Aspen Avionics’ Evolution™ Flight Display System Selected for New Production, MD Helicopters
Two Aspen multi-function displays to be used as platform to display customized engine instrumentation system developed by Howell Instruments
EAA AirVenture, Oshkosh, WI, July 26, 2016: Aspen Avionics (Hangar B, booth 2145) announced today it has partnered with Howell Instruments to provide the cockpit display system for new production, single-engine MD Helicopters. Howell Instruments engineered a customized engine instrumentation system to be displayed on two of Aspen’s MFD500 multi-function displays. The package will provide precise data in an easy-to-use, all glass format to enhance both pilot safety and aircraft performance.
Bill Milton, Howell’s vice president of business development comments, “We selected Aspen because of their dedication to quality and continuous improvement. Adding our detailed engine information to their highly capable display system will provide enhanced performance and operational efficiency to many platforms now and in the future. We look forward to maintaining a partnership with Aspen, bringing innovation and customer satisfaction to the aviation community.”
Designed with a modular architecture to maximize flexibility and increase functionality, Howell’s engine instrumentation presented on the Aspen display system will deliver the following advanced features:
- Enhanced exceedance monitoring and notification
- Digitized and prioritized CAS messaging
- Dual-channel design with full segregation to ensure there is no single point of failure
“Partnering with a trusted and capable organization like Howell to provide an engine instrumentation display solution for MD Helicopters is a unique opportunity to combine our expertise for one of the industry leaders in the rotorcraft market,” said John Uczekaj, Aspen president and CEO. The flexibility of Aspen displays coupled with the robust features of Howell’s engine instrumentation system provides MD Helicopters an innovative solution to increase operational efficiency and safety.”
Press Contact: Perri Coyne
Aspen Avionics, Inc.
19820 N. 7th Street, Suite 150
Phoenix, AZ 85024