RA-4500™ – Radar Altimeter
Designed for helicopter and seaplane operations, our radar altimeters provide precise AGL information from 2,500 feet to ground level.
RA-4500 – LEGACY SERIES RADAR ALTIMETER
The #1 Radar Altimeter For Part 27 Rotorcraft
The RA-4500 is certified to DO-160E and DO-178B Level C and is ARINC 429 capable. Paired with the FDC-500 Digital to Analog Convertor, the RA4500 can be installed into turboprops and light business jets as a replacement for the KRA405B and other legacy altimeters.
Trustworthy & Reliable
Trustworthy and reliable solution for commercial and non-scheduled rotorcraft looking for an affordable but effective single install solution for their aircraft.
Small & Lightweight
Small, lightweight, and straightforward retrofit install
Interfaces with Displays
Interfaces with installed cockpit displays or optional standalone RAD-40 and RAD-45 display indicators for smooth and accurate LED AGL readings
Robust, Reliable, & Rugged
Robust, reliable, and rugged enclosure designed for use in mission-critical and military environments
Supports RS-485/422, RS-232, and ARINC 429 for easy-to-install adoption onboard for rotorcraft, fixed-wing, & unmanned aircrafts.
TSO & ETSO Certified
The DAL B-rated RA-4500 radar altimeter is certified to TSO-C87 and ETSO-2C87 and is approved to DO-160E and DO-178B Level C.
Various hardware and service options available. For accurate pricing, contact a technical sales expert.
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RAD-40 – Tone Generator
Available as a standard or night vision goggle (NVG) capable display, the RAD-40 offers an LED readout of AGL information.
FTG 410 – Tone Generator
The FTG-410 gives pilots important audio alerts when operating at low altitude, at nighttime, over water, or rough terrain.
RAD 45 – Display Indicator
Available as a standard or night vision goggle (NVG) capable display, the RAD-45 offers an LED readout of AGL and trend information along with audio alerts.
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