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AFS adds AW119 Ke helicopter certification

a119_cropped_290March 28, 2008, St. Louis, MO – Aerospace Filtration Systems, Inc. (AFS) has received an amendment to its current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the AgustaWestland AW119 to include the new Ke model.


March 28, 2008
By Corrie
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 AFS filters are now available for the AW119 Ke Helicopter.

March 28, 2008, St. Louis, MO – Aerospace Filtration Systems, Inc.
(AFS) has received an amendment to its current Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) Supplemental Type
Certificate (STC) for the AgustaWestland AW119 to include the new Ke
model.

The approval clears the way for operators of this enhanced version of the Koala to utilize a proven filtration solution.  The Koala IBF system is already in use by AW119 operators across the globe performing a variety of missions including law enforcement, firefighting, utility and maritime surveillance. 

AFS is the industry leader in the design, development and manufacture of high-performance engine IBF systems for commercial and military propulsion systems.  The company manufactures certified IBF solutions for the Eurocopter AS350 B/BA/B1/B2/B3 (AS350D/SD/SD2-Soloy STC), AgustaWestland AW119 Koala, Bell 205A1, 206B, 407, 206L-3/4, 206L-1(C30) and MD Helicopters MD 369 (MD 500H/D/E/F Series) and MD 900/902 Explorer.  IBF systems for the Eurocopter EC 130, Bell 430 and AgustaWestland AW139 are in development. 

AFS is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Donaldson Company, Inc.  Traded on the NYSE under the symbol DCI, Donaldson is a member of the S&P MidCap 400 Index.  Additional company information for AFS and DCI is available at www.afsfilters.com  and www.donaldson.com


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