BK117 Nine-Passenger Seating
Airwork (NZ) obtained a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) supplemental type certificate (STC) for nine-passenger high-density seating in the BK117 helicopter
Airwork NZ, May 23, 2017 - Airwork (NZ) Ltd has obtained a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) supplemental type certificate for nine-passenger, high-density seating in the BK117 helicopter providing lightweight seating in the cabin whilst maximizing the number of passengers that can be carried.
The nine place, high density seats give the flexibility that multirole aircraft operators demand. They are lightweight, can be configured as three-, six- or nine-seat options.
The easily stowed, flush fitting seats are interchangeable, have individual foldable seat pans and are quick to install and remove without the need for specialty tooling.
Airwork has also received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Transport Canada and Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand (NZCAA) approvals.
About Airwork (NZ) Ltd: Airwork (NZ) Ltd is part of the Airwork Group of Companies, which is a diversified aviation business operating in multiple countries providing maintenance support, dynamic component overhaul, turbine support, design, and manufacture. It is an authorized service center for Honeywell, Breeze Eastern, Airbus Helicopters and Kawasaki. Airwork (NZ) Ltd carries certification for FAA Part 145, EASA Part 145, CAANZ Part 145, 146 and 148, Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) Papua New Guinea (CASA PNG) Parts 145 and 146.
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