Once the UTD is installed, access to the DC external
power receptacle is not possible.
b. Mount UTD to bracket, ensuring that the night lens (red lens) is below the optical lens (clear lens).
Figure 5. Universal Tracking Device (UTD) Installation
Ensure UTD cable does not interfere with the CPO
c. Connect UTD cable (29325701) to UTD connector. Route cable through the drain hole in CPO chin bubble.
Connect cable to the DAU receptacle marked TRACKER 1. Secure cable to chin bubble with reinforced tape
d. Ensure that the TRACKER MODE switch on the front of the DAU is in the DAY position.
e. Paint the bottoms of all four blades with flat black paint in the area where the UTD views the blades.
Reference figure 6.
While tracking the rotor without a sunshield is possible, it
is recommended that the operator use sunshield
(29722100) when tracking on sunny days. The use of
the sun shield will result in fewer tracker errors.
PROCEDURE 5: NIGHT-TIME TRACKING INSTRUCTIONS
The following steps are required prior to performing night
tracking. If no flights will be performed after dusk,
proceed directly to task 2.