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Oct
11
2011

EADS North America readies its Armed Aerial Scout 72X helicopter for competitive fly off demonstration

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In anticipation of a competitive flight demonstration, EADS North America’s Armed Aerial Scout 72X (AAS-72X) is on display at the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) convention this week in Washington, DC.

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Oct
11
2011

Night Flight Concepts To Showcase Solutions at ALPA Laser Illumination Event

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Bedford, TX (October 11, 2011) Night Flight Concepts, a leading provider of night vision solutions to aviation organizations worldwide, announced it will participate in the upcoming event “Laser Illumination of Aircraft: a Growing Threat” to help raise awareness of this growing issue in aviation and to showcase solutions that can help mitigate the risks associated with voluntary and involuntary laser eye strikes.

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Oct
10
2011

DONALDSON EXPANDS FAA BARRIER FILTER APPROVAL TO INCLUDE EUROCOPTER AS350B3e

Posted by jhadmin

St. Louis, Mo., October 10, 2011 –Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), has obtained Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for the first Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) system available for the Eurocopter AS350B3e model helicopter with the Turbomeca Arriel 2D engine.

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Oct
10
2011

Elbit Systems' U.S. Subsidiary Awarded $23 million U.S. Army National Maintenance Contract for Repairs to ANVIS/HUD®

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Haifa, Israel, October 10, 2011 – Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("ESLT") announced today that its subsidiary in the U.S., Elbit Systems of America, LLC. ("Elbit Systems of America"), has been awarded a five-year, $23 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) National Maintenance Contract by the US Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM), for depot level repair services on Elbit Systems of America’s Aviator's Night Vision Imaging System Head Up Display (HUD) System (ANVIS/HUD®).

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Oct
10
2011

Component Control Releases Web Online RFQ for Automating the Sale of Aviation Supplier Inventory and Services

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Component Control announced today the release of Web Online RFQ, a solution that enables aviation suppliers to quickly integrate a branded parts search engine and RFQ capabilities into their existing website. This technically robust and low-cost ‘shop front’ functionality will revolutionize the visibility of inventory for suppliers to the industry.

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Oct
10
2011

Becker Avionics Announces TSO certification of New AR6201 VHF-AM Transceiver – Ideal Ground Clearance/3rd Back-up Radio for Business Aviation

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NBAA, Las Vegas, October 11, 2011 – Becker Avionics announces TSO certification of its new high performance, compact 2¼-inch, AR6201 VHF-AM Transceiver, with 8.33 kHz channel spacing and integrated voice activated (VOX) intercom system. The intercom feature allows up to two passengers with a standard or dynamic mic. The AR6201 continues the legacy of its predecessor, the AR4201 VHF-AM transceiver, which set the industry benchmark for its reliability and performance. With more than 18,000 units sold, the AR4201 has been the trustworthy companion for thousands of pilots flying millions of flight-hours.

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Oct
08
2011

FlightSafety International Appoints Jason Svoboda to Regional Marketing Manager

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FlightSafety recently appointedJasonSvoboda as the new Regional Marketing Manager for Southern California, Nevada, and Hawaii.Jason's responsibilites include sales and marketing for all FlightSafety training programs to operators, but more importantlyhe willassist you in determining your training needs.

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Oct
06
2011

FAA Administrator, NTSB Vice Chairman, are Among the Featured Speakers at the Fifth Annual International Helicopter Safety Symposium

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FORT WORTH - Administrator Randy Babbitt of the Federal Aviation Administration and Vice Chairman Robert Sumwalt of the National Transportation Safety Board will be featured speakers at the International Helicopter Safety Symposium taking place in Fort Worth, TX, on Nov. 8-9. The theme of the fifth annual symposium for the worldwide helicopter industry will be Human Factors: our Collective Challenge – Our Individual Responsibility.

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Oct
06
2011

Aero Inventory Selects Quantum Control to Launch Global Aftermarket Parts and Services Web Store – aeroinv.com

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SAN DIEGO, CA, October 06, 2011 – Component Control and Aero Inventory have today announced a deal that will enable the launch of aeroinv.com as a leading online ecommerce resource for sourcing aircraft parts. Quantum Control – a world leading technology system supplied by Component Control – will be used by Aero Inventory to launch its web store, aeroinv.com, which will offer 150,000+ SKU (stock keeping units) of readily available stock; „buy it now‟ functionality; transparent pricing and online trace documentation.

