AerialFire Magazine Explains “What is HUMS?” as US Forestry Drives New Requirements

January 14 2022
AerialFire Magazine Explains “What is HUMS?” as US Forestry Drives New Requirements

Firefighting operators working on US Forest Service’s helicopter contracts need to be aware of the substantial updates coming soon! As the Government moved to a ‘Lowest Priced, Technically Acceptable’ footing, they dramatically raised the technical standards on aircraft. In the nearly 300-page solicitation, Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS) were specified as required on “Modern” Type 1, 2, and 3 aircraft!

In this article, AerialFire Magazine covers:

  • This history of HUMS 
  • How HUMS Works
  • What HUMS Does
  • How HUMS is different than FDM
  • What Should You Look For in a HUMS System

See the Full Article Here: https://aerialfiremag.com/2022/01/07/what-is-hums/