Operator Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services For LRU-18/U and Container.
Item To Be
Not Fully Mission
Ensure that the beaded inflation handle is readily
accessible. The beaded inflation handle shall be
secured with four snap fasteners to the container and
Inspect exposed metal parts for corrosion and
Inspect container fabric and straps for security of
stitching, cuts, tears, abrasions, and other damage.
Inspect the safety tie on the beaded inflation handle.
The beaded inflation handle safety tie may be
replaced without removing the life raft from service.
d. Inspect for nylon thread safety tie on inflation valve
Inspect hook and pile tape for secure attachment and
Inspect container straps plastic buckles for damage.
Don and adjust container straps to ensure proper fit.
If any discrepancy
is noted, the
SRU-37/P shall be
service and repaired
in accordance with
OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
2.2 ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE.
The operator is not required to unpack, assemble, or install any LRU-18/U components. These requirements are accom-
plished by the ALSE shop.
2.3 INITIAL ADJUSTMENTS AND CHECKS.
FLIGHT OPERATIONS WHILE WEARING LRU-18/U AND CONTAINER
Prior to flight operations in any helicopter, aviators/crewmembers must ensure
that the LRU-18/U life raft and container assembly does not cause interference
with flight controls, weapons systems operation, or performance of inflight
duties. If interference occurs during a full control sweep, a different wearing
position must be utilized.