Cable Release System

Applicable Serial Numbers:

01-002, 01-003, 01-005 to 01-012, 01-014, 01-015, 01-019, 01-021 to 01-024

Bulletin Number: SB.JS-003

Active: Yes

Type: Mandatory

Revision: 4.0


The release system comprises of the nose release hook and an optional belly release hook which are used for aero tow and winch launch operations respectively. Both release hooks are operated by a single handle in the cockpit with a 3/32” cable connecting the system A combination of double swaged fittings and crimped sleeves are used as stops on the system.