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Feb
06
2017

M International Exhibiting at 2017 Heli-Expo Convention

Posted by jhadmin

MCLEAN, VA, February 6, 2017 - M International is pleased to announce representatives from their world-class portfolio company’s Keystone Turbine Services, LLC (KTS), Airborne Engines Ltd (AEL), MINT Turbines, LLC (MINT) and Southwest Fuel Systems (SWFS) will be exhibiting at booth #10837 from 6 through 9 March during the 2017 HAI Heli-Expo held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.

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Tags: AEL Airborne Engines HAI Heli-Expo Keystone Turbine Services KTS M International MINT MINT Turbines Southwest Fuel Systems SWFS
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Feb
06
2017

Global SuperTanker Sets World Record in its Fight Against Wildfires in Chile

Posted by jhadmin

“It has been a tremendous honor to work on behalf of the people of Chile as they fight these devastating fires,” said Jim Wheeler, President of Global SuperTanker Services, LLC (GSTS), which operates the aircraft. Wheeler has been on the ground with the crew of the SuperTanker since it landed in Santiago last week. “No other tanker has the capability to respond as quickly and comprehensively as the Global SuperTanker. This has truly been a team effort between our crew, the Chilean people and authorities, and private philanthropy to protect the people and property directly in harm’s way.”

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Tags: Global SuperTanker Services
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Feb
06
2017

Unmanned Safety Institute Adds Advanced Aircrew Academy as Strategic Distribution Partner

Posted by jhadmin

Cincinnati, Ohio, February 6, 2017 - The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), a subsidiary of ARGUS International, Inc., and a recognized leader in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) flight safety education and certification, and Advanced Aircrew Academy, a specialized aviation eLearning company dedicated to providing high quality professional pilot, flight attendant, and maintenance courses delivered via the web using a world class online aviation training systems, have partnered to add USI’s portfolio of online training offerings on the Advanced Aircrew Academy website.

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Tags: Argus UAS Unmanned Aircraft Systems Unmanned Safety Institute USI
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Feb
06
2017

Airbus Helicopters products gain market share in North America despite slow market conditions in 2016

Posted by jhadmin

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – Airbus Helicopters Inc. and Airbus Helicopters Canada Ltd. solidified their position as the North American market leader in civil and parapublic helicopters in 2016 despite a difficult market environment that saw a dramatic decline in total industry orders.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Airbus Helicopters Canada
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Feb
05
2017

Avinco demonstrates stability in helicopter market despite recent economic uncertainties

Posted by jhadmin

Avinco completed 27 helicopter transactions in 2016, totalling over $ 54 Mio worth of assets. Avinco was awarded the largest helicopter repossession contract to date with twenty one H225 and one EC155 to recover, store, manage and remarket on behalf of a consortium of international banks and the French Export Credit Agency, COFACE.

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Tags: Avinco
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Feb
03
2017

Milestone Aviation Group Provides $230 Million Secured Debt Facility To Bristow Group

Posted by jhadmin

DUBLIN,-- Milestone Aviation Group Limited ("Milestone"), a GE Capital Aviation Services ("GECAS") company and the global leader in helicopter leasing, announced today a commitment letter with Bristow Group Inc. ("Bristow"), a leading provider of global industrial aviation services. Under the agreement, Milestone is providing a $230 million secured term loan facility to a subsidiary of Bristow, secured by a pool of Bristow's helicopter assets. As part of the agreement, Bristow will extend select Sikorsky S-92 leases with Milestone, and Milestone will also defer lease rentals on select Airbus H225 assets on lease to Bristow.

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Tags: Bristow Bristow Group GE GE Capital Aviation Services Milestone Milestone Aviation Group Limited
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Feb
03
2017

UK Guimbal distributor expands with new investment

Posted by jhadmin

The ownership of the UK distributor for the Guimbal Cabri G2 has changed following the introduction of a significant amount of capital by HeliGroup. This move is expected to lead to the sales and leasing of Cabri G2 helicopters moving up a gear, building on the existing success of the UK having the largest national fleet of the type across the world.

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Tags: Cotswold Helicopters Guimbal Cabri G2 HeliGroup
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Feb
03
2017

MARENCO SWISSHELICOPTER proud to join the 2017 Helicopter Exposition in Dallas for a 7th participation

Posted by jhadmin

Switzerland, February 3rd, 2017 - MARENCO SWISSHELICOPTER is pleased and proud to announce its 7th participation at the Heli-Expo in the USA on the occasion of the 2017 Helicopter Association International Convention in Dallas, Texas. The event will be held from the 7th to the 9th of March 2017.

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Tags: Heli-Expo Marenco Swisshelicopter
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Feb
02
2017

GUIDANCE AVIATION APPROVED BY U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT TO PROVIDE HELICOPTER FLIGHT TRAINING FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Posted by jhadmin

Prescott, AZ -­‐ Guidance Aviation has trained hundreds of professional helicopter pilots since 1998. Guidance is now approved by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) under the Student and Exchange Visitor Program to issue I-­‐20s for an M-­‐1 visa for qualifying students.

