DD Form 1748 "Joint Airdrop Inspection Record (Platforms)"

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JOINT AIRDROP INSPECTION RECORD (PLATFORMS)
(See reverse for instructions)
1. UNIT BEING AIRDROPPED
2. AIRLIFT UNIT (*)
3. DEPARTURE AIRFIELD (ONLOAD)
5. AIRCRAFT SERIAL NO. (*)
4. TYPE AIRCRAFT
6. ITEM DESCRIPTION
7. RIGGED IAW FM/TO NO
8. LOAD POSITION (*)
OF
9. WEIGHT
10. LENGTH
11. WIDTH
12. HEIGHT
LOAD DATA TAG INFORMATION
LOADING
LOADING
CHECK ONLY ITEMS APPLICABLE TO YOUR SPECIFIC
INSPECTION
INSPECTION
CHECK ONLY ITEMS APPLICABLE TO YOUR SPECIFIC LOAD
LOAD
BEFORE AFTER
BEFORE AFTER
13.
EXTRACTION/DROGUE PARACHUTE AND RIGGING
19.
CARGO PARACHUTE SYSTEM
A. CORRECT SIZE, BAG CLOSING TIES CORRECT
A. CORRECT NUMBER OF PARACHUTES (D-BAGS CLUSTERED)
B. SAFETY LOOP/PENDULUM LINE ATTACHED
B. PARACHUTE SECURED TO LOAD, CONNECTED TO RELEASE
WITH THREE-FOOT SLING (SINGLE PARACHUTE)
C. SAFETY LOOP OVER BENT V-RING
D. V-RINGS LOCKED IN PARACHUTE HOLDER
C. RELEASE STRAPS ATTACHED TO CLEVIS AT PARACHUTE
E. PENDULUM LINE PROPERLY SECURED (IAW -9 PROCEDURES)
D. RESTRAINT STRAP PROPERLY SECURING PARACHUTE(S)
AND ROUTED THROUGH RELEASE KNIFE(S)
14.
EXTRACTION (ELB)/DROGUE LINE BAG (DLB)
A. EXTRACTION/DROGUE LINE CORRECT LENGTH, LOOP, & TYPE
E. RELEASE KNIFE SHARP, PROPERLY SAFETIED
B. DROGUE/EXTRACTION LINE INSERTED INTO CLIPS AND/OR TIED TO
F. RISER EXTENSIONS CORRECT LENGTH, ATTACHED TO
PROPER RECESS
PARACHUTE(S) AND RELEASE(S)
20. M-1, M-2 OR M-3 PARACHUTE RELEASE ASSEMBLY
C. ELB/DLB PROPERLY PACKED, BAG CLOSING TIES CORRECT
D. EXTRACTION/DROGUE LINE PROPERLY PLACED AND SECURED
A. RELEASE POSITIONED CORRECTLY AND SECURED TO LOAD
E. DROGUE LINE CONNECTED TO TOWPLATE JETTISON LINK
B. PARACHUTE CONNECTOR(S) SEATED IN RETAINER CLAMP
F. EXTRACTION LINE CONNECTED TO EXTRACTION SYSTEM
C. RELEASE TIMER KEYS EXTENDED, ARMING LANYARD WIRE
SEATED, LANYARD SAFETIED AND SECURED TO PARACHUTE
15.
TOWPLATE EXTRACTION LINK
D-BAG HANDLE (TOGGLE LOCKSLIDE ALIGNED AND VISIBLE, M-3
ONLY)
A. DROGUE JETTISON LINK SAFETIED TO DROGUE EXTRACTION LINE
B. EXTRACTION LINK INSTALLED IN TOWPLATE
21.
SUSPENSION SLINGS
C. ENSURE LINK LATCH CAM FOLLOWERS LOCK OVER EXTRACTION LINK
A. ATTACHED TO COUPLER/CLEVIS/LINKS
16.
DROGUE EXTRACTION SYSTEM
B. CORRECT LENGTH, LOOP, AND NUMBER
A. ELB BRIDLE ATTACHED TO EXTRACTION LINK
C. ATTACHED TO LOAD OR PLATFORM
B. CENTERLINE ATTACHED TO EXTRACTION LINK AND CONNECTOR LINK
D. PROPERLY PADDED, ROUTED AND SECURED
22.
