(7) Attach and cinch down tie-down straps as indicated in Figure 1.
(8) Attach strut on each boom, Install booms on appropriate side of aircraft (two men each) with nozzles aft in
the following manner:
CAUTION: DO NOT ATTACH BOOM UNTIT TANK INSTALLATION IS SECURELY MOUNTED. REMOVE
BOOMS PRIOR TO REMOVAL OF SYSTEM FROM AIRCRAFT.
a) Attach boom by hand tightening nut on inboard end of boom.
b) Secure brace to lower hole at the fitting on tank end.
c) Attach upper cable in top hole on same fitting.
d) Attach forward and aft support cables to side of frame.
e) Making sure the aft cables have slacks tighten turnbuckle on the inboard forward cables with drift punch
until tip of boom is approximately 3" forward of boom centerlines Then tighten turnbuckle on inboard rear
cables to draw (adjust) boom back to the centerline position.
f) Repeat above process for outboard cables, reducing deflection to 2", for this step,
g) Firmly tighten boom to boom center section with 2 1/4" tube type wrench,
(9) Check booms to see if straight, If note adjust accordingly.
(10) Install nozzles by hand,