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Mar
06
2017

Airbus Helicopters to enhance customer support through regional network of Premium Service Centers

Posted by jhadmin

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (March 6, 2017) – Airbus Helicopters Inc. is taking additional steps to enhance customer support to its many, far-flung Airbus helicopter operators by creating a network of specially trained, stocked and equipped Premium Service Centers.

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Mar
05
2017

FLIGHTSAFETY INTRODUCES NEW OPERATIONS CONTROL SPECIALIST COURSE FOR HELICOPTER AIR AMBULANCE OPERATORS

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NEW YORK – FlightSafety International introduces a new Operations Control Specialist course for Helicopter Air Ambulance operators.

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Mar
05
2017

LAUNCH CUSTOMER PJ HELICOPTERS NEARS 100-HOUR MARK WITH NEW DONALDSON DRY MEDIA INLET BARRIER FILTER; ON DISPLAY AT HELI-EXPO

Posted by jhadmin

DALLAS – March 5, 2017 – PJ Helicopters, the first operator to install and fly with a new Donaldson dry media Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF), is rapidly approaching 100 hours of flight operation using the new filter.

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Mar
05
2017

Fact Sheet: Columbia Helicopters Inc. Celebrating 60 Years of Service to the Rotorcraft Industry

Posted by jhadmin

Columbia Helicopters is celebrating its 60th anniversary throughout 2017. Here are a few items of interest about one of the world’s most successful rotorcraft service and support companies:

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Mar
05
2017

Birds and Bubbles at The Helicopter Museum!!

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The Helicopter Museum will be hosting a very special family fun day next month celebrating everything that flies (and floats)!

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Mar
05
2017

ONE YEAR AFTER INSTALLING ITS FIRST ENGINE FILTER, NEW YORK OPERATOR LIBERTY HELICOPTERS FINDS SUCCESS WITH DONALDSON IBF SYSTEM

Posted by jhadmin

DALLAS – MARCH 5, 2017 – A year after installing its first engine filter, successful New York City tour operator Liberty Helicopters has found a better solution to engine protection: the Donaldson Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF), a proven system from Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI).

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Tags: Donaldson Aerospace & Defense Donaldson Company Donaldson Inlet Barrier Filter IBF Liberty Helicopters
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Mar
05
2017

New Illuminated Bumper for Breeze-Eastern Rescue Hooks to be Displayed at HAI HELI-EXPO with 3 Rescue Hooks Now Approved for Interchangeable Use

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DALLAS, March 5, 2017 – Breeze-Eastern Corporation (NYSE: TDG) will unveil its new illuminated bumper, designed for quick and easy installation on any Breeze-Eastern hook assembly, this week at HAI HELI-EXPO 2017 in Dallas.

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Mar
05
2017

East/West Industries Opens Modern New Facility to Accommodate Growth; Cabin Seat Deliveries Under Way for Bell 505 Jet Ranger X

Posted by jhadmin

DALLAS, March 5, 2017 – While the industry experiences a downturn, sales and revenue are up 25 percent at East/West Industries.

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Mar
05
2017

BLR Aerospace to Celebrate First H125 FastFin System Fleet Sale at HELI-EXPO 2017

Posted by jhadmin

DALLAS, March 5, 2017 – BLR Aerospace has completed its first fleet sale of the FastFin® Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability System for Airbus H125 helicopters and will introduce its lead-the-fleet customer at HAI HELI-EXPO 2017 in Dallas.

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Mar
05
2017

Columbia Helicopters Completes Successful Firefighting Season Using Two 2,800-Gallon Internal Fire Attack Systems (FAS); One CH-47D to be on Display at HELI-EXPO

Posted by jhadmin

DALLAS – March 5, 2017 – With a lengthy and very destructive firefighting season under their belts, Columbia Helicopters has credited part of its overall success to its two Boeing CH-47D Chinook helicopters that were equipped with the world’s largest helicopter Fire Attack System (FAS) internal water tanks.

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Mar
05
2017

FAA Approves New Inlet Barrier Filter for Robinson R66

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Torrance, CA— Robinson Helicopter Company announced FAA approval of a new Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) for use in R66 Turbine helicopters. Developed specifically for the R66 by Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, the optional IBF provides added protection for engines operating in dusty environments.

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Tags: IBF inlet barrier filter R66 Robinson Helicopter
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Mar
05
2017

Maxcraft Avionics Receives STC for Category “A” Urban Operations from Ground Level and Elevated Heliports

Posted by jhadmin

Vancouver, BC, – Maxcraft Avionics Ltd announced that they have received Transport Canada STC SH16-53 for Category “A” Urban Operations from Ground Level and Elevated Heliports. Sikorsky S76C+/C++ aircraft equipped with this STC can achieve operational approval for takeoff and landings at H1 designated heliports.

