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DART Helicopter Services
To Provide Digital Moving Maps
DART Helicopter Services (DHS) re- of potential hazards like cell phone towers
cently announced a new distribution and electrical wires, as well as helpful in-
agreement with the Flight Management formation like underground pipelines, and
Systems (FMS). The relationship will al- reverse 911 information, the map can en-
low DHS customers access to another use- able the team to quickly and accurately
ful helicopter accessory: digital moving identify a target address. Also, data gath-
maps. ered during a mission can be transferred
“FMS is a leader in digital moving map to another system via USB, making infor-
technology,” said Jeff Shapiro, DHS Pres- mation sharing simple.
ident. “The relationship is a valuable ad- “The entire FMS team is excited about
dition for us. We are excited to be able to the opportunities our relationship with
work with FMS to offer their map system DHS will bring.” FMS president Greg
to our customers.” Taylor added “Although we have a pres-
The moving map software utilizes geo- ence in several global locations, we will
graphic information systems (GIS) to of- be able to reach those in Europe, an area technology since 1996, giving them the
fer more information than conventional we haven’t serviced yet.” experience they need to make recommen-
scanned paper maps. In addition to being FMS leadership has over 32 years of dations appropriate for any situation.
current, the technology enables a user to helicopter maintenance, police and aerial Those who would like more informa-
add as many layers of information as fire fighting experience and the company tion about the DHS line of helicopter ac-
needed. Being able to view the location has been flying with the moving map cessories may call 1-613-632-3336.

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