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Shop Talk: Troubleshooting Tips for Load Cells and Cockpit Indicators

Shop Talk: Troubleshooting Tips for Load Cells and Cockpit Indicators

If you don't have a spare load cell or cockpit indicator lying around to use for troubleshooting problems with your Onboard Weighing System, here's a workaround. Read more …
August 28, 2019
Shop Talk: Nut Adjustments to Load Cell Covers

Shop Talk: Nut Adjustments to Load Cell Covers

Don't torque that nut! This article explains why you should never adjust the nuts on your load cells. Read more …
May 23, 2019
Shop Talk: Troubleshooting Onboard Weighing Systems

Shop Talk: Troubleshooting Onboard Weighing Systems

Having a problem with your Onboard Weighing System? Download our Electronic Load Weigh System Troubleshooting Guide for recommended troubleshooting procedures that can be implemented in the field to diagnose and resolve your issue. Read more …
June 05, 2018
Shop Talk: Changes to Load Cell Maintenance

Shop Talk: Changes to Load Cell Maintenance

We recently revised the maintenance criteria for our Onboard Weighing System kits and load cells. Read more …
March 29, 2018
Shop Talk: Load Cell Maintenance

Shop Talk: Load Cell Maintenance

Onboard Weighing Systems provide operators with vital information about the weight they are carrying. Proper maintenance, including regular inspection and calibration, is critical to ensure ongoing accuracy. Read more …
June 22, 2017
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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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