American Panel Corporation Receives Order for T-70 Helicopter Hardware


American Panel Corporation (APC), the world’s leader in custom AMLCD products for both avionics and vetronics applications, is pleased to announce that they have been placed under contract for the first production lot of Turkish T-70 helicopter cockpit displays. The customer, ASELSAN of Ankara, Turkey is the manufacturer of the avionics suite for the Turkish T-70 helicopter, – based on the Sikorsky S-70i™ Black Hawk – which is anticipated to go into service in 2021. First deliveries of APC hardware to ASELSAN will be made in 2018 and extend through 2025.M1210 and M640P Display Head Assemblies of APC are being used by ASELSAN in the Turkish T-70 Helicopter Program (Image courtesy of ASELSAN Inc.)

APC supplies four 8-in by 10-in (M1210) and two 4-in by 5-in (M640P) display head assemblies for each T-70 cockpit utilized as Primary/Multi-Function Displays and Keyboard Display Units, respectively. The M1210 Display Head Assembly (DHA), provides a direct backlight and color matched LED to AMLCD high saturation color filters.

Jamie Boulet, Manager of Business Development said, “The APC M1210 is the first DHA of its kind to employ the latest of APC’s value-added feature sets in an aircraft providing exceptional performance to the pilot. The vibrant DHA colors, and system design for extreme conditions, sets APC apart from other display component manufacturers, using COTS AMLCDs and LEDs for their products.”


ASELSAN is Turkey’s leading defense company holding a well established reputation focusing on in- house critical capabilities, state-of-the-art technologies and sustainable research & development. ASELSAN serves as a technology center in design, development, production, system integration, modernization and after sales services in the fields of Military Communication Systems, Professional Communication Systems, Radar and Electronic Warfare Systems, Electro-Optical Systems, Navigation and Avionic Systems, Defense and Weapon Systems, C4ISR Systems, Naval Combat Systems, Transportation Systems, Security Systems, Energy and Power Management Systems, Toll Collection and Traffic Management Systems. Powered by a fast increasing rate of global exports and an annual turnover continually exceeding the billion dollar benchmark, ASELSAN is consistently ranked among the hundred largest defense companies in the world. More information about ASELSAN is available at”

About American Panel Corporation (APC)

American Panel Corporation specializes in display products that are installed in defence tracked and wheeled vehicles as well as military and commercial aircraft. In order to fully meet demanding defence environmental and optical requirements without making critical trade-offs in performance, APC designs, develops and manufactures highly specialized LCD display products. These displays are installed by vetronics and avionics integrators worldwide in both non-ITAR as well as ITAR configurations.

For further information about APC display products or technology, please feel free to contact Mr. Jamie Boulet ( or Andrew Lopez ( for further information.