4.18.2 Stowing the Far Bank Support
TAIL LIFT OPERATION. THE TAIL LIFT IS DESIGNED TO CARRY A MAXIMUM OF FOUR
PERSONS (500KG (1102.31LBS)). DO NOT OVERLOAD THE TAIL LIFT OR PERSONS
COULD BE KILLED OR INJURED AND THE TAIL LIFT DAMAGED IN THE EVENT OF A
CRUSH INJURY. RAISING THE TAIL LIFT WITH THE GUARD RAILS ERECTED MAY
CAUSE A TRAPPING HAZARD. KEEP ALL LIMBS CLEAR DURING TAIL LIFT MOVEMENT.
The tail lift is designed to carry a maximum of four persons (1102.31 lbs (500 kg)). Do not
overload the tail lift. The tail lift will be damaged in the event of a failure.
Operate the SWING UP switch until the tail lift structure supports the far bank support
ensuring that the far bank support locates in the stirrups on the tail lift.
Step onto the far bank support and retract the shootbolt securing it in the extended
position and clip it into its retracted position.
Operate the SWING UP switch until the tail lift platform compresses the far bank
support and the retracted position locking holes are aligned.
Insert the lower shootbolt in the far bank support at its retracted position and clip.
Operate the LIFT DOWN switch until the tail lift platform is at ground level and its
support of the far bank support is removed.
Install the far bank support bearing pads in their stowed position on the far bank
Install the transportation securing straps on the far bank support and secure it in its
stowed position on the launch vehicle.
Recover the crane spreader pads to their stowage on the tail lift and secure them with
Recover the stepladder, locate it in its stowed position on the tail lift, and strap.
18.104.22.168 On the tail lift pendant, operate the SWING UP switch to set the tail lift platform to the
stowed position. Make sure the swing hydraulic cylinders operate and the tail lift
platform moves to the transport position.
22.214.171.124 On the tail lift pendant, release the SWING UP switch when the tail lift platform is
stowed in the transport position.
126.96.36.199 On the tail lift pendant, operate the LIFT UP or LIFT DOWN switches to move the tail
lift platform to the position ready for stowing. Make sure the lift hydraulic cylinders
operate and the tail lift platform moves to the position ready for stowing.
188.8.131.52 On the tail lift pendant, release the LIFT UP or LIFT DOWN switches when the tail lift
platform is in position ready for stowing.