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Feb
27
2018

Jason Kielau Joins Eagle Copters as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Posted by jhadmin

(Calgary, AB) - With an ongoing focus to expand worldwide fleet management programs and customer-focused support, Eagle is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Kielau to the role of Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

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Feb
27
2018

Kopter signed with Rainier International Inc. for 10 SH09

Posted by jhadmin

Las Vegas, February 27th, 2018 - Kopter Group signed a memorandum of Agreement with Rainier International Inc, a subsidiary of Elling Halverson Inc, for the purchase of five (5) SH09 helicopters with options for as many as five (5) additional aircraft for delivery within the next three (3) years.

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Feb
27
2018

SW-4 SOLO OPTIONALLY PILOTED HELICOPTER PERFORMS ITS FIRST FLIGHT WITH NO SAFETY PILOT ONBOARD

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Leonardo announced today that the SW-4 Solo optionally piloted helicopter successfully completed its maiden flight with no safety pilot onboard at Taranto-Grottaglie Airport (Southern Italy). The aircraft flew for 45 minutes and all systems performed as expected with excellent controllability and handling qualities. Tests included, among others, remote engine start up and shut down with ground run, automatic take-off and landing, hovering OGE (Out of Ground Effect) and acceleration to forward flight, automatic way point navigation to and from the area of operation and simulation of a surveillance mission. The aircraft reached an altitude of 1500 ft and up to 60 knots airspeed during the flight.

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Feb
27
2018

Sikorsky Advances iFly Sikorsky™

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LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27, 2018 ̶ Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today unveiled the latest version of its iPad flight calculator application for S-92® and S-76D™ helicopters. In addition to replicating common performance calculations and performing as weight-and-balance calculator, iFly Sikorsky v2.0 now connects to internet based weather data (METAR) and offers an entirely new graphical interface.

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Tags: iFly Sikorsky Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
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Feb
27
2018

OAMTC subscribes to new Safran Health Monitoring service

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Safran Helicopter Engines is proud to announce ÖAMTC (Österreichischer Automobil-, Motorrad- und Touring Club) as one of the first major customers to sign a Premium Health Monitoring contract.

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Tags: OAMTC Safran Helicopter Engines
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Feb
27
2018

FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL PROMOTES SUREN MERAS TO SENIOR DIRECTOR, OPERATIONS

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NEW YORK (February 27, 2018) – FlightSafety International announces that Suren Meras has been promoted to Senior Director, Operations. Suren oversees FlightSafety’s pilot, dispatch and instructor training. He is also responsible for Customer Support, & Media Technology Management Operations.

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Feb
27
2018

CAMP SYSTEMS DESIGNATED BY LEONARDO AS PREFERRED MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT PROVIDER FOR ITS CUSTOMERS

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Las Vegas, NV, February 27, 2018 –CAMP Systems International, Inc. is pleased announce it has entered a partnership with Leonardo through which CAMP is now the preferred provider of maintenance tracking services for all Leonardo commercial helicopters.

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Tags: CAMP CAMP Systems International Leonardo
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Feb
27
2018

LifePort Delivers Lightweight Armor Kit for Columbia Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27, 2018 – LifePort, a Sikorsky company, announced today the delivery of cabin and cockpit floor armor for Columbia Helicopters’ model 234 aircraft (commercial equivalent to the Boeing CH-47). The armor is designed to protect crew members operating in hazardous environments. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT).

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Tags: LifePort Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
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Feb
27
2018

DART Aerospace and Airbus Helicopters Inc deliver first H145 Quick Release, Heli-Utility-Basket™

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Hawkesbury, Ontario – February 28, 2018 - DART Aerospace and Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) have partnered on the design and development of a Quick Release, Heli-Utility-Basket™ for the Airbus H145 aircraft and have provided the first unit to the lead AHI Customer, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E). The STC basket has been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), with European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) validation expected by Q2 2018.

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Tags: DART Aerospace
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Feb
27
2018

Kopter Group AG signs with Paradise Helicopters for four SH09

Posted by jhadmin

Las Vegas, February 27th, 2018 - Kopter Group AG announced today the signature of a Memorandum of Agreement with Paradise Helicopters for the purchase of four (4) SH09 helicopters to be delivered after the helicopter is awarded FAA certification expected around end of 2019.

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Tags: Kopter Group Paradise Helicopters SH09
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Feb
27
2018

Dallas Airmotive celebrates addition of two new Rolls-Royce RR300 Authorized Service Centers: Florida Suncoast Helicopters and Helicopter Engine Service S.A.

