Bell 429 MAGnificent Receives Russian STC Validation
Mecaer Aviation Group (MAG) announced it has successfully validated their luxury interior for the Bell 429 with Russian authorities (IAC-AR).
Mecaer Aviation Group, January 25, 2016 - Irving, TX - Mecaer Aviation Group (MAG) announced it has successfully validated their luxury interior for the Bell 429 with Russian authorities (IAC-AR).
MAG developed and branded the MAGnificent for the Bell 429 under an EASA STC in 2015. Since, MAG has applied for various validations around the globe including Russia. Validations scheduled and applied for were determined by regional customer demand.
The MAGnificent offers flexibility for its VVIP passengers and provides multiple options and configurations. VIP clients can choose from four, five or six-seat layouts with options for up to two center consoles, MAG’s proprietary I-FEEL (In-Flight Entertainment Enhanced Lounge) and passenger controlled Electro-Chromic Windows.
The interior includes two of MAG’s proprietary technologies. The “SILENS” noise canceling system has successfully reduced the cabin noise to a level where normal conversation can be conducted between passengers without headsets. MAG’s I-FEEL technology provides passengers with moving jet maps and audio / video entertainment, along with internal Wi-Fi interface to personal smart devices.
“The STC validation in Russia is a significant milestone for MAG,” said Armando Sassoli, Co-General Manager of Mecaer Aviation Group. “It was critical we receive this validation as we have many clients in line for our interior in Russia.”
The Bell 429 is one of the most advanced light twin helicopters ever developed, offering a fully integrated glass cockpit with advanced drive system and best-in-class WAAS navigation and IFR capability. Additional safety features include a collective mounted throttle, damage tolerant hub and rotor system, and energy attenuating seats. It is the first helicopter certified through the MSG-3 process, resulting in reduced maintenance costs for operation.
About Mecaer Aviation Group: With facilities across Italy, Canada and the United States, MAG offers integrated systems including flight controls, landing gear and actuation systems, as well as cabin comfort systems for helicopters, business aircraft, general aviation and basic trainers. Capabilities include design, development, manufacture, certification, and noise and vibration abatement, together with completion, modification, and MRO services.