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U.S. Army Selects Pall PUREair Dry Barrier Filter

U.S. Army Selects Pall PUREair Dry Barrier Filter

Pall Aerospace today announced that the United States Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has awarded a five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to Pall Aerospace to supply 4,000 PUREair Dry Barrier Filters for the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. Pall was awarded the previous IDIQ contract for 950 filters in 2014 which have all since been… Read more »

Source: Pall Aerospace, 03-Oct-16

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense appoints global Director of Sales

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense appoints global Director of Sales

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a business unit within Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), today announced the appointment of Lars Hesbjerg as its global director of sales. Hesbjerg, a company veteran who joined Donaldson in 2002, is responsible for all aspects of sales and marketing within Donaldson’s Aerospace & Defense businesses. His performance and history of… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 09-Aug-16

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FAA certifies Donaldson dry media Inlet Barrier Filter for Bell 407

FAA certifies Donaldson dry media Inlet Barrier Filter for Bell 407

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a business unit within Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification for its dry media Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) for the Bell 407 helicopter. Although Donaldson dry media filters have years of front line experience on U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopters, this is the company’s first commercially certified… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 20-Jul-16

Congressional leaders call on FAA over IBF proposals

Congressional leaders call on FAA over IBF proposals

Engine filtration experts from Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a business unit within Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) will present July 7 at a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) meeting being held to discuss proposed policy changes to the Inlet Barrier Filtration (IBF) certification process for helicopters. The public meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn at Fort Worth Alliance… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 07-Jul-16

FAA plans could kill off Inlet Barrier Filter market

FAA plans could kill off Inlet Barrier Filter market

Thursday this week, 7th July, the FAA is holding a meeting in Fort Worth, Texas, to present proposals for a significant change in how Inlet Barrier Filters (IBFs) are certified. But there’s a problem. There is no justification for such a move, and it will hurt the industry. An estimated 20,000,000 flight hours have been… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 05-Jul-16

Aerometals Renews Call for Public Comment to FAA on Inlet Barrier Filters

Aerometals Renews Call for Public Comment to FAA on Inlet Barrier Filters

Faced with the prospect of increasing Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) scrutiny and policy changes for future Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) development standards, Aerometals (formerly FDC/Aerofilter) continues to encourage aircraft owners, operators and concerned aviation professionals to respond to the FAA proposed policy statement No. PS-ASW-27/29-7.  A recent extension for public comment submittal extends the due… Read more »

Source: Aerometals, 23-Mar-16

Pall Aerospace Highlights Growing Adoption of PUREair Dry Barrier Filter Products

Pall Aerospace Highlights Growing Adoption of PUREair Dry Barrier Filter Products

Pall Aerospace PUREair Dry Barrier Filters for commercial helicopter applications will be on display at Heli-Expo 2016. Originally unveiled for the Bell 206L/407 in October of 2014, the PUREair Dry Barrier Filters have since added 2 additional certified applications for Airbus AS350/H125 as well as selection by Marenco Swisshelicopter for the new SKYe SH09 helicopter…. Read more »

Source: Pall Aerospace, 03-Mar-16

Donaldson gets STC for S-61 inlet barrier filters

Donaldson gets STC for S-61 inlet barrier filters

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a subsidiary of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) announced today that its Universal Filter Module (UFM) has been certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for installation and use on Sikorsky Aircraft S-61 and H-3 helicopters. The FAA issued the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for an Inlet Barrier Filter System (IBF)… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 02-Mar-16

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Airbus pick Donaldson for H160 Inlet Barrier Filter

Airbus pick Donaldson for H160 Inlet Barrier Filter

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a business unit of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), has received a contract from Airbus Helicopters to produce its innovative Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) element for the new Airbus Helicopters flagship H160 medium twin-engine helicopter. Selection of the IBF element for the H160 represents a decision by Airbus Helicopters to offer… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 01-Mar-16

