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Helicopter Short Lines

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Helicopter Short Lines

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Barry short lines act as a lightweight and easy-handling intermediary between the helicopter cargo-hook and the load, when the use of a longline is not required or possible.

System Includes

  • Synthetic rope longline (Dyneema® fiber)
  • Master link at top end
  • Permanent ID tag
  • Certificate of compliance (COC)
  • User instructions manual
  • Transport/storage bag

Optional / Accessories

  • Protective zipper jacket (recommended)
  • Non-electric swivel hook at bottom end
  • Custom hardware


  • 10-year service and shelf life
  • Supported by Airworthiness Analysis to FAA CFR Title 14, Parts 27 & 29
  • Proof-loaded to WLL

Service and Shelf Life

Max. shelf life Max. service life Max. combined life (shelf + service)
10 years 10 years 10 years
Important: Parts are considered on-condition throughout their shelf & service life and must pass inspections and maintenance recommendations as per the manufacturer’s user instructions manual.

Helicopter Short Lines

Product Code
(without Hook)
Product Code
(with Hook)
Diameter Working Load Limit
BSLR-3000 BSLRH-3000 7/16’’ (11 mm) 3 000 lb (1 361 kg)
BSLR-4500 BSLRH-4500 1/2” (13 mm) 4 500 lb (2 041 kg)
BSLR-6400 BSLRH-6400 5/8” (16 mm) 6 400 lb (2 903 kg)
BSLR-8300 BSLRH-8300 3/4” (19 mm) 8 300 lb (3 764 kg)
BSLR-11500 BSLRH-11500 7/8” (22 mm) 11 500 lb (5 216 kg)
  • Standard lengths: 6’, 8’, 10’, 12’, 16’ and 20’ (Other lengths available upon request)

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