FAA approval for Onboard Systems cargo hook

Onboard Systems has announced that its new
cargo hook suspension system for the AgustaWestland A109/119 helicopter model
has been certified by the FAA and is available for purchase. Onboard has also
submitted the cargo hook suspension system to Transport Canada and EASA for certification in Canada and Europe,

“Customers have been asking Onboard to
develop an AgustaWestland A109/119 cargo hook suspension system for many years,
so we are pleased to be able to offer this product now,” said Karsten
Lemmon, vice president of sales and marketing for Onboard Systems. “We visited
many operators around the world to find out exactly what our customers wanted
to see in a new system for this aircraft, and we believe that our new system
provides all of the safety innovations and user-friendly features operators
want to see in this type of product.”

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: terry@corporatejetinvestor.com or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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