Component(s) Impacted
NDT or Other Action, Frequency
NDT or Other Action Required By
ManufacturerA.R.M.
RideAli-Baba aka 1001 Nacht's
Component(s) Impacted
1. Check for surface cracks in main arm joint weldment, main arm to center weldment, car mounting blocks and car frame weldments, tower bolt blocks weldment, tower to trailer weldment, car slewing ring mounting plate to arm weldment
2. Check for surface cracks in parent metal at weld toes, edges of holes, and flame-cut edges.
3. Check for cracks in drive-shafts in the vicinity of keyways, holes, changes in diam. and other geometric discontinuities. 4. Check for reduction in wall thickness of hollow sections especially at weld toes.
NDT or Other Action, Frequency
Non-destructive test (NDT) must be completed every 2 years: 1&2 check by Dye Penetrant and Magnetic Particle. 3 & 4 Use Ultrasonic to test drive shafts and wall thickness of hollow sections.
NDT or Other Action Required By
1001 Nacht's or Ali-Baba Operations Manual, Section 6, Pages 6.10, 6.11
 
ManufacturerA.R.M.
RideAli-Baba, aka 1001 Nights.
Component(s) Impacted
Welds and Parent metal in their direct vicinity in all Critical Areas indicated by drawing on P. 5.09 and described on P. 5.10 of the Manual (section 5).
NDT or Other Action, Frequency
NDT to be performed annually, contact manufacturer for details.
NDT or Other Action Required By
A.R.M Ali-Baba Manual, section 5.
 
ManufacturerA.R.M.
RideHigh Flyer
Component(s) Impacted
Welds and Parent metal in their direct vicinity in all Critical Areas indicated by drawing on P. 5.08 and described on P. 5.09 of the Manual (section 5).
NDT or Other Action, Frequency
NDT to be performed annually, contact manufacturer for details.
NDT or Other Action Required By
A.R.M High Flyer Manual, section 5.
 
ManufacturerA.R.M.
RideHigh Flyer
Component(s) Impacted
1. Check for Surface Cracks in the following weldments (particularly along the throat): Main Arm Joint (at mid position), Main Arm To Center, Car Top Beam and Stay Bracket, Tower Bolt Block, Tower To Trailer, Tie Rod End.
2. Check for Surface Cracks in Parent Metal at Weld Toes, Edges of Holes, Flamecut Edges, and in all areas of possible stress concentration (contact ARM for details). 3.Check for cracks/internal flaws in drive shafts in the vicinity of keyways, holes, changes in diameter, or any other geometric discontinuity. 4. Check for Reduction in wall thickness of hollow sections caused by internal corrosion
NDT or Other Action, Frequency
All NDT to be performed Every 2 years. 2. Use Dye Penetrant and Magnetic Particle for Surface Cracks. 3. Use Ultrasonic for internal cracks/flaws and wall thicknesses (see High-Flyer Manual P. 6.11)
NDT or Other Action Required By
High Flyer Manual Pages 6.10, 6.11 and 6.12
 
ManufacturerA.R.M.
RideQuasar
Component(s) Impacted
Lifting Frames, weldment of main hinge boss to Link Assembly, and in the Link Parent Metal
NDT or Other Action, Frequency
Annual NDT (Electromagnetic and Ultrasonic recommended)
NDT or Other Action Required By
ARM Bulletin S.B/QUA/03/003, dated February 1994
 
ManufacturerA.R.M.
RideSky Master
Component(s) Impacted
1. Check Parent Metal for surface cracks at weld toes, edges of holes, flamecut edges and hi stress areas. Check welds for surface cracks. 2. Check for reduction in wall thickness in hollow sections due to corrosion, particularly in the vicinity of welds. 3. Check for cracks and flaws in drive shafts in the vicinity of keyways, holes, changes of dia., or any other discontinuity.
NDT or Other Action, Frequency
1. Dye Penetrant or Magnetic Particle for surface cracks of parent metal or welds, every 2 years. 2. Ultrasonic Testing for wall thickness of hollow sections, every 2 years. 3. Ultrasonic Testing, Magnetic Particle and Dye penetrant for flaws.
NDT or Other Action Required By
Manual pages 5-19 to 5.21 for the detailed requirements.
 
ManufacturerA.R.M.
RideSky Master
Component(s) Impacted
All Bolts in the "Critical Areas". The "Critical Areas" are shown on a diagram on Page 5.09 (areas 1 thru5), and described in detail on page 5.10 of the manual, including but not limited to Tower Base fixing bolts, Car-To-Arm Fixing bolts, and Counter-weight hinge bolts.
NDT or Other Action, Frequency
All the Bolts in the "Critical Areas" are to be replaced Annually, according to page 6.04 of the Manual, under "Bolts to Replace In Safety Critical Areas".
NDT or Other Action Required By
The Sky Master Manual Pages 5.09, 5.10, and 6.04
 
ManufacturerA.R.M.
RideSky Master
Component(s) Impacted
Main arm drive pinions
NDT or Other Action, Frequency
Replace every 3 to five years depending on usage
NDT or Other Action Required By
Manual page 6-04
 
ManufacturerA.R.M.
RideSky Master aka Tomahawk
Component(s) Impacted
Refer to your owner's manual, page 5.10
NDT or Other Action, Frequency
Non-destructive test (NDT) must be completed every 9 months
NDT or Other Action Required By
ARM owner's manual, pages 5.06, 5.08, 5.09, and 5.10.
 
ManufacturerA.R.M.
RideSky Master aka Tomahawk
Component(s) Impacted
Over the Shoulder Restraints
NDT or Other Action, Frequency
Replace all over the shoulder restraints on your ride before the ride turns 5 year old
NDT or Other Action Required By
ARM US Bulletin SB 013007 dated 2/16/07 and Massachusetts Notice of Recommended Action Dated 8/10/06
 
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