AIRDROP BY C-130 AIRCRAFT - CONTINUED
CONFIGURE MACHINE FOR AIRDROP - CONTINUED
Tires are deflated to decrease height of machine. If a tire pressure gage is not available, a measurement
can be taken, from ground to Bottom Dead Center (BDC) of rim, to determine if tire has been ade-
Distance between ground and BDC of rim on each front tire should be 11.5 in. (29.2 cm). Distance
between ground and BDC of rim on each rear tire should be 14.25 in. (36.2 cm).
Reduce tire inflation pressure to 17 psi (117 kPa) on front tires and 24 psi (165 kPa) on rear tires, using repair tool (Item