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Donaldson bring flying laboratory to Heli-Expo

Donaldson bring flying laboratory to Heli-Expo

A unique flying scientific laboratory devoted to advancing environmental research will be on display in the Donaldson Aerospace & Defense exhibit 2400 during the Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo, March 1-3 in Louisville. The featured Airbus H125 is equipped with an Inlet Barrier Filtration (IBF) system from Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI)…. Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 29-Feb-16

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Donaldson Aerospace & Defense Names New GM

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense Names New GM

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), has named veteran Donaldson executive Matt Fortuna as its new General Manager for Global Aerospace & Defense. Fortuna, who assumed the key role July 20, is responsible for developing and executing the company’s global 2021 vision and strategy plans while leading Donaldson’s growing… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 11-Aug-15

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California law enforcement units pick Donaldson barrier filters

California law enforcement units pick Donaldson barrier filters

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) continues to add to its list of operators relying on its industry-leading Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) systems for airborne law enforcement missions. Donaldson filtration systems are utilized by more than 40 U.S. law enforcement agencies, including new customers, the California Highway Patrol (CHP),… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 13-Jul-15

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Donaldson IBFs Approved for AW139

Donaldson IBFs Approved for AW139

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), announced that Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland has received European Aviation Safety Agency approval for installation of Donaldson’s Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) system on the AW139. EASA’s issuance of a type certificate in February 2015 will allow more operators of the intermediate-size AgustaWestland helicopter to maximize protection… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 05-Mar-15

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Donaldson reveals New Filtration Options in Development

Donaldson reveals New Filtration Options in Development

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) which, this year, is celebrating its 100th anniversary, is focused in 2015 on developing new filtration solutions for numerous civil and military rotorcraft programs. The company’s initiatives cover in-service, vertical-lift aircraft as well as the newest generation of civil and military helicopters. Donaldson is… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 03-Mar-15

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Donaldson A&D uses Heli-Expo 2015 to celebrates 100-Year Anniversary

Donaldson A&D uses Heli-Expo 2015 to celebrates 100-Year Anniversary

One hundred years ago, a Utah farmer confronted a salesman with a tractor from his company that put the farmer’s livelihood at risk. It would not run. After an overhaul failed to fix the problem, the Bull Tractor salesman came up with a solution: a filter that blocked dust from the engine and kept that… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 01-Mar-15

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Helicopter Operators Save Thousands Of Dollars In Maintenance Costs With Donaldson Inlet Barrier Filter

Helicopter Operators Save Thousands Of Dollars In Maintenance Costs With Donaldson Inlet Barrier Filter

Helicopter operators using Donaldson Aerospace & Defense’s Inlet Barrier Filters to protect their engines save tens of thousands of dollars per aircraft in maintenance costs while preserving more power for mission performance. A division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), Donaldson Aerospace & Defense will be exhibiting its Inlet Barrier filter (installed on an Airbus… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 10-Nov-14

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Donaldson delivers 700th Inlet Barrier Filter for Bell 407; Wysong to install

Donaldson delivers 700th Inlet Barrier Filter for Bell 407; Wysong to install

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense has delivered its 700th Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) for the Bell Helicopter 407. Wysong Enterprises took delivery of the advanced filtration system, and will install it in the popular, single-engine helicopter for one of its customers. “We thank Wysong for sharing this milestone with us,” said Business Development Director Robert Stenberg… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 17-Jul-14

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US Army selects Pall inlet barrier filters for Black Hawk

US Army selects Pall inlet barrier filters for Black Hawk

Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) today announced that the U.S. Army has awarded a five-year indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to Pall Aerospace for 950 U.S. Army BLACK HAWK PUREair barrier filter elements. The PUREair barrier filters have been specifically designed using advanced synthetic dry media technology that virtually eliminates the maintenance associated with conventional oil-wetted… Read more »

Source: Pall, 15-Jul-14

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New Zealand – Heli-Support to fly the PA100 PUREair System

