DEPLOYMENT BY HELICOPTER (Contd)
A 1/2-in. (13-mm) diameter by 25-ft (7.6-m) rope
(lanyard) must be tied through eye of pin (refer to
Item 7, WP 0070 00) prior to inserting pin in travel
latch. Use a bowline knot. (Refer to WP 0035 00.)
p. Insert pin and lanyard in travel latch (1) and secure opposite end of lanyard
Ensure all boats are clear of bay unfolding area prior to
releasing travel latch; bay unfolds with extreme force.
Failure to comply may result in damage to equipment
and possible injury or death to personnel.
It will be difficult to open the travel latch with the pin
and lanyard unless the lanyard is pulled in a straight
line perpendicular to the end of bay.
q. Unfold bay by pulling on lanyard to open travel latch (1). Retrieve lanyard
r. Secure bay. Refer to Securing Interior Bay After Launch, WP 0029 00, or
Securing Ramp Bay After Launch, WP 0028 00.
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