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We are pleased to introduce …

Our AS350/EC130 Crash-Resistant Fuel Tank

Designed in co-operation with Robertson Fuel Systems LLC, this direct replacement primary fuel tank features a number of important safety enhancements, including the introduction of all-new modernized fuel retention technology and the strategic relocation of certain critical components to further enhance safety and ease of maintenance. 


 Safety Features: 
 • Bladder equipped FAR Part 27 FAA crash-resistant design
 • Self-sealing breakaway valve to prevent fuel leakage
 • Vent system roll-over protection
 • Vent system flame arrestor
 • Crash-resistant recessed sump drain valve 


Ease of Maintenance Features: 
 • Low installation time
 • Modern fuel quantity transmitter that works with existing gauges, both analogue and VEMD
 • Quick change cartridge style boost pump, replaceable without draining fuel
 • Independent low fuel level sensor
 • All main components accessible at the bottom cover plate 
 • Increased inspection interval on the fuel pump
 • Single or dual pump configurations

Vector is also working closely with Onboard Systems to ensure that the new retrofittable AS350/EC130 crash-resistant fuel tank remains compatible with Onboard’s industry-proven cargo swing solutions for the AStar family.

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Vector is also working closely with Onboard Systems to ensure that the new retrofittable AS350/EC130 crash-resistant fuel tank remains compatible with Onboard’s industry-proven cargo swing solutions for the AStar family.

 

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Crash-Resistant Primary Fuel System
The Vector team is proud to be working cooperatively with Robertson Fuel Systems to develop and certify a new Crash-Resistant Primary Fuel System (CRPFS) for AS350 and EC130 helicopters. The direct replacement tank incorporates multiple safety enhancements and increased fuel capacity.

Robertson Fuel Systems is the leading provider of crash-resistant fuel systems in the aviation industry in the defense, and now civil aviation industry. Since 1976, their mission and legacy is to ensure the safety of those who protect us and to provide survivable fuel solutions on the ground and in the air.

 The combination of Vector Aerospace’s FAA certification expertise and Robertson’s leadership developing survivable auxiliary fuel tanks for military helicopters is a powerful collaboration that will bring an important new safety-enhancing product to the civilian helicopter market. 
 
         

To learn more about Robertson Fuel Systems and its wide-range of crash resistant fuel systems capability, visit them at http://www.robertsonfuelsystems.com/