g. Rig Shackle Assembly (Figures 1 and 4, and Table 3)
During shackle assembly rigging and subsequent recovery
flight all light weight slings and tie-downs attached to the
main rotor blades are to be attached to the clevis part of
the shackle assembly, while the heavy weight black/white
sling is on the shackle assemblies sling spacer
(1) Remove quick-release pin, clevis pin and sling spacer from shackle assembly clevis. (7, Figure 1 and
(2) Install both sling eyes from pilot side blue/white sling onto the clevis part of the shackle assembly.
(3) Install both sling eyes from co-pilot side blue/white sling onto the clevis part of the shackle assembly.
(4) Install the free sling eye from the tail-boom rigging green/white sling onto the clevis part of the shackle
Figure 4. Rigging Shackle Assembly