face of the floor. The fittings are hinged so that they can
be seated in floor recesses when not in use.
The 10,000-pound-capacity tiedown fit-
tings must be screwed into the threaded
receptacles to full depth to achieve their
6-6-17. Ten Thousand-Pound-Capacity Tiedown Fit-
There are eight 10,000pound-capacity tiedown fittings
on the cargo compartment floor. Four fittings are inter-
posed along both outboard rows of 5,000-pound-capac-
ity fittings, spaced at intervals of 80 inches from station
240 to station 480. These fittings are not always used and
they might be in the way when installed, therefor install
only when necessary. When they are to be used, the
fittings are screwed into threaded receptacles, at the
fitting locations. When the fittings are not being used,
threaded plugs are screwed into the receptacles to pro-
tect the thread in the receptacles.
6-6-18. Cargo Loading Aids.
The helicopter has a number of features to facilitate load-
ing of cargo. Some of these features are parts of systems
and are permanently installed; others are equipment
which is stowed in the helicopter. The following para-
graphs contain descriptions of items classed as loading
aids. Specific instructions for some of these items may be
found in other parts of this manual and are referenced.