Accession Number:

AD0256711

Title:

USE OF GENERAL LOGISTICS HELICOPTER SLING FOR CARRYING EXTERNAL LOADS BY HELICOPTER

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Corporate Author:

MARINE CORPS LANDING FORCE DEVELOPMENT CENTER QUANTICO VA

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Report Date:

1961-04-05

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

General Logistics universall sling is used for carrying external cargo by helicopter. This sling in its normal configuration is a four legged, nylon, adjustable type sling. It weighs approximately 26 pounds and has a rated 10,000 pound lifting capacity with at least 31 safety factor. The sling can be disassembled completely and unserviceable components replaced in the field without special tools or training. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE