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FAA approves Onboard Systems MD500 Hooks with Surefire Release

FAA approves Onboard Systems MD500 Hooks with Surefire Release

The newly certified Surefire cargo hook kits for the MD500 include the TALON LC Hydraulic Hook Kit (P/N 200-378-10), the TALON LC Hydraulic Hook Kit with Onboard Weighing System (P/N 200-379-10) and the TALON LC Hydraulic Hook Kit with Onboard Weighing System and NVG backlight (P/N 200-379-11). In addition to offering the Surefire release technology… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 24-Apr-17

Onboard Systems MD500 Cargo Hook Kits Receive FAA Certification

Onboard Systems MD500 Cargo Hook Kits Receive FAA Certification

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced that it has obtained FAA STC certification for several new cargo hook kits for the MD Helicopters MD500 aircraft featuring their Surefire® release technology. Onboard has also submitted these systems to Transport Canada for certification. The Surefire circuit requires a… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 21-Apr-17

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Onboard Systems contracted for AW169 and AW101 HEC Secondary Hook Kits

Onboard Systems contracted for AW169 and AW101 HEC Secondary Hook Kits

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced that it has been awarded a contract from Leonardo Helicopters to provide backup HEC (Human External Cargo) hook systems for the Agusta Westland AW169 and AW101 aircraft. The backup hooks can be added onto the primary cargo hook system for… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems International, 11-Apr-17

Onboard Systems Receives 2016 Gold Boeing Performance Excellence Award

Onboard Systems Receives 2016 Gold Boeing Performance Excellence Award

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced it has received a Boeing Performance Excellence Award (BPEA) for quality and on-time delivery for the eighth consecutive year. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Onboard Systems maintained a Gold composite… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 10-Apr-17

FAA and Transport Canada approve Onboard hook for AS350 series

FAA and Transport Canada approve Onboard hook for AS350 series

Onboard Systems International, Inc., today announced that its Surefire™ hydraulic cargo hook swing system kits for the Airbus AS350 (H125) helicopter have been STC certified by the FAA and Transport Canada. Onboard has also submitted these systems to EASA for certification in Europe. These cargo hook kits are the first to offer Onboard’s new Surefire… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 17-Jun-16

FAA and Transport Canada approve R44 hook from Onboard Systems

FAA and Transport Canada approve R44 hook from Onboard Systems

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced that its new Remote Hook Electrical Release Kit for the Robinson R44 Raven II aircraft has been STC certified by the FAA and Transport Canada. Onboard has also submitted this kit to EASA for certification in Europe. Onboard’s Remote Hook… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 27-Apr-16

Brazil approves Onboard Systems R66 Cargo Hook

Brazil approves Onboard Systems R66 Cargo Hook

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, announced that its cargo hook kits for the Robinson R66 aircraft have been certified for use in Brazil by the Agencia Nacional de Aviacao Civil (ANAC). A Certificado de Homologacao Suplementar de Tipos (CHST) was issued for the cargo hook kits. Onboard… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 14-Mar-16

Canada approves Onboard Systems Non-Rotating Cargo Hooks for Bell 204, 205, 212, 412

Canada approves Onboard Systems Non-Rotating Cargo Hooks for Bell 204, 205, 212, 412

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced that its non-rotating cargo hook kits for the Bell 204, 205, 212 & 412 aircraft have received certification from Transport Canada. Onboard received FAA certification for these cargo hook kits in December 2015; EASA certification for Europe is still pending…. Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 06-Mar-16

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Onboard Systems to Demo New Talon Auto-Loc Cargo Hook at Heli-Expo

Onboard Systems to Demo New Talon Auto-Loc Cargo Hook at Heli-Expo

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, will be showcasing their newest remote cargo hook, the TALON® Auto-Loc Cargo Hook System, at the 2016 HAI Heli-Expo Show in Louisville, Kentucky, with an interactive display in their booth. Designed to enable helicopter pilots to pick up unattended loads, the TALON… Read more »

Source: Onboard-Systems, 26-Feb-16

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Onboard Systems taking Bell 505 hook prototype to Heli-Expo

Onboard Systems taking Bell 505 hook prototype to Heli-Expo

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, is in the final development stages for the cargo hook system it will be offering for the new Bell 505 Jet Ranger X aircraft. Built around Onboard’s safety-forward TALON® LC Hydraulic Cargo Hook, the latest-generation prototype will be on display in the… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 25-Feb-16

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India approves AS350 hook from Onboard Systems

