(3) Hold the M9 gun in a vertical position with the
safety catch with the trigger fully forward. Tighten screws
barrel end pointing down. Release trigger safety and
and check that adjustment is satisfactory.
g. Assembly of Nonmetallic Hose Assembly.
(4) Insert rubber tubing into the valve body end until
(1) Connect adapters to both ends of hose.
connector seats firmly in valve body. Release trigger.
(2) Connect pipe bushing to one adapter;
(5) Pull rubber tubing from barrel end and insert
(3) Connect quick disconnect coupling half to pipe
sleeve into end of rubber tubing as far as it will go by
(6) Install collar on the barrel, securing it in place
(1) Connect the adapter end of hose to the M9 gun.
with three setscrews.
(2) Connect the quick disconnect coupling half end
(7) Install safety catch on valve body and secure
of hose to the ball valve on the disperser. Rotate the ball
with two screws, fingertight. Adjust safety catch so that
depressing ring so that the slot and the lock pin are not
lip of the catch touches and holds
Section VIII. HELICOPTER DELIVERY HOSE ASSEMBLY
4-19. Description and Function
depressing ring on the quick disconnect coupling half so
The helicopter delivery hose assembly is an accessory. It
that the slot is alined with the lock pin. Pull back on the
is issued when the M5 disperser is operated from a
ball depressing ring. Remove the quick disconnect
helicopter. The helicopter delivery hose assembly
coupling half. Unscrew and separate parts from the basic
consists of a quick disconnect coupling half, adapter,
corrugated hose. Clean metal parts with dry cleaning
corrugated hose, aluminum tube, and two clamps. (In
solvent. Wipe dry with a clean cloth. Clean corrugated
addition a helicopter frame tiedown and hose tiedown
hose with a solution of warm soapy water. Rinse and dry
must be used to secure the hose in place on the
thoroughly. Examine all parts. Replace if damaged as
helicopter when this hose is used.)
required. Insert aluminum tube in one end of hose and
clamp in place. Place clamp over other end of hose and
insert adapter into end of hose. Clamp in place. Install
Organizational maintenance personnel are authorized to
quick disconnect coupling half to the ball valve. Rotate
replace the components of the helicopter delivery hose
the ball depressing ring so that the slot and the lock pin
assembly. Rotate the ball
are not alined.