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Feb
16
2010

Powervamp sponsors overalls for volunteer conservation engineers

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Powervamp Ltd , specialist manufacturer of Aviation Ground power units , Power supplies and portable battery packs based in Weston-super-Mare, has sponsored new sets of overalls for all volunteer conservation engineers at the town’s Helicopter Museum.

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Feb
16
2010

CloudBurst Fire Bucket has received a Rave Review from Paul Greene of Greene Air in New Zealand

Posted by jhadmin

CloudBurst Fire Bucket has received a Rave Review from Paul Greene of Greene Air in New Zealand. Paul was fling a CB1000 in Australia this past fire season with great success.

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Feb
16
2010

Air Comm Unveils New Customer-Focused Web Site Featuring Online Ordering

Posted by jhadmin

Boulder, Colo., February 15, 2010 — A new Air Comm Corp. web site designed to meet the needs of aerospace industry customers, has been up and running since late last year. The site was developed over the course of several months and is based on the results of a customer survey about what users value and require in an industry web site. Air Comm Corp. is a privately held company that develops environmental control systems and provides mission-critical components and engineering solutions for military and commercial aerospace customers.

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Tags: aircomm
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Feb
16
2010

Sikorsky Aircraft and Terma sign MOU to explore potential collaboration on Danish Maritime Helicopter Program opportunity

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Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and Terma A/S today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to explore potential collaborations if the Danish government decides to procure Sikorsky MH-60R SEAHAWKhelicopters.

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Feb
15
2010

DART Helicopter Services Announces Brazilian Approval of AKV’s Cycle Counter for the AS350

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DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their affiliated partner AKV Inc. has received Brazilian approval for the turbine engine cycle counter for the AS 350 B/BA/B1 & B2 Arriel 1 engine.

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Feb
15
2010

ACES Systems’ VIPER 4040 Analyzer APPROVED for Vibration Surveys on TURBOMECA/ARRIEL engines!

Posted by jhadmin

Knoxville TN – ACES Systems, the Aviation Division of Technology for Energy Corp. (TEC) announces Turbomeca approval of the VIPER Model 4040 / Turbomeca/Arriel Engine Vibration Survey Kit for immediate delivery and use on the Turbomeca Arriel Engine line.

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Tags: TurboMecca Viper Vibration Kit
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Feb
08
2010

RHC Accepting R66 Orders

Posted by jhadmin

RHC is now accepting R66 orders. The base price with standard equipment is $770,000 and the required non-refundable deposit is $75,000. Serial numbers will not be assigned and delivery dates will not be confirmed until after FAA certification is complete.

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Feb
05
2010

Erickson Air-Crane Joins an Elite List of Companies with Outstanding Safety and Health Programs Nationwide

Posted by jhadmin

Portland, Oregon, 1/11/10 – The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has recognized Erickson as a SHARP employer. The Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP), recognized nationwide, acknowledges exceptional companies whose safety and health management programs are determined to be comprehensive and effective to the extent that they are granted a limited exemption from programmed inspections.

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Feb
05
2010

BRISTOW GROUP REPORTS FISCAL 2010 THIRD QUARTER

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Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS) today reported financial results for its fiscal 2010 third quarter ended December 31, 2009.

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Tags: Bristow Helicopters
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Feb
05
2010

HELIRUSSIA 2010 Goes To HELI-EXPO 2010

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The International Helicopter Industry Exhibition HELIRUSSIA, held annually in the capital of Russia since 2008, has become a regular visitor to HELI-EXPO.

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Tags: HeliExpo Russian Helicopters
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Feb
02
2010

Sikorsky Innovations Launched to Redefine Future of Vertical Flight

Posted by jhadmin

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today launched its new technology development organization – Sikorsky Innovations – at a program attended by more than 100 government, education, business, technology and other officials at the Connecticut Science Center in Hartford. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).

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Feb
01
2010

FLYIT SIMULATORS HELPS “BALANCE OF TRADE"

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Three of the four quarters of FLYIT 2009 sales the majority has gone to foreign countries.Among these orders are:

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Tags: Flyit simulators
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Feb
01
2010

North Andover Flight Academy Receives M Visa Approval

Posted by jhadmin

North Andover Flight Academy, New York and New England’s premier 141 helicopter training facility, received approval to accept nonimmigrant students under the SEVP M Visa program. North Andover Flight Academy is one of the few helicopter flight schools in the US which is a Student and Exchange Visitor Program M Visa certified school.

