The Los Angeles County Fire Department has selected Becker Avionics’ ADS-B transponders to update its Bell B412 and Sikorsky S-70 helicopters. The department selected the BXT6500 transponder series to make its aircraft ADS-B compliant. The installations took about 30 hr. Benefits of the transponders include durable reduced size and weight, digital interfaces, TCAS compatibility and special mission capabilities. The BXT6500s replace the department’s existing Becker transponders ...


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