PALLET CONTROLS AND INDICATORS (Contd)
Use of pallet winch for lifting or pulling anything other
than the REB is not authorized and may result in
damage to equipment and possible injury to personnel.
WINCH WIRE ROPE HOOK -- During launch, retrieval, and transport of
bridge, the pallet winch wire rope hook remains connected to lifting eye on
bridge launch beam. After bridge is lowered to ground, hook is manually
disconnected from launch beam lifting eye and then connected to lifting eye on
pallet launch boom. To connect hook, depress spring-loaded lever against
lifting eye until lifting eye passes into hook and lever closes. To disconnect
hook, depress spring-loaded lever until lifting eye can pass out of hook.
PALLET LIFTING EYES -- Use lifting eye at center bar of pallet launch
boom to stow pallet winch wire rope hook when bridge is not on pallet. Use
lifting eye at support shaft end of pallet launch boom to connect aircraft winch
for loading and unloading of pallet.
LPU SPEED CONTROL LEVER -- Prior to starting the LPU engine, the
speed control lever is moved to maximum START position; end of lever should
point up. To stop LPU engine, turn lever to the right to STOP position.
SUPPORT SHAFT END