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Sep
18
2019

German UTM system based on FLARM

Posted by jhadmin

Droniq, a joint venture between the German ANSP DFS and Deutsche Telekom, is offering the first operational drone traffic management system in Europe and paves the way for safe and efficient drone operations in shared airspace and BVLOS.

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Tags: BVLOS FLARM Telekom
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Sep
18
2019

LO Helicopter Committee Enthusiastic about Bell 525

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New Bell 525 technologies will raise oil and gas helicopter operational safety standards in the North Sea.

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Tags: Bell textron
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Sep
18
2019

Cost Effective ADS-B “Out” Solution for Sikorsky S76 Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

DAC International’s S76 ADS-B “Out” STC and Integration kit represent an outstanding value to S76 operators and will provide for the most straight-forward, compliant installation available. The wire-harnesses and coax assemblies are custom built for this program and are intended to be simple, efficient, and time saving for the installer. Further, this Integration Kit allows the option to utilize both Trig and FreeFlight installation hardware as spares.

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Tags: DAC Lockheed Martin S76 Sikorsky
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Sep
17
2019

TracPlus Introduces Their New Cloud-Based Software

Posted by jhadmin

TracPlus is trusted in over 40 countries in the aviation, maritime, emergency services, firefighting, agricultural and mining industries to name a few. With their customer base growing significantly year on year, they needed a scalable and reliable system that customers would love to use, but most importantly, continue to trust.

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Sep
16
2019

MDHI AWARDED CLS & TRAINING CONTRACT TO SUPPORT KENYAN MD 530F CAYUSE WARRIOR FLEET

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Mesa, Ariz,– MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) is proud to announce it has been awarded a Firm Fixed-Price contract for the provision of Contractor Logistics Support (CLS), Contractor Field Service Representatives (CFSR), and both CONUS and OCONUS training. The contract – issued through Army Contracting Command-Redstone Arsenal on behalf of the Multinational Aviation Special Project Office (MASPO) – will provide support for the six (6) MD 530F Cayuse Warrior helicopters ordered for the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) via MD Helicopters’ 5-year $1.4B IDIQ Contract.

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Tags: MD Helicopters MDHI
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Sep
13
2019

Acadian Ambulance Service Sr. Vice President of Strategic Initiatives named by U.S. Department of Transportation to the Air Ambulance and Patient Billing Advisory Committee

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LAFAYETTE, LA – Asbel Montes, Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives of Acadian Ambulance Service, has been appointed to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Air Ambulance and Patient Billing Advisory Committee (AAPB Advisory Committee).

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Sep
12
2019

TRAKKA SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES TRAKKACAM TC-300 FOR INDONESIAN NAVY

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Trakka Systems is pleased to announce that the Indonesian Navy has selected and integrated two TrakkaCam TC-300 cameras, as part of their mission equipment package on the AS565 MBe Panther.

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Tags: AS565 MBe Panther Indonesian Navy TC-300 Trakka Systems
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Sep
12
2019

Lockheed Martin Recognizes Suppliers For Exemplary Performance

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BETHESDA, Md. Sept. 12, 2019 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recognized 18 suppliers contributing to its Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) and Aeronautics business areas’ products and services.

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Tags: Lockheed Martin RMS
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Sep
12
2019

Students STEP into the Future with Bell

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This week, Bell launched its new high school Student Training Employment Program (STEP). The students and schools were selected through Bell’s partnership with Project Lead the Way, a non-profit that puts STEM classes into K-12 classrooms. Students from Fort Worth and Arlington ISDs submitted their resumes and participated in onsite interviews. Out of the many applications received, seven students were selected.

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Tags: Bell textron
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Sep
11
2019

M International Hires New Director, Eastern USA & Canadian Region - PT6 Engine Programs

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MCLEAN, VIRGINIA (September 10, 2019). M International is pleased to announce the hiring of long-time industry veteran Greg Mant as their new Director, Eastern USA and Canadian Region, primarily supporting PT6 customers for all their turbine engine and accessory MRO requirements provided through M International’s MINT Turbines service company located in Stroud, Oklahoma.

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Tags: Greg Mant M International
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Sep
11
2019

New FLARM displays from AIR Avionics certified

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Two new models of the AIR Traffic Display series from the company AIR Avionics have today been certified as FLARM Compatible in the category ‘Primary Display’. Certification in this category makes it possible to install the display as the main display connected to FLARM devices that don’t have their own display.

