Universal Avionics upgrades Sultan’s S-76B

Universal Avionics is providing advanced avionics for two Sikorsky S-76B helicopters operated by His Majesty the Sultan of Johor’s Royal Flight.

The upgrade provides three EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays (PFD-MFD-PFD) with Vision-1 Synthetic Vision System (SVS) and a UNS-1Fw Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS)-Flight Management System (FMS).

Design, certification and installation will take place at Universal Avionics authorised dealer, Heli-One Canada, in Delta, British Columbia.

Norm Matheis, Universal Avionics regional sales manager for Canada said: “This will be a stunning transformation of these helicopters for His Royal Highness. This package really is the perfect fit to future-proof VVIP and special missions S-76s.”

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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