Steer the launch vehicle straight up and down hills if possible.
g. Set the transmission range selector (Figure 12. 14. (8)) to 2nd or 3rd gear to go
down medium grades.
h. Drive at slower speeds and keep twice the normal distance from the vehicle
Activate turn signals sooner.
Never deploy launch vehicle in unsuitable ground conditions.
If there is a likelihood of the A-frame feet sliding, ground stakes should be driven
in to stop the feet dragging or sliding.
Install tire chains, if needed.
m. Keep the throttle control (Figure 12. 14. (10)) steady when the slide frame is
being opened or closed.
n. Always clear snow & ice off the top of the bridge and pinning holes before
commencement of bridge build or retrieval.
o. When not viewing the interface panel keep the outer door closed.
RISK OF SKIDDING. APPLY ENGINE BRAKE ONLY WHEN THE LAUNCH VEHICLE TIRES
HAVE GOOD TRACTION. USE OF ENGINE BRAKE ON SLICK SURFACES CAN CAUSE
LAUNCH VEHICLE TO SKID AND CAUSE INJURY OR DEATH.
Pressing the brake lightly will help keep launch vehicle from skidding.