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Simplex gets ANAC approval for R44 spray system

June 12, 2015  By Carey Fredericks

Simplex Aerospace has been granted validation of Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the Brazilian Agencia Nacional de Dviacao Civil (ANAC) for its Model 244 Agricultural Spray System for the Robinson R44 helicopter. The Brazilian ANAC approval, CST# 2015S05-06, gives Brazilian helicopter operators the opportunity to meet contract requirements in Brazil’s growing agricultural industry.

The Brazil ANAC approval of the 244 STC is one of several foreign certifications Simplex has received for its FAA certified agricultural spray systems in the last few years. Other recent approvals include Mexican DGAC approvals for the Model 208 (Bell 407) and Model 210 (AS 350&355) spray systems, and Chinese CAAC VSTC approvals for Bell 407 Agricultural Spray System. These recent approvals are another example of Simplex’s commitment to providing certified aerial application equipment to operators in all parts of the world.

The Simplex Aerospace 244 Agricultural Spray system comes with superior support and long term performance. Mark Zimmerman, president and CEO of Simplex Aerospace, said the Model 244, “Has received several upgrades in recent years making it the most cost effective system available for the Robinson R44 series”. He added that the Model 244 Spray System, “Gives customers peace of mind they are receiving a long term solution for their needs along with an experienced and customer oriented in house engineering and technical team to keep them flying and working”.  Each new Model 244 Spray System comes with a one-year warranty and customer support for the life of the system.

Simplex Aerospace Agricultural Spray systems are a critical tool in agricultural spray operations. They are trusted by private operators and government agencies for their durability, reliability, and efficiency in agricultural spray and insect control missions. Simplex Aerospace is committed to producing the most advanced certified Agricultural Spray systems on the market with the features and quality customers demand.



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