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Tags: AIR Traffic Display FLARM
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Sep
11
2019

Royal Air Force selects Leonardo for counter-drone research programme

Posted by jhadmin

At the DSEI 2019 exhibition, Leonardo has announced that it has been selected by the UK’s Royal Air Force (RAF) to support the next stage of their research and development programme. The study will explore the current threat posed by hostile drones and how this is likely to evolve in future, as well as evaluating a range of technologies that could form a future RAF counter-drone capability. The programme is expected to last three years and will commence in early 2020.

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Tags: Leonardo UK Royal Air Force
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Sep
11
2019

EHANG COMPLETES FIRST PASSENGER-CARRYING AUTONOMOUS AERIAL VEHICLE DEMONSTRATION FLIGHT

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EHang has announced that during the 2019 Northeast Asia Expo in August, it conducted the first passenger-carrying autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) demonstration flight.

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Tags: AAV EHang
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Sep
11
2019

Metro Aviation takes delivery of first Airbus EC145e helicopter made in U.S.

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Grand Prairie, Texas, – Airbus Helicopters Inc. has delivered to Metro Aviation Inc. the first EC145e produced at its U.S. assembly plant in Columbus, Miss. This latest aircraft delivery is part of an order for 25 that Metro placed in 2018, and the remaining aircraft will all be delivered out of Columbus.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters EC145e metro aviation
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Sep
10
2019

Mecaer Delivers Bell 505 MAGnificent

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September 11, 2019, Philadelphia – Mecaer Aviation Group, Inc. (MAG) announced today a Bell 505 delivery in MAGnificent style.

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Tags: MAG Mecaer Aviation Group
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Sep
10
2019

ENVOY & TWU REACH AGREEMENT ON DISPATCHER CONTRACT

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IRVING, Texas, Sept. 10, 2019 – Envoy Air Inc., the largest wholly owned regional airline subsidiary of American Airlines Group (AAG) announced it has reached a tentative agreement with the Transport Workers Union (TWU) representing the carrier’s Dispatchers.

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Tags: AAG Envoy
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Sep
10
2019

CHC Group Appoints New Executive Lead for Global Operations and Supply Chain

Posted by jhadmin

IRVING, TX - CHC Group, one of the world’s leading helicopter services and maintenance, repair and overhaul providers, today announced that Miguel Carrasco has been promoted to the role of Senior Vice President, Operations and Supply Chain. Carrasco will oversee maintenance, supply chain, flight operations and other key operational functions across the company and advance the strategy behind CHC’s industry-leading global processes and standards.

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Tags: CHC Group
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Sep
10
2019

ABLE AEROSPACE SERVICES OPENS $9 MILLION, 60,000-S.F. FACILITY EXPANSION

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MESA, Arizona – Employees, dignitaries and community members joined Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Aviation Inc. company, last week to officially open a $9 million building expansion at Able’s headquarters facility, located within Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa, Arizona.

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Tags: Able Mesa textron
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Sep
10
2019

Leonardo puts forward its AW149 for the latest/future generation tactical troop helicopter requirements at DSEI 2019

Posted by jhadmin

London, 10 September 2019 - At the DSEI 2019 exhibition, Leonardo displays its latest- generation medium-lift AW149 helicopter. The modern, reliable and cost-effective aircraft is rapidly configurable to meet a wide range of military missions: Troop transport/troop insertion (carrying up to 16 fully-equipped troops or up to 19 passengers), cargo re-supply/external lift, CASEVAC/MEDEVAC, search and rescue (SAR), Special Forces operations and combat SAR, Command and Control (C2), and close air support. The AW149 has been certified by the Italian Directorate of Air Armaments (ARMAEREO). It has already been selected in the export market where it is in service today.

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Tags: AW149 Leonardo
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Sep
09
2019

KAMAN ANNOUNCES NEW K-MAX® ORDER FROM ROTEX HELICOPTER AG

Posted by jhadmin

Bloomfield, Conn - (September 9, 2019) – Kaman Aerospace, a division of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announced today that it received a new order for the K-MAX® medium-to-heavy lift helicopter, bringing the total number of firm orders since the relaunch of production to twelve aircraft. The most recent order is from Rotex Helicopter AG, of Balzers Liechtenstein, which currently operates multiple K-MAX® aircraft focused on aerial construction and logging. Delivery of this aircraft is expected in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Tags: Kaman Kaman Aerospace K-MAX
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Sep
09
2019

FAA, UAS Partners Complete Successful Demos

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), NASA and their partners in a pilot program that is laying the groundwork for an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) traffic management system successfully demonstrated how such a system can work in the future.

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Tags: FAA NASA UAS
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Sep
09
2019

HAI President/CEO Named to US Department of Transportation Safety Oversight and Certification Advisory Committee

Posted by jhadmin

Alexandria, Virginia (September 9, 2019) – Helicopter Association International (HAI) is pleased to announce that U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao recently appointed HAI President and CEO Matthew Zuccaro to the Safety Oversight and Certification Advisory Committee (SOCAC) for a period of two years.

