6.18 CARGO LOADING.
To prevent damage to the helicopter, all
cargo must be securely tied down.
There are two aft storage bays in the helicopter. The left
aft storage bay contains the flyaway equipment kit which
a. Tiedown and mooring kit.
b. Main rotor tiedown assembly.
c. Main rotor blade tiedown pole assembly.
d. Safety pins and stowage pouch.
e. Protective covers kit.
All calculated moments must be divided by
100 before being entered on Form F
The survival kit bay may carry a survival equipment kit
and/or personal equipment. The flyaway equipment kit
and the survival equipment kit are basic weight items and
are listed on Chart A (DD 365-1). Personal items or extra
equipment that has not been identified as basic weight
must be entered on Form F (DD 365-4). Table 6-12 lists
various weights and moments for the storage bay and sur-
vival bay equipment.
6.19 EXTRA CARGO.
All extra cargo should be weighed so that exact weight
and moments are used for the weight and balance com-
putations. If weighing facilities are not available, weight
should be estimated in terms of probable maximum
weight to reduce the possibility of exceeding the aft cg lim-
Storage Bay and Survival Kit Bay Equipment Weights and Moments
Left Aft Storage Bay
Survival Kit Bay
*Max. Load 60 lb. @ 15 lb/ft2
*Max. Load 100 lb @ 15 lb/ft2