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Oct
24
2018

REACH Air Medical Services to acquire five new Airbus helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Phoenix, Arizona, - REACH Air Medical Services will boost its life saving capabilities with the addition of five Airbus helicopters. Airbus Helicopters Inc. will deliver the three H125s and two H130s later this year, with the aircraft going into service by spring.

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Tags: Airbus H125 H130 REACH
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Oct
24
2018

ABLE AEROSPACE EXPANDS OPPORTUNITIES WITH NADCAP ACCREDITATIONS

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MESA, Arizona – Aircraft repair and overhaul leader Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Aviation Inc. company, has expanded its ability to serve key industry segments with three new accreditations from Nadcap, the global program denoting superior competency in aerospace-specific special processes capabilities.

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Tags: textron
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Oct
23
2018

Metro Aviation progresses with FOQA Program

Posted by jhadmin

23 OCT 2018 – Phoenix, AZ – Metro Aviation has always been committed to safety and through its Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA) program, utilizing Outerlink IRIS FDM (flight data monitoring), the company is able to serve its customers with the highest degree of oversight, control and confidence that risk is reduced to the lowest possible point and safety and standardization are at the highest level.

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Tags: FOQA metro aviation Outerlink
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Oct
23
2018

REACH Air Medical Services to acquire five new Airbus helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Phoenix, Arizona, October 23, 2018 - REACH Air Medical Services will boost its life saving capabilities with the addition of five Airbus helicopters. Airbus Helicopters Inc. will deliver the three H125s and two H130s later this year, with the aircraft going into service by spring.

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Tags: Airbus REACH
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Oct
23
2018

Life Link III EMS operator surpasses 15K Flight Hours, 8K patients in AW119Kx

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Phoenix - Leonardo announced today at the Air Medical Transport Conference in Phoenix, Arizona that EMS provider Life Link III has logged over 15,000 flight hours and transported over 8,000 patients with their fleet of 10 Leonardo AW119Kx helicopters.

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Tags: AMTC Leonardo Phoenix
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Oct
23
2018

2018 Helicopter Pilot Scholarships Fund Doubled to £150,000

Posted by jhadmin

Helicentre Aviation Academy has allocated a further £75,000 in part-funded scholarship awards to its already generous 2018 Professional Helicopter Pilot Scholarship Programme. In the last five years the company has invested over £500,000 into training scholarships which have been awarded to pilots training at the Academy in a effort to meet the company’s ongoing requirement for Flight Instructors and Line Pilots.

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Tags: Helicentre Aviation Academy
Categories: Press Releases


Oct
23
2018

Bell AH-1Z and Bell 505 on display at Marrakech Air Show 2018

Posted by jhadmin

23 October 2018 - Visit Bell’s chalet N04 to discover our next-generation aircraft on static display at Marrakech Air Show 2018: The AH-1Z is the most advanced helicopter in the world. Built for expeditionary warfare, the aircraft is rugged, reliable and lethal. It’s small logistical footprint provides exceptional operating value and gives you the lowest acquisition, operation and lifecycle cost.

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Tags: AH-1Z Bell Marrakech Air Show
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Oct
23
2018

Airbus Helicopters Inc. honors leaders in air medical industry at AMTC 2018

Posted by jhadmin

Phoenix, Arizona, October 23, 2018- Airbus Helicopters Inc. recognized leaders of the air medical transport industry Monday for their far-reaching efforts to strengthen safety and service for crews and patients. Jennifer Hardcastle, Air Medical Sales Manager for Airbus Helicopters Inc., presented the awards at the Air Medical Transport Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Tags: Airbus AMTC Program of the Year
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Oct
23
2018

Aviation Education Organizations in China Select FRASCA Simulators

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October 23, 2018. Urbana, IL. Several aviation education organizations in China have selected Frasca International, Inc. to provide flight training devices for their programs this year. New orders for 2018 include a Level 5 Archer Flight Training Device (FTD) for Chengdu Fanmei Aviation Industry Co, Ltd, located in Chengdu, Sichuan, a Cessna 172 Level 5 FTD for Hebei Zhiyuan GA Co, LTD, located in the Hebei Province and a DA40/42 G1000 FTD for the First International Aviation Academy located in the Jilin Province.

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Tags: Chengdu Fanmei Aviation Industry Co frasca FTD
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Oct
22
2018

NTSB Preliminary Report Released: Bridgeville, DE

Posted by jhadmin

On October 7, 2018, about 1340 eastern daylight time, an Enstrom F-28C helicopter, N5691Y, was substantially damaged when it impacted terrain shortly after takeoff from a field in Bridgeville, Delaware. The commercial pilot and three passengers were not injured. The helicopter was operated by J&J Shop HeliAir LLC., local sightseeing flight was operated under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and no flight plan was filed for the local flight.