GENERAL ITEMS
C. ELB BRIDLE SECURELY ATTACHED TO ELB (6 PLACED) AND PARACHUTE
DEPLOYMENT BAG BRIDLE(S)
A. LASHINGS UNIFORM TENSION AND BINDERS SAFETIED
D. PARACHUTE(S) CLUSTERED AND TIED TO ELB
B. ACCOMPANYING LOAD SECURED
E. PARACHUTE(S) BAG CLOSING TIES AND MINIATURE KNIFE(S) INSTALLED
C. HONEYCOMB FLUSH AGAINST LOAD, GOOD CONDITION,
AND SAFETIED
PROPERLY ARRANGED
F. KNIFE LANYARD(S) EQUAL EFFECTIVE LENGTH AND ATTACHED TO
D. PLATFORM NOT DAMAGED OR BOWED, BOTTOM CHECKED
CONNECTOR LINK
FOR CONDITION (CHECKED BEFORE OR DURING LOADING)
G. PARACHUTE(S) ADAPTER WEB(S) ATTACHED TO CONNECTOR LINK
E. HAZARDOUS MATERIAL CERTIFIED IAW TM 38-250/AFJMAN
24-204
H. MAIN EXTRACTION LINE CONNECTED TO CONNECTOR LINK,
CONNECTOR LINK SAFETIED TO PARACHUTE(S)
F. EMERGENCY RESTRAINT PROVISIONS ON THE
PLATFORM/LOAD
I. EXTRACTION LINE CORRECT LENGTH, LOOP, TYPE AND PROPERLY
PACKED, BAG CLOSING TIES CORRECT
23. OTHERS
J. PARACHUTE(S) AND ELB POSITIONED AND SECURED
(REF:
K. CONNECTED TO EXTRACTION SYSTEM
A. NUMBER
B. SETTING
24. ADS LOCKS
17. SEQUENTIAL LOAD EXTRACTION PARACHUTE(S) AND ELB
A. CORRECT SIZE, BAG CLOSING TIES CORRECT
DATE/TIME COMPLETE
25. BEFORE LOADING INSPECTION
CERTIFICATION
/
B. PROPERLY PLACED, ATTACHED TO LOAD
A. TRANSPORTED FORCE INSPECTOR
C. PENDULUM LINE/SAFETY LOOP PROPERLY ROUTED AND SECURED
UNIT (PRINT)
LAST NAME (PRINT)
INITIALS
D. EXTRACTION LINE ATTACHED TO PARACHUTE, SAFETIED TO LOAD
E. ELB PROPERLY PACKED, POSITIONED/SECURED, AND CONNECTED TO
EXTRACTION SYSTEM
SIGNATURE
18.
EXTRACTION FORCE TRANSFER COUPLING (EFTC)
B. AIR FORCE INSPECTOR
A. RELEASE CABLE ATTACHED TO ACTUATOR AND CABLE CLEVIS PIN
INSTALLED
UNIT (PRINT)
LAST NAME (PRINT)
INITIALS
B. ACTUATOR MOUNTED, PINS INSTALLED AND SEATED
SIGNATURE
C. ACTUATOR ARM SAFETY PIN REMOVED AND STOWED
D. LATCH AND ADAPTER SECURED TO THE LOAD, COUPLING LINK FULLY
SEATED
DATE/TIME COMPLETE
26. AFTER LOADING INSPECTION
CERTIFICATION
/
E. LATCH LOCKED, INDICATOR MARKS ALIGNED, RELEASE CABLE
ATTACHED, CLEVIS PIN INSTALLED
A. TRANSPORTED FORCE INSPECTOR
UNIT (PRINT)
LAST NAME (PRINT)
INITIALS
F. MARKED END OF SLOT IN LOCK LINK LINES UP WITH WHITE DIMPLE
MARK ON LATCH BODY (60K)
SIGNATURE
G. PUSH DOWN ON LATCH PUSH ROD (NO RED VISIBLE ABOVE LATCH SIDE
PLATE) (60K)
B. AIR FORCE INSPECTOR
H. CHECK ROLLER SHAFT DIMPLE CENTERED IN LATCH IN 1/4 INCH
PEEPHOLE (60K)
UNIT (PRINT)
LAST NAME (PRINT)
INITIALS
I. CHECK LATCH LOCK FOR NO MOVEMENT BEYOND ALIGNMENT OF
MARKED END OF SLOT WITH WHITE DIMPLE ON LATCH BODY (60K)
SIGNATURE
J. DEPLOYMENT LINE CORRECT LENGTH AND LOOP, ATTACHED TO
COUPLING LINK AND PARACHUTE(S), PROPERLY ROUTED AND SAFETIED
C. AIRCREW LOADMASTER
UNIT (PRINT)
LAST NAME (PRINT)
INITIALS
K. RELEASE CABLE CORRECT LENGTH, PROPERLY ROUTED AND SAFETIED
L. ACTUATOR BRACKET PROPERLY MOUNTED
SIGNATURE
M. ACTUATOR COCKED AND ARM SAFETY PIN INSTALLED
N. ACTUATOR REMOVED FROM MOUNTING BRACKET AND PLACED
INBOARD FOR LOADING
(*) COMPLETE BLOCKS 2, 5 AND 8 DURING AFTER LOADING INSPECTION
DD FORM 1748, NOV 1997
PREVIOUS EDITION MAY BE USED.