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Tags: Guidance Aviation ICE Student and Exchange Visitor Program U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
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Feb
02
2017

CHI AVIATION GRANTED FAA TYPE CERTIFICATE FOR CH-47D “Chinook”

Posted by jhadmin

Howell, MI, February 2, 2017 - CHI Aviation is pleased to announce the completion of the Federal Aviation Administration’s process for acquiring a TYPE CERTIFICATE (TC) for the CH-47D. The type certificate was granted to TANDEM ROTOR, LLC, an affiliated company of CHI Aviation.

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Tags: CH-47D CHI Aviation FAA Tandem Rotor
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Feb
02
2017

Rolls-Royce completes factory acceptance test for first gas turbine for Italian Navy’s new Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) to be built by Fincantieri

Posted by jhadmin

Thursday, 2 February 2017 - Rolls-Royce will provide two MT30 gas turbines to power the Italian Navy’s new 20,000 tonne Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) multi-purpose amphibious vessel

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Tags: Italian Navy Landing Helicopter Dock LHD MT30 gas turbines Rolls-Royce
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Feb
02
2017

ARGUS PROS Provides Online Recurrent ICAT Training Course

Posted by jhadmin

Cincinnati, Ohio, February 2, 2017 - ARGUS PROS, a wholly owned subsidiary of ARGUS International, Inc., and a worldwide leader in on-site audits and world-class auditor training, has announced that it is now providing online recurrent IOSA Conformance Auditor Training (ICAT).

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Tags: Argus
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Feb
02
2017

Genesys Aerosystems announces its fully integrated EFIS/HeliSAS helicopter cockpit systems demonstrator will be unveiled at HAI Heli-EXPO 2017 in Dallas

Posted by jhadmin

Mineral Wells, TX - Representatives of Genesys Aerosystems announced today that the company will unveil its new state-of-the-art helicopter cockpit demonstrator at their booth (#8606) during the upcoming HAI Heli-EXPO convention in Dallas.

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Tags: Genesys Aerosystems Heli-Expo
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Feb
02
2017

IHST Global Survey Highlights Safety Strengths and Weaknesses in the Helicopter Industry

Posted by jhadmin

The International Helicopter Safety Team (www.IHST.org) has compiled data from its second annual survey of civil helicopter operators located in key regions around the world in order to gain a broader understanding of where safety initiatives are being implemented.

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Tags: IHST International Helicopter Safety Team
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Feb
01
2017

Airbus Helicopters, Inc. and Precise Flight, Inc. Announce Expanded STC Approvals for the Pulselite® Bird Strike Prevention System

Posted by jhadmin

Bend, Ore. – Airbus Helicopters, Inc. and Precise Flight, Inc. have announced approval of the amended Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Pulselite® Bird Strike Prevention System. This approval comes as an amendment to STC SH3319NM, bringing the total number of Airbus rotorcraft models certified for the Pulselite® System to 67. This includes all EC135, H-135, EC145, H145, and AS350 models.

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Tags: Airbus Helicopters Bird Strike FAA Precise Flight Pulselite STC
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Feb
01
2017

LORD Corporation Expands Sensors Product Portfolio for Unmanned and Autonomous Vehicles for Air, Land and Sea Markets

Posted by jhadmin

(Cary, N.C.) – LORD Sensing MicroStrain – a global leader in developing embedded sensing systems – has expanded its portfolio of sensors for unmanned and autonomous vehicles for air, land, and sea with the introduction of the 3DM•GX5 family of inertial sensors.

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Tags: LORD MicroStrain
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Feb
01
2017

No Drone Zone For Those Attending the Super Bowl

Posted by jhadmin

The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) latest public service announcement is a reminder that the airspace around NRG Stadium in Houston is a No Drone Zone for the Super Bowl.

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Tags: drone FAA No Drone Zone Super Bowl
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Feb
01
2017

Middle Georgia State University's School of Aviation Now Open to Border State Residents at In-State Cost

Posted by jhadmin

Learning to fly at Middle Georgia State University's School of Aviation is about to become a lot more affordable for prospective students who live in Alabama, Florida and South Carolina.

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Tags: Middle Georgia State University
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Feb
01
2017

Genesys Aerosystems announces its fully integrated EFIS/HeliSAS helicopter cockpit systems demonstrator will be unveiled at HAI Heli-EXPO 2017 in Dallas

Posted by jhadmin

Mineral Wells, TX (February 01, 2017) –– Representatives of Genesys Aerosystems announced today that the company will unveil its new state-of-the-art helicopter cockpit demonstrator at their booth (#8606) during the upcoming HAI Heli-EXPO convention in Dallas.

