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Jan
23
2019

Airbus Helicopters sees strong sales increase in 2018

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Airbus Helicopters sees strong sales increase in 2018

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Jan
23
2019

INDONESIAN ARMY SELECTS NINE BELL 412EPI HELICOPTERS TO FLEET

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Under the contract, Bell will deliver the nine helicopters to PTDI, who will then perform customization work before final delivery to the Indonesian Army. In 2016, Bell and PTDI signed an expanded Industrial and Commercial Agreement which enabled the two companies to expand their support and services in Indonesia to Bell helicopter operators.

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Jan
23
2019

Boeing Autonomous Passenger Air Vehicle Completes First Flight

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MANASSAS, Va., Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] yesterday successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype in Manassas, Virginia. Boeing NeXt, which leads the company's urban air mobility efforts, utilized Boeing subsidiary Aurora Flight Sciences to design and develop the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft and will continue testing to advance the safety and reliability of on-demand autonomous air transportation.

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Jan
23
2019

Bell Boeing awarded $144 million for V-22 support

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PHILADELPHIA, – The Bell Boeing Joint Program Office has been awarded an estimated $143,863,184 firm-fixed-price requirements contract for performance-based logistics and engineering support for the V-22 platform. This is an 11-month base contract with four one-year option periods. Locations of performance are Texas and Pennsylvania for V-22 aircraft belonging to the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Jan
24
2019

Boston MedFlight Releases Helicopter Landing Zone Safety Training Video Series for First Responders

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BEDFORD, Mass. (Jan. 24, 2019) – Boston MedFlight, a nonprofit, nationally recognized critical care medical transport organization that partners with a consortium of academic medical centers, has produced a helicopter landing zone safety video training series developed for use by Massachusetts first responders and air ambulance companies operating in the Commonwealth. This is the first landing zone safety video series created specifically for Massachusetts first responders.

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Jan
24
2019

Tal Golan Joins Universal Avionics as Rotorcraft Business Development Manager

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Tucson, AZ - January 24, 2019 – Dan Reida, V.P. of Sales, Marketing, and Support for Universal Avionics (UA), announces that Mr. Tal Golan has been appointed to the newly created position of Rotorcraft Business Development Manager.

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Jan
24
2019

FLIR Systems Awarded $39.6 Million Contract for Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance Systems for U.S. Army Soldier Borne Sensor Program

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WILSONVILLE, Ore--Jan. 24, 2019-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) has been awarded a $39.6 Million order to deliver FLIR Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance Systems (PRS) in support of the United States (U.S.) Army. The highly capable nano-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) systems delivered under this contract will support platoon and small unit level surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities as part of the Soldier Borne Sensor (SBS) Program. The U.S. Army awarded in June 2018 the first SBS phase contract to FLIR for an initial batch of Black Hornet PRS. These systems are being delivered now to the U.S. Army for initial integration into the force.

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Jan
24
2019

HONEYWELL AND PIPISTREL COLLABORATE ON AIRCRAFT TECHNOLOGIES FOR URBAN AIR MOBILITY

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PHOENIX, Jan. 24, 2019 — Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Pipistrel have signed a memorandum of understanding that will bring both companies together to explore and develop solutions for the urban air mobility market. The companies will integrate Honeywell avionics, navigation, flight control systems, connectivity and other beneficial products and services onto a future Pipistrel Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) air vehicle to support fully autonomous operations in the future.

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Jan
27
2019

AAR and Lake Superior College Expand Partnership to Enhance Aviation Maintenance Program and Offer Clear Career Pathway for Students

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DULUTH, Minn., - AAR (NYSE: AIR), a global, independent provider of aviation services, and Lake Superior College (LSC) announce expansion of their partnership to further enhance instruction and career prospects for students enrolled in the aviation maintenance technician program at the college’s Center for Advanced Aviation.

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Jan
27
2019

SOUTHEAST AEROSPACE OFFERS Part 29 ADS-B AML-STC SOLUTION

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Melbourne, FL — Southeast Aerospace, the first company to have partnered to achieve the first ADS-B STC, has announced its latest ADS-B solution for the Part 29 market.

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Jan
27
2019

ENVOY AIR & CWA REACH TENTATIVE AGREEMENT ON INITIAL CONTRACT FOR PASSENGER SERVICE AGENTS

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IRVING, Texas, – Envoy Air Inc., the largest wholly owned regional airline subsidiary of American Airlines Group (AAG) and its Passenger Service Agents represented by Communications Workers of America (CWA) have reached a tentative agreement on their first collective bargaining agreement.

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Jan
28
2019

Rock Seven: Blue Sky Network launches RockAIR tracking device in the American aviation marketplace

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Blue Sky Network (BSN), the market-leading, San Diego-based specialist in global satellite technology, has this week revealed that Rock Seven’s RockAIR fleet tracking and messaging device is now part of its product portfolio.

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Jan
29
2019

Atlanta is a "No Drone Zone" During Super Bowl LIII

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The airspace around Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta is a “No Drone Zone” for Super Bowl LIII, on Feb. 3, 2019, and during three days leading up to the event.

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Jan
29
2019

FLIR Systems Acquires Aeryon Labs for $200M

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WILSONVILLE, Ore.-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has acquired Aeryon Labs Inc., a leading developer of high-performance unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for the global military, public safety, and critical infrastructure markets for $200 million. Aeryon’s vertical takeoff and landing quad-copter airframes integrate multiple sensors, including FLIR thermal technology, to provide users with immediate high-resolution intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capability.

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Jan
29
2019

Sikorsky Australia Moves Forward Stocking Location To Perth

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Perth, Australia – Jan. 29, 2019, Sikorsky, A Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT) today announced the relocation of its Forward Stocking Location (FSL) from Australia’s East Coast in Brisbane to the West Coast in Perth.

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Jan
29
2019

Stewart Corbin joins Metro Aviation

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Metro Aviation is pleased to welcome Stewart Corbin to the team as he steps into a new role as Customer Communication Center Training Manager. Within the same vein of Metro’s Transport Business Services and Customer Revenue Cycle Support, Stewart will provide yet another value-added service to Metro’s operations customers.

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Jan
30
2019

Sikorsky S-92A® Helicopter To Commence Operations In Mexico

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Stratford, Conn., Jan. 30, 2019 ­­– A major oil company has selected three Sikorsky S-92® helicopters to provide deepwater transportation to rigs off the shores of Mexico. Three fielded S-92 helicopters will support the client’s operations, including crew change and search and rescue. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT).

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Jan
30
2019

Frasca RTD Features Real Garmin G1000 NXi Software

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January 30, 2019, Urbana, IL – Frasca International, Inc. announces that they have partnered with Garmin to integrate Real Garmin G1000 NXi software into their new Frasca RTD™ (Reconfigurable Training Device). This is a first in the simulation industry and required extensive collaboration between Frasca and Garmin to ensure that Frasca’s simulation software and Garmin’s G1000 NXi software operate in harmony.

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Jan
31
2019

Airbus Helicopters North America rings in 2019 with milestone anniversaries

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Grand Prairie – Airbus Helicopters North America is celebrating two milestone anniversaries of operations this year. Airbus Helicopters, Inc., based in Grand Prairie, Texas, is celebrating 50 years of sales and support for U.S. helicopter operators, while Airbus Helicopters Canada Ltd., located in Fort Erie, Ontario, is marking its 35-year milestone.

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Feb
01
2019

USHST Safety Experts Will Offer 12 Workshops at Heli-Expo 2019

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Members of the United States Helicopter Safety Team (www.USHST.org) will be providing their safety advice for Heli-Expo participants in Atlanta at 12 different workshops in a wide variety of topics.

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Feb
01
2019

CNC Technologies Launches CNC.LIVE, New Defense Grade Online Portal for Hosting, Viewing and Sharing Real-Time Aerial Downlink Footage

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LOS ANGELES – CNC Technologies, an aviation technology and wireless communications company serving the law enforcement, military and government markets, announced today the launch of CNC.LIVE a new, defense-grade online portal for hosting, viewing, sharing and archiving real-time aerial downlink footage. The platform deploys for the first time in support of Super Bowl LIII, serving as the aerial law enforcement hub for several agencies of the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) including Georgia State Patrol, Clayton County Police Department, Dekalb County Police Department, Fulton County Police Department, Gwinnett County Police Department and the Atlanta Police Department to coordinate and manage their public safety operations.

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Feb
01
2019

Gulf of Mexico Support Center opened to expand customer service capabilities in the Americas

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Broussard – Leonardo announced today that its comprehensive new Gulf of Mexico Support Center in Broussard, Louisiana is open. The 21,000 square foot facility provides blade repair, spare parts and technical support. Construction began in June 2017 on two acres near Highway 90. To celebrate the opening, Leonardo hosted customers and local government for a ribbon cutting ceremony.

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Feb
04
2019

Enstrom 480B Helicopter Receives Canadian Certification

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Menominee MI, February, 2019 – Enstrom Helicopter Corporation is pleased to announce it has received Transport Canada validation of their model 480B helicopter on January 25, 2019. The 480B joins the other Enstrom models listed under FAA Type Certificate H1CE which have been approved for operation in Canada including the F-28A, 280, F-28C, F-28C-2, 280C, F-28F, 280F, and 280FX.

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Feb
04
2019

Airbus Helicopters appoints new Executive Committee members

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Marignane, 4 February, 2019 – Alain Flourens, 61, currently Head of Engineering for Airbus Helicopters, has been appointed Head of Industry for Airbus Helicopters, following Christian Cornille’s departure from Airbus. Alain will be replaced in his current position by Stefan Thomé, 47, currently Head of New Business Models & Services at Airbus Defence and Space. These management changes are effective on 1 April 2019.

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Feb
04
2019

FAA Statement on Continuing Operations of the FAA During a Lapse in Appropriations

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is the primary agency responsible for the safe and efficient use of the national airspace. In carrying out its vital aviation safety mission, the FAA maintains a complex, interrelated system of oversight, approvals, reviews, and renewals that allow an integrated network of regulated individuals, air carriers, and others to continue safe operations in the airspace.

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Feb
04
2019

From IHST to IHSF: Safety “team” becomes more permanent safety foundation

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The government and industry cooperative effort to promote helicopter safety and reduce accidents and fatalities, the International Helicopter Safety Team, has now become the International Helicopter Safety Foundation (www.IHSF.aero).

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Feb
04
2019

Boeing receives $39M for finalization of 4 new-build MH-47G helicopters

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The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has announced that Boeing was awarded $39 million for finalization of four new-build MH-47G special operations helicopters.

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Feb
05
2019

Industry/Government Experts Gather for 5th Annual Helicopter Infrastructure Summit

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WASHINGTON, DC – This Thursday and Friday, more than 50 aviation safety professionals and leaders from industry and government will come together in Washington DC for this year’s USHST Infrastructure Summit.

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Feb
05
2019

Dallas Avionics Supports Continuing Education at APSA Safety Seminar

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OCALA, FLORIDA - Dallas Avionics announced today that they are hosting a social event along with FLIR, and Churchill Navigation from 20:30 to 22:30, Wednesday, February 6, at the Hilton Hotel pool. There will be drinks, light refreshments, and music.

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Feb
05
2019

NTSB Preliminary Report: Ponca City, OK

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On January11, 2019, about 1145 central standard time, an Airbus Helicopters AS350B2 helicopter, N346AE, sustained substantial damage during a dynamic rollover during landing at the Ponca City Regional Airport (PNC). The pilot and passenger were not injured. The helicopter received damage to the rotor blades, fuselage and tail boom. The aircraft was registered to and operated by Air Evac EMS, Inc. under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a positioning flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight, which operated on company visual flight rules flight plan. The flight originated from the Ponca City Hospital about 1141.

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