A109 External Load

Technology Innovations

Since 1975, Onboard Systems has focused its efforts on making better cargo hooks. Our innovative cargo hooks, suspension systems and Onboard Weighing Systems are computer designed to incorporate revolutionary safety features and user-friendly functionality. All of our products are precision-manufactured in the United States according to strict Aerospace AS9100 quality assurance standards and vigorously tested.

We are dedicated to the helicopter lift industry, and we prove it with our emphasis on superior engineering, increased cost-effectiveness and comprehensive customer support. Our willingness to listen to our customers and innovate solutions that improve safety and productivity has made us the acknowledged experts in modern external cargo hook system design and development.

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Why Onboard

We maintain a large inventory of products, spare parts, and complete systems on site, allowing fast shipment of most items. While other manufacturers may put you on a waiting list for months, Onboard is able to turn around orders quickly — oftentimes the same day your payment is received. View our shipping policy here