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Mar
05
2017

FLIGHTSAFETY EXPANDS INITIAL NVG TRAINING TO BELL 212/412 AND AIRBUS H135 HELICOPTERS AND LAUNCHES ONLINE RECURRENT

Posted by jhadmin

NEW YORK – FlightSafety International now offers FAA-approved Part 142 Night Vision Goggle initial training for the Airbus Helicopters H135, Bell 212, and Bell 412EP using Level D qualified simulators. FlightSafety also introduces an NVG eLearning recurrent course.

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Tags: Airbus FlightSafety Night vision Goggle
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Mar
05
2017

Spidertracks Celebrates 10 Years Of Safer Aviation At HeliExpo

Posted by jhadmin

Aircraft management specialists Spidertracks celebrate their 10th birthday this year and are kicking it off at HeliExpo 2017 with a bang. The New Zealand-based company is traveling to Dallas to show off their 10th birthday special and give two people the chance to win a trip to New Zealand.

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Mar
05
2017

Frasca International Sells Helicopter Simulator for Royal Canadian Air Force Pilot Training

Posted by jhadmin

Urbana, IL. Frasca International has sold a Level 7 Flight Training Device (FTD) for the Bell CH-139 JetRanger helicopter for use by the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) No. 3 Flying Training School (3 FTS). KF Aerospace Defence Programs is the prime contractor for the RCAF's Contracted Flying Training and Support (CFTS) program at the Portage la Prairie Southport Airport in southern Manitoba. The Level 7 FTD was ordered Bluedrop Training & Simulation Inc. of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a CFRS subcontractor. The RCAF Simulation Strategy 2025 announced in 2015 calls for the optimization of simulation across all air force training activities.

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Mar
05
2017

LORD Corporation Announces Two Million Flight Hours for Their Proprietary Active Vibration Control System Products

Posted by jhadmin

Cary, N.C. – LORD Corporation – a leader in the management of vibration, noise and motion control – has announced that it now has more than 1,500 Active Vibration Control Systems (AVCS) and Electromechanical Systems (EMS) in service.

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Tags: Active Vibration Control Systems AVCS Electromechanical Systems EMS LORD
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Mar
05
2017

LORD Corporation Launches MRO Services Mobile App

Posted by jhadmin

Cary, N.C. – LORD Corporation – a leader in the management of vibration, noise and motion control – has launched a mobile application designed to easily showcase available parts for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) customers.

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Mar
05
2017

Twirly Birds Announce the 2017 Les Morris Award Recipient

Posted by jhadmin

Dallas, TX - International helicopter pilot organization, Twirly Birds, has announced the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Les Morris award as Mr. Carl Milko, helicopter pioneer and founder of Summit Helicopters. Mr. Milko began his distinguished aviation career in 1963 and was a helicopter pilot in Vietnam from 1965-1966. Following his military service, Milko received a Master's Degree in Forestry and used his aviation background in early forestry aerial applications, operations and management with Evergreen Helicopters. In 1981, Carl Milko founded Summit Helicopters with four other industry pioneers and since then, the company has flourished under his leadership with over 70 employees and 15 aircraft.

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Mar
05
2017

FLIGHTSAFETY AND SIKORSKY ANNOUNCE NEW SIKORSKY S-76D™ GRAPHICAL FLIGHT-DECK SIMULATOR

Posted by jhadmin

NEW YORK – FlightSafety International and Sikorsky, A Lockheed Martin Company, announce the entry into service of a new Graphical Flight-deck simulator designed specifically for the Sikorsky S-76D helicopter.

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Mar
03
2017

VIH Aerospace Offers Comprehensive MMRO Solutions at Heli-Expo 2017 (Booth 10953)

Posted by jhadmin

March 3, 2017 - Victoria, British Columbia - Canada – VIH Aerospace (VIHA – www.vihaerospace.com), a leading provider of global helicopter maintenance, manufacturing, repair and overhaul (MMRO) services is exhibiting at Heli-Expo 2017 (Booth #10953) in Dallas, Texas from March 7-9th, 2017.

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Mar
03
2017

Airbus Helicopters Inc. puts former chief pilot Bruce Webb to work with mission to improve helicopter flight safety

Posted by jhadmin

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (March 3, 2017) – Bruce Webb, the long-time chief pilot for Airbus Helicopters Inc., has a mission in life. He wants to make flying helicopters safer. Now it’s his job.

