Recommended Hydrualic Aircraft Jack Proof Load Testing & Maintenance Schedule

As mentioned in previous hydrualic aircraft jack maintenance articles, manufacturers recommend 90 day maintenance and testing be done on your jack(s) once every 12 months. Testing may also be advised outside of the regular schedule if an event takes places that could potentially damage the jack. For example, being dropped or having something dropped on the jack that may cause damage to the structure or the hydraulic system. Below is an example of maintenance and aircraft jack proof load testing guidelines recommend by most hydrualic aircraft jack  manufacturers.

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