MD500 – 900 lb HEC System

Our MD500 kit is designed to transport more people with enhanced safety, flexibility & capacity, saving time & potentially — lives. The quick-release hook installs in just minutes & can remain installed during refueling & positioning flights — reducing maintenance requirements & optimizing helicopter operational availability.

HEC Mounting Bracket P/N 102502-01
HEC Hook P/N 102506-01
BQRS Control P/N 102504-01
PQRS Control P/N 102503-01

  • Provisions Kits & Accessories
View Approved Personnel Carrying Device Systems

Y-Rope P/N B1310-4201
Longline P/N B1310-4211
Y-Longline P/N B1310-4213

  • Connectors & Carrying Devices
Approval STC NumberAC Approved
+ Fully compliant with FAA AC133- 1B & 27.865 requirements.
+ Pilot controlled removable hook with 900 lb/410kg HEC Working Load Limit.
+ Removable HEC Hook enables operational flexibility by reducing overall fleet purchase costs.
+ Hook Spacing avoids unintentional hook contact & risk of damage &/or inadvertent release during flight.
+ HEC Hook “Stopper Plug” for installation when not performing HEC operations.
+ Integrated aluminum bumper to prevent fuel tank penetration during a vertical impact.
+ Most economical system available for your fleet.


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Boost Systems is an industry leader in the provision of HEC training because our highly trained & industry experienced team provide our customers in-depth experience in performing various types of HEC operations, as well as a detailed knowledge of the specific equipment best suited for each operation; factors that contribute significantly to ensuring mission success while mitigating risk associated with human factors.

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