Astronics’ Enhanced Vision Systems receive Canadian approval for Bell 407 helicopters

Bell 407 helicopter ©Astronics

Astronics Corporation (Astronics) has announced that an amended Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) has been approved by Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) for its Max-Viz 1400 and 1200 Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS) on Bell 407 helicopters. The company expects that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) validation will follow within six months.

Astronics obtained the approval for its Max-Viz 1400 and 1200 EVS in cooperation with AVIO dg in Calgary, Canada. The first installation of the certified Max-Viz 1400 equipment is on a Bell 407GXI, for a VIP client, by Wysong Enterprises, Inc.

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