To develop Aerospace Standards (AS) for the minimum performance standards for external cargo and search and rescue hoists. The Aerospace Standards (AS) will lead to the development of a hoist Technical Standard Order (TSO); which will include the Minimum Operation Performance Standard (MOPS). which contain the design, qualification, test procedures and any other related tasks to support the hoist MOPS.
This SAE Aerospace Standard is intended to determine to Minimum Operation Performance Standard (MOPS) for helicopter hoists. Performance requirements such as design, qualification and test procedures are to be included within the standard.