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Oct
16
2018

Rotortrade paves the way for greater value in the pre-owned helicopter market: First OEM nose-to-tail Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) helicopter delivery and a great example of industry cooperation.

Posted by jhadmin

Rotortrade delivers the first nose-to-tail Certified Pre-Owned helicopter to a private operator thanks to the successful partnership and collaboration between Rotortrade, Leonardo and Pratt & Whitney Canada.

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Tags: Leonardo Pratt & Whitney Canada Rotortrade
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Oct
16
2018

AS365 Dauphin Receives Universal Avionics Flight Deck Upgrade

Posted by jhadmin

Amsterdam, Netherlands - October 16, 2018 – Universal Avionics (UA) is supplying dual EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays and dual AHS-525 Attitude Heading Reference Systems (AHRS) for an AS365 Dauphin helicopter installation. The installation offers a unique way to have both a mission display capability and Primary Flight Display (PFD) for the left cockpit side.

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Tags: Universal Avionics
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Oct
16
2018

Becker EASA certification submittal for TCAS II compatible, ADS-B Transponder

Posted by jhadmin

October 16, 2018 – Rheinmünster, Germany - Avionics innovator and digital technology provider Becker has submitted for EASA certification the company BXT6500 family’s latest version Mode S transponder, designed specifically for full interoperability with existing TCAS II systems, as well as ADS-B compliant. The BXT Mode S transponder provides a much needed alternative to traditional Mode S suppliers in regional airline TCAS II operations, as well as any place TCAS II systems are in use such as business jets and air transport operations, both civil and military.

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Tags: Becker Avionics BXT6500 EASA
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Oct
16
2018

TRU SIMULATION + TRAINING AND FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCE A JOINT VENTURE TO OFFER A COMBINED TRAINING SOLUTION ON TEXTRON AVIATION PLATFORMS

Posted by jhadmin

NEW YORK – TRU Simulation + Training, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and FlightSafety International have entered into a letter of intent to form a joint venture to provide the industry-leading training solution for Textron Aviation‘s broad product line of business and general aviation aircraft. TRU and FlightSafety will combine their assets and capabilities, including their simulators, courseware, and world-class teams, to support their global customers’ training needs.

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Tags: Flight Safety textron TRU Simulation
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Oct
16
2018

Heli-One Announces AW169 Emergency Medical Services Modification Case Study Release

Posted by jhadmin

October 16, 2018 - Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, announces the release of a new case study that documents the one month proposal-to-delivery Emergency Medical Services (EMS) stretcher modification for the Leonardo AW169. This case study takes a closer look into technical obstacles faced by Babcock Scandinavian Air Ambulance and the operational solution implemented by Heli-One.

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Tags: Air Ambulance AW169 Heli-One MRO
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Oct
16
2018

Heli-One Design Teams Develop End-User Oriented Solutions

Posted by jhadmin

Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, has seen continued success working directly with end-users to develop customized solutions based on their specific mission needs. The design teams in Norway and Canada working directly with crews to highlight key priorities, identify efficiencies, and maximize operational benefits. The teams collaborate and pool their collective expertise, grown from developing solutions for every type of rotor-wing mission.

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Tags: Heli-One MRO
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Oct
16
2018

Drone Rescue presents Intelligent Parachute Rescue System for DJI M600

Posted by jhadmin

Drone Rescue Systems GmbH from Austria will present the parachute system DRS-10 for the first time at the Intergeo 2018. Based on this product, especially for the DJI Matrice 600 (M600) the parachute system DRS-M600 was developed, that has been coordinated purely to this flight system.

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Tags: Drone Rescue Systems
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Oct
16
2018

StandardAero Signs New TFE731 Engine MRO Partnership Agreement with Aerocare Aviation Services Ltd. To Support European Operators

Posted by jhadmin

ORLANDO, Fla. – StandardAero signed a new TFE731 turbofan engine MRO services partnership agreement with Aerocare Aviation Services Ltd, to support business aviation operators on the European continent. The partnership, which was inked at the 2018 NBAA-BACE event in Orlando, will strengthen the company’s already strong presence as the only TFE731 OEM authorized heavy/overhaul maintenance provider in EMEAI.

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Tags: Aerocare Aviation Services OEM StandardAero TFE731
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Oct
16
2018

StandardAero Inducts First Innov8 Command and Cast Cabin Management System Installation on Falcon 2000 Aircraft

Posted by jhadmin

ORLANDO, Fla. – StandardAero recently inducted a Falcon 2000 aircraft at the company’s Springfield, IL, facility to install the company’s first Innov8 Cabin Solutions Command and Cast Cabin Management System (CMS) upgrade products.

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Tags: CMS Innov8 StandartAero
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Oct
16
2018

Jupiter Avionics Hires Steve Wile

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(KELOWNA, BC Canada, October 16, 2018) – Jupiter Avionics Corporation announced today that Steve Wile has been hired as the company’s customer support specialist.

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Tags: Jupiter Avionics Steve Wile
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Oct
16
2018

Chicago Jet Group Selects Latitude's DL150 Data Link Solution for NextGen ProLink™

Posted by jhadmin

[VICTORIA, BC CANADA – OCTOBER 16, 2018] Chicago Jet Group (CJG) has selected the Latitude DL150 Satellite Data Unit as an integral component of their continuing series of upgrade programs for equipping and certifying aircraft in advance of the January 2020 FANS 1/A+ and ATN B1 European Link 2000+ Mandates.

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Tags: Chicago Jet Group DL150 Latitude
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Oct
16
2018

DONALDSON INLET BARRIER FILTERS APPROVED FOR FACTORY INSTALLATION ON NEW AW189 HELICOPTERS

Posted by jhadmin

PARIS (16 October 2018) – Inlet Barrier Filters (IBFs) from Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) can now be offered and installed as a factory option on new AW189 helicopters.

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Tags: AW189 Donaldson
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Oct
16
2018

Universal Avionics & Elbit Systems Exhibit Together at Helitech International for First Time Since Acquisition

Posted by jhadmin

Amsterdam, Netherlands - Universal Avionics (UA) is exhibiting with Elbit Systems, Ltd. at the Helitech International Helicopter Expo and Conference for the first time since the April 2018 acquisition of UA by Elbit Systems. The two companies are working together, moving forward in the market to bring enhanced safety to helicopter operators.

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Tags: Elbit Systems Helicopter Expo and Conference Helitech UA Universal Avionics
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Oct
15
2018

NTSB Final Report Released: Electra, TX

Posted by jhadmin

The commercial pilot was flying his company's helicopter during a low-altitude cattle herding flight. A witness saw the helicopter maneuvering over power lines; it subsequently descended in a nose-low attitude to ground contact and was consumed by postcrash fire. Both the power lines above the helicopter wreckage and the helicopter itself exhibited damage consistent with in-flight contact with the lines. An onscene examination of the wreckage did not reveal any preimpact anomalies that would have precluded normal operation of the helicopter.

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Tags: Electra NTSB TX
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Oct
15
2018

NTSB Preliminary Report Released: Granada Hills, CA

Posted by jhadmin

On September 15, 2018, about 1233 Pacific daylight time, a Schweizer 300CBi helicopter, N2128T, sustained substantial damage when it landed hard following a partial power landing on a golf course in Granada Hills, California. The flight instructor and the student pilot were uninjured. The helicopter was registered to Charlie Papa, LLC., and operated by Group 3 Aviation, Inc., under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91, as an instructional flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan was filed for the flight that originated from Van Nuys Airport (VNY), Van Nuys, California, about 1215 and was destined for the Piru, California area.

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Tags: CA Granada Hills NTSB
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Oct
15
2018

NTSB Preliminary Report Released: Gustavus, AK

Posted by jhadmin

On September 28, 2018, about 1055 Alaska daylight time, an Airbus Helicopters AS350-B3e, impacted shallow water on a beach in Glacier Bay National Park about 60 miles northwest of Gustavus, Alaska. The co-pilot was fatally injured, one passenger sustained serious injuries, and the pilot and one other passenger are missing. The helicopter was registered to Chinilna Equipment LLC and operated by a private individual under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident and no flight plan had been filed. The flight departed from the Juneau International Airport (JNU) Juneau, Alaska, and was en route to Yakutat Airport (YAK), Yakutat, Alaska.

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Tags: AK Gustavus NTSB Report
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Oct
15
2018

NTSB Preliminary Report Released: Westminster, MD

Posted by jhadmin

On September 30, 2018, at 1735 eastern daylight time, a Robinson R44 II helicopter, N440SH, operated by Charm City Helicopters, was substantially damaged during a loss of control on the ground following a precautionary landing atop the Longwell Parking Garage Structure in Westminster, Maryland. The commercial pilot was not injured, and there were no ground injuries. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and no flight plan was filed for the flight to reposition the helicopter atop the parking garage. The flight was conducted under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91.

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Tags: MD NTSB Westminster
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Oct
15
2018

Boeing and Flightdocs Enter Exclusive Partnership

Posted by jhadmin

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Flightdocs have entered into a multi-year agreement to exclusively market and sell the Flightdocs Enterprise platform, a full-service maintenance, compliance and inventory management solution for the business and general aviation market.

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Tags: Boeing Fllightdocs
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Oct
15
2018

Airbus Helicopters showcases EMS capabilities at Helitech 2018

Posted by jhadmin

Marignane, Airbus Helicopters will highlight a wide range of products and digital services at this year’s Helitech International air show, taking place October 16-18 in Amsterdam. Special focus will be given to Emergency Medical Services (EMS) missions, a segment the company leads with 60% of the in-service fleet, thanks to its long expertise and wide range of dedicated solutions.