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Tags: Bridgeville DE NTSB Report
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Oct
22
2018

LifePort Announces AeroSled Upgrade At AMTC

Posted by jhadmin

PHOENIX, Oct. 22, 2018 – LifePort, a Sikorsky company, announced an AeroSled TS product upgrade today at the annual Air Medical Transport Conference. The design is based on feedback from the operator community and will significantly increase the durability of medical stretchers used on board civilian helicopters. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT).

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Tags: AeroSled LifePort Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
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Oct
22
2018

Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the general aviation (GA) community’s national #FlySafe campaign helps educate GA pilots about the best practices to calculate and predict aircraft performance and to operate within established aircraft limitations.

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Tags: FAA
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Oct
22
2018

Airbus delivers first H135 with Helionix in police configuration to Brazilian Ciopaer

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Brazil, 22 October 2018 – Airbus Helicopters delivered the first two H135 helicopters with Helionix in police configuration to its Brazilian customer Ciopaer. The two delivered helicopters will be used to reinforce public security in Ceará State, as well as providing support for aeromedical operations in other regions of the state. Ciopaer’s fleet already includes two AS350s and four twin-engine helicopters of the H135 and the H145 family.

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Tags: Airbus Helicopters Brazil H135 Helionix
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Oct
22
2018

LEONARDO'S "FREE THINKING WORKSHOP" DEDICATED TO THE UNMANNED SECTOR WAS HELD AT THE ANSALDO FOUNDATION HEADQUARTERS IN GENOA

Posted by jhadmin

The unmanned (remotely piloted) technology of Leonardo was central to the three-day “Free Thinking Workshop” recently held at the Ansaldo Foundation’s headquarters in Genoa. Leonardo’s managers attending the workshop discussed ideas and concepts generated by the various work sessions to help drive forward the Group’s strategic vision for the unmanned sector.

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Tags: Leonardo
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Oct
22
2018

Airbus Helicopters to feature industry-leading H145 and H130 helicopters at AMTC

Posted by jhadmin

Grand Prairie, Texas, - Airbus Helicopters Inc. will highlight its role as the U.S. market leader for air medical transport rotorcraft at the Air Medical Transport Conference Oct. 22-24 in Phoenix, Arizona. Two of the most powerful and modern aircraft used by air medical transport providers , the twin-engine H145 and a single-engine H130, will be on display at the Phoenix Convention Center, Booth #429.

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Tags: Airbus AMTC H145
Categories: Press Releases


Oct
22
2018

Airmedic signs purchase agreement for three EC145e aircraft

Posted by jhadmin

22 OCT 2018 – Phoenix, AZ – Airmedic, the only privately-owned air medical provider in Quebec, has committed to purchasing three Airbus EC145e aircraft from Metro Aviation. These will be the first EC145e models in Canada.

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Tags: Airmedic ec145 metro aviation
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Oct
22
2018

Metro Aviation sparks new era of helicopter safety at AMTC

Posted by jhadmin

22 OCT 2018 – PHOENIX, Ariz. – Metro Aviation will showcase the Airbus Helicopters EC145e capabilities during the Air Medical Transport Conference with the University of Utah Health’s AirMed helicopter.

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Tags: ec145 metro aviation
Categories: Press Releases


Oct
22
2018

Leonardo congratulates the Royal Malaysian Navy on reaching the milestone of 10,000 flight hours with its Super Lynx helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Rome, 22 October 2018 – Leonardo congratulates the Royal Malaysian Navy’s 501 Squadron on reaching the milestone of 10,000 flight hours with their six Super Lynx helicopters. To mark the milestone Lorenzo Pariani, Leonardo’s Head of Region SE Asia, presented Vice Admiral Dato’ Pahlawan Hj Mohamad Adib bin Abdul Samad, Western Fleet Commander of the Royal Malaysian Navy, with a plaque during a ceremony held at the Royal Malaysian Navy’s Lumut base. This significant milestone highlights the professionalism of both the air crew and maintenance personnel who have flown and maintained these helicopters over the years both at Lumut and whilst deployed aboard Royal Malaysian Navy ships.

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Tags: Leonardo Royal Malaysian Navy
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Oct
22
2018

CHC Opens New Search and Rescue Facility in Dublin

Posted by jhadmin

DUBLIN –CHC Helicopters (‘CHC’) opened its new search and rescue (‘SAR’) base facility in Dublin, Ireland. The facility opening, held October 18 at the Dublin Airport, was attended by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD, Karl Fessenden, President and CEO of CHC Helicopter and distinguished guests. The event included a base and aircraft tour, a winching display and the unveiling of a commemorative plaque to mark the ceremony by Minister Ross.

