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Becker Outfits Era AW139 with Beacon Locator

By Staff Writer | August 31, 2012

Era Helicopters has selected Becker Avionics’ BD406 beacon decoders for its fleet of AgustaWestland AW139s. The unit decodes and navigates to 406 MHz Cospas-Sarsat-capable beacons (ELTs, EPIRBs, PLBs or SPLBs), transmitting the 406 MHz signal with GPS information. The units will assist Era's aircraft conduct SAR and EMS missions between land-based facilities and its customers operating in the Gulf of Mexico.
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