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Apr
26
2016

MD HELICOPTERS SIGNS SAPURA AERO AS AUTHORIZED SALES AND SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE, EXPANDS PRODUCT AVAILABILITY AND SERVICE CAPABILITY IN ASEAN MARKET

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Mesa, Ariz., – MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) welcomes Kuala Lumpur-based Sapura Aero as an authorized representative serving the South East Asian countries (ASEAN) of Malaysia, Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. As an authorized independent sales representative within the ASEAN region, Sapura Aero will offer the full range of MDHI’s commercial helicopter products as well as the optional equipment and accessories to support them.

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Tags: MD Helicopters Sapura Aero
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Apr
26
2016

Vector Aerospace celebrates 25th anniversary of its Prince Edward Island MRO facility

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Summerside, PEI – Vector Aerospace Corporation (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that its Summerside, Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada facility is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. It has been providing world-class engine MRO services since 1991.

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Apr
26
2016

Finmeccanica selects FreeFlight Systems RA-4500 radar altimeter system for the AW119

Posted by jhadmin

April 26, 2016 - WACO, TX - NextGen avionics leader FreeFlight Systems announced today that global aerospace, defense and transportation company Finmeccanica has selected the FreeFlight RA-¬4500 radar altimeter as standard equipment for AW119 single¬-turbine light helicopters.

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Tags: AW119 Finmeccanica FreeFlight Systems NextGen RA-4500
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Apr
26
2016

CTRM AVIATION APPOINTED AUTHORIZED SERVICE CENTER FOR MALAYSIAN FLEET OF MD 530G LIGHT SCOUT ATTACK HELICOPTERS

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Mesa, Ariz., – In partnership with Malaysia-based Halaman Optima Sdn Bhd, MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) is proud to announce that CTRM Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of DRB- Hicom Defence Technologies, will be the exclusive Authorized Service Centre supporting the company’s ASEAN military segment. Specifically, the contract is awarded for the support of the first six (6) MD 530G Light Attack Helicopters to be put into service with the Malaysian Army Aviation Regiment.

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Tags: ASEAN CRTM Aviation DRB- Hicom Defence Technologies Halaman Optima Sdn Bhd MD 530G MD Helicopters
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Apr
26
2016

Sikorsky King Stallion Lifts First External Load

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West palm beach, Fla., – Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) today announced the CH-53K helicopter has achieved its first external lift flight by successfully carrying a 12,000 pound external load.

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Tags: CH-53K Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
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Apr
26
2016

FreeFlight Systems and Trego-Dugan Aviation complete AML STC for 1201 WAAS/GPS and Garmin GTX330ES for ADS-B compliance

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April 26, 2016 - WACO, TX - NextGen avionics leader FreeFlight Systems announced today that Nebraska based Trego¬-Dugan Aviation has received AML STC approval for installation of a FreeFlight 1201 WAAS/GPS sensor and Garmin GTX330ES Mode S transponder in 460+ aircraft.

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Tags: 1201 WAAS/GPS AML STC approval FreeFlight Systems Garmin GTX30ES Mode S NextGen
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Apr
26
2016

Dina  Gorby  launches S.A.F.E. Structure Designs LLC, a fully woman-owned company specializing in aviation.

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4/26/2016: – Dina  Gorby announced today the  launch  of  S.A.F.E. Structure Designs, a  fully woman-owned company specializing in the custom design, engineering, and manufacturing of SAFE aircraft access platforms, fall protection platforms and maintenance support equipment.  “S.A.F.E.”  represents the industry’s SAFEST ACCESS & FALL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT.

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Apr
26
2016

FreeFlight Systems and CMD Flight Solutions complete ADS-B Out AML STC for Part 25

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April 26, 2016 - WACO, TX - NextGen avionics leader FreeFlight Systems announced today that engineering and certification company CMD Flight Solutions has obtained an AML STC for the installation of a FreeFlight 1203C SBAS/GNSS sensor paired with Rockwell Collins' TDR¬-94/94D transponders. The pairing is a cost effective way to help aircraft owners meet the ADS¬-B mandate.

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Tags: AML STC CMD Flight Solutions FreeFlight 1203C SBAS/GNSS sensor FreeFlight Systems NextGen Rockwell Collins TDR-94 TDR-94D
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Apr
27
2016

Outerlink receives new STC’s and provides immediate savings in a down market

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Orlando, FL – Outerlink Global Solutions is proud to announce FAA STC approval of their fully integrated IRIS voice, video, flight data and broadband satcom system in the Bell model 206L and 407 series helicopters. The IRIS solution not only promotes safer operations, but also delivers immediate cost savings and reduced downtime.

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Tags: 206L 407 Bell FAA STC approval Outerlink Global Solutions
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Apr
27
2016

True Blue Power Announces Series of High-Powered USB Charging Ports

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ORLANDO, Fla. — True Blue Power today announced the TA202 Series High Power USB Charging Port, the latest addition to the company’s popular line of USB chargers.

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Tags: TA202 True Blue Power USB Charging Port
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Apr
27
2016

True Blue Power® Introduces Two New Converters

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ORLANDO, Fla. — True Blue Power today introduced the company’s new TC120 (DC-to-DC) and TC280 (AC-to-DC) converters. The TC120 features adjustable output voltage, supplying up to 120 watts of 5 to 18-volt power to electronic equipment, including lighting, USB charging ports and cabin accessories. The TC280 converts the aircraft’s 115 VAC power to 28 VDC, delivering 280 watts of 28-volt power to in-seat, cabin and cockpit applications throughout the aircraft.

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Tags: TC120 TC280 True Blue Power
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Apr
27
2016

CARTER AVIATION SEEKING PARTNERS FOR UAS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Posted by jhadmin

(Wichita Falls, Texas) – Carter Aviation Technologies, LLC (Carter) has explored interest in its Slowed Rotor / Compound (SR/C™) technologies for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in the past. Carter has formed teams and partnerships and even secured UAS study contracts with its SR/C technology, but has yet to produce a UAS demonstrator. The same benefits of Carter’s technology that has been intriguing the manned aviation market is common with UAS applications – High efficiency enabling long range and high endurance, very quiet acoustic characteristics while loitering over an area of interest, in a simple, yet runway independent configuration, provides a compelling capability.

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Tags: Carter Aviation Technologies UAS unmanned aircraft
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Apr
27
2016

Universal Avionics FMS Upgrade Incentive Program Available for Learjet 40/45/40XR/45XR and Citation Excel/XLS

Posted by jhadmin

TUCSON, AZ – Universal Avionics is offering a Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS)-Flight Management System (FMS) Upgrade Incentive Program for Learjet 40/45/40XR/45XR and Citation Excel/XLS aircraft operators. Throughout 2016, operators of these aircraft may trade in their non-SBAS (legacy) Universal Avionics FMS for a significant credit toward the purchase of a new, advanced capability SBAS-FMS.

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Tags: Learjet Universal Avionics
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Apr
27
2016

Lisa Szewczul honored for commitment to STEM education

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Lisa Szewczul, Vice President of Environment, Health & Safety, was inducted Friday evening as an honorary member of Epsilon Pi Tau, an international honor society for professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

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Tags: Epsilon Pi Tau Lisa Szewczul STEM
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Apr
27
2016

Integration and Installation Training Available to Universal Avionics Authorized Dealer & Integrator Network

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TUCSON, AZ – Universal Avionics Field Service Engineering team is pleased to offer complimentary Flight Management System (FMS) and UniLink UL-800/801 Communications Management Unit (CMU) Integration and Installation Training to its Authorized Dealer and Integrator Network.

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Tags: Flight Management System FMS UniLink Universal Avionics
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Apr
27
2016

Universal Avionics Provides Authorized Dealers and Integrators with New Online Training Option

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TUCSON, AZ – More training options for Universal Avionics Authorized Dealers and Integrators are now available with the addition of online familiarization modules to the UniNet Online Service Center. Modules are accessible under the Training tab at www.uasc.com/UniNet.

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Tags: UniNet Universal Avionics
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Apr
28
2016

Onboard Systems Remote Hook Electrical Release Kit for the Robinson R44 Raven II Certified by FAA and Transport Canada

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Remote Hook Electrical Release SwitchOnboard Systems announced that its new Remote Hook Electrical Release Kit for the Robinson R44 Raven II aircraft has been STC certified by the FAA and Transport Canada. Onboard has also submitted this kit to EASA for certification in Europe.

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Apr
28
2016

RAMM RECEIVES MANUFACTURING AND CERTIFICATION APPROVAL FROM TRANSPORT CANADA

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Saint-Laurent, Quebec — RAMM Aerospace proudly announces receipt of their Manufacturing and Certification Approval from Transport Canada.

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Apr
28
2016

PGZ and Airbus Helicopters launch industrial talks for the Tiger HAD in Poland

Posted by jhadmin

Radom (Poland), 28 April 2016 – Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) and Airbus Helicopters are hosting a two-day workshop in Radom on the 28 – 29 April to identify potential areas of cooperation around the Tiger HAD project, in the frame of the Kruk attack helicopter project. The event included the global network of Tiger HAD suppliers who took part in the discussions with a number of Polish companies.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Kruk attack helicopter PGZ Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa
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Apr
28
2016

Boeing Honors 12 Suppliers for Outstanding Performance in 2015

Posted by jhadmin

SEATTLE, April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has named its 2015 Supplier of the Year award winners, recognizing 12 companies for the high quality of their product or service and the value they create for Boeing and its global airline and U.S. and allied government customers.

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Apr
28
2016

In Space, in the Sky and on Land: Lockheed Martin Innovates to Create a More Sustainable Future

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Bethesda, Md., April 28, 2016 – From a system that turns waste into clean fuel, to unmanned aerial systems that help first responders, in 2015 Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] innovated to expand how it’s addressing environmental and social challenges. The Corporation shared details about these projects and others with the release of its 2015 Sustainability Report, “Science of Citizenship”. The report demonstrates progress on issues that are the most critical to stakeholders and long-term business success. In total, the Corporation achieved 95 percent of its sustainability goals.

