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Feb
28
2016

Genesys Aerosystems has applied for an FAA STC to install its HeliSAS and Two-Axis Autopilot systems on Airbus EC120 Colibri helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Louisville, KY (February 28, 2016) –– Genesys Aerosystems announced today that it has applied for an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the installation of its Helicopter Stability Augmentation System (HeliSAS) and two-axis autopilot aboard Airbus EC120 Colibri (hummingbird) light turbine helicopters.

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Tags: EC120 FAA Supplemental Type Certificate Genesys Aerosystems Helicopter Stability Augmentation System HeliSAS irbus EC120 Colibri STC
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Feb
28
2016

Genesys Aerosystems celebrates shipping its 600th Helicopter Stability Augmentation System and Autopilot System

Posted by jhadmin

Louisville, KY (February 28, 2016) –– Genesys Aerosystems announced today that it has shipped its 600th Helicopter Stability Augmentation System (HeliSAS) and autopilot system. The milestone system was shipped to Robinson Helicopter for installation on a new R66 turbine.

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Tags: Genesys Aerosystems Helicopter Stability Augmentation System HeliSAS R66 Robinson Helicopter
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Mar
01
2016

Ten units of the SKYe SH09 confirmed for Brazil’s Helisul Táxi Aéreo

Posted by jhadmin

Louisville, KY, March 1st, 2016 - Reputable and renowned Helisul Táxi Aéreo from Brazil confirmed strong interest to operate the SKYe SH09 and signs a letter of intent for ten units of the Swiss made single-engine.

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Tags: Helisul Táxi Aéreo MARENCO SWISS HELICOPTER SKYe SH09
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Mar
01
2016

Precision Aviation Group (PAG), announces Precision Aviation Controls (PAC) is Now Honeywell Approved for Pratt & Whitney PT6 Series Fuel Accessory Support

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, GA – March 1, 2016 - Precision Aviation Group, Inc. (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the Worldwide Aerospace and Defense industry, is pleased to announce formal approval from Honeywell to provide Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services for various PT6A and PT6T Engine Accessories through its subsidiary Precision Aviation Controls (PAC).

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Tags: Honeywell Maintenance Repair and Overhaul MRO PAC PAG Precision Aviation Controls Precision Aviation Group PT6A PT6T
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Feb
29
2016

Precision Aviation Group Company - Aviation Controls, Inc. (ACI) announces Name Change

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, GA – February 29, 2016 - Atlanta-based Precision Aviation Group (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the Worldwide Aerospace and Defense industries, announces Independence, Kansas based Aviation Controls, Inc. (ACI) has changed the company name to Precision Aviation Controls (PAC). The change was made to identify the business as a member of the Precision Aviation Group of companies, and to better reflect the expanding capabilities of PAC.

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Tags: ACI Aviation Controls Inc. PAC PAG Precision Aviation Controls Precision Aviation Group
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Mar
01
2016

TECHNISONIC ANNOUNCES THE AVIALABILITY OF THE INDUSTRIES FIRST STANDARDIZED “NIFOG” CODE PLUG

Posted by jhadmin

LOUISVILLE KY – MARCH 01ST 2016 – At Heli-Expo 2016, Technisonic Industries Ltd., an industry leader in the development, manufacture and support of special-mission airborne communications systems, announces the availability of a new common NIFOG code plug for the nations airborne first responders.

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Tags: First Responders Heli-Expo NIFOG code plug Technisonic Industries Ltd
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Mar
02
2016

Aviation Specialties Unlimited and Wilcox Unveils New NVG Helmet Mount and Battery Pack

Posted by jhadmin

(BOISE, IDAHO– March 2, 2016) After more than three decades with little to no changes, Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) and Wilcox Industries revealed at the Helicopter Association International (HAI) annual HELI-EXPO in Louisville, Kentucky a new helmet mount and battery back for night vision goggles.

