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Sep
06
2018

DART Total Care Program minimizes downtime for remote Zil Air fleet

Posted by jhadmin

Since 2007, Zil Air has provided luxury “limo services” using helicopter and fixed wing aircraft in Seychelles, Africa. The Zil Air fleet includes three Eurocopter EC120B helicopters and various fixed-wing aircraft models. Customers have used Zil Air for their first-class experience, including such amenities as satellite TV, wi-fi and cold refreshments in the VIP lounge, and air-conditioned comfort in flight.

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Jun
28
2018

DART bucket rises to expectations during its testing phase

Posted by jhadmin

San Diego, California – June 28th, 2018 – Towards the end of February, at the 2018 Heli-Expo show, DART launched its new firefighting bucket. The bucket, in its red, black and white colors, hung proudly at DART’s booth for everyone to get a first glimpse at DART’s entry into the firefighting market. To no one’s surprise, the unveiling of the bucket made a splash with the attendees of the show.

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May
25
2018

Bell and DART deliver first Bell 505 Emergency Flotation System to the Japan Coast Guard

Posted by jhadmin

Hawkesbury, Ontario – May 24th, 2018 – A little over a month ago, the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) equipped its fleet of four Bell 505 Jet Ranger X with the DART Aerospace Emergency Flotation System and the aircraft have now been accepted by the JCG.

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May
22
2018

DART announces FAA approval on the Bell 505 Emergency Flotation System

Posted by jhadmin

Hawkesbury, Ontario – May 22nd, 2018 – DART’s Bell 505 Emergency Flotation System, being the first and only such system available on the market, has just recently received certification from the Federal Aviation Association (FAA). With TCCA approval issued in mid-February of this year, the system has started seeing its first deliveries.

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Apr
30
2018

DART Aerospace gets EASA certification for the H145(EC145) Heli-Utility Basket™

Posted by jhadmin

Hawkesbury, Ontario - Last February, DART Aerospace was proud to announce the delivery of the first unit of its H145(EC145) Quick Release, Heli-Utility-Basket™ to the lead AHI Customer, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E). To best serve the end user, this project was completed with oversight from the FAA, with EASA validation expected shortly thereafter.

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Apr
19
2018

In less than 9 months, DART Aerospace brings the 505 Bearpaw to the global market

Posted by jhadmin

Hawkesbury, Ontario – April 19th, 2018 – On July 13th 2017, DART Aerospace gathered key members of its Canadian product development team, based in both Calgary, Alberta and Hawkesbury, Ontario to kick off a project for bearpaws on the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X.

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Mar
29
2018

DART Aerospace focuses on growth in Latin America - FIDAE 2018

Posted by jhadmin

Hawkesbury, Ontario – March 29th, 2018 – DART Aerospace is focused on setting a strong presence in the multiple countries of Latin America. During this process, DART has been attending a wide variety of aerospace shows and exhibitions within this region in order to showcase top-selling products and solutions adapted to operators’ needs.

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Mar
22
2018

Drallim Industries is DART Aerospace's new European external load Repair & Overhaul facility

Posted by jhadmin

Hawkesbury, Ontario – March 22nd, 2018 – DART has continuously been committed to strengthening its position and customer focus in Europe and surrounding regions all while striving to facilitate access to product portfolio and top-of-the-line quality service and customer support.

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Mar
01
2018

DART enters the aerial firefighting market – with a splash

Posted by jhadmin

As the Heli-Expo 2018 was in full swing, DART Aerospace proudly unveiled their very first firefighting bucket, majestically exposed at their booth #C5551.

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Feb
28
2018

DART auctions off AS350/355 Field Maintenance Kit and donates all proceeds to Helicopter Foundation International

Posted by jhadmin

Las Vegas, Nevada – Feb 28, 2018 – Last night, DART Aerospace hosted its annual cocktail on the show floor of Heli-Expo and had the pleasure of presenting an important announcement.

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Feb
27
2018

Bell and DART announce TCCA approval on the Bell 505 Emergency Flotation System

Posted by jhadmin

Hawkesbury, Ontario – February 27, 2018 – At last year’s Heli-Expo, DART Aerospace and Bell Helicopter announced a partnership to develop an Emergency Float System (EFS) for the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X, with a very ambitious timeline of certification by Q1 2018. Today, we are proud to announce that the joint development team has met its lofty goal. After a rigorous certification and qualification program, the 505 EFS has received an STC approval from Transport Canada within the original project schedule.

