22-Jun-2011 Source: United Rotorcraft Solutions
United Rotorcraft Solutions (URS) delivered a completed Bell 407 to Aero Tech recently.
During a 56 day completion, URS customized Aero Techâ€™s 407 with avionics and communications equipment, specialized airframe options and exterior paint.
The avionics and communications equipment installed consisted of the Garmin G500H cockpit display system, GNC-420W Comm, the GDL6A satellite weather and GTX330 transponder, Shadin Mini Fuel Flow, Precise Flight pulse light system along with the Honeywell KY196A VHF.Â Also installed was the NAT audio control, the Sky Connect AFF System, Forest Service required Aux FM radio, Artex 406MHz ELT, Bose Series 20A headsets and the Technisonic TDFM136.Â URS fabricated a new instrument panel for this equipment installation.
Some of the specific airframe equipment installed included the Paravion Left Hand â€œpilot in commandâ€ STC and Cabin Heater/Defroster, custom left side vertical reference window from Tech-Tool Plastics, AAI extended cargo kit, cargo restraint kit and locking fuel cap, Dartâ€™s wire strike protection system, floor protector kit and hard points for external cargo and the AFS Inlet Barrier Filter system.Â The Onboard Systems cargo hook along with provisions for the Water Bucket/Remoter hook was installed.Â URS finished with a customized exterior paint scheme.
Headquartered in New Mexico and operating out of a 3,200-foot private airstrip, Aero Tech services private and public entities in the U.S. and overseas with aviation and aerial application services. Some of the services provided by Aero Tech include aerial surveys, firefighting and fire control, film production support, fertilization control and charter air transportation.Â Says Patti Stallings, President of Aero Tech, â€œWe are so pleased with the 407 and the job URS did on the completion.Â They exceeded our expectations in so many ways.Â We are so proud of our new baby; everyone loves it!Â It was a pleasure doing business with URS.â€
United Rotorcraft Solutions, FAA Repair Station UX9R241Y, provides aircraft completions and refurbishment services, systems integration, maintenance, component overhaul, customized interior installations and unsurpassed exterior finishing servicing all segments of the helicopter industry â€“ Law Enforcement, Air Medical, Special Mission, Corporate and Utility .Â They also offer FAA approved NVG compatible lighting systems for many model helicopters.