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Tags: ASU Aviation Specialties Unlimited HAI Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo Wilcox Industries
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Feb
29
2016

True Blue Power® Lithium-ion Battery Powers Bell 505 Jet Ranger X™, Advanced Technology Systems

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (February 29, 2016) — True Blue Power today announced the company’s revolutionary TB17 (17 amp-hour) lithium-ion engine-start battery will power the new Bell Helicopter 505 Jet Ranger

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Feb
26
2016

VIH Aerospace Flying High at Heli-Expo, Louisville

Posted by jhadmin

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada – VIH Aerospace (VIHA – www.vihaerospace.com), a leading provider of global helicopter maintenance, manufacturing, repair and overhaul (MMRO) services will be exhibiting at Heli-Expo 2016 (Booth # 1209).

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Tags: Heli-Expo VIH Aerospace
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Feb
29
2016

Genesys Aerosystems congratulates Wysong Enterprises on the sale and installation of their 50th Helicopter Stability Augmentation System and Two-Axis Autopilot

Posted by jhadmin

Louisville, KY (February 29, 2016) –– Genesys Aerosystems (Heli-Expo booth #806) announced today that helicopter MRO and completion facility, Wysong Enterprises has recently sold and installed their 50th Helicopter Stability Augmentation System and Two-Axis Autopilot (HeliSAS). The milestone HeliSAS was installed in an Airbus EC130 helicopter operated by Memphis Medical Center.

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Tags: Airbus EC130 EC130 Genesys Aerosystems Helicopter Stability Augmentation System HeliSAS Memphis Medical Center Wysong Enterprises
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Feb
26
2016

FLIGHTSAFETY TO OFFER AIRBUS HELICOPTERS EC145 TRAINING IN SHREVEPORT USING A LEVEL D QUALIFIED SIMULATOR

Posted by jhadmin

NEW YORK (February 26, 2016) - FlightSafety International announces that it will offer training for the Airbus Helicopters EC145 using a new Level D qualified simulator located at the Helicopter Flight Training Center, a Metro Aviation company, in Shreveport, Louisiana. This is the first simulator of its kind in North America. It was developed in conjunction with Metro Aviation. Training is scheduled to begin later this year. Initial and recurrent training will be provided by FlightSafety under its Part 142 single certificate.

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Tags: Airbus Helicopters ec145 FlightSafety Helicopter Flight Training Center Level D metro aviation Part 142
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Feb
26
2016

FEC Heliports Remote Lighting Controller achieves CE Certification with FCC certification imminent

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FEC Heliports Worldwide are pleased to announce successful CE certification in Europe for their Remote Lighting Controller with FCC certification imminent.

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Tags: CE certification FCC certification FEC Heliports Remote Lighting Controller
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Feb
26
2016

Fifty Aviation Safety Experts Gather for Helicopter Infrastructure Summit

Posted by jhadmin

Washington, DC – More than 50 aviation safety leaders from industry and government came together earlier this month at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research offices in Washington DC to discuss the future of helicopter infrastructure within the realm of the low altitude environment of the National Airspace System.

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Tags: Helicopter Infrastructure Summit University Corporation for Atmospheric Research USHST
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Feb
26
2016

MARENCO SWISSHELICOPTER STARTS FLIGHTS WITH P2, THE SECOND PROTOTYPE OF THE SKYe SH09 HELICOPTER

Posted by jhadmin

Switzerland, February 26th, 2016 - The First flight of P2 was performed today at 17:24 (5:24PM) with Richard Trueman, Chief Test Pilot, at the controls and Peter Wittwer as Flight-Test Engineer. The key event was witnessed and celebrated by the whole team on the Mollis airport facilities of Marenco Swisshelicopter in Switzerland.

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Tags: Marenco Swisshelicopter Mollis airport P2 Peter Wittwer Richard Trueman
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Feb
29
2016

HELIFAB introduces an alternate Aft Cabin Storage Solution for S76 operators

Posted by jhadmin

Broussard, Louisiana – February 29, 2016 — HELIFAB’s Aft Cabin Area Storage Net for S76A, B, C and D models, is designed to give the operator an alternate area to store cargo when auxiliary fuel tanks are installed. The maximum amount of cargo allowed within the cabin area cargo net is 500 Lbs, replacing all the cargo carrying capacity lost due to the auxiliary fuel tank installation.

