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