Posted by jhadmin

February 27, 2018- HAI Heli-Expo – Las Vegas – Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation Global Engine Services company, announces the recent approvals of both Florida Suncoast Helicopters and Helicopter Engine Service S.A. (HESSA) as Rolls- Royce RR300 Authorized Service Centers under Dallas Airmotive’s current RR300 AMROC agreement. Through this agreement, Dallas Airmotive extends its ability to provide regional support, such as field services, to RR300 Customers through Florida Suncoast Helicopter’s and HESSA’s OEM-approved capabilities.

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Feb
27
2018

LifePort Awarded Contract for Ballistic Protection Systems

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LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27, 2018 – LifePort, a Sikorsky company, announced today a contract award for 25 customized Black Hawk Ballistic Protection Systems (BPS) to an undisclosed customer in the Middle East. These systems will provide both crew and passengers protection from ground-based ballistic threats. LifePort’s unique design allows the customer to easily re-configure the cabin to support various mission profiles, while maintaining uncompromised protection. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) company.

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Feb
27
2018

Safran launches new e-Spares service

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With its user-friendly interface, e-Spares helps users identify and select the right spare parts and tools easily and efficiently. Prices are instantly displayed, and availability statuses are calculated in real time so that an order can be placed immediately, 24/7.

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Feb
27
2018

KAMAN K-MAX® COMMENCES OPERATIONS IN CHINA

Posted by jhadmin

LAS VEGAS--Feb. 27, 2018--HAI HELI-EXPO-- Kaman Aerosystems, a division of the aerospace segment of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announced today at HAI Heli-Expo that the K-MAX® helicopter has been certified by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) and operator Guangdong Juxiang General Aviation Co. Ltd, based in the Guangdong Province, has commenced operations with their K-MAX® aircraft.

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Tags: China Heli Expo Kaman Aerosystems
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Feb
27
2018

Appareo to Expand Stratus ADS-B Transponder AML-STC to Include Part 27 Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

FARGO, North Dakota (February 27, 2018) — Appareo today announced plans to expand the AML-STC for the company’s Stratus ADS-B “out” transponders to include Part 27 helicopters. The company will exhibit its ADS-B products this week at the annual HAI HELI-EXPO convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Tags: Appareo Heli Expo
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Feb
27
2018

LCI EXPANDS CHC PARTNERSHIP WITH SECOND H175

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27th February, 2018 - Lease Corporation International (LCI), the aviation division of the Libra Group, has today announced that it is expanding its partnership with CHC through the placement of a second Airbus Helicopters H175 aircraft with the operator.

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Tags: Airbus Helicopters CHC H175 LCI Lease Corporation International Libra Group
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Feb
27
2018

Leonardo: Era Group to mark entry of AW609 tiltrotor into the US commercial market

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Rome, 27 February 2018 – Leonardo and Era Group (Era) have announced today the signing of a landmark agreement that would launch the AW609 into service in the US commercial market and demonstrate its capabilities on a wider scale.

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Tags: AW609 Era Group Leonardo
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Feb
27
2018

VIH Offering ADS-B Installations for Helicopter & Fixed-Wing Operators

Posted by jhadmin

Victoria, British Columbia - Canada – VIH Aerospace (VIHA – www.vihaerospace.com - Booth # C4045), a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services; is ready to provide ADS-B installation support to Canadian and US-based helicopter and fixed-wing operators.

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Feb
27
2018

Conklin & de Decker Offers Heli-Expo 2018 Attendees Special Show Discounts and Drawing for Drone

Posted by jhadmin

Heli-Expo 2018 – Las Vegas, Nevada -- Conklin & de Decker has announced they will offer Heli-Expo 2018 attendees a special 10% discount on their most popular data products during the three-day convention from February 27 – March 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Show attendees are invited to stop by the Conklin & de Decker Booth #C4135 to see live demonstrations of their newly updated products, receive the special show discount, and to enter a drawing for a Quadcopter Photo Drone Package.

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Feb
27
2018

GlobalParts.aero Expands Focus as First-Time Exhibitor at Heli-Expo 2018

Posted by jhadmin

HELI-EXPO 2018 – Las Vegas, Nevada -- GlobalParts.aero will be exhibiting for the first time at the 2018 Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli-Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 27-March 1. Planning to further develop their parts business within the rotor-wing market, GlobalParts.aero continues to grow the Kansas-based company from its inception in 2003.

