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Mar
07
2018

Sikorsky CH-53K Completes Critical Flight Envelope Expansion with 36,000-pound External Lift

Posted by jhadmin

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion completed an external lift of a 36,000-pound payload at the Sikorsky Development Flight Center, achieving a maximum weight on the single center point cargo hook. This milestone marks completion of critical flight envelope expansion activities for the CH-53K as Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) prepares to deliver the first aircraft to the U.S. Marine Corps this year.

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Mar
07
2018

SB Havacılık (SBAIR) is the new Distributor and Service Center of Airbus Helicopters in Turkey

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Airbus Helicopters has appointed SB Havacılık A.Ş. (SBAIR) as its new distributor and Service Center in Turkey. The Istanbul based company will represent the European manufacturer in Turkey and promote its civil product line.

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Mar
07
2018

New training capabilities launched for crews and maintainers of Airbus helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Building world-class helicopters is only the first part of the Airbus mission; what follows is a commitment to supporting the worldwide operators who fly the company’s rotorcraft. The commitment has been further strengthened with the launch of an optimised training and flight operations service, which was announced at last week’s Heli-Expo trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the United States.

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Tags: Airbus
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Mar
06
2018

ARGUS PROS TO HOST FLIGHT SAFETY FOUNDATION BARS AUDITOR ACCREDITATION COURSE

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ARGUS PROS, a subsidiary of ARGUS International, is pleased to announce it will host the Flight Safety Foundation BARS Auditor Accreditation Course in Denver March 19-21. The three-day course introduces participants to the elements of the Basic Aviation Risk Standard (BARS) Program.

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Mar
06
2018

LORD Corporation Announces New Network-Ready Wireless Gateway

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CARY, N.C. – LORD Sensing, MicroStrain — a global leader in sensing systems — has announced the launch of a new wireless gateway solution.

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Mar
06
2018

Airbus Helicopters comes out of Heli-Expo 2018 with more than 50 helicopter orders

Posted by jhadmin

Las Vegas, – Airbus Helicopters, the leader in the civil and parapublic helicopter market, has wrapped up Heli Expo 2018 in Las Vegas with orders for over 50 of the company’s wide range of helicopters for customers worldwide. The most anticipated sales include the H160’s launch customer as well as the first orders placed for this new-generation helicopter in the North American market. In addition, the H145 and H125 families received solid bookings, showcasing their impressive performance and continual popularity.

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Tags: Airbus Helicopters Heli Expo
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Mar
06
2018

ASU Adds PMA and ECO Managers, Focusses on NVIS Compliance

Posted by jhadmin

(BOISE, Idaho—March 6, 2018) For more than 20 years Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc. (ASU) has worked with both helicopter and fixed-wing operators on cockpit modifications around the world. With changing technology, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements and mandates, ASU announced that they have hired Darren Knight as their new Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) Manager and appointed Austin Barrett as the Engineering Change Order (ECO) Program Manager. Barrett and Knight will help customers navigate through compliance concerns with overseeing engineering change order (ECO) requirements and PMA needs.

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Tags: ASU Aviation Specialties Unlimited
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Mar
06
2018

Metro Hires Director of Human Resources

Posted by jhadmin

6 MAR 2018 – Shreveport, LA – Metro is proud to welcome Rebecca Stinson as the Director of Human Resources and is excited about what she will bring to the table. She has 12 years of experience as Director of Human Resources for a restaurant managing group, overseeing 37 stores across 4 states with more than 12,000 employees. In addition to her human resource duties, she organized annual training, managed public relations initiatives and handled community outreach.

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Mar
05
2018

Erickson completes its first transmission line project in UK

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Erickson Incorporated, a leading aerospace manufacturer and aerial services company, contracted with Balfour Beatty to build a transmission line for Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSE), connecting renewable energy from the Dorenell Wind Farm to a transmission network at Blackhillock, Scotland between Aberdeen and Inverness. The project provides new sources of electricity with minimal impact on the land environment and is the first of its kind for Erickson in Europe.

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Tags: Erickson AirCrane Powerline Helicopter Utility Helicopter
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Mar
05
2018

Kopter has recorded 40 orders and engagements for its SH09 at Heli-Expo 2018

Posted by jhadmin

Kopter Group AG has experienced extensive interest from customers participating at HeliExpo 2018, held in Las Vegas, NV from 27 Feb to 1 March. Its second prototype (P2) exhibited together with a mock-up fitted with a state-of-the art EMS interior by Metro Aviation have attracted much attention. Customers operating helicopters in different configurations and geographies particularly appreciated the reinforced safety features, performance and design that make the SH09 a very attractive and affordable mission tool.

