GENERAL MAINTENANCE (Contd)
PREPARATION FOR SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE (Contd)
7. Transport of REB by Aircraft. The REB is transportable by C-130 aircraft.
Refer to Marking, Packing, and Shipment of Supplies and Equipment, TM 746-10, for
shipping information. Refer to steps 7a through 7e for aircraft loading preparation,
and step 7f for palletizing and loading instructions.
The operator will prep the REB for loading, at the aircraft
loadmaster's direction, by performing steps 7a through 7e.
a. Remove battery box cover. Refer
to WP 0007 00. Loadmaster
inspect all four battery terminals for plastic terminal lug covers. Replace battery box
cover. Install washer and wingnut tightly.
b. With loadmaster present, drain LPU fuel tank as required by AFJMAN 24-
To prevent damage to tarmac when unloading pallet to
ground, position plywood under contact points of pallet.
The REB should not be loaded onto C-130 aircraft utilizing
the REB pallet wheels and standard internal winching
procedures. Failure to comply will result in damage to the
aircraft's ramp and deformation of cargo floor.
Perform step 7d if transport of pallet on ground is necessary
to locate REB near aircraft prior to palletizing.
Lower pallet support wheels
to fully down position. Refer
to WP 0022 00.
Raise pallet support wheels to fully up position prior to palletizing REB.
e. Install pallet lifting brackets. Refer
to WP 0032 00.
f. Palletize REB prior to loading on aircraft as follows:
Ensure cargo loader has a lifting capacity of 25,000 lb
(1,134 kg) or damage to equipment and injury or death to
personnel may result.
a three pallet
train with couplers onto
a suitable cargo loader.
(2) Position ten 4 in. (102mm) by 4 in. (102 mm) by 70 in. (178 cm) pieces
of shoring laterally across the three pallet train approximately 20 in. (51 cm)
Ensure BII pallet lifting brackets and lifting sling are
correctly installed or damage to the REB launch boom locks