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Spring 2017 Issue Survey

Spring 2017 Issue Survey

Take a moment to answer our online survey, and you'll be automatically entered to win one of our survey prizes, including your choice of an Apple TV 4 or Roku Ultra player for the grand prize winner. Read more …
March 31, 2017
Product Spotlight: Dielectric (DEW) Longlines

Product Spotlight: Dielectric (DEW) Longlines

Great care must be taken when operating a longline near powered electrical lines to prevent static discharge that could generate an electrical arc. Read more …
March 31, 2017
Photo Gallery: Onboard Systems at Heli-Expo 2017

Photo Gallery: Onboard Systems at Heli-Expo 2017

View our 2017 Heli-Expo Show gallery to see highlights from the show. Read more …
March 31, 2017
Shop Talk: Mechanical Release Cables

Shop Talk: Mechanical Release Cables

Cargo hook manual release cables require extreme care during installation, use, and maintenance. Read more …
March 31, 2017
Photo Gallery: 2017 Catalog Cover Photo Contest Winners

Photo Gallery: 2017 Catalog Cover Photo Contest Winners

View the photo gallery from our 2017 Catalog Cover Photo Contest Read more …
March 31, 2017
Chrome Themes for Your Browser

Exclusive Chrome themes featuring external load mission photos for your browser.

Convenient Email Invoices

How to get an invoice before your order arrives to help with customs paperwork and internal receiving processes.

Counter-to-Counter Shipping Available

For when you need parts fast, Onboard Systems now offers counter-to-counter shipping.

Documentation Updates

Get the 411 about all the documentation updates and service bulletins that have taken place since the last issue.

External Load Mission Wallpapers

Exclusive desktop wallpapers featuring external load mission photos for your desktop.

Get the 411 on Surefire Products

Here is a complete reference list of aircraft and cargo hook kits currently featuring Surefire.

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How to Upgrade Your Equipment

We strive to make it simple and cost-effective for our customers to upgrade their equipment.

Increased Rated Load for TALON 3K Remote Hooks

We've increased the rated load for the TALON 3K Remote Cargo Hook series from 3,000 lb. to 3,300 lb. / 1,500 kg.

Return for Service Shipping Tips

International "Return for Service" shipments can be tricky. Here are some tips.

Send Us Your Photos & Videos

If you've got some great helicopter photos or videos of helicopters at work, we'd love to hear from you!

Service Life Update for Barry Longlines

Barry has modified the service life calculation for their synthetic helicopter longlines.

Shop Talk: Load Cell TBOs

Load cells are not field serviceable and must be returned to the factory for overhaul.

Tracking Water Drops

How to use the C-39 cockpit indicator to track water drops for contracts.

Tradeshow Schedule

Plan to meet us at these upcoming tradeshow events around the world.

Wanted: Reviews & Testimonials

We would love to hear about how our products or services have helped you.

Why Onboard

We maintain a large inventory of products, spare parts, and complete systems on site, allowing immediate shipment of most items. So while other manufacturers may put you on a waiting list for months, we’re able to ship most equipment the same day it's ordered.

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