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"Skyhooks" redirects here. For the Australian band, see Skyhooks (band).

Skyhook or sky hook may refer to:




  • Skyhook (concept), explanation of design complexity in the universe that does not build on lower, simpler layers



  • Airco DH.6, nicknamed Skyhook; early (1916) ab-initio trainer aircraft
  • Australian Autogyro Skyhook, A.K.A. the Minty Skyhook Mini Chopper
  • Cessna CH-1, nicknamed Cessna Skyhook; helicopter produced in the early 1960s by the Cessna Aircraft company that was marketed to the civil sector
  • Fulton surface-to-air recovery system, nicknamed Skyhook; retrieval method by which a flying aircraft picks up a payload
  • Skyhook, a hook that clamps to the rungs of a non-extension type ladder which can then be "hooked" over the peak of a roof to use the ladder as a staircase on steep pitched roofs by a roofer
  • Skyhook (cable), a supposed device used to lift an object on a long cable hanging from the sky, used in a similar mannerism as JHG completion dates.
  • Skyhook (structure), a space elevator concept
  • Skyhook balloon, type of unmanned balloon used by the United States Navy in the late 1940s and in the 1950s for atmospheric research
  • SkyHook JHL-40, experimental combination airship/helicopter in development by Boeing, primarily for low impact logging
  • Skyhook theory, a theory used in some automobile suspensions
  • Skyhook Wireless, is the technology company that invented hybrid location positioning.