Aspen Avionics Announces Eurocopter AS350 STC Approval
Modern glass panel technology increases mission safety
Albuquerque, NM, June 29, 2011 Aspen Avionics, manufacturer of the innovative Evolution Flight Display System, and United Rotorcraft Solutions, an aircraft systems integration, finishing, and maintenance center, today announced the FAA approval of the Supplemental Type Certificate for installation of the Aspen Evolution Flight Display System on the Eurocopter AS350 model helicopter.
Aspen’s H-series Primary Flight Displays (PFDs) and Multi-function Flight Displays (MFDs) are designed and manufactured to meet the rigors of helicopter operations. The PFD is a lightweight, compact, all solid-state digital replacement for legacy mechanical flight instruments. The MFDs add features like high resolution moving maps, relative terrain and obstacle awareness, and traffic displays.
“The level of safety and situational awareness that the Aspen system brings to the helicopter market is phenomenal,” says Anson Gray, Aspen’s Helicopter Program Manager. He continues, “Like all helicopters, the AS350 is a hard-working platform that serves many operational roles. The Aspen puts all your flight critical information in one place which reduces pilot workload.”
“Our clients demand the best and highest quality solutions that also stay within their budgets. The Aspen EFIS system is a great solution that will support the varied missions of our clientele –from law enforcement to air medical to utility,” says David Brigham, United Rotorcraft’s President. “These helicopters fly a lot and they fly hard. Our customers need solutions that will stand up to this tough operational environment. Aspen’s solid-state construction is a great solution.”
Customers are encouraged to contact an Aspen Authorized Dealer to discuss their installation needs. A full list of Aspen Dealers may be found at: www.aspenavionics.com/index.php/where-to-buy/
About Aspen Avionics, Inc.
Aspen Avionics specializes in bringing the most advanced technology and capability from the commercial and business aviation markets into general aviation and helicopter cockpits—and budgets. Our products increase situational awareness and reduce pilot workload, making it easier and safer to fly in both VFR and IFR conditions. The way we look at it, getting the latest avionics technology shouldn’t always mean spending a lot of money—on equipment or installation. At Aspen Avionics, we design products to be affordable, easy to install, and easy to own.
About the Evolution Flight Display System
The Aspen Evolution Flight Display System is an affordable, expandable and upgradeable PFD, MFD and hazard sensor cockpit solution for general aviation aircraft. Highly compatible with existing aircraft avionics, the flexible Evolution Flight Display System lets aircraft owners install all Evolution Flight Displays and options at once, or separately, as their needs and budgets permit.
About United Rotorcraft Solutions
United Rotorcraft Solutions, FAA Repair Station UX9R241Y, provides aircraft completions and refurbishment services, systems integration, maintenance, component overhaul, customized interior installations and unsurpassed exterior finishing servicing all segments of the helicopter industry—Law Enforcement, Air Medical, Special Mission, Corporate and Utility. They also offer FAA approved NVG compatible lighting systems for many model helicopters. The company can be found on the web at www.unitedrotorcraft.com