Figure 9-39.Aero 71A skid adapter mounted to Aero 58A skid adapters/Aero 21C weapon skid.
AERO 71A SKID ADAPTER. The Aero 71A
skid adapter (fig. 9-39) consists of a welded aluminum
angle frame, sheet aluminum deck, and steel tube stakes.
The adapter is secured to a weapon skid by quick-release
pins. An extruded aluminum track around the edges of
the flatbed allows the attachment of the steel tube stakes.
When using the Aero 71A, you must use two Aero
58A skid adapters in order to form a flatbed conveyance
for transportation of the weapon component containers
and a variety of other materials. The Aero 71A can be
used with various skids, transporters, and trailers. The
adapter has an SWL of 4,000 pounds.
AERO 64A SOFT-BELT ADAPTER The Aero
64A soft-belt adapter (fig. 9-40) consists of a flexible
neoprene-covered, woven-wire sling, The adapter has
slots at the ends for attaching tie-down straps. The
adapter is also equipped with brackets for attaching it to
Two soft-belt Aero 64A adapters support a soft-skin
store up to 30 inches in diameter. Each adapter has an
SWL of 2,500 pounds. The Aero 64A is designed for
use with Aero 58A skid adapters, and is used with
various skids, transporters, and trailers.
AERO 83A TRANSPORT ADAPTER The
Aero 83A transport adapter (fig. 9-41) consists of a
Figure 9-40.Aero 64A soft-belt adapter mounted to Aero 58A skid adapters/Aero 21C weapon skid,