DA Form 7382, Sling Load Inspection Record , is a form used for documenting and inspecting all procedures related to sling load operations.
DA Form 7382 is a part of the new scheme developed by the DA in order to improve sling load safety. The scheme consists of detailed sling load manuals and strict operational guidelines for all related procedures. All the army equipment moved by a sling load before the arrival of the supporting aircraft should be checked by the qualified inspector using DA Form 7382.
DA Form 7382 FAQ
Q: Where can I find DA Form 7382?
A: You can find the form in TM 4-48. 09 Appendix I or Appendix H-2 of the AAS Handbook or download a fillable version through the link above.
Q: How many copies of DA Form 7382 must be filled out?
A: The Sling Load Inspection Form needs to be filled in three copies.
Q: What should be done with the three copies of DA Form 7382?
A: One copy goes to the supporting aviation unit, the second one is intended for the supported unit and the last one should be securely attached to the load.
Q: What are the four classifications of sling loads?
A: Sling loads can be classified as "Certified," "Unique," "Prohibited," and "Sustainable."
Q: What unit is responsible for the storage, inspection, and maintaining of all the sling load equipment?
A: All of these go under the responsibility of the Supported Unit.
Q: What types of units take part in sling load operations?
A: There are three roles in total: "Supported," "Supporting Aviation," and "Receiving."
The whole procedure can be divided into three phases:
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