Dart announces certification of AW139 maintenance kits

Dart announces certification of AW139 maintenance kits

27-Mar-2012 Source: DART Helicopter Services

DART Helicopter Services (DHS) is pleased to announce Transport Canada, FAA, EASA and ANAC approval of DART Aerospace Ltd.’s (DAS) Maintenance Kits for AgustaWestland AB139/AW139 series of aircraft.

The DAS Maintenance Kits are designed to enhance the operations and maintenance of AB139/AW139 aircraft.

Maintenance Step

The DAS Maintenance Steps allow the pilot and maintenance personnel the comfort of a secure work platform when doing inspections to the main rotor and transmission. The step can be installed LH and/or RH into existing plug locations and features a non-slip embossed relief surface for extra safety.   Also available, a RH maintenance step with grab bar to assist personnel in winch operations to enter the cabin.

Cargo Door Fwd Opening Hinge Kit

The DAS Cargo Door Fwd Opening Hinge Kit provides improved safety and easier access by converting the existing cargo bay door from opening upward to opening forward. The Cargo Door Fwd Opening Hinge Kit can be installed LH and/or RH side of the cargo compartment doors.

Engine Wash Kit

The DAS Engine Wash Kit plumbs into the existing engine wash fittings to provide easier access to the engine wash system from ground level.

Cabin & Cargo Floor Protector Kit

The Cabin and Cargo Floor Protector Kits provide durable lightweight protection for the cargo compartment and passenger cabin areas honeycomb flooring. The Floor Protector panels are constructed of high density, impact resistant aerospace grade polycarbonate that will not warp or crack from extremes of heat or cold that are securely attached into existing nutplates.

Baggage Compartment Trim Protector Kit

The DAS Baggage Compartment Trim Protector Kit consists of two stainless steel scuff plates that are installed into existing screws on the left and/or right hand side of the lower edge of the baggage compartment to protect it from damage.

Anti-Rotation Block Kit

The DAS Anti-Rotation Blocks are fabricated from durable Teflon and install on the lead lag dampers to prevent costly damage to the main rotor head.  Each kit includes 5 blocks.

Rain Gutter Kit

DAS’s Cargo Compartment Rain Gutter Kit prevents water accumulation in the door seal so that it doesn’t pour into the compartment when the door is opened.  This kit is compatible on both the OEM upward hinging cargo compartment door and on doors modified with DAS’s Cargo Door Fwd Opening Kit.

“The DAS Maintenance Kits for the AW139 have all been designed based on customer feedback about specific maintenance concerns and would be a valuable addition to any operation.”  Quote, Bill Beckett, VP Canadian Operations, Dart Aerospace Ltd. (DAS)

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DART Helicopter Services, 1270 Aberdeen Street, Hawkesbury, ON K6A 1K7 (www.darthelicopterservices.com), is a privately held Sales, Marketing and Manufacturing Company whose primary focus is developing innovative STC’d products and creating sales networks for aerospace manufacturers who are looking to benefit from DART’s global marketing network and sales channel.  DART is the logical choice for rotary wing operators who are seeking a supplier with a comprehensive product line and superior customer support. DART’S subsidiary and affiliated companies own over 600 STC’s and manufacture over 1,200 products.  With its highly trained and knowledgeable North American and International sales team, DART distributes more than 3,500 aftermarket products to over 120 countries worldwide.  For further information, please call our Customer Support Center at 1 (800) 556 4166 or 1 (613) 632 3336 or by e-mail atsales@darths.com

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