Figure 4-2-2. Machine Gun M60D
4-2-9. Inflight Operation. Inflight operation con-
sists of the following:
Inflight operation consists of the following:
1. Preparation for firing.
a. Check the machine gun to see that it is
secured with a quick-release pin on the
pintle (fig. 4-2-9).
b. Check the machine gun for freedom of
movement in elevation, depression,
c. Load the linked cartridges into the ma-
Inspect the linked cartridges to make sure
they are securely positioned in the links.
The pilot will alert the gunners when there is
need to fire the machine gun.
With the machine gun loaded and aimed, push the safety
button to fire (F) position. Because of the low rate of fire,