50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

Heli-One Offers Super Puma Operators New Universal Avionics Solution

Download: Printable PDF Date: 07 Oct 2015 17:58 (UTC) categories:
Publisher:
Heli-One Offers Super Puma Operators New Universal Avionics Solution - Events / Festivals publisher
Tatjana Obrazcova
Aircraft: Helicopters
Source: Aviationpros

Universal Avionics Authorized Dealer, Heli-One, recently completed installation of Universal Avionics UNS-1Fw Multi-Missions Management System (MMMS) and MFD-640 Multi-Function Display on a CHC Helicopter Airbus Super Puma aircraft. With a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) in hand, rotorcraft operators have a mission-ready flight deck solution.

The UNS-1Fw MMMS provides the operator with centralized control of the aircraft navigation sensors, lateral and vertical flight guidance and steering, fuel management, database management and flight planning. It incorporates the advanced technology, system design, features and capabilities included in the Universal Avionics SBAS-enabled Flight Management System (FMS) with special interfaces and the ability to fly six distinct patterns. This installation includes a single UNS-1Fw MMMS with Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV) Monitor in order to meet the integrity goals for precision approach types.

Universal Avionics implemented software changes in the MFD-640 Multi-Function Display in support for interface with the RDR-1400C radar and NC104B Nav converter. The MFD-640 in this application supports the MMMS flight plan/moving map displays, radar, traffic and Helicopter Terrain Warning System (HTAWS).

“This MMMS upgrade replaces existing legacy Area Navigation (RNAV) systems with a Multi-Mission FMS capability including search patterns,” said Grady Dees, Universal Avionics Director of Technical Sales. “The new MMMS provides Precision-RNAV (P-RNAV) compliance, Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out position data and Required Navigation Performance (RNP) capabilities including curved path legs,” he added. “The MFD-640 replaces an existing radar display while interfacing to the existing search radar.”

“Universal Avionics products are designed to seamlessly retrofit onto legacy aircraft, providing customers with a cost effective, reliable solution to upgrade their fleet. The team at Universal Avionics has been very responsive to our needs as the integrator, and as a Universal Avionics Authorized Dealer, we are treated as true partners and are very satisfied with the support we’ve received,” said Anthony DiNota, President, Heli-One.

Throughout 2015, Universal Avionics is offering an upgrade incentive program for non-Universal Avionics operators to trade in their legacy FMS or GPS system for a new, SBAS-capable Universal Avionics FMS. Please contact a Universal Avionics Regional Sales Manager at (520) 295-2300 · (800) 321-5253 or [email protected] to learn more. Additional upgrade incentive program information is also available at www.uasc.com/trade-in/fms.

To learn more, stop by Universal Avionics Stand No. B70 during the 2015 Helitech International Helicopter Expo and Conference 6-8 October 2015.



Loading comments for Heli-One Offers Super Puma Operators New Universal Avionics Solution...


Recommended

Accidental human errors in aircraft exterior cleaning – one mistake can cause serious damage to aircraft

Aviation maintenance requires extreme precision, attention to detail, and a human touch to ensure a safe operating aircraft. However, according to an IATA study, 26% of airplane accidents were started...

Piston single, turboprop aircraft values still gaining altitude despite continued growth in inventory levels

The latest Sandhills Global market report on the aviation industry reflects a third consecutive month of inventory expansion across all categories after a long, steady decline. However, the recen...

Etihad Airways wins at the Business Traveller Awards 2022

Etihad Airways has been recognised as the airline with the ‘Best Cabin Crew’ as well as being awarded the ‘Best First Class’ at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2...

DA62 MPP North America demonstration tour - Diamond Aircraft & Air Bear

Diamond Aircraft Austria and California based, Air Bear Tactical Aircraft, LLC are excited to jointly announce that Diamond’s special mission aircraft flagship will be touring the United States...

The drones news