AIRDROP BY C-130 AIRCRAFT - CONTINUED
CONFIGURE MACHINE FOR AIRDROP - CONTINUED
Shut down engine.
Hitch and steering movement can reduce clearances suddenly and cause personnel injury. Always stop
engine BEFORE working in area of hitch link.
Install all steering cylinder locking collars:
Disassemble each of four locking collar assemblies, two short (6 5/8 in.) and two long (10 3/4 in.): remove two
bolts and washers and open each short locking collar and remove hose wrapping. Remove three bolts and washers
and open each long locking collar and remove hose wrapping.
To prevent damage to cylinder rod, ensure rod surface is free of dirt or other debris before locking collars are
Position hose wrappings and one short and one long locking collar around rod end of each steering cylinder.
Install three washers and bolts to each long locking collar. Install two washers and bolts to each short locking col-
lar. Tighten bolts evenly and securely.
SHORT LOCKING COLLAR