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Tags: HeliExpo Kopter Group
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Mar
05
2018

From rescues to damage assessment: how helicopters helped combat the California wildfires

Posted by jhadmin

Following the 2018 Heli-Expo airshow in Las Vegas, Nevada, Airbus takes a look at how helicopters helped save lives during the California wildfires of 2017 – an effort that drew on aviation resources for everything from rescues to taking the damage’s toll.

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Mar
01
2018

Leonardo celebrates helicopter orders at HELI-EXPO 2018 of nearly 140 million euro

Posted by jhadmin

Leonardo announced further combined orders for helicopters at HELI-EXPO in Las Vegas today for a total of 17 aircraft valued at almost 140 million euro for several customers in various countries and for a range of commercial and public service applications. Contracts include a mix of AW119Kx single engine, AW109 GrandNew and AW109 Trekker light twins, AW169 light-intermediate, AW139 intermediate and AW189 super medium types, confirming the strong competitiveness of Company’s modern product portfolio.

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Tags: Heli Expo Leonardo
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Mar
01
2018

Babcock to operate the first fleet of H160s

Posted by jhadmin

Las Vegas, 1 March 2018 – Babcock is set to become the global launch customer for the H160 after signing a five year frame agreement for the purchase of a fleet of H160s. The fleet of H160s is destined for EMS and other critical services missions starting in Europe and to be deployed progressively across Babcock’s bases worldwide. “The H160 was a natural choice for Babcock’s operations as its large cabin and low vibration levels and its state-of-the-art technology will make it a safe and comfortable environment for mission critical services to work in” said Roger Hardy, Chief Executive Aviation, Babcock International Group. “We are sure that the innovations that the H160 brings to the market will help us deliver our high standards of quality, safety and cost-effectiveness”.

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Tags: Airbus Babcock H160
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Mar
01
2018

Enstrom 280FXs accepted by the Global Services and Solutions of Pakistan

Posted by jhadmin

Menominee, MI, – During the week of February 5th, Enstrom Helicopter Corporation completed a successful acceptance of 4 piston 280FX helicopters to Global Services and Solutions of Pakistan. A team of inspectors from Global Services & Solutions led by co-owner Mr. Abdul Khaliq Awan and Mr. Ali Muhammad led the acceptance after a week-long inspection process at the Enstrom factory in Menominee; MI. The aircraft are scheduled to depart the factory the end of February and arrive in Pakistan in March.

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Mar
01
2018

ABLE OPENS NEW LATIN AMERICA MARKETS WITH AVESA LONG-TERM AGREEMENT

Posted by jhadmin

MESA, Arizona (March 1, 2018) – Guatemala-based Aeroservicios Ave, S.A. (AVESA) has selected Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, as its exclusive provider for component repair, overhaul and exchange services. The relationship establishes AVESA as Able’s newest global customer, creating improved in-country product availability and cost savings for AVESA customers operating light and medium Bell Helicopter platforms in Guatemala and Central America.

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Mar
01
2018

First H160 orders for the North American market

Posted by jhadmin

Las Vegas, Airbus Helicopters has signed the first order for four ACH160s with an undisclosed, North American customer. The launch customer, a major US business entity with extensive experience in corporate aviation, has opted for one aircraft to be delivered in Stylence by ACH configuration, the in-house, private and business design product line; with the remaining three aircraft to be delivered in ACH Exclusive configuration, the select design product line which allows the highest level of customisation and bespoke craftsmanship.

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Tags: ACH160 Airbus
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Mar
01
2018

It’s Official: Rotorcraft Pilot and Mechanic Shortage Verified

Posted by jhadmin

The results of a study forecasting the U.S. supply of rotorcraft pilots and mechanics over the next 18 years has been released, confirming what many in our industry suspected. Unless there are some fundamental changes in policy, outreach, scholarships, and access to financing, the helicopter industry faces large-scale deficits in the amount of available and qualified licensed and certificated pilots and mechanics.

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Tags: HAI
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
01
2018

Airbus Helicopters outlines complete connected services offer

Posted by jhadmin

At HAI Heli-Expo 2018, Airbus’ helicopter division presented its three-tiered connected services offer for enhanced safety, operational cost savings and higher aircraft availability.

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Tags: Airbus
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Mar
01
2018

Executive AirShare Raises Pilot Salaries an Average of 25 Percent

Posted by jhadmin

LENEXA, Kan. – Executive AirShare announces an across-the-board increase of salaries for pilots to meet the growing demand for fractional aircraft ownership. The new salaries are between 18 to 30 percent more for pilots-in-command (PICs) and seconds-in-command (SICs) joining the company. In conjunction with the salary increase, PIC migration to a more favorable 8-On/6-Off scheduling cycle is expected help the company meet its goal of hiring 25 pilots in the next six months.

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Mar
01
2018

Enstrom Deal of the Year

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The Enstrom Dealer of the Year award was given out at the Enstrom Sales meeting at Heli Expo in Las Vegas this week.

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Mar
01
2018

DART enters the aerial firefighting market – with a splash

Posted by jhadmin

As the Heli-Expo 2018 was in full swing, DART Aerospace proudly unveiled their very first firefighting bucket, majestically exposed at their booth #C5551.

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Mar
01
2018

Helionix fleet hits 100,000 flight-hour milestone

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Las Vegas, Airbus’ fleet of helicopters equipped with the Helionix avionics system have surpassed the symbolic milestone of 100.000 flight hours, just three years after customer operations started.

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Feb
28
2018

Kopter announces Order of two Units from Safomar Aviation of South Africa

Posted by jhadmin

Las Vegas, February 28th, 2018 - On Day 2 of HeliExpo 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Kopter Group AG is proud to announce that Safomar Aviation (PTY) LTD of South Africa has signed an order of two (2) units of the SH09 single turbine helicopter.

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Tags: Heli Expo Kopter Group Safomar Aviaiton SH09
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Feb
28
2018

DONALDSON COMMEMORATES DELIVERY OF 9,000TH INLET BARRIER FILTER TO KURT ROBINSON DURING HAI HELI-EXPO CEREMONY

Posted by jhadmin

LAS VEGAS (Feb. 28, 2018) – Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) today commemorated delivery of its 9,000th Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) in a special ceremony at HAI HELI-EXPO 2018 with Robinson Helicopter Company President and Chairman Kurt Robinson. During the event, Robinson symbolically accepted delivery of the 9,000th filter, an R66 IBF, from Tom Newman, Engineering Manager, Donaldson Aerospace & Defense.

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Feb
28
2018

HELIMOB Trips: Adventures for Helicopter Private Owners

Posted by jhadmin

Las Vegas, NV (February 28, 2018)—HELIMOB is pleased to announce new helicopter travel routes in California and the Canadian Rockies. These exciting trips will present the luxury travel industry with fun, new and innovative helicopter expedition possibilities.

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Feb
28
2018

Safran introduces Expert link, new remote assistance service

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This new service allows the customer to connect, through a secure, live video feed, with Safran Helicopter Engines experts to facilitate technical diagnosis or guide them through a maintenance task.

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Tags: Safran Helicopter Engines
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Feb
28
2018

Sikorsky Delivers Production Number 300 S-92® Helicopter to Era Group Inc.

Posted by jhadmin

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today delivered the 300th S-92® helicopter. Era Group Inc. signed for the aircraft, configured for offshore oil worker transportation, in a ceremony at the 2018 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo.

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Tags: Era Group Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
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Feb
28
2018

Boeing announces global supply chain agreement with CHC Helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 28, 2018—Boeing [NYSE: BA], through its subsidiary Aviall, today announced it signed a global supply chain management agreement with CHC Helicopter. Under this agreement, Aviall will collaborate with CHC to provide Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) to improve efficiency and streamline supply chain costs for CHC’s global operations.

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Tags: Aviall Boeing CHC Helicopter
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Feb
28
2018

THE NEXT WAVE: ABLE AEROSPACE SERVICES ROLLS OUT BELL 505 CAPABILITIES

Posted by jhadmin

MESA, Arizona (February 27, 2018) – Preparing for the next generation of modern rotor-wing maintenance requirements, Able Aerospace Services has rolled out comprehensive component assembly-level support for the Bell 505 helicopter. In conjunction with its full Bell 429 capabilities, this further bolsters Able as the go-to source for cutting-edge helicopter component repair, overhaul, parts and completion solutions.

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Tags: Able Able Aerospace Bell Bell 429
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Feb
28
2018

Sikorsky Authorizes Thai Aviation Services as Customer Support Center in Thailand

Posted by jhadmin

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 28, 2018 - Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), has authorized Thai Aviation Services to operate as the first Sikorsky Customer Support Center in Thailand. The announcement came at the 2018 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo Trade Show & Exposition.

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Tags: Lockheed Martin Sikorsky Thai Aviation Services
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