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Nov
02
2016

Cobham Announces ADS-B INTEGRITY™ Test Application

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Orlando, Florida – Cobham AvComm, has announced today its new ADS-B INTEGRITY™ Test Application. The new app controls Cobham’s IFR6000 or IFR6015 Transponder Test Sets and GPSG-1000 Positional Simulator to support Supplemental Type Certification (STC) and post approval testing for ADS-B equipment installations per FAA Advisory Circular AC 20-165B. For R&D and factory test, the app will control Cobham’s IFF-45TS/A MK XII/A Bench Test Set and the GPSG-1000 for ADS-B Out performance. A complete, detailed ADS-B Out compliance report in FAA format, including a measurement for total latency, can be generated showing Pass/Fail criteria.

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Nov
01
2016

Bell Helicopter and Mecaer Aviation Group Announce MAGnificent Interior for Bell 505 Jet Ranger X

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NBAA – Orlando, Florida (November 1, 2016) Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company and Mecaer Aviation Group (MAG), an acclaimed designer and manufacturer of high-end cabin comfort systems, today announced the collaboration for the MAGnificent interior for the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X.

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Nov
01
2016

Associated Aircraft Group expands offerings in the Northeast

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ORLANDO, FLORIDA, Nov. 1, 2016 – Associated Aircraft Group, the Northeast’s largest premier executive Sikorsky S-76® helicopter service, today announced the continued expansion of its helicopter management program with the addition of three Sikorsky S-76 helicopters. The announcement was made at the National Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition. AAG is a subsidiary of Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT).

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Nov
01
2016

Sikorsky celebrates 10-Year Anniversary of S-92® Helicopter in China

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ZHUHAI, CHINA, Nov. 1, 2016 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT) today celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the S-92® helicopter operating in China. Sikorsky made the announcement at Booth H6E1 during Airshow China.

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Tags: Airshow China H6E1 Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
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Nov
01
2016

Mecaer Aviation Group (MAG) has rapidly grown to become a leading international provider of fully integrated landing gear systems for both the fixed and rotor wing markets

Posted by jhadmin

Orlando, FL – November 1, 2016…Italy based Mecaer Aviation Group (MAG) has rapidly grown to become a leading international provider of fully integrated landing gear systems for both the fixed and rotor wing markets. MAG is active across multiple sectors that include business, general aviation and high performance basic trainers.

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Nov
01
2016

Bell Helicopter, Shaanxi Aviation Industry Development Co. Ltd. and Xi’an Helicopter Company Ltd. sign Agreement for Future Collaboration and the Development of the Local Aviation Industry

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Airshow China - Zhuhai (November 1, 2016) Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today a signed Framework Agreement with Shaanxi Aviation Industry Development Co. Ltd. (SAIDC), a subsidiary of Shaanxi Energy Group, and Xi’an Helicopter Company Ltd. (XHC) pursuant to which Bell will work with SAIDC and XHC in their establishment of a company for the assembly and resale of Bell 407GXP helicopters to government and government-related customers in China. The agreement also provides for collaboration to develop in-country maintenance, training and customer support capabilities. As a part of this Framework Agreement, the parties have agreed to negotiate a five-year purchase agreement for the purchase by the new company of 100 Bell 407GXP helicopters focused on several missions, including Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (“HEMS”) and law enforcement missions in China.

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Tags: Bell Helicopter Shaanxi Energy Group textron
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Nov
01
2016

Becker Avionics International Debuts New BXT6513 Remote Transponder

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Miramar, FL - Digital avionics technology leader, Becker Avionics International, has announced the debut of the new BXT6513 remote transponder (dual antenna) with ADS-B out. This transponder, which is designed for both fixed and rotary wing aircraft applications, meets the FAA TSO. The lightweight and highly versatile unit can be controlled through dedicated control units, integrated Radio Tuning (RT) units, FMS, and EFIS glass cockpit displays. Also included are exclusive features specifically designed for special mission aviation, such as airborne law enforcement and ISR profiles.

