Ansat helicopters, produced at the Kazan Helicopter Plant of Russian Helicopters (part of Rostec State Corporation), will now be able to carry an added 150 to 200...
H130 lightweight medical interior receives STC
LifePort, a Sikorsky company, announced on 11 October that it has been granted a supplemental type certificate (STC) by the US Federal Aviation Administration to equip Airbus H130 aircraft with a lightweight medical interior. The firm said the modular system can be easily reconfigured, modified or removed from the helicopter in two hours after initial installation. It includes a MedPak Advanced Life Support (ALS) services module in the baggage compartment including oxygen, vacuum, and compressed air; a MedDeck rotating stretcher system; and electrical outlets and USB ports for carry-on equipment. The system uses the seat track, so that the co-pilot seat can be re-installed when the stretcher system is removed. LifePort said the interior can accommodate patient stretchers or incubators, and weighs in at some 100 pounds (45 kg) less than alternate systems.
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The service, named Irish...
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