23 Oct, 12
Wysong Enterprises (Wysong) announced today from the Air Medical Transport Conference in Seattle that they have completed their 5th EMS Equipped Bell 407 this year and signed contracts for four more 407 aircraft completions this week. In addition to the 407s, Wysong also will begin work on another EMS Eurocopter AS-350 in January.
“We are honored that Emergency Medical Service operators trust us to complete their aircraft,” said Vice President of Wysong Enterprises, Inc., Rodney Wysong. “Our customers want someone who understands how all the systems and components work together for a total solution. Out team of experts research the latest technology, innovations and devices and work hard to make sure every system we install is in top operating condition. We understand in the EMS world, every second counts. That is why we strive to provide the best customer service and integration possible to give the men and women out there every tool they need to succeed. ”
The aircraft Wysong modified had various avionics packages including Garmin G-500H EFIS, Technisonics TDFM Multi-Band FM Transceiver, Garmin GNS-530W and GNS-430W GPS/NAV/COMs, TRA -3000 Radar Altimeter, Sky Trac flight following system, Garmin GTX-330 Mode S Transponder, GDL-69 XM Weather, and other associated avionics equipment. Several airframe modifications were also completed including an Air Comm dual evap air-conditioning system, Air Comm heater, AFS inlet barrier filter, door openers, snow baffles, and the installation of a lead acid battery.
Wysong also installed wire strike protection systems; custom exterior scene response lighting, as well as NVG compatible lighting systems to allow NVG goggle operations. The list of avionics safety equipment included Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning System (HTAWS) and Helicopter Synthetic Vision Technology (HSVT). Both of these systems are integrated onto the Garmin G500H EFIS displays.
The EMS Interior Systems installed by Wysong include Life Port provided kits such as a litter system, pilot barrier system, floor barrier tub, along with numerous Wysong custom designed accessories. This year Wysong has completed EMS helicopters for numerous EMS operators. Wysong is exhibiting at AMTC booth number 1514.