India approves AS350 hook from Onboard Systems

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced that its replacement cargo hook kit for the Airbus Helicopters AS350 aircraft has been certified for use in India by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). A letter of acceptance was issued for the installation of Onboard Systems cargo… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 24-Feb-16

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FAA certifies Onboard Systems Non-Rotating hooks for Bell 204, 205, 212 and 412

FAA certifies Onboard Systems Non-Rotating hooks for Bell 204, 205, 212 and 412

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced that its non-rotating cargo hook kits for the Bell 204, 205, 212 and 412 aircraft have been STC certified by the FAA. Onboard will also submit these systems to Transport Canada and EASA for certification in Canada and Europe, respectively…. Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 07-Dec-15

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Onboard Systems completes testing of new Talon Auto-Loc Cargo Hook System

Onboard Systems completes testing of new Talon Auto-Loc Cargo Hook System

Onboard Systems today announced that its latest remote cargo hook, the TALON® Auto-Loc Cargo Hook System, has completed prototype testing and is moving into production. Onboard will be demoing the new system at the 2016 HAI Heli-Expo Show in Louisville, Kentucky, using an interactive display. Designed to enable helicopter pilots to pick up unattended loads,… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 02-Dec-15

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Mexico approves Onboard Systems H125/AS350 cargo hook

Mexico approves Onboard Systems H125/AS350 cargo hook

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced that its cargo hook swing kit with Onboard Weighing System and Fuel Drain Guard for the Airbus Helicopters AS350 aircraft has been certified for use in Mexico by the Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC). A Certificado de Tipo Suplementario… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 26-Oct-15

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Mexico certifies Onboard Systems Bell 206L & 407 Cargo Hook Systems

Mexico certifies Onboard Systems Bell 206L & 407 Cargo Hook Systems

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced that its cargo hook kits and Onboard Weighing Systems for the BELL 206L and 406 aircraft models have been certified for use in Mexico by the Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC). A Certificado de Tipo Suplementario was issued for… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 27-Aug-15

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Onboard Systems extends TBOs on medium Bell cargo hooks

Onboard Systems extends TBOs on medium Bell cargo hooks

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced that it has extended the time between overhauls (TBO) for its TALON® MC Cargo Hook Kits for the Bell 204, 205, 212, 412 and UH-1 aircraft to six years or 1,500 hours, whichever comes first. Previously, the cargo hook kits… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 11-Aug-15

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Onboard Systems R66 cargo hook approved by FAA

Onboard Systems R66 cargo hook approved by FAA

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced that its cargo hook kit for the Robinson R66 aircraft has been STC certified by the FAA. Onboard will also submit this system to Transport Canada and EASA for certification in Canada and Europe, respectively. The R66 cargo hook kit… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 29-Jul-15

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Japan certifies Onboard Systems AS350 (H125) Cargo Hook Swing Retrofit Kit

Japan certifies Onboard Systems AS350 (H125) Cargo Hook Swing Retrofit Kit

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced that its cargo hook swing retrofit kit for the Airbus Helicopters AS350 (H125) aircraft (P/N 200-286-02) has been certified for use in Japan by the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB). “Onboard’s swing retrofit kit enables operators to upgrade their factory-installed… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 17-Mar-15

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Onboard Systems to provide EC145T2 cargo hook to Airbus

Onboard Systems to provide EC145T2 cargo hook to Airbus

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced that it has been awarded a contract from Airbus Helicopters to provide the cargo hook kit for the EC145T2 beam system. The new beam system will use a single or dual-hook configuration of Onboard’s TALON® LC Hydraulic cargo hooks. The… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 29-Jan-15

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Onboard Systems to develop Bell 429 External Load Weighing System

Onboard Systems to develop Bell 429 External Load Weighing System

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, announced that it has been awarded a contract by Bell Helicopters to design and develop a new adaptation of its TALON® LC Hydraulic release external cargo hook system for the Bell 429 helicopter. The new version will include an Onboard Weighing System… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 08-Jan-15

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Onboard Systems awarded EC130T2 Cargo Hook System by Airbus Helicopters

Onboard Systems awarded EC130T2 Cargo Hook System by Airbus Helicopters

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced that it has been awarded a contract from Airbus Helicopters to design and manufacture the cargo hook system for theEC130T2 aircraft. The new system will be a single-point hydraulic release cargo hook sling design featuring a TALON® cargo hook and… Read more »

31-Mar-14

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EASA approves Onboard Systems Bell 204-412 Cargo Hook Retention System

