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Helisul becomes first helicopter operator to roll out an AI-enhanced fleet

Helisul Aviation will equip its sizable helicopter fleet with Daedalean’s visual traffic awareness system, providing capability beyond radar or transponders.

Helisul Aviation, the largest single turbine engines civil helicopter operator in Latin America, and Daedalean, the Switzerland-based developer of AI-based applications for situational awareness, announced at the Helicopter Association International’s annual Heli-Expo that Helisul has selected Daedalean’s PilotEye traffic awareness system for its fleet. Under the terms of the deal, Daedalean’s PilotEye – a traffic awareness system combining ADS-B with AI-enabled visual detection of non-cooperative traffic– will become the first AI-enabled system to be installed on an entire fleet of aircraft. Helisul will retrofit its Airbus As350 helicopters and will serve as Daedalean’s partner MRO serving all of LATAM for future installations and maintenance of the system.

“Leveraging the best of innovative technology has always been at the heart of Helisul’s commitment to safety,” said Humberto Biesuz, Executive Superintendent of Helisul. “We are proud to adopt Daedalean’s ground-breaking AI technology, and to become the first operator to
feature the most advanced cockpit in the industry. We see great potential in using Daedalean’s pilot assistance systems to further enhance the safety of our operations.”