Figure 4. Rigging Shackle Assembly
Ensure that the sling spacer is installed when the
shackle assembly is assembled.
(4) Place the single eye end of heavy weight black/white sling (7), Figure 1, View A, to shackle assembly
(Figure 4) and secure shackle assembly as follows:
(a) Insert sling spacer from shackle assembly into the single eye end of heavy weight black/white
(b) Align the holes in the shackle assembly clevis with the hole in the sling spacer.
(c) Once holes are aligned, insert the clevis pin through the holes in the shackle assembly clevis
assembly and sling spacer.
(d) Insert quick-release pin through hole in base of the clevis pin to secure the clevis pin in the clevis.
g. Carefully lay the rigged shackle assembly on the helicopter and heavy weight black/white sling to the side that
the recovery helicopter will approach from.
h. The damaged helicopter is now ready for hookup to the recovery helicopter.