Modification of pallet to include winch mechanism with magnetic grab. At least 6 Eagles were converted to this pod in Breakaway; also seen in Missing Link (Eagle 7) and with a mechanical grab in Space Brain. Named as "Cargo Eagle" in Missing Link.
Breakaway. 44 inch Eagle foreground, 22 inch Eagle middle, 11 inch Eagle in distance, all with cargo pods.
Missing Link. The Rescue Eagle is the 44inch Eagle, but the cargo Eagle is a 22 inch model.
The mechanical grab in Space Brain
A winch pod is being carried in this hangar shot from Earthbound
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