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REBTECH completes Estonia NVG modifications

17th July 2013 - 15:31 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


REBTECH has announced that it has completed the modification of all aircraft lighting on four Robinson R44 helicopters for the Estonian Air Force. The lighting modifications included the additional of night vision capabilities to allow the comprehensive night vision goggle (NVG) training of Estonia’s military rotor wing aviators.

The work, based on REBTECH's NVG Supplemental Type Certificate (STC), was carried out by REBTECH technicians on location at the Estonian Air Force Base near Amari, Estonia.
REBTECH installed the FAA STC equipment for the helicopters under the FAA guidance for foreign military programmes.  The use of the REBTECH NVG cockpit and cabin lighting equipment night vision technology will allow the Estonia Air Force to expand their night operations with improved safety and operational readiness.  Two of the aircraft are equipped with external load provisions used for training. 

The four aircraft will be supported by REBTECH from their main offices located in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

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