Business & GA, Military

Vector Aerospace Granted STC

By Tish Drake | October 2, 2009

Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America, based in Richmond, British Columbia, received FAA certification for the development of a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for an Integrated Cockpit Display System for the Bell 407. The system includes various Attitude and Heading Reference Systems (AHRS) options, regular-size or extended instrument panels, 8 or 10 inch Sagem ICDS displays, Garmin Global Navigation System (GNS) 430 or 530 interfaces, Integrated Caution Advisory System and engine display, in addition to a variety of options currently available with Vector’s Bell 206 program. Vector is currently manufacturing 407 glass cockpit installation kits which will be available soon for sale, pending Transport Canada and EASA approval, the company said.

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