DART Aerospace launch extended gear for Bell 412

Wildcat Helicopters in Canada will be launch customer for DART Aerospace extended landing gear for Bell 412.
Bell 412EPl flying

Bell 412EPl flying.

DART Aerospace has announced the introduction of a 39 inch extended height landing gear for the Bell 412 helicopter and has named Wildcat Helicopters in Canada as the launch customer.

“We are excited that this project has come to a successful conclusion” said Ian Wilson, vice president of Operations for Wildcat Helicopters.

Alain Madore, vice-president, sales and marketing at DART Aerospace,l said: “DART has a long history of developing innovative and more durable landing gear. We are pleased to offer this new option to Wildcat, our longtime customer, in an effort to help them address their firefighting mission needs. The announcement of this 39-inch extended height gear further demonstrates our dedication to our customers in terms of custom capabilities.”

The Bell 412 extended height landing gear has received Transport Canada and FAA approvals. The EASA approval is expected shortly.

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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