December 18, 2019
Genesys Aerosystems IDU-680 proves again to be the best selection for special mission operators around the world
Mineral Wells, TX (December 18, 2019) – Genesys Aerosystems, the leading provider of integrated avionics systems for military and civil customers, announced today that the IDU-680 EFIS displays earned FAA Supplemental Type Certification for the Bell 412EP and 412 helicopters. The architecture for these platforms includes four IDU-680s with full avionics integration, and EICAS engine and warning displays.
The Level A certified IDU-680 EFIS utilizes ADAHRS and GPS SBAS data for precision aircraft operation including RNP and LPV approaches, and Genesys’ patented OASIS (Open Architecture System Integration Symbology) to display engine information and CAS messages. The system also integrates with select radios and weather radar and offers expansion ports supporting a path for future growth. The STC meets all IFR regulations, increasing the mission capabilities, dispatch ability, and usefulness of the aircraft. Additionally, the IDU-680 comes standard with:
- 3D Synthetic Vision
- Highway-In-The-Sky (HITS) navigation
- Geo-referenced Hover Vector
- Helicopter TAWS (HTAWS)
- Graphical Flight Management System (FMS)
- Digital flight recorder
- NVIS compatibility
- MIL-STD qualification
- Search and Rescue patterns
- And more
“This is a great solution for our special mission customers who are looking to extend their fleet capabilities by modernizing their avionics with the rugged and dependable IDU-680,” says Nick Bogner, Director of Business Development with Genesys Aerosystems. “Our OASIS technology allows us to tailor the IDU-680 to the aircraft systems seamlessly,” Bogner added.
The IDU-680 can be customized to Bell (and other) airframes using the Genesys OASIS. OASIS allows low-cost integration of aircraft systems and allows for centralized EICAS (Engine Indication and Crew Alerting System) messages, simplifying the instrument scan and reducing workload in critical phases of flight.
Pricing is subject to final avionics architecture.
About Genesys Aerosystems:
Genesys Aerosystems is a leading provider of integrated avionics systems for military and civil customers. Genesys Aerosystems' avionics systems can be offered individually or integrated to provide an entire cockpit. Its synthetic vision Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS) revolutionized safety in low-level flight operations and is now approved on more than 700 aircraft and helicopter models. Genesys Aerosystems' Helicopter Stability Augmentation System and Autopilot (HeliSAS) adds to its extensive range of S-TEC autopilot solutions and brings added safety within the reach of a host of operators for whom such systems were previously too expensive and heavy. For more information, visit www.genesys-aerosystems.com.
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