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Dec
14
2017

Rockwell Collins named industry leader and one of America’s Most JUST Companies in 2017 by Forbes and JUST Capital

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Dec. 14, 2017) - Rockwell Collins has been named America’s Most JUST Company in the Aerospace & Defense industry, according to Forbes and JUST Capital, a nonprofit that ranks the largest publicly traded corporations in the United States on the issues Americans care about most. The second annual JUST 100 ranking compares America’s companies head-to-head, based on the priorities of the American people.

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Dec
14
2017

New Connected Sleigh for Santa Keeps Honeywell Off the Naughty List and Gives Rudolph a Break

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PHOENIX, – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) is aiming to provide Santa with the perfect gift — a brand new, redesigned “Connected Sleigh” packed with Honeywell technology. The new sleigh, designed by a Honeywell engineer, incorporates a number of Honeywell technologies to ensure safe and on-time gifts this holiday season, including a Wi-Fi signal as fast as those found in homes and the North Pole, even while Santa is flying over oceans.

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Dec
14
2017

The United States and the European Union Agree to Expand CooperationIn the areas of Aviation Safety and Air Traffic Management Modernization

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Brussels—U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta, Ambassador Kaja Tael, Permanent Representative of Estonia to the European Union, and European Commission Directorate General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) Director General Henrik Hololei signed Amendments to two US-EU agreements that will expand areas for joint efforts on aviation safety and air traffic management harmonization.

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Dec
14
2017

Boeing to Modernize Six Netherlands CH-47F Chinooks

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PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 14, 2017 – Boeing [NYSA: BA] and the Netherlands Ministry of Defence today signed an agreement that will upgrade six Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) Chinook helicopters to the latest F-model configuration, ensuring commonality of systems for their entire fleet of 20 F-model Chinooks. Deliveries of the six modernized Chinooks are planned to begin in 2021.

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Dec
14
2017

Project Eagle takes flight

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Marignane, Airbus Helicopters has gone a step further in the experimentation of its Project Eagle, with the in-flight validation of the innovative on-board image processing system.

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Dec
14
2017

Airbus Helicopters continues industrial transformation with Paris-Le Bourget blades site

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On 1 December 2017, Airbus Helicopters celebrated the inauguration of its Paris-Le Bourget site, where helicopter blades are now being produced for the Airbus range. The blade-specific specialisation is part of the manufacturer’s industrial strategy.

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Dec
14
2017

ATP Flight School Adds King Schools Courses to Curriculum

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San Diego, CA – ATP Flight School, the nation’s leader in providing the most efficient training path to a successful airline pilot career, has added King Schools’ online video courses as a key element in their Airline Career Pilot Program.

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Dec
14
2017

PWI Partners with Rose Aircraft Services PWI signs Rose Aircraft as Authorized Installation Center

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Wichita, KS: PWI is excited to announce their new AIC partnership with Rose Aircraft Services, a premier FBO out of Arkansas.

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Dec
14
2017

Helicopter Safety Innovator Receives HAI’s Salute to Excellence BLR Aerospace Safety Award

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Alexandria, Va. (Dec. 13, 2017) – Helicopter Association International (HAI) is pleased to announce that Claude Vuichard, of Bern, Switzerland, is the 2018 winner of HAI’s Salute to Excellence BLR Aerospace Safety Award. This award, honoring those who have excelled in promoting safety in the helicopter industry, will be presented at HAI’s Salute to Excellence Awards dinner at HAI HELI-EXPO 2018 in Las Vegas.

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Dec
13
2017

Sikorsky Delivers Two S-70i™ Black Hawk Helicopters to the Los Angeles County Fire Department

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COATESVILLE, Pa., Dec. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Company, delivered two S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopters to the County of Los Angeles at a ceremony in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. The S-70i Black Hawk helicopters will be customized to a Firehawk™ configuration to meet L.A. County Fire Department's specifications and further protect lives and property 24/7.

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Dec
13
2017

Jonathan Roebuck Receives HAI’s Salute to Excellence Airbus Helicopters Golden Hour Award

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Alexandria, Va. (Dec. 13, 2017) – Helicopter Association International (HAI) announced today that Jonathan “JR” Roebuck, remote access project manager for Lifeflight of Maine and MedComm, is the 2018 winner of HAI’s Salute to Excellence Airbus Helicopters Golden Hour Award. The award will be presented at HAI’s Salute to Excellence Awards Dinner at HAI HELI-EXPO 2018 in Las Vegas.

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Dec
12
2017

HeliOffshore and Honeywell Successfully Demonstrate HTAWS Safety Capability

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Efforts to advance the development and implementation of enhanced Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (HTAWS) took a step forward last month with the completion of simulator trials of Honeywell’s EGPWS MKXXII HTAWS solution. Effective collision avoidance is fundamental to helicopter safety, and a collaborative project involving multiple stakeholders is working to give pilots earlier alerts through the widespread adoption of upgraded HTAWS in the offshore helicopter sector.

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Dec
12
2017

Global Aerospace Names DARTdrones as Their SM4 Safety Program UAV Training Partner

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The industry leader in UAV training and the leading provider of aerospace insurance and risk management solutions announce a partnership which will provide sUAS operators with exclusive resources and opportunities to increase the safety culture within the drone industry. DARTdrones will be the exclusive UAV training partner of Global Aerospace's famed SM4 Safety Program.

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Dec
12
2017

BELL HELICOPTER’S MIRABEL FACILITY CELEBRATES COMPLETION OF ITS 5,000th AIRCRAFT

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Mirabel, QC, Canada (December 12, 2017) - Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that the company’s Canadian facility located in Mirabel has completed its 5,000th aircraft.

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Dec
12
2017

Jupiter Avionics Obtains TSO for JA94 Dual Audio Controller

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(KELOWNA, BC, Canada.) – Jupiter Avionics Corporation announced today that their JA94 Dual Audio Controller has obtained Technical Standard Order (TSO) designation from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Receiving the TSO means that the JA94 has met all design and production standards required by the FAA.

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Dec
12
2017

CHC Group Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

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IRVING, TX - CHC Group today announced the appointment of Scott Thanisch, as senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO). Thanisch has served as CHC’s interim CFO since October with responsibility for the Company’s global finance organization.

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Dec
12
2017

LifePort Receives FAA STC for Bell 412EP Ballistic Protection

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WOODLAND, WA. – LifePort, a Sikorsky company, has been granted an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to equip the Bell 412EP aircraft with a Ballistic Protection System (BPS).

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Dec
12
2017

H160’s third prototype gets its carbon design livery

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Marignane, France, The third H160 prototype has received a fresh coat of paint and now features a striking “carbon” livery designed as a nod to the Airbus A350 XWB MSN2 flight-test aircraft. Both aircraft are produced using advanced composite materials supplied by Airbus’ long term partner, Hexcel.

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Dec
12
2017

Ten AS565 MBe Panther helicopters in service in Mexico

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On 6 December, the Mexican Navy received two final AS565 MBe Panther helicopters, completing the order of ten purchased in November 2014. Below, an overview of the qualities of this model, which has become an essential part of the Mexican Navy.

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Dec
12
2017

The World’s Best Aerial Firefighting Machine Returns to Chile

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Erickson Incorporated, a leading aerospace manufacturer and global aerial services company that has fought fires for nearly 50 years, has returned to serve the citizens of Chile in the Bío Bío Region. The aircraft, an S-64 Aircrane, will be brought in by Ecocopter, a Latin American national company of high complexity air services and cargo transport to provide services to the company ARAUCO with the aim of protecting population and industrial centers.

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Dec
12
2017

EIGHT MORE AW139S TO STRENGTHEN RESCUE AND BORDER PATROL SERVICES IN ITALY

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Leonardo announced today further orders for its AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter for public service and security operations in Italy, with contracts for eight aircraft valued at approximately 112 million euro.

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Dec
11
2017

U.S. Virgin Islands Pilot Receives HAI’s Salute to Excellence Appareo Pilot of the Year Award

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Alexandria, Va. (December 11, 2017) – Helicopter Association International (HAI) is pleased to announce today that Maria Rodriguez , of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), a pilot for Caribbean Buzz, is the 2018 winner of HAI’s Salute to Excellence Appareo Pilot of the Year Award. The award recognizes an outstanding single feat performed by a helicopter pilot during the year or extraordinary professionalism over time. It will be presented at HAI’s Salute to Excellence Awards Dinner at HAI HELI-EXPO 2018 in Las Vegas.

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Dec
11
2017

BELL HELICOPTER DELIVERS FOUR BELL 412EPS TO ARGENTINA

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Fort Worth, TX (December 11, 2017) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the delivery of four Bell 412EP helicopters to Argentina. The Government of Argentina will use these aircraft for search and rescue operations, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, peacekeeping support, scientific operations in the Antarctic, and other missions.

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Dec
11
2017

CHC Announces Partnership with Art Williams and Harry Wendt Aeronautical Engineering School

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GEORGETOWN, GUYANA, December 11, 2017 – Today, CHC Helicopter and the Art Williams and Harry Wendt Aeronautical Engineering School announced the beginning of a local partnership in Guyana that will include four scholarships for deserving students to continue to pursue their Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s Licence as well as the provision of additional educational resources, such as time-expired helicopter parts and airframes, in the future. The partnership may also be expanded to include instruction from CHC engineers as well as internships and future placement opportunities for graduates of the school.

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Dec
10
2017

ENVOY AIR APPOINTS NEW VP OF PEOPLE SERVICES

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IRVING, Texas – Bringing 17 years of Human Resources experience to the team, Jocelyn Moore has been appointed as Envoy Air’s new Vice President of People Services. Envoy is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group, providing regional service under the American Eagle brand.

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Dec
10
2017

Bell Helicopter Becomes First Major Helicopter Manufacturer to Exhibit at CES 2018

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Bell Helicopter Becomes First Major Helicopter Manufacturer to Exhibit at CES 2018

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Dec
10
2017

Airbus Helicopters completes AS565 MBe Panther deliveries to Mexican Navy

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Marignane, The Mexican Navy has received its final two AS565 MBe Panther helicopters during a delivery ceremony at Airbus Helicopters in Marignane. With their order for ten units in 2014, the Mexican Navy became the launch customer of this new version. The first four helicopters were delivered in 2016 and the remaining six during the course of 2017.

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Dec
07
2017

Jupiter Avionics Obtains TSO for JA94 Dual Audio Controller

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(KELOWNA, BC, Canada. December 7, 2017) – Jupiter Avionics Corporation announced today that their JA94 Dual Audio Controller has obtained Technical Standard Order (TSO) designation from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Receiving the TSO means that the JA94 has met all design and production standards required by the FAA.

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Dec
07
2017

TUCSON POLICE DEPARTMENT SELECTS ABLE AEROSPACE FOR CR&O SUPPORT

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MESA, Arizona (December 7, 2017) – The Tucson Police Department has selected Able Aerospace Services, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, to provide component repair and overhaul (CR&O) and parts services for its Air Support Unit fleet of Bell Jet Ranger 206B3 helicopters. The contract will provide the Tucson Police Department with access to Able’s expanded repair catalog and enable accelerated CR&O solutions at substantial savings.

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Dec
07
2017

CHC Announces New Contract with Centrica to Support Norwegian Sea Drilling Program

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STAVANGER, NORWAY, December 7, 2017 – CHC Group today announced it has been awarded the contract from Centrica to provide helicopter services in support of their forthcoming drilling program at the Fogelberg field in the Norwegian Sea.

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