The x01 Series of Remote Cargo Hooks from Mechanical Specialties are designed to work for you. Our hooks cover you across a wide range of load sizes and weight classes, so we likely have a hook to meet your needs. Reliable, rugged and low maintenance, they are built the keep you out in the field.
Constructed of aircraft grade components and materials and wired with Cabtire electrical cable secured to the optional cargo hook guard, all of our hooks are pull-tested to 5X their rated Working Load Limit to give you the peace of mind to know they can handle the load.
All hooks include a heavy-duty, powder-coated guard cage with built in replaceable urethane bumper, overhaul manual and parts catalog with choice of standard (S-series) or extended (E-series) guard cage.
This 3,000 lb (1361kg.) capacity hook was designed for use with the smaller helicopters such as the Bell 206 & 407 Series; MD 500, 520 & 600; AS 350 & 315; Soloy 47 & 12E; EC 120 & 135, and all piston engine helicopters.
Uses include general construction, logging, USFS work, carousel, nubbing choker carrier, and many other lift jobs. Its rugged construction, low maintenance, and compact size make the Model 301 the ideal hook for the light, single engine helicopter.
- Model 301-115E: $2,987.00
- Model 301-115A: $2,503.00
x01 Series Model Comparrisons
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The 601 is a 6,000 lb. capacity hook designed for general use with medium size helicopters such as the Bell 204, 205, 212, 412, Sikorsky S58T, BK-117, AS 315B, and many others.
Uses include general external load work, USFS contracts, etc. Although this hook is capable it is not recommended for medium helicopter logging. The rugged construction and dependability of the Model 601 make it the ideal hook for your medium helicopter.
- Model 601-87E: $4,133.00
- Model 601-87A: $3,609.00
The Model 901 hook uses the same internals as the 601, but we've beefed it up with steel vs aluminum side plates and a special load bearing trunnion for repetitive lift use.
This hook is used with many different model helicopters including the Bell 204, 205, 212, 214, Sikorsky S58T, and the Kaman K-MAX. The rugged construction and dependability of the Model 901 hook make it the obvious choice for medium helicopter logging.
- Model 901-87E: $5,133.00
- Model 601-87A: $4,408.00
The 12,000 lb. capacity hook was built for heavy lift helicopters. Uses include logging, construction and all other external, heavy load work. This hook is also built with steel side plates for repetitive lift logging operations.
Helicopters that are using this hook include the Sikorsky S61, UH-60 Black Hawk, Mil MI-8, Kamov KA-32, American Eurocopter AS-332 plus others. This strong and dependable hook is ideal for your heavy lift helicopters.
- Model 1201-50E: $6,105.00
- Model 1201-50A: $5,651.00