In 2018 Aero Design became the proud holder of the STC for the bearpaw originally designed by Helitowcart and currently available in Canada and the US. This outstanding product with models for the Airbus Helicopters AS350, AS355 and EC130 as well as the Robinson R44 and R66 offers tremendous attention to detail that features streamlined pad shape and no lip edge allowing moisture and debris to easily flow off. The revolutionary iceblade feature provides dramatically improved traction on clear ice offering safety and comfort during start up and shut down combined with the reinforced rear section provide increased longevity over the life of the product.        

Efficient Design

Streamlined pad shape and no lip edge allowing moisture and debris to easily flow off.

Reinforced rear section of the pad afford long term durability at the landing contact point.

Sturdy Construction

Sturdy Attachment Clips constructed from 14ga Stainless Steel.

Long Lasting UHMW-Polymer used in pad construction for best sturdiness-flexibility ratio.

Pads profile optimized through finite element analysis to obtain best lightweight-strength ratio.


This revolutionary feature in bearpaw design provide dramatically improved traction on clear ice offering safety and comfort during startup and shut down. Additional benefits include increased longevity through increased protection of the pads and Iceblades are included standard with the BearPaw Installation.

 TC STC SH06-24       FAA Certification Pending

Installation Instructions / ICA

Technical Information

Installation Weight     10.0 lbs / 4.54 Kg

Length                      15"

Width                        12.75"

Aero Design Ltd.

9888 A Malaspina Road, Powell River, BC, Canada, V8A 0G3       tel: (604) 483-AERO (2376) fax: (604) 483-2372

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