Simplex Aerospace: Aviation Mission Equipment
Founded in 1946, Simplex has built a reputation as the leader in design, manufacturing, and certification of aerial application systems and mission equipment. Simplex maintains its industry leadership by incorporating the latest technology in the design and manufacturing of systems from high-strength, low-weight composite materials to produce reliable and cost-effective solutions for wildland firefighting, agriculture, electrical utility cleaning, high rise firefighting, cargo, oil spill response, and controlled burning. Simplex holds over 180 FAA STC, EASA, VSTC, CAA and other international certifications for its systems.
AH+RT Trains Aviacion Civil Salta Using Simplex Fire Attack
Advanced Helicopter+Rescue Tehniques has wrapped up an aerial wildland firefighting training course with Aviacion Civil Salta. The training was performed in Argentina and provided Simplex Aerospace Fire Attack System training for Model 308 on the Bell 407 as well as Fire Behavior and Fire Tactics training. Click to read full story on Vertical.com
Simplex Aerospace Receives Russian STC on Kamov Ka-32 Fire Attack System
Portland, Oregon USA - November 19, 2013
Simplex® Aerospace has received Russian STC on its Fire Attack™ system for the Russian built KA-32 helicopter. The new STC for the Simplex® Aerospace Model 328 Fire Attack™ tank was approved by the Aviation Register of Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC AR) in Russia. The IAC AR had previously approved the Simplex® Aerospace Model 10900-050. The new Simplex® Aerospace Model 328 is a replacement for the older 10900-050. The 10900-50 will be discontinued now that the new STC in place.
Simplex® Aerospace has been building Fire Attack™ systems for the Russian built helicopter for several years. The original Fire Attack™ system for the KA-32 was primarily installed on helicopters operating in Korea. With the recent success Kamov has experienced selling the KA-32 throughout the world, the new Fire Attack™ system, along with the new STC will make a certified system available to operators worldwide... Read more