Northrop Grumman Fire Scout MQ8-B

Northrup Grumman MQ-8 Firescout Rotor Hub & Tail Rotor Covers

Northrup Grumman MQ-8 Firescout Rotor Hub & Tail Rotor Covers

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Section 2: Engine/Tail Rotor Covers

8 Products, 11 Photos

MQ8B-100

EXHAUST COVER/PLUG SET, includes exhaust stack "collar" plug (set of 6)

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MQ8B-200

BLADE TIE-DOWNS, adjustable strap attachments (set of 4)

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Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

    Product Description................................................................................................................................

    Blade Tie-Downs are "socks" which fit over the blade tip with or without Blade Covers installed. Front blade tie-downs have two lengths of rope or strap which attaches to the front cross tubes on either side of the cabin. The other tie-downs have generous lengths of rope or strap to tie the blades down at any convenient spot.... read more

    ALL-YEAR USE MATERIAL - Made with Silver Acrylic Sunbrella canvas, the all-year use material is the best option for sun protection and cover longevity. This heavier more durable material is intended for all weather conditions, such as rain and snow or lots of sun.... read more

    WINTER USE MATERIAL - Made with Solution-Dyed Polyester fabric, this option is intended for seasonal use to aid in deicing, rain mitigation, or for occasional travel. The material is lighter and more compact, but more susceptible to UV damage and may have a shorter useful life if used continuously outside than the all-year use material.... read more

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    MQ8B-201

    BLADE TIE-DOWNS, alternate design w/ velcro strap detail (set of 4)

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      Product Description................................................................................................................................

      Blade Tie-Downs are "socks" which fit over the blade tip with or without Blade Covers installed. Front blade tie-downs have two lengths of rope or strap which attaches to the front cross tubes on either side of the cabin. The other tie-downs have generous lengths of rope or strap to tie the blades down at any convenient spot.... read more

      ALL-YEAR USE MATERIAL - Made with Silver Acrylic Sunbrella canvas, the all-year use material is the best option for sun protection and cover longevity. This heavier more durable material is intended for all weather conditions, such as rain and snow or lots of sun.... read more

      WINTER USE MATERIAL - Made with Solution-Dyed Polyester fabric, this option is intended for seasonal use to aid in deicing, rain mitigation, or for occasional travel. The material is lighter and more compact, but more susceptible to UV damage and may have a shorter useful life if used continuously outside than the all-year use material.... read more

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      MQ8B-210

      ROTOR HUB COVER, for folding blade system, extra-secure Velcro closure

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      Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

        Product Description................................................................................................................................

        Rotor Hub Covers overlaps with the Blade Covers to ensure complete protection for the entire main rotor system. Designed like a jacket with sleeves and no collar, the rotor hub cover fastens together below each blade with Delrin buckles. The Rotor Hub Cover is normally made from Solution-Dyed Polyester.... read more

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        MQ8B-211

        ROTOR HUB COVER, for folding blade system, alternate design w/Velcro Closure

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        Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

          Product Description................................................................................................................................

          Rotor Hub Covers overlaps with the Blade Covers to ensure complete protection for the entire main rotor system. Designed like a jacket with sleeves and no collar, the rotor hub cover fastens together below each blade with Delrin buckles. The Rotor Hub Cover is normally made from Solution-Dyed Polyester.... read more

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          MQ8B-220

          SWASH PLATE INLET COVER

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          Product Description................................................................................................................................

          Engine Cover details vary by model, but generally these covers are designed to enclose and protect the swash plate, inlet, exhaust and engine access areas. They are designed to tighten up around the main rotor drive shaft and tailboom bottleneck areas, and attach securely with straps either under the belly or to the land gear cross tubes (or both). Delrin buckles are used to tighten the attachment straps. The engine cover is made of Solution-Dyed Polyester or acrylic Sunbrella, and is available in a variety of colors (contact us for details. Specific information for each model is available on request.... read more

          ALL-YEAR USE MATERIAL - Made with Silver Acrylic Sunbrella canvas, the all-year use material is the best option for sun protection and cover longevity. This heavier more durable material is intended for all weather conditions, such as rain and snow or lots of sun.... read more

          WINTER USE MATERIAL - Made with Solution-Dyed Polyester fabric, this option is intended for seasonal use to aid in deicing, rain mitigation, or for occasional travel. The material is lighter and more compact, but more susceptible to UV damage and may have a shorter useful life if used continuously outside than the all-year use material.... read more

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          MQ8B-300

          TAIL ROTOR COVER, padded with foam block (set of 2)

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          Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

            Product Description................................................................................................................................

            The Northrop Grumman Fire Scout MQ8-B Tail Rotor Cover is a one-piece design which encloses both the blades and their hub, snapping closed along the bottom edge. The tail rotor cover is normally made from Solution-Dyed Polyester.... read more

            ALL-YEAR USE MATERIAL - Made with Silver Acrylic Sunbrella canvas, the all-year use material is the best option for sun protection and cover longevity. This heavier more durable material is intended for all weather conditions, such as rain and snow or lots of sun.... read more

            WINTER USE MATERIAL - Made with Solution-Dyed Polyester fabric, this option is intended for seasonal use to aid in deicing, rain mitigation, or for occasional travel. The material is lighter and more compact, but more susceptible to UV damage and may have a shorter useful life if used continuously outside than the all-year use material.... read more

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            MQ8B-310

            TAIL ROTOR COVER

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              Product Description................................................................................................................................

              The Northrop Grumman Fire Scout MQ8-B Tail Rotor Cover is a one-piece design which encloses both the blades and their hub, snapping closed along the bottom edge. The tail rotor cover is normally made from Solution-Dyed Polyester.... read more

              ALL-YEAR USE MATERIAL - Made with Silver Acrylic Sunbrella canvas, the all-year use material is the best option for sun protection and cover longevity. This heavier more durable material is intended for all weather conditions, such as rain and snow or lots of sun.... read more

              WINTER USE MATERIAL - Made with Solution-Dyed Polyester fabric, this option is intended for seasonal use to aid in deicing, rain mitigation, or for occasional travel. The material is lighter and more compact, but more susceptible to UV damage and may have a shorter useful life if used continuously outside than the all-year use material.... read more

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              Section 3: Plugs & Protection

              10 Products, 3 Photos

              MQ8B-110

              WEDGE PLUGS, port side (set of 2)

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              Product Description................................................................................................................................

              The Engine Inlet Plugs are custom fit for your Northrop Grumman Fire Scout MQ8-B intakes, made with heavy-duty vinyl material, and stuffed with a single block of sculpted urethane foam. Each plug has a zipper that allows the foam to be removed and dried if necessary. Engine plugs have 'Remove Before Flight' streamers sewn onto the face of the plugs. Most plugs are imprinted with the aircraft registration number in black. Engine plugs may be inserted after flight when the engine is still warm. Engine Inlet Plugs are commonly referred to as Cowl Plugs, Intake Plugs, Cowl Blocks, Engine Blocks, and Engine Bungs.... read more

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              MQ8B-111

              WEDGE PLUGS, on side fuselage, port side w/ 18" webbing (set of 2)

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              Product Description................................................................................................................................

              The Engine Inlet Plugs are custom fit for your Northrop Grumman Fire Scout MQ8-B intakes, made with heavy-duty vinyl material, and stuffed with a single block of sculpted urethane foam. Each plug has a zipper that allows the foam to be removed and dried if necessary. Engine plugs have 'Remove Before Flight' streamers sewn onto the face of the plugs. Most plugs are imprinted with the aircraft registration number in black. Engine plugs may be inserted after flight when the engine is still warm. Engine Inlet Plugs are commonly referred to as Cowl Plugs, Intake Plugs, Cowl Blocks, Engine Blocks, and Engine Bungs.... read more

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              MQ8B-112

              WEDGE PLUGS, 4 on side fuselage, 1 aft of doghouse, starboard side (set of 5)

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              Product Description................................................................................................................................

              The Engine Inlet Plugs are custom fit for your Northrop Grumman Fire Scout MQ8-B intakes, made with heavy-duty vinyl material, and stuffed with a single block of sculpted urethane foam. Each plug has a zipper that allows the foam to be removed and dried if necessary. Engine plugs have 'Remove Before Flight' streamers sewn onto the face of the plugs. Most plugs are imprinted with the aircraft registration number in black. Engine plugs may be inserted after flight when the engine is still warm. Engine Inlet Plugs are commonly referred to as Cowl Plugs, Intake Plugs, Cowl Blocks, Engine Blocks, and Engine Bungs.... read more

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              MQ8B-113

              WEDGE PLUGS, left side of fuselage, connected w/ 1" webbing lanyard (set of 4)

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              Product Description................................................................................................................................

              The Engine Inlet Plugs are custom fit for your Northrop Grumman Fire Scout MQ8-B intakes, made with heavy-duty vinyl material, and stuffed with a single block of sculpted urethane foam. Each plug has a zipper that allows the foam to be removed and dried if necessary. Engine plugs have 'Remove Before Flight' streamers sewn onto the face of the plugs. Most plugs are imprinted with the aircraft registration number in black. Engine plugs may be inserted after flight when the engine is still warm. Engine Inlet Plugs are commonly referred to as Cowl Plugs, Intake Plugs, Cowl Blocks, Engine Blocks, and Engine Bungs.... read more

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              MQ8B-114

              WEDGE PLUGS, right side of fuselage, connected w/ 1" webbing lanyard (set of 5)

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              Product Description................................................................................................................................

              The Engine Inlet Plugs are custom fit for your Northrop Grumman Fire Scout MQ8-B intakes, made with heavy-duty vinyl material, and stuffed with a single block of sculpted urethane foam. Each plug has a zipper that allows the foam to be removed and dried if necessary. Engine plugs have 'Remove Before Flight' streamers sewn onto the face of the plugs. Most plugs are imprinted with the aircraft registration number in black. Engine plugs may be inserted after flight when the engine is still warm. Engine Inlet Plugs are commonly referred to as Cowl Plugs, Intake Plugs, Cowl Blocks, Engine Blocks, and Engine Bungs.... read more

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              MQ8B-115

              C/L & L/H TAILCONE VENT PLUGS, connected w/ lanyard (set of 2)

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              Product Description................................................................................................................................

