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Feb
01
2019

CNC Technologies Launches CNC.LIVE, New Defense Grade Online Portal for Hosting, Viewing and Sharing Real-Time Aerial Downlink Footage

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LOS ANGELES – CNC Technologies, an aviation technology and wireless communications company serving the law enforcement, military and government markets, announced today the launch of CNC.LIVE a new, defense-grade online portal for hosting, viewing, sharing and archiving real-time aerial downlink footage. The platform deploys for the first time in support of Super Bowl LIII, serving as the aerial law enforcement hub for several agencies of the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) including Georgia State Patrol, Clayton County Police Department, Dekalb County Police Department, Fulton County Police Department, Gwinnett County Police Department and the Atlanta Police Department to coordinate and manage their public safety operations.

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Feb
01
2019

USHST Safety Experts Will Offer 12 Workshops at Heli-Expo 2019

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Members of the United States Helicopter Safety Team (www.USHST.org) will be providing their safety advice for Heli-Expo participants in Atlanta at 12 different workshops in a wide variety of topics.

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Jan
31
2019

Airbus Helicopters North America rings in 2019 with milestone anniversaries

Posted by jhadmin

Grand Prairie – Airbus Helicopters North America is celebrating two milestone anniversaries of operations this year. Airbus Helicopters, Inc., based in Grand Prairie, Texas, is celebrating 50 years of sales and support for U.S. helicopter operators, while Airbus Helicopters Canada Ltd., located in Fort Erie, Ontario, is marking its 35-year milestone.

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Jan
30
2019

Frasca RTD Features Real Garmin G1000 NXi Software

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January 30, 2019, Urbana, IL – Frasca International, Inc. announces that they have partnered with Garmin to integrate Real Garmin G1000 NXi software into their new Frasca RTD™ (Reconfigurable Training Device). This is a first in the simulation industry and required extensive collaboration between Frasca and Garmin to ensure that Frasca’s simulation software and Garmin’s G1000 NXi software operate in harmony.

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Jan
30
2019

Sikorsky S-92A® Helicopter To Commence Operations In Mexico

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Stratford, Conn., Jan. 30, 2019 ­­– A major oil company has selected three Sikorsky S-92® helicopters to provide deepwater transportation to rigs off the shores of Mexico. Three fielded S-92 helicopters will support the client’s operations, including crew change and search and rescue. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT).

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Jan
29
2019

Stewart Corbin joins Metro Aviation

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Metro Aviation is pleased to welcome Stewart Corbin to the team as he steps into a new role as Customer Communication Center Training Manager. Within the same vein of Metro’s Transport Business Services and Customer Revenue Cycle Support, Stewart will provide yet another value-added service to Metro’s operations customers.

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Jan
29
2019

Sikorsky Australia Moves Forward Stocking Location To Perth

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Perth, Australia – Jan. 29, 2019, Sikorsky, A Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT) today announced the relocation of its Forward Stocking Location (FSL) from Australia’s East Coast in Brisbane to the West Coast in Perth.

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Jan
29
2019

FLIR Systems Acquires Aeryon Labs for $200M

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WILSONVILLE, Ore.-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has acquired Aeryon Labs Inc., a leading developer of high-performance unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for the global military, public safety, and critical infrastructure markets for $200 million. Aeryon’s vertical takeoff and landing quad-copter airframes integrate multiple sensors, including FLIR thermal technology, to provide users with immediate high-resolution intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capability.

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Jan
29
2019

Atlanta is a "No Drone Zone" During Super Bowl LIII

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The airspace around Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta is a “No Drone Zone” for Super Bowl LIII, on Feb. 3, 2019, and during three days leading up to the event.

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Jan
28
2019

Rock Seven: Blue Sky Network launches RockAIR tracking device in the American aviation marketplace

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Blue Sky Network (BSN), the market-leading, San Diego-based specialist in global satellite technology, has this week revealed that Rock Seven’s RockAIR fleet tracking and messaging device is now part of its product portfolio.

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Jan
27
2019

ENVOY AIR & CWA REACH TENTATIVE AGREEMENT ON INITIAL CONTRACT FOR PASSENGER SERVICE AGENTS

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IRVING, Texas, – Envoy Air Inc., the largest wholly owned regional airline subsidiary of American Airlines Group (AAG) and its Passenger Service Agents represented by Communications Workers of America (CWA) have reached a tentative agreement on their first collective bargaining agreement.

