Genesys Aerosystems, formerly Cobham, has reached an agreement with Air Medical Group Holdings and its subsidiaries, Air Evac, Med Trans, EagleMed and Reach, for a total of 210 HeliSAS systems in their fleet of Bell and Eurocopter EMS helicopters. The HeliSAS 2-axis autopilot and stability augmentation systems will be installed over the next three years beginning immediately.
The HeliSAS stability augmentation system is designed to provide stability and ease of handling during all modes of flight, regardless of wind conditions or shifts in weight. The attitude stabilization and force feel features enhance handling characteristics and mitigate inadvertent cyclic control inputs that could result in dangerous attitudes. The HeliSas system's two-axis autopilot allows for Heading and Nav hold as well as vertical speed (VS) and Altitude hold.
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