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Tags: DOT HAI Matt Zuccaro SOCAC
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Sep
09
2019

Precision Aviation Group, Inc. (PAG) Acquires Momentum Services Corporation (MSC)

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, GA – September 9, 2019 – Precision Aviation Group, Inc. (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the worldwide aerospace and defense industry announced today the acquisition of Momentum Services Corporation (MSC). MSC is a leading global provider of Repair services for LCD Flat Panel Displays.

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Tags: PAG
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Sep
07
2019

Airbus delivers 1,000th Super Puma helicopter

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Marignane - Airbus Helicopters has delivered its 1,000th Super Puma helicopter: a twin-engine multi-role H215 assembled in Marignane, France, and handed over to the German Federal Police (Bundespolizei) to support the German Havarie Command, which manages maritime emergencies off of Germany’s coast.

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Tags: Airbus Helicopters H215 Super Puma
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Sep
06
2019

Leonardo’s new MAIR system shows off multi-sensor Infra-Red coverage capabilities on first test flight

Posted by jhadmin

Following its launch in June at the Paris Air Show, Leonardo has successfully conducted the first test flight of its Multiple Aperture Infra-Red (MAIR) system, which provides crews with spherical missile warning, Hostile Fire Indication (HFI), day and night imaging and Infra-Red Search and Track (IRST) functionality. The MAIR system has been installed on a testbed helicopter and departed from La Spezia on the coast of Italy on a round-trip flight path which took it past nearby Genova. During the test, the MAIR operated as expected and was able to record data throughout the flight. Further flights will now take place to verify the MAIR’s full suite of modes.

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Sep
06
2019

370i Internal Black Hawk Firefighting Tank FAA STC -Simplex Aerospace

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Simplex Aerospace has announced that they have received the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) SR02657SE for an internal Fire Attack System (FAS) for the UH-60 A Blackhawk. The Model 370i FAS is certified for installation and operation on the Timberline Helicopters Inc. TC type. Simplex will be working quickly to add additional Blackhawk Type Certificates to the Model 370i FAS Approved Model List (AML). The Model 370i FAS is the first, and only FAA certified internal Fire Attack System for the Blackhawk helicopter developed primarily for restricted category civil aerial firefighting operators and requires no modifications to the aircraft structure.

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Tags: Blackhawk Simplex Aerospace
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Sep
06
2019

Leonardo and CAE USA Sign Memorandum of Agreement to Collaborate on Helicopter and Training Solutions for U.S. Government

Posted by jhadmin

Washington D.C., September 6, 2019 – Leonardo and CAE USA have joined forces to collaborate in the United States to offer integrated solutions for helicopter training requirements for the government market. A Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) was signed recently between the companies that expands on the long- established relationship between Leonardo and CAE in helicopter training. The MoA is focused on delivering tailored helicopter-and-training packages to U.S. government operators and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers.

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Tags: CAE Leonardo
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Sep
05
2019

Entrol delivers a K-MAX® FTD Level 5 simulator to Kaman Aerospace

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Entrol has designed, manufactured and installed a K-MAX® FTD (Flight Training Device) Level 5 simulator to Kaman Aerospace, who resumed production of this medium-to-heavy lift helicopter in 2015.

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Tags: entrol Kaman K-MAX
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Sep
05
2019

ASTRONAUTICS RECEIVES ANAC SUPPLEMENTAL TYPE CERTIFICATE FOR ITS ROADRUNNER EFI

Posted by jhadmin

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – September 5, 2019 - Astronautics Corporation of America’s AFI4700 RoadRunner Electronic Flight Instrument (EFI) received a supplemental type certificate (STC) for A109/119 helicopters from Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC), Brazil’s civil aviation authority.

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Tags: AFI4700 Astronautics Corporation of America EFI
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Sep
05
2019

PZL Mielec Displays Single-Station Stores Pylon For Armed Black Hawk

Posted by jhadmin

KIELCE, Poland, -- During the MSPO International Defence Industry Exhibition, PZL Mielec, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) displayed an S-70i™ Armed Black Hawk® helicopter fitted with a single-station external stores pylon. Designed at PZL Mielec as a lighter weight, lower cost alternative to currently fielded dual-station external wings, a single-station pylon attached to one or both sides of the aircraft will be compatible with the advanced weapon system that allows Black Hawk pilot gunners to support battlefield operations using forward firing guns, rockets and air-to-ground missiles.

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Tags: Black Hawk Lockheed Martin PZL Mielec
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