Helicopter MRO Services

Design

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An experienced CAANZ certified Part 146 Design Organisation

Salus Aviation is an experienced CAANZ certified Part 146 Design Organisation with a team who can undertake any and all stages of design change approval for your aircraft.
We can offer complete turn-key solutions working in conjunction with our Part 148 Manufacturing certification to get new equipment working on your aircraft including:

• Preliminary design, guidance on regulatory requirements and general scoping
• Analysis of structures, fatigue, aerodynamics, performance, electrical systems, etc
• Prototype build and test
• Flight testing
• Liaison with regulators (CAANZ, FAA, EASA, TCCA, CASA) for STC approval
• Repair and DTA Analysis using FEA (Finite Element Analysis)
• Aircraft and Powerplant performance analysis and predication
• Avionics Equipment Integration and Electrical System Design
• NVG compatible cockpit and cabin solutions

BK117 Cargo Hook

With a carrying capacity of up to 1200kg, the Cargo Hook Kit utilises the Onboard Systems Cargo Hook and provides an approved alternative to existing Siren cargo hook systems. Hydraulic or manual release options are available and a stowage bracket provides a provision for the hook when not in use.

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BK117 Cargo Hook

Airbus AS350 Spray System

Our AS350 Spray System is used and highly recommended by many of New Zealand and Australia's leading agriculture operators, making complex spraying missions safe, simple and easy.

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airbus as350 spray system

Airbus AS350 / AS355 Cargo Pod

Our AS350 and AS355 cargo pods have been specifically designed to meet operator demand from various aviation industries including heliskiing, tourism and routine utility operations.

Standard colour is gloss white, but customised colours are available to colour match to your helicopter.

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airbus cargo pod

MD500 Spray System

Our high strength, low weight MD500 spray system is easy to use and install, and allows increased productivity and efficiency for agricultural operators.

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MD500 Spray System

Airbus AS350 Bike Rack

Our Airbus AS350 Bike Rack is a high quality and effective addition to any AS350 operator wanting to increase their mission profile by tapping into the tourism and adventure markets. Made from aluminium alloy, our bike rack holds up to 6 bikes and can be configured to either the left hand, right hand or both. Can be powder coated to your choice of colour.

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Get in touch with our team if you have an alternative aircraft model and would like to explore bike rack options.

Airbus AS350 Bike Rack

Airbus AS350 Pilot Seat Shift Kit

Our AS350 Seat Shift Kit increases the safety of external load operations, allowing the pilot to adjust the seat up to 100mm outboard in order to reach controls easily whilst the seat is fully slid out. Compatible with both Crashworthy and Non-Crashworthy seats, our seat shift kit includes extensions to both the collective control and right hand pedal.

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Airbus AS350 Pilot Seat Shift Kit

Airbus AS350 Cargo Swing System

Our AS350 Cargo Swing System includes a cargo hook swing frame and restraint cables for external load operations, compatible with electrical and hydraulic mechanical release hook installations. Our welded steel cargo swing frame allows for greater external load to be carried, with a greater range of motion and manoeuvres.

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Airbus AS350 Cargo Swing System

Airbus AS350 / AS355 Dual Front Seat Kit

This modification introduces the installation of a two place front seat to increase the passenger load, where the seat is installed in lieu of the co-pilots seat. The mounting plate allows for a swift configuration change from co-pilot to a Dual Front Seat.

  • Increases the passenger carrying capacity to seven
  • Mounting plate allows for quick configuration change
  • Options available for co-pilot seat type – bucket seat or dynamic seat, and all floor structure configurations
  • Mounting plate includes provision for co-pilot seat requirements and dual controls

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AS350 / 355 Dual Front Seat Kit

Customised Role Equipment on Demand

We can develop, manufacture and certify new products to suit your role equipment needs, whatever the scope and requirement.

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