Cobham’s DACS Approved for Bell 429

 - March 31, 2010, 6:21 AM

Cobham’s digital audio control system (DACS) has been installed in and FAA approved on the first commercial delivery of an air medical Bell 429.

Air Methods installed the system at its Colorado headquarters. The light twin helicopter was scheduled for delivery last month and will operate from the company’s Mercy One hospital-based program in Des Moines.

The UK-based avionics specialist expects more STCs for other helicopters.