To prevent injury and equipment damage from strut collapse and
helicopter rollover, personnel will remain clear of helicopter during
kneeling or erecting operations.
To prevent injury from possible helicopter rollover, keep struts as close
to the same length as possible during kneeling and erecting operations.
To prevent damage to equipment from excessive stress on helicopter
landing gear and cargo aircraft winch, do not apply helicopter brakes
during kneeling or erecting operations.
To prevent damage to equipment, maintain adequate overhead and
underbelly clearance during kneeling and erecting operations.
(1). Position personnel.
Position one person to operate left shut off valve.
Position one person to operate right shut off valve.
Position one person to move hydraulic kneeling cart, as required.
Position one person to operate hydraulic cart.
Position personnel to monitor overhead and underbelly clearances.
(2). Extend struts.
Landing gear struts are extended separately to ensure that hydraulic
hoses are correctly connected.
Connect and check out cart (Paragraphs 2-4 and 2-5).