Counterweight installation is necessary only after air transport by C-130 aircraft.
Side Counterweight Installation
Side counterweights are secured on a pallet.
Components of counterweight removal tool are located in BII tool bag.
Figure 9. Counterweights.
1. Assemble counterweight removal tool (see procedures in this work package).
Use extreme caution when handling heavy parts. Provide adequate support and use
assistance during procedure. Ensure lifting device used is in good condition and of
suitable load capacity. Keep clear of heavy parts supported only by lifting device. Failure to
follow this warning may cause injury or death to personnel.
Each side counterweight weighs approximately 324 lb (147 kg).
Side counterweights have lateral hole to accommodate counterweight removal tool.