(3) Insure that fuel tank contents of truck
that loading, tie down, and unloading are
do not exceed 3/4-tank capacity.
accompli shed as prescribed by this
(4) Attach small clevis assembly to each
wheel hub of M151 1/4-ton truck.
(3) Effecting advance coordination with the
(5) Position guides in helicopter and at left
transporting unit. This coordination
front of item to observe clearances and
will include a request for the tiedown de-
to signal truck driver as necessary.
(6) Back item into helicopter to tiedown
(4) Providing manpower and the necessary
posit ion; truck and trailer remain
shoring, padding, vehicles, and other ma-
terials required to accomplish item prepa-
(7) Place truck transmission in gear: set
ration, loading, and unloading.
(5) Providing guidance to the helicopter
brakes on truck and trailer.
(8) Tie down the item in accordance with
commander relative to safety and to any
technical peculiarities of the item which
table. Six MB-1 and six CGU-1/B
may affect its safe and reliable air trans-
tiedown devices are required.
(9) Three men can prepare, load, and tie
down the item in approximately 25
(1) Supplying a sufficient quantity of the
type of tiedown devices requested.
(2) Operating helicopter-associated equip-
Note. It is emphasized that the times given
for the operations described in this manual
ment and monitoring loadling, tiedown,
are for guidance purposes only and may vary,
and unloading procedures to insure con-
dependent upon existing conditions.
formance with this manual.
(3) Inspecting the helicopter for service-
ability appropriate to the mission and
complying with pertinent aviation direc-
4. Load Description
The approximate dimensions and weight of tile
item are as follows:
Length Width Height Weight
(in.) (in.) (in.)
M151 Truck _____________
M100 Trailer ------------
Weight includes 500 pounds of cargo secured in trailer.
5. Preparation and Loading
F o u r small clevis assemblies
(FSN 1670-360-0304) .
(1) Remove truck top and store in vehicle;
strap down the top supports.
Figure 1. Typical tiedown of M100 1/4-ton trailer.
(2) Lower and lock windshield.
(View through main cabin entrance door.)