Powered Litter Rack.
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C
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This invention relates to a powered litter rack and more particularly to a device for quickly loading wounded personnel in stacked relation in a helicopter or other hospital type carrier. A pair of upright and spaced frames are provided each with a pair of powered, upright, endless chains to lift litters bearing the wounded into stacked arrangement in an aircraft. Electric motors drive the chains which have clamps to engage the litters for lifting. A pair of rails fixed to the racks receive the legs of a litter in position for engagement with the clamps.
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