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Apr
03
2018

LEONARDO TO PROVIDE UK DEFENSIVE AIDS SUITE FOR BRITISH ARMY'S NEW APACHE AH-64E HELICOPTERS

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Leonardo has announced, at the FIDAE exhibition in Chile (3-8 April), that it has been contracted by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide a defensive aids suite (DAS) for the British Army’s new fleet of Apache AH-64E helicopters. Under related contracts from the UK MOD and Boeing, Leonardo will integrate sensors and countermeasures to ensure that UK Apaches remain amongst the best protected attack helicopters in the world.

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Tags: Chile FIDAE exhibition Leonardo MoD UK Ministry of Defence
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Apr
03
2018

Precision Heliparts – Australia and LORD Corporation Sign Distribution Agreement for Aerospace Products

Posted by jhadmin

Brisbane, AU – April 3, 2018 – Precision Heliparts – Australia (PHP-AU), a subsidiary of Atlanta, GA based Precision Aviation Group (PAG) a leading provider of products and value-added services to the worldwide aerospace and defense industry, has signed a distribution agreement with LORD Corporation for its rotary wing product line.

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Apr
03
2018

Ontic signs License Agreement with Honeywell for Cockpit LCD Displays on multiple platforms

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Chatsworth, California – Ontic, a BBA Aviation company and aerospace industry’s leading provider of ‘Extended Life Solutions’ for Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) legacy products, has signed a new exclusive license agreement with Honeywell for cockpit displays.

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Tags: BBA Aviation Ontic
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Apr
03
2018

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

Posted by jhadmin

The International Helicopter Safety Team (www.IHST.org) has compiled data from its third 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. Participation in the survey more than doubled compared to previous years.

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Apr
03
2018

Whirly-Girls Promote Five Mid-Year Scholarship Opportunities

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The Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund, Inc. is proud to announce the opening of the 2018 mid-year scholarship season. This mid-year scholarship cycle focuses on providing five women with the opportunity to strengthen their knowledge and network by attending one of three industry-leading conferences: The CHC Safety & Quality Summit, HeliSuccess Career Development Seminar, or HAI HELI-EXPO. These awards are suitable for female aviators at all career stages as well as those reentering the industry. Applications are due by May 1st.

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Tags: Whirly-Girls Scholarship
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Apr
03
2018

CHC Launches New Hoist Training Facility in Den Helder

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DEN HELDER – April 3, 2018 - CHC Group has announced the launch of its new hoist training facility, certified to train offshore workers, SAR hoist operators and technical crew members in on and offshore hoist operations.

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Tags: CHC Group Hoist Training Facility SAR
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Apr
03
2018

CHC Introduces New Latin America Base at Bartolomeu Lisandro Airport

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RIO DE JANEIRO - CHC Group announced the inauguration and start of operations from its new base at Bartolomeu Lisandro Airport, Campos dos Goytacazes. The event was attended by executives from Shell, city hall, local press and the President of FIRJAN in the Campos region, Fernando Aguiar. The approximately 300m² facility will house Leonardo AW 139 aircraft and approximately 30 employees supporting Shell’s operations. The base begin formal operations yesterday, April 2.

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Apr
03
2018

PWI Celebrates 55 years In Business

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Wichita, KS: PWI Inc, originally founded as Precision Winding, is proud to announce the 55th Anniversary. PWI first opened its doors in April of 1963 in Wichita and has been providing quality service and products since.

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Apr
03
2018

SOUTH TEXAS COMMERCIAL DRONES ACHIEVES ARGUS UNMANNED RATING

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ARGUS International, Inc. is pleased to announce South Texas Commercial Drones has achieved the ARGUS Unmanned Gold Rating. The ARGUS Gold Rating is one of three ARGUS Ratings unmanned service providers may achieve.

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Apr
03
2018

DONALDSON NAMES DAN LARSEN AS GENERAL MANAGER, AEROSPACE & DEFENSE

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ST. LOUIS – Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) today announced that Dan Larsen has been named General Manager, Aerospace & Defense.

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Apr
03
2018

Unmanned Safety Institute to Host 2nd Annual UAS Safety Standdown

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The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), the world-leader in remote pilot training and certification, will be hosting the 2nd annual UAS Safety Standdown in Denver, Colorado on Tuesday, May 1st, in conjunction with AUVSI Xponential. The topic of this year’s workshop will be “Organization Flight Operations, Maintenance & Safety Quality Management.”

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Tags: UAS Unmanned Safety Institute
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Apr
02
2018

Sikorsky Innovations Announces Eighth Entrepreneurial Challenge Awardees

Posted by jhadmin

STRATFORD, Conn., April 2, 2018 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today announced COGNITUUM AGI as the winner of the eighth Entrepreneurial Challenge, which is organized by Sikorsky Innovations and designed to accelerate innovators and disruptive technology concepts with applications for the aerospace market. Sikorsky will launch the ninth Entrepreneurial Challenge in the spring.

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Tags: COGNITUUM Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
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Mar
31
2018

Last Dambuster and Historic Aircraft to visit Helicopter Museum ‘World at War Weekend’

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Weston Airfield will be brought to life by re-enactors and historic vehicles from around the country this weekend (7th and 8th April). The Helicopter Museum’s annual ‘World at War Weekend’ sees living history camps set up on the land surrounding the airfield’s recently restored WW2 era control at the museum.

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Mar
30
2018

Leonardo: Chilean helicopter fleet grows stronger with first AW109 Trekker sale in the country

Posted by jhadmin

Rome, 30 March 2018 – Leonardo announced today that two additional civil helicopters will be delivered to Chilean private operators by early 2019, adding to a fleet of more than 20 aircraft currently in service. The deliveries will mark the entry of the new AW109 Trekker light twin, in a utility configuration, into the Chilean market in 1Q2019 as well as an AW119Kx single engine for VIP transport in 4Q2018. The AW109 Trekker maintains the AW109 Grand airframe, large cabin and top class performance while offering greater payload at a competitive cost, thus proving perfectly suited to meet the stringent requirements of Chilean operators in terms of capabilities, cost/effectiveness and environment, particularly in high altitude conditions.

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Mar
29
2018

Leonardo: signing the OCEAN2020 grant agreement, the most strategic European Defence Fund’s tender for naval surveillance technology and maritime safety

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Brussels – Leonardo announced today the signature of the grant agreement for OCEAN2020, the most important project related to the initiative to boost Europe's defence research under the European Defence Fund.

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Mar
29
2018

DART Aerospace focuses on growth in Latin America - FIDAE 2018

Posted by jhadmin

Hawkesbury, Ontario – March 29th, 2018 – DART Aerospace is focused on setting a strong presence in the multiple countries of Latin America. During this process, DART has been attending a wide variety of aerospace shows and exhibitions within this region in order to showcase top-selling products and solutions adapted to operators’ needs.

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Mar
28
2018

Safran to power Qatar’s new NH90 fleet

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Qatar has selected Safran Helicopter Engines as engine supplier of its new NH90 fleet. The 28 NH90 military helicopters, whose acquisition was announced on 14 March, will all feature RTM322 engines.

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Tags: NH90 RTM322 engines Safran
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Mar
28
2018

A King Has Arrived: Sikorsky CH-53 King Stallion Heavy Lift Helicopter Arrives in Germany for International Debut

Posted by jhadmin

HOLZDORF, Germany, March 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A CH-53K heavy lift helicopter built by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), arrived in Holzdorf, Germany, ahead of its international debut at the ILA Berlin Air Show next month.

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Tags: Berlin Air Show CH-53K Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
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Mar
28
2018

FLIR Provides Thermal Imaging for Next Generation DJI Zenmuse XT2 Dual-Sensor Commercial Drone Camera

Posted by jhadmin

WILSONVILLE, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 28, 2018-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced that DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging, will integrate a FLIR thermal imaging sensor technology into its new DJI Zenmuse XT2 drone camera. The DJI Zenmuse XT2, DJI’s first dual-sensor and its most advanced gimbal-stabilized camera for commercial drone applications, furthers the collaboration between FLIR® and DJI. The Zenmuse XT2 also joins the ‘Thermal by FLIR’ partner program, which FLIR created to fuel thermal innovation and allow partners to leverage the leadership, quality, and innovation that FLIR’s brand represents in the thermal imaging space.

