June 22, 2009 – Anchorage Alaska – One Sky Aviation has announced the award of FAA STC # SA02332AK for installation of the Forward Vision EVS-100 (powered by Max-Viz).
June 22, 2009 – Anchorage Alaska – One Sky Aviation has announced the award of FAA STC # SA02332AK for installation of the Forward Vision EVS-100 (powered by Max-Viz) Enhanced Vision System as an “All Models List” for the entire Cessna single engine piston product line which includes the 100 series, 206, and 207 models, accounting for 158 individual Cessna derivative airframes.
The STC was designed and developed by Cary Foster and Sharmaine Vestal, Co-owners of One Sky Aviation, a full service aviation maintenance facility based in Anchorage, Alaska. The STC was issued through the Alaska ACO.
The EVS 100 is the first General Aviation second generation product designed and manufactured by Max-Viz Inc. and marketed exclusively by Forward.Vision of Russell, PA. The improvements in this next generation EVS product sensor offer significantly enhanced design features and upgrades driven directly by operational experience of light aircraft pilots and operators including active sensor processing and dynamic range management software.
The EVS-100 is a single LRU unit which weighs less than 1.5 pounds and mounts like any external antenna. An introductory price of $17,995 is being offered for a limited time directly through One Sky Aviation which includes the EVS-100, STC installation kit, and certified monitor display.
Cary Foster of One Sky Aviation www.oneskyaviation.com states “As both the STC developer and long term EVS operator, I can attest that the enhanced level of situational awareness brought on by the effective use of EVS products. Working cooperatively with the Anchorage ACO, we have developed the most comprehensive AML STC to date for the integration of Enhanced Vision technology. Installation of the EVS-100 via this STC will have a dramatic impact on risk mitigation and the enhancement of flight safety of pilots and passengers around the World!”