505 Bearpaws with wearplates

Mission Equipment
Part Number: D505-1049-013
Aircraft Models: Bell - 505

Price:
For as long as helicopters have been in operation, soft terrain landings have created balancing problems during takeoff and landings. DART Aerospace Bearpaws are constructed of a high density polymer, not plywood, aluminum or composite; this polymer resists cracking, chipping and breaking. The one-piece machined construction ensures consistent and deliberate load transfer. This flexible material deflects under high-point contact loads when landing on rocks or roots; i... Read more
For as long as helicopters have been in operation, soft terrain landings have created balancing problems during takeoff and landings. DART Aerospace Bearpaws are constructed of a high density polymer, not plywood, aluminum or composite; this polymer resists cracking, chipping and breaking. The one-piece machined construction ensures consistent and deliberate load transfer. This flexible material deflects under high-point contact loads when landing on rocks or roots; its inherent memory ensures the Bearpaws return to their original shape upon take off. *Compatible with DART emergency float system. If installing on shorter, block 1 skidtubes compatibility kit DSI 9796-011 is required. Price is per aircraft. Read less

Description

For as long as helicopters have been in operation, soft terrain landings have created balancing problems during takeoff and landings. DART Aerospace Bearpaws are constructed of a high density polymer, not plywood, aluminum or composite; this polymer resists cracking, chipping and breaking. The one-piece machined construction ensures consistent and deliberate load transfer. This flexible material deflects under high-point contact loads when landing on rocks or roots; its inherent memory ensures the Bearpaws return to their original shape upon take off. *Compatible with DART emergency float system. If installing on shorter, block 1 skidtubes compatibility kit DSI 9796-011 is required. Price is per aircraft.

Key Features

  • Lightest bearpaws available for 505
  • Wearplates included
  • Tungsten carbide welds increases durability
  • CNC machined UHMW polymer provides consistent load transfer

Key Benefits

  • No modifications to skidtube required
  • More durable than steel or fiberglass skis
  • Wearplates provide anti-slip and wear protection
  • Wearplates ease installation of bearpaws
  • High strength polymer with memory, deflects under critical point loading without failure and returns to original shape when unloaded
  • Keeps tail high in soft terrain to prevent tail strikes
  • Lightweight
  • Easy to install
  • Won't chip, crack or break
  • Float compatible

Approvals

Approval type Authority Reference number Aircraft approved Description
STC FAA - USA SR04120NY 505 Installation of bearpaws
STC TCCA - Canada SH18-10 505 Bearpaw Ski Pad Installation
STC EASA - Europe 10065049 505 Installation of Bearpaw Auxiliary Skid Pad

OEM Cross References

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External Warning

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Prerequisite

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Compatible With

OEM Standard Gear (oval shape)

Not Compatible With

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Flight Restrictions

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Installation Time

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Dimensions And Weight

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  • Weight Display: 13.4 lbs / 6.1 kg

Load Capacity And Volume

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Technical Documentation

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