Vita Inclinata Offers Solution to Stabilize Helicopter Hoist Litter Baskets
Keeping the litter basket from spinning during helicopter hoist rescues can be a challenge and it usually requires a hoist operator and another person to manage a rope attached to the hoist.
Vita Inclinata demonstrated a unique solution at the recent HAI Heli-Expo show in Dallas, with a device mounted to the hoist that uses four fans on each corner to stop the spinning. The hoist operator can also use the system to precisely control the litter position.
According to the company, medevac operators can hoist four people with the Vita Inclinata system in the same time it takes to hoist one patient with an ordinary hoist system.