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DART Helicopter Services Announces FAA Approval for the Auxiliary Fuel Tank for the AS350 and EC 130 Models of Aircraft

DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce FAA approval of DART Aerospace Ltd.’s (DAS) newly improved Auxiliary Fuel Tank for the AS350 series of aircraft and the EC 130 B4.

The newly improved Auxiliary Fuel Tank provides additional fuel capacity that can be transferred to the main fuel tank as desired in order to extend the aircraft’s operational range.  After initial installation, the tank is easily removed and re-installed for maximum operational flexibility.  Additional provisions kits may be installed in other aircraft to allow the tank to be quickly transferred.  Additionally, access panels have been added to the design for improved ease of maintenance.

DAS now also offers compatibility kits to make the Auxiliary Fuel Tank compatible with DAS Spacepods™ and Eurocopter Squirrel Cheeks.

Product Features:

  • Includes electrical gauge and pump
  • Extends range by 25%
  • 34 US gallon / 129 liter capacity of usable fuel (AS350)
  • 40 US gallon / 152 liter capacity of usable fuel (EC130)
  • Installs in LH side baggage compartment
  • Scratch resistant powder coat finish
  • Instrument panel mounted control transfers fuel as desired
  • Provisions kit allows movement between aircraft (p/n D350-794-013 or D130-794-023)
  • Fixed parts (when tank is removed) are only 5.5 lbs
  • Spacepod™ and Squirrel Cheek compatibility kits available

“The Auxiliary Fuel Tank for AS350 and EC130 has long been available for operators outside the US.  DAS is now pleased to be able to offer this popular product to our US customers.”  Quote, Bill Beckett, Vice President Canadian Operations, DART Aerospace Ltd. (DAS)

DART Helicopter Services, 1270 Aberdeen Street, Hawkesbury, ON  K6A 1K7 (www.darthelicopterservices.com), is a privately held Sales, Marketing and Manufacturing Company whose primary focus is developing innovative STC’d products and creating sales networks for aerospace manufacturers who are looking to benefit from DART’s global marketing network and sales channel.  DART is the logical choice for rotary wing operators who are seeking a supplier with a comprehensive product line and superior customer support. DART’S subsidiary and affiliated companies own over 600 STC’s and manufacture over 1,200 products.  With its highly trained and knowledgeable North American and International sales team, DART distributes more than 3,500 aftermarket products to over 120 countries worldwide.  For further information, please call our Customer Support Center at        1 (800) 556 4166 or 1 (613) 632 3336 or by e-mail at sales@darths.com


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