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Oct
04
2011

NATS Receives ATCA Award for Saab Sensis North Sea WAM System

Posted by jhadmin

NATS, the leading provider of air traffic services and solutions in the United Kingdom, received the 2011 Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) Earl F. Ward Memorial Award for their deployment of defense and security company Saab AB subsidiary Saab Sensis Corporation’s Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) in the North Sea. Presented at the annual ATCA conference, the Ward Award is “presented to a group for an outstanding achievement during the previous year, which has added to the quality, safety or efficiency of air traffic control.” The North Sea WAM system enhances the safety of air traffic serving off-shore oil and gas platforms by providing surveillance coverage in a challenging, remote environment that previously did not have complete radar coverage.

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Oct
03
2011

Able Engineering and Component Services Wins 2011 International Business Award for Excellence

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PHOENIX, Ariz., October 3, 2011 – Able Engineering & Component Services has been named Arizona’s outstanding international business.

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Oct
03
2011

Bristow Academy Inc. announces joint venture agreement with Rotorworld Institute LLC

Posted by jhadmin

Titusville, FL – Bristow Academy Inc., a division of Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE:BRS), today announced a joint venture agreement with Rotorworld Institute LLC to offer Helicopter Underwater Egress Training (HUET). The first eight-hour course is planned for October 7, 2011, and includes two hours of classroom and six hours of practical instruction.

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Oct
03
2011

Interactive Flight Data Monitoring Tool defines FDM events based on available recorder parameters

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In February 2010, the IHST Helicopter Flight Data Monitoring (HFDM) Working Group began a project to provide guidance to the industry to develop a base set of HFDM events.

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Sep
29
2011

Six Different Panels of Aviation Experts Will Share Their Views During the Fifth Annual International Helicopter Safety Symposium

Posted by jhadmin

FORT WORTH, TX. - Aviation experts from around the world will gather at the International Helicopter Safety Symposium taking place in Fort Worth, TX, on Nov. 8-9. The theme of the fifth annual symposium for the worldwide helicopter industry will be Human Factors: our Collective Challenge – Our Individual Responsibility.

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Sep
29
2011

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE DOUG DOTY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - BELL 206B3 JETRANGER COURSE

Posted by jhadmin

Hillsboro Aviation and The Doug Doty Vertical Flight Foundation has teamed up to offer the non-profit foundation’s first Bell 206B3 JetRanger Scholarship. The purpose of this scholarship is to help helicopter pilots advance to the next level in their training and make positive contributions to the aviation industry.

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Sep
28
2011

NIGHTCon Civilian Aviation Night Vision Conference Poised to Change Industry

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Bedford, Texas (September 26, 2011) — Night Flight Concepts, a leading provider of comprehensive night vision solutions, is pleased to report that NIGHTCon 2011 (www.nightcon.com)- the inaugural Night Vision Conference dedicated to civilian aviation - was a resounding success. The event featured outstanding involvement from Federal Aviation Administration representatives and unprecedented collaboration among leading NVG industry providers resulting in plans for a new NVG Industry Working Group that will represent the needs of civilian NVG operators. “We expect that the positive effects of the conference will be far-reaching,” Night Flight Concepts President, Adam Aldous. “The event was a game changer. Industry players participated in moving our sector to a new level of engagement that we all can build on to help serve and support the needs of industry and operators in the future.”

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Sep
28
2011

Guardian 5 brings new and advanced functionality to AFF marketplace

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Helitech, Duxford, Cambridgeshire, UK, September 28, 2011 – Guardian Mobility today announced the release of its newest product, the Guardian 5. The Guardian 5, part of a full line of satellite-based aircraft communications and data solutions, brings new functionality to the arena of portable satellite Automated Flight Following (AFF) systems by allowing real-time twoway text messaging. Authorized ground personnel can send messages to and receive messages from the crew, anywhere in the world, from any internet-connected computer or smart phone using the Iridium satellite network.

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Sep
28
2011

Guardian Mobility updates its FDM STC for AS350 helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Helitech, Duxford, Cambridgeshire, UK, September 28, 2011 – Guardian Mobility today announced that its STC (Supplemental Type Certificate) for installation of its Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) equipment on the Eurocopter AS350 family of helicopters, already in service, has been modified to enhance functionality. These enhancements add real-time satellite communications and a powerful Air Data Computer. Approval is imminent.

