Pintles


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Pintles

Square metal devices used to transfer loads of columns on upper floors by passing through intervening beams and girders to metal column caps on the column below.
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Aerea of Italy, specialised in carriage and release systems, started to produce pintle mounts in the 1980s in the wake of evaluations carried out with then MBB (Messerschmitt-Bolkow-Blohm) aimed at endowing the Bo-105 helicopter with such amenities.
The Pintle Mount then evolved into a system tailored to the 12.
To answer the numerous requests for militarised A109s, a specific pintle installation has been developed to allow the installation of a 7.
Overall the helicopter pintle mount business represents about ten per cent of Aerea's annual turnover, the company is also involved in the manufacturing of airborne weapon pods for helicopters and light aircraft.
Oto Melara's involvement in the pintle mount field is relatively new.
Oto Melara Heliborne Pintle Mount System has the gun mounted on the left side, a rail in the floor allowing to rotate the assembly towards the right for stowage.
The pintle mount developed by Oto Melara has been proposed to other NH90 users, Finland has expressed serious interest.