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Mar
11
2013

Tanis Aircraft Products Engine Preheat System – Supplemental Type Certificate Bell 429 - Installation of Tanis Heli-Preheat System

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Las Vegas, NV. Heli Expo March 5, 2013- Tanis Aircraft Products is proud to announce a Supplemental Type Certificate for the Bell 429 - Installation of Tanis Preheat System.

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Mar
11
2013

Bell Helicopter Steals the Show at HELI-EXPO 2013 Introduces New Products and Reaches Agreements to Sell 50 Helicopters

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FORT WORTH, TX (March 11, 2013) – It was impossible to miss Bell Helicopter this week in Las Vegas at HELI-EXPO 2013, the world’s largest helicopter trade show and exhibition. Taking center stage as the show’s largest exhibitor, Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT) greeted record crowds of almost 20,000 event attendees who filled the Bell Helicopter booth to speak with company representatives while examining and interacting with the four Bell helicopters on display – two Bell 429s, as well as the new Bell 412EPI and Bell 407GT, both introduced this week.

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Mar
11
2013

Bell Helicopter Shares Lead Role in Public Safety Aviation Accreditation Commission

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FORT WORTH, TX (March 11, 2013) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today an enhanced relationship with the Public Safety Aviation Accreditation Commission (PSAAC) a subsidiary of the Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA), as part of Bell Helicopter’s continued commitment to advancing safety in the rotorcraft industry. Bell Helicopter is the exclusive sponsor in the development of PSAAC’s fire aviation standards and accreditation program. In addition, Carl Crenshaw, Bell Helicopter’s Parapublic key segment specialist, was elected to the PSAAC Board of Commissioners.

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Mar
11
2013

Eurocopter to demonstrate new EC175 helicopter to offshore oil and gas industry and news media at Sugarland event

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March 11, 2013 GRAND PRAIRIE – Eurocopter and American Eurocopter are bringing a new EC175 helicopter, configured designed for offshore oil and gas industry transport, to the Houston area for demonstrations on March 14-15. As part of the demonstration tour news media are invited to come see and fly in the EC175 on March 14 at Western Airways, 100 Jim Davidson Dr., at the Sugar Land Regional Airport.

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Mar
11
2013

AgustaWestland Appoints Rotortrade Services As Official Distributor for Second Hand Helicopters Worldwide

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AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Rotortrade Services as its exclusive distributor for second hand helicopters worldwide. Rotortrade Services will support the sale of both AgustaWestland and other manufacturer's "trade in" helicopters globally.

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Mar
11
2013

Ramco Systems launches Aviation on Cloud for Heli-operators

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Las Vegas, USA – March 7, 2013 – Ramco Systems, the global Aviation Software provider on Cloud, Mobile and Tablets today announced the launch of its ultra-cool, mobile-enabled software—Ramco Aviation on Cloud—for the Heli-operator segment at the HELI-EXPO 2013, the most coveted global show for Heli-operators. Ramco has been a leading provider of MRO and M&E software for the heli-operator segment, and with the launch of a cloud version, will be able to offer customers delivery options that best fit their needs.

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Mar
08
2013

Bell Helicopter Appoints New Russian Sales Representative - Announces Five Aircraft Purchase Agreements

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (March 7, 2013) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today the appointment of Helidrive as its new independent representative for Russia. Helidrive is the first Bell Helicopter authorized independent sales representative in northwest Russia. Bell Helicopter and Helidrive also announced recent purchase agreements for five aircraft - two Bell 429s and three Bell 407GXs.

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Mar
08
2013

Midwest Medical Transport Purchases Eurocopter EC135 P2e

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LAS VEGAS (March 6, 2013) – American Eurocopter today announced the purchase of an Eurocopter EC135 P2e helicopter by Midwest Medical Transport Co., Nebraska’s largest EMS transport company.

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Mar
08
2013

Med-Trans continues addition of Eurocopter EC135s to its fleet

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March 7, 2013 LAS VEGAS – Med-Trans Corporation, a leading provider of air medical transport services, has ordered its 14th EC135 helicopter from American Eurocopter in the last six months.

