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Specific applications and environments require dedicated products. Therefore, Lambert Aircraft Engineering has developed the DuoBox, especially for use in hot air balloons. The DuoBox is available in various models and can be assembled according to the customer's requirements.
Contact us for additional information or for a demonstration.

   For hot air balloons:    DuoBox
                         
   Portable Stations:        GS-6 (with VHF com)
                                      GS-7 (with ATC transponder)
 

  DuoBox 

DuoBox Main unit with radio and transponder

With the ever increasing need for use of radio and transponder, their presence in hot air baloons is rapidly becoming the rule rather than the exception. From 1 January 2011, mode S transponder will become mandatory for VFR flights in most of the airspace in Belgium and its surrounding countries.
As the situation in hot air balloons is significantly different from other aircraft, Lambert Aircraft Engineering has developed the DuoBox especially for use in hot air baloons. Its unique concept makes the DuoBox an absolute top quality productin terms of ergonomics, quality and durability.
According to your preferences, the DuoBox can be fitted out with a radio and/or transponder and is supplied with all accessories needed for operation on board of your hot air balloon.

DuoBox in carry bag with antenne and headset

 

The DuoBox consists of a  Main unit, a Battery unit and the accessories. The VHF com radio and/or transponder are located in the Main unit, together with al connections for antenas, headset and loudspeaker.
The Battery unit mounts on the bottom of the Main unit through a quick disconnect fitting and provides 8 to 10 hours of electrical power.
The DuoBox is splash proof. The innovative mounting systems allows the DuoBox to be installed and removed from the basket within seconds. The carry case provides the necessary protection against shocks and rough handling.
The DuoBox is supplied with antennas for radio and transponder, especially developped for is use in hot air balloons. These antennas are suspended from the balloon itself (and not attached to the basket) which ensures unobstructed transmission of signals in all directions.
 

DuoBox Features:

DuoBox Standard Equipment:
 

 

VHF com Radio

ATC Transponder

Main Unit

X

Battery Unit with
12V/ 7,2Ah battery

X

DeLuxe carru bag and
mounting frame

X

Battery charger

X

Filser ATR500 radio, or
Filser ATR833 radio

X

 
External speaker 5W
with 2 m cable

X

 
Headset with bag

X

 
Radio antenna

X

 

Filser TRT800 Mode A/C/S transponder  

X

Transponder antenna  

X



DuoBox models:
 

 

   DuoBox 50

           ●  DuoBox with accessories (see table above)
 
         ●  Fitted with Filser ATR500 radio 
       
   ●  Weight:
                    Main unit: ... kg
                    Battery unit: ... kg

          More info                         Price: call
 

 

   DuoBox 80

           ●  DuoBox with accessories (see table above)
 
         ●  Fitted with Filser TRT800 transponder 
       
   ●  Weight:
                    Main unit: .. kg
                    Battery unit: ... kg

          More info                         Price: call
 

 

   DuoBox 50/80

           ●  DuoBox with accessories (see table above)
 
         ●  Fitted with Filser ATR500 radio
                and Filser TRT800 transponder 
       
   ●  Weight:
                    Main unit: ... kg
                    Battery unit: ... kg

          More info                         Price: call
 

 

  Portable Stations 

Portable stations are ideal as emergency equipment, or as fixed or temporary equipment for groundstations, vehicles or hot air balloons.

 

   Filser GS-6 VHF com grondstation

           ●  Aluminium casing with leather cover
       
   ●  Maintenance free 12V 6,5 Ah battery
           ●  Up to 30 hours operation between charges
       
   ●  Supplied with integrated loudspeaker,
               antenna and microphone
           ●  Available with or without radio
       
   ●  Battery charger optional
           ●  Dimensions: 250 x 220 x 80 mm
           ●  Weight incl. battery and radio: approx. 5,0 kg

          More info         Price without radio:  625,- incl. VAT
                                      Price with ATR500: 1849,- incl. VAT
                                      Price with ATR833: 2099,- incl. VAT
 

 

   Filser GS-7 ATC transponder grondstation

           ●  Aluminium casing with leather cover
       
   ●  Maintenance free 12V 6,5 Ah battery
           ●  Up to 15 hours operation between charges
           ●  Supplied with antenna
           ●  Available with or without transponder
       
   ●  Battery charger optional
           ●  Dimensions: 250 x 220 x 80 mm
           ●  Weight incl. battery and radio: approx. 5,0 kg

          More info   Price without transponder:  625,- incl. VAT
                                Price with TRT800H-OLED:   3075,- incl. VAT