Helifab, headquartered in Broussard, Louisiana, has received FAA approval for increased maximum weight of its utility litter in its Bell 206L series and 407 EMS interior STC. The utility litter allows for transportation of neonatal isolettes and other medical equipment up to a maximum certificated weight of 240Lb.

“The FAA Approval of this weight increase will provide operators utilizing Helifab EMS interiors an Approved mount capable of transporting up to 240Lb of life saving medical equipment.” said David Guidry, general manager of Helifab. “We would like to thank the FAA for their assistance in gaining this approval, which will allow EMS operators the ability to provide an expanded level of care to children in desperate need of safe and efficient air transportation.”

Helifab was founded with the goal of maintaining a close working relationship with its customers in order to identify and implement STCed equipment to support their mission requirements with timely and cost-effective solutions. Helifab holds Supplemental Type Certificates (STC) and Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) for various installations, and the on-staff DAR and DER provide an efficient FAA product approval process for development and certification of new product designs or improvements to existing systems. At Helifab, supporting our customer’s mission requirements is our top priority. www.Helifab.com