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DART equipment for CCG helicopters

16th June 2017 - 13:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


DART Aerospace provided the Canadian Coast Guard’s (CCG's) Bell 412 helicopters with specialised accessories to meet the requirements of Transport Canada, the company announced on 14 June.

Transport Canada is responsible for acting as technical consultant for the acquisition of the Bell 412 helicopters for the CCG's fleet renewal programme. It is also responsible for maintaining the fleet and providing pilots.

Equipment supplied by DART includes tri-bag float system with integrated liferafts (external hoist compatible); full vertical reference door modification kit; landing gear; and bearpaw kit.

This equipment, all of which has Supplemental Type Certificates issued by Transport Canada, will provide extra safety, durability, stability, and visibility to ensure that the coast guard can meet mission requirements.

The company provided on-site technical support throughout the installation process.

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