Swiss EMS Pioneer, Air Zermatt AG, Selected Becker Avionics Digital Aircraft Audio System for New Bell 429 Fleet

Becker's DVCS allows the flight crews to select and control all onboard communication devices for inbound and outbound communications, including; public address, warning systems, radios and crew intercommunications.


Air Zermatt AG in Switzerland selected the Becker Avionics DVCS6100 digital aircraft audio system, for their new fleet of Bell Helicopter 429 light-twin helicopters.

Air Zermatt selected Becker's DVCS because it allows their flight crews to select and control all onboard communication devices for inbound and outbound communications, including; public address, warning systems, radios and crew intercommunications. Additionally, the system has an excellent man-machine interface, proven field reliability, and is able to transmit on up to 8 channels simultaneously, along with providing a radio relay feature. All of these features plus its crystal-clear audio quality made DVCS their intercom system of choice.

Becker Avionics International's DVCS product is the best-selling special mission digital airborne audio system on the market. All of Air Zermatt's new 429's were built at Bell's commercial helicopter assembly plant in Mirabel, Canada. The Bell 429 is an advanced light twin-engine helicopter that is used by Air Zermatt as a multi-mission platform, capable of performing the full array of EMS, utility, and search and rescue operations from their several bases in the Swiss Alps.

Key attributes of the Becker DVCS6100:

  •     Crystal clear audio
  •     Greater system capabilities than competitive products
  •     Mature and refined system design and features
  •     Full EASA and FAA TSO certification
  •     Proven product reliability and excellent support
  •     Unmatched operational flexibility
  •     Mission tested performance - over 1,400 systems in operation worldwide
  •     NVG compatibility out of the box
  •     Precise man-machine interface
  •     Less system wiring and weight

Becker Avionics' DVCS6100 provides 'best in class' performance. Over the last several years, Becker has become the leader in certified Digital intercoms for commercial and military applications.

About Becker Air Zermatt AG

Since 1968, Air Zermatt AG has been the premier airborne EMS operation in Switzerland, offering speed and reliability to its customers throughout country. Whether it's bringing help to people who have had accidents in the Alps or carrying out transportation, sightseeing or utility flights, Air Zermatt's aircraft offer superb emergency health service from several bases throughout Switzerland.

About Becker Avionics

Becker Avionics is a privately held high-tech company that develops, manufactures and distributes the latest communications, navigation, surveillance and search & rescue equipment for airborne and ground applications.

Becker Avionics has a longstanding history of over 50 years in providing equipment to General and Corporate Aviation, ATC, law enforcement and military organizations around the world. In order to support international market requirements the Company has established branches around the world. Becker Avionics supports an extensive customer base, such as, but not limited to:

Eurocopter, EADS, Airbus, British Aerospace, ATR, CASA, RUAG, Xi'an Aircraft Corporation, AgustaWestland, Pilatus, German Air Force, Navy and Army, German Border Patrol, German Police, Austrian Army and Police, Swiss Air Force, Dutch Police, Security Civil, Irish Air Corps, Egyptian Navy, Indonesian Navy, Portuguese Air Force, US Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy and U.S. Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol, etc.

For more information see www.beckerusa.com or  www.becker-avionics.com

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