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Dec
14
2018

DONALDSON EXPANDS GLOBAL REACH WITH INLET BARRIER FILTER ACCEPTANCE ON AW139 AND EC130T2 HELICOPTERS IN INDIA

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ST. LOUIS – Remaining on the leading edge of helicopter growth in India, Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) announced the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) of India’s acceptance of its AW139 and EC130T2 Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) Supplemental Type Certificates.

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Dec
13
2018

EASA Certification Allows European Customers Direct and Speedy Access to Tension Torsion Straps

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LORD Corporation–a leader in the management of vibration, noise and motion control – is now certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for Tension Torsion (TT) straps. The certification allows LORD to sell EASA-certified STC parts direct and through authorized distributors in Europe.

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Dec
13
2018

FLIR Systems Launches Three Cooled Neutrino Family Thermal Camera Cores

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WILSONVILLE, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 13, 2018-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced three Neutrino™ midwave infrared (MWIR) camera cores: the small, lightweight FLIR Neutrino LC and two FLIR Neutrino Performance series cores, the SX12 and QX. The latest models expand the FLIR Neutrino cooled camera core family for commercial, industrial, and defense original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and system integrators.

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Dec
13
2018

Save the Date—The UAS Symposium is Coming!

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will co-host the 4th Annual FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium on February 12-14, 2019 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD.

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Dec
13
2018

Bundeswehr orders H145 search and rescue helicopters

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Donauwörth – The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINWBw) has ordered seven H145 helicopters to replace the German Armed Forces’ (Bundeswehr) obsolete Bell UH-1D search and rescue fleet. The aircraft will be delivered in 2020 and will be stationed at the sites in Niederstetten, Holzdorf and Nörvenich. Airbus Helicopters will also be responsible for logistics support, repair, and maintenance of the helicopters.

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Dec
13
2018

THE EUROPEAN MALE RPAS PROGRAMME SUCCESSFULLY PASSED THE SYSTEM PRELIMINARY DESIGN REVIEW AS FINAL MILESTONE OF THE PROGRAMME DEFINITION STUDY

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Another major milestone in the European Medium Altitude Long Endurance Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (MALE RPAS) programme was attained with the achievement of the System Preliminary Design Review on November 22nd. This highly significant accomplishment follows the European Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation (OCCAR) inviting Airbus Defence and Space on October 31st to submit a Tender for the Development, Production and initial in Service Support phase of the European MALE RPAS Programme. This milestone will allow the Participating States and Industry to start developing the System with aligned requirements and a clear picture of the overall system design.

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Dec
13
2018

CHC Announces New Contract with OMV to Support Norwegian Sea Drilling Program

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STAVANGER, NORWAY, December 13, 2018 – CHC Group today announced it has been awarded the contract from OMV (Norge) AS, to provide helicopter services in support of their forthcoming drilling program at the PL 644 field in the Norwegian Sea.

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Dec
13
2018

Polish Air Force University Adds Robinson R44s to Fleet

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Robinson Helicopter Company delivered two R44 Raven IIs to longtime Robinson dealer, PHU Polinar of Poland. On November 13th, PHU Polinar delivered the aircraft to the Polish Air Force University, marking the first acquisition of American helicopters to be used for military training.

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Dec
13
2018

DART gets TCCA, FAA and EASA approvals for improvements to AS350/AS355 Heli-Utility-Basket™

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Hawkesbury, Ontario – DART Aerospace (“DART”) recently received approval of updates to the STC from TCCA, FAA and EASA for its latest additions to their bestselling AS350/AS355 Quick Release Heli-Utility-Basket™.

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Dec
11
2018

Curtiss-Wright Introduces New Rugged Network Attached Storage with Type 1 Encryption for Unattended Operations

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ASHBURN, Va. – Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today announced its new Unattended Network Storage (UNS) system, a rugged network attached storage (NAS) solution that provides Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) encryption to protect critical data-at-rest (DAR) on unmanned deployed platforms. As the number of sensors on unmanned intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) platforms – such as UAV, UUV, USV, and UGVs – continues to proliferate, the challenge of protecting the critical data collected and stored on those platforms has grown in significance. The UNS prevents unauthorized access to classified information in the event that the unattended platform is lost or stolen. It uses a DAR Type-1 encryptor that is planned to be certified for unattended operations of classified data Top Secret and below. The UNS provides system integrators with a fully rugged off-the-shelf solution that significantly lowers costs and program risk while speeding time to deployment.

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Dec
11
2018

BELL AND MOOG COLLABORATE FOR ON-DEMAND MOBILITY FLIGHT CONTROL ACTUATION SYSTEM

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Fort Worth, TX – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today a signed teaming agreement with Moog, for the development of the Flight Control Actuation System (FCAS) to support Bell’s vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft and on-demand mobility (ODM) solutions.

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Dec
11
2018

BELL’S SHANNON MASSEY APPOINTED TO TEXAS GOVERNOR’S AEROSPACE AND AVIATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Shannon Massey, Bell’s vice president of Assembly Operations, to the Aerospace and Aviation Advisory Committee. The committee assists in the state’s economic development efforts to recruit and retain aerospace and aviation jobs and investments in Texas.

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Dec
11
2018

Lithuanian Air Force renews Dauphin HCare Infinite contract

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Marignane, – The Lithuanian Air Force (LAF) has renewed its HCare Infinite material management contract for its fleet of three Dauphin AS365 N3+ search and rescue (SAR) helicopters following achievement of 97% average fleet availability over a three-year period.

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Dec
11
2018

ELBIT SYSTEMS TEAMS WITH LEONARDO TO DEVELOP ADDITIONAL TORPEDO CAPABILITY FOR SEAGULLTM USV

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Adding to the SeagullTM Unmanned Surface Vessels’ (USV) capability to mount and launch light weight torpedoes, Elbit Systems ISTAR division has teamed with Leonardo to develop and demonstrate Leonardo’s lightweight and mini torpedoes launching capabilities from the USV.

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Dec
11
2018

AAR Receives 2018 “Distributor of the Year Award” from LORD Corporation

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WOOD DALE, Illinois, — AAR (NYSE: AIR) a global provider of aviation services, announced today that its OEM Solutions – Government group received the 2018 “Distributor of the Year” award from LORD Corporation, a global diversified technology and manufacturing company. The announcement was made during its annual distributor sales meeting.

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Dec
10
2018

ASU’s collaborative fixed-wing helmet concept funded for Air Force prototype development

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(BOISE, Idaho—12/10/2018) Aviation Specialties Unlimited’s fixed-wing helmet concept was among only three full-helmet solutions selected to advance to a prototype phase at the AFWERX Fixed Wing Helmet Challenge on Nov. 15, in Las Vegas.

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Dec
10
2018

BELL AND EDIC HORIZON INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT ACADEMY CELEBRATE BELL 429 DELIVERIES AT MEBAA 2018

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MEBAA, United Arab Emirates (10 December, 2018) – Bell and EDIC Horizon International Flight Academy have celebrated today the delivery of two Bell 429s during a ceremony held at the MEBAA 2018 show. Based at Al Ain International Airport Zone, EDIC Horizon International Flight Academy provides state-of-the-art flight training to future pilots with its exclusive Bell fleet comprising of Bell 206s, Bell 407s and will utilize its new Bell 429s for ATP, instrument, multi-engine and specialized mission training.

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Dec
07
2018

KAMAN RECEIVES ADDITIONAL ORDER FOR K-MAX® AIRCRAFT

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.-- Kaman Aerosystems, a division of the aerospace segment of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announced today that it received its third order in the quarter for the K-MAX® medium-to-heavy lift helicopter. This brings the total number of firm orders since the relaunch of production to eleven units. The most recent order is from Precision Lift, LLC of Baker City, Oregon. This is the second aircraft purchased by Precision Lift in the last twelve months and it will join their fleet of firefighting assets.

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Dec
07
2018

HONEYWELL AND AVIC FACRI HOLD OPENING CEREMONY FOR HONFEI'S NEW PLANT

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Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) and AVIC Xi’an Flight Automatic Control Research Institute (AVIC FACRI) hosted an opening ceremony in Xi’an today for the new facility of HonFei Flight Technology Co. Ltd. (HonFei), which is an approximately 10,000-square-meter facility. HonFei will develop advanced flight control technologies jointly with Honeywell and AVIC FACRI and will be a valuable resource for the growth of China’s commercial aircraft industry.

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Dec
07
2018

Super Bowl LIII Flight Requirements for GA Pilots

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General Aviation pilots who want to fly around Atlanta between Jan. 29 and Feb. 5, 2019, will want to check out the FAA’s Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) for air traffic procedures for the area. Super Bowl LIII is Sunday, Feb. 3, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Game time will be at 6:30 p.m. EST. The FAA has published a webpage with information for Atlanta-area airspace and airports. The Agency will update the webpage as additional information becomes available.

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Dec
07
2018

Boeing Forecasts Continued Health and Growth for Aircraft Financing in 2019

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CHICAGO, —Boeing [NYSE: BA] anticipates stable growth and broad, diversified funding will continue to support efficient aircraft financing in the next year.The company’s annual Current Aircraft Finance Market Outlook (CAFMO), released today, evaluates and forecasts financing sources for new commercial airplane deliveries in the coming year and the industry’s overall delivery financing requirements for the next five years. The CAFMO also explores trends within major funding sources and their potential impact on the broader market.

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Dec
07
2018

LEONARDO DEPLOYS ITS FALCO EVO REMOTELY-PILOTED AIR SYSTEM FOR DRONE-BASED MARITIME SURVEILLANCE AS PART OF THE FRONTEX TEST PROGRAMME

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Leonardo’s Falco EVO Remotely-Piloted Air System (RPAS), in a maritime patrol configuration, has been deployed from Lampedusa airport (Lampedusa Island) as part of the Frontex surveillance research programme to test its ability to monitor the European Union’s external borders.

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Dec
06
2018

DYNALI ANNOUNCES NEW ENGINE FOR THEIR H3 ULTRA-LIGHT

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December 6th 2018 - The Dynali Helicopter Company, whose H3 Easyflyer is becoming increasingly popular in countries where ultralight helicopters are authorised, has introduced a new higher powered engine configuration with the latest model ECU from Motec, specially configured for helicopters by a team from MoTeC and Dynali.

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Dec
05
2018

AMERICAN HELICOPTER MUSEUM A CATEGORY ON JEOPARDY! ON DECEMBER 18

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December 5, 2018 - West Chester, PA – The American Helicopter Museum and Education Center (AHMEC) will have its own category on the long-standing television game show “Jeopardy!” on Tuesday, December 18. The museum will celebrate with an after-hours party that evening from 5 until 7:30 p.m. with free wine, beer, soft drinks, desserts and, of course, host Alex Trebek and his Clue Crew streaming in AHMEC’s comfortable theater at 7 p.m.

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Dec
05
2018

ABLE AEROSPACE SERVICES BREAKS GROUND ON 50,000-S.F. FACILITY EXPANSION

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MESA, Arizona (December 5¬, 2018) – Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Aviation Inc. company, today joined with dignitaries from the East Valley, Phoenix and Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport to celebrate the groundbreaking of a 50,000-square-foot expansion at its headquarters within Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa, Arizona.

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Dec
05
2018

NTSB Final Report Released: Orange Springs, FL

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The commercial helicopter pilot had completed 25 to 30 water drops in a fire zone using a firefighting bucket on suspension cables. After refueling, he completed three or four additional drops and then filled and pulled the bucket from the water and immediately felt "a severely out of CG [center of gravity] condition to the right." He assumed that the bucket cables were entangled in the right landing skid, so he released the water from the bucket. The condition persisted, so he rocked the helicopter to attempt to free the cable without success. He then released the cable with the cargo release button and heard the "clunk" sound typically heard when the bucket was released, but then he heard another "clunk." The helicopter then began to spin violently and crashed into the water.

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Dec
05
2018

Med-Trans Bases Reaccredited By Leading Industry Commission

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DENTON, Texas, - The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) has reaccredited eleven Med-Trans air medical transport bases in the United States.

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Dec
05
2018

Follow Buzzy the Drone!

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Getting a drone for the holidays? The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) “Buzzy the Drone” will help you learn the do’s and don'ts of being a responsible drone operator and flying your new purchase safely.

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Dec
05
2018

ARGUS INTERNATIONAL JOINS LEADING EDGE AVIATION SOLUTIONS’ BENEFITS PROGRAM

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ARGUS International, Inc., is pleased to join The Client’s Edge, a program developed by Leading Edge Aviation Solutions, one of the premier private aviation broker/dealers in the aviation industry. The program offers Leading Edge clients with a variety of discounted services provided by industry-leading businesses such as FlightSafety International, Marsh, MedAire and now ARGUS International.

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Dec
05
2018

Van Horn Aviation Receives Canadian and Brazilian STCs For Composite 206L LongRanger Main Rotor Blades

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TEMPE, Ariz., December 5, 2018 – Rotor blade manufacturer Van Horn Aviation (VHA) recently received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) validations from the aviation regulatory authorities of both Canada and Brazil for its 206L series composite main rotor blade. The authorities issued the STC validations after reviewing the documents associated with FAA STC SR02684LA issued on August 16, 2018 for the same product.

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