Bladestrike Posted January 28, 2004 Report Share Posted January 28, 2004 "the EC 155 B is the only helicopter in its class to offer the advantage of an optional deicing system" from http://www.helis.com/news/2000/ec155ifr.htm http://www.awgnet.com/shownews/02nbaa/newsmk18.htm "Pino reports a planned increase in S-76 production at the Sikorsky plant in Stratford, Conn., and says that future enhancements to the aircraft may include a boost to its Turbomeca Arriel 2S2 engines so as to be able to add an extra passenger, noise reductions both inside and outside the aircraft, and all-weather capability, including deicing." and yes the Blackhawks are deiced; http://www.crrel.usace.army.mil/techpub/fa...ts/pdfs/105.pdf and "NBAA 2002: TOP STORIES AIRFRAMES AVIONICS E-BIZ FBOs FRACTIONALS INTELLIGENCE MAINTENANCE NEWSMAKERS ... ... a new 19-place civil helicopter." He refers to the ... and all-weather capability, including deicing. Deicing will be standard ... based on Sikorsky's Blackhawk and Seahawk military birds. ..." Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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