Sunday, May 1, 2016
Hot Products for Helicopter Operators
High Standards Demand Higher Quality Avionics Solutions
PIC Wire & Cable® has 45 years of application success in programs and systems worldwide including the AgustaWestland AW139, Sikorsky MH-60G and HH-60G Pave Hawks and Chinook Helicopter Glass Cockpit Upgrade. We serve the aviation industry’s Military, Corporate and Commercial Sectors (Civil, Military and Parapublic/First Responder Helicopters). Our electronic cables, connectors and assemblies are designed and engineered to meet the most stringent electrical and mechanical performance criteria for EMI Immunity, Lightweight, Low Loss, High Temperature and Harsh Environment. We address network/communications, data transfer, high frequency/microwave and inflight entertainment cable demands. Within our PICMATES® family of interconnect products, RFMATES® are used for Navigation, Collision Avoidance and Communications systems while MicroMATES® are designed to serve Ku Band and X Band applications, providing high bandwidth for data and supporting satellite communications. Overall, our avionics solutions address network/communications, data transfer, high frequency/microwave and inflight entertainment cable demands. At PIC Wire & Cable® we aim to Improve Platform & System Performance, Reduce Development & Manufacturing Schedules and Lower Total Costs. What can we do to make your job easier? Call 1-800-742-3191 or visit www.picwire.com/rotor.
Router System For Aviation Units to Communicate Outside Their Networks
Information Assurance Specialists Inc.’s IAS Small Tactical Executive WAN (STEW) communications solution, IAS KG-175D Replacement Unit (KG-RU) and IAS Router MICRO allow an aviation unit to use the ground-based router system to forward encrypted photos or video outside of their own network system. The products are portable, enabling users to access secure, classified voice, data and video services over multiple commercial network technology from even the most remote locations. For more information, visit www.iaspecialists.com.
Collective-Activiated Hour Meter Now R22 Standard
Robinson Helicopter Co. has made a collective-activated hour meter along with an updated hub and redesigned main rotor spindles standard on all new R22 Beta II helicopters. According to the Robinson R22 Service Letter SL-67, the R22 previously used an oil-pressure-activated mater, which records all engine run time. The new collective-activated meter records collective-up (flight) time and does not include engine warm-up and cool-down times. For more information, visit www.robinsonheli.com.