KPNX-TV AS350 Electronic News Gathering

Sky 12 Helicopter

This AS350B2 is one of the 150+ helicopters Wysong has customized for Electronic News Gathering (ENG). This particular aircraft came to us brand new from American Eurocopter. In addition to the ENG customization package, a new aircraft completion was performed including paint, avionics, and airframe kits. The following is an overview of the particular services performed:


ENG System Consisted of:

  • Cineflex Gyro Stabilized HD Camera System
  • 2 ea. Talent Cameras and 1 ea. Aircraft Tail Camera
  • 8×8 Video Switching System
  • Video Recorder
  • 2 Ghz TX/RX Microwave Downlink System
  • 4 ea. Video Monitors
  • 2 ea. FM Radios and 1 ea. Scanner
  • 3 ea. Audio Control Panels w/ Audio Mixing System
  • Video Record/Editing System


Aircraft Completion Consisted of:

  • Exterior Paint
  • Air Conditioner
  • Garmin GNS 430/530 GPS/NAV/COMs
  • Bendix King KCS 55A w/ KI-825 Digital EHSI
  • Garmin GTX 330 Mode S Transponder
  • Shadin Fuel Flow System
  • Geneva Avionics/Circuit Breaker Console
  • Artex ELT