EASA approves Onboard Systems Bell 204-412 Cargo Hook Retention System

This Cargo Hook Retention System is designed for Bell 204, 205, 212 and 412 operators looking to keep the cargo hook assembly from rotating during certain types of external load missions. This certified upgrade kit provides a restraining arm that is coupled to the cargo hook assembly and supported by a bracket that is attached to… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 23-Feb-14

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Onboard Systems to debut Spider Smart Carousel at Heli-Expo

Onboard Systems to debut Spider Smart Carousel at Heli-Expo

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced that it will unveil the production version of its new SPIDER® Smart Carousel for external load operations at the Heli-Expo Show in Anaheim, California. Designed to work specifically with Onboard’s new TALON 1K Carousel lighted cargo hook and three-channel electric swivel, the SPIDER Smart… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 20-Feb-14

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Onboard Systems to develop new cargo hook System for MD Explorer

Onboard Systems to develop new cargo hook System for MD Explorer

Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, announced that MD Helicopters has awarded them a contract to begin development of a new cargo hook system for the MD Explorer® line of twin engine helicopters. The new cargo hook system will feature Onboard’s TALON® LC Hydraulic cargo hook and include a built-in Onboard Weighing… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 05-Dec-13

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Onboard Systems launch 2014 catalog photo contest

Onboard Systems launch 2014 catalog photo contest

What to Enter: We are looking for striking digital images of helicopters performing external load work operations. How to Enter: All images must be submitted though our online photo submission form, and all required fields must be completed. A maximum of five (5) photos may be submitted from each person. Entry Requirements: All photo entries… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 05-Nov-13

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MD installs first updated Onboard Systems MD500/600 attach point

MD installs first updated Onboard Systems MD500/600 attach point

Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, announced that MD Helicopters has recently performed the first installation of its redesigned attach point kit for the MD500 aircraft at their facility in Mesa, Arizona. Onboard’s updated MD500 attach point kit was developed with assistance from MD Helicopter’s engineers with the goal of providing MD operators with… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 17-Sep-12

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Queensland AW139 makes night emergency landing with NVG

Queensland AW139 makes night emergency landing with NVG

This news item is part of the accident data provided by HeliHub.com on this site.  Information provided in this update may potentially be incomplete or inaccurate as we frequently post these stories only a very short time after the accident has occurred.  Users of HeliHub.com are advised to carry out their own checks and searches,… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 29-May-12

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FAA approves Onboard Systems EC135 replacement cargo hook kit

FAA approves Onboard Systems EC135 replacement cargo hook kit

Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, announced that its new replacement cargo hook kit for the Eurocopter EC135 aircraft has been certified by the FAA and is currently in production. Onboard has also submitted the kit to Transport Canada and EASA for certification in Canada and Europe, respectively. “Onboard has received many… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 20-Feb-12

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Onboard Systems debuts the new SPIDER Multi-Hook Carousel at Heli-Expo

Onboard Systems debuts the new SPIDER Multi-Hook Carousel at Heli-Expo

Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, unveiled the production version of its new SPIDERâ„¢ multi-hook carousel for external load operations at the Heli-Expo Show in Dallas, Texas. The SPIDER Carousel can be configured with four, six or eight carousel hooks as needed for external load work missions. It is designed to work specifically with… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 11-Feb-12

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Onboard Systems launches 2,000lb electric swivel

Onboard Systems launches 2,000lb electric swivel

Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, announced the release of its new 2K Electric Swivel, which is rated for loads up to 2,000 LB (907 KG). The latest addition to its growing line of Electric Swivels for helicopter external load work operations with long lines and remote hooks, the new… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 28-Oct-11

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FAA approves Onboard Systems AW109/119 cargo hook suspension system

FAA approves Onboard Systems AW109/119 cargo hook suspension system

Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, announced that its new cargo hook suspension system for the AgustaWestland A109/119 helicopter model has been certified by the FAA and is available for purchase. Onboard has also submitted the cargo hook suspension system to Transport Canada and EASA for certification in Canada and… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 20-Oct-11

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Onboard Systems EC145 Suspension System approved by Eurocopter

Onboard Systems EC145 Suspension System approved by Eurocopter

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, announced that its TALON LC cargo hook suspension system has been approved under Eurocopter’s type certificate for the EC145 aircraft. In addition to containing all the latest safety enhancements—including a TALON LC Keeperless cargo hook with a “load-on-hook” indicator, a protective bumper… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 13-Oct-11

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FAA approves Onboard Systems updated MD500/600 attach point

FAA approves Onboard Systems updated MD500/600 attach point

Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, announced that its updated attach point kit for the MD500 & 600 aircraft has been certified by the FAA and is available for purchase. Onboard has also submitted the attach point kit to Transport Canada and EASA for certification in Canada and Europe, respectively…. Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 14-Sep-11