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Mar
28
2018

Pratt & Whitney and AAR Renew Agreement for Global Support of P&W’s Military Auxiliary Power Units

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WOOD DALE, Illinois, — AAR (NYSE: AIR) announced today it has renewed its agreement with Pratt & Whitney’s (P&W) Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) business to stock and distribute APU hardware to the U.S. and foreign governments, including their component repair vendors.

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Mar
28
2018

ASU and Harris Corporation Sign Reseller Agreement on New TSO Night Vision Goggles to Streamline Ordering, Integration for Operators

Posted by jhadmin

(BOISE, Idaho—March 28, 2018) Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc. (ASU) and Harris Corporation (Harris) recently entered into a Distributor Agreement, making ASU an authorized reseller for Harris’ Technical Standard Order (TSO) Night Vision Goggles (NVGs).

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Tags: ASU Harris Corporation NVG TSO
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Mar
28
2018

Big Bend Community College Orders FRASCA Archer Simulator

Posted by jhadmin

March 28, 2018. Urbana, IL. Big Bend Community College (BBCC), Moses Lake, Washington, has placed an order for a Frasca Piper Archer AATD (Advanced Aviation Training Device). The college recently bought several new Archer aircraft from Piper and wanted a simulation device to have the exact same avionics as their new aircraft, including Garmin’s newest G1000 NXi that was announced earlier this year.

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Mar
28
2018

Safran Electronics & Defense, Avionics USA, LLC Continues Support of the U.S. Army with Contracts for 51 UH-72A Lakotas

Posted by jhadmin

The United States Army has awarded two contracts to Airbus Helicopters, Inc. to deliver a total of 51 UH-72A Lakotas, on which Safran Electronics & Defense, Avionics USA, LLC supplies critical avionics systems.

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Tags: Army Safran
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Mar
28
2018

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, Recognizes Top Suppliers

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky line of business honored its top suppliers at a recent ceremony in West Palm Beach, Florida.

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Mar
27
2018

Heritage Site Recognition for Weston Airport

Posted by jhadmin

The Helicopter Museum site at Weston Airport has been recognised by the American Helicopter Society International as one of two 2018 recipients of its Vertical Flight Heritage Sites award programme, recognised for its historical significance. Weston airport shares the honour with the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Tags: American Helicopter Society International The Helicopter Museum
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Mar
27
2018

UASC Web-Based Configuration Tool for InSight Display System Now Available

Posted by jhadmin

Las Vegas, NV – Universal Avionics has released the External Configuration Editor (ECE) for the InSight Display System. The new web-based configuration tool makes the pre-design and system configuration process simple and intuitive. AEA2018 attendees have the opportunity to view and navigate through the ECE with a Universal Avionics expert during the show in booth number 411.

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Mar
27
2018

True Blue Power Announces Lifetime Warranty for USB Charging Ports, Guarantees Quality for Life

Posted by jhadmin

LAS VEGAS — True Blue Power today announced the company is offering a Limited Lifetime Warranty on all new True Blue Power TA102 Series and TA202 Series USB Charging Ports.

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Tags: TA102 TA202 True Blue Power usb
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Mar
27
2018

The Future of Broadcast: SHOTOVER Debuts the Industry’s Most Versatile Lightweight Aerial Camera System - The SHOTOVER M1

Posted by jhadmin

LOS ANGELES – SHOTOVER, the developer of high-performance stabilization platforms, announced today the launch of its new M1 gyro-stabilized camera system. Designed primarily for 2K, 4K and 8K live broadcast, the system features fifth-generation technology, and an open platform design to accommodate the world’s rapidly changing camera technology. The M1 includes the same industry-leading 6-axis design as the company’s K1 and F1 camera systems, delivering unshakable stability with unmatched look down capability.

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Mar
27
2018

8 Ways to Enhance Helicopter Training and Reduce Fatal Accidents

Posted by jhadmin

WASHINGTON DC – Many fatal helicopter accidents involve causes from actions or non-actions that may have occurred months or years before during initial or recurrent instruction sessions. The U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (www.USHST.org) has determined that these training initiatives could improve safety and potentially save lives.

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Mar
27
2018

Latitude President to Unveil the ENode, a New Engine Data Acquisition Unit

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(LAS VEGAS, Nev. United States) Taking to the stage following the start of The Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) conference in Las Vegas, Latitude President Mark Insley will announce the unveiling of his team’s latest innovation.

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Tags: Aircraft Electronics Association Latitude Mark Insley
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