Avionics providers advance safety kit ahead of the regulatory hammer
By John Croft
A light single-engine turbine helicopter buzzes a lake and pulls up to strafe the nearby craggy mountain peaks on moonless January night. Conditions that might otherwise be ingredients of an all-too-familiar chain of events leading to a crash site, on this particular night were rendered harmless by the 3-in., brightly colored back-lit display on the bottom right side of N547SA’s panel.
Article provided by Aviation Week Business & Commercial Aviation. May 2013