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Mar
08
2013

Turbomeca Safran and Phoenix Heli-Flight sign a Support by the Hour Contract

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Las Vegas, 7 March 2013 At Heli Expo, Turbomeca signed a Support By the Hour (SBH®) contract with Phoenix Heli-Flight regarding his fleet of Arriel 1D1 following delivery of the two new AS350B2. This contract will cover all the Turbomeca engines in Phoenix Heli-Flight fleet. By signing this contract, Phoenix Heli-Flight becomes the largest Canadian operator under Turbomeca SBH® program.

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Mar
08
2013

Avincis and Eurocopter sign a global framework agreement, including the acquisition of 10 EC145 T2 helicopters

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Las Vegas, Nevada, March 7, 2013 Avincis Group (Avincis), the world’s leading provider of aerial services for mission critical operations, and Eurocopter today announced a global framework agreement that includes the acquisition of 10 new EC145 T2 helicopters for emergency medical service (EMS) work.

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Mar
08
2013

Mountain Air Helicopters will put new AS350B3e right to work

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March 7, 2013 LAS VEGAS ­– Mountain Air Helicopters will take delivery of its new Eurocopter AS350B3e helicopter on Friday following the Heli-Expo 2013 trade show, where the aircraft used by American Eurocopter to demonstrate the capabilities of the latest in the AS350 AStar line of light single-engine helicopters.

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Mar
08
2013

Pop Artist Romero Britto Makes AS350 B3e a True Work of Art

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LAS VEGAS (March 7, 2013) – Robert Spiegel has always been a fan of pop art. So when the South Florida commercial real estate executive purchased a Eurocopter AS350 B3e for corporate use by his family-owned Poinciana Management Inc., located in Palm Beach, Florida, he had an idea for the perfect paint scheme.

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Mar
08
2013

Eurocopter Super Puma helicopters to serve Peru’s local market through a lease and by-the-hour support solution from Vector Financial Services

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Las Vegas, Nevada, March 7, 2013 Peruvian operator Servicios Aéreos de Los Andes will operate two modernized Eurocopter Super Puma AS332L helicopters through a lease and support contract with Vector Financial Services, a subsidiary of Vector Aerospace Corporation.

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Mar
08
2013

Vector Aerospace-Andalusia Receives American Eurocopter Service Center Approval

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Andalusia, AL – Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America (Vector) www.vectoraerospace.com, a subsidiary of Vector Aerospace Corporation and one of the world’s leading providers of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services announces that Vector Aerospace and American Eurocopter have signed an agreement enabling Vector’s Andalusia, Alabama repair operation to operate as an American Eurocopter Service Center in the United States.

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Mar
07
2013

A global leader endorses the EC175 - Bristow Group places a major order for Eurocopter’s next-generation medium-sized helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

Las Vegas, Nevada, March 5, 2013 Bristow Group, a world-leading provider of transportation services for the offshore energy industry, today signed an agreement for up to 12 EC175s – marking the latest major acquisition of Eurocopter’s rotorcraft, which sets new standards in the medium-sized twin-engine helicopter market segment.

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Mar
07
2013

Bell Helicopter and Air Medical Holdings Group Reach Landmark Deal for 30 Helicopters

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FORT WORTH, TX (March 6, 2013) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), today announced an agreement for the sale of 30 Bell helicopters – 24 Bell 407 and six Bell 206L-4 helicopters – to Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH), one of the largest independent provider of helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) in the world. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2013 through 2018. This order marks one of the largest orders in the recent history of HELI-EXPO.

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Mar
07
2013

Bell 429 Cargo Basket available through Aeronautical Accessories

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LAS VEGAS, NV (March 6, 2013) –Bell Helicopter has announced it is distributing a new cargo basket under its Aeronautical Accessories brand, produced by Aero Design Ltd. for the Bell 429 aircraft.

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Mar
07
2013

Vertical Aviation LLC Signs Up for 2 47GT-6 Helicopters and to become a Dealer Customer Service Facility for the US Southwest Region

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Scott’s – Bell 47, Inc. (SB47) announced today that Vertical Aviation LLC of Scottsdale, AR, has agreed to purchase 2 47GT‐6 helicopters and also signed up to become their dealer and customer service facility for the United States Southwest Region.

