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

Mission Equipment
Part Number: D350-607-545
Aircraft Models: Airbus - AS350

Price:
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.

Description

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.

Key Features

  • Corrosion-resistant stainless steel construction, with gloss white powder coat
  • Quick-Release mounting system clamps directly to crosstubes
  • Basket not sided, can be installed on RH/LH side, or both simultaneously
  • Allows unobstructed passenger egress
  • No VNE restriction
  • Self-locking handle
  • Gas piston assisted lid

Key Benefits

  • Allows transport of up to 300lbs external cargo per side.
  • Carry hazardous items outside of helicopter
  • Heavy duty lid doubles as a step or walkway for maintenance
  • With the QR system, basket can be removed/installed in 1 minute. No tools required!
  • New mission profiles: Heli-Skiing; Utility and many more!

Approvals

Approval type Authority Reference number Aircraft approved Description
STC DCA - Malaysia VSTC/2020/017 AS350B/AS350B2/AS350B3/AS350BA/AS355F1/AS355F2/AS355NP/EC130T2 Heli Utility Basket
STC CAAC - China VSTC0977A AS350B/AS350B1/AS350B2/AS350B3/AS350BA/AS350D/AS355E/AS355F/AS355F1/AS355F2/AS355N/AS355NP/EC130B4/EC130T2 Heli-Utility-Basket and Long Cargo Tube Installation
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

OEM Cross References

N/A

External Warning

High Gear: Load Capacity 320 lbs. Low Gear Load Capacity 220lbs. If the aircraft is equipped with flat side locker doors, there may be interference between the basket/step/door. Refer to DSI 9670.

Prerequisite

N/A

Compatible With

• High Gear Steps (D350-591 series) • D350-600 Spacepod • Airbus Squirrel Cheeks"

Not Compatible With

Floats; Low Gear Step: D350-591-XXX

Flight Restrictions

No VNE restriction with 1 or 2 baskets installed. Autorotation VNE restricted to 100 KIAS.

Installation Time

2 hrs

Dimensions And Weight

  • Length: 56.8" / 1.4m
  • Width: 23.5" / 0.60m
  • Weight Display: 65.5 lbs/ 29.8kg

Load Capacity And Volume

  • Volume: 11.0 ft3 / 0.31 m3
  • Load Capacity: 320 lbs / 145.2 kg

Technical Documentation

Downloads

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