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DART Helicopter Services Announces EASA Approval of the Apical AW139 Liferaft Kit.

dsc00894Nov. 26, 2007 - DART Helicopter Services has announced that their subsidiary Apical Industries Inc., has received EASA approval of their Liferaft Kit for AW139 model aircraft.


November 26, 2007
By Corrie

dsc00894Nov. 26, 2007 – DART Helicopter Services has announced that their subsidiary Apical Industries Inc., has received EASA approval of their Liferaft Kit for AW139 model aircraft.

The Liferaft Kit has been previously approved by both the FAA and Transport Canada.

The Apical Liferaft Kit is composed of two externally mounted Liferaft Pod Assemblies and a Liferaft Inflation Reservoir with a mechanical activation system. The Liferaft Pod Assemblies consists of an aluminum mounting structure, a fabric top cover, carbon fiber bottom cover, a 10 man reversible liferaft and an integrated passenger step.  
The 10 man Reversible Liferaft consists of a twin tube design, a canopy and a survival kit. Both liferafts are inflated with a single Liferaft Reservoir Assembly. The Reversible Liferaft also has a 15-man overload capacity and meets all the TS0-C70a requirements.
The Apical Liferafts are deployed using the mechanical Liferaft inflation system consisting of two cockpit mounted T-Handle levers which are mounted along the pilot and co-pilot’s door frame, and one T-Handle mounted on the passenger compartment subfloor which is easily accessible through the access panel.

Additional Benefits of theAW139 Liferaft Kits:

  •  Plumbing, Pull Cables and hardware are included for installation
  •  No Change in aircraft limitations
  •  Exchange Program Available

DART Helicopter Services LLC  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 400 STC’s and manufacture over 500 products.  With its highly trained and knowledgeable North American and International sales team, DART Helicopter Services distributes more than 1300 aftermarket products to over 120 countries. For further information, please call N. American Sales 1 (800) 556 4166 or 1 (613) 632 3336 or  Int’l Sales 1 (246) 420 7282 sales@darthelicopterservices.com


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