Accession Number : AD0777497

Title :   Development of Cargo Slings with Nondestructive Checkout Systems.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : UNITED AIRCRAFT CORP STRATFORD CONN SIKORSKY AIRCRAFT DIV

Personal Author(s) : Hone,Horace T. ; Huebner,Walter E. ; Baxter,Donald J.

Report Date : FEB 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 168

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. (Author)

Descriptors :   *HELICOPTERS, *HELICOPTER HOISTS, *SLINGS, WIRE ROPE, NYLON, FITTINGS, HOOKS, RELEASE MECHANISMS, NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING

Subject Categories : Helicopters

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE