Deployment Using External (10 kW TQG) Power
To prevent death or injury to personnel from contamination, do not shut ECV off until
external TQG is set up and operational.
Communications between LMS crew and cab crew are essential. A method of communication
should be established as early as possible (possibly prior to mission). This can take the form
of voice communications, hand signals, field phones if available, or a combination of any of
At times voice communications will be difficult due to high noise levels.
a. Cab Crew Tasks
Refer to para 188.8.131.52 for deployment using external power.
b. LMS Crew Tasks
Switching to external power prior to shutting down ECV engine will cause damage to engine.
Ensure access door and emergency exit hatch are closed and latched.
Perform the following steps after cab crew has turned TQG on.
On rear control panel (1, figure 2-36), set POWER MODE switch (2) to EXT.
Ensure the following circuit breakers are set to ON:
OUTLET ASSY (3)
INSTM CONT (6)
HYDRAULIC PUMP/MOTOR (8)
Set converter AC INPUT (9) circuit breaker to ON.
Set converter power switch (10) to ON.
MISSION PROFILE STATIC indicator will not light if INSTM CONT circuit breaker is not
Set MISSION PROFILE switch (11) to STATIC. STATIC indicator will light (white).
Press EXTERNAL HYDRAULIC PUMP switch (12) to ON. HYD PUMP ON indicator will light