Aviation Engineering Directorate liaison engineers—or AED LEs— now have permission to modify the MEDEVAC’s external rescue hoist, NSN 1680-01-505-3913,
MEDEVAC units who want to apply the fairing modification must work through their logistics assistance representative (LAR) and liaison engineer (LE) for a maintenance engineering call (MEC) authorization letter.
If you don’t have access to a servicing LE, email AED directly at:
If units decide to perform this modification, it’s also a good idea to purchase a couple of extra fairings to keep on hand.
That way, if you need to turn in a hoist to supply, you can keep the modified fairing, which is: