Airbus Helicopters EC-135 T3H NVIS

November 2019 / EASA

Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for a Night Vision Imaging System (NVIS) compatible external and internal lighting of the EC-135 T3H (Helionix cockpit configuration).

It included category 2 flight tests in reference to EASA CS-27 and RTCA DO-275. The ground and flight test evaluation included the following areas:

  • Daylight control/display readability
  • Night unaided control/display readability
  • NVG compatibility
  • Reflections and glare
  • Operational suitability

MBB BO-105 Utility Mount

September 2018 / EASA

Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for a newly developed “utility-mount” used for a Shotover camera system on a MBB BO-105S helicopter.

It included category 2 flight tests in reference to EASA CS-27 for verification of

  • Flying Qualities
  • Performance
  • Vibration and Flutter
  • VNE

Agusta Bell 212 / Bell 412 FastFin®

November 2012 - March 2013 / BMLVS

Aim of the project was to verify the proposed statements including

  • improved hover out of ground effect (HOGE) loads,
  • improved hover-hold in challenging crosswinds,
  • improved stability in all hover operations and
  • elimination of loss of tail rotor effectiveness (LTE).

It included category 4 flight tests of the BLR Aerospace FastFin® in reference to EASA CS-29 for verification of

  • Flying Qualities
  • Performance

Agusta Bell 212 Mid-Life Update

April 2010 - March 2017 / BMLVS

Aim of the project was the issuance of a supplemental type certificate (STC) for the Agusta Bell 212 Mid-Life Update. The focus was on reducing the pilot´s work load while increasing the situational awareness and flight safety.

It included software development, cockpit layout definition and category 2, 3 and 4 ground and flight tests in reference to EASA CS-29, RTCA DO-229C, RTCA DO-200A and ARINC 424-18 for evaluation and verification of the new

  • Avionics systems– Mission management system, communication and integrated navigation systems
  • Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) – Symbology development, HMD-design with respect to operational requirements
  • Night Vision Goggles (NVG) – Helicopter interior and exterior lighting to meet NVG lighting specifications