Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Simplex Celebrates 70 Years
Mission equipment manufacturer Simplex Aerospace celebrates its 70th anniversary this year. Simplex entered the agricultural spray market in 1946 and now has diversified its offerings, which have more than 185 FAA and international certifications. Simplex's products include those for the aerial firefighting market, such as helicopter Fire Attack belly tanks, which were recently certified for Boeing CH-47D Chinooks. The company also introduced a new-generation power line and windmill cleaning and de-icing spray system in 2008. Other products include a rapid response horizontal spray system (the SkyCannon).