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Exceedence Trend Monitoring System for the AS350 Powered with Arriel 1 and LTS101 Engines

AKV Inc., an affiliated partner of DART Helicopter Services, announces receipt of Transport Canada approval for its new ETM1000 Exceedence and Trend Monitoring System. AKV Inc.’s Exceedence Trend Monitoring System is designed to continuously monitor and record all engine and drive train parameters for values in excess of the airframe and engine operating limitations and records all parameters for trending purposes to a removable SD card. AKV’s ETM1000 provides a complete affordable solution for exceedence monitoring and data trending. The company’s goal is to provide today’s technology in an affordable package that is easy to install and provide the ultimate in assurance for all operators. FAA approval has been previously received, EASA approval is pending.

System Signals Recorded by the ETM1000:

• N1 Gas Producer

• N2 Power Turbine

• Nr Rotor

• T4 (MGT) Temperature

• Tq Torque

• Outside Air Temperature

• Pressure Altitude

• Flight Timer

• Eng. Run Timer

• Starts

• Airspeed switch

Additional System Features:

• Custom graphing software for data viewing

• Field Programmable

• Power Check Recording Feature

• Satellite Data uplink and WiFi connectivity

• Future option for vibration accelerometers (Mini-Hums)

• Connects to all existing engine and airframe signal generators

• Includes the complete airframe wiring harness

• Instrument panel pushbutton / annunciators for pilot interface

• Standard and optional pushbutton mounting

• Audio side tone for the pilot’s headset

Additional model Helicopters will be added to include the Bell and McDonald Douglas series.