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Tags: Airbus EMS Helitech International
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Oct
15
2018

Helibras delivers two H135s to Líder Aviação

Posted by jhadmin

Helibras announced the delivery of two H135 helicopters to Líder Aviação. The contract was signed at the beginning of the second half of this year and includes the provision of helicopters configured for offshore operations such as passenger transport and medical evacuation missions in the Oil & Gas market.

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Tags: Airbus H135
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Oct
15
2018

Giving Back More Than We Take Out

Posted by jhadmin

In an effort to give back to the aviation community, two companies, Helicopter Online Ground School and Five Alpha LLC, have combined their unique talents in training and education and are working with the FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) to help provide free quality safety training to the aviation community.

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Tags: 5a FAA Safety Team Five Alpha Helicopter Online Ground School
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Oct
15
2018

Airbus Helicopters to display market-leading private and business solutions at NBAA 2018

Posted by jhadmin

Grand Prairie, Texas, October 11, 2018 – With close to 30% of the private and business helicopter market in North America, Airbus Helicopters remains the leader in this segment. Airbus is gearing up to demonstrate what sets it apart from the competition and will be showcasing its dedicated corporate brand - Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) - in North America at this year’s NBAA trade show, taking place at the Orlando Convention Center from October 16-18.

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Tags: Airbus NBAA
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Oct
15
2018

Kopter SH09 displayed in new customer livery at Helitech 2018

Posted by jhadmin

Kopter Group is pleased to present its SH09 single-turbine helicopter on the occasion of the 2018 Helitech Exhibition in Amsterdam, to be held from 16th to 18th October.

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Tags: Helitech Kopter Group SH09
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Oct
15
2018

Idaho Governor Gives ASU Valued Partner Awards to PAL Aerospace

Posted by jhadmin

BOISE, IDAHO— The state of Idaho recently sent a delegation of businesses along with Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter to a trade mission in Canada. Governor Otter presented Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) valued partner award to PAL Aerospace during the trade mission.

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Tags: ASU PAL Aerospace
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Oct
10
2018

Bruce Whitman, Chairman, President & CEO of FlightSafety International Passes Peacefully at His Home

Posted by jhadmin

NEW YORK (October 10, 2018) – Bruce Whitman, Chairman, President & CEO of FlightSafety International, passed away peacefully at home this morning with his family by his side. He was 85.

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Tags: Flight Safety
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Oct
09
2018

NBAA-BACE Press Briefing

Posted by jhadmin

In UA’s first press briefing as a combined entity with Elbit Systems Ltd., CEO Paul DeHerrera and Elbit V.P. of Commercial Aviation, Dror Yahav, present the company’s future flight deck concept with live demonstration.

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Tags: Dror Yahav Elbit Systems Paul DeHerrera Universal Avionics
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Oct
08
2018

FLIR Launches Black Hornet Vehicle Reconnaissance System

Posted by jhadmin

WILSONVILLE, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 8, 2018-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced the FLIR Black Hornet® Vehicle Reconnaissance System (VRS), featuring the Black Hornet 3 nano-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designed for global military, government agency, and first responder vehicle-mounted operations. The Black Hornet VRS is based on an adaption of the unique Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance System (PRS), the world’s smallest combat-proven nano-unmanned aerial system (UAS). Black Hornet VRS enables the warfighter to maintain situational awareness, threat detection, and surveillance for battle damage assessment, pre-deployment and route and point reconnaissance, and targeting information without the need for warfighters to exit a vehicle.

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Tags: FLIR Black Horney FLIR Systems VRS
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Oct
08
2018

FAA Reauthorization Bill Establishes New Conditions for Recreational Use of Drones

Posted by jhadmin

On October 5, 2018, the President signed the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (PDF). The Act establishes new conditions for recreational use of drones and immediately repeals the Special Rule for Model Aircraft.

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Tags: drone FAA FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018
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Oct
04
2018

Genesys Aerosystems’ Selected for Indonesian Aerospace CN-235 Cockpit

Posted by jhadmin

Mineral Wells, TX (October 4, 2018) – Genesys Aerosystems, an innovative provider of integrated avionics systems for military and civil aircraft, announced today that it has been selected to provide an advanced new avionics suite for the Indonesian Aerospace CN-235. The CN-235 is a 35,000 lb. twin-turboprop military and civil transport airplane. Over 230 of all versions of CN-235 are in service and the fleet has accumulated over 500,000 flight hours.

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Tags: Genesys Aerosystems
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Oct
04
2018

Latitude Receives US Patent for its Flight Data Monitoring Technology

Posted by jhadmin

[VICTORIA, BC CANADA, Oct 4, 2018] Latitude Technologies, the premier global supplier of flight data monitoring, flight following, and satcom solutions has received United States Patent No. 10075228, “Aircraft Flight Data Monitoring and Reporting System and Use Thereof”.

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Tags: Latitude Technologies
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