EASA Approval of DART Round-I-Beam™ Skidtubes
October 19, 2007 By Corrie
Oct. 18, 2007 - DART Helicopter Services has announced that their affiliated partner, DART Aerospace Ltd, has received EASA approval of their revolutionary Round-I-Beam™ skidtube for the Bell 206/A/B/L/L1/L3/L4/407 models.
ensure that DART can fulfill the landing gear requirements of all
operators, the DART Round-I- Beam™ skidtubes have been designed for
compatibility with DART, OEM and equivalent crosstubes.
Float Skidtubes come standard with Stainless Steel Wearplates and
Wearpads for improved corrosion resistance. Additional anti-corrosion
measures are utilized in the production of all DART Skidtubes to
provide a high quality and durable product.
DART Round-I-Beam™ skidtubes are also available for the following aircraft models
- 204, 205, 212, 412, UH-1
- Bell 210, AB412, AB412EP
- AS 350, AS 355
- EC 135
- BO 105
- SA 315B
- BK 117 (approval pending)
206 series and 407 Skidtubes, like many of the Dart skidtubes, are
LH/RH interchangeable which allows operators to reduce their inventory.
This, coupled with the proven durability of the product, ensures an
overall cost savings to operators," commented Jeff Shapiro, CEO of Dart
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