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Tags: Cabin Area Storage Net HELIFAB S76A S76B S76C S76D
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Feb
26
2016

Tech-Tool Plastics Announces EASA Approval for the Crew Bubble Window for the Airbus Helicopters H125/AS350

Posted by jhadmin

FORT WORTH (February 26, 2016) -- Tech-Tool Plastics, the industry leader in the design and manufacture of helicopter windows for more than 45 years, is pleased to announce European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval of their Crew Bubble window for the Airbus Helicopters H125/AS350. The company previously received FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC). Transport Canada (TCCA) and Brazil (ANAC) approval is pending.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters ANAC AS350 Brazil Crew Bubble window EASA European Aviation Safety Agency FAA Supplemental Type Certificate H125 STC TCCA Tech-Tool Plastics Transport Canada
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Feb
26
2016

FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL NAMES OTTO GAMBREL MANAGER OF ITS NEW LEARNING CENTER IN DENVER, COLORADO

Posted by jhadmin

NEW YORK (February 26, 2016) –FlightSafety International announces that Otto Gambrel has been named Manager of the company’s new Learning Center in Denver, Colorado.

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Tags: FlightSafety FlightSafety International Otto Gambrel
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Mar
01
2016

Universal Avionics Supports First Flight for Super Puma Display Installations

Posted by jhadmin

TUCSON, AZ – Initial flight testing for the integration of EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays in the Airbus Helicopters Super Puma AS332L/L1 with Authorized Dealer, Heli-One, is now complete.

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Tags: Advanced Flight Displays Airbus Airbus Helicopters AS332 EFI-890H Heli-One Super Puma
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Mar
01
2016

Universal Avionics Supports First Flight of MD Helicopters 902 Explorer® with InSight® Integrated Flight Deck

Posted by jhadmin

TUCSON, AZ – Universal Avionics announces accomplishment of the first flight of MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) MD 902 Explorer with the InSight Integrated Flight Deck. The successful testing was achieved at MDHI’s Mesa, Arizona (USA) facility in multiple phases and concluded on February 17th.

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Tags: InSight Interated Flight Deck MD Helicopters MD902 MDHI Universal Avionics
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Feb
26
2016

Heli-One Total Solutions Announces the Sale of Three AS332 Helicopters to Heli Austria

Posted by jhadmin

February 26, 2016, Delta, British Columbia, Canada - Heli-One, a leading global provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services has sold three Airbus AS332 (L & L-1) Super Puma aircraft on behalf of CHC Helicopter (CHC) to Heli Austria, an operator serving the utility, EMS and charter industries in Europe. Heli-One will perform modifications and maintenance work to ready the aircraft for Heli Austria as well as provide ongoing MRO support and parts resourcing.

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Tags: Airbus AS332 CHC CHC Helicopter Heli-One MRO Super Puma
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Feb
26
2016

ALPINE AEROTECH DEVELOPS AN INNOVATIVE FALL PROTECTION SYSTEM FOR BELL 205 / 212 / 412 / CH146

Posted by jhadmin

Kelowna, BC (February 25, 2016) — ALPINE AEROTECH introduces a practical, light weight Fall Protection System to improve safety for those working at heights on the Bell 205 / 212 / 412 / CH146 aircraft. This Fall Protection System is collapsible and compact for easy stowage, making it an ideal kit for both hangar and field applications.

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Tags: ALPINE AEROTECH Bell 205 Bell 212 Bell 412 CH146 Fall Protection System
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Feb
26
2016

Sikorsky Releases Flight Crew Operating Manual for S-92® and S-76DTM Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Stratford, Connecticut - Sikorsky announced today that it has released Flight Crew Operating Manuals (FCOM) for the S-92® and S-76DTM helicopters for oil and gas transportation missions to HeliOffshore for peer review. The manuals help pilots understand the intent of system operations by the Original Equipment Manufacturer and are part of an effort led by the HeliOffshore industry association to enhance safety and build collaboration across the industry. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE:LMT).