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Nov
01
2016

Signature TECHNICAir Purchases ADS-B STC for Turboprop and Light Jets from FreeFlight Systems

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November 1, 2016 - IRVING, Texas - NextGen Avionics Leader FreeFlight Systems announced their agreement today with Florida based Signature TECHNICAir on the sale of the company’s supplemental type certificate for ADS-B Compliance on Hawker Beechcraft King Air C90 models. This transfer of ownership will allow TECHNICAir to modify and enhance the STC to meet the diverse needs of the King Air fleet while also expand the offering to include the light jet market.

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Tags: FreeFlight Systems TECHNICAir
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Nov
01
2016

FreeFlight Systems and CMD Flight Solutions Achieve EASA Validation for ADS-B Out AML STC

Posted by jhadmin

November 1, 2016 - WACO, Texas - NextGen avionics manufacturer FreeFlight Systems announced today that engineering and certification company CMD Flight Solutions have successfully obtained EASA validation of their AML STC for the integration of a FreeFlight Systems1203C SBAS/GNSS sensor paired with Rockwell Collins’ TDR-94/94D transponders.

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Nov
01
2016

Vector Aerospace’s Engine Trading team enjoys success in 2016

Posted by jhadmin

November 1, 2016 - Orlando, FL – Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is excited to announce the continuing growth of its dedicated Engine Trading team. Since its creation two years ago, Vector’s Engine Trading team has enjoyed strong engagement from the marketplace, with customers worldwide appreciating the range of responsive, value-for-money services offered by the team.

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Tags: MRO Vector
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Oct
31
2016

Universal Avionics Releases New UniLink® FANS Desktop Training Software

Posted by jhadmin

Tucson, AZ – October 31, 2016 – Universal Avionics UniLink Desktop Training Software for FANS and CPDLC Departure Clearance (DCL) Service familiarization is now available. The software is available for purchase via a new, active online order system on the company’s website, www.uasc.com/ult. Universal Avionics is offering the software in two versions to best meet operator needs: Lifetime License or a 1-Year License.

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Oct
31
2016

Universal Avionics Extends FMS Upgrade Incentives for Operators Preparing for NextGen

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Tucson, AZ – October 31, 2016 – In a continued effort to help operators with the cost of equipping their aircraft for the FAA’s NextGen mandate, Universal Avionics is extending three of their pricing incentive programs that were initially set to expire at the end of the year. The company’s ADS-B Out Incentive Package Program, and the SBAS-FMS Upgrade Incentive Program for Learjet 40/45/40XR/45XR and Citation Excel/XLS are now available through December 31, 2017.

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Tags: NextGen Universal Avionics
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Oct
31
2016

Universal Avionics in Final Stages of Flight Testing UniLink® SCN 31.X

Posted by jhadmin

Tucson, AZ – October 31, 2016 – Universal Avionics announces that the company’s new Software Control Number (SCN) 31.X for the UniLink UL-800/801 Communications Management Unit (CMU) is now in the final stages of flight testing. Following the completion of flight testing, TSO approval is imminent.

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Tags: Software Control Number Universal Avionics
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Oct
31
2016

Universal Avionics Hosts NextGen Hub at NBAA-BACE

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Tucson, AZ – October 31, 2016 – Universal Avionics is unveiling a new hands-on learning concept for attendees seeking solutions for NextGen equipage during the 2016 NBAA Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE). The centerpiece of the concept, called the “NextGen Hub,” came to fruition after hearing operators’ feedback and questions about the complex environment of meeting NextGen mandates. Universal has sent in their top experts to be on site in the Hub to offer help and support for operators facing equipage upgrades for the FAA’s NextGen roadmap, sharing their in-depth knowledge and first-hand experiences.

