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Full Ice Protection System certification for the AW-189 helicopter
Farnborough, UK - It is the first super-medium class aircraft to have a FIPS
Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified the AW-189’s Full Ice Protection System (FIPS) clearing the way for the aircraft to operate in full icing conditions when other helicopters would be grounded. The EASA certification comes after three years of flight trials in Northern Europe and North America, during the winter months, to gather data and test t...
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