11-Jun-2013 Source: DART Aerospace
DART Aerospace is pleased to announce the launch of a skidtube step that provides a flat non-slip surface to stand on, increasing security for hoist operator or spotters for the Bell Medium aircraft. The step received approval from Transport Canada, FAA, EASA, and Japan.
The Skidtube Step installs on the DART Round-I-Beam™ Skidtubes and installs in less than a minute without tools using pins that pick up on existing ground handling provisions. This quick installation firmly locks the step to the skidtube to provide a stable platform for personnel.With this Skidtube Step, hoist operators and spotters will no longer need to balance on the rounded surface of the skidtube.
•Improves safety when conducting hoist operations
•Installs in less than a minute
•Secures work platform for hoist operators or spotters
•Quick installation; no tools required
Key & Features:
•Ideal for hoist, SAR, firefighting & public sector operations
•Flat non-skid surface
•Enclosed design prevents snagging
About Dart Aerospace:
DART Aerospace is “Mission Ready”. A privately held aerospace company, we provide industry-leading design, manufacturing and market-certified solutions for the helicopter and aerospace industry. With an impressive line-up of over 700 STC’s and 5,000 products, DART offers a comprehensive portfolio of: aftermarket products, accessories, spare parts and tools for civil and military operators, all major rotorcraft OEMs, completion centers and MR&O facilities. DART’s key products include: flotation systems, landing gears, interior and exterior accessories, cargo expansion, external loads, cable cutters and filters. All this, in addition to extensive engineering capabilities and manufacturing centers delivering fast time-to-market solutions with superior customer support in over 120 countries worldwide.