(4). Connect 40 foot kneeling hoses to shutoff valve/hoses connected to helicopter.
To prevent injury and equipment damage from strut collapse and
helicopter roll-over, hydraulic lines must be properly connected. The
cart operator stands in front of and facing the helicopter. Connecting the
left hose to the right strut and the right hose to the left strut will avoid
confusion during kneeling and erecting operations. The LEFT switch on
the controller will operate the landing gear on the operators left. The
RIGHT switch on the controller will operate the landing gear on the
Place hydraulic cart in front of helicopter with hydraulic cart and cart operator facing helicopter.
Connect left hand 40 foot kneeling hose to right hand landing gear strut shutoff valve/hose.
Connect right hand 40 foot kneeling hose to left hand landing gear strut shutoff valve/hose.
(5). Position personnel. Paragraph 2-8b(1).
(6). Raise helicopter.
Before fully erecting helicopter, switches are checked separately to
ensure that hydraulic hoses are correctly connected.
Set pump switch S4 (10, Figure 2-1) to ON on controller.
Open left and right shutoff valves.
Momentarily move LEFT switch S1 (12) on controller to RAISE position. Ensure that landing gear on
operators left extends, release LEFT switch S1.