Engineering Solutions

EquipmentAirbus Helicopters Canada is a Transport Canada Design Approval Organization, as well as an Airbus Helicopters Authorized Design Organization. Airbus Helicopters Canada is a center of excellence for the Airbus Helicopters Group for light single and light twin helicopters modifications.

Our engineering experts design optional equipment installations and modifications for helicopters, including:

  • Customized avionics installations for VIP operators, utility, law enforcement
    and military
    (conventional cockpit, glass displays, police configurations)
  • Specialized mission equipment installations such as FLIR systems and
    searchlight installations
  • Airframe modifications
    • In-house manufactured composite options such as cargo Equipmentpods, door and
      window modifications
    • Steps, mirrors, settling protectors and cable cutter systems
  • Electrical modifications
    • Utility options such as long-line release provisions, re-fueling power supply, cabin power supply provisions
    • Battery relocations, dual battery installations
  • Fuel System modifications such as airframe fuel filter installations
  • Complete avionics packages

Airbus Helicopters Canada works closely with our customers through the development process to ensure that our products are both practical and cost-effective.

Airbus Helicopters Canada capabilities include the following:

  • Structural and mechanical design/drawings using CATIA V4 and V5
  • CATIA DemoElectrical/avionics integration design and drawings using and CATIA V5
  • Stress analysis using Hyperworks, NASTRAN
  • Electrical load, failure modes, and performance analysis
  • Vibration testing with data acquisition
  • Manufacturing process definitions and support for composite production
  • Technical publication writing (for maintenance and operation plus
    Continued Airworthiness)
  • Ground and flight testing; Transport Canada delegation for Flight Test / Pilot
  • Transport Canada delegation for aircraft certification activities

For more information please contact: engineering[at]eurocopter.ca.