Insert hose nozzle (4) into filler port. Fill tank to
· No aircraft electrical power required to
fuel ERFS tanks.
· Fill tanks to 580 gallons and check fuel
quantity level indicators. Refer to Table
3-1, fuel quantity, gallons, and pounds
Remove nozzle (4) from filler port.
Install filler port cap (3) and secure.
Disconnect ground lead (1) from tank receptacle (2).
· Observe all cautions and warnings
posted on tanks when refueling the
ERFS. Minimum personnel will be
present during refueling operations.
Ensure ERFS and aircraft vents, and
cargo and troop doors are open before
refueling starts. Adequate fire fighting
equipment will be readily available per
· FUELING/DEFUELING. When refueling
ERFS or operating a forward area
refueling system (FARE), the vehicle
used to service or is being serviced will
be parked a minimum of 20 feet from the
· Before refueling and defueling the ERFS,
the fuel truck must be grounded to
ground and aircraft. During defueling
ensure all aircraft electrical switches are
turned off. Refer to FM 10-68.
Table 3-1. Fuel Quantity, Gallons, and Pounds Decals