2-10. Lowering Cargo from a Hovering Helicopter.
controlled tension on rope. Do not
make sudden starts or stops. Apply
tension gradually to slow the descent
of personnel or cargo.
Lowering Device Setup for Cargo. (figure 2-
Assemble lowering device, refer to
Attach governor snaphook (1) to the
anchor point (2) in the helicopter.
Insert safety pin (3) into governor
Attach rope snaphook (4) to cargo (5)
and insert safety pin (6).
Add additional padding to floor edge,
as required, to prevent damage to rope
caused by feeding rope over floor
Hang the governor (7) outside the
Place carrying case (8) near door.