New Zealand – Heli-Support to fly the PA100 PUREair System

DART Aerospace today announced that Heli-Support of Wanaka, New Zealand will demo the PA100 PUREair System engine protection system for the AS350 and EC130 families of helicopters. The PA100 PUREair System, co-developed by Pall Aerospace and DART Aerospace, is a totally redesigned, reengineered, and retested engine air protection system that takes the capabilities of its… Read more »

Source: Dart Aerospace, 17-Mar-14

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The PA100 PUREair System flies for first time on AS350

The PA100 PUREair System flies for first time on AS350

DART Aerospace today announced that the next generation engine protection system for the AS350 and EC130 family of helicopters has been successfully installed and flight-tested in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The PA100 PUREair System, co-developed by Pall Aerospace and DART Aerospace, is a totally redesigned, reengineered, and retested engine air protection system that takes the capabilities… Read more »

Source: Dart Aerospace, 20-Feb-14

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Donaldson filters protect aircraft in Middle East environment

Donaldson filters protect aircraft in Middle East environment

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense’s Inlet Barrier Filters and other advanced filtration systems, reinforced by its expert customer support network, help aircraft throughout the Middle East perform critical missions reliably and safely in the region’s hot, dusty and salty conditions. Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), will be showcasing its… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 18-Nov-13

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Donaldson filtration products take center stage at AMTC 2013

Donaldson filtration products take center stage at AMTC 2013

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) will spotlight its complete line of engine air and liquid filtration products during the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC), Oct. 21-23 in Virginia, Beach, Virginia.  Donaldson will display Inlet Barrier Filters (IBF) for Bell 407 and EC 130 helicopters, and company filtration experts will be… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 21-Oct-13

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Donaldson IBFs Block Salt from Helicopter Engines

Donaldson IBFs Block Salt from Helicopter Engines

Recent testing by Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a subsidiary of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), has demonstrated the ability of its Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) systems to prevent airborne salts from degrading the performance of helicopter turboshaft engines and increasing their maintenance costs. Turboshaft engines on helicopters flying low or hovering over the ocean and… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 25-Sep-13

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Bell selects Donaldson to protect Bell 525

Bell selects Donaldson to protect Bell 525

Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) has been selected by Bell Helicopter to provide advanced filtration systems for the protection of all gearboxes and engines on its newest helicopter, the Bell 525 Relentless. Donaldson Aerospace & Defense Group will begin supplying transmission oil filter assemblies for installation in the Bell 525 Relentless’ main rotor gearbox, tail… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 25-Sep-13

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Donaldson Displays Engine Filtration at Helitech 2013

Donaldson Displays Engine Filtration at Helitech 2013

Donaldson Aerospace and Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (DCI) is exhibiting the company’s Inlet Barrier Filters (IBFs) at Helitech 2013 in London, 24-26 September, Stand L41. IBFs protect valuable aircraft engine components via an innovative inlet protection technology while allowing maximum aircraft performance, and lower engine maintenance expense and program operating costs. Certified… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 19-Sep-13

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Donaldson appoints Global Director of Sales

Donaldson appoints Global Director of Sales

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), has named veteran executive Mark Brandenhoff to lead the company’s integrated sales team in the newly created position of Global Director of Sales. A 13-year veteran of Donaldson Company, Brandenhoff will further unify the sales efforts of recently acquired business units with those… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 19-Aug-13

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Donaldson offers filters for Robinson R22s, R44s

Donaldson offers filters for Robinson R22s, R44s

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), is offering new, high-performance, reusable engine air filters for Robinson Helicopter Company’s popular R22 and R44 models. Available now through Robinson’s parts network, the new filters draw on Donaldson’s advanced aerospace filtration expertise to protect Lycoming carbureted and fuel-injected engines powering the R22… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 29-Jul-13

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Donaldson names new General Manager for Aerospace/Defense division

