Hot Products: March 2013

By Staff Writer | March 1, 2013
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Aero Dynamix Achieves QPL Certification

The U.S. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has approved Aero Dynamix, Inc. for addition to the qualified products list (QPL) for MIL-DTL-7788 integrally illuminated panels. Aero Dynamix’s proprietary, in-house panel design and production capabilities include: state-of-the-art illumination design and testing technologies essential for effective light balancing of each illuminated panel produced; laser-etching capabilities for each illuminated panel to guarantee superior text clarity and legibility in all lighting conditions; and a robotic paint facility to ensure consistency of paint application. Aero Dynamix’s business philosophy stresses timely, professional response to customer requests using a system of defined processes that ensure a finished panel meets or exceeds customer requirements. Aero Dynamix is the industry leader and principle innovator of integrated Night Vision Imaging Systems (NVIS) solutions for commercial and military aircraft. Aero Dynamix has a wide array of optional equipment with the best solutions and exceptional customer support for all your Night Vision requirements. Let Aero Dynamix be your one-stop-shop for night vision and integrally illuminated panel solutions. Contact Aero Dynamix today at www.sales@aerodynamics.com for more information or to request a quote, or visit www.aerodynamix.com


You need it? We have it. DMA Aero MPS43 Air Data Test Set (ADTS)


DAC International is proud to showcase the DMA Aero MPS43 Air Data Test Set (ADTS). The MPS43 is a low-cost, lightweight (8.8 lbs.), portable, high accuracy fully automatic test set. This makes the unit perfect for helicopter operators utilizing today’s newer avionics. The unit comes standard with a 30-minute backup battery and ADWIN PC control software so the operator is able to use and capture data on a laptop if desired. The MPS43 has ultra low speed (5 to 200 KNTS) for improved accuracy and stability. Options include a Gray Code Altitude Device read out and an external six-hour battery pack for off airport operation.

• Lightweight and portable

• High accuracy for today’s new avionics

• Automatic operation

• Encoder option available

• 30-minute back up battery

• Operational battery pack available

• Low price

For more information on this product, please contact DAC International at info@dacint.com or call 1-512-331-5323. Visit DAC International on the Web at www.dacint.com


Sandel Avionics HeliTAWS Certified Wire and Terrain Avoidance For Military Operations

Sandel Avionics, the world leader in helicopter terrain awareness and warning systems, is proud to announce the latest in helicopter TAWS upgrades—Sandel HeliTAWS ST3453H. Designed for broad military platform applicability, HeliTAWS ST3453H is the only multi-hazard avoidance system available for military helicopters. The self-contained Sandel HeliTAWS ST3453H is built with MIL-STD 3009 NVIS, MIL-STD 1553B bus interface and MIL-STD 810G compatibility. Its TruAlert technology eliminates nuisance alerts and ensures accuracy at all operational altitudes. Chosen by Sikorsky for the next-generation S70i Black Hawk, Sandel HeliTAWS has 180-degree vertical and lateral viewing with an integrated 3D terrain display, which provides a straightforward replacement for existing RadAlt indicators, saving on installation time and cost. See what’s next—Sandel HeliTAWS For more information visit www.sandel.com/helitaws


Aviation Maintenance Software

CORRIDOR is industry-proven software developed to streamline the aviation maintenance process. Created by aviation professionals more than 16 years ago, CORRIDOR continues to improve efficiency, reduce errors, increase control and visibility, reduce costs, and elevate customer service levels for rotor and fixed wing service providers. CORRIDOR handles all functions in real time. CORRIDOR’s modular design allows each organization to tailor the application to meet specific needs. Modules include those for Inventory Control, Procurement & Logistics, Maintenance & Shop Management, Part Sales & Retail Distribution, Customer & Vendor Management, Aircraft Maintenance Record Keeping, Accounting Integration, and more. CORRIDOR is backed by an experienced staff to support each business throughout training, implementation, and continued user support. Visit CORRIDOR at Booth C1819 at Heli-Expo 2013. Contact us today for more information or to request a demo, 1-512-918-8900 or online at wwwcorridor.aero


PIC: The Best Made Solution for Data Transfer, Microwave, Communications and Network Cable Applications

The PICMATES Family of Interconnect Solutions for the Civil, Military and Parapublic/First Responder Helicopter Sectors includes: 1) DataMATES—An expanded line offering extended choices (Plus, Base, Lite & Quad) tailored to your high speed data requirements; 2) MicroMATES—50 ohm microwave assemblies providing high frequency Ku and X Band solutions; 3) VideoMATES—75 ohm assemblies designed to minimize EMI while delivering low loss transmission of video signals; and 4) RFMATES—50 ohm coaxial and triaxial assemblies which are specified for major aerospace systems worldwide. For over 40 years at PIC Wire & Cable we’ve aimed to: Improve Platform & System Performance; Reduce Development & Manufacturing Schedules; and Lower Total Costs. For all your advanced electronic applications there’s only one PIC. Contact PIC at 1-800-742-3191 or visit www.picwire.com


FEC Heliports Battery Powered LED Landing Lights

The FEC Heliports Portable Helipad Lighting System is a microprocessor controlled helipad light designed for rapid deployment in temporary and emergency situations to provide safe and effective marking on a variety of terrains. Supplied as a set of four in a robust aluminum “flight” case incorporating a power supply to simultaneously charge all 4 units while in the case. Each light has up to 50 hours continuous performance from one full charge.

• Choice of steady on, flashing mode, Morse “H” mode or identification beacon mode

• Color choice of Green, Red, Blue, Yellow/Amber & Infra-Red

• Supplied with either a ground spike for soft or sandy terrain or flush stainless steel base with bean bag attachment for hard terrain.

Product launch at Heli-Expo 2013. Come and visit us Central Hall, Booth C1812 Contact sales@heliportsequipment.com or visit www/heliportsequipment.com/www.fecheliports.com




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