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Tags: Genesys Aerosystems Heli-Expo
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Feb
01
2017

Luma Technologies offers "Goggle Ready" LED Solution for Bell 206, 206L, 214, & 412 Operators

Posted by jhadmin

Bellevue, WA February 1st, 2017 – Luma Technologies announces the addition of the Bell 206, 206L, 214, and 412 platforms to their list of certified LED Caution Warning panels for retrofit and fleet modernization programs. Luma's initial STCs cover installation of their "4000 Series" LED Caution Warning panels as a drop-in replacement to the incand

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Tags: Bell Helicopters LED Caution Warning panels Luma Technologies
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Jan
31
2017

Van Horn AviationWorking to Increase Main Blade TBO and Provide Local 206B Main Blade Overhaul Capability

Posted by jhadmin

TEMPE, Ariz., – Rotor blade manufacturer Van Horn Aviation (VHA) is taking several steps to minimize downtime due to overhauls on the company’s composite 206B main rotor blades. In addition to working with several composite rotor blade repair stations around the world to provide authorization for main blade overhauls, VHA is also conducting fatigue tests to increase the time between overhauls (TBO) to 5,000 hours.

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Tags: 206B TBO Van Horn Aviation VHA
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Jan
31
2017

USHST Safety Experts Will Offer 17 Workshops at Heli-Expo 2017

Posted by jhadmin

Members of the United States Helicopter Safety Team (www.USHST.org) will be providing their safety advice for Heli-Expo participants in Dallas at 17 different workshops - - the highest number of presentations its members have ever provided at Heli-Expo.

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Tags: Heli-Expo United States Helicopter Safety Team USHST
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Jan
31
2017

Metro Hires Director of Customer Revenue Cycle Support

Posted by jhadmin

31 JAN 2017 – Shreveport, LA – Metro Aviation has experienced steady growth over the last 35 years, but has remained committed to supporting its existing customers first and foremost. That commitment has led to three new employees over the past two years that serve to directly support Metro’s family of operations customers. Metro is proud to welcome Holly Weber as the Director of Customer Revenue Cycle Support and is excited about what she will bring to the table.

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Tags: Holly Weber metro aviation
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Jan
31
2017

Vincent D’Rozario joins CHC Helicopter as Regional Director, Asia Pacific

Posted by jhadmin

PERTH, AUSTRALIA January 31, 2017 – CHC Group (OTC Pink Sheets: HELIQ) announced that Vincent D’Rozario has joined the company as regional director, Asia Pacific.

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Tags: CHC Group Vincent D’Rozario
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Jan
31
2017

CHC Helicopter Celebrates 70 Years of Serving Customers around the World

Posted by jhadmin

DALLAS, January 31, 2017 – CHC Group (OTC Pink Sheets: HELIQ) (the “Company” or “CHC”) today announced the beginning of a year-long celebration of the operator’s 70-year history since its humble beginnings as a crop dusting operation in British Columbia in April of 1947. CHC traces its roots back to Carl Agar, A.H. “Barney" Bent and Al Stringer, the three Canadian Air Force veterans who founded Okanagan Air Services on April 18, 1947. Over the next seven decades, CHC evolved from a single helicopter to a global leader in offshore transport, search and rescue, utility and emergency medical services.

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Tags: CHC Group
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Jan
31
2017

Insurance CEO Embarks on Cross-country Heli-tour Meeting Agents

Posted by jhadmin

Nothing stands between Rick J. Lindsey, CEO, Chairman and President of Prime Insurance Company, and the great agents and brokers of this country. Starting Monday, February 6, 2017, Lindsey kicks off his Prime Insurance Company - Evolution Insurance Brokers Heli Tour 2017, flying his personal helicopter from Salt Lake City to Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and on to Naples, Florida, to meet with agents and brokers.

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Tags: Prime Insurance Company
Categories: Press Releases


Jan
30
2017

Merlin Simulation launches new Pro Series products for flight schools

Posted by jhadmin

Merlin Simulation is launching a new Pro Series of products intended for flight schools. The Pro Series consists of type-specific simulators. The FAA issued Advanced Aviation Training Device approval for Merlin's S300C under the new regulations. Merlin's simulators for R22/R44 will be certified in the near future.

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Tags: Merlin Simulation
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Jan
30
2017

Airbus Helicopters achieves delivery targets and maintains market leadership in 2016

Posted by jhadmin

Marignane, Airbus Helicopters delivered 418 rotorcraft in 2016, a five percent increase compared with 2015, against a challenging market backdrop. The company strengthened its lead on the civil and parapublic helicopter market while maintaining its position on the military market.

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Tags: Airbus Helicopters
Categories: Press Releases


Jan
26
2017

RAMM AEROSPACE ANNOUNCES TRANSPORT CANADA APPROVED R44 WIPE CLEAN BULKHEAD/HEADLINER KIT

Posted by jhadmin

Saint-Laurent, Quebec - RAMM Aerospace is pleased to announce the Transport Canada approval of their R44 Wipe Clean Bulkhead/Headliner Kit. FAA and EASA approvals are pending.

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Tags: EASA FAA R44 RAMM Aerospace Transport Canada Wipe Clean Bulkhead/Headliner Kit
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Jan
26
2017

Open house event: Flight Training Academy at Corporate Helicopters, February 4th

Posted by jhadmin

On Saturday, February 4th, 2017 Corporate Helicopters’ Flight Training Academy will host an open house from 9am-1pm at Montgomery Gibbs Executive Airport located at 3753 John J. Montgomery Drive, San Diego.

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Tags: Corporate Helicopters Flight Training Academy
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