Hoist Operations

By Sgt. Steven LopezNovember 27, 2018

An Airmen rappels from a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook Helicopter assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, 171st Aviation Regiment, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Task Force Shadow, during hoist operation training. Utilizing the hoist is provides the military with a method of personnel recovery.
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – An Airmen rappels from a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook Helicopter assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, 171st Aviation Regiment, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Task Force Shadow, during hoist operation training. Utilizing the hoist is provides the military with a method of personnel recovery. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Steven Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL