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Sandel's Gerry Block Receives HAI's 2012 Safety Award

Posted Sunday, February 12, 2012 Posted in Industry News

Salute to Excellence AgustaWestland Safety Award given for work on terrain avoidance

Sandel Avionics Inc. has announced that its President and CEO, Gerry Block, has been awarded the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Salute to Excellence AgustaWestland Safety Award, honoring his work in advancing the state of terrain avoidance and warning systems (TAWS) and, in particular, developing the Sandel ST3400H HeliTAWS™ wire and terrain avoidance system. In announcing the award, HAI noted that TAWS and helicopter TAWS have "saved untold numbers of lives by helping pilots avoid controlled flight into terrain."

Maximizing Your Awareness

Posted Monday, August 26, 2013 Posted in Industry News

Vertical Magazine Article on Sandel HeliTAWS

Maximizing Your Awareness

Story and photos by Dan Magna

Sandel’s updated ST3400H HeliTAWS offering raises the bar in helicopter terrain awareness and warning systems and exposes a need for the industry to update its TAWS standards.