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Oct
10
2017

FlightSafety International Expands Its eLearning Program with Three New Online Courses

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NEW YORK – FlightSafety International expands its eLearning program with three new online courses. They include Performance Based Navigation, Human Factors-Crew Resource Management and Single Pilot Resource Management.

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Oct
10
2017

Boeing Donates $5 Million to USO Pathfinder

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CHICAGO, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced a $5 million, multi-year donation to help expand United Service Organizations (USO) Pathfinder transition services—a comprehensive global program for transitioning service members.

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Oct
10
2017

SmartSky’s 4 Gives More Supports Corporate Angel Network at NBAA

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Corporate Angel Network (CAN) has performed its noble work for more than 35 years, providing timely corporate jet transportation for cancer patients needing to get to specialized treatment across the country. For the third straight year, SmartSky Networks’ 4 Gives More directly supports that mission with a donation to CAN at the National Business Aviation Association’s biggest event.

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Oct
10
2017

ARGUS Launches Operational Excellence Program for Stage 3 IS-BAO Registered Flight Departments

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ARGUS International, Inc. (ARGUS) is pleased to announce the launch of the Operational Excellence Program (OEP) for business aviation flight departments that are currently IS-BAO Stage 3 registered.

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Oct
10
2017

EXPANSION OF DYNALI MARKETS CONTINUES

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September 2017 was marked by two significant events in the expansion of Dynali microlight helicopter sales. The Belgian company launched their H3 microlight in 2013 and currently have over 50 of these small but agile helicopters flying around the world.

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Oct
10
2017

Universal Avionics Offers New Incentive Programs During NBAA-BACE 2017

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Las Vegas, NV – Universal Avionics introduces two new incentive programs for attendees of the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (BACE) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Oct
10
2017

Universal Avionics Offers New ADS-B Out STC Data Package

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Las Vegas, NV – Universal Avionics has received FAA Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the UNS-1Xw SBAS-Flight Management System (FMS) and Honeywell RCZ-833 (DO-260B compliant) transponders to meet the U.S. and European mandates for Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out in 2020. The STC can be used on a large group of aircraft platforms, including: Cessna Citations, Beechcraft Hawkers, Dassault Falcons, Learjets, and Embraers. Universal Avionics is providing the data package to the company's Authorized Dealer and Integrator Network at no charge to assist with field approval installations.

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Oct
10
2017

SmartSky Offers Unlimited Plan Launch Promotion, Demonstration Flights

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – With the nationwide rollout of its 4G LTE-based network underway, SmartSky Networks introduces a limited-time promotion that allows customers use of all the data they want for an affordable, fixed monthly fee. Customers who sign up during SmartSky’s Network Launch Promotion will receive bonus data, including an unlimited option (subject to terms and conditions).

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Oct
09
2017

Vector Aerospace signs exclusive PT6A service agreement with Australian aeromedical provider CareFlight

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Las Vegas, NV - Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has entered into an exclusive agreement with CareFlight to provide the Australian aeromedical operator with Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6A engine services. CareFlight, headquartered in Sydney, NSW, uses helicopters, turboprops and business jets to transfer patients from accident scenes and between hospitals.

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Oct
09
2017

Bell V-280 Valor Prototype Achieves Testing at 100% Rotor RPM

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The Bell V-280 Valor prototype aircraft has successfully achieved ground run testing at 100% rotor RPM. The aircraft will continue ground run testing at the Bell Helicopter Amarillo Assembly Center where it will undergo a series of functional tests running all aircraft systems and flight controls in preparation for first flight this fall.

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Oct
09
2017

NTSB Report Released: Lawrenceville, GA

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On September 1, 2017, at 1058 eastern daylight time, a MD Helicopters 369FF, N5189K, was substantially damaged while on approach tofollowing an inflight loss of helicopter control at Gwinnett County Airport (LZU), Lawrenceville, Georgia. The commercial pilot and a pilot-rated crewmember were seriously injured. The helicopter was operated by the Gwinnett County Police Department as a local public flight. Day, visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time, and no flight plan was filed. The flight originated at LZU about 1000.

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Oct
09
2017

Lockheed Martin Delivering Next-Generation Apache Sensor Systems Under New U.S. Army Contract

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received $337 million in orders to supply Apache

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Oct
09
2017

FLIR Announces Three Electrical Test and Measurement Meters with Thermal Imaging

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WILSONVILLE, Ore., Oct. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) announced today six test and measurement products arriving later this year, including two digital multimeters and a clamp meter that feature FLIR's IGM(TM) (Infrared Guided Measurement). Powered by the FLIR Lepton® microcamera thermal core, the FLIR DM166 and FLIR DM285 digital multimeters and the FLIR CM275 clamp meter feature a built-in screen to show heat caused by electrical faults, allowing professionals to find issues faster and more safely.

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Oct
09
2017

FlightSafety Expands Training for Honeywell Aerospace Products in Australia

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NEW YORK (October 9, 2017) – FlightSafety International is extending its Honeywell training programs to Brisbane, Australia.

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Oct
09
2017

New Cooling Technology for Open Architecture Systems Becomes Industry Standard for Fixed and Rotary Wing Aircraft

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AUSA 2017, WASHINGTON, D.C. (Booth #1607) – October 9, 2017 -- Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today announced a collaboration with Lockheed Martin of a new open architecture cooling standard for use with commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) VPX modules deployed on fixed-wing and rotary wing aircraft. The VITA 48.8 Working Group was sponsored by Lockheed Martin, Curtiss-Wright, and Abaco, and chaired by Curtiss-Wright.