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Jan
27
2019

SOUTHEAST AEROSPACE OFFERS Part 29 ADS-B AML-STC SOLUTION

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Melbourne, FL — Southeast Aerospace, the first company to have partnered to achieve the first ADS-B STC, has announced its latest ADS-B solution for the Part 29 market.

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Jan
27
2019

AAR and Lake Superior College Expand Partnership to Enhance Aviation Maintenance Program and Offer Clear Career Pathway for Students

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DULUTH, Minn., - AAR (NYSE: AIR), a global, independent provider of aviation services, and Lake Superior College (LSC) announce expansion of their partnership to further enhance instruction and career prospects for students enrolled in the aviation maintenance technician program at the college’s Center for Advanced Aviation.

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Jan
24
2019

HONEYWELL AND PIPISTREL COLLABORATE ON AIRCRAFT TECHNOLOGIES FOR URBAN AIR MOBILITY

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PHOENIX, Jan. 24, 2019 — Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Pipistrel have signed a memorandum of understanding that will bring both companies together to explore and develop solutions for the urban air mobility market. The companies will integrate Honeywell avionics, navigation, flight control systems, connectivity and other beneficial products and services onto a future Pipistrel Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) air vehicle to support fully autonomous operations in the future.

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Jan
24
2019

FLIR Systems Awarded $39.6 Million Contract for Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance Systems for U.S. Army Soldier Borne Sensor Program

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WILSONVILLE, Ore--Jan. 24, 2019-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) has been awarded a $39.6 Million order to deliver FLIR Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance Systems (PRS) in support of the United States (U.S.) Army. The highly capable nano-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) systems delivered under this contract will support platoon and small unit level surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities as part of the Soldier Borne Sensor (SBS) Program. The U.S. Army awarded in June 2018 the first SBS phase contract to FLIR for an initial batch of Black Hornet PRS. These systems are being delivered now to the U.S. Army for initial integration into the force.

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Tags: Black Hornet FLIR PRS SBS Program UAV US Army
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Jan
24
2019

Tal Golan Joins Universal Avionics as Rotorcraft Business Development Manager

Posted by jhadmin

Tucson, AZ - January 24, 2019 – Dan Reida, V.P. of Sales, Marketing, and Support for Universal Avionics (UA), announces that Mr. Tal Golan has been appointed to the newly created position of Rotorcraft Business Development Manager.

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Jan
24
2019

Boston MedFlight Releases Helicopter Landing Zone Safety Training Video Series for First Responders

Posted by jhadmin

BEDFORD, Mass. (Jan. 24, 2019) – Boston MedFlight, a nonprofit, nationally recognized critical care medical transport organization that partners with a consortium of academic medical centers, has produced a helicopter landing zone safety video training series developed for use by Massachusetts first responders and air ambulance companies operating in the Commonwealth. This is the first landing zone safety video series created specifically for Massachusetts first responders.

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Jan
23
2019

Bell Boeing awarded $144 million for V-22 support

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PHILADELPHIA, – The Bell Boeing Joint Program Office has been awarded an estimated $143,863,184 firm-fixed-price requirements contract for performance-based logistics and engineering support for the V-22 platform. This is an 11-month base contract with four one-year option periods. Locations of performance are Texas and Pennsylvania for V-22 aircraft belonging to the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Jan
23
2019

Boeing Autonomous Passenger Air Vehicle Completes First Flight

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MANASSAS, Va., Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] yesterday successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype in Manassas, Virginia. Boeing NeXt, which leads the company's urban air mobility efforts, utilized Boeing subsidiary Aurora Flight Sciences to design and develop the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft and will continue testing to advance the safety and reliability of on-demand autonomous air transportation.

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Jan
23
2019

INDONESIAN ARMY SELECTS NINE BELL 412EPI HELICOPTERS TO FLEET

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Under the contract, Bell will deliver the nine helicopters to PTDI, who will then perform customization work before final delivery to the Indonesian Army. In 2016, Bell and PTDI signed an expanded Industrial and Commercial Agreement which enabled the two companies to expand their support and services in Indonesia to Bell helicopter operators.

