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Mar
05
2019

ForeFlight Previews Geo-Referenced Hickok & Associates Helicopter Instrument Flight Procedures at Heli-Expo

Posted by jhadmin

HAI HELI-EXPO, ATLANTA, GA (BOOTH 2523) | March 5, 2019: Hickok & associates, industry-leading developer of airspace and instrument approach procedures, and ForeFlight, creator of the widely used and award-winning ForeFlight Mobile Integrated Flight App, are previewing at HELI-EXPO the ability to display geo-referenced Hickok & associates Instrument Flight Procedures on the ForeFlight moving map display.

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Tags: Air Methods ForeFlight Hickok & associates
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Mar
05
2019

National Police Air Service selects Airbus for helicopter fleet support and maintenance

Posted by jhadmin

Oxford, 5 March 2019 – National Police Air Service (NPAS) of the United Kingdom, has selected Airbus Helicopters to provide support and maintenance for its fleet of 19 helicopters following a competitive procurement.

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Tags: Airbus NPAS United Kingdom
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Mar
05
2019

Airbus Helicopters to offer CRFS retrofit kit for earlier variants of H125 and H130 models

Posted by jhadmin

In order to encourage important safety enhancements for its customers, Airbus Helicopters is now selling its current crash resistant fuel system (CRFS) retrofit solution at a reduced cost and extending the development to additional aircraft models, namely the AS350 B3 and EC130 B4. These kits will complement the existing Airbus retrofit solution for the AS350 B3e, which was first made available as an option for newly manufactured helicopters in 2014.

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Tags: Airbus AS350 B3 B4 CRFS EC130
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Mar
05
2019

Leonardo: the world’s leading civil helicopter manufacturer at Heli-Expo

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, 5th March 2019 – Leonardo attends Heli-Expo 2019 in Atlanta (5-7 March) with sound world civil helicopter market leadership. In 2018 the Company positioned itself as the first helicopter manufacturer in terms of value in the world civil market with a 40% share, a 7% increase compared to the previous year. Total aircraft deliveries to customers worldwide for all missions were significantly higher compared to 149 units handed over in 2017.

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Tags: Leonardo
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Mar
05
2019

Rotortrade 2018 full year results: Rotortrade announces solid full year results in line with mid year projections.

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Rotortrade 2018 full year results: Rotortrade announces solid full year results in line with mid year projections.

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Tags: Rotortrade
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Mar
05
2019

Heli-One Receives STC Approval For S-76B VVIP Luxury Interior Upgrade

Posted by jhadmin

March 5, 2019 – Atlanta - Heli-One, a leading global provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for its luxury interior upgrade from Transport Canada and the Malaysia Department of Civil Aviation. This STC is from the S- 76B VVIP upgrade project recently completed for a customer in Asia. The cabin has been redesigned with first class amenities to offer passengers a luxurious flight experience.

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Tags: Heli-One
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
05
2019

Elbit Systems U.S. Subsidiary Awarded a Contract to Supply Common Helmet Mounted Displays to the U.S. Army

Posted by jhadmin

Haifa, Israel, March 5, 2019 – Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT, TASE: ESLT) (“Elbit Systems”) announced today that its subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, LLC ("Elbit Systems of America") was awarded a five-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the United States Army to provide a wide field of view Common Helmet Mounted Display (CHMD) system. The contract which is in an amount that is not material to Elbit Systems will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, with deliveries starting within 15 months.

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Tags: Elbit Systems
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Mar
05
2019

Gulf Helicopters testing Radio Frequency Identification technology on the AW189 helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, 5 March 2019 – Leonardo announced today at Heli-Expo 2019 a collaboration with Gulf Helicopters of Qatar to test Radio Frequency Identification technology (RFID) on their AW189 super medium twin engine helicopter fleet. This initiative is based on a pilot project for installation of RFID tags on the aircraft.

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Tags: Leonardo
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
05
2019

Genesys Aerosystems IFR HeliSAS Autopilot Integration on UH-60 Black Hawk By XP Services and Sierra Nevada Corporation

Posted by jhadmin

Mineral Wells, TX (March 5, 2019) –– Genesys Aerosystems announced that it has teamed up with XP Services with support from the Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) in the integration of the IFR HeliSAS Autopilot and Stability Augmentation System as part of the comprehensive UH-60 Black Hawk upgrade program. In addition to its support, Sierra Nevada Corporation has selected the combination as part of their SIERRA FORCE™ rotary-wing platform.

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Tags: Genesys Aerosystems
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Mar
05
2019

DONALDSON DELIVERS FILTRATION SYSTEM TO PROTECT BELL 525 RELENTLESS® TRANSMISSIONS, ENGINES

Posted by jhadmin

ATLANTA, GA, – Donaldson Aerospace & Defense (Booth #B4312), a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), is pleased to announce delivery of its advanced filtration systems for the Bell 525 Relentless®. The oil filter assemblies protect the aircraft’s gearboxes, engines, and auxiliary power unit from the damaging and performance-degrading effects of dirt, dust, salt, sand, and foreign objects.