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Tags: CHC Helicopter Dublin
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Oct
22
2018

Kopter’s SH09 perfectly suited for Helicopter Emergency Medical Services

Posted by jhadmin

Kopter is very pleased to showcase its SH09 helicopter in HEMS configuration at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in Phoenix, AZ, October 22-24th. The SH09 stands out as a new generation, single turbine helicopter with safety, cost efficiency and mission capability above and beyond known standards. Aspects that are all critical to any air medical transport mission today.

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Tags: AMTC Kopter SH09
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Oct
22
2018

Kopter appoints Mr. Lee McCammon as Air Medical Sales Specialist for North American market

Posted by jhadmin

Kopter North America (NA) announced today the appointment of Mr. Lee McCammon as the latest addition to its sales team assuming the role of Air Medical Specialist.

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Tags: Kopter Lee McCammon
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Oct
19
2018

Racer high-speed demonstrator passes preliminary design review milestone

Posted by jhadmin

Amsterdam, - Airbus Helicopters continues to progress with the development of its Racer (Rapid And Cost-Efficient Rotorcraft) technology demonstrator, funded by European Union’s H2020 framework through the Clean Sky 2 program, and aiming to provide the best trade-off between speed, cost-efficiency, sustainability and mission performance.

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Tags: Airbus Helicopters
Categories: Press Releases


Oct
19
2018

Waypoint Leasing Delivers One H145 Helicopter to Los Andes in Peru

Posted by jhadmin

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, announced today at the Helitech International Helicopter Expo that it has delivered an Airbus H145 to Servicios Aéreos de los Andes (also known as Andes) in Peru in support of contracts within the onshore oil and gas sector.

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Tags: Helitech Waypoint
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Oct
19
2018

Waypoint Leasing Increases Customer Count to 35, Enters New Markets

Posted by jhadmin

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, announced today at the Helitech International Helicopter Expo that it has so far this year signed 33 leases, expanded Waypoint’s customer base to 35, and delivered its first aircraft to Colombia and Taiwan.

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Tags: Helitech Waypoint
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Oct
19
2018

Heli-One Completes Universal Avionics Flight Deck Upgrade for S-76 VVIP

Posted by jhadmin

Amsterdam, Netherlands – Universal Avionics (UA) announces the completion of Authorized Dealer, Heli-One's Sikorsky S-76 VVIP helicopter flight deck upgrade. The avionics upgrade replaces legacy Electronic Flight Instrument Systems (EFIS) with three UA EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays. The system also includes a new UA UNS-1Lw Flight Management System (FMS) with Vision-1™ Synthetic Vision System.

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Tags: Heli-One S-76 Sikorsky UA Universal Avionics
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Oct
19
2018

MRO software providers MRX Systems, Rusada, Ramco and Traxxall team up with Airbus Helicopters to exchange maintenance data digitally

Posted by jhadmin

Amsterdam, MRX Systems, Rusada, Ramco and Traxxall have signed agreements with Airbus Helicopters enabling their maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) databases to be connected with Airbus systems.

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Tags: Airbus Helicopters MRX Systems Ramco Rusada Traxxall
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Oct
19
2018

Competitive boost and enhanced operational capabilities for H145

Posted by jhadmin

Airbus H145 customers will now benefit from the extension of the warranty of the H145’s Arriel 2E engines from two years/1,000 hours to three years/2000 hours. This extension is valid for H145s delivered from January 2018.

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Tags: Airbus H145
Categories: Press Releases


Oct
19
2018

Kopter announces new distributor for the Nordic countries together with new order

Posted by jhadmin

Amsterdam, 17 October 2018 - Kopter is proud to announce the appointment of Swiss Helikopter Norway AS as its Nordic distributor, on the second day of Helitech.

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Tags: Helitech Kopter Swiss Helikopter Norway AS
Categories: Press Releases


Oct
19
2018

GET HELI STREAMLINES THE MANUAL PROCESS OF CHARTER REQUEST FOR HELICOPTER CHARTER BROKERS AND OPERATORS

Posted by jhadmin

London, UK, - In the lead up to the 2018 edition of Helitech International, Get Heli continues to add early-adopter brokers and operators to the platform. Get Heli is proud to have Shy Aviation, Heligroup, Smart Aviation and Halo Aviation as the latest companies to join. Get Heli is also increasingly receiving interest from private jet brokers who wish to join the platform.

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Tags: Halo Aviation HeliGroup Helitech International Smart Aviation
Categories: Press Releases


Oct
19
2018

Helicopter Association International Names Chris Hill as New Director of Safety

Posted by jhadmin

Alexandria, Virginia - Helicopter Association International (HAI) is pleased to announce the hiring of Chris Hill as director of safety. In this position, Chris is responsible for managing the association’s existing aviation safety programs and for developing new safety initiatives to benefit HAI’s membership and the international helicopter community.

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Tags: HAI Helicopter Association International
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