EASA Certifies Sandel HeliTAWS

Posted Thursday, October 09 2014 as Company News

With the ETSO for HeliTAWS, Sandel Avionics can proudly state that all of its products are FAA and EASA certified.

EASA Certifies Sandel HeliTAWS

VISTA, Cal., October 10, 2014 – Vista, CA – Sandel Avionics, Inc., the global leader in wire, terrain, and obstacles alerting technology for helicopters, today announced it has received European Technical Standard Order (ETSO) Authorization from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for its Sandel ST3400H HeliTAWS®. 

Sandel HeliTAWS meets all requirements specified in the EASA’s ETSO-C113―Airborne Multipurpose Electronic Displays, ETSO-C194―Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning System (HTAWS), ETSO-2C87―Airborne Low-Range Radio Altimeter (INC), and ETSO-C118―Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS-I) (INC).

“The granting of ETSO certificate for HeliTAWS by EASA illustrates the robust validation of Sandel Products,” said Reb L. Risty, Director of Marketing & Communications for Sandel. “Along with the recent Russian Service Bulletin, equivalent to an FAA STC, of HeliTAWS, this is a major milestone for Sandel Avionics to promote safety in the international airspace.”

HeliTAWS is a 3-ATI self-contained, high-performance HTAWS. Its proprietary alerting technology, TruAlert, enables pilots to take off, cruise, hover and land at off-airport locations without triggering nuisance alerts.

With the ETSO for HeliTAWS, Sandel Avionics can proudly state that all of its products are FAA and EASA certified. Sandel holds FAA TSOs, and ETSO authorizations for the ST3400H, ST3400, SN3500, SN4500, SA4550 and SG102.