PREPARATION FOR AIR TRANSPORT
The D6K Dozer can be transported on a C-5 or C-17 without component removal.
1. Position dozer blade for transport position. Refer to Dozer Blade Stowage/Unstowage in this work package.
2. Ensure fuel level is between 25 and 75 percent full.
WARN I N G
Always use a ground guide when moving machine up ramp to load on aircraft. Failure to
use a ground guide may result in an accident, causing injury or death to personnel or
damage to equipment.
3. Start engine (TM 5-2410-240-10).
4. Angle dozer blade as far left as possible, reducing total width of machine (TM 5-2410-240-10).
5. Following instructions from load master, move machine straight on aircraft. Roll speed control wheel left
(clockwise) to decrease ground speed, and negotiate ramps at slowest speed possible (TM 5-2410-240-10).
6. Once inside aircraft, stop machine and engage parking brake when directed to do so (TM 5-2410-240-10).
7. Lower blade on wood blocks and apply slight downward pressure (TM 5-2410-240-10).
8. Stop engine (TM 5-2410-240-10).
9. Provide assistance, as required, in blocking/shoring/lashing machine for transport in accordance with shipping
END OF TASK
PREPARATION FOR AIRDROP
The D6K Dozer is air-droppable by C-130 only.
1. Start engine (TM 5-2410-240-10).
2. Drive dozer on airdrop platform. Ensure dozer is centered on platform (TM 5-2410-240-10).
3. Position dozer blade for transport position. Refer to Dozer Blade Stowage/Unstowage in this work package.
4. Fully raise blade (TM 5-2410-240-10).
5. Engage parking brakes (TM 5-2410-240-10).
6. Stop engine (TM 5-2410-240-10).
7. Remove ROPS/FOPS, headrest, and exhaust stack. Refer to ROPS/FOPS Removal, Installation in this work
8. Prepare powertrain for airdrop. Refer to Preparing Powertrain for Airdrop in this work package.
9. Block and shore machine securely and tie down on platform in accordance with data plate for shipping.