Accession Number : ADD007532
Title : Airborne Hoist.
Descriptive Note : Patent Application,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Campbell,Richard F ; Stein,Dennis
Report Date : 02 Jul 1979
Pagination or Media Count : 53
Abstract : An improved airborne hoist is described for use in lifting a load, particularly by means of a helicopter, comprising a pair of rotatable drums, each drum being rotatable in an opposite direction, a drive unit intergeared through a series of shafts for providing rotation to the drums, a cable holding device, in the configuration of a supplemental drum surrounding each of the first said drums, and each cable holding device provided for rotating simultaneously in unison with the rotation of its respective drum, while at the same time being axially shiftable for providing a winding or unwinding of its held cable from a constant location.
Descriptors : *Patent applications, *Helicopter hoists, *Helicopters, Airborne, Loading(Handling), Drive shafts, Cables, Housings, Gears, Winches, Safety, Inventions, Hoists
Subject Categories : Helicopters
Machinery and Tools
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE