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, agricultural application, 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.
Simplex Aerospace Receives Order for 15 Agricultural Spray Systems from Bell Helicopter
Portland, OR, USA – March 03, 2015
Simplex Aerospace received an order from Bell Helicopter for 15 Simplex Model 208 Agricultural Spray Systems for the Bell 407GX. The systems will be delivered to Bell Helicopter for completion before being delivered to the end user in the Latin American region. Read full article...
Simplex to Develope Fire Attack System for BK117 C2 & D2
Portland, OR, USA – February 23, 2015
Simplex Aerospace has reached an agreement with Japan Aerospace Corporation and Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) to develop and certify a new Fire Attack™ system for the BK-117 C2 and BK-117 D2 rotorcraft. The newly designed Simplex Aerospace system, designated Model 311 GII, will be delivered to Japan in early 2016. Read full article...
Simplex Receives Chinese VSTC for Bell 412 Fire Attack System
Portland, OR, USA - December 19, 2014
Simplex Aerospace has been granted a Validation of Supplemental Type Certificate (VSTC) from the Peoples Republic of China for its Bell Fire Attack© system for Bell 412 helicopter. The VSTC makes the Simplex Fire Attack© system the first FAA STC validated for firefighting in China.
Simplex Aerospace is the industry leader for Fire Attack© systems on medium Bell Helicopters. In the last two years, Simplex has added new features to the system including the only system available to carry passengers with the hover refill pump installed.... read full article in Vertical Magazine
AgustaWestland Philadelphia Delivers 200th AW139
Simplex Aerospace is proud to congratulate AgustaWestland Philadelphia for the recent delivery of their 200th AW139 helicopter. Simplex Aerospace worked closely with AgustaWestland to produce the Fire Attack System Model 326 for the AW139.