BITUMINOUS MATERIAL PAVING MACHINE (BMPM)
AIR TRANSPORT PROCEDURES
Equipment Conditions -- Continued
Fuel tank no more than one-half full
Bolt-on screed extension kit removed (WP 0015)
LOADING BITUMINOUS MATERIAL PAVING MACHINE (BMPM)
Always use a ground guide when operating machine up or down ramps (FM 21-60). Failure
to comply may cause injury or death to personnel or damage to equipment.
Operating the BMPM exposes personnel to a high noise level. While operating or working
within 37 feet (ft) (11 meters (m)) of a running BMPM wear hearing protection. Failure to
comply may cause hearing loss.
Drive with extreme caution, at low speed. Be sure area surrounding BMPM is clear of
personnel and objects before moving the unit, opening hopper wings, lowering screed, or
deploying screed extensions. Sound unit horn before moving unit from stopped position. Turn
on beacon when unit is in motion. Failure to comply may cause injury or death to personnel
or damage to equipment.
Exhaust discharge contains deadly gases, including carbon monoxide. Do not operate BMPM
in an enclosed area unless the exhaust discharge is properly vented. Failure to comply may
cause injury or death to personnel.