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Oct
31
2016

Vector Aerospace celebrates first anniversary of VMAX engine maintenance plan

Posted by jhadmin

For Immediate Release - October 31, 2016 - Orlando, FL – Vector Aerospace Corporation (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is celebrating the first anniversary of the launch of its VMAX pay-per-hour engine maintenance plan support program for the Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) JT15D turbofan at the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Orlando, FL, during November 1-3. Vector is showcasing its full range of cost-effective MRO solutions, including VMAX, on Booth 3257.

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Oct
31
2016

Latitude Expands Executive Team, Hires Industry Veterans

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(Victoria, BC Canada) Latitude Technologies continues to grow and add new market segments and sales staff to its team. Mark Insley President & CEO of Latitude Technologies Corporation hired Brad Smith former COO of International Communications Group. A veteran of the aviation industry for over 30 years, Smith joined the company as Chief Operating Officer and will be responsible for business development, sales, marketing, and the product roadmap.

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Oct
31
2016

ESTERLINE'S WORLD-LEADING COCKPIT SOLUTIONS FEATURED AT NBAA 2016

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EVERETT, Wash., October 31, 2016 - Esterline's Korry Electronics, the industry leader in cockpit lighting solutions, will be showcasing its world-leading Korry 5/8-inch switches and its UCS touchscreen overhead display panel at NBAA-BACE this year.

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Oct
28
2016

Textron Aviation to place new product investment at forefront with its largest aircraft display at NBAA 2016

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WICHITA, Kan. (Oct. 28, 2016) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company is bringing 13 of its business jet and turboprop aircraft to NBAA’s 2016 Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida. Headlining the impressive display, the company will showcase its latest clean-sheet business jets under development: the super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude and the large cabin Cessna Citation Hemisphere.

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Oct
28
2016

Spectrum Aeromed Equips AW139 for Remote Ornge Base in Moosonee

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(FARGO, ND. —Spectrum Aeromed announced this week that the company’s medical interior was installed on an Augusta Westland AW139 for Ornge, the air ambulance service provider in the Canadian province of Ontario. The helicopter was deployed to a remote base located in Moosonee, Ontario Canada.

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Oct
27
2016

Pratt & Whitney Canada Innovates Pay-Per-Hour Maintenance with the Launch of New Coverage Program

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ORLANDO, Florida – (Oct. 27, 2016) ) - With more than 10,000 engines already enrolled in its pay-per-hour maintenance plans, Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is once again raising the bar with the introduction of a leading-edge Eagle Service Plan™ (ESP) maintenance program tailored to PT6A customers, as well as a major enhancement to its current ESP plan offering. Each maintenance plan optimizes aircraft availability and performance while protecting and enhancing the value of the aircraft investment. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).

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Tags: Eagle Service Plan ESP P&WC Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A
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Oct
27
2016

METAL MAIN ROTOR BLADES NOW AVAILABLE FOR BELL HELICOPTERS

Posted by jhadmin

Helicopter Technology Company (HTC) is pleased to announce they are now offering Metal Main Rotor Blades for commercial Bell Helicopters 204B, 205 & 205A-1 along with various UH-1 model restricted category helicopters. The HTC Part Number 204P2100-101 Main Rotor Blade is a direct replacement the Bell Helicopter - Textron Part Number 204-011-250-113 Main Rotor Blade.

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Oct
27
2016

SmartSky’s 4 Gives More Continues to Support Corporate Angel Network at NBAA

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Since 1981, business aviation operators have strongly supported the noble work of Corporate Angel Network (CAN) by providing timely corporate jet transportation for cancer patients needing to get to specialized treatment across the country. For the second straight year, SmartSky Networks’ 4 Gives More program seeks to tap into that generosity at the National Business Aviation Association’s biggest event by providing a unique method to raise funds and awareness for CAN.

