4. COMPONENTS REQUIRED
Components of UMARK utilized during the one-hook, short-line recovery are listed in Table 2. Common
equipment used by the ground rigging crew, such as shockproof gloves, goggles, radios, etc., are not included in
UMARK. No additional tools are required for UMARK assembly or rigging of the helicopters.
Table 2. UMARK Components Required
Black/White 30 Ft Heavy Weight Sling
Black/White 30 Ft Heavy Weight Sling with Bridle
Adjustable Length Tie-Down
Green/White 150 Inches (12.5 Ft) Light Weight Sling
Fixed Length Tie-Down (With Snap)
Yellow/White 153 Inches (12.75 Ft) Light Weight
Fixed Length Tie-Down (Without Snap)
Red/White 208 Inches (17.33 Ft) Light Weight Sling
Blade Sleeve Assemblies
Blue/White 360 Inches (30.0 Ft) Light Weight Sling
Blade Pole Assembly
Black/White 120 Inches (10 Ft) Light Weight Sling
Cargo Hook Thimble
Sling Link Assembly
Box Link Assembly
5. DISABLED HELICOPTER RIGGING
6. Inspect Disabled Helicopter for Damage
To prevent death or injury to personnel, and/or
damage to the recovery and/or recovered helicopter,
discontinue the disabled recovery procedure if
damage is detected and refer to applicable Work
Package of this manual as directed.
a. Check the main rotor assembly, transmission and transmission mounts, and tail-boom for damage in
accordance with applicable technical manaual.
(1) For damaged main rotor, main transmission, and/or transmission mounts perform damaged recovery
procedure outlined in Work Package 0025 00 of this manual.
(2) For damaged tail-boom perform damaged recovery procedure outlined in Work Package 0026 00 of
b. If no damage is detected in the preceding step proceed to the next step.
7. Install Main Rotor Rigging (Figures 1 and 2, and Table 3)
Figure 1 details the disabled UH-60 helicopter and recovery
helicopter rigging. Reference numbers in the following text
that are outlined in parentheses [i.e., (1), (2), etc.] refer to
Figure 1 and Table 3 item numbers. Refer to Figure 1 and
Table 3 for configuration guidance.
a. Rotate the main rotor assembly to standard tie-down position. (Figure 1, View B)