Operating Procedures - Continued
Flying/Controlling Drop From Ground-Based T/C. (See Figure 2-12.)
Just prior to the drop, request the operator in the landing zone to set
the T/C rotary switch (I) to ON. This is the normal position for most
Press The A (Auto) switch (2) to select the Auto mode. In this
mode, the ARABS will "home" to the T/C.
Position the T/C so that the antenna (3) is vertical for maximum
The operator in the drop zone should make visual contact with the
system as soon as possible. When visual contact is made and the
direction of flight established, press the M (Manual) switch (4) to
select the Manual steering mode.
Use the L (Left) switch (5) and R (Right) switch (6) to maneuver the
system toward the desired landing 7one. When the system is
approximately 200 feet (60 m) above the ground and its trajectory is
to the T/C, press the 0% BRAKING switch (7) if not already