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Feb
22
2017

NBAA ACCEPTS UNMANNED SAFETY INSTITUTE’S ONLINE UAS COURSE FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND CERTIFIED AVIATION MANAGER (CAM) PROGRAM

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February 22, 2017 - The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has approved the Unmanned Safety Institute’s (USI) online “Small UAS Ground School” for participation in the NBAA Professional Development Program (PDP), effective January 12, 2017. The course meets PDP Objectives: Operations Ops7 and Ops9 and course participants will receive 6 points for CAM Application 4 points for CAM Recertification. This is the only PDP approved offering on the topic of Unmanned Aviation.

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Tags: National Business Aviation Association NBAA Unmaneed Safety Institute USI
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Feb
22
2017

Columbia Helicopters Selects SKYTRAC Flight Data Monitoring for Chinook 234

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February 22, 2017 – Columbia Helicopters, a leader in heavy-lift helicopter operations for commercial and government services, has selected SKYTRAC Flight Data Monitoring to improve real time awareness on their Chinook 234 missions.

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Tags: Columbia Helicopters SkyTrac
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Feb
22
2017

Metamaterial Technologies Inc. Partners with Airbus to Co-develop and Commercialize metaAIR™, a Laser Protection Solution

Posted by jhadmin

HALIFAX, - Metamaterial Technologies Inc. (MTI) and its optical filters division, Lamda Guard, announced today, February 21st, that it has entered into a new agreement with leading aircraft manufacturer Airbus to validate, certify, and commercialize its laser protection product metaAIR™, for aviation. In 2014, MTI signed its first agreement with Airbus to test and tailor metaAIR™, which is a flexible metamaterial optical filter, engineered to protect vision against harmful laser beams aimed at aircraft.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Lamda Guard metaAIR Metamaterial Technologies MTI
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Feb
23
2017

Wysong Enterprises, Inc. has delivered two Bell Helicopter 407GX’s to PHI Air Medical

Posted by jhadmin

Feb 22, 2017 – Blountville, TN - Wysong Enterprises, Inc. has delivered two Bell Helicopter 407GX’s to PHI Air Medical. These are the first two 407GX EMS aircraft in PHI’s extensive fleet across the United States. PHI is one of the world’s largest helicopter operators with approximately 260 aircraft in their fleet.

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Tags: 407GX Bell Helicopter PHI Air Medical Wysong Enterprises
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Feb
23
2017

Entrepreneur David MacNeil takes delivery of new, customized Airbus H145 helicopter

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GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Feb. 22, 2017) – Leading American entrepreneur David MacNeil, owner of MacNeil Automotive Products Ltd. in Bolingbrook, Ill., has taken delivery of a new customized Airbus H145 helicopter for use with his highly successful company that manufactures the acclaimed WeatherTech automotive products.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Automotive Products David MacNeil H145 WeatherTech
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Feb
23
2017

Helicopter Academy Sponsors HFI Helicopter Industry Career Fair

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Helicopter Academy is pleased to announce that it will be a title sponsor the for HFI Helicopter Industry Career Fair. The event will be held on Tuesday, March 7 from 10:30 am – 5:00 pm at the Kay Bailey Convention Center in Ballroom C1/C2.

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Tags: Helicopter Academy HFI Helicopter Industry Career Fair
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Feb
23
2017

FAA Releases Updated Drone Sighting Reports

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today released an updated list of pilot, air traffic controller, law enforcement and citizen reports of potential encounters with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – more popularly called “drones". The latest data cover February through September 2016.

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Tags: drone FAA UAS
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Feb
23
2017

SUMMIT AVIATION RECEIVES NORTHROP GRUMMAN ENTERPRISE SUPPLIER CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP AWARD

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MIDDLETOWN, Del., February 23, 2017 – Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today that it received a Northrop Grumman’s 2016 Enterprise Supplier Recognition award for Customer Relationship at Northrop Grumman’s first annual Enterprise Supplier Recognition Program awards banquet held in Chantilly, Va.

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Tags: Customer Relationship Enterprise Supplier Recognition Award Greenwich Aerogroup Northrop Grumman Summit Aviation
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Feb
23
2017

AMERICAN HELICOPTER MUSEUM PRESENTS 3rd ANNUAL GIRLS SCIENCE EXPO

Posted by jhadmin

West Chester, PA – The American Helicopter Museum and Education Center (AHMEC) will present its 3rd Annual AHMEC Girls Science Expo on Saturday, March 18, from 2 to 4 pm. The museum, located at 1220 American Boulevard, West Chester, will host the event in conjunction with its Women in Aerospace and Technology Program (WATP).

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Tags: AHMEC Girls Science Expo The American Helicopter Museum
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Feb
23
2017

PWI's LEDs added to the Textron Aviation Aftermarket Product Catalog

Posted by jhadmin

Wichita, KS: PWI and Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, have signed an agreement to include PWI's LED product lines in Textron Aviation's new Aftermarket Product Catalog . The product lines include PWI's drop-in LED reading lights and Beechcraft King Air Retrofit (KAR) Kits, which are LED upgrade kits for a King Air's cabin lighting. Textron Aviation's Aftermarket Product Catalog is available to all King Air MROs and owners.

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Tags: PWI Textron Aviation
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Feb
24
2017

Whirly-Girls Hosts Casino Night – All Proceeds Support the Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund

Posted by jhadmin

Whirly-Girls International, a non-profit, educational, and charitable organization dedicated to advancing women in the helicopter aviation industry, is proud to announce that it will be hosting its first ever Casino Night this year at HAI’s HELI-EXPO in Dallas, Texas. All proceeds will go towards the Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund.

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Tags: HAI Heli-Expo Scholarship Whirly-Girls
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Feb
27
2017

Safe Flight and Vector Aerospace to Showcase New Partnership at Heli-Expo

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White Plains, New York — Safe Flight Instrument Corporation and Vector Aerospace have entered into an agreement to jointly pursue safety and performance products for the helicopter market. Under the arrangement, Vector will provide experience and knowledge in structures, aircraft maintenance and the development of Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) to expand the reach of Safe Flight’s rotorcraft systems.

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Tags: Safe Flight Instrument Corporation Vector Aerospace
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Feb
27
2017

Los Angeles Police Department begins helicopter fleet replacement with orders for Airbus H125 AStars

Posted by jhadmin

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas– The Los Angeles Police Department will strengthen its Air Support Division this year with the addition of four new Airbus H125 AStars as part of a long-term plan to upgrade its entire patrol helicopter fleet.

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Tags: Airbus AStars H125 Los Angeles Police Department
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Feb
27
2017

AeroBrigham Focused on Depth and Capabilities of the Company

Posted by jhadmin

February 27, 2017 - Decatur, TX - Helicopter and airplane maintenance, repair, and overhaul provider, AeroBrigham, has launched a campaign to focus on their deep experience and broad depth of capabilities. From utility configured aircraft to ultra-corporate, the company provides professional services such as total reconfiguration and completions, to paint, interior, avionics and repair services. The North Texas based company will again be exhibiting during the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli-Expo at the Dallas, Texas, Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center from 7-9 March 2017. During the event, AeroBrigham will hold a drawing for a pair of women's Christian Louboutin shoes in addition to a women's Christian Louboutin clutch bag.

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Tags: AeroBrigham HAI Heli-Expo
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Feb
27
2017

Twirly Birds Announce Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas

Posted by jhadmin

27 FEBRUARY 2017 - Dallas, TX - International helicopter pilot organization, Twirly Birds, will again hold their annual membership meeting in conjunction with the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli-Expo in Dallas, Texas on Tuesday 7 March 2017 beginning at 5 p.m. at the Hilton Anatole Hotel, Wedgwood Room. General membership qualification requirements are to have flown solo in a helicopter or vertical lift aircraft at least twenty years previously. Membership information is also available on the Twirly Birds website at www.twirlybirds.org and attendance at the annual meeting is not required to become a member.

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Tags: Twirly Birds
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Feb
27
2017

Helicopter Express to take delivery of second aircraft at HAI Heli‐Expo 2017

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Calgary, Alberta, – Eagle Copters Ltd. is ready to deliver a second Eagle 407HP helicopter to Helicopter Express. The Atlanta‐based operator will use the helicopter to support firefighting missions throughout the United States. The formal delivery of the aircraft will made during the Helicopter Association International Heli‐Expo Show in Dallas, March 6‐9.

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Tags: 407HP Eagle Copters Helicopter Express
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Feb
27
2017

Announcing M International’s $125,000.00 Accessory Cash Giveaway

Posted by jhadmin

MCLEAN, VA, February 27, 2017 - M International is pleased to announce the giveaway of at least $125,000.00 in total value of Accessory Cash coupons. To receive your share of this promotion, stop by Booth #10837 during Heli-Expo 2017 in Dallas beginning March 7th to the 9th. Representatives from all M International subsidiaries including Keystone Turbine Services, LLC (KTS), Airborne Engines Ltd (AEL), MINT Turbines, LLC (MINT) and Southwest Fuel Systems (SWFS) will be waiting to present you with a coupon valued at $250.00 off your next major accessory repair or overhaul of a Honeywell M250, PT6T, PT6A or LTS101 engine accessory and will double in value when redeemed for a major repair or overhaul on Triumph T53 Fuel Control or Power Turbine Governors.

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Tags: M International
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Feb
27
2017

Vector Aerospace leases five AS332L Super Puma helicopters to Starlite Aviation

Posted by jhadmin

Dublin, Ireland – Vector Aerospace Corporation (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has recently supplied five extensively modified AS332L Super Puma helicopters on lease to Starlite Aviation. The multi-year lease arrangement was undertaken through Vector Financial Services, based in Dublin, Ireland, in partnership with Airbus Helicopters.

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Tags: Vector Aerospace
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Feb
27
2017

ALPINE AEROTECH increases Bell 429 Maintenance Capabilities

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Kelowna, BC (February 27, 2017) — ALPINE AEROTECH is pleased to announce the continued and evolving support of the Bell 429.

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Tags: ALPINE AEROTECH Bell 429
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Feb
27
2017

Airbus awarded contract to retrofit 26 Bundeswehr CH-53 helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Donauwörth - Airbus Helicopters has received an order from the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) to retrofit 26 CH-53 heavy transport helicopters. This contract will cover obsolescence management for components that are no longer available on the market and will begin by replacing them with up-to-date parts.

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Tags: Airbus Helicopters Bundeswehr Equipment
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Feb
27
2017

NTSB Report Released: Beattyville, KY

Posted by jhadmin

On February 7, 2017, about 0520 eastern standard time, a Eurocopter Deutschland GMBH EC 135 P2+, N135LG, was substantially damaged following a hard landing and dynamic roll over near Beattyville, Kentucky. The pilot and two passengers were not injured. The helicopter departed from the Mt. Sterling-Montgomery County Airport (IOB), Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, and was destined for an emergency medical service heliport located near St. Helens, Kentucky. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan was filed for the emergency air medical flight conducted under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 135.

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Tags: Beattyville Kentucky NTSB Report
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Feb
28
2017

Jenoptik introduces design awarded new prototype of civilian rescue hoist “SkyHoist 800”

Posted by jhadmin

The “SkyHoist 800” surpasses the conventional market parameters with its sophisticated capstan technology, dead weight of maximum 50 kilograms, hoisting capacity of up to 350 kilograms, cable length of 120 metres and maximum hoisting speed of 2 metres per second. Its modular design also reduces maintenance-related stop times and therefore saves money.

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Tags: Jenoptik SkyHoist 800
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Feb
28
2017

BELL HELICOPTER PLANS TO SHOWCASE THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF VERTICAL LIFT AT HELI-EXPO 2017

Posted by jhadmin

Fort Worth, TX (February 28, 2017) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces its show plans for the world’s largest helicopter trade show and exposition, HELI-EXPO 2017. The annual trade show, hosted by the Helicopter Association International (HAI), will be held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.

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Tags: Bell Helicopter Heli-Expo textron
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Mar
01
2017

HELI-EXPO 2017: MYGOFLIGHT’S NEW HELICOPTER iPAD MOUNTS CREATE A WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES FOR HELICOPTER PILOTS

Posted by jhadmin

DENVER, March 1, 2017 –Today, MYGOFLIGHT, maker of premium iPad and tablet gear for pilots, announced the release of three new iPad/GoPro mounts designed specifically for Robinson, Airbus and other helicopters. All three new mounts will be on display and for sale in their booth (#6820) at Heli-Expo in Dallas, Texas from March 7-9.

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Tags: ipad iPad Mount MyGoFlight
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Feb
28
2017

Vector Aerospace to showcase a range of customer-focused MRO solutions at HAI Heli-Expo

Posted by jhadmin

Richmond, BC – Vector Aerospace, a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, will be highlighting its broad range of customer-focused support solutions at the HAI Heli-Expo 2017 helicopter trade show & exposition being held in Dallas, TX next week (March 7-9).

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Tags: Heli-Expo Vector Aerospace
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Feb
28
2017

BlueSky Helicopter Tours Announces Helicopter Tours Commencing from Downtown Waco, Texas

Posted by jhadmin

Waco, TX – BlueSky Helicopter Tours (BSHT), has announced that they have secured a lease with the City of Waco, that allows for helicopter tours of the Waco area and beyond, that started on January 25, 2017. The tours are being conducted from their new downtown location 301 Austin Avenue, Heritage Square, across from the Waco Chamber of Commerce utilizing the latest models of the Robinson R44 & R66 Turbine helicopters. This location is a few blocks from the Magnolia Farms silo’s location (owed by the Stars of the HGTV hit TV show, Fixer Upper) and in the heart of downtown Waco.

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Tags: BlueSky Helicopter Tours
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Feb
28
2017

Enstrom Helicopters at Heli-Expo

Posted by jhadmin

What’s red and white and flying to the Lone Star state for Heli-Expo? It’s the Enstrom TH-180 certification and Flight Test Vehicle. This is our second FTV currently in test mode and ready for HAI. We will be flying into the Dallas Convention Center on Friday morning and it will be on display in the booth March 7-9.

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Tags: Enstrom Heli-Expo TH-180
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Feb
28
2017

CSI Aviation Achieves Key Medical Transport Accreditation

Posted by jhadmin

(Albuquerque, NM) CSI Aviation announced today that the company has received a key accreditation for its medical flight services division from the National Accreditation Alliance Medical Transport Applications (NAAMTA) Accreditation program. NAAMTA is an accreditation standard-bearer for the medical transport industry, offering procedural guidelines for developing systems focused on transport safety, patient care, quality management, and continuous improvement.

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Tags: CSI Aviation
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Feb
28
2017

JOHN VAN MAREN TO LEAD NEW FLIGHTSAFETY SIMULATION PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ORGANIZATION

Posted by jhadmin

NEW YORK – FlightSafety International announces that John Van Maren will develop and lead a new organization as Vice President, Simulation Products and Services. The focus of the organization is to increase sales to government agencies and the Commercial Air Transport segment. The products and services offered will include flight simulators and other advanced training devices, as well as courseware, instruction, and sustainment.

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Tags: FlightSafety International John Van Maren
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Mar
01
2017

FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL PROMOTES SCOTT GOODWIN TO GENERAL MANAGER, SIMULATION

Posted by jhadmin

NEW YORK – FlightSafety International announces that Scott Goodwin has been promoted to General Manager, Simulation.

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Tags: Flight Safety International Scott Goodwin
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