Newsletter #435 | News
Avionics Services’s Weather Radar integration solution for Helicopters AS 350s, has been successfully tested and waiting for the CST to be issued by ANAC: Brazilian Civil Aviation Authorities
Avionics Services S/A from Brazil and Bendix/King to announce at LAAD 2017 the RDR 2000/2060 digital weather radar integration solution for the AS350 helicopter
Avionics Services, March 12, 2017 - Avionics Services has identified in the market this operator’s safety strong requirement and in a Partnership with Bendix/King is offering this solution for all AS 350´s operators.
After the successful test flights of the prototype installation, Avionics Services S/A and Bendix/King, proudly have the pleasure to announce at LAAD 2017, that this solution is available in the market from Avionics Services S/A and ANAC Certified.
The RDR 2000/2060 Digital Weather Radar provides a vertical picture of a pilot selected cross section of the storm. Pilot can analyze a storm segment vertically, giving the information need to determine the scope of the storm.
Also, he can examine the angle of the cell's leading edge to determine direction of movement, monitor the tops of cells to see how quickly a storm is building, and easily distinguish between ground and weather returns. The system is fully stabilized to +/- 30° combined pitch and roll, and antenna stabilization keeps your screen clear of ground returns during moderate Helicopter maneuvers.
The RDR 2000/2060 ranges (10 nm up to 320 nm) to depict the weather intensity, creating a clear picture of the weather and making it easy for you to avoid danger. The RDR 2000 system can be configured at installation to include the Target Alert feature. The purpose of the feature is to alert the pilot to the presence of a significant weather cell that exists beyond the currently selected range.
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