FAA approves Dart Auxiliary Fuel Tank for AS350/EC130

FAA approves Dart Auxiliary Fuel Tank for AS350/EC130

25-Apr-2012 Source: DART Helicopter Services

DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce FAA approval of DART Aerospace Ltd.’s (DAS) newly improved Auxiliary Fuel Tank for the AS350 series of aircraft and the EC 130 B4.

The newly improved Auxiliary Fuel Tank provides additional fuel capacity that can be transferred to the main fuel tank as desired in order to extend the aircraft’s operational range.  After initial installation, the tank is easily removed and re-installed for maximum operational flexibility.  Additional provisions kits may be installed in other aircraft to allow the tank to be quickly transferred.  Additionally, access panels have been added to the design for improved ease of maintenance.

DAS now also offers compatibility kits to make the Auxiliary Fuel Tank compatible with DAS Spacepodsâ„¢ and Eurocopter Squirrel Cheeks.

Product Features:

Includes electrical gauge and pump
Extends range by 25%
34 US gallon / 129 liter capacity of usable fuel (AS350)
40 US gallon / 152 liter capacity of usable fuel (EC130)
Installs in LH side baggage compartment
Scratch resistant powder coat finish
Instrument panel mounted control transfers fuel as desired
Provisions kit allows movement between aircraft (p/n D350-794-013 or D130-794-023)
Fixed parts (when tank is removed) are only 5.5 lbs
Spacepodâ„¢ and Squirrel Cheek compatibility kits available

“The Auxiliary Fuel Tank for AS350 and EC130 has long been available for operators outside the US.  DAS is now pleased to be able to offer this popular product to our US customers.”  Quote, Bill Beckett, Vice President Canadian Operations, DART Aerospace Ltd. (DAS)

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