KPNX-TV AS350 Electronic News Gathering

This AS350B2 is one of the 150+ helicopters Wysong has customized for Electronic News Gathering (ENG). This particular aircraft came to us brand new from American Eurocopter. In addition to the ENG customization package, a new aircraft completion was performed including paint, avionics, and airframe kits. The following is an overview of the particular services performed:


ENG System Consisted of:

  • Cineflex Gyro Stabilized HD Camera System
  • 2 ea. Talent Cameras and 1 ea. Aircraft Tail Camera
  • 8×8 Video Switching System
  • Video Recorder
  • 2 Ghz TX/RX Microwave Downlink System
  • 4 ea. Video Monitors
  • 2 ea. FM Radios and 1 ea. Scanner
  • 3 ea. Audio Control Panels w/ Audio Mixing System
  • Video Record/Editing System


Aircraft Completion Consisted of:

  • Exterior Paint
  • Air Conditioner
  • Garmin GNS 430/530 GPS/NAV/COMs
  • Bendix King KCS 55A w/ KI-825 Digital EHSI
  • Garmin GTX 330 Mode S Transponder
  • Shadin Fuel Flow System
  • Geneva Avionics/Circuit Breaker Console
  • Artex ELT


Careflight Med-Trans EMS Bell 407


This Bell 407 was completed and customized for Emergency Medical Services. It arrived at Wysong straight from the Bell factory in new “green” condition. This was one of the many 407s we have completed for EMS this year.  The completion included paint, EMS interior, avionics, and numerous airframe modifications. The following is an overview of the particular services performed.

EMS 407

Exterior Airframe Modifications

  • Full exterior paint utilizing Dupont Imron paint and clear
  • Air Comm Air Conditioner and Heater
  • Tanis Aircraft Component Pre-Heater
  • Preflight step kit
  • AFS Engine Inlet Barrier Filter
  • Automatic Door Openers
  • AAI Super Nightscanner
  • Wysong Scene Lighting
  • Wysong Tail Rotor Recognition Light
  • Wire Strike Protection System



EMS Interior

  • Oxygen/Air System
  • Lifeport Med Deck, Floor Pan, and Pilot Barrier
  • Wysong Center Seat Area Mounting System
  • Wysong Center Console w/ horizontal and vertical equipment mounts
  • Overhead Equipment Mount
  • Overhead LED Patient Lighting w/ Adjustable Dimming
  • Lifeport Blackout Curtains
  • Wysong Overhead Audio Panel Mount w/ O2 fitting and AC outlet
  • AC Power System and Shore Power w/Relay
  • Wysong Narcotics Lock Box
  • Soft Goods-Pouches and Netting


Avionics and Safety Equipment

  • NAT AA-95/AMS 44 Audio System
  • Garmin GNS530W/430W GPS/NAV/COM/GS
  • Garmin GTX 300 Mode C/S Transponder
  • Garmin HTAWS
  • FreeFlight Radar Altimeter
  • Honeywell Marker Beacon
  • Skytrac Flight Following and Sat Phone System
  • Garmin XM Weather Interface
  • KCS-55A Gyro System w/ KI-525A HSI
  • ASU NVG Modified Cockpit
  • Technisonic VHF/UHF/800 MHz Radio System




1986 Bell 206 L3 Refurbishment

Panel – After

Panel – Before

This 1986 Bell LongRanger is used for corporate transportation in the midwestern US. It is one of many extensive refurbishment projects that Wysong has performed on existing airframes. A brief overview of the process is as follows:


  • Complete strip and repaint exterior with Dupont Imron paint and clearcoat
  • Removal of 206L IFR dual-bus electrical system
  • Conversion to standard electrical configuration
  • Window replacement


Avionics Improvements:

  • New Custom Instrument Panel
  • HeliSAS  Autopilot System
  • Garmin G500H EFIS with Synthetic Vision
  • Garmin GNS 430 WAAS upgrade
  • Garmin GDL 69A Weather and XM Radio
  • Avidyne TAS 605 Traffic System
  • Garmin GTX 330 Mode S Transponder

Interior Improvements:

  • Interior Paint
  • Restoration of Cyclic / Collective
  • Replacement of plastic trim
  • Overhead panel inserts with matching leather
  • Carpet
  • Leather seats & pouches
  • Seatbelt re-webbing
  • Hardware plating
  • Air Comm Heater

Corporate Bell 407

Wysong refurbished this beautiful Bell 407 helicopter for a corporate customer located in the northeastern United States. The refurbishment included paint, interior, and a completely updated avionics package. The following is an overview of the particular services performed-

Exterior Airframe Modifications/Additions

  • Full Strip and Repaint utilizing Dupont Imron paint and clear
  • Modification of the cabin doors to high visibility windows
  • Installation of snow baffles with a quick removal Dzus fastener kit
  • Preflight step kit
  • AFS Engine Inlet Barrier Filter
  • All new cowling hardware


Cabin Interior/Comfort

  • Recover seats with leather
  • New wool carpet
  • Bose noise cancelling headsets
  • XM radio
  • AM/FM/CD/MP3 Player
  • DVD player w/ monitor
  • Bluetooth Cell Phone interface
  • Audio Passenger Isolation w/ Pilot Call button


Avionics and Safety Equipment

  • Chelton Flight Logic EFIS system w/ HTAWS and Highway in the Sky Feature
  • PMA 7000B audio panel system
  • Garmin GNS530W GPS/NAV/COM/GS
  • Garmin GTX 300 Mode C/S Transponder
  • Avidyne TAS 610 Traffic Advisory System
  • Wysong FLIR EVS camera system
  • Precise Flight Pulse Light system
  • 3 Position Strobes



Firefighting Eurocopter AS350

 This new “green” Eurocopter AS350 AStar was completed by Wysong Enterprises for Helicopter Express, Inc., a Georgia based firefighting contractor. The completion work included the following items:


  • AFS Inlet Barrier Filter System
  • Facet Oil Filter Kit
  • Wire Strike Protection System
  • Onboard Systems Cargo Hook Swing Kit
  • Dart Vertical Reference Window
  • HeliTorch Provisions
  • 3-Color Dupont Imron Paint Scheme


  • NAT AMS 44 Audio System
  • Garmin GNC 420W GPS / COM
  • Bendix King KY 196A COM
  • Garmin GTX 330 Mode S Transponder
  • Technisonic TDFM 136 Digital FM Transceiver
  • Blue Sky Flight Following System
  • Flight Instrument Group