2-18. LOADING NATO FLATRACK FROM THE GROUND (continued).
If LHS hook and NATO flatrack hook bar are not properly engaged, move joystick
to unload and release when hook tip is below NATO flatrack hook bar, release
Transporter parking brake, move Transporter away from NATO flatrack, and
repeat Steps (j) through (m).
n. Turn HIGH IDLE switch (3) to ON.
o. Release service brake.
p. Move joystick (6) to LOAD. Allow Transporter to move
underneath NATO flatrack. Make sure NATO flatrack runners
engage LHS rear rollers.
q. Set parking brake when NATO flatrack runners come onto LHS
rear rollers and NATO flatrack clears the ground.
Hold joystick (6) in LOAD position until NATO flatrack is loaded. As NATO flatrack reaches stowed
position, position HIGH IDLE switch (3) to OFF.
When NO TRANSIT WHEN LIT indicator is illuminated, Transporter may be
maneuvered in the immediate vicinity of the loading/unloading site. However,
Transporter is unsafe for road travel. Open-road driving when NO TRANSIT
WHEN LIT indicator is illuminated could result in death or injury to personnel
or damage to equipment.
Release joystick (6) when hook is fully stowed and NO TRANSIT WHEN LIT indicator (7) light has gone
While maneuvering Transporter in the immediate vicinity of the loading or
unloading site, LHS MODE SELECT switch may be in any setting. However,
LHS MODE SELECT switch must be set to OFF/TRANSPORT prior to road
travel, to prevent damage to main frame and hook arm cylinders.
Position PTO ENGAGE switch (2) to OFF, and turn LHS MODE SELECT switch (1) to OFF/TRANSPORT.