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Austria opts for Acehawk avionics

8th June 2017 - 16:11 GMT | by Alice Budge in London


Global Aviation Solutions (GAS) announced on 1 June that it will provide its Acehawk avionics systems for nine Austrian S-70A-42 Black Hawk helicopters.

The contract, which is valued at more than $40 million, involves the design, manufacture, installation and testing of a new avionics system for the Austrian Armed Forces, to be completed by the third quarter of 2020.

GAS President and CEO Darrell Kindley said that the avionics modernisation programme 'will keep the Austrian Black Hawks supportable for another 20 years’.

The Acehawk avionics upgrade includes the Garmin G5000H integrated flight deck, the Avalex Technologies Cockpit Management Unit (CMU)

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