CBPS Striking Procedures - Continued.
b. Cab Crew Tasks
Cab crew member no. 1 proceeds as follows:
Verify circuit breaker on power panel is set to OFF.
Disconnect TQG power cable from power panel.
Disconnect ground lead from power panel and ground stake.
Pull ground stake from ground.
Coil TQG power cable and ground lead and place on top of TQG.
Remove lights, medical chests, litter stands and other items from TALP entrance and stow.
Loosen two outer TALP rail knobs (8, figure 2-27). Signal LMS crew to remove rails (3).
Remove outer TALP airlock door (9) by disengaging latch clamp (10) and removing retaining
clamp (11). Store door (9) on HMT.
Push TALP fabric into ABS.
Unroll TALP door flap (12) and secure opening as tightly as possible with fastener hook and
fastener loop tape.
Remove outer ambulatory airlock door (13) by loosening spring clips and separating fastener
hooks and fastener loops. Stow door (13) on HMT.
Unroll ambulatory door flap (14) and secure outer ambulatory airlock door (13) opening as
tightly as possible with fastener hook and fastener loop tape.
To prevent injury to personnel when removing air beam dump caps, grip dump cap firmly,
release latches slowly and keep face away. Pressure may cause dump caps to come off
To prevent damage to dump cap lanyard, grip dump cap firmly when removing. Do not allow
dump cap lanyard to forcefully pull away from ABS.
Check that LMS crew has entered LMS. To deflate the air beams, unlatch six dump caps (1,
figure 2-29) along driver side of ABS and one on ambulatory door entry area.
ABS fabric may be slippery, especially under wet or muddy conditions. Use care when
walking on ABS, as surface may be bumpy due to air beam inflation manifold or folds of
fabric and may cause a tripping hazard.
To avoid damage to ABS, DO NOT pull on Dee Rings.
(10) Fold airlock (2) back onto main part of ABS.
(11) Cab crew member no. 2 proceeds as follows:
Loosen ABS lines and pull up stakes.