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Dec
20
2017

DART Aerospace updates its Emergency Flotation System Approvals for Compatibility with 412 EPI Gross Weight Increase

Posted by jhadmin

Hawkesbury, Ontario – DART’s industry-leading 412 Emergency Flotation System has recently been certified through TCCA/FAA/EASA for the new increased gross weight (IGW) upgrade to 12,200 lbs.

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Oct
11
2017

DART AW139 retrofit Emergency Float System will be available to the after-market

Posted by jhadmin

London, England – During Helitech International 2017, which occurred last week, DART Aerospace had the pleasure to announce that the AW139 Emergency Flotation System with integrated liferaft, designed and developed by DART, will be available as a retrofit for the existing AW139 fleets in service. This system will be the only one on the market available for this aircraft model, specifically with the integrated liferaft technology. It is important to express that all other systems presently on the market either have a cabin raft or a sponson-mounted raft.

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Oct
04
2017

DART Aerospace announces opening of warehouse in Amsterdam

Posted by jhadmin

London, England - During the last couple of years, DART Aerospace has seen the importance in needing to support customers on a more local and regional level. As such, a little over a year ago, DART started investing in the European market by building a small team of 3 employees and opening an office in London, England. This would allow the company to cater to the European market, more closely. It then affiliated itself to a distribution partner, which grew the team and helped DART cover more ground in Europe and improve customer service to its European clients. From then on, DART grew.

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Sep
26
2017

DART Aerospace steps foot in London to exhibit at the famous 2017 Helitech International Helicopter Show!

Posted by jhadmin

DART is thrilled to announce that it will be exhibiting at the largest helicopter exhibition in Europe, Helitech International 2017. With some exciting new announcements and a large variety of products showcased, passing by BOOTH #F100 is a must!

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Aug
18
2017

Saving lives with DART’s Cable Cutter System

Posted by jhadmin

In a recent video, DART's cable cutter system was used to save an aircraft and its crew from a dangerous wire strike in a rural area of Portugal. Thanks to Portugal's initiative to pass the legislation of a mandatory installation of protection against wire strikes for certain missions, the aircraft was equipped with DART's cable cutter system which helped avoid the worst.

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Aug
01
2017

DART expands its Repair & Overhaul servicing capabilities to support Survitec’s RFD liferafts in the United States

Posted by jhadmin

DART has teamed up with Survitec Group, a world leader in critical safety and survival solutions, for the repair & overhaul of its RFD liferaft systems.

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Jun
14
2017

DART Aerospace chosen to equip Canadian Coast Guard Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

The helicopter fleet plays a critical role in the Canadian Coast Guard’s readiness profile and response capabilities. When a Canadian Coast Guard aircraft is flying over open water, the life-threatening risk of cold-water exposure is a safety concern that Transport Canada takes seriously. To ensure the safety and readiness of the crew, Transport Canada required specialized equipment for the aircraft supplied for the Canadian Coast Guard’s fleet renewal program. Key considerations included accessibility of emergency liferafts durability, stability, and safety when landing on uneven terrain improved visibility

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Jan
18
2017

DART Aerospace Teams Up with Air Zermatt to Improve H130/EC130T2 Basket Performance

Posted by jhadmin

Hawkesbury – (January 18, 2017) – The DART Aerospace EC130 Heli-Utility-Basket has been the only external cargo expansion option of its type since arriving on the market in 2010. When Air Zermatt, world-renowned alpine search and rescue operator and longtime DART customer acquired a H130 (EC130T2), they purchased the DART basket. CEO and pilot with Air Zermatt Gerold Biner described this product as “an indispensable tool for our versatile operation”. Since the initial certification flight tests for the basket were conducted on an EC130B4, Air Zermatt quickly found that their H130 was capable of more with the basket installed.

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May
02
2016

DART Aerospace Approved Maintenance Center Network is Expanding to Australia and New Zealand – Change in DART’s Distribution Channel

Posted by jhadmin

Hawkesbury, Ontario Canada (May 3rd, 2016) – DART Aerospace expands customers’ reach by establishing its new Approved Maintenance Center (AMC) network in Australasia to offer very competitive aftermarket solutions.

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Mar
28
2016

DART Aerospace Targets Latin America for Sales Growth

Posted by jhadmin

Hawkesbury, Ontario Canada – DART Aerospace will be exhibiting with Eagle Copters South America, its official distributor for Latin America, at the International Air & Space Fair, FIDAE 2016 in Santiago, Chile from March 29 to April 3 2016.

