SECTION V. REMOVAL AND STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS
3-28. Removal. Remove the Helicopter Internal Cargo
Handling System from the CH47 Helicopter in reverse
order of the installation procedures in Chapter 2. The
eight 10k fitting assemblies (22, Figure 3-2) and ramp
skid pad (20) should be left in place. All removed
equipment should be properly tagged and stored to
ensure proper installation when desired.
3-29. Storage. The Helicopter Internal Cargo Handling
System must be protected against deterioration at all
times. Direct contact with rain, sand, dust, etc., must be
avoided. TEMPORARY storage may be outdoors only if
suitable covering is provided to prevent fouling of
closely fitted parts. If exposure has taken place, the
system must be cleaned, inspected, and checked
EXTENDED storage must be indoors, with complete
checkout before each use
3-30. Cleaning. Refer to Chapter 3, Section II, for
instructions on cleaning the Helicopter Internal Cargo
3-31. Painting. Paint the Helicopter Internal Cargo
Handling System in accordance with the following
requirements of OSHA 1910.107.
Respiratory protective devices will
be used when required by local
When paint wears or chips off aluminum, the
exposed surfaces will be recoated and repainted to
Apply two coats of MX-P-23377 epoxy primer in
accordance with MILC-22751.
Then apply one coat of semigloss synthetic
enamel in accordance with MILSTD808.
3-32. Preservation To preserve the Helicopter Internal
Cargo Handling System, refer to paragraphs 3-28, 3-29