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HAWK 8,000lb Cargo Hook

3 methods of load release

The hawk 8000lb has twin solenoids for primary quick release and secondary back-up release, plus ground activated mechanical release.

Commercially produced/ Military qualified

FAR 29.865 complaint and fully certified to MIL-STD-810D and relevant sections of RTCA DO-160 the HAWK 8000lb Cargo hook is fully suited to operate on any platform and in the harshest conditions

Optional load measurement

Available with load measurement, which enables the pilot to operate within safe lifting parameters.

Hawk 8000lb Cargo Hook Brochure

HAWK 8,000lb Cargo Hook

SKU 205CA42 Categories , Tags , ,


Hook Specification
Part number 205CA42 Dimensions (load beam open) 285.8(L) x 226.8(H) x 161 (W)
Design load 8,000lb (3,628 kg) Minimum release load 0 kg
Proof load 20,000 lb (9,071 kg) Unit weight 9.5 kg
Ultimate load 30,000 lb (13,608 kg) Electrical requirement 22-28V DC
Mechanical release force 24 kg (min) Release: Manual Lever & Twin Electrical
MIL Qualified: MIL-STD-810D & RTCA DO-160 FAR 29.865: HEC and Non HEC
Load measuring/Indication
HUMS (in-development)


Bell Helicopters, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has selected the HAWK 8000lb Cargo Hook System for its Bell 525 Relentless. The HAWK cargo hooks fully meet FAR 29.865 relating to human and non-human external cargo loads, offering lifting excellence across the range of light, medium and heavy-lift helicopter platforms. Commercially-Developed/Military Qualified and supplied with many intrinsic features as well as optional adaptor mounts, weight indication and Electrical Cable Harnessing, the HAWK cargo hook offers helicopter OEMs a total systems approach to all factory fitted installations.

Drallim Cargo Hook Selected For Bell 525 Helicopter

Additional information

Weight 9.5 kg
Dimensions 285.8 × 161 × 226.8 mm
Design Load | LC

8,000lb (3,628Kg)

Proof load

20,000lb (9,071Kg)

Ultimate Load | BF Min

30,000lb (13,608Kg)

Electrical Release Capacity

8,000lb (3,628Kg)


Manual Lever & Twin Electrical

Load Indication

Load Pin

Minimum release load

24Kg (min)

Electrical requirement

22-28V DC

MIL Qualified

MIL-STD-810D & RTCA DO-160

FAR 29.865

HEC and Non HEC Load measuring/Indication HUMS (in-development)

Product Enquiry

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