16-59.14 AN/ALE-47 PAYLOAD MODULE LOADING (Continued)
Place payload module assembly (2) so that
retaining plate (3) is facing upward.
Remove two retaining screws (1) securing
retaining plate to payload module. Remove
retaining plate (3).
Chaff, flare, or impulse cartridges
that exhibit any sign of visible
damage, or have been subjected to
rough handling, will not be loaded
into payload module assemblies.
Unserviceable chaff, flare, or impulse
cartridges will be disposed of by EOD
personnel. Chaff or flare cartridges
shall not be hammered or forced into
payload module assemblies. Failure
to comply could result in death or
injury to personnel or damage to
Chaff and flare cartridges shall not
be mix loaded in a payload module
assembly. Flare cartridges will not
be loaded in aircraft specified for
chaff configurations only. Failure to
comply could result in death or injury
to personnel or damage to equipment.
Refer to AN/ALE-47 Zone Loading
Illustration for flare cartridge
Insert flare cartridges (5) into payload module
assembly (2) chambers using hand pressure.
Remove plastic dust caps (6) from each flare
cartridge, making sure that O-ring (4) remains
installed on the flare cartridge.