HOISTING HELICOPTER 33,000 POUND GROSS WEIGHT
Make sure ring is fully seated in shaft.
Otherwise, injury to personnel or loss
of helicopter could result.
Remove cover (5) from thread (6) of ring (7).
Install ring in rotor shaft (8).
Attach cable (9) at least 93 feet long to ring (7)
on forward rotor head. Attach cable (10) at least
93 feet long to ring on aft rotor head.
Guide lines must be long enough to
let personnel keep clear of area under
helicopter during hoisting.
Attach guide lines (11) to shackles (12 and 13)
at forward and aft landing gear. Have helpers
Attach cables (9 and 10) to hoist (14). Slowly
take up cable slack with hoist.
Slowly raise helicopter from ground. Hold it
steady with guide lines (11).
Move helicopter slowly to desired place. Avoid
sudden motions that could start it swinging.
Check that area where helicopter will be lowered
is clear of obstructions.
Lower helicopter slowly until all weight is on
landing gear and cables (9 and 10) are slack.
Remove cables from hoist (14) and rings (7).
Remove guide lines (11) from shackles (12 and