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Tags: CAN Corporate Angel Network SmartSky
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Oct
27
2016

Airbus Helicopters and Helibras introduce first H225M in naval combat version

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Itajubá, Brazil, Helibras and Airbus Helicopters have opened a new chapter in the history of the H225M multirole utility helicopter with the official presentation of the first aircraft in naval combat configuration. Developed and assembled locally by Helibras, Airbus Helicopters’ subsidiary in Brazil, this new H225M version is designed to meet the demanding requirements of the Brazilian Navy, with mission capabilities including anti-surface warfare and maritime surveillance.

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Oct
26
2016

$48 million contract for Chinese helicopter health monitoring

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Meggitt PLC (“Meggitt” or “the Group”), a leading international company specialising in high-performance components and sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets, announces that Meggitt Sensing Systems has been awarded a $48 million USD contract for a Health and Usage Monitoring System (“HUMS”) from Guangzhou Hangxin Avionics Co Ltd (“Hangxin”), a leading engineering and maintenance organisation, for its Avicopter AC313/SJ and AC352 helicopters.

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Tags: Hangxin Hangxin Avionics HUMS Meggitt Meggitt Sensing Systems
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Oct
26
2016

Honeywell Weather on Board Technology Wins Airbus Innovation Award

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Airbus has recognized Honeywell (NYSE: HON) for its Weather on Board technology at the Airbus Best in Class Partner Awards 2016. The awards ceremony took place in Hamburg, Germany, Oct. 5 at the annual Supplier Conference dinner where Airbus presented seven suppliers with awards to recognize their outstanding contribution over the past year.

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Oct
26
2016

MEDIA ADVISORY/CANADA AT NBAA BACE 2016: CELEBRATING A SUCCESSFUL YEAR WITH NEW SERVICE OFFERINGS

Posted by jhadmin

ORLANDO, FLORIDA--(Marketwired - Oct. 26, 2016) - NBAA BACE - Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has achieved a number of business aviation milestones in 2016, and its successful year is set to continue with new product and service announcements at the 2016 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)'s Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (BACE). The NBAA BACE will take place in Orlando, Florida from November 1 to 3, 2016. P&WC is a United Technologies Corporation company (NYSE:UTX).

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Oct
26
2016

Vector Aerospace showcasing its full range of B&GA engine support services at NBAA

Posted by jhadmin

Orlando, FL – Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, will be highlighting its broad range of business and general aviation engine support services at the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA) 69th annual Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, taking place in Orlando, FL, during November 1-3. Vector is showcasing its full range of cost-effective MRO solutions on Booth 3257.

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Oct
26
2016

Airbus Helicopters Inc. to exhibit industry-leading models for business missions at NBAA conference in Orlando

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GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – The Airbus Helicopters H130 and H125 helicopters, two of the leading models available for business, VIP, and personal transportation, will be displayed by Airbus Helicopters Inc. at the NBAA Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition, Nov. 1-3 in Orlando.

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Oct
26
2016

LORD Corporation Delivers First Production Orders for the CH-47 Chinook Improved Vibration Control System

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(Cary, N.C.) – LORD Corporation – a leader in the management of vibration, noise and motion control – has announced delivery of the first production orders of its Improved Vibration Control System (IVCS) to Boeing for the CH-47 Chinook helicopter.

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Tags: CH-47 Chinook Improved Vibration Control System IVCS LORD Corporation
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Oct
25
2016

Milestone Aviation Group to support enhanced emergency medical service operations in Australia with lease of Leonardo AW139 to LifeFlight

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Dublin, Ireland and Brisbane, Australia – Milestone Aviation Group Limited (“Milestone”), a GE Capital Aviation Services company and the global leader in helicopter leasing, announced today that it has recently leased a new, EMS equipped Leonardo AW139 helicopter to LifeFlight (formerly known as CareFlight) to support emergency medical services (EMS) and search and rescue (SAR) missions in Queensland, Australia.

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Tags: GE Capital Aviation Services Leonardo LifeFlight Milestone Aviation Group
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