Hot Products July 2014

By Staff Writer | July 1, 2014
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FEC Remote Lighting Controller and Optional Weather Station

FEC Heliports’ new Remote Lighting Controller (RLC) integrates both traditional VHF PCL and adds SMS/GSM control and monitoring with the option of automatic weather reporting (wind speed/direction, temperature, dew point and pressure).

  • VHF operation can be remotely enabled/disabled for extra security.
  • Remotely activate Circuits 1, 2 or 3 and have the status sent straight back to your cellphone or command center.
  • Weather station interface for meteorological information from your helipad – Delivered to you by SMS.
  • Two 20 Amp heavy duty relays in the box – Enables linked peripheral shutdown.
  • Local and remote test and diagnostics integrated into the unit.
  • Very low power consumption – approximately 2W (idle) and less than 30W max (including optional internal winter heater).
  • Operates from 110-240V AC 50-60Hz or 12V DC (ideal for solar and batteries).

Contact FEC Heliports today to learn more. Send an e-mail to or visit FEC Heliports on the web at


CLEANO Certified for Boeing Acrylic Crazing & Windows

CLEANO is the green aviation cleaning concentrate developed to replace a broad range of toxic chemical cleaners currently being used in the aviation environment. It can be used on virtually any aviation surface to remove oil and grease stains without the need for costly HAZMAT precautions and procedures. A single-product solution for all your aircraft and hanger cleaning needs, CLEANO can be mixed so that it is gentle enough to use as a laundry detergent for shop rags, or powerful enough to be used on metallic, ceramic, chrome, acrylic and glass to remove layers of grime, dust, dirt, and grease. Dilution ratios are available online. Now, CLEANO, Inc. proudly announces that their new Aviation Grade Industrial Green Cleaner Concentrate has received Boeing D6-17487 Revision R (Exterior & General) compliance status for aircraft craze, crack, or etch on acrylic surfaces. This also qualifies under Type C (MIL-P-25690) specification for aircraft windows and canopies. Based on its non-corrosive characteristics CLEANO also achieved conformance under ASTM F502 for coating systems BMS 10-79 Type 2 Primer applied in accordance with BAC 5882, as well as BMS 10-60, Type 2 enamel in accordance with BAC 5845. CLEANO is certified by Green It contains no Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and delivers a powerful alternative for all your cleaning needs. To find out more, call 1-855-962-7562, visit or watch testimonials on YouTube of the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office and their experience with CLEANO.


Lord Corp, Sikorsky Test Hub Mounted Vibration Sensor

Lord Corporation and Sikorsky Aircraft have finished testing the hub mounted vibration sensor (HMVS) on a UH-70A Black Hawk. The flight test took place in partnership with the U.S. Army’s Aviation Applied Technology Directorate. HMVS cancels the largest vibratory loads near the source of the vibration, and keeps them from propagating into the airframe. Read more about the vibration testing at

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