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Feb
27
2018

East/West Industries Celebrates 50 Years of Saving Aircrew Lives

Posted by jhadmin

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27, 2018 – East/West Industries is flying into HAI HELI-EXPO 2018 on the wings of optimism and success as it celebrates 50 years of saving aircrew lives.

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Feb
27
2018

M International Team Presented with Two Rolls-Royce M250 Awards

Posted by jhadmin

MCLEAN, VA, - M International is pleased to announce its world-class portfolio companies Keystone Turbine Services, LLC and Airborne Engines, Ltd were presented with the Rolls-Royce M250 Customer Satisfaction and newly-created Level-Up awards respectively during the Rolls-Royce FIRST© Network luncheon today.

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Feb
27
2018

SPIDERTRACKS FLIES HELICOPTER SAFETY TO NEW HEIGHTS AT HELIEXPO 2018

Posted by jhadmin

Industry leader in real-time flight tracking and aircraft management Spidertracks are unveiling a new tier of helicopter safety at this year’s HeliExpo in Las Vegas. Bundled under their Spidertracks 2.0 umbrella, these groundbreaking developments aim to elevate the overall level of safety across the entire industry and to do so at a widely affordable cost.

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Feb
27
2018

IRIS installed on more than 100 aircraft in 2017 and growing

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27 FEB 2018 – Las Vegas, NV – It has been nearly 3 years since Outerlink launched IRIS, the all-encompassing tool for voice, video, flight data recording and high performance satcom communications. Since its inception, the team behind IRIS has continued to push the technology forward and reimagine the way operators are managing, overseeing and monitoring their fleet. In 2017, operators installed the solution on more than 100 aircraft and more operators are joining the Outerlink family.

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Feb
27
2018

PAC International completes EC145 refurbishment for Metro Life Flight

Posted by jhadmin

27 FEB 2018 – Las Vegas, NV – PAC International, a Metro Aviation company, will display the Cleveland Metro Life Flight Airbus EC145 at the Helicopter Association International HELI-EXPO February 26 – March 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The aircraft was originally completed by Metro Aviation, but recently underwent a routine refurbishment and upgrade at PAC’s completion center in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania.

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Tags: ec145 Heli Expo Metro PAC International
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Feb
27
2018

Metro completes H125 for Seminole County

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27 FEB 2018 – Las Vegas, NV – Metro Aviation will display Seminole County Sheriff Office’s H125 at the Helicopter Association International HELI-EXPO February 26 – March 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Feb
27
2018

VIH Aerospace Competes Critical Night Vision Systems for Air Ambulance Operations

Posted by jhadmin

Victoria, British Columbia - Canada – VIH Aerospace (VIHA – www.vihaerospace.com – (Booth # C4045), a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services; announces it has completed installations of three Supplemental Type Certified, Night Vision systems for Helijet International, Incorporated.

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Feb
27
2018

HONEYWELL HTS900 ENGINE RETROFIT TURNS BELL 407 HELICOPTERS INTO POWERFUL MULTIMISSION PLATFORMS

Posted by jhadmin

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) is seeing increased demand for its HTS900 turboshaft engine and is anticipating an additional six to eight new engines to be operating on Eagle Copters’ Eagle 407HP model by the end of the year. Eagle Copters has delivered 16 HTS900 engines to date and currently has 15 in service on three continents. Honeywell’s HTS900 supports the 407HP by enabling operators to carry heavier loads while lowering fuel burn, so they can spend less money on fuel and more time in the sky.

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Feb
27
2018

Dallas Airmotive reduces PW206C Engine Overhaul TAT to 35 days

Posted by jhadmin

February 27, 2018 - HAI Heli-Expo - Las Vegas – Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation Global Engine Services company, announced today they now offer operators a quick-turn 35-day overhaul service option for select PW206C engines onboard the AW109 Power helicopter.

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Feb
27
2018

TRAKKA SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES SELECTION OF TC-300 EO/IR SENSOR FOR WASHOE COUNTY SHERIFF, NEVADA

Posted by jhadmin

27 Feb 2018 Albuquerque, NM – Trakka Systems US is pleased to announce that Washoe County Sheriff have selected the TrakkaCam TC-300 multi-sensor, stabilized surveillance system and the TrakkaMaps TM-100 Mission Mapping and Video Management System for their OH-58 multi-mission helicopter.

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Tags: Trakka Systems Washoe County Sheriff
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