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Helitech 2016: Helitune and Leonardo in tune for onboard systems

18th October 2016 - 12:00 GMT | by Helen Haxell in Amsterdam


Helitune’s onboard rotor blade tracker, RT-TipTrak, has been selected as the standard blade tracker for installation on AW189 and AW169 aircraft. 

Designed for internal or external mounting, RT-TipTrak measures helicopter rotor blade height and lead lag and is suitable for use either as an integral part of onboard HUMS or carry-on rotor track and balance systems. 

The system is also fitted to UK MoD Merlins as well as Danish AW101s and the Norwegian AW101 SAR helicopters.

‘A major product we are working on with Leonardo is the Rotortuner TipTrak. The TipTrak is a standard fit to all AW169s

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Helen Haxell


Helen Haxell

Helen Haxell was Air Editor at Shephard Media, having joined in February 2016 as Editor …

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