Accession Number : AD0777497
Title : Development of Cargo Slings with Nondestructive Checkout Systems
Descriptive Note : Final rept.
Corporate Author : UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP STRATFORD CT SIKORSKY AIRCRAFT DIV
Personal Author(s) : Hone, Horace T ; Huebner, Walter E ; Baxter, Donald J
PDF Url : AD0777497
Report Date : Feb 1974
Pagination or Media Count : 166
Abstract : The report describes the design, fabrication and testing of the following equipment which was developed to extend the facilities for carrying external loads on U.S. Army helicopters: four-legged wire rope slings of 6,000, 25,000 and 60,000 pounds nominal capacity, four-legged nylon rope slings of 6, 000 and 25,000 pounds nominal capacity, nylon rope pendants of 6,000 and 20,000 pounds nominal capacity for use in conjunction with the 6,000- and 25,000-pound slings, and nondestructive test apparatus for the wire rope slings.
Descriptors : *HELICOPTER HOISTS, *HELICOPTERS, *SLINGS, FITTINGS, HOOKS, NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING, NYLON, RELEASE MECHANISMS, WIRE ROPE
Subject Categories : Helicopters
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE