Capewell Celebrates 135 Years!

Happy Birthday Team Capewell! One hundred and thirty five years and going strong! What, you might ask, is the secret to our long life and good health? The key is staying ready to evolve and change with the times. When Capewell was founded in 1881, the company thrived because George Capewell introduced the first machine-made …

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CAS now offers new GENTEX “Dazzle” laser defense visors and spectacles

Capewell Aerial Systems now offers specialty visors and spectacles designed to defend pilots and crew members from the growing threat of lasers. Manufactured by GENTEX, Dazzle visors are 100% compatible with HGU-56/P and SPH-5 Rotary Wing Aircrew Helmets. Dazzle spectacles can be worn with or without a helmet. Dazzle eyewear minimizes the distraction and visual …

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CAS’ Emergency Descent Device Will Be Standard on USAF’s New KC-46 Tanker

Capewell Aerial Systems’ (CAS) Emergency Descent Device (EDD) will be standard equipment for pilots and crew on Boeing/USAF’s new KC-46 Tanker aircraft which recently completed a successful first test flight in Washington State. The EDD is a compact device that allows the user to lower him/herself safely to the ground in situations where ramps or …

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