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Tags: M1 North Andover Visa
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Feb
01
2010

Russian Helicopters Ready to Fight Summer Fires in America

Posted by jhadmin

The Russian multi-role Ka-32A11BC that has been certified in major regions – America, Asia, and Europe and is regarded by leading experts as the best in its category will be featured during the world’s largest helicopter gathering.

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Tags: firefighting helicopters Russian
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Feb
01
2010

DART Helicopter Services Unveils Updated Website

Posted by jhadmin

DART Helicopter Services (DHS) today unveiled an updated, more capable corporate website. The up-to-date site is designed to enhance the customer experience with new, more relevant and current information, including the just-released 2010 product catalog, and new capabilities, such as on-line ordering, which will debut Feb. 18.

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Tags: DART Helicopter Services
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Feb
01
2010

Russian Mi-8 Helicopter to arrive at The Helicopter Museum

Posted by jhadmin

Russian Mil Mi-8 transport helicopter, once used by the Polish Air Force VIP Flight is due to arrive at The Helicopter Museum for permanent display next Friday (5th February) for unloading on the Saturday Morning (Starting circa 9am).

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Tags: helicopter museum
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Jan
25
2010

AIRSTATION DETROIT CONDUCTS MEDEVACS IN HAITI

Posted by jhadmin

HAITI – A local Coast Guard aircrew from Detroit has been flying around the clock in support of relief efforts in Haiti. Flying the HH-65C Dolphin rescue helicopter, yesterday’s mission involved evacuation of several trauma patients from the small village of Milot, which is nestled in the mountains 60 miles north of Port Au Prince.

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Jan
25
2010

DART Helicopter Services Announces EASA Approval of Apical’s EC145 Emergency Float Kits

Posted by jhadmin

DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their subsidiary Apical Industries has received EASA approval of the EC145 Tri-Bag Emergency Float Systems with & without Liferafts.Transport Canada and FAA approval have been previously received.

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Jan
18
2010

Group 3 Aviation Inc Announces Grand Opening of New Student Housing Facilities

Posted by jhadmin

Van Nuys, California - January 18, 2010– Group 3 Aviation Inc., an FAA & VA Approved Part 141 flight training facility and Part 135 charter service operating from the Van Nuys Airport (VNY), recently announced the grand opening of its new pilot housing. The residential accommodations streamline and simplify lodging for out-of-state and overseas full-time Group 3 Aviation students.

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Tags: Group 3 Aviation Hehcopter Flight Schools and Training
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Jan
18
2010

Coast Guard Air Station Detroit on scene in Haiti

Posted by jhadmin

As a massive military response to the Haiti earthquake mounts, forward deployed crews from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit were already on-scene.

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Jan
18
2010

PHI, Inc. First Ever to Conduct Helicopter Flights Across Gulf of Mexico Using ADS-B Technology

Posted by jhadmin2

In a historic announcement with the FAA, PHI, Inc. announced that it is the first and only helicopter operator in the world to conduct ADS-B flights over the Gulf of Mexico. On December 17, 2009, at 7:32 a.m., PHI completed the first ever IFR Controlled Helicopter flight over the Gulf of Mexico using ADS-B Technology. This marked a groundbreaking flight for PHI and the FAA.

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Jan
18
2010

DART Helicopter Services Announces Certification of DART’s Sliding Door Hinge Kit for the AS 350 / AS 355 Aircraft

Posted by jhadmin

DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their affiliated partner, DART Aerospace Ltd., has received Transport Canada, FAA and EASA approvals for their Sliding Door Hinge Kit for the AS 350 / AS 355 series of aircraft.

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Tags: DART Helicopter Services
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Jan
18
2010

Nivisys Industries, LLC, Announces Exclusive Marketing Agreement with Night Flight Concepts

Posted by jhadmin

Nivisys Industries, LLC, a leader in Night Vision and Thermal technologies, announced today thatthey have retained Night Flight Concepts as the exclusive North American Distributor of their NVAG Night Vision Aviator Goggle.

