Tuesday, April 26, 2016
FreeFlight Radar Altimeter Now Standard on AW119
Finmeccanica has selected FreeFlight Systems' RA-4500 radar altimeter as standard equipment for the AugustWestland AW119. The RA-4500 integrates with the aircraft's existing avionics. The system will also made the aircraft compliant with the FAA's radar altimeter mandate, which requires aircraft to be equipped with an approved solution by April 24, 2017. The TSO and ETSO-approved system provides situational awareness when flying over varying terrains at low altitudes in various conditions.