Donaldson names new General Manager for Aerospace/Defense division

Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) is pleased to announce that Mark Rigby has been named General Manager of its Global Aerospace & Defense group, effective May 1st.  The Global Aerospace & Defense group provides advanced filtration solutions to market segments that include military wheeled and tracked vehicles, rotorcraft, military fixed-wing aircraft, commercial aircraft, general aviation… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 01-May-13

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STS to Distribute Donaldson Filtration Products

STS to Distribute Donaldson Filtration Products

STS Component Solutions LLC and Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. are pleased to announce their new Distribution Agreement. STS Component Solutions will be supporting the Rotorcraft and Business Jet OEM product lines for Donaldson Aerospace & Defense. Donaldson’s innovative Aerospace & Defense filtration solutions improve the performance of equipment around… Read more »

Source: STS Aviation Group, 14-Mar-13

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Rolls-Royce chooses Donaldson oil filters for M250 Series IV

Rolls-Royce chooses Donaldson oil filters for M250 Series IV

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), has been selected by Rolls-Royce to provide oil filter assemblies for its enhancement of  M250 Series IV turboshaft engines that power some of the world’s most widely used light helicopters. Donaldson’s Scavenge Oil Filter Assembly is a key element of Rolls-Royce’s Dual Channel… Read more »

Source: Donaldson’s Aerospace, 05-Mar-13

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Donaldson announces Canadian STC for LongRanger inlet barrier filter

Donaldson announces Canadian STC for LongRanger inlet barrier filter

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), is pleased to announce a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from Transport Canada (TC) for an Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) system for the Bell 206L/LR helicopter.  The IBF provides critical year-round engine protection in all environments, from typical ramp operations to off-airport and remote… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 05-Mar-13

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Donaldson debuts inlet barrier filters at IDEX

Donaldson debuts inlet barrier filters at IDEX

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense is highlighting its Inlet Barrier Filter’s ability to protect military and civil helicopter power plants from catastrophic failure and other hazards during its first-ever display of this system at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX). The debut of the Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) at IDEX 2013 comes as Donaldson Aerospace… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 18-Feb-13

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Japan approves Donaldson filters for AW109s

Japan approves Donaldson filters for AW109s

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval from Japan’s Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) for an Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) system for the AgustaWestland AW109E Power and AW109SP Grand New helicopters.  Donaldson produces the only IBF available for these aircraft. With JCAB certification,… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 04-Dec-12

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Donaldson features inlet barrier filters at Helishow Dubai 2012

Donaldson features inlet barrier filters at Helishow Dubai 2012

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a divison of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), will showcase Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) systems for a wide range of military and civil rotorcraft at Helishow Dubai 2012 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Helishow Dubai is an ideal venue for demonstrating Donaldson filter effectiveness in demanding desert environments. The company’s… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 05-Nov-12

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Donaldson to exhibit engine intake filters at AirVenture

Donaldson to exhibit engine intake filters at AirVenture

Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), a global manufacturer of filtration systems and parts, will showcase its dry synthetic media engine intake filters for general aviation aircraft at EAA AirVenture 2012, July 23-29, at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, WI. Technical experts will be available to discuss products and answer questions throughout the show at the… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 19-Jul-12

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Summit Air Ambulance flies with Donaldson AW109E inlet barrier filter system

Summit Air Ambulance flies with Donaldson AW109E inlet barrier filter system

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), continues to see growing utilization of its new AgustaWestland AW109E/S/SP Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) system by helicopter operators across the globe.  Idaho’s Summit Air Ambulance was the first AW109E operator to implement the IBF and provided key assistance in developing the barrier filter… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 09-Jul-12

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FAA approves FDC/aerofilter IBF for EC135P2

FAA approves FDC/aerofilter IBF for EC135P2

FDC/aerofilter is pleased to announce FAA certification of their existing EC135 inlet barrier filter system for installation on the EC135 P2 model helicopters. This latest certification milestone extends the benefits of the FDC IBF system to a broader base of operators. The FDC/aerofilter EC135 IBF system is a light weight, highly efficient inlet filtration system… Read more »

