N o t e . Insure that fuel tank contents of
unloading are accomplished as pre-
trucks do not exceed 3/4-tank capacity.
scribed by this manual.
(3) Attach small clevis assembly to each
(3) Effecting advance coordination with
axle hub of M151 1/4-ton trucks.
the transporting unit. This coordina-
Position guides in helicopter and at
tion will include a request for the tie-
left front of truck to observe clear-
down devices required.
ances and to signal drivers as neces-
(4) Providing manpower and the neces-
sary shoring, padding, vehicles, and
Back first truck into helicopter to tie-
other materials required to accomplish
down position; place transmission in
vehicle preparation, loading, and un-
gear and set brakes.
Back truck with trailer into helicopter
(5) Providing guidance to the helicopter
to tiedown position and keep coupled;
commander relative to safety and to
place transmission in gear and set
any technical peculiarities of the
brakes on truck and trailer.
vehicles which may affect their safe
Tie down vehicles in accordance with
and reliable air transport.
figures 1, 2, 3 and the tiedown data
table. Twenty CGU1/B tiedown de-
b. Transporting unit.
vices are required.
(1) Supplying a sufficient quantity of the
Note. Complete tiedown of aft truck after
type of tiedown devices requested.
helicopter ramp is raised to the in-flight posi-
(2) Operating helicopter-associated equip-
ment and monitoring loading, tiedown,
(8) Four men can prepare, load, and tie
and unloading procedures to insure
down the vehicles in approximately
conformance with this manual.
(3) Inspecting the helicopter for service-
Note. It is emphasized that the times given
ability appropriate to the mission and
for the operations described in this manual are
complying with pertinent aviation
for guidance purposes only and may vary,
dependent upon existing conditions.
The approximate dimensions and weight of
the vehicles are as follows:
M151 Truck - - - -
M100 Trailer - - - -
M416 Trailer - - - -
* Weight includes 500 pounds of cargo secured in trailer.
Preparation and Loading
a. Materials. Eight small clevis assemblies
(1) Remove truck tops and store inside
trucks; strap down the top supports.
Figure 1. M151 1/4-ton truck positioned and tied down.
(2) Lower and lock windshield of each
(Tiedowns have not yet been afixed to front lifting
shackles.) View looking forward in helicopter.