3.1.11 Opening The Working Platform
Remove the folding steps and two crane stabilizer spreader pads from the top of the
platform by undoing the transportation straps and lift them to a safe position away from
the tail lift working area where they won't be damaged, or in somebody else's working
Release the two flexible draw latches securing the hinged platforms.
Figure 3. 2 Tail lift Stowage Straps
Open both sides of the platform by using the lifting straps, being careful not to let the
platform sides drop, lower them gently to a horizontal position.
Figure 3. 3 Opening the Tail lift Platform
Open the telescopic parts from both sides, by pulling the straps, ensuring they are