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NEWS | April 27, 2023

Chinook: SCAMP II Exceeds Floor Load Limits

BLUF: All Chinook personnel must stop loading the SCAMP II into their aircraft because it exceeds load limits for the floor.

Soldier drives SCAMP at training cite with Chinook
Photo by Cpl. Nicholas Fuel
If you transport the self-propelled crane aircraft maintenance and positioning (SCAMP) II inside Chinooks, make a note that aviation maintenance action message (AMAM) H-47-23-AMAM-01 says the SCAMP II exceeds the load limit for the floor and can damage the floor and loading ramp. 

Until the AMAM is rescinded, units are prohibited from internally loading the SCAMP II into all H-47 series aircraft.
External loading the SCAMP is currently the only approved method for transporting the SCAMP II. The AMAM provides rigging guidance.
To view the AMAM, click HERE.  Click on Consolidated Listings, select Aviation as the Record Type, H-47 as System Type and AMAM as Message Type. Then click Search. Results are listed in chronological order.
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