Helicopter External Cargo Sling Apex Fitting - Development and Testing.
Final rept. Apr 77-May 80,
FIBER SCIENCE INC SALT LAKE CITY UT
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A one-piece helicopter external cargo sling apex fitting was developed from Kevlar 29 to meet Army requirements for a lightweight, nonmetallic fitting that will facilitate cargo hook movement of sling-assisted loads. This report outlines the processes of material selection, design concepts, manufacturing methods, and testing undertaken to develop a versatile unit that meets or exceeds all previous criteria. Author
- Laminates and Composite Materials
- Couplers, Fasteners and Joints