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New CAP 1747 Report Identifies Optimum Strategy for Flight Crew HTAWS Alerts

New CAP 1747 Report Identifies Optimum Strategy for Flight Crew HTAWS Alerts

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has published its CAP 1747 report on research into the optimum means of alerting helicopter flight crews to alerts for Class A Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (HTAWS). The report’s findings will provide input for the EUROCAE WG110 working group as part of the aviation standards organisation’s efforts to… Read more »

Source: HeliOffshore, 21-Jan-19

Plan to Implement HTAWS Safety Enhancements

Plan to Implement HTAWS Safety Enhancements

The world’s four leading helicopter manufacturers have agreed plans for the implementation of enhancements to their Helicopter Terrain Avoidance and Warning Systems (HTAWS). At a recent meeting organised by HeliOffshore, senior representatives from Airbus Helicopters, Bell, Leonardo Helicopters, Sikorsky and avionics manufacturer Honeywell met with officials from the European Aviation Safety Agency and the UK… Read more »

Source: HeliOffshore, 14-Dec-18

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HeliOffshore and Honeywell Successfully Demonstrate HTAWS Safety Capability

HeliOffshore and Honeywell Successfully Demonstrate HTAWS Safety Capability

Efforts to advance the development and implementation of enhanced Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (HTAWS) took a step forward last month with the completion of simulator trials of Honeywell’s EGPWS MKXXII HTAWS solution. Effective collision avoidance is fundamental to helicopter safety, and a collaborative project involving multiple stakeholders is working to give pilots earlier… Read more »

Source: HeliOffshore, 12-Dec-17

Maxcraft Receives STC for Garmin in Airbus Helicopters EC-135

Maxcraft Receives STC for Garmin in Airbus Helicopters EC-135

Maxcraft Avionics Ltd announced that they have received Transport Canada STC SH17-13 for installation of the Garmin GTS800 Traffic System with dual directional traffic antennas, and STC SH17- 14 for installation of Garmin HTAWS in the Airbus Helicopters EC-135. Garmin GTS800 Traffic Alerting System When flying in busy airspace, converging in sometimes less-than-ideal visibility conditions… Read more »

Source: Maxcraft Avionics, 08-Mar-17

Bell delivers 412EPI to Chongqing General Aviation

Bell delivers 412EPI to Chongqing General Aviation

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced the delivery of a Bell 412EPI to Chongqing General Aviation (CQGA). The helicopter is the first certified Bell 412 type aircraft to operate in China and will be used for fire-fighting missions. A delivery ceremony was held at Bell Helicopter’s customization and delivery center in… Read more »

Source: Bell, 28-Apr-15

FRASCA to Provide Bell 206L FTD to Air Evac Lifeteam

FRASCA to Provide Bell 206L FTD to Air Evac Lifeteam

FRASCA International, Inc., Urbana, IL has been contracted to provide a Bell 206L Level 7 Flight Training Device (FTD) to Air Evac Lifeteam, O’Fallon, Missouri. The FTD will be an FAA Level 7 Bell 206L with Garmin G500H, Genesys Aerosystems HeliSAS, HTAWS, and Garmin GTN650. It will also feature Frasca’s high-fidelity NVG simulation for the… Read more »

Source: FRASCA, 09-Mar-15

Garmin avionics are abundant!

Garmin avionics are abundant!

It’s been an exciting start to Day 1 of Heli-Expo 2015 in Orlando today and Garmin has sure been busy showcasing several new products, which are tailored to helicopter operators. With all of the new and exciting announcements made today, it’s hard to cover them all but here’s what you missed so far today: Helicopter… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 06-Mar-15

Meet radar altimeter requirements with Garmin

Meet radar altimeter requirements with Garmin

The last day of Heli-Expo is upon us and it’s been an exciting three-day event at the world’s largest helicopter show. Garmin is thrilled to be a part of such an amazing event and even more excited to see our customers and bring them tools to make their flying safer and easier. Last year, the… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 06-Mar-15

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Med-Trans Acquires MidAtlantic MedEvac

Med-Trans Acquires MidAtlantic MedEvac

Med-Trans Corp. is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of the MidAtlantic MedEvac air medical program headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. MidAtlantic MedEvac began in 1987 as a traditional hospital based program of Hahnemann Hospital, providing emergency care for scene transports as well as inter-hospital transports. The geographical coverage area for MidAtlantic MedEvac includes eastern Pennsylvania,… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 22-Jan-15

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Metro Aviation Completes STC to meet FAA Mandates for the AS350B3

Metro Aviation Completes STC to meet FAA Mandates for the AS350B3

Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast or ADS-B is a hot topic in the aviation industry.  Operators have been diligently working to equip their fleets with the required equipment to meet the FAA’s 2020 deadline, and Metro Aviation recently made the requirement a possibility for AS350B3 operators. “Metro had the opportunity to obtain the ADS-B STC… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 14-Jan-15

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Vector announces FAA and EASA certification for AS332 HTAWS STC

Vector announces FAA and EASA certification for AS332 HTAWS STC

Vector Aerospace Corporation (“Vector Aerospace” www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (“MRO”) services, is pleased to announce that Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America (“HS-NA”) has received FAA and EASA certification for development and installation of the Helicopter Terrain Awareness System (HTAWS) for AS332 C, L and L1 aircraft…. Read more »

Source: Vector, 05-Dec-14

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