Section III. TECHNICAL PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
Engine is a 6-cylinder diesel that provides power for all systems.
Throttle control sets engine rpm.
Transmission control determines direction of vehicle travel; forward, reverse, or
PTO drive shaft runs off of the engine damper and drives the hydrostatic pump.
PTO Drive Shaft
Clutch assembly engages or disengages engine power to the rotor drive assembly.
Drive assembly powers the clutch drive shaft when the clutch assembly is
Clutch drive shaft conveys power to the rotor drive assembly.
Clutch Drive Shaft
Pillow block transmits power from the clutch drive shaft to the rotor drive shaft.