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  • Writer's pictureLiam Stirrup

Exciting launch of the new 10/4180 Multi-Purpose Fishpole Hoist Kit

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.

Multi-Purpose Fishpole Hoist

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.

Should you require any further information then please contact our Sales team.

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