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Tags: Donaldson
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Mar
05
2019

BLR Aerospace Announces H125 FastFin System Success at HELI-EXPO 2019

Posted by jhadmin

ATLANTA, GA, – BLR Aerospace (Booth #B3224) announced the continued success of its Airbus H125 FastFin™ Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability System for increasing operating performance and safety margins, while creating an impressive return on investment (ROI) for operators. BLR released key ROI analysis information at HELI-EXPO 2019, highlighting customers’ quantifiable investment returns in a variety of operating environments.

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Tags: BLR Aerospace FastFin H125
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Mar
05
2019

Sikorsky Authorizes Eagle Copters Ltd. As Customer Support Center In Canada

Posted by jhadmin

ATLANTA, March 5, 2019 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), announced today that it will authorize Eagle Copters Ltd. to operate as its latest Sikorsky Customer Support Center in Canada. The announcement came at the 2019 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo.

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Tags: Eagle Copters Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
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Mar
05
2019

UA Teams with FAA for Rotorcraft Enhanced Flight Vision System Research & Development

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, GA - March 5, 2019 – Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, is continuing its research partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to further develop and mature new regulations to support the use of Enhanced Flight Vision Systems/Enhanced Helicopter Vision Systems (EFVS/EHVS) for rotorcraft. The FAA is evaluating the use of Heli-ClearVision as a representative EHVS to improve helicopter safety and provide operational benefit during day, night, and low visibility conditions.

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Tags: Heli Expo UA Universal Avionics
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
05
2019

New Flightdocs Operations Product Offers End-to-End Management for Helicopter Operators

Posted by jhadmin

ATLANTA, GA, —Flightdocs (Booth #B3228), the leading provider of aviation software solutions, announces their new platform, Flightdocs Operations™. 100% cloud based, Flightdocs Operations™ utilizes the latest in web and mobile technology to deliver a modern, intuitive and powerful platform to manage every aspect of a helicopter flight operation.

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Tags: Flightdocs
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
05
2019

Wael Saeed Named Chief Financial Officer of BBA Aviation’s Global Engine Services Companies

Posted by jhadmin

Dallas, TX – BBA Aviation’s Global Engine Services companies announced today that Wael Saeed has joined the GES leadership team as Chief Financial Officer. Saeed has been a member of the BBA Aviation team since 2007 and previously held the CFO position at Signature TECHNICAir.

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Tags: BBA Aviation Dallas Airmotive Wael Saeed
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Mar
05
2019

Dallas Airmotive Launches Price CAP Promise Engine Maintenance Program for AgustaWestland A109 Operators

Posted by jhadmin

HELI-EXPO – Atlanta, GA – Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation Global Engine Service company, announced today that AgustaWestland A109 helicopter operators have three new maintenance package options for their next PW207C engine overhaul under Dallas Airmotive’s Price CAP Promise Program. The program provides price- surety choices for Pratt & Whitney Canada PW207C engine operators in three tiered packages: Complete, Advanced and Premier.

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Tags: Dallas Airmotive
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
05
2019

BBA Aviation’s Global Engine Services Companies to Celebrate OEM Agreement Extensions, Added Offerings at HAI’s Heli-Expo

Posted by jhadmin

HELI-EXPO – Atlanta, GA – Dallas Airmotive, H+S Aviation and International Governor Services (IGS), BBA Aviation’s Global Engine Services companies, announced today that the organizations will host a customer appreciation reception on Wednesday, March 6, at HAI Heli-Expo booth #B2024 from 2-5 pm, inviting all helicopter operators to attend. The reception celebrates multiple original equipment manufacturer (OEM) engine maintenance agreement extensions, added service center locations, a new PW200 engine overhaul pricing program and expanded capabilities for engine accessory maintenance, giving helicopter operators extended support and quality service options from OEM-authorized engine maintenance providers.

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Tags: Dallas Airmotive
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
05
2019

PAC International delivers fourth EC135 to Wake Forest Baptist Health

Posted by jhadmin

PAC International recently delivered the fourth customized Airbus EC135P2+ helicopter to Wake Forest Baptist Health’s AirCare program.

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Tags: metro aviation PAC International
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
05
2019

UA Unveils New InSight™ Display System + Heli-ClearVision™ EFVS Helicopter Flight Deck at 2019 Heli-Expo

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, GA - March 5, 2019 – Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, is unveiling a new, complete flight deck specifically designed to support helicopter mission execution at night and during challenging weather conditions. UA CEO Paul DeHerrera and Elbit System's VP of Commercial Aviation, Dror Yahav, will present the new InSight Display System for helicopters + Heli-ClearVision Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) during an in-booth (#C4028) press conference on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 1:30pm (EDT)

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Tags: UA Universal Avionics
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
05
2019

Heli-One Receives STC Approval For S-76B Flight Display and Flight Management System Upgrade

Posted by jhadmin

March 5, 2019 – Atlanta - Heli-One, a leading global provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for its flight display and flight management system (FMS) upgrade from Transport Canada and the Malaysia Department of Civil Aviation.

