In addition to flight-line safety rules, the following
rules are required when the aircraft reaches its
Do not remove restraint devices or start vehicles
until told to do so by the loadmaster.
Move only in the direction straightaway from the
front and the rear of the aircraft and at least 50
feet away before turning right or left. Also, move
at least 300 feet from the aircraft before stopping.
During an engines-running offload, passengers
other than equipment drivers must exit the
aircraft for safety purposes before the vehicles
and cargo offloading can begin.
The aircraft loadmaster is the primary authority on
any questions that may arise pertaining to the aircraft.
This includes changing a planned load or changing the
means of debarking from the aircraft. All personnel must
cooperate fully with the aircrew at all times. If anything
Figure 4-21.Circle of safety.
is unclear, call upon the unit embarkation staff for an
Figure 4-22.Motor vehicle parking restrictions near aircraft.