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Mar
03
2017

RAMM AEROSPACE OFFERS TRANSPORT CANADA APPROVED R44 REPLACEMENT SEAT KIT WITH DETACHABLE CUSHIONS

Posted by jhadmin

Saint-Laurent, Quebec – March 03, 2017 - RAMM Aerospace is pleased to announce the Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) approval of their R44 Replacement Seat Installation complete with Detachable Cushions. Federal Aviation Administration and European Aviation Safety Agency approvals are pending.

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Mar
02
2017

ASU, Inc., Reveals Lighter, More Comfortable NVG Mount, Battery Pack Helmet Combination at HELI-EXPO 2017

Posted by jhadmin

(BOISE, Idaho) Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) Inc., announced the company will display a new product combination designed for a more rugged, lighter, comfortable mission experience with the new ASU aviation night vision helmet mount and battery pack known as the Aeronox® along with the Aspida™ carbon Paraclete Aviation Life Support helmet with the Kairos™ Retention Assembly, and ASU white phosphor night vision goggles. ASU will showcase the new combination March 7-9 at HELI-EXPO booth 10334 in Dallas.

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Mar
02
2017

SKYTRAC Expands Data Management Suite with New Cockpit Tools

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SKYTRAC Systems adds two new flight monitoring and data management solutions to the operator toolbox this month.

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Mar
02
2017

Quality Aviation Instruments, Inc. Rebrands Company QAI Aerospace

Posted by jhadmin

(Pittsburgh, PA,) Quality Aviation Instruments, Inc. (QAI) announced today that the company has rebranded itself as QAI Aerospace. QAI changed its name to QAI Aerospace to better reflect its expanding services to customers both domestically and internationally.

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Mar
02
2017

Vector Aerospace enhancing Bell 407 performance and fuel efficiency with Rolls-Royce M250-C47B VIP upgrade

Posted by jhadmin

Dallas, TX – Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is reporting strong demand for the Rolls-Royce M250-C47B Value Improvement Package (VIP) upgrade, which is available to operators of Bell Helicopter's best-selling platform, the Bell 407.

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Mar
02
2017

ABLE SIGNS EXCLUSIVE SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH EAGLE COPTERS

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MESA, Arizona (March 2, 2017) – Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has been selected by Eagle Copters Ltd. as the exclusive provider for component repair, overhaul and exchange services for helicopter installations in Australasia and Chile. The agreement includes support for a significant mixed fleet of aircraft in these regions. It will also help Eagle Copters expand its existing Bell Helicopters Certified Service Facility (CSF) rating to include broad overhaul solutions for the Australasia market.

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Mar
02
2017

Universal Avionics Presents Training Workshop for Dealers & Integrators at AEA2017

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NEW ORLEANS, LA – Universal Avionics Authorized Dealers and Integrators are invited to join the company’s training session during the Aircraft Electronics Association’s (AEA) 2017 International Convention and Trade Show. The workshop will cover Universal’s web-based technical resources and tools, including the UniNet Online Service Center, and will feature a live demonstration with navigation tips. Interested attendees are welcome to fill a seat in Room 212 of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on Tuesday, March 14th at 9:15am CST.

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Mar
02
2017

Air Evac Adds Seven Frasca Bell 206/407 Advanced Aviation Training Devices to Enhance Flight Safety Regionally based simulators will be regularly used by 600 pilots for recurrent helicopter air ambula

Posted by jhadmin

March 2, 2017. Urbana, IL. Frasca International has sold seven Advanced Aviation Training Devices (AATDs) for the Bell 206/407 series helicopters to Air Evac Lifeteam, the largest independently owned and operated Helicopter Air Ambulance (HAA) provider in the United States. The seven AATDs will be used by Air Evac to provide recurrent flight training for 600 pilots every four months, on HAA operating procedures and flight in inadvertent instrument meteorological conditions (IIMC).

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Mar
02
2017

HELI-EXPO 2017: MYGOFLIGHT to demonstrate SKYDISPLAY™ HUD, A Head-Up Display System with Flight Information & EVS Capability

Posted by jhadmin

DENVER, March 1, 2017 –Today MYGOFLIGHT, maker of premium iPad and tablet gear for pilots, announced that it will demonstrate SKYDISPLAY™ HUD-LCD180, its first in a series of affordable Head-Up Display (HUD) units with primary flight information & EVS capabilities during Heli-Expo 2017. The HUD will be operational in their exhibit booth #6820 at Heli-Expo 2017, taking place March 7th through the 9th in Dallas, Texas.

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