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AS350/AS355 Quick Release Heli-Utility-Basket™ Long, Heavy Duty Lid

Aircraft Models AS355/AS350

List Price (USD)

$12,620.00

Key Features

• Self-locking handle
• Gas spring assists with closing/opening and keeps lid closed/opened
• Durable scratch resistant finish
• Innovative quick release mounting system
• Heavy duty lid doubles as a step or walkway for maintenance
• Flat bottom design accommodates more types of cargo
• Carrying handles
• Installs to landing gear with clamps

Key Benefits

• Can be installed by 1 person in less than 1 minute without the use of tools (after initial installation)
• Increased cargo capacity by 100 lbs per basket
• Corrosion-resistant stainless steel construction
• Installs on low and high gear
• Approved to be flown on left-hand, right-hand or both sides simultaneously
• No VNE restriction
• Allows unobstructed passenger egress
• Fixed provisions also available separately for easy transfer

Product Description

Compatible with Spacepods™ & Squirrel Cheeks. Mounts on crosstubes. Weight capacity of 300 lbs is on high gear only, 200 lbs weight capacity on low gear. Includes expanded stainless steel lid, automatic lid opener and mounting kit. Modification available to improve the fit between the baskets and the high skid step (see DSI 9670-011/-013 for more details). Not compatible with floats. Compatible with D350-591 High gear step. Not compatible with D350-591 low gear step. Price is per side.

General Information

The DART Quick Release Heli-Utility-Basket™ features a quick release mounting system that enables the operator to remove and install the basket quickly, without tools. The basket is constructed of corrosion-resistant stainless steel, coated with a high-gloss, scratch-resistant white finish. Enhanced safety with a simple self-locking handle that assures lid closure and secures cargo during flight. Ease of use with gas spring to assist when opening and closing the lid. The basket features a lightweight fabric mesh lid that reduces weight and is attached using a robust hinge system.

Additional Information

Weight
82.40 lbs / 37.40 kg
Installation Time
2 hrs
Length
96" / 2.44m
Width
23.55" / 0.59m
Depth
16.4" / 0.41m
Load Capacity
300.00 lbs / 136.07 kg
Volume
18.1 ft3 / 0.51 m3
Flight Restrictions
1 basket, no VNE restriction. With 2 baskets installed, VNE restricted to 135 Kias.

Approvals

Approval Type Authority Reference Number AC Approved Description
STC EASA - Europe 10016996 Rev. 3 AS350B / AS350B1 / AS350B2 / AS350B3 / AS350BA / AS350D / AS355E / AS355F / AS355F1 / AS355F2 / AS355N / AS355NP / EC130B4 / EC130T2 Basket Installation
STC ANAC - Brazil 2007S03-03 AS350B1 / AS350B2 / AS350B3 / AS350BA / EC130B4 Heli-Utility-Basket
STC ANAC - Brazil 2007S03-04 AS350B Heli-Utility-Basket
STC ANAC - Brazil 2007S03-05 AS355F1 / AS355F2 / AS355N Heli-Utility-Basket
STC ANAC - Brazil 2007S03-06 HB-350B Heli-Utility-Basket
STC IAC AR - Russia CT107-350 AS350B / AS350B1 / AS350B2 / AS350B3 / AS350BA / EC130B4 / EC130T2 Bearpaw, Basket & Auxiliary Fuel Tank Installations
STC TCCA - Canada SH94-14 AS350B / AS350B1 / AS350B2 / AS350B3 / AS350BA / AS350D / AS355E / AS355F / AS355F1 / AS355F2 / AS355N / AS355NP / EC130B4 / EC130T2 Heli-Utility-Basket and Long Cargo Tube Installation
STC FAA - USA SR00213NY AS350B / AS350B1 / AS350B2 / AS350B3 / AS350BA / AS350D / AS355E / AS355F / AS355F1 / AS355F2 / AS355N / AS355NP / EC130B4 / EC130T2 Heli-Utility-Basket and Long Cargo Tube Installation