together. It is flat on one side and contoured around the
hexagonal tubes on the other three sides. The assembly
has three handles mounted on it for lifting and a hinged
door at one end for loading.
The Aero 39B bomb skid adapter is used with the
nitrogen-filled bottles used as a coolant on the LAU-7A
guided missile launcher. The adapter has an SWL of
seven nitrogen bottles.
ADU-729/E Nitrogen Receiver Adapter
The ADU-729/E nitrogen receiver adapter (fig.
9-27) is an aluminum container with seven hexagonal
tubes. A welded plate is fitted with contoured urethane
pads to fit the nitrogen bottles of the LAU-127 launcher.
The hinged plate is spring loaded and dual clasped for
security. Two handles located on the side aid in lifting
Aero 64B Soft-Belt Adapter
The Aero 64B soft-belt adapter (fig. 9-28) 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 the skid.
Two Aero 64B soft-belt adapters support or store a
soft-skin weapon up to 20 inches in diameter on the
Aero 12C bomb skid. SWL not to exceed 1250 pounds.
Each Aero 64B adapter has an SWL of 2,500 pounds.
REVIEW NUMBER 5 ANSWERS
The components of the HLU-288/E bomb
hoist include a gear train, drum and cable,
brake mechanism, fish pole extension tube,
and two cranks.
The break crank of the HLU-288/E bomb
hoist is used to hoist or lower the load.
The components of the HLU-196/E bomb-
hoisting unit include gasoline engine, speed-
assembly, and storage drum.
The single cable-lift capacity of the HLU-
196/E bomb hoist is 2,000 pounds.
Figure 9-27.ADU-729/E nitrogen receiver adapter.
Figure 9-28.Aero 64B soft-belt adapter mounted on an Aero 12C bomb skid.