Source: FDC/aerofilter, 06-Jun-12

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US Army chooses Donaldson inlet barrier filters for TH-67 fleet

US Army chooses Donaldson inlet barrier filters for TH-67 fleet

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), has completed delivery of its Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) systems for the U.S. Army’s fleet of Bell TH-67 training helicopters. More than 180 helicopters were retrofitted with upgraded inlet protection at the Army Aviation Center of Excellence at Fort Rucker, Ala. Donaldson IBFs… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 10-Apr-12

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Saudi Aramco chooses Donaldson inlet barrier filters for AW139 fleet

Saudi Aramco chooses Donaldson inlet barrier filters for AW139 fleet

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) today announced that Saudi Aramco has ordered and will install the Donaldson Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) system on its AgustaWestland AW139 helicopter fleet. The IBF will provide engine damage prevention for this major helicopter operator facing some of the most extreme operating conditions… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 10-Apr-12

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Donaldson unveils universal filter module for S61

Donaldson unveils universal filter module for S61

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), will display an innovative self-contained universal filtration system at Heli-Expo 2012, Exhibit 8451. The Universal Filter Module (UFM) has been launched with its first application on the Sikorsky S-61; this is the first ever available IBF for the aircraft. The UFM features a… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 12-Feb-12

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Kenya Police AS350B3e has fist Donaldson IBF in Africa

Kenya Police AS350B3e has fist Donaldson IBF in Africa

The first AS350B3e in Africa is flying with the first Donaldson AS350B3e Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) system on the continent. Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) delivered the advanced filtration system via Eurocopter South Africa for installation on the Kenya Police Air-Wing’s new aircraft. Donaldson’s AS350 IBF will be… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 10-Feb-12

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Donaldson Filtration showcases new products at Heli-Expo

Donaldson Filtration showcases new products at Heli-Expo

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), has completed another successful year characterized by new products, a new facility, and delivery of its 5,000th Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) system. New this year, at Heli-Expo 2012, in Dallas, Texas, Donaldson will utilize an interactive touch screen application to showcase its rotorcraft products…. Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 09-Feb-12

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Increased life for the EC120B inlet barrier filter elements

Increased life for the EC120B inlet barrier filter elements

FDC/aerofilter is pleased to announce that the service life for the Eurocopter EC120B inlet barrier filter elements has been increased to 4500 hours, with no limitation on the number of cleanings. In addition, the recommended service interval has been increased to 300 hours. The FAA recently approved a revision to FDC/aerofilter’s Instructions for Continued Airworthiness,… Read more »

Source: FDC/aerofilter, 30-Nov-11

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Removal of performance limitations for EC120B inlet barrier filter

Removal of performance limitations for EC120B inlet barrier filter

FDC/aerofilter is pleased to announce that Eurocopter EC120B helicopters equipped with FDC/aerofilter inlet barrier filters may now operate in accordance with the basic rotorcraft flight manual. The FAA recently approved a revision to FDC/aerofilter’s rotorcraft flight manual supplement, allowing these aircraft to operate in accordance with the performance sections of the basic rotorcraft flight manual… Read more »

Source: FDC/aerofilter, 30-Nov-11

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Transport Canada Snow Approval for EC135 IBF System

Transport Canada Snow Approval for EC135 IBF System

FDC/aerofilter has obtained Transport Canada (TC) approval to allow flight in falling and blowing snow for its EC135 Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) system. This follows the FAA’s approval for flight in falling and blowing snow issued earlier this year. The EC135 IBF is now approved with no limitations, allowing operation in accordance with basic flight… Read more »

Source: FDC/aerofilter, 02-Nov-11

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Donaldson adds AS350B3e to FAA barrier filter approval

