Safety Features

Weststar Aviation Services operates the latest versions of helicopter that incorporates all the best safety enhancements as defined in the FAA/JAR29 Certification process. These regulations specify additional strength and engineering requirements to enhance flight safety.


In addition, the AW139 and AW189 aircraft are capable of full Class 1 performance onshore and offshore to enhance safety during take-off and landing.

Some of the additional features incorporated in Weststar Aviation Services aircraft are:

FADEC (Fully Authority Digital Engine Control)
TCAS (Traffic Collision Avoidance System)
HUMS (Health & Usage Monitoring Systems)
HFDM (Helicopter Flight Data Monitoring)
EGPWS (Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System)
SKYTRAC (Satellite based Tracking and Communication)
Automatically Deployed Floats with Sea State 6 ditching capability
Life Rafts
HEELS (Helicopter Emergency Exit Light System)
ADELT (Automatic Deployable ELT with Navigation interface and GPS)
VHF/FM Tactical radio (Very High Frequency / Frequency Modulation)
Auxiliary Fuel Tank