rotor pylon

rotor pylon

rotor pylon
The pylon that supports the rotor head of a helicopter. Also called a rotor mast.
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THE AFT ROTOR PYLON STEP GIVES YOU A STEP UP SO YOU CAN PERFORM MAINTENANCE TASKS IN A MORE NATURAL STANDING POSITION.
IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT MAKING THE AFT ROTOR PYLON STEP, CONTACT SFC RYAN MEEKS, DSN 323-3180, (253) 912-3180 OR EMAIL ryan.
As per the contract, Exelis will fabricate and assemble the composite sponsons, the tail rotor pylon and the horizontal stabilizer of the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter.
The vessel was also carrying the tail rotor pylon and other parts of the aircraft recovered from 300 feet below the surface.
The aft rotor pylon of the CH-47F makes teardown and assembly easier, for rapid deployment
Pay attention to the pilot static tubes when covering the nose and windshield as you try to hook the main rotor pylon track opening.
Armed variants are the short-fuselage AS 532AC, which can carry up to 21 troops, the long-fuselage AS 532AL, which accommodates up to 25 and the short naval AS 532SC with a folding tail rotor pylon, deck landing assistance device and provisions for two AM39 Exocet anti-ship missiles or ASW torpedoes.
You can get a step up with the aft rotor pylon step (aRPS).