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Tags: Heli-One
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
05
2019

Heli-One Receives STC Approval for Universal Avionics Flight Deck Upgrade for S-76B VVIP

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, GA - March 5, 2019 – Universal Avionics (UA) Authorized Dealer, Heli-One, has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval from Transport Canada and the Malaysia Department of Civil Aviation for its Sikorsky S-76 VVIP helicopter flight deck upgrade. Completed for a customer in Asia, the STC covers three UA EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays and a UA UNS-1Lw Flight Management System (FMS) with Vision-1™ Synthetic Vision System (SVS).

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Tags: Heli One UA Universal Avionics
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
04
2019

Spectro | Jet-Care awarded ‘engine healthcare’ contract by Air Methods

Posted by jhadmin

Spectro | Jet-Care, the trusted and independent laboratory of choice for condition monitoring services to the aviation industry, today announced the signing of a contract with Air Methods, the leading air medical services provider, to provide a comprehensive fluid and debris analysis programme for their fleet of more than 450 helicopters.

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Tags: Jet Care Spectro
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
04
2019

Spectrum Aeromed is Dedicated to Providing Customized Solutions

Posted by jhadmin

Spectrum Aeromed and Life Flight Network have had a longstanding relationship. While they have had the pleasure of working on several past projects, they recently collaborated on the first fixed-wing jet project (CJ4) with the Oregon-based company.

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Tags: Life Flight Network Spectrum Aeromed
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Mar
04
2019

Pratt & Whitney Connects Helicopter Customers with New and Enhanced Engine Maintenance and Warranty Programs

Posted by jhadmin

ATLANTA, MARCH 4, 2019 – Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced several enhancements and options to its engine maintenance and warranty programs for helicopter operators. These include the Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) engine program for used aircraft, the Eagle Service™ Plan (ESP™) for single-helicopter operators and a new Fleet Service Plan (FSP) for smaller helicopter fleets.

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Tags: Pratt & Whitney UTC
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
04
2019

Concorde Battery Announces New FAA STC Certification for Lead Acid Battery Upgrade on Sikorsky S-92A Helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

WEST COVINA, CA – FAA STC SR00917DE has been approved to install Concorde Battery Corporation's Platinum Series® RG-292-102 (17Ah) or RG-292-103A (24Ah) on Sikorsky Aircraft S-92A helicopters. Concorde developed the RG-292 batteries as direct fit replacement for the original Ni-Cd battery. The table below indicates the correct Concorde battery to install dependent on the existing OEM battery. The existing temperature sensor connector is capped, bagged, and stowed.

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Tags: Concorde Battery S-92A Sikorsky
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Mar
04
2019

Concorde Battery Corporation Announces New EASA Certification of Platinum Series® Batteries for Cessna Sovereigns, Embraer EMB135/145 Series Aircraft, and Super Puma Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

WEST COVINA, CA – Concorde Battery Corporation is pleased to announce EASA validation of FAA STCs to upgrade to Concorde sealed lead acid batteries in Cessna Sovereigns, Embraer ERJ aircraft, and the Super Puma family of helicopters.

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Tags: Concorde Battery Corporation
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Mar
04
2019

Concorde Battery Announces FAA-STC for RG-380E/46L Installation on Gulfstream G350 & G450

Posted by jhadmin

WEST COVINA, CA -- Concorde is pleased to announce FAA certification for installation of Concorde’s Platinum Series® sealed lead acid batteries, to replace original equipment lead acid batteries, on Gulfstream models G350 & G450. This upgrade to Concorde's RG-380E/46L valve regulated lead acid batteries offer Gulfstream operators access to Concorde’s proven Platinum Series® battery line that provides reliable performance and that is available through Concorde’s worldwide network of Distributors.

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Tags: Concorde Gulfstream
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
04
2019

HONEYWELL FORECASTS 4,000 NEW CIVIL HELICOPTER DELIVERIES OVER NEXT FIVE YEARS

Posted by jhadmin

ATLANTA, March 4, 2019 – In its 21st annual “Turbine-Powered Civil Helicopter Purchase Outlook,” Honeywell (NYSE: HON) forecasts 4,000 new civilian-use helicopters will be delivered from 2019 to 2023, marginally lower than the 4,200 cited in the five-year forecast from 2018.

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Tags: Honeywell
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Mar
04
2019

AAR named ‘Best Aircraft Components Repair & Maintenance Company 2019’

Posted by jhadmin

Wood Dale, Illinois, March 4 — AAR (NYSE-AIR), an independent provider of aviation aftermarket services, has been recognized as the “Best Aircraft Components Repair & Maintenance Company 2019” in a worldwide poll conducted by International Transport News.

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Mar
04
2019

Aero Asset helicopter brokerage debuts at HAI

Posted by jhadmin

HAI Heli-Expo, Atlanta, GA:- Aero Asset, the new global helicopter brokerage from established international helicopter sales professionals Emmanuel Dupuy, William Sturm and Valerie Pereira, formally launches today (March 4th) at HAI Heli Expo in Atlanta.

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Tags: Aero Asset
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