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1

What reference covers sling load basic operations and equipment?

TM 4-48.09

2

What reference covers rigging of the A22 Cargo Bag?

TM 4-48.09

3

What reference covers rigging of the 5k and 10k cargo nets?

TM 4-48.09

4

What reference covers single point sling loads?

TM 4-48.10

5

What reference covers dual point sling loads?

TM 4-48.11

6

What reference covers Pathfinder Operations?

FM 3-21.38

7

What reference covers the rigging of airdrop platforms?

FM 4-20.102

8

What reference covers use of the black and silver load binders, and the 15-foot tie down strap?

FM 4-20.102

9

Who are the three elements involved in sling load operations?

Supported unit Supporting unit Receiving unit

10

Who and when must the supported unit coordinate for sling load operations?

With the supporting unit and receiving unit NLT 24 hours prior

11

What responsibility does all three units share?

Ensuring the load is not above the aircraft ACL

12

Who provides the sling load equipment necessary and actually rigs the load?

Supported unit

13

What are the three types of loads?

High density Low density Aerodynamic

14

What type of load is the most stable?

High density

15

What does MEL mean?

Maximum external load

16

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

17

What is the cargo hook rated capacity of the UH-1N and UH-1Y?

5,000 lbs

18

What points of attachment are certified on UH-1 aircraft?

Nylon (3-ft apex ring) 11k CHRP Polyester round sling

19

What points of attachment are not certified on UH-1 aircraft?

Metal 25k CHRP

20

What is the cargo hook rated capacity of the UH-60A?

8,000 lbs

21

What is the cargo hook rated capacity of the UH-60L and UH-60M?

9,000 lbs

22

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

23

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

24

What is the center cargo hook rated capacity of the CH-47?

26,000 lbs

25

What are the fore and aft cargo hook rated capacities if used separately?

17,000 lbs

26

What is the fore and aft cargo hook rated capacity if used together?

25,000 lbs

27

What points of attachment are certified on the CH-47?

Everything EXCEPT single point nylon

28

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

29

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

30

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