Mechanics, the MEDEVAC internal rescue hoist D-Lok hook now has an NSN assigned. The hook NSN is 4030-01-01-686-4251 (PN 414AF 686-4251) and is available through the supply system.
NSN now available to order D-Lok hook
Make a note that the D-Lok hook used on the internal hoist (Models BL-29900-30, 42305-5) is not susceptible to dynamic rollout. Installing and using the hook eliminates the current operational restrictions affecting the mil-spec hook (without pin), Slide-Lok and Slide-Lok II hooks identified in AWR980.
For further information on these restrictions, see safety of flight message H-60-17-SOF-03 (update 3 Oct 19). With your CAC, you can download messages from:
Got questions? Contact PD MEDEVAC POCs Michael Brooks and Rom Ordonez by email: