EASA has issued approval for DART Helicopter Services subsidiary Apical Industries to install its tri-bag emergency float systems on the Eurocopter
EC145. The system is comprised of four emergency floats attached to the skids, a float inflation device on the fuselage and a cyclic-mounted inflation handle. Two 8-person life rafts are available as an option. Apical already has FAA
and Transport Canada approval for the kits.
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