15-Aug-2012 Source: Maxcraft Avionics
Maxcraft Avionics Ltd., an established Avionics company located on Pitt Meadows Airport near Vancouver, B.C., has announced that they have received Transport Canada Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) SH12-43 for installation of the Garmin G500H Flight Display System inÂ Eurocopter AS355 models E, F, F1, F2, N, and NP rotorcraft.
Approval for the G500H allows installation of interfaced systems including Garminâ€™s Digital AHRS and ADC, 400W/500W Series Navigator, GTS800 Traffic Alerting System, FreeFlight RA-4500 Radar Altimeter, GTX Transponder and an interface to on-board NTSC or PAL video systems. This installation of the popular G500H system replaces the traditional 6 pack of analog instruments with a single LRU PFD/MFD glass display.
Maxcraftâ€™s president, Daryl MacIntosh, stated â€œthis installation provides significant safety enhancements and superb situation awareness at a practical costâ€.
Future developments for this STC include:
Â· Garmin GTN 6XX/7XX Touch Screen Navigator integration
Â· Additional airframes including AS350/EC130, EC120 series
Â· FAA and EASA familiarization
About Maxcraft Avionics Ltd.
Maxcraft is a Canadian owned company that does avionics installation work around the world. It was founded in 1989 to originally address a need for competent avionics support services in the helicopter industry. The customer base grew over the years to include operators of all types of aircraft including private, commercial, business, charter, corporate, airline, police, military and air ambulance. With state-of-the-art shop facilities they provide full service support to the private and commercial fixed wing market as well as the helicopter sector. Maxcraft Avionics can be found on the web atÂ www.maxcraft.caÂ or may be reached at 604-465-3080.