FreeFlight Systems Enables Helicopter Operators To Meet New FAA Safety Rules With Affordable Radar Altimeter Solutions
Precise RA-4000 & RA-4500 Systems Proven In Helicopter Fleets Worldwide; Lightest-weight, Lowest-Cost Radar Altimeters Solutions Available
Waco, Texas, March 13, 2014 -- FreeFlight Systems announced today that Part 135 commercial and Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) operators can meet new FAA requirements for radar altimeters quickly and affordably with its proven, high-performance radar altimeter systems.
The FreeFlight Systems RA-4000 and RA-4500 systems enable Part 135 and HEMS operators to comply with the Feb. 21, 2014 FAA Final Rule (RIN 2120-AJ53) requiring installation of radar altimeters. The TSO-approved systems are widely deployed in helicopter fleets, including some of the largest HEMS operations worldwide. They are part of a broader range of rotorcraft avionics systems from FreeFlight Systems for ADS-B, GPS WAAS and other applications.
FreeFlight RA-4500 Radar Altimeter Selected By Pacific Aerospace For Its P-750 XSTOL High-Performance Turboprop Aircraft
Proven Radar Altimeter Solution To Add Important Safety Feature To Aircraft Operated in Some of the World’s Most Demanding Flying Environments
Waco, Texas, February 26, 2014 -- FreeFlight Systems announced today that Pacific Aerospace Limited (PAL) has selected the FreeFlight Systems RA-4500 radar altimeter system for its P-750 XSTOL short-takeoff and landing aircraft.
FreeFlight Systems & UND Granted Certification For First Rule-Compliant ADS-B Transceiver For Helicopters
RANGR FDL-978-XVR UAT Integrates ADS-B In/Out, Mode A/C Integration, WAAS/GPS; First to Support ADS-B Traffic on Garmin 430 Displays in Helicopters
Waco, Texas, February 25, 2014 -- FreeFlight Systems and the University of North Dakota (UND) announced today the FAA Supplemental Type Certificate approval (STC) for the first rule–compliant 978 MHz ADS-B In/Out Universal Access Transceiver (UAT) for rotorcraft.
FreeFlight Systems RANGR ADS-B Out System Gains First Field Approval Certification on PA-24 Piper Comanche
Ezell Avionics of Breckenridge, TX, Completes First Installation & Field Certification For RANGR FDL-978-TX; Plans ADS-B In Upgrade and Other Aircraft Installations
Waco, Texas, December 23, 2013 -- FreeFlight Systems announced today that Ezell Avionics of Breckenridge, TX, (KBKD) has completed installation and gained the first FAA Field Approval certification for the RANGR FDL-978-TX and 1201 WAAS/GPS ADS-B Out system in a PA-24-260 Piper Comanche.