Astronics Enhanced Vision Systems Receives Approval from the U.S. and Canada for Airbus Helicopters

posted on 20th October 2020 by Eddie Saunders
Astronics Enhanced Vision Systems Receives Approval from the U.S. and Canada for Airbus Helicopters

Astronics Corporation, a leading provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace, defense and other mission critical industries, announced that the Unites States and Canada approved Astronics’ Max-Viz 1400 and 1200 Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS) for Airbus Helicopter’s AS350 Écureuil.

In cooperation with AVIO dg in Calgary, Canada, Astronics obtained the Supplemental Type Certificates for its Max‑Viz 1400 and 1200 EVS from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) for approved models which are the Airbus Écureuil AS350B, AS350B1, AS350B2, AS350B3, AS350BA, and AS350BD.

“Our EVS is perfectly suited for aerial firefighting, heli-skiing, search and rescue, and utility operations. The Astronics Max-Viz technology provides pilots with an unprecedented level of situational awareness and safety,” stated Tom Geiger, Max-Viz Business Unit Director for Astronics.