Lighting & Safety Feature Stories
An Astronics Max-Viz 600 EVS has flown for 6,000 flight hours and 1.1 million nautical miles over 10 years.
Lighting is the unsung hero of a VIP or business jet cabin environment. Hardworking yet quiet, lighting helps set an overall mood, prepares people for productive or relaxing activities, and illuminates the tasks at hand.
Recently, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) launched a research project to study operational concepts for the use of enhanced flight vision systems (EFVS) in helicopters.
For Rotorcraft, Lighting Innovations Enhance Safety and Improve Operational Efficiencies in Next-Gen Rotorcraft
Rotorcraft are required to work in some of the most challenging environments, and a simple light failure can cause increased workload on a pilot and even halt a mission due to regulatory requirements.