What reference covers sling load basic operations and equipment?
What reference covers rigging of the A22 Cargo Bag?
What reference covers rigging of the 5k and 10k cargo nets?
What reference covers single point sling loads?
What reference covers dual point sling loads?
What reference covers Pathfinder Operations?
What reference covers the rigging of airdrop platforms?
What reference covers use of the black and silver load binders, and the 15-foot tie down strap?
Who are the three elements involved in sling load operations?
Supported unit Supporting unit Receiving unit
Who and when must the supported unit coordinate for sling load operations?
With the supporting unit and receiving unit NLT 24 hours prior
What responsibility does all three units share?
Ensuring the load is not above the aircraft ACL
Who provides the sling load equipment necessary and actually rigs the load?
What are the three types of loads?
High density Low density Aerodynamic
What type of load is the most stable?
What does MEL mean?
Maximum external load
What is the Allowable Cargo Load (ACL) based on?
TAPAHAT Type of aircraft Age of airframe Pilot experience Altitude above sea level Humidity Aviation unit SOP Temperature
What is the cargo hook rated capacity of the UH-1N and UH-1Y?
What points of attachment are certified on UH-1 aircraft?
Nylon (3-ft apex ring) 11k CHRP Polyester round sling
What points of attachment are not certified on UH-1 aircraft?
Metal 25k CHRP
What is the cargo hook rated capacity of the UH-60A?
What is the cargo hook rated capacity of the UH-60L and UH-60M?
What points of attachment are certified on UH-60 aircraft?
10k apex fitting with spacer 25k apex fitting w/o spacer 11k CHRP Polyester round sling
What points of attachment are not certified on UH-60 aircraft?
Nylon 10k apex fitting w/o spacer 25k apex fitting with spacer 25k CHRP
What is the center cargo hook rated capacity of the CH-47?
What are the fore and aft cargo hook rated capacities if used separately?
What is the fore and aft cargo hook rated capacity if used together?
What points of attachment are certified on the CH-47?
Everything EXCEPT single point nylon
What are the responsibilites of the supported unit?
Advance coordination with the supporting unit NLT 24 hours prior
Actual rigging of the loads
Funishing sling load equipment required
Ensure that loads fall within ACL and are properly rigged
What are the responsibilities of the supporting unit?
Provide assistance in return of sling load equipment
Advise on load limitations
Advise on LZ/PZs
Ensure that loads fall within ACL
What are the responsibilites of the receiving unit?
Select, prepare, and control the LZ including comms
Receive and de-rig the load
Ensure proper supervision of de-rigging
Provide return of lifting equipment