Adobe Professional 8.0
JOINT AIRDROP INSPECTION RECORD (PLATFORMS)
(See reverse for instructions)
1. UNIT BEING AIRDROPPED
2. AIRLIFT UNIT (*)
3. DEPARTURE AIRFIELD (ONLOAD)
5. AIRCRAFT SERIAL NO. (*)
4. TYPE AIRCRAFT
6. ITEM DESCRIPTION
7. RIGGED IAW FM/TO NO
8. LOAD POSITION (*)
OF
9. WEIGHT
10. LENGTH
11. WIDTH
12. HEIGHT
LOAD DATA TAG INFORMATION
LOADING
LOADING
CHECK ONLY ITEMS APPLICABLE TO YOUR SPECIFIC
INSPECTION
INSPECTION
CHECK ONLY ITEMS APPLICABLE TO YOUR SPECIFIC LOAD
LOAD
BEFORE AFTER
BEFORE AFTER
13.
EXTRACTION/DROGUE PARACHUTE AND RIGGING
19.
CARGO PARACHUTE SYSTEM
A. CORRECT SIZE, BAG CLOSING TIES CORRECT
A. CORRECT NUMBER OF PARACHUTES (D-BAGS CLUSTERED)
B. SAFETY LOOP/PENDULUM LINE ATTACHED
B. PARACHUTE SECURED TO LOAD, CONNECTED TO RELEASE
WITH THREE-FOOT SLING (SINGLE PARACHUTE)
C. SAFETY LOOP OVER BENT V-RING
D. V-RINGS LOCKED IN PARACHUTE HOLDER
C. RELEASE STRAPS ATTACHED TO CLEVIS AT PARACHUTE
E. PENDULUM LINE PROPERLY SECURED (IAW -9 PROCEDURES)
D. RESTRAINT STRAP PROPERLY SECURING PARACHUTE(S)
AND ROUTED THROUGH RELEASE KNIFE(S)
14.
EXTRACTION (ELB)/DROGUE LINE BAG (DLB)
A. EXTRACTION/DROGUE LINE CORRECT LENGTH, LOOP, & TYPE
E. RELEASE KNIFE SHARP, PROPERLY SAFETIED
B. DROGUE/EXTRACTION LINE INSERTED INTO CLIPS AND/OR TIED TO
F. RISER EXTENSIONS CORRECT LENGTH, ATTACHED TO
PROPER RECESS
PARACHUTE(S) AND RELEASE(S)
20. M-1, M-2 OR M-3 PARACHUTE RELEASE ASSEMBLY
C. ELB/DLB PROPERLY PACKED, BAG CLOSING TIES CORRECT
D. EXTRACTION/DROGUE LINE PROPERLY PLACED AND SECURED
A. RELEASE POSITIONED CORRECTLY AND SECURED TO LOAD
E. DROGUE LINE CONNECTED TO TOWPLATE JETTISON LINK
B. PARACHUTE CONNECTOR(S) SEATED IN RETAINER CLAMP
F. EXTRACTION LINE CONNECTED TO EXTRACTION SYSTEM
C. RELEASE TIMER KEYS EXTENDED, ARMING LANYARD WIRE
SEATED, LANYARD SAFETIED AND SECURED TO PARACHUTE
15.
TOWPLATE EXTRACTION LINK
D-BAG HANDLE (TOGGLE LOCKSLIDE ALIGNED AND VISIBLE, M-3
ONLY)
A. DROGUE JETTISON LINK SAFETIED TO DROGUE EXTRACTION LINE
B. EXTRACTION LINK INSTALLED IN TOWPLATE
21.
SUSPENSION SLINGS
C. ENSURE LINK LATCH CAM FOLLOWERS LOCK OVER EXTRACTION LINK
A. ATTACHED TO COUPLER/CLEVIS/LINKS
16.
DROGUE EXTRACTION SYSTEM
B. CORRECT LENGTH, LOOP, AND NUMBER
A. ELB BRIDLE ATTACHED TO EXTRACTION LINK
C. ATTACHED TO LOAD OR PLATFORM
B. CENTERLINE ATTACHED TO EXTRACTION LINK AND CONNECTOR LINK
D. PROPERLY PADDED, ROUTED AND SECURED
22.
GENERAL ITEMS
C. ELB BRIDLE SECURELY ATTACHED TO ELB (6 PLACED) AND PARACHUTE
DEPLOYMENT BAG BRIDLE(S)
A. LASHINGS UNIFORM TENSION AND BINDERS SAFETIED
D. PARACHUTE(S) CLUSTERED AND TIED TO ELB
B. ACCOMPANYING LOAD SECURED
E. PARACHUTE(S) BAG CLOSING TIES AND MINIATURE KNIFE(S) INSTALLED
C. HONEYCOMB FLUSH AGAINST LOAD, GOOD CONDITION,
AND SAFETIED
PROPERLY ARRANGED
F. KNIFE LANYARD(S) EQUAL EFFECTIVE LENGTH AND ATTACHED TO
D. PLATFORM NOT DAMAGED OR BOWED, BOTTOM CHECKED
CONNECTOR LINK
FOR CONDITION (CHECKED BEFORE OR DURING LOADING)
G. PARACHUTE(S) ADAPTER WEB(S) ATTACHED TO CONNECTOR LINK
E. HAZARDOUS MATERIAL CERTIFIED IAW TM 38-250/AFJMAN
24-204
H. MAIN EXTRACTION LINE CONNECTED TO CONNECTOR LINK,
CONNECTOR LINK SAFETIED TO PARACHUTE(S)
F. EMERGENCY RESTRAINT PROVISIONS ON THE
PLATFORM/LOAD
I. EXTRACTION LINE CORRECT LENGTH, LOOP, TYPE AND PROPERLY
PACKED, BAG CLOSING TIES CORRECT
23. OTHERS
J. PARACHUTE(S) AND ELB POSITIONED AND SECURED
(REF:
K. CONNECTED TO EXTRACTION SYSTEM
A. NUMBER
B. SETTING
24. ADS LOCKS
17. SEQUENTIAL LOAD EXTRACTION PARACHUTE(S) AND ELB
A. CORRECT SIZE, BAG CLOSING TIES CORRECT
DATE/TIME COMPLETE
25. BEFORE LOADING INSPECTION
CERTIFICATION
/
B. PROPERLY PLACED, ATTACHED TO LOAD
A. TRANSPORTED FORCE INSPECTOR
C. PENDULUM LINE/SAFETY LOOP PROPERLY ROUTED AND SECURED
UNIT (PRINT)
LAST NAME (PRINT)
INITIALS
D. EXTRACTION LINE ATTACHED TO PARACHUTE, SAFETIED TO LOAD
E. ELB PROPERLY PACKED, POSITIONED/SECURED, AND CONNECTED TO
EXTRACTION SYSTEM
SIGNATURE
18.
