Aspen Announces EASA Minor Change Approval
Albuquerque, NM, January 30, 2014: Aspen Avionics today announced its Evolution EFD 1000H Pro has gained EASA minor change approval (MCA) for installation on the Eurocopter AS355.
Avionik Straubing of Germany designed the engineering package for the certification and partnered with Instruments de Precision de la Cote Ouest (IPCO) of France, which performed the installation. The minor change approval covers Eurocopter AS355 models AS355E, AS355F, AS355F2, AS355N, and AS355NP.
“Eurocopter AS355 operators can now benefit from the latest glass panel technology with improved reliability and decreased maintenance costs through the replacement of mechanical navigation instruments and spinning mass gyros with the installation of EFD 1000H Pro primary flight display,” said Mark Ferrari, vice president sales, Aspen Avionics. The MCA includes an EASA-approved flight manual supplement and restricts operation to day VFR,
Aspen Avionics’ European helicopter supplemental type certificate (STC) and its certification partners continue to expand installation approvals for several aircraft makes and models. A list of these partner EASA STCs may be viewed or downloaded by clicking here.
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Aspen Avionics specializes in bringing the most advanced technology and capability from the commercial and business aviation markets into general aviation 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. The company can be found online at www.aspenavionics.com, and may be reached at (505) 856-5034.
About Avionik Straubing
Founded in 1977 Avionik Straubing is an international established design and service facility for aircraft avionic equipment located at the airport Wallmühle in Atting near Straubing/Bavaria. As an EASA and FAA approved facility Avionik Straubing provides competent service from design to certification. Services include installation, engineering, maintenance, overhaul and distribution for all top avionic companies. Customer oriented service and enthusiasm for aviation make us a successful team. The company can be found on the web at www.avionik.de, and may be reached at +49 9429 9424 0.
Founded in 1996, IPCO is an established maintenance and installation facility for instruments, avionics, and batteries and is located in Royan on the southwestern coast of France. As an EASA approved Part 145 facility IPCO provides design, installation, and maintenance for all of the major avionic and instrument manufacturers. IPCO can be found at www.ipco-instruments.com may be reached at +33 5 46 06 96 96.