Sierra Nevada Corp. has selected Parker Aerospace Gas Turbine Fuel Systems division’s thermal-management equipment to cool and heat its autonomous landing system (HALS) on Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters. Sierra Nevada has a contract to fulfill the degraded visual environments (DVE) operational-needs statement issued by the U.S. Army aviation-networks mission-planning program directorate.
Ram Company, a specialist in electromechanical and fluid management design, is exhibiting at the NBAA show for the first time and is promoting its solenoid valve line and the company’s next step involving solenoid/manifold integration.
Industria Controls, a French subsidiary of California-based Circor Aerospace, has been selected by Claverham Ltd to provide an integrated pressure switch for the Eurocopter/ Harbin Aircraft EC175 medium twin helicopter. The hydraulic component is supposed to be environmentally friendly–with zero leakage–as well as vibration- and fire-proof. Testing is to start by year-end.