Donaldson adds AS350B3e to FAA barrier filter approval

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), has obtained Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for the first Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) system available for the Eurocopter AS350B3e model helicopter with the Turbomeca Arriel 2D engine. The Donaldson IBF approval adds the AS350B3e to the existing Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 09-Oct-11

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Donaldson wins EASA STC for AW119 barrier filter

Donaldson wins EASA STC for AW119 barrier filter

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for an Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) system for the AgustaWestland A119/AW119 Ke helicopters. A welcome equipment addition to these versatile aircraft, the IBF helps prevent engine damage in… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 27-Sep-11

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Increased Service Life for MD500/600 Inlet Barrier Filter

Increased Service Life for MD500/600 Inlet Barrier Filter

FDC/aerofilter is pleased to announce that the service life for the MD Helicopters MD500 series and MD600 inlet barrier filter elements has been increased to 4500 hours, with no limitation on the number of cleanings. In addition, the recommended service interval has been increased to 300 hours. The FAA recently approved a revision to FDC/aerofilter’s… Read more »

Source: FDC/aerofilter, 14-Sep-11

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Life cycle cost advantages help Donaldson win LA Sheriff AS350 filter order

Life cycle cost advantages help Donaldson win LA Sheriff AS350 filter order

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), is helping one of the nation’s leading local law enforcement agencies improve the safety, efficiency and cost-effective operation of its aviation unit. The Los Angeles County Sheriff Department (LASD) Aero Bureau selected the company to provide inlet barrier filters (IBF) for the Bureau’s… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 21-Aug-11

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Donaldson certifies Engine Inlet Filter System for AW109

Donaldson certifies Engine Inlet Filter System for AW109

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for an Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) system for the AgustaWestland AW109 Power, Grand, Grand New (E/S/SP) helicopters. This new IBF prevents engine damage in adverse and ramp environments alike. AW109… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 21-Jul-11

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Donaldson receives TC approval for AW139 engine inlet filter system

Donaldson receives TC approval for AW139 engine inlet filter system

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from Transport Canada (TC) for an Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) system for the AgustaWestland AW139 helicopter. The IBF prevents engine damage in adverse and ramp environments alike, and is also compatible with the AW139 Full Ice… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 05-Jul-11

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Bell subsidiary to “exclusively distribute” B429 barrier filter spares

Bell subsidiary to “exclusively distribute” B429 barrier filter spares

Aeronautical Accessories is pleased to announce that it has exclusive distributor rights on the Bell 429 Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) spares and replacement parts.  Manufactured by Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. the barrier filters are installed on the aircraft at Bell Helicopter’s Mirabel, Quebec commercial assembly facility. The 429 IBF,… Read more »

Source: Bell, 02-May-11

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Donaldson inlet barrier filters on Super Bowl patrol

Donaldson inlet barrier filters on Super Bowl patrol

While thousands enjoy one of the sports world’s most popular annual events, air crews with the Dallas Police Department’s (DPD) Helicopter Unit will be patrolling the skies over this year’s Super Bowl.  On every flight, while these airborne law enforcers carry out their vital public safety missions, Inlet Barrier Filters (IBFs) from Donaldson Aerospace &… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 04-Feb-11

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Brazil certifies AFS inlet barrier filter for AW119

Brazil certifies AFS inlet barrier filter for AW119

Aerospace Filtration Systems, Inc. (AFS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI) and a division of the Aerospace & Defense group, has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval from Brazil’s National Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC) for an Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) system for the AgustaWestland A119/AW119 Ke helicopters. A welcome equipment addition… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 01-Nov-10

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AFS to Display New AW139, Bell 430 Barrier Filters at Heli-Expo 2009

Source: AFS, 17-Feb-09

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EASA Certifies AFS Engine Filter for Eurocopter AS350 Helicopters

Source: AFS, 21-Jan-09

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AFS Nears Certification for AgustaWestland AW139 Engine Inlet Filter

Source: AFS, 19-Jan-09

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