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Tags: FCOM Flight Crew Operating Manuals HeliOffshore Lockheed Martin S-76D S-92 Sikorsky
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Feb
26
2016

Serge Maillé appointed Executive Vice-President Strategy and Development

Posted by jhadmin

Turbomeca (Safran) has appointed Serge Maillé as Executive Vice-President Strategy and Development. He will manage Turbomeca's business strategy and further strengthen the company's position as the leading helicopter engine manufacturer.

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Tags: Safran Serge Maillé Turbomeca
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Feb
26
2016

CEO Greg Hayes Issues Message on Recent Merger Speculation

Posted by jhadmin

This morning Honeywell released the details of its February 19 proposal to acquire United Technologies, and over the past few days, there has been much written and said about a possible deal. I want to take this opportunity to set the record straight on a number of issues. At UTC, we are focused on creating shareholder value and we evaluate all opportunities that benefit our shareholders. This can be seen through our actions, whether it is divesting Sikorsky, repurchasing shares or making the difficult decision to undertake a large restructuring program.

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Tags: Honeywell United Technologies UTC
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Feb
28
2016

DONALDSON TO SHOWCASE ONE-OF-A-KIND FLYING LABORATORY AT HELI-EXPO 2016

Posted by jhadmin

LOUISVILLE, FEBRUARY 28, 2016 – A unique flying scientific laboratory devoted to advancing environmental research will be on display in the Donaldson Aerospace & Defense exhibit 2400 during the Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo, March 1-3 in Louisville.

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Tags: Donaldson Donaldson Aerospace & Defense Heli-Expo
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Feb
28
2016

BLR Delivers 1,000th FastFin Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability System

Posted by jhadmin

LOUISVILLE, Feb. 28, 2016 – From Alaska to Antarctica,1,000 FastFin® Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability Systems are now flying on helicopters in 35 countries on all seven continents. The milestone 1,000th FastFin System was delivered to Agrarflug in Ahlen, Germany for installation on a Fumigacion Aerea Andaluza S.A (FAASA) Bell 212 on Jan. 29.

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Tags: BLR Fast
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Mar
01
2016

Airbus Helicopters Inc. to certify first comprehensive HUMS system for monitoring dynamic components on light and medium helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 1, 2016) – Airbus Helicopters Inc. plans to seek Federal Aviation Administration certification in 2016 of the first comprehensive and integrated Health Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) and Flight Data Monitoring (HFDM) system for light helicopters.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters FAA Federal Aviation Administration Flight Data Monitoring Health Usage Monitoring System HFDM HUMS
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Mar
01
2016

Airbus Helicopters Customer Support and Technical Support teams at Heli-Expo 2016 to work with operators, provide Keycopter demos

Posted by jhadmin

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 1, 2016) -- Customer Support team members from Airbus Helicopters Inc. will be at Heli-Expo 2016 to meet with customers and update them on key service and support issues and tools. The Airbus Helicopters exhibit is located at Booth #9651.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Heli-Expo
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Mar
01
2016

Airbus Helicopters Inc. offers BO105 maintenance training on world’s only dedicated, fully functional aircraft

Posted by jhadmin

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 1, 2016) – Airbus Helicopters Inc. now offers maintenance training on a fully functioning BO105 helicopter, the only one available dedicated solely for training purposes.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters BO105
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Mar
01
2016

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Advanced Response Team (DHART) places order for one Airbus Helicopters H135-series

Posted by jhadmin

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 1, 2016) – Dartmouth-Hitchcock Advanced Response Team (DHART), an air medical transport services provider for Northern New England, has contracted with Airbus Helicopters Inc. for the purchase of one H135-series helicopter.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Dartmouth-Hitchcock Advanced Response Team DHART H135
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