Accession Number:

AD0276211

Title:

SHIP'S WING, PORTABLE, FOR CARGO TRANSFER BY HELICOPTER (MARK I)

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Corporate Author:

ARMY TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH COMMAND FORT EUSTIS VA

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Report Date:

1962-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

Results are reported of an engineering test of a ships wing from which cargo can be picked up by helicopter while the vessel is underway. The ships wing was designed to unload cargo from any vessel by helicopter through the use of this specially designed, steel-constructed contrivance that extends 24 ft. beyond the side of the vessel. During loading and unloading operations, the wing can be positioned outboard in 1 min. 15 sec. it can be stored conveniently and compactly on the deck of the ship when it is not in use. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE