8. RIG RECOVERY HELICOPTER (Figures 1 and 5, and Table 3)
Figure 1 details the damaged and recovery helicopter
rigging. Reference numbers in the following text that are
outlined in parentheses [i.e., (1), (2), etc.] refer to Figure 1,
View A and Table 3 item numbers. Refer to Figure 1, View
A and Table 3 for configuration guidance.
a. Place a cargo hook thimble (10, Figure 1, View A, and Figure 5) into the double eye end of heavy weight
black/white sling (8).
Figure 5. Typical Cargo Hook Thimble Installation (Shown in Double-Eye Configuration)
b. Connect the double eye end of heavy weight black/white sling (8, Figure 1, View A) with the hook thimble
installed, to the recovery helicopter center cargo hook.
c. Pull free end of heavy weight black/white sling through center cargo hook hole and secure until helicopter
being recovered is ready for hook-up.