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Sales Tax Charges Begin Rolling Out for United States Deliveries

Sales Tax Charges Begin Rolling Out for United States Deliveries

Starting October 1, 2020, Onboard Systems will begin rolling out sales tax charges for deliveries to United States addresses in certain states. Read more …
September 09, 2020
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 …
September 09, 2020
Autumn 2020 Survey: Travel Plans

Autumn 2020 Survey: Travel Plans

We are currently¬† planning our 2021 tradeshow and conference schedule, and we wanted to gauge the sentiment of our customers regarding business travel. Read more …
September 08, 2020
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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.

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.

Load Cell TBOs

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

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.

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 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