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Army air force ground crew info
« on: December 25, 2010, 11:18:32 PM »
Here all is the load / unload drill for the M5 bomb service trailer. MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

Scott

Load:

Handling of the 250 pound bomb
Loading

The instant the no. 1 man, the driver, stops the bomb service vehicles at the bomb area, no. 4 man, the crew chief will give the command, ?load?. No. 2 man will set the trailer brake, open the trailer and truck tool boxes, and will give a small bomb handling bar to no. 1 man and one to no. 3 man. No. 2 will also and obtain and gives two web straps to no. 4 man, No. 1 man and No. 3 man will carry the bombs to the trailer. No. 2 man will assist no. 1 man and no. 3 man in positioning the bombs on the trailer. No. 4 man will secure the bombs to the trailer with web straps. After the trailer is loaded, no. 1 man will return the bomb handling bars to the truck tool box, and will insert all the nose fuzes. No. 3 man will assemble all fins to the bombs with assistance of no. 2 man. No. 2 man will insert all tail fuses. No. 4 man will insert all arming wires, inspect all completed work, release the trailer brake, and give the command ?mount?.




unload:

Handling of the 250 pound bomb
Unloading

When the truck arrives at its destination and is brought to a stop by no. 1 man, No. 4 man will give the command, ?unload?. No. 2 man will set the trailer brake, open the truck and trailer tool boxes, and will give a small bomb handling bar to Mo. 1 man and one to No. 3 man. No. 4 man will detach the web straps from the bombs and trailer. No. 1 and No. 3 man will carry the bombs to a place designated by the crew chief. No. 2 man will assist No. 1 man and No. 3 man as required. After the bombs are unloaded from the trailer, No. 1 man will return the small bomb handling bars to the truck tool box. No. 4 man will roll up and return the web straps to the trailer tool box, release the trailer brakes, and give the command ?mount?.



Msgt. Scott Dunkirk
AZGCLHU Inc.
WW2 Army air force crew chief
http://www.arizonagroundcrew.org/
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/groundcrews/