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Malaysia approves Onboard’s cargo hook kits

20th June 2017 - 10:30 by The Shephard News Team

Malaysia approves Onboard’s cargo hook kits

The Malaysian Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) has certified Onboard Systems' cargo hook kits for the Airbus H120/EC120, the MD Helicopters MD 600N and the Robinson R44 and Raven II aircraft, the company announced on 15 June.

The newly certified cargo hook kits for the R44 Raven II include the TALON LC Keeperless Hook Kit and the TALON LC Keeperless cargo hook kit with Onboard Weighing System.

Optional upgrade kits approved for the Robinson R44 Raven II include the Model E-83 Pin-Style Onboard Weighing System and the Remote Hook Electrical Release Kit. The TALON LC Keeperless Cargo Hook Kit for the Robinson R44 aircraft (12 volt) was also approved.

The TALON LC Hydraulic Cargo Hook Kit was approved for use on the H120/EC120 aircraft. For the MD 600N, the TALON LC Keeperless Cargo Hook Kit and the Cargo Hook Attach Point Kit were approved for use in Malaysia.

Karsten Lemmon, VP, sales and marketing for Onboard Systems, said: ‘We’re excited to receive these first certifications for Onboard’s cargo hook equipment in Malaysia. The approved equipment will make it possible for our Malaysian operators to install external load equipment on their helicopters and take on external load missions using the latest safety technologies available.’

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