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Mar
02
2016

PAC International to customize Bell 407GX for University of Utah

Posted by jhadmin

02 MAR 2016 – Louisville, KY – PAC International has been awarded a contract from the University of Utah’s AirMed program to provide an EMS interior for their Bell model 407GX. This contract will include the installation of a custom LifePort / PAC medical interior, exterior paint, communication upgrades, autopilot, air conditioning and bleed air heat. This project will be completed with equipment and support from a variety of vendors to include Lifeport, Air Comm, Genesys, Paravion, Technisonic, Honeywell, Garmin, Dart, AAI and ASU.

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Feb
24
2016

DART Aerospace launches two new AW139 accessories: The Heavy Duty Heli-Access-StepTM and the Quick Release Maintenance Step.

Posted by jhadmin

Hawkesbury – (February 25, 2016) – DART Aerospace continues to lead in product development with the launch of high quality accessories for the AW139: The Heavy Duty Heli-Access-StepTM and the Quick Release Maintenance Step.

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Feb
24
2016

DART Aerospace debuts its new Approved Maintenance Center network with emphasis on safety, savings, and efficiency at Heli-Expo 2016

Posted by jhadmin

Hawkesbury – (February 24, 2016) - DART’s new Approved Maintenance Center network will make its official debut at Heli-Expo 2016. DART will showcase its success stories on landing gear, emergency flotation equipment and repair & overhaul services, reinforcing DART’s dedication to innovation, technology and efficiency.

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Jan
13
2016

DART LAUNCHES NORTH AMERICAN AMC NETWORK

Posted by jhadmin

(Hawkesbury – January, 2016) –DART Aerospace announces the launch of its new Approved Maintenance Centre (AMC) network. By establishing this new network, DART allows small and medium size helicopter operators and private owners to have access in their region to dedicated partners qualified to offer DART aftermarket solutions. In addition to this proximity service, the AMC partners can offer DART solutions with very competitive terms.

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Dec
16
2015

PA100 PUREair Engine Protection System for the H125 / AS350 and the H130 Successfully Completes Falling and Blowing Snow Trials

Posted by jhadmin

Hawkesbury – (December 15, 2015) –The PA100 PUREair System is ready for in-flight missions in falling and blowing snow conditions after successfully completing falling and blowing snow flight testing . The PA100 is now fully approved by TCCA, FAA and ANAC with no operational limitations. The PA100 continuously removes falling and blowing snow and will not clog during flight. Harsh operating environments can now be faced head on with confidence and security, and snowy and severe conditions are longer a hindrance for a safe and successful flight or mission.

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Jun
16
2015

DART Aerospace Receives FAA STC for PA100 PUREair System for H125/AS350/EC130 Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

DART Aerospace proudly announces that the PA100 PUREair System, the next generation engine protection system for Airbus’ H125, AS350 and EC130 families of helicopters, has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The STC allows operators to install the equipment on their helicopters.

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Jun
08
2015

DART's R66 Primary Cargo Hook: FAA, TCCA, EASA and ANAC Approved

Posted by jhadmin

Already approved by Transport Canada, FAA and EASA, the DART Cargo Hook now opens up the utility market to R66 operators in Brazil. The easy-to-install DART R66 Primary Cargo Hook is designed to mount directly to the belly of the aircraft, providing safety and efficiency for all utility missions. With a lift capacity of 1,015 lb. (460 kg), the hook utilizes an electrical release system and a manual backup to jettison the load, essential for aerial operations. DART provides all you need for your aerial work at one place: plasma long lines, hooks, swivels and more.

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Mar
26
2015

DART R66 CARGO HOOK: NOW FAA AND EASA APPROVED

Posted by jhadmin

The easy to install DART Hook is designed to mount directly to the belly of the aircraft, providing safety and efficiency for all your utility missions. With a lift capacity of 1,015-lb, the hook utilizes an electrical release system as well as a manual backup to jettison the load, ideal for your aerial operations. Approved by Transport Canada in 2014, the DART Hook now opens up the utility market to R66 operators located in the U.S. and in Europe.

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Feb
25
2015

DART to showcase an AW139 aircraft featuring its latest lightweight equipment at Heli-Expo

Posted by jhadmin

This year, DART will be showcasing a full AW139 aircraft featuring its cutting-edge Emergency Float System with Integrated Liferafts as well as its AW139 Lightweight Interior Ceiling Panels, Maintenance Steps, Door Accessories, Engine Wash System, Protector Kits and more.

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