22-Nov-2016 Source: FEC Heliports
FEC Heliports Worldwide Ltd announce the sale of the HEMS-Star® portable LED helipad lighting system to the Mexican Navy and the Philippines Navy.
These important contracts mark two firsts for the HEMS-Star® portable LED helipad lighting system; as the first sale of HEMS-Star® to naval customers and the first sale in the Central American region.
Fraser MacKay, Commercial Director at FEC Heliports Worldwide, said, “Military customers work in the most exacting of conditions, so it is vital that they have the right equipment to do the job. We have vigorously tested HEMS-Star® for a variety of military applications including its stability at the Sikorsky Development Flight Centre under the rotor wash of a CH-147 Chinook. We are especially pleased that two different naval customers have both independently selected HEMS-Star® and are delighted to have broken into the Central American market. We look forward to doing more business in the region.”
HEMS-Star® is a rechargeable portable battery powered LED lighting system designed for rapid deployment to provide safe and effective marking at designated or ad-hoc landing areas. HEMS-Star® is wireless enabled for pilot VHF activation. With NVG compatible red, blue, green, white visible LEDs and infra-red it is programmable to show steady -on, flash warning, location beacon or Morse Code and has optional automatic sunset switching. A full case weighs only 10.6Kg and is rechargeable in its case via mains at 100-240V AC, vehicles at 13.5-28VDC, solar or wind power and is IP65 rated.
FEC Heliports portable lighting systems are deployed worldwide including, the United Kingdom, USA, Russia, Bangladesh, Mozambique, Kenya, Mexico, Mali, the Philippines and Japan.
HEMS-Star® has FCC certification for operation in the USA and CE certification for the European Union. Both certifications are generally accepted worldwide.