Tail lift Hand Control
Release the LIFT UP switch when the ball joint of the bearing pads and the sockets of
the far bank support are aligned.
Connect the bearing pads to the far bank support by retracting the spring-loaded pin,
inserting the ball joint and re-inserting the pin. Make sure the spring-loaded pin is
Replace the stepladder on the tail lift platform and re-strap to secure on to the tail lift
The following operation is only carried out if the launch vehicle is being deployed from the
staging area to the bridge site.
On the tail lift pendant, operate the LIFT UP switch to raise the tail lift platform to
support the far bank support.