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Sep
16
2018

Era Group and Bel Air Aviation enter teaming agreement

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HOUSTON, (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- We are happy to announce that today Era Group and Bel Air Aviation have entered into a teaming agreement.

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Sep
16
2018

NTSB Preliminary Report Released: Custer, SD

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On August 2, 2018, about 0930 mountain daylight time, a Bell 47G 3B helicopter, N347BH, experienced an engine power anomaly during attempted landing at Crazy Horse Heliport (0SD9), Custer, South Dakota. On approach, the pilot noticed the RPMs had dropped below normal operating range. The pilot increased throttle but was unable to recover RPMs within normal range and the helicopter descended toward the ground. The pilot executed a forced landing in a grassy area on the side of a highway. The helicopter rolled to the right after landing and sustained substantial damage to the main rotor. The commercial-rated pilot and one passenger were not injured. Another passenger received minor injuries. The airplane was registered to Dakota Rotors and operated by Black Hills Helicopters under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as an instructional flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight, and no flight plan was filed.

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Sep
17
2018

Frasca Named Sub for Navy TH-57 Aircrew Training Contract

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September 17, 2018. Urbana, IL. Frasca International, Inc. (Frasca) has been named sub-contractor for the Navy TH-57 Aircrew Training Services (ATS) Contract. The prime contract, which was awarded by the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) to FlightSafety Services Corporation includes contract instructional services (CIS), contractor operations & maintenance services (COMS) and Flight Simulation Training Devices (FSTDs) for CNATRA.

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Sep
17
2018

RAMM AEROSPACE OFFERS UNIQUE REPLACEMENT AS350 STAINLESS STEEL HEATER LINE KITS, TRANSPORT CANADA AND FAA APPROVED

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Saint-Laurent, Quebec – September 17, 2018 - RAMM Aerospace is pleased to offer a TCCA and FAA approved Replacement AS350 Heater Line Kit with several unique features.

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Sep
17
2018

FAA's Hurricane Florence Update | September 17, 2018

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FAA facilities and equipment are returning to normal operations. All commercial service airports have reopened, however, most are conducting limited operations at this time.

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Sep
18
2018

Metro Aviation delivers H135 to Washington Hospital Center

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Shreveport, La. – Metro Aviation recently delivered an H135 to Washington Hospital Center’s MedSTAR Transport program.

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Sep
18
2018

CHC Australia Awarded New Helicopter Services Contract for Offshore Northwest Australia

Posted by jhadmin

PERTH, AUSTRALIA, September 18, 2018 – CHC Helicopter has been awarded a ground-breaking helicopter services contract by Woodside and other operators in the North West Shelf and North West Cape regions, providing passenger transfer flights, medical evacuation and search and rescue services for four customers from bases in Australia’s Pilbara region.

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Tags: CHC Helicopter
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Sep
18
2018

SIKORSKY HH-60W COMBAT RESCUE HELICOPTER WEAPONS SYSTEM, OPERATIONAL FLIGHT TRAINERS IN FINAL ASSEMBLY

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STRATFORD, Conn., Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), announced today that final assembly of the first HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter Weapons System and Operational Flight Trainers is underway, supporting the smooth entry of the aircraft into the U.S. Air Force fleet in 2020.

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Tags: Air Force HH-60W Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
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Sep
20
2018

Flightdocs Announces Organizational Changes; Greg Heine is Named President

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BONITA SPRINGS, Florida, — Flightdocs, the leading provider of cloud-based aircraft maintenance tracking, compliance, and inventory management services, today announced a series of organizational changes designed to support and promote growth.

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Sep
20
2018

BELL 505 ENTERS SOUTHERN AFRICAN MARKET

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This week, National Airways Corporation (NAC) celebrated the entry into market of Bell’s newest commercial aircraft, the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X. Guests were invited to attend an exclusive unveiling event organized at the NAC Lanseria airport facility in South Africa showcasing a pair of Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters recently delivered to a couple, who are both pilots.

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Tags: Bell 505 Jet Ranger X Bell Helicopter NAC National Airways Corporation
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Sep
20
2018

StandardAero Cuts Ribbon on New 206,000 Sq. Ft. Cincinnati Component Repair Facility -- Will Hire 200-300 New Employees to Meet Growing Customer Demands

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Scottsdale, Ariz. – StandardAero Component Services recently cut the ribbon on a new 206,000 sq. ft. repair facility, directly adjacent to its current 236,000 sq. ft. component repair facility in Cincinnati, nearly doubling its capacity to accommodate rapid growth in customer demands during 2018 and beyond.

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Sep
20
2018

Airbus Corporate Helicopters Displays New ACH135 Helionix at Monaco Yacht Show for the First Time

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Marignane, – Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) Airbus’ dedicated private and business helicopter entity, will display the company’s new ACH135 Helionix for the first time on the rooftop of the Monaco Yacht Club during the 2018 Monaco Yacht Show. Fitted with the company’s in-house ACH Line interior configuration, the updated, Helionix-equipped provides a technological leap forward for the light, twin-engine helicopter, offering concern-free flying ideal for marine, urban and wilderness environments.

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Sep
20
2018

Royal Thai Air Force expands fleet with additional H225M order

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Thailand, – Airbus Helicopters has secured an additional order of four H225M (previously known as EC725) multirole utility helicopters from the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), as part of the fleet strengthening programme. This follow-on order will bring the RTAF’s H225M fleet to 12 units by 2021.

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Tags: Airbus EC725 H225M Royal Thai Air Force
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Sep
20
2018

HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.’S AVIONICS PROTECTION PLAN SELECTED BY AFRICA-BASED HELICOPTER OPERATORS

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The Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) Avionics Protection Plan has been selected by leading Africa-based helicopter operators Heliconia of Morocco, Caverton of Nigeria and Titan Helicopters of South Africa. These fleet operators will benefit from maintenance coverage on their Honeywell helicopter avionics with reduced exposure to unexpected maintenance costs, leading to better control of annual maintenance budgets.

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Sep
20
2018

KAMAN ANNOUNCES $48.6 MILLION JOINT PROGRAMMABLE FUZE ORDER

Posted by jhadmin

BLOOMFIELD, Conn.-- Sep. 20, 2018 -- Kaman Corp. (NYSE:KAMN) announced today that its Aerospace segment has been awarded a direct commercial sale (DCS) order for the procurement of Joint Programmable Fuzes (JPF) with an expected total value of $48.6 million.

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Sep
20
2018

NTSB Preliminary Report Released: Orchard Lake, MI

Posted by jhadmin

On September 3, 2018, about 1440 eastern daylight time, a skid-equipped MD Helicopters 369E helicopter, N1601Y, impacted terrain during takeoff at Orchard Lake, Michigan. The left seat pilot, the sole occupant, sustained serious injuries. The helicopter sustained substantial damage. The helicopter was registered to HiFlite Inc., Rochester Hills, Michigan and was operated by the pilot under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a visual flight rules personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident, and no flight plan was filed. The local area flight originated from the pilot's private heliport, McPhail Heliport (7MI1), Orchard Lake, about 1440.

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Tags: MI NTSB Report Orchard Lake
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