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Jan
23
2019

Airbus Helicopters sees strong sales increase in 2018

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Airbus Helicopters sees strong sales increase in 2018

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Jan
18
2019

FLIR Systems Awarded $89 Million Contract from French Armed Forces to Deliver Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance System

Posted by jhadmin

WILSONVILLE, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2019-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today it has been awarded a contract from the French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) in support of the French Operational Pocket Drone (DrOP) program. The contract has a ceiling value of $89 million to provide the FLIR Black Hornet® 3 nano-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and Personal Reconnaissance System (PRS) to support French Armed Forces operations.

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Jan
18
2019

LEONARDO AWARDED £293 MILLION APACHE INTEGRATED OPERATIONAL SUPPORT CONTRACT BY THE UK MOD

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Leonardo is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence to provide the Apache AH Mk.1 Attack Helicopter fleet with comprehensive support and maintenance services. The Apache Integrated Operational Support (IOS) contract is valued at approximately £293 million (approximately €325 million) and will continue to support the Apache AH Mk.1 Attack Helicopter fleet from 1st April 2019 until the aircraft goes out of service in 2024.

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Jan
16
2019

BTA CHIEF FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR RECEIVES HAI’S W.A. “DUB” BLESSING FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD

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Alexandria, Va. – Helicopter Association International (HAI) is pleased to announce today that Marty Wright, Chief Flight Instructor at the Bell Training Academy, is the 2019 recipient of the W.A. “Dub” Blessing Flight Instructor of the Year Award. This award, sponsored by H. Ross Perot and the Perot family, recognizes superlative contributions by a helicopter flight instructor in upholding high standards of excellence. The award will be presented at HAI’s Salute to Excellence Awards luncheon at HAI HELI-EXPO 2019 in Atlanta.

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Jan
16
2019

Businessman and Philanthropist Adar Poonawalla takes delivery of India’s first Airbus Corporate Helicopters ACH145

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New Delhi – Airbus has delivered India’s first fully customised, ACH145 helicopter to Mr Adar Poonawalla, CEO and Executive Director of Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer by doses. This marks the entry of the highly successful twin engine helicopter into India’s private and business aviation market. The helicopter will be ready to fly in India by the end of January.

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Jan
16
2019

AAR’S NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE TO ENHANCE AVIATION MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTION AND STUDENTS’ CAREER PROSPECTS

Posted by jhadmin

ROCKFORD, Illinois, January 15, 2019 – AAR (NYSE: AIR), a global provider of aviation services, and Rock Valley College today announced expansion of their unique aviation maintenance education and training partnership to further enhance instruction, students’ job experiences and their career prospects at AAR upon graduation.

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Jan
15
2019

DOT UAS Initiatives

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On January 14, 2019, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced proposed new rules and a pilot project to allow unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or more commonly called drones, to fly overnight and over people without waivers under certain conditions and to further integrate drones safely into the national airspace system.

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Jan
15
2019

SOUTHEAST AEROSPACE WINS OPPORTUNITY ON $50B SEAPORT NEXT GENERATION CONTRACT

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(Melbourne, FL). — Southeast Aerospace, a leading Aerospace solutions company, has been awarded the opportunity to provide project management and engineering support services for the U.S. Navy through a new contract vehicle, SeaPort-NxG.

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Jan
15
2019

Aero Dynamix Celebrates 25 Years

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Aero Dynamix Inc. (ADI), is extremely proud to announce our celebration of “25 Years” in business as one of the world’s industry experts of Night Vision Compatible Lighting Solutions and Modifications. “Every year since 1994, Aero Dynamix has continued to grow and expand our capabilities and expertise in becoming the leader and innovator for integrated NVIS and Non-NVIS lighting solutions that we are today”

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Jan
14
2019

Giving Back More Than We Take Out

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In an effort to give back to the aviation community, two companies, Helicopter Online Ground School and Five Alpha LLC, have combined their unique talents in training and education and are working with the FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) to help provide free quality safety training to the aviation community. In their first webinar the team produced “Heliport Accident Prevention – What You Don’t Know Can Kill You” which saw over 800 participants sign up for.

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