WHY WE LEAD Safety Features

Safety Features

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WASSB 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 of construction 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 WASSB 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

  Auxiliary Fuel Tank

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