Sandel TAWS Selected for NASA Program

Posted Tuesday, October 11 2011 as Company News

NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards AFB is the agency's premier installation for atmospheric flight research and operations

Sandel Avionics has announced that its ST3400 Terrain Avoidance Warning System (TAWS) has been chosen by the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC), Edwards, CA, to equip F-18 and F-15 support aircraft. Located in the western Mojave Desert, Dryden Flight Research Center is NASA's primary center for flight research and operations, currently working on projects involving automatic collision avoidance technology, instrument performance and aviation safety enhancement, among many others.

"Sandel is proud to contribute to the safety of flight for such a prestigious and demanding research organization as NASA, especially in these high-performance aircraft," stated Jerry Henry, Director of Sales for Sandel.

Sandel Avionics, located in Vista, California, is a privately held company that provides compact integrated display systems for business aviation, air transport and regional, and rotary-wing aircraft. Recent successes include the company’s best-selling, turbine-class ST3400 TAWS and its 4-ATI retrofit primary flight displays, and its new HeliTAWS™ is the helicopter industry’s first complete helicopter safety solution. Additional information can be found at