St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 18, 2010 – Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), will have a strong presence at the upcoming Heli-Expo in Houston, Texas, February 21-23, 2010. Donaldson’s growing breadth of products for rotorcraft operators includes proven engine air and liquid filtration solutions.
During Heli-Expo, Donaldson will display air and liquid filtration products used on a number of rotorcraft platforms: specifically, its new Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) systems for the Eurocopter EC135, AgustaWestland AW139 and Bell 430 helicopters. In addition to these new IBF solutions from Donaldson, IBF kits for the AW109 Power and Grand along with the legacy Bell 206LR are in the works. Product presentations for all of these solutions will be available for prospective customers. U.S. certification was recently obtained for the AW139 and Bell 430 and is anticipated during 2010 for the EC135, AW109 and Bell 206LR.
Come visit us at Heli-Expo to discuss a variety of liquid filtration systems for use in helicopter hydraulic systems and engine fuel lines, lubrication/oil systems, oil and cooling systems. These include single or complete multiple circuit filter manifold assemblies. Components include manifold heads, filter bowls, filter elements, bypass valves, shut-off valves, check valves, fluid sampling ports, and differential pressure indicators that signal when filter replacement is required.
Donaldson’s in-house sales and engineering team members will be present to discuss all products and greet attendees. The convention is a good opportunity to see and learn the benefits of the wide range of products offered by the worldwide leader in aerospace filtration solutions.
Helicopter operators worldwide turn to Donaldson Aerospace & Defense to best protect their aircraft power plant and other vital systems. Providing the most comprehensive line of IBF solutions, Donaldson Aerospace & Defense is the industry leader in the design, development and manufacture of high-performance engine IBF systems for commercial and military propulsion systems. Through their St. Louis, Missouri location, Donaldson provides certified IBF solutions for the AgustaWestland AW119 Koala, AW119Ke and AW139, Bell 205A1, 206B, 407, 206L-3/4, 206L-1(C30), 429 and 430; Eurocopter EC130, AS350 B/BA/B1/B2/B3, AS350’s with Soloy or Heli-Lynx Honeywell engine conversions and MD Helicopters MD 369H Series, MD 500D/E/F and MD 900/902. IBF solutions for the AgustaWestland AW109 Power and Grand, Eurocopter EC135 as well as the Bell 206L are currently in development.
Visit Donaldson Aerospace & Defense at the upcoming Heli-Expo 2010, Booth: #2847 in Houston, Texas, February 21-23, 2010.