              The Engine Inlet Plugs are custom fit for your Northrop Grumman Fire Scout MQ8-B intakes, made with heavy-duty vinyl material, and stuffed with a single block of sculpted urethane foam. Each plug has a zipper that allows the foam to be removed and dried if necessary. Engine plugs have 'Remove Before Flight' streamers sewn onto the face of the plugs. Most plugs are imprinted with the aircraft registration number in black. Engine plugs may be inserted after flight when the engine is still warm. Engine Inlet Plugs are commonly referred to as Cowl Plugs, Intake Plugs, Cowl Blocks, Engine Blocks, and Engine Bungs.... read more

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              MQ8B-120

              INTERNAL ENGINE INLET (PLENUM) PLUG, NSN 4920-01-581-0263 "PLUG ENG AIR INLET"

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              Product Description................................................................................................................................

              The Engine Inlet Plugs are custom fit for your Northrop Grumman Fire Scout MQ8-B intakes, made with heavy-duty vinyl material, and stuffed with a single block of sculpted urethane foam. Each plug has a zipper that allows the foam to be removed and dried if necessary. Engine plugs have 'Remove Before Flight' streamers sewn onto the face of the plugs. Most plugs are imprinted with the aircraft registration number in black. Engine plugs may be inserted after flight when the engine is still warm. Engine Inlet Plugs are commonly referred to as Cowl Plugs, Intake Plugs, Cowl Blocks, Engine Blocks, and Engine Bungs.... read more

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              MQ8B-130

              PITOT COVER SET (set of 2)

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              • This item comes in red only.

              Product Description................................................................................................................................

              Pitot Tube Covers, made of Naugahyde vinyl, are designed to cover the entire pitot assembly. Slipping on over the tube, the cover tightens around the base with a special Velcro strap detail. A "Remove Before Flight" streamer is attached to the cover. Heat Resistant Pitot Covers are designed to withstand more than 500° Fahrenheit, and will prevent the pitot cover from melting onto the tube if the pitot heat is accidentally turned on with the pitot cover attached.... read more

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              MQ8B-135

              PITOT COVER SET, heat resistant type (set of 2)

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              Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

              • This item comes in red only.

              Product Description................................................................................................................................

              Pitot Tube Covers, made of Naugahyde vinyl, are designed to cover the entire pitot assembly. Slipping on over the tube, the cover tightens around the base with a special Velcro strap detail. A "Remove Before Flight" streamer is attached to the cover. Heat Resistant Pitot Covers are designed to withstand more than 500° Fahrenheit, and will prevent the pitot cover from melting onto the tube if the pitot heat is accidentally turned on with the pitot cover attached.... read more

              Additional Information................................................................................................................................

              Our heat resistant Pitot covers are lined with fireproof Nomex to prevent burn stains on the Pitot tube if the Pitot heat is activated while on the ground during maintenance procedures.  The Nomex will NOT prevent the Pitot cover from being damaged by the heat, which can be as high as 500 degrees F. (260 degrees C.), but it will prevent unsightly burn stains on the Pitot tube which cannot be removed.... read more

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              MQ8B-137

              INDIVIDUAL PITOT COVER, heat resistant type, NSN 4920-01-584-0266 "COVER,PITOT-STATIC"

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              Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

              • This item comes in red only.

              Product Description................................................................................................................................

              Pitot Tube Covers, made of Naugahyde vinyl, are designed to cover the entire pitot assembly. Slipping on over the tube, the cover tightens around the base with a special Velcro strap detail. A "Remove Before Flight" streamer is attached to the cover. Heat Resistant Pitot Covers are designed to withstand more than 500° Fahrenheit, and will prevent the pitot cover from melting onto the tube if the pitot heat is accidentally turned on with the pitot cover attached.... read more

              Additional Information................................................................................................................................

              Our heat resistant Pitot covers are lined with fireproof Nomex to prevent burn stains on the Pitot tube if the Pitot heat is activated while on the ground during maintenance procedures.  The Nomex will NOT prevent the Pitot cover from being damaged by the heat, which can be as high as 500 degrees F. (260 degrees C.), but it will prevent unsightly burn stains on the Pitot tube which cannot be removed.... read more

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              Section 6: Miscellaneous Products

              3 Products, 0 Photos

              MQ8B-400

              FLIR DOME COVER

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              MQ8B-500

              GIMBAL FLIR DOME COVER, Hi-Vis Red, Padded around "ears" w/ White Reflective imprints, RBF Streamer on Starboard side or Leading Edge, synchable along top edge, NSN: 1730-01-665-6281

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              MQ8B-600

              PANEL STORAGE BAGS, saddlebag type, NSN: 4920-01-674-1620

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