GENERAL MAINTENANCE (Contd)
PREPARATION FOR SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE (Contd)
To maintain a low center of gravity, the lifting sling must be
connected to pallet launch boom lifting eyes and A-frame hook
bar only. Failure to comply may result in damage to
equipment or injury or death to personnel.
(3) Using a suitable lifting device and lifting sling connected to REB
pallet's launch boom lifting eyes and A-frame center hook bar (refer to WP
lift and position
the ten pieces
(4) Due to insufficient space along the aircraft's sides, it is recommended
that vertical restraints be applied to the three pallet train prior to loading
on aircraft. Loadmaster will determine quantity and location of restraints.
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.
To accomplish loading, two loadmasters and three aerial port
personnel are recommended to observe clearances when
loading REB on aircraft and applying required restraint.
(5) Using suitable cargo loader, load REB on aircraft using standard
palletized loading procedures.
(6) Apply forward, aft, and lateral restraint once REB is downloaded.
Follow standard tiedown pattern. Loadmaster will determine tiedown points
and tiedown forces to be applied.
Offloading is the reverse of loading.
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