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Oct
09
2017

Vector Aerospace showcasing its full range of fixed-wing and helicopter support capabilities at NBAA-BACE

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Las Vegas, NV - Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, will be highlighting its broad range of fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft support services at the National Business Aviation Association’s 70th annual Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), taking place in Las Vegas, NV, during October 10-12. Vector is showcasing its full range of cost-effective MRO solutions on Booth #C11018.

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Oct
09
2017

Airbus Helicopters delivers 400th UH-72A Lakota to U.S. Army

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Washington, D.C. – Airbus Helicopters has delivered the U.S. Army’s 400th UH-72A Lakota helicopter, fulfilling its contract requirements to date by delivering every aircraft on time, on budget and meeting the Army’s rigorous quality standards.

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Oct
09
2017

Pilatus selects Latitude’s Safety Services SATVOICE Satcom Solution for the PC-24

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Latitude Technologies Corporation now offers its SkyNode 200 Safety Services SATVOICE (Satcom) system on the PC-24 Super Versatile jet.

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Oct
09
2017

East/West Industries Honored with Business Commitment Award From Long Island Business Development Council

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RONKONKOMA, N.Y., – East/West Industries has received a Business Commitment Award from the Long Island Business Development Council (LIBDC). The award was presented to company Founder Mary Spinosa, President Teresa Ferraro, and Vice President of Business Development Joe Spinosa October 4 at the 48th Annual Economic Development Conference in Montauk, New York.

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Oct
09
2017

Vector Aerospace's cross-fleet support services popular with fixed-wing and helicopter operators

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Las Vegas, NV - Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is increasingly being relied upon for cross-fleet support by customers operating both fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters. Vector’s broad range of powerplant services for turboprops/jets and turboshafts, combined with its extensive portfolio of helicopter support capabilities, makes Vector a convenient ‘one-stop-shop’ for such cross-fleet operators.

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Oct
06
2017

AW169 to support Chinese Polar Scientific Exploration Missions

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Rome – Leonardo announced today that the Polar Research Institute of China (PRIC) has purchased an AgustaWestland AW169 light intermediate helicopter. The aircraft, which is planned to be delivered in early 2019, will be provided with a dedicated configuration to support Chinese Polar Scientific Exploration Tasks and perform a range of roles including passenger transport, iceberg sighting, and cargo sling operations.

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Oct
06
2017

NTSB Report Released: Long Beach, CA

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On September 20, 2017, at 1309 Pacific daylight time, a Robinson R22 Beta, N7514S, landed hard and rolled over following a forced landing at Long Beach Airport (Daugherty Field), Long Beach, California. The student pilot, who was the sole occupant, sustained serious injuries, and the helicopter sustained substantial damage. The helicopter was registered to Spitzer Helicopter LLC, and operated by Revolution Aviation, under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as an instructional flight. The local flight departed Long Beach about 1307. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and no flight plan had been filed.

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Oct
06
2017

KAMAN RECEIVES K-MAX® ORDER FROM COLUMBIA BASIN HELICOPTERS

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LONDON--HELITECH INTERNATIONAL--Kaman Aerosystems, a division of the aerospace segment of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announced today at the Helitech International Helicopter Expo & Conference that it has signed a contract with Columbia Basin Helicopters for the purchase of a K-MAX® aircraft to be delivered in 2018.

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Oct
06
2017

AW169 obtains first Danish order and enters UK’s wind farm support market

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London – Leonardo announced today the signing of a contract with Uni-Fly A/S of Denmark for two AgustaWestland AW169 light intermediate twin engine helicopters. The aircraft will enter service in the first quarter of 2018 to perform wind farm support operations for DONG Energy at Hornsea Project One, in the North Sea, 120km offshore from Humberside, UK.

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Oct
06
2017

NTSB Report Released: Salinas, CA

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On September 17, 2017, about 0700 Pacific daylight time (PDT), a Bell 47G-5 helicopter, N3285T, was substantially damaged when it impacted a wire and terrain while maneuvering about 3 miles west of Salinas, California. The commercial pilot, the sole occupant of the helicopter, had minor injuries. The helicopter was registered to and operated by Wilbur-Ellis, Co., under provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 137. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan was filed. The local aerial application flight originated from a loading area near the accident site a few minutes before the accident.

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Oct
05
2017

Helikorea acquires a H19 / AW109 FTD Level 5 entrol simulator.

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entrol has received an order for a H19 / AW109 FTD Level 5 simulator from Helikorea.

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Oct
05
2017

Waypoint Leasing Fleet Surpasses 150 Aircraft

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Waypoint Leasing (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced at the HeliTech International Helicopter Expo that its fleet has surpassed 150 helicopters.

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Oct
05
2017

Babcock MCS Onshore first customer of new Safran Helicopter Engines Health Monitoring service

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Safran has launched at Helitech International a new Health Monitoring service for helicopter engines, with the announcement of its first customer, Babcock Mission Critical Services Onshore Ltd. The new service will allow the customer to track engine life data and thus reduce unplanned events. Engine life can be improved with the early detection of low signals, prognosis analysis and maintenance plan customization.

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Oct
05
2017

Boeing to Acquire Aurora Flight Sciences to Advance Autonomous Technology Capabilities

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CHICAGO, Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] plans to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, a world-class innovator, developer and manufacturer of advanced aerospace platforms, under an agreement signed by the companies. Aurora specializes in autonomous systems technologies to enable advanced robotic aircraft for future aerospace applications and vehicles.

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Oct
05
2017

AAR Launches New PAARTS STORE at MRO Europe

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EXCEL Center - LONDON - Global aviation services leader AAR (NYSE: AIR) officially launched today at MRO Europe a new online PAARTS STORE open to existing and new aftermarket customers including operators, MROs, and brokers. The new 2.0 look and functionality is being demonstrated by AAR’s Digital Services team at Booth # 335.

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