DART Gets EASA Approval For Apical’s Emergency Float System | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne Unlimited-
Monday

Airborne-Unmanned w/AUVSI-
Tuesday

Airborne Unlimited-
Wednesday

AMA Drone Report-
Thursday

Airborne Unlimited-
Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 12.11.17

Airborne-Unmanned 12.12.17

Airborne 12.13.17

AMA Drone Report 12.07.17

Airborne 12.08.17

Airborne-YouTube

Airborne 12.11.17

Airborne-Unmanned 12.12.17

Airborne 12.13.17

AMA Drone Report 12.07.17

Airborne 12.08.17

Tue, May 10, 2011

DART Gets EASA Approval For Apical’s Emergency Float System

FAA Approval Had Been Granted Previously

The EASA has granted approval of Apical Industries' Emergency Float System for MD 600N model helicopters. FAA approval has been previously received.

In a news release, DART helicopter systems describes the Apical MD 600N Emergency Float System as consisting of four emergency floats attached to the skid gear, a float inflation reservoir mounted on the underside of the fuselage, and a cyclic mounted inflation handle. The system is compatible with ground handing wheels and the floats can be removed in a matter of minutes. The mechanical valve system has no squibs or electrical requirements.

The cylinder valve assemblies and floats are available as exchange items, thereby reducing maintenance costs and down time of the aircraft. All float chambers come standard with field replaceable pressure relief and inflation valves.

The float service lives are on-condition rather than a calendar limit and the floats do not have to be returned to the factory for recertification. Factory recertification of the system is available for customers who desire OEM services. Annual inspection of float bags are compared with six month inspection required in some competitors' products, lowers ongoing maintenance costs of the system.

FMI: www.darthelicopterservices.com

Advertisement

More News

President Trump Signs Space Policy Directive 1

Instructs NASA To Refocus On Manned Space Exploration President Donald Trump is sending astronauts back to the Moon. The president Monday signed at the White House Space Policy Dir>[...]

AMA Drone Report 12.07.17: AMA Supports GoFly, ALPA v UAS, EU Drone Regs

Also: Drones Hunt Pythons, MI State Regs, Thanksgiving Drone Flying, Drone Collision Report A little outside our normal coverage responsibilities, nonetheless, we’re intrigue>[...]

Airborne 12.11.17: Pilatus PC-24 Cert, VerdeGo Aero, Canada Nixes Hornets

Also: Engine Coatings Facility, Wrong Runway At JFK, ATR 72-600 Flight Sim, Regional Airline Association Pilatus has obtained type certificates from the FAA and EASA for the first >[...]

Airborne-Unmanned 12.12.17: ERAU Storm Chaser, USMC Drone Insignia, Malawian UAV

Also: NLR Signs Agreement, QinetiQ, Big Bend Community College, 2nd Annual UAS Conference, Tigershark UAS Kicking off a series of tests for its capstone project, the UAV Storm Chas>[...]

Airborne-Unmanned 12.12.17: ERAU Storm Chaser, USMC Drone Insignia, Malawian UAV

Also: NLR Signs Agreement, QinetiQ, Big Bend Community College, 2nd Annual UAS Conference, Tigershark UAS Kicking off a series of tests for its capstone project, the UAV Storm Chas>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2017 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC