Simplex, June 11, 2015 - Portland, OR - Simplex Aerospace has been granted validation of supplemental type certificate (STC) from the Brazilian Agencia Nacional de Dviacao Civil (ANAC) for its Model 244 Agricultural Spray System for the Robinson R44 helicopter.
The Brazilian ANAC approval, CST# 2015S05-06, gives Brazilian helicopter operators the opportunity to meet contract requirements in Brazil’s growing agricultural industry.
The Brazil ANAC approval of the 244 STC is one of several foreign certifications Simplex has received for its FAA certified agricultural spray systems in the last few years. Other recent approvals include Mexican DGAC approvals for the Model 208 (Bell 407) and Model 210 (AS 350&355) spray systems, and Chinese CAAC VSTC approvals for Bell 407 Agricultural Spray System. These recent approvals are another example of Simplex’s commitment to providing certified aerial application equipment to operators in all parts of the world.
The Simplex Aerospace 244 Agricultural Spray system is the most affordable spray system on the market, and comes with superior support and long term performance. Mark Zimmerman, president and CEO of Simplex Aerospace, commented that the Model 244, “Has received several upgrades in recent years making it the most cost effective system available for the Robinson R44 series”. He further commented the Model 244 Spray System, “Gives customers peace of mind they are receiving a long term solution for their needs along with an experienced and customer oriented in house engineering and technical team to keep them flying and working”. Each new Model 244 Spray System comes with a one-year warranty and customer support for the life of the system.
Simplex Aerospace Agricultural Spray systems are renowned worldwide as a critical tool in agricultural spray operations. Simplex Agricultural Spray systems are trusted by private operators and government agencies for their durability, reliability, and efficiency in agricultural spray and insect control missions. Simplex Aerospace is committed to producing the most advanced certified Agricultural Spray systems on the market with the features and quality customers demand.
Founded in 1946, Simplex has built a reputation as the leader in design, manufacturing, and certification of aerial application systems and mission equipment for helicopters. Simplex maintains its industry leadership by incorporating the latest technology in designing and manufacturing systems from high-strength, low-weight composite materials to produce reliable and cost-effective systems for firefighting, agriculture, utilities maintenance and other aerial applications.