PREPARATION FOR TRANSPORT - CONTINUED
AIR TRANSPORT - CONTINUED
x. Rotate bogie wheel retaining collar turn clockwise to lock bogie wheels in position. It may be necessary to screw
shaft down to take up slack in bogie wheel lock, using handle stowed on bogie wheel frame.
(LOCKED - BOGIE WHEELS DOWN)
y. Close bogie wheel pressure valve by turning handle 90 degrees clockwise.
z. Shut down RTCH engine.
aa.Tie boom to RTCH frame.
ab.Secure RTCH to tiedown locations inside aircraft IAW tiedown instructions on RTCH data plate and on aircraft.
Unload RTCH from C-5 or C-17 Aircraft.
a. Remove all tiedowns.
b. Open bogie wheel pressure valve inside remote hydraulic control compartment by turning handle 90 degrees counter-
c. Rotate bogie wheel retaining collar turn clockwise to unlock bogie wheels.
d. Raise boom support to 30-degree mark on frame. Refer to Placing Boom Support in Transport Position in this work
Always use a ground guide (load master) and DO NOT exceed 1 mph (1.6 kph) when backing RTCH
down aircraft ramps. Failure to use a ground guide may result in an accident, causing death or injury
to personnel or damage to equipment.
Oversteering will damage dolly and bogie wheels.
e. Use 2-wheel steering mode to slowly back RTCH down ramps. DO NOT exceed 1 mph (1.6 kph) speed. Only slight
steering corrections (no more than turn of steering wheel) are allowed during unloading.
f. Inside remote hydraulic control compartment, close bogie wheel pressure valve.
g. Inside remote hydraulic control compartment, pull bogie wheel lever to fully raise bogie wheels.