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GPMS achieves for Foresight MX STC

10th January 2019 - 16:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Green Power Monitoring Systems (GPMS) has received a supplemental type certificate for its Foresight MX prognostic health monitoring system (HUMS) on the Bell 407GX and Bell 407GXP helicopters, the company announced on 9 January.  

The Foresight MX system provides clear, concise, actionable information about current mechanical and operational issues, as well as predictive information on timeframes for upcoming required maintenance to minimise unplanned downtime.

The Foresight MX on the Bell 407GX and Bell 407GXP helicopters weighs less than 9lbs including all hardware, cable and mounting components. It is Part 135 compliant for air medical use, and offers a full scope of functionality including mechanical diagnostics and prognostics, engine performance monitoring, exceedance monitoring, flight regime recognition, automated data acquisition and automated, optimised solutions for rotor, track and balance. Foresight MX provides automatic alerting through email and SMS and an intuitive, simple user interface accessible through a standard web browser on a laptop, desktop, tablet or cell phone.

Follow on certifications are expected for other variants of the Bell 407 shortly.

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