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Aircraft Cargo Tie-down. The MB-1 and MB-2 aircraft cargo tie-downs consist of a 108-inch length of
steel chain (2) with a grab hook (3) and a turn-buckle tightening device (1) with a quick-release lever. The
MB-1 tie-down has a load capacity of 10,000-pounds (4,500 kg) and the MB-2 has a capacity of 25,000-
pounds (11,200 kg). These tie-downs are used to secure rigged loads on the transport vehicle while in
route to an aircraft and while installed inside an aircraft.
3 ¾-Inch, 2-Point Link. The 3 ¾-inch, 2-point link assembly (1) consists of two side plates (2), spacer,
sleeve, large (3), and is secured with two bolts (4) and two nuts (5). This assembly (also called the 2-point
link) is used to join extraction parachutes to the extraction system (line bag) for LVADS. The two-point link
can also be used to join suspension slings or when a single extraction link is required.
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