HOOD AND NOSECONE CONTINUED
Opening Hood and Nosecone - Continued
Lift the main hood (Figure 87, Item 3); at approximately 20 degrees it will start to rise automatically, assisted by the gas
struts, until it reaches the fully open position where it will be held by the gas struts.
Lift the nosecone (Figure 87, Item 5) from the back edge (the nosecone opens forward) until it is fully open and restrained
by its cable.
Figure 87. Closing Hood and Nosecone
Closing Hood and Nosecone
Close the nosecone. Pull down the main hood by means of the cable (Figure 87, Item 4) and secure the latches. Remove the
loader arm cylinder maintenance strut (WP 0021) and lower the loader arms.