February 28, 2007 - Enstrom Helicopter and Chelton Flight Systems, Inc. Chelton Flight Systems, part of the Cobham Avionics & Surveillance Division, has been chosen to supply the Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS) for Enstrom Helicopter Corporations’ Model 480B program. Enstrom Helicopter will certify the Chelton EFIS as a part of the factory type certificate (TC) for the 480B turbine line of helicopters. This factory-installed configuration is expected to be available in late 3Q 2007. The installation will include 2 Chelton EFIS displays, the newest release 6.0B software, Chelton’s new compact digital air data and attitude/heading reference system, (ADAHRS), along with Chelton’s latest technology Beta 3 GPS/WAAS (Wide Area Augmentation System) receiver. The system also features a synthetic vision primary flight display, dual integrated FMS, Class-B (or –A capable) helicopter TAWS (Terrain Awareness and Warning System), a master caution voice warning system, HITS (Highway-In-The-Sky navigation), a digital flight recorder, and Chelton’s unique hover vector display. The system is NVG (Night Vision Goggle) friendly.
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