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EASA approves Onboard Systems’ repair station

EASA approves Onboard Systems’ repair station

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, announced that its Part 145 Repair Station has recently been certified by EASA to issue FAA Form 8130-3 Dual Release Certificates for service, repair and overhaul work. “This is something that our European customers have wanted for a long time,” said Karsten… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 12-Sep-11

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Onboard Systems unveils new cargo hook suspension system for AW109 and AW119s

Onboard Systems unveils new cargo hook suspension system for AW109 and AW119s

Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, introduced its new cargo hook suspension system for the AgustaWestland A109/119 helicopter models at the Heli-Expo Convention in Orlando, Florida. The new A109/119 system is pending FAA approval and is expected to be available for installation by the summer. EASA and Transport Canada approvals… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 16-Mar-11

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Onboard Systems unveils new cargo hook suspension system for AW109/AW119

Onboard Systems unveils new cargo hook suspension system for AW109/AW119

Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, introduced its new cargo hook suspension system for the AgustaWestland A109/119 helicopter models today at the Heli-Expo Convention in Orlando, Florida. The new A109/119 system is pending FAA approval and is expected to be available for installation by the summer. EASA and Transport Canada… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 10-Mar-11

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Onboard Systems offers new line of electric swivels

Onboard Systems offers new line of electric swivels

Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, announced the release of its new line of Electric Swivels for external load work operations with long lines and remote hooks. The new Electric Swivels are designed to interface directly with Onboard’s TALONâ„¢ 3K & 6K Remote Cargo Hooks and include many safety and… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 04-Jan-11

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Onboard Systems’ Talon hydraulic hook approved for AS350 sling kit

Onboard Systems’ Talon hydraulic hook approved for AS350 sling kit

Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, announced that its revolutionary TALONâ„¢ LC Hydraulic Cargo Hook has been STC certified by the FAA as part of a new sling suspension system for the Eurocopter AS350 aircraft. Onboard has also submitted this system to Transport Canada and EASA for certification in Canada… Read more »

Source: Onboard System, 28-Oct-10

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Onboard Systems announces improved Talonâ„¢ keeperless cargo hook

Onboard Systems announces improved Talonâ„¢ keeperless cargo hook

Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, announced that it has updated their flagship product, the TALONâ„¢ LC Keeperless Cargo Hook, by incorporating additional safety-oriented and user-friendly innovations. “As we approach the tenth anniversary for the TALON LC Keeperless Cargo, our engineers have incorporated customer feedback and new safety technologies into… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 16-Sep-10

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Onboard Systems Receives FAA nod for Eurocopter AS355 Cargo Hook

Onboard Systems Receives FAA nod for Eurocopter AS355 Cargo Hook

Onboard Systems International, Inc. announced that its new replacement cargo hook kit for the Eurocopter AS355 aircraft has been certified by the FAA and is currently in production. Onboard has also submitted the kit to Transport Canada and EASA for certification in Canada and Europe, respectively. Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) January 11, 2010 — Onboard Systems… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 11-Jan-10

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Onboard Systems Launches Multi-Language Website

Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced that its new multi-language website is now live. Visitors can choose to review information online in English, French, German, Italian or Spanish by clicking on the appropriate language button at the top of the website screen. Because of the sheer volume of… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 28-Nov-09

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Onboard Systems Receives Certifications for Robinson R44 Raven II Pin Load Cell

Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, announced that its latest pin load cell has been STC certified by the FAA and Transport Canada. The pin load cell is part of a new Onboard Weighing System designed for the Robinson R44 Raven II aircraft.

Source: Onboard Systems, 28-Aug-09

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Onboard Systems Expands Helicopter Cargo Net Program

Source: Onboard Systems, 26-Jul-09

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Onboard Systems EC130 Swing & Sling Cargo Hook Suspension Systems Receive EASA Certification

Source: Onboard Systems, 09-Apr-09

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Onboard Systems Receives Gold Boeing Performance Excellence Award

Source: Onboard Systems, 17-Mar-09

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New Onboard Systems Bell 407 Fixed Beam Suspension System Kit Receives FAA Certification

Source: Onboard Systems, 17-Mar-09

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Onboard Systems gets FAA STC for Bell 407 Fixed Beam Suspension System Kit; TC and EASA pending

Onboard Systems gets FAA STC for Bell 407 Fixed Beam Suspension System Kit; TC and EASA pending

Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, announced that its new fixed beam suspension system for the Bell 407 has been STC certified by the FAA.

Source: Onboard Systems, 21-Feb-09

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