External Load Operations
Helicopter External Load Operations are conducted in many industries in most countries across the globe. It is one of the unique things about helicopters is its ability to pick up and place loads into remote areas, for example, timber and steel used for construction, antennas and oversize equipment such as air-conditioning units and remote site drilling equipment.
This type of the operation needs a high established requirements:
- Experienced flight crew engaged in helicopter external load operations;
- Strong operating rules and related requirements applicable to each person involved;
- Airworthiness requirements for helicopters engaged in helicopter external load operations.