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Full-Cage Remote Hooks: More Options for External Load Operations

Full-Cage Remote Hooks: More Options for External Load Operations

Onboard has added full-cage versions of our popular 3,000 LB and 6,000 LB TALON Remote Hooks. The cage extends below the load beam and offers greater protection for missions in rugged terrain, while still providing a large access area in the front for loading. Read more …
April 15, 2011
Full-Cage Option for 3K Remote Cargo Hook

Full-Cage Option for 3K Remote Cargo Hook

By popular request, Onboard is pleased to offer a full-cage option for our 3,000 LB Remote Cargo Hook. Read more …
August 15, 2010
Quick Shipment for Remote Hooks & Long Lines

Quick Shipment for Remote Hooks & Long Lines

Now you can buy your remote hooks and long lines at the same time! We're stocking standard longline sizes so these products can be drop-shipped to your hangar or work site along with your remote hook order. Read more …
June 15, 2008
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.

COVID-19 Impacts

Please check this page for the latest operational impacts due to our COVID-19 response.

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 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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