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Tags: LMT Lockheed Martin Sustainability Report
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Apr
28
2016

Finmeccanica publishes the Sustainability and Innovation Report 2015 confirming commitment to all stakeholders

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Rome, Finmeccanica has published the Sustainability and Innovation Report of the Group for the year 2015, written in compliance with “G4 – Sustainability Reporting Guidelines”, established by GRI - Global Reporting Initiative, according to the reporting option “in accordance core”.

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Tags: Finmeccanica Sustainability and Innovation Report
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Apr
28
2016

Dallas Avionics Offers ADS-B Solution as Exclusive Distributor of NavWorx ADS600-B

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(DALLAS, TEXAS APRIL 28, 2016) Dallas Avionics in advance of the upcoming ADS-B 2020 deadline announced exclusive distributorship of the NavWorx ADS600-B that meets all of the FAA Requirements.

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Apr
29
2016

BRUCE WHITMAN, CHAIRMAN, PRESIDENT & CEO OF FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL, RECEIVES THE MÉDAILLE DE L'AÉRONAUTIQUE FROM FRANCE

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NEW YORK – FlightSafety International is pleased to announce that Bruce Whitman has received the Médaille de l'Aéronautique from France. The medal was presented by Bertrand Lortholary, Consul Général of France, in New York on April 26, 2016.

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Tags: Bruce Whitman FlightSafety Médaille de l'Aéronautique
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May
02
2016

Spidertracks and Alaska eSRS: Committed to the Alaskan Aviation Community

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A new Alaska Flight Service program called Enhanced Special Reporting Service (eSRS) is paving the way for the United States’ first integration between traditional and next-generation Spidertracks flight management systems.

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Tags: Enhanced Special Reporting Service eSRS flight management systems Spidertracks
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May
02
2016

First Bell 505 Jet Ranger X in Sri Lanka signed for by Fairway Holdings

Posted by jhadmin

Fort Worth, TX (May 2, 2016) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Fairway Holdings for a Bell 505 Jet Ranger X. This is the first Bell 505 signed for in Sri Lanka. The aircraft will be used for private travel and tourism across multiple destinations around the island.

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Tags: Bell 505 Bell 505 Jet Ranger X Bell Helicopter Fairway Holdings Sri Lanka textron
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May
02
2016

First prototype of the multirole Ka-62 helicopter takes to the air

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Moscow - The first prototype (OP-1) of the medium multirole Ka-62 helicopter took off at Russian Helicopters’ Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company (part of State Corporation Rostec) on April 28. The lift in a hover mode was part of the factory flight testing and was completed successfully.

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Tags: Ka-62 OP-1 Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company Russian Helicopters
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May
02
2016

FINMECCANICA: SHAREHOLDERS' MEETING APPROVES THE CHANGE OF THE COMPANY'S NAME AND THE 2015 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

Posted by jhadmin

Rome – The Shareholders’ Meeting of Finmeccanica Spa, which convened today in Rome, has resolved on the followings: Approved the change of the Company’s name, Approved the Company Financial Statement for 2015, Approved Oto Melara S.p.A. and WASS S.p.A. Financial Statements at 31 December 2015, Approved the first section of the Remuneration, Report, Authorized purchase and dispose of treasury shares, Authorized the remuneration of the statutory audit conducted by KPMG S.p.A. and the Statutory Auditors' fees Presented the Sustainability and Innovation Report 2015, Relevant attendance by institutional shareholders, mostly international, representing approx 30% of the share capital

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Tags: Finmeccanica Leonardo
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May
02
2016

Airbus Helicopters hands over first two H145M to Royal Thai Navy

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Donauwörth, With today´s successful technical acceptance, Airbus Helicopters has handed over the first two of five lightweight military multi-role H145M helicopters to the Royal Thai Navy. This marks an important milestone in the H145M programme on its way to the final acceptance and entry into service in Thailand at the end of 2016. A delegation from the Royal Thai Navy and Airbus Helicopters Germany CEO Wolfgang Schoder participated in the ceremony at Airbus Helicopters´ Donauwörth site.

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Tags: Airbus Helicopters H145M Royal Thai Navy
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May
02
2016

India becomes 11th International Customer for LONGBOW LLC’s Apache Radar

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ORLANDO, Fla., April 30, 2016 – The U.S. Army awarded LONGBOW Limited Liability Company (LLC) a $57.1 million foreign military sale contract to provide the Indian Air Force with LONGBOW Fire Control Radar (FCR) systems for their new Apache AH-64E helicopters. LONGBOW LLC is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC).

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Tags: AH-64E Apache FCR Fire Control Radar Indian Air Force Lockheed Martin LONGBOW Northrop Grumman Corporation US Army
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