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Sep
27
2011

Turbomeca (Safran group) set to expand in the United Kingdom

Posted by jhadmin

At Helitech 2011, Turbomeca (Safran group) and its British site, Turbomeca UK, promote an increasing influence in the UK market. The company displays mock-ups of the Arrius and Arriel gas turbines, as well as a 3D presentation of the latest generation Ardiden 3.

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Sep
27
2011

DONALDSON ANNOUNCES EUROPEAN STC FOR INLET BARRIER FILTER FOR AGUSTAWESTLAND A119/AW119 Ke HELICOPTERS

Posted by jhadmin

St. Louis, MO, Sept. 26, 2011 -  Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for an Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) system for the AgustaWestland A119/AW119 Ke helicopters. 

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Sep
27
2011

SAFETY MINDED ICON DOOR SYSTEMS INTRODUCES INNOVATIVE KNUCKLE SPLICE CONNECTION

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MINNEOTA, MN – ICON Door Systems has introduced the billet steel Knuckle Splice Connection (Patent Pending). Designed by ICON engineers, this unique feature was developed in response to customers expressing issues with the stability of splice points on other hydraulic door designs.

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Sep
27
2011

Dwayne Williams Joins Aero Dynamix Team

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Aero Dynamix Inc. is very proud to announce that long time test pilot Dwayne Williams has joined their growing team of night vision goggle professionals.

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Sep
27
2011

Aviation Specialties Unlimited Announces Final Call for Entries for AMTC Night Vision Awards

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(BOISE, Idaho —September 26, 2011) Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) announced that they are accepting nominations for the Night Vision Awards to be presented at the AMTC Conference in St Louis, Missouri, October 1, 2011. This is the third and final award presentation for 2011. The night vision awards were created to acknowledge companies that use night vision systems and further safety by using them.

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Sep
21
2011

RLC RECEIVES 2010 CALIFORNIA OFFSHORE SAFETY EXCELLENCE AWARD

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Broussard, LA — September 21, 2011 — RLC, the largest privately-held helicopter operator in the Gulf of Mexico, today announced that RLC’s Santa Maria California Base Operations has received PXP’s California Offshore Safety Excellence Award for 2010. This award, which was announced at the 6th Annual PXP Vendor and Contractor Safety Conference, recognizes vendors and contractors who have met the highest levels of safety in their respective divisions.

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Sep
21
2011

RLC EARNS PRESTIGIOUS HAI SAFETY AWARD

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Broussard, LA — September 21, 2011 — RLC, the largest privately-held helicopter operator in the Gulf of Mexico, today announced it has earned the Helicopter Association International’s (HAI) 2010 Operator Safety Award. This coveted honor is bestowed upon helicopter operators who operated without accident in the previous year. HAI acknowledged RLC for its outstanding 2010 safety record of 72,000+ accident-free flight hours.

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Sep
19
2011

American Helicopters Annual Open House

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Annual Open House When:Saturday, October 15th Time:11am to 3pm (Rain or Shine) Where:American Helicopters

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Sep
19
2011

Metro Aviation delivers third EC135 to Republic of South Korea

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Shreveport, LA — September 16, 2011 — Metro Aviation delivered a third completed EC135 for the Republic of South Korea today. This third aircraft, delivered ahead of schedule, will join the first two delivered earlier this month for an official viewing by the customer later next week.

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Sep
19
2011

Appareo Systems Releases Updates to ALERTS™ Software

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FARGO, ND (9/20/11) – Appareo Systems, LLC, a leader in Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) solutions, is pleased to announce that it has recently released several significant updates to its ALERTS software products. The updates improve the already award-winning system and provide additional value to Appareo’s customers.

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Sep
16
2011

Abaris Training Instructors awarded NCATT Certification

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The National Center for Aerospace and Transportation Technologies (NCATT) has awarded five Abaris trainers the prestigious certification for training excellence. They are (from left to right) Mike Meringolo, Dave Castellar, Corrie Volinkaty, Bill Kinard and Jay Carpenter.

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Sep
16
2011

Special Operations Warrior Foundation

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PURPOSE: For more than 30 years, the Special Operations Warrior Foundation has provided surviving children of Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps Special Operations Forces (SOF) with the college education their fallen parent would have wanted for them and also provide financial assistance and support to special operations personnel who are severely wounded.

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