Figure 3. Rigging Shackle Assembly
Ensure that the sling spacer is installed when the
shackle assembly is assembled.
(9) Place double eye end of heavy weight black/white sling (6), Figure 1, View A, onto shackle assembly
(Figure 3) and secure shackle assembly as follows:
(a) Insert sling spacer from shackle assembly into the double eye end opening of heavy weight
(b) Align the holes in the shackle assembly clevis with hole in sling spacer.
(c) Once holes are aligned, insert the clevis pin through the holes in the shackle assembly clevis and
(d) Insert quick-release pin through hole in base of the clevis pin to secure the clevis pin in the clevis.
Carefully lay the rigged shackle assembly on helicopter with the sling spacer facing up, and heavy weight
black/white sling to the side that the recovery helicopter will approach from.