Kelham’s Helicopter Profiles the Latest Advances in Helicopter Technology

February 25, 2008 – Kelham’s helicopter profiles the latest advances in helicopter technology that provide increased performance, safety and reliability; including the integration of the industry-leading SAGEM/ACROHELIPRO glass cockpit solution utilizing the Eagle Helicopters’ AS350 STC. Kelham’s aircraft is the first glass cockpit integration in a Turbomeca engine equipped AS350 in Canada, which also features the new FDC filter installation. The helicopter will be on display at FDC Aerofilter’s booth (# 537).

Kelham, ACROHELIPRO and SAGEM are excited to jointly participate in the world’s largest helicopter event as it allows them to profile the industry-leading glass cockpit display system, which Vector and SAGEM are successfully making more widely-available to helicopter operators in North America, and around the globe.

Since the exciting launch of the system at HAI 2007, ACROHELIPRO and SAGEM have made the cutting-edge technology which offers distinct advantages including enhanced performance and reliability, superior quality and reduced operating costs, available on a variety of platforms including:

Bell 205 series / Bell 206 series / Eagle 212 / Bell 407 / Sikorsky S61 / Eurocopter AS350 / Robinson R44 and the MD500.

A variety of glass cockpit installations will be on display at HAI 2008, including a recently outfitted LAPD Bell 206 and an interactive cockpit simulator/display featuring glass installations for the Sikorsky S61, Bell 205 and Bell 212 models at ACROHELIPRO’s booth (#2843). As well, Sagem Avionics will exhibit an LAPD AS350 with dual glass installation, and a Bell 206 at their booth (#413)

This dynamic expansion of the glass cockpit product line is a direct result of the combined resources of two industry-leaders; offering operators the advantage of SAGEM’s world-class avionics solution and ACROHELIPRO’s expertise experience and derived from successfully developing Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) and performing in excess of 460 installations, upgrades and legacy retro-fits in a variety of helicopter platforms.

For more information on glass cockpit solutions, visit ACROHELIPRO GLOBAL SERVICES at booth # 2843, and SAGEM Avionics at booth 413.