The Slide-Lok Helicopter Rescue Hook is compatible with
all helicopter rescue hoists. Forged from stainless steel, the
“Slide-Lok” hook has a working load limit of 3,000 lbs. and exceeds
military specifications for rescue hooks. The patented “Slide-Lok”
mechanism prevents accidental opening and is easily operated with one
hand. Its streamlined design eliminates snag hazards and its large bail
accommodates multiple rings of different sizes. Designed to be operated
safely in the locked or unlocked position. When in the locked position,
dynamic roll-out is prevented.
This is the hook of choice for the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Army Special Operations. Weight: 1.46 lbs.
United States Patent #6,363,589