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Jan
15
2019

DOT UAS Initiatives

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On January 14, 2019, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced proposed new rules and a pilot project to allow unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or more commonly called drones, to fly overnight and over people without waivers under certain conditions and to further integrate drones safely into the national airspace system.

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Jan
15
2019

SOUTHEAST AEROSPACE WINS OPPORTUNITY ON $50B SEAPORT NEXT GENERATION CONTRACT

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(Melbourne, FL). — Southeast Aerospace, a leading Aerospace solutions company, has been awarded the opportunity to provide project management and engineering support services for the U.S. Navy through a new contract vehicle, SeaPort-NxG.

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Jan
15
2019

Aero Dynamix Celebrates 25 Years

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Aero Dynamix Inc. (ADI), is extremely proud to announce our celebration of “25 Years” in business as one of the world’s industry experts of Night Vision Compatible Lighting Solutions and Modifications. “Every year since 1994, Aero Dynamix has continued to grow and expand our capabilities and expertise in becoming the leader and innovator for integrated NVIS and Non-NVIS lighting solutions that we are today”

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Jan
14
2019

Giving Back More Than We Take Out

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In an effort to give back to the aviation community, two companies, Helicopter Online Ground School and Five Alpha LLC, have combined their unique talents in training and education and are working with the FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) to help provide free quality safety training to the aviation community. In their first webinar the team produced “Heliport Accident Prevention – What You Don’t Know Can Kill You” which saw over 800 participants sign up for.

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Jan
13
2019

EASA Certification Allows European Customers Direct and Speedy Access to Tension Torsion Straps

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(Cary, N.C.) – LORD Corporation–a leader in the management of vibration, noise and motion control – is now certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for Tension Torsion (TT) straps. The certification allows LORD to sell EASA-certified STC parts direct and through authorized distributors in Europe.

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Jan
13
2019

DeWitte Binkley Receives HAI’s Salute to Excellence Bell Lifetime Achievement Award

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Alexandria, Va. – Helicopter Association International (HAI) is pleased to announce today that DeWitte Binkley, General Manager at SureFlight in Coatesville, PA, is the 2019 recipient of the Salute to Excellence Lifetime Achievement Award. This award, sponsored by Bell, salutes excellence in management and leadership. The award is granted to an individual for long and significant service to the international helicopter community. Nominees need not be licensed pilots. The award will be presented at HAI’s Salute to Excellence Awards luncheon at HAI HELI-EXPO 2019 in Atlanta.

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Jan
13
2019

Andreas Hermansky Receives HAI’s Salute to Excellence Appareo Pilot of the Year Award

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Alexandria, Va. – Helicopter Association International (HAI) is pleased to announce today that Andreas Hermansky, a pilot for Temsco Helicopters in Alaska, is the 2019 recipient of the Pilot of the Year Award. This award, sponsored by Appareo, recognizes an outstanding single feat performed by a helicopter pilot during the year or extraordinary professionalism over a period of time. Nominees must be active helicopter pilots. The award will be presented at HAI’s Salute to Excellence Awards luncheon at HAI HELI-EXPO 2019 in Atlanta.

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Jan
10
2019

HAI Calls for End to Government Shutdown

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Helicopter Association International (HAI) today joined a coalition of more than 30 aviation-related associations in delivering a letter to the federal government, advising the administration and Congress to end the partial government shutdown that is negatively affecting general aviation operations.

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Jan
10
2019

ELITE TH100 featured in Tampa Bay News 13 video

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Oviedo, Fl.—January 10, 2019—Tampa Bay News 13 aired a video Wednesday about how the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is using their recently-purchased ELITE TH100 helicopter Advanced Aviation Training Device (AATD) to help their pilots recover from VFR into IMC conditions. A link to the story and video is below.

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Jan
10
2019

Indonesian Air Force places order for eight additional H225Ms

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The Indonesian Air Force has ordered eight additional twin-engine multirole H225M helicopters as part of the country’s fleet-strengthening initiative for a combat search and rescue-capable fleet.

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Jan
10
2019

Garmin announces Q1 2019 aviation webinars

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Garmin is pleased to announce aviation webinars through the first-half of 2019. Ranging from Garmin Pilot tips and tricks, cost-effective autopilot upgrades to low-cost avionics solutions, these free webinars offer pilots and customers with a broad overview of the latest Garmin has to offer, while also providing a general operational overview of its vast product line.

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Jan
10
2019

TracPlus introduces FastTrac — a cost-effective solution for satellite tracking at cellular speeds

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10 January 2019 - TracPlus Global have announced today their new feature, FastTrac. FastTrac allows customers satellite tracking at cellular speeds — without the cost.

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Jan
09
2019

HeliSOS Project Manager Named Recipient of HAI’s Salute to Excellence BLR Aerospace Excellence in Safety Award

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Alexandria, Va. (January 09, 2019) – Helicopter Association International (HAI) is pleased to announce today that Chris Sharpe, project manager of HeliSOS in Guatemala, is the 2019 winner of HAI’s Salute to Excellence BLR Aerospace Excellence in Safety Award. With this award, HAI acknowledges outstanding contributions in the promotion of safety and safety awareness throughout the international helicopter community. The award will be presented at HAI’s Salute to Excellence Awards luncheon at HAI HELI-EXPO 2019 in Atlanta.

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Jan
09
2019

Kim Stephenson Joins Universal Avionics as Regional Sales Manager for Canada

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Tucson, AZ - January 9, 2019 – Robert Clare, Director of Sales for Universal Avionics (UA), announces that Ms. Kim Stephenson has been appointed to the position of Regional Sales Manager for Canada.

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Jan
09
2019

Bell Training Academy Chief Flight Instructor Receives HAI’s Salute to Excellence W.A. “Dub” Blessing Flight Instructor of the Year Award

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Alexandria, Va. (January 09, 2019) – Helicopter Association International (HAI) is pleased to announce today that Marty Wright, Chief Flight Instructor at the Bell Training Academy, is the 2019 recipient of the W.A. “Dub” Blessing Flight Instructor of the Year Award. This award, sponsored by H. Ross Perot and the Perot family, recognizes superlative contributions by a helicopter flight instructor in upholding high standards of excellence. The award will be presented at HAI’s Salute to Excellence Awards luncheon at HAI HELI-EXPO 2019 in Atlanta.

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Jan
09
2019

The Vertical Flight Society Salutes Bell’s Nexus eVTOL Air Taxi Design

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Fairfax, Virginia, USA — The Vertical Flight Society, the world’s leading non-profit organization working to advance vertical flight, salutes the unveiling of the Bell Nexus hybrid-electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft today at CES 2019, the world's largest consumer technology show.

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Jan
08
2019

LORD Corporation Becomes a $1 Billion Company

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CARY, N.C. – LORD Corporation, a global diversified technology and manufacturing company, has achieved $1 billion in sales.

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Jan
08
2019

Safran is proud to power the Bell Nexus

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Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas - The first application of the Safran Hybrid-Electric Propulsion System (HEPS), the Bell Nexus, is officially unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The propulsion solution of this multi-rotor vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft is capable of producing more than 600 kWe power. During ground tests last June the system produced 100 kWe and further tests will be carried out next year.

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Jan
08
2019

Thomas “TJ” Hall Named Recipient of HAI’s Salute to Excellence Rolls-Royce Excellence in Maintenance Award

Posted by jhadmin

Alexandria, Va. (January 08, 2019) – Helicopter Association International (HAI) is pleased to announce today that Thomas “TJ” Hall, Airbase Lead Mechanic for Air Methods, is the 2019 winner of HAI’s Salute to Excellence Rolls-Royce Excellence in Helicopter Maintenance Award. With this award, HAI recognizes an individual for longstanding excellence in helicopter maintenance, maintenance instruction or supervision, or a single significant contribution to helicopter maintenance. The award will be presented at HAI’s Salute to Excellence Awards luncheon at HAI HELI-EXPO 2019 in Atlanta.

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Jan
07
2019

Bell Unveils Full-Scale Design of Air Taxi at CES 2019

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CES 2019 – Las Vegas (Jan. 7, 2019) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, revealed the configuration and full-scale vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) air taxi vehicle today during CES 2019. The air taxi, named Bell Nexus, is powered by a hybrid-electric propulsion system and features Bell’s signature powered lift concept incorporating six tilting ducted fans that are designed to safely and efficiently redefine air travel.

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Jan
03
2019

Boeing to Modernize Entire Spanish Chinook Helicopter Fleet

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Jan. 3, 2019 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] will upgrade all 17 of Spain’s CH-47D Chinook helicopters to the F-model configuration, adding features such as the digital automatic flight control system, common avionics architecture system and advanced cargo handling to align that country’s fleet with those of other nations.

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Jan
03
2019

AAR names Sean Gillen CFO

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WOOD DALE, Illinois, January 3, 2019 — AAR (NYSE: AIR) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Sean Gillen as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective January 7, 2019. Mr. Gillen will succeed Michael Milligan and will report to President and Chief Executive Officer John Holmes. He will have responsibility over the financial, accounting, tax, treasury and investor relations functions at AAR.

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Jan
03
2019

Garmin® announces certification of the G500H TXi flight displays

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OLATHE, Kan. /January 3, 2019/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the certification and availability of the G500H TXi touchscreen flight display for normal category VFR helicopters. The G500H TXi features a vastly expanded feature set that offers an array of panel possibilities and a streamlined upgrade path for helicopters already equipped with the original G500H flight display. Additionally, a new software version for the GTN™ 650/750 series has been approved for helicopters. Together, the G500H TXi and GTN offer seamless touchscreen continuity in the cockpit, bringing a new level of reliability, adaptability and affordability to helicopter operations.

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Jan
03
2019

Lobo Leasing Announces Appointment of Alistair Henderson to Senior Management Team as Chief Technical Officer

Posted by jhadmin

Dublin, Ireland, January 2019 – Lobo Leasing, a leading global commercial helicopter leasing company, is pleased to announce that industry veteran Alistair Henderson, has joined Lobo as Managing Director & Chief Technical Officer. Henderson, who brings a wealth of technical, operations and management expertise will be based in Lobo’s Dublin headquarters.

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Dec
26
2018

Sikorsky, Boeing Provide First Look at SB>1 DEFIANT™

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. Dec. 26, 2018 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company [NYSE: LMT], and Boeing [NYSE: BA] provided the first look at the SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter the companies have developed for the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi-Role technology demonstrator program. The SB>1 DEFIANT™ is designed to fly at twice the speed and range of today’s conventional helicopters and offers advanced agility and maneuverability. It will help inform the next generation of military helicopters as part of the U.S. Army’s Future Vertical Lift program.

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Dec
21
2018

NTSB Final Report Released: Rockville, ID

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The commercial pilot reported that, while conducting an aerial application flight, he performed a 180° turn at an altitude of about 40 to 50 ft above ground level and heard a growling noise, which was followed by the sound of a loud bang and a subsequent loss of power. The pilot lowered the collective, likely to initiate an autorotation to a nearby open field, and the helicopter landed hard.

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Dec
21
2018

NTSB Final Report Released: Big Lake, MN

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The airline transport pilot was preparing to depart in the helicopter on his fifth aerial application flight of the day. While on the ground, he increased engine rpm from idle to 3,100 rpm. Before making a collective input, the pilot felt a "sudden pull" and heard a "very loud snap." The pilot then saw that a company truck, which was parked nearby, had just sustained damaged and that the helicopter's two main rotor blades were missing. He shut down the engine; exited the helicopter; and found the main rotor blades, which were constructed of wood, splintered and scattered on the ground from about the helicopter's 2 o'clock position counterclockwise to its 8 o'clock position.

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Dec
21
2018

Ukrainian Ministry of Interior takes delivery of its first H225s

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Kiev, 21 December 2018 - Kick-starting the modernisation of Ukraine’s helicopter fleet, Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first two H225s, out of an order for 21 aircraft, to the Ukrainian Ministry of Interior. One aircraft is destined for search and rescue missions and the other one will be operated by the National Guard for law enforcement missions. The H225 helicopters were repurposed to suit these public service missions in just over three months. Another two H225s will join the fleet in the coming weeks.

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Dec
21
2018

TH-119 HELICOPTER PERFORMS FIRST FLIGHT. TRAINING EXCELLENCE BUILT IN US, READY FOR US NAVY

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Leonardo is pleased to announce it successfully completed the initial flight test of the TH-119 IFR training helicopter yesterday. The TH-119 is Leonardo’s bid to replace the U.S. Navy’s aging fleet of TH-57 Sea Ranger training helicopters, a variant of the successful AW119, manufactured in the US with strong local supplier base. By completing this important milestone, the TH-119 remains on track to achieve full FAA IFR certification in early 2019, making it the only single-engine IFR-certified helicopter in production in decades.

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Dec
20
2018

NTSB Final Report Released: Ireland, IN

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The commercial pilot was conducting an agricultural aerial application flight. The pilot reported that the helicopter made an uncommanded right yaw during a turn. The pilot stated that he applied full left pedal to counter the yaw and that the helicopter centered briefly, but then the right yaw started again, which continued as the helicopter descended and impacted the ground.

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