Mon, 10 October 2016

FEC Heliports to Provide HEMS-Star to Mexico and Philippines

FEC Heliports has signed a deal to supply HEMS-Star portable LED helipad lighting system to the Mexican and Philippines Navy.

The contracts mark the first sale of HEMS-Star to naval customers as well as the first sale in the Central America region.

Military customers work in the most exacting of conditions, so it is vital that they have the right equipment to do the job, said Fraser MacKay, Commercial Director at FEC Heliports Worldwide. We have vigorously tested HEMS-Star for a variety of military applications including its stability at the Sikorsky Development Flight Centre under the rotor wash of a CH-147 Chinook. We are especially pleased that two different naval customers have both independently selected HEMS-Star and are delighted to have broken into the Central American market. We look forward to doing more business in the region.

HEMS-Star is a rechargeable portable battery powered LED lighting system designed for rapid deployment to provide safe and effective marking at designated or ad-hoc landing areas. HEMS-Star is wireless enabled for pilot VHF activation. With NVG compatible red, blue, green, white visible LEDs and infra-red it is programmable to show steady -on, flash warning, location beacon or Morse Code and has optional automatic sunset switching.

A full case weighs only 10.6Kg and is rechargeable in its case via mains at 100-240V AC, vehicles at 13.5-28VDC, solar or wind power and is IP65 rated. 

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