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Tags: Night Vision Googles
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Jan
18
2010

AIR MEDICAL INDUSTRY WORKING GROUP ATTACKS PRESSURES TO FLY

Posted by jhadmin

A new working group of the air medical transport industry met on this date to formulate a strategy to identify and mitigate the pressures that may be placed on air medical crew members to accept or continue a flight under conditions of elevated risk. The project is part of the No-Pressure Initiative sponsored by the National EMS Pilots Association (NEMSPA) and is funded, in part, by the $10,000 Vision Zero award sponsored by American Eurocopter and awarded to NEMSPA at the annual Air Medical Transport Conference in San Jose, CA last October.

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Tags: EMS Helicopter Pilots NEMSPA
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Jan
18
2010

Air Technology Group to attend Heli Expo 2010

Posted by jhadmin2

Air Technology Group, Naples based aviation companies Air Technology Inc. and Air Technology Engines Inc., will be attending the HELI-Expo 2010 in Houston, Texas from February 21-23, 2010.

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Jan
11
2010

Shane Eddy Named Vice President Of Sikorsky Global Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

STRATFORD, Conn., Jan. 8, 2010– Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the appointment of Shane Eddy as Vice President of Sikorsky Global Helicopters, responsible for strategic leadership and general management of the growing billion-dollar business.Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). Eddy joins Sikorsky after a 14-year career at Textron’s Bell Helicopter company where he most recently served as Senior Vice President, Customer Support and Services, and as Chief Services Officer.While at Bell, he also held the positions of Executive Director, Commercial Helicopter Programs, Director of the Completion Center and Training Academy, and Manager of Product Support Engineering.In his new position, he reports to Carey Bond, President of Sikorsky Global Helicopters and Chief Marketing Officer for Sikorsky Aircraft.

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Jan
11
2010

Stratus Helicopters offers instrument training.

Posted by jhadmin

STRATUS Helicopters, the premier Helicopter Services and Training Provider in South Western Ohio has announced the availability of a complete Instrument Training Program for those seeking a Helicopter Instrument Rating. Utilizing one of their Robinson R44’s and modern avionics powered by Garmin®, STRATUS offers a complete Instrument Training Package that can be completed in as little as three weeks from start to finish for full time students.

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Jan
11
2010

HAI Announces Recipient of the 2010 Rolls-Royce Excellence in Helicopter Maintenance Award

Posted by jhadmin

Alexandria, VA, January 11, 2010 – HAI is pleased to announce the 2010 Rolls-Royce Excellence in Helicopter Maintenance Award recipient, Robert Peterson; Consultant, Columbia Helicopters, Inc., Aurora, Oregon. Over a span of 46 years, Robert Peterson has become a renowned authority on aircraft hydraulic systems. As such, he is routinely sought after as an instructor and speaker at conferences around the world. Drafted into the U.S. Air Force in 1963, Peterson spent five years working on hydraulics. During that time, he worked on numerous aircraft that included the F-4, B-52, KC-135, C-130, and the C-47 to name but a few. He became known as “Chief Trouble Shooter” – if there was a problem, he was the one called.

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Jan
11
2010

HAI Announces Recipient of the 2010 Pilot of the YearAward

Posted by jhadmin

Alexandria, VA, January 11, 2010 – HAI is pleased to announce the 2010 Pilot of the YearAward recipient, Earl S Palmer; Chief Pilot, Hillcrest Aircraft Company, Lewiston, Idaho. Earl S Palmer’s versatility and quest for professional excellence has been evident in a career spanning nearly 50 years. In 1962 Palmer enlisted in the U.S. Army as a Caribou mechanic, and after flight training was assigned to the 118th Assault Helicopter Company in Bien Hoa, Vietnam, where he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for participation in a night re-supply of a besieged outpost under heavy enemy fire. Following active service, Palmer taught pilots to fly the venerable Bell “Huey.”

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Jan
11
2010

DART to Market Helicopter Air Conditioners Through Agreement with Integrated Flight Systems

Posted by jhadmin

Oceanside, Calif., Jan. 11, 2010 — DART Helicopter Services (DHS) has expanded their helicopter air conditioning product line, under the terms of a new distribution agreement with Integrated Flight Systems (IFS) of Fort Worth, Texas. "Bringing IFS products into the DART portfolio has dramatically expanded our selection of air conditioning system solutions to customers worldwide," said Jeff Shapiro, DHS president. "These are quality systems, available for a wide range of helicopters. Customers can order now and be cool next summer."

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