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. 9-36) 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 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. 9-37) consists of a
tubular aluminum frame with a system of movable
Figure 9-36.Aero 64A soft-belt adapter mounted to Aero 58A skid adapters/MHU-191/M munitions transporter.
Figure 9-37.Aero 83A transport adapter.