STCs & Upgrades
Bell 205 and Bell UH-1 STCs & Upgrades
With the acquisition of Heli-Trade in 2012, the renowned expert in aftermarket improvements for the Bell 205 and Bell UH-1 series helicopters, Hillsboro Aviation offers a complete line of innovative upgrades. Our STC upgrades improve performance, reliability and safety while also reducing operational costs.
In addition to offering STCs for sale, Hillsboro Aviation supports Bell Flight owners and operators with parts sales and maintenance capabilities as a Bell Flight light and medium Customer Service Facility.
212 Rotor System
Increases blade retirement life by 60%.
Greatly increases performance in hot/high/heavy conditions.
When combined with T53-17A/B Engine and 212 Rotor System STCs, provides for fully converting and operating in a nine passenger configuration.
T53 Engine Wash Kit
Fully contained, “hot-fired” wash system for T53 engines.
Centrisep® Particle Separator
Continuous engine protection. Eliminates filters and lowers maintenance costs.
Vertical Reference Door
Enables pilot to safely monitor aircraft and engine systems while maintaining unobstructed view of the sling load.
Left Hand Pilot-In-Command
Allows for PIC operations from the left or right seat.
Howell EGT/MGT Indicator/Monitor System
Indicates both critical engine performance parameters and usage monitoring for trend analysis.
Manual Start Fuel Switch
Provides option to manually control fuel flow during start reducing potential for hot or hung starts.
Dual Electric Boost Pump
Eliminates need to drain fuel tanks when changing filter.