Why is the Didsbury Multi-Purpose Hoist system different?
Primarily designed to install & remove Auxiliary Power Units, Nose & Main Landing Gear components, in addition to various Actuator procedures. In total the 10/4180 Multi-Purpose Fishpole Hoist has 114 current approved applications.
The 10/4180 was approved by Boeing on its fleet of aircraft for use on multiple applications in January 2023, which is in addition to the 10/4180 being used on the Airbus A220 for Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) removal & install.
Key 10/4180 Features
Telescopic tube arrangement in place to enable adjustment to deliver all range of applications.
Extended to 40ft cable whilst maintaining the existing Didsbury hoist benefits:
Single layer cable layering – no birds nesting.
Cable can be wound out without requiring tension to be maintained.
Minimum of 4:1 Factor of Safety.
2-speed manual operation minimises operator effort and allows rapid wind in/wind out.
Simple but effective dual braking system. The Didsbury hoist uses a governor shoe braking system for a Fast, accurate controlled descent with wind facility for final positioning.
Safety in operation is ensured by a 'dead-mans' brake which is normally in the 'on' position. - Instantaneous fail safe, ensuring the load never falls out of control.
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