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Mar
07
2013

Japan National Police Agency Orders Two More AW139s

Posted by jhadmin

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, and Mitsui Bussan Aerospace are pleased to announce the award of a contract by the Japan National Police Agency (JNPA) to supply two AW139 twin engine helicopters which will be operated by the Hokkaido and Fukushima prefecture police. This latest order brings the number of AW139 helicopters ordered by customers in Japan in excess of 40.

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Mar
07
2013

Saudi Medevac to Be Equipped with AW139 Helicopters

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AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract for a fleet of AW139 twin engine helicopters to equip the Saudi Aeromedical Evacuation Department of the Ministry of Defence of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The helicopters will be configured with a dedicated aeromedical interior to perform air ambulance operations, with deliveries starting in 2013 and being completed in early 2014.

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Mar
07
2013

AW139 Delivered To Incheon Fire Fighting Department

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AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the delivery of an AW139 to the Incheon Fire Fighting Department in the Republic of Korea. The helicopter will perform fire fighting, emergency medical service, air rescue and transport missions.

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Mar
07
2013

Bristow Group Inc. Orders Six More AW139s

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AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce it has signed a contract with Bristow Group Inc. for six AW139 helicopters plus a number of options for additional aircraft. The contract was signed today at Heli-Expo in Las Vegas by Mark Duncan, Bristow Group SVP, Commercial and Emilio Dalmasso, AgustaWestland’s SVP Commercial Business.

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Mar
07
2013

Embry-Riddle, Antipodean Aviation Offer Survival Training in Emergency Water Landings

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Prescott Campus (Ariz.) and Worldwide Campus Headquarters (Daytona Beach, Fla.), March 6, 2013 – Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has teamed with Antipodean Aviation of Australia to offer survival training in emergency water landings for both fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft.

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Mar
07
2013

Hospital Wing Purchases American Eurocopter EC130 B4

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LAS VEGAS (March 6, 2013) – American Eurocopter announced that Hospital Wing (Memphis Medical Center Air Ambulance Service, Inc.) has purchased an Eurocopter EC130 B4.

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Mar
07
2013

Memorial MedFlight in South Bend Adding EC145 to Air Medical Fleet

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LAS VEGAS (March 6, 2013) – American Eurocopter, the leading provider of helicopters to the U.S. air medical transport industry, announced that Memorial MedFlight in South Bend, Ind., has purchased an EC145.

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Mar
07
2013

Mecaer Aviation Group Selected to Build Landing Gear Shock Absorbers for Eurocopter X4

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Las Vegas, March 6th, 2013 – Mecaer Aviation Group (MAG) has been selected by Eurocopter to design and manufacture the landing gear shock absorbers for the new-generation X4 helicopter, following intense international competition.

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Mar
07
2013

The Washington Companies Purchases Eurocopter EC135

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LAS VEGAS (March 6, 2013) – American Eurocopter announced the purchase of a Eurocopter EC135 T2e helicopter by The Washington Companies of Missoula, Mont. Starting as Washington Construction Company in 1964 with a loan and a leased bulldozer, company founder Dennis Washington has built and diversified his business, growing from a small construction company to a major corporation with a group of individual, privately held companies located across the U.S. and western Canada.

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Mar
07
2013

Bell Helicopter, through Aeronautical Accessories brand, exclusive distributor of Tanis Aircraft Products’ Preheat System for Bell 429

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LAS VEGAS, NV. (March 6, 2013) – Bell Helicopter is pleased to announce that, through its Aeronautical Accessories brand, it is the exclusive distributor of Tanis Aircraft Products’ new preheat system for the Bell 429 aircraft.

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Mar
07
2013

Vector Aerospace is approved as a Eurocopter service center for Super Puma AS332 helicopters

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Las Vegas, NV - Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America today received the certificate with full approval as a Eurocopter-qualified service center for the AS332 helicopter family. Presented at the Heli-Expo 2013 industry show in Las Vegas, Nevada, the certification includes O&I and I+ level airframe servicing, and allows Vector to perform major inspections, upgrades and retrofits on all AS332 Super Puma models. The primary focus will be on helicopters based in North America and registered by the Federal Aviation Administration.

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