BOOST Human External Cargo Systems Announces Approval of HEC Personnel Carrying Device Systems (PCDS) for Transport Category Rotorcraft
Boost Human External Cargo Systems, the global provider of fully certified human external cargo systems, personnel carrying device systems (PCDS), and related training services announces its BOOST Personnel Carrying Device System for transport category rotorcraft recently received TCCA approval.
HEC operators are now able to meet HEC requirements when using a dual hook system on the Bell 205, 212 and 412 as well as the Airbus H145 by adding the TCCA-certified BOOST Systems’ PCDS.
Jeff Yarnold, vice president of operations, explains, “This STC covers everything below the HEC hook: the Y-rope lanyard, suspension line, rigging plate and personnel carrying device system. Not only do we supply this system with the certified BOOST HEC Systems, but this STC also covers using our PCDSs with other manufacturers’ dual hook systems for the Bell 205, 212, 412 and Airbus H145. The FAA approval is pending, and we continue to work on additional certifications to provide more fully approved solutions.”
Boost Systems offers a complete line of HEC systems certified by TCCA, FAA, CAAC, ANAC, and EASA for a wide range of helicopter models and fully compliant accessories, including HEC dual hook systems, approved PCDS, and Boost Systems’ Generation II HEC Suspension Lines, which are the most advanced suspension lines available today. Boost Systems also provides world-class training for HEC operations.