EXTRACTION FORCE TRANSFER COUPLING (EFTC)
B. AIR FORCE INSPECTOR
A. RELEASE CABLE ATTACHED TO ACTUATOR AND CABLE CLEVIS PIN
INSTALLED
UNIT (PRINT)
LAST NAME (PRINT)
INITIALS
B. ACTUATOR MOUNTED, PINS INSTALLED AND SEATED
SIGNATURE
C. ACTUATOR ARM SAFETY PIN REMOVED AND STOWED
D. LATCH AND ADAPTER SECURED TO THE LOAD, COUPLING LINK FULLY
SEATED
DATE/TIME COMPLETE
26. AFTER LOADING INSPECTION
CERTIFICATION
/
E. LATCH LOCKED, INDICATOR MARKS ALIGNED, RELEASE CABLE
ATTACHED, CLEVIS PIN INSTALLED
A. TRANSPORTED FORCE INSPECTOR
UNIT (PRINT)
LAST NAME (PRINT)
INITIALS
F. MARKED END OF SLOT IN LOCK LINK LINES UP WITH WHITE DIMPLE
MARK ON LATCH BODY (60K)
SIGNATURE
G. PUSH DOWN ON LATCH PUSH ROD (NO RED VISIBLE ABOVE LATCH SIDE
PLATE) (60K)
B. AIR FORCE INSPECTOR
H. CHECK ROLLER SHAFT DIMPLE CENTERED IN LATCH IN 1/4 INCH
PEEPHOLE (60K)
UNIT (PRINT)
LAST NAME (PRINT)
INITIALS
I. CHECK LATCH LOCK FOR NO MOVEMENT BEYOND ALIGNMENT OF
MARKED END OF SLOT WITH WHITE DIMPLE ON LATCH BODY (60K)
SIGNATURE
J. DEPLOYMENT LINE CORRECT LENGTH AND LOOP, ATTACHED TO
COUPLING LINK AND PARACHUTE(S), PROPERLY ROUTED AND SAFETIED
C. AIRCREW LOADMASTER
UNIT (PRINT)
LAST NAME (PRINT)
INITIALS
K. RELEASE CABLE CORRECT LENGTH, PROPERLY ROUTED AND SAFETIED
L. ACTUATOR BRACKET PROPERLY MOUNTED
SIGNATURE
M. ACTUATOR COCKED AND ARM SAFETY PIN INSTALLED
N. ACTUATOR REMOVED FROM MOUNTING BRACKET AND PLACED
INBOARD FOR LOADING
(*) COMPLETE BLOCKS 2, 5 AND 8 DURING AFTER LOADING INSPECTION
DD FORM 1748, NOV 1997
PREVIOUS EDITION MAY BE USED.
Adobe Professional 8.0
INSTRUCTIONS
Complete Joint Airdrop Inspection Record (Platforms) as required by
Item 11. Enter the width of the platform or load, whichever is greater.
AFJI 13-210/AF 59-4/OPNAVINST 4630-24b/MCO 13480.1A, and as
detailed below:
Item 12. Enter the height of the platform and load from the bottom of
the platform to the highest point on the load.
Item 1. Enter the designation and geographic location of the military unit
responsible for the equipment being tendered for airdrop.
Item 13 through 22. Enter an X for each applicable item. Enter "NA"
for non-applicable items.
NOTE:
If an entire major area is not
*Item 2.
Enter the unit of aircraft commander (complete during
applicable, it may be crossed out (X).
after-loading inspection).
Item 23.
Use the attachment in appropriate rigging manual and
Item 3. Enter the designation of the locality from which the unit being
attach to inspection form.
airlifted is departing. (Example: Bravo LZ, Eglin AFB FL.)
Item 24. Inspect all locks affecting the platform for this pass and
Item 4.
Enter the model and series of aircraft that will airlift the
enter lock number(s) set into the platform and the setting on each
equipment to be airdropped. (Example: C-130E.)
lock.
*Item 5. Enter the complete serial number (tail number) of the aircraft on
Item 25.
Enter local time and date of inspections.
All entries,
which the equipment is loaded.
(Complete during after-loading
including signatures, must be complete and legible.
Both the
inspections.)
Transported Force and Air Force inspectors certify completion of the
inspection. When the load is delivered to the aircraft, the aircrew
Item 6. Enter the nomenclature of the equipment tendered for airdrop. If
loadmaster will ensure all items 1 through 12 are entered and correct,
and ensure all checks in the before loading column (items 13 through
additional space is required for mixed pieces of equipment, enter "see
remarks" and describe the entire load in item 27. (Example: HMMWV,
22) are entered. Ensure items 25A and B are completed.
ammunition, petroleum)
Item 26.
Enter local time and date of inspections.
All entries
Item 7. Enter the FM/TO number utilized in rigging the equipment
including signatures, must be complete and legible. Both inspectors
tendered for airdrop.
must certify completion. NOTE: After all inspections are completed,
the aircrew loadmaster ensures that all applicable columns have
*Item 8. Enter the sequential position of each platform in the aircraft.
been checked and affixes his signature certifying completion of all
For a three-platform load, the first platform loaded is Load #3. The last
inspection requirements.
platform loaded is Load #1. (Complete during after-loading inspection.)
Item 27.
Enter any comments pertaining to the load, loading
Item 9. Enter the total rigged weight of the platform, air items, and
difficulties encountered, or reason for rejection of the load.
Also
accompanying load as they appear on the load data tag.
include any other pertinent facts concerning the load or delays.
When inflight rigging is required, those items to be completed inflight
Item 10. Enter the length of the platform or load, whichever is greater.
will be annotated.
27. REMARKS
DD FORM 1748, NOV 1997
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