Because Sikorsky designed the S-92 to meet both military and civilian standards, civilian operators benefit from the military's field maintenance requirements as well as the corrosion resistance demanded by North Sea service companies. In fact, the battle damage/flaw requirements have now driven a large majority of the helicopter's components to on-condition visual inspections. The civilian requirement for this flaw testing falls under FAR Part 29.571, Amendment 29-28, and states that ...

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