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Oct
04
2017

Bell V-280 Valor Prototype Begins Restrained Ground Run Test Operations

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The Bell V-280 Valor prototype aircraft has successfully begun its restrained ground run test operations. The aircraft will continue ground run testing at the Bell Helicopter Amarillo Assembly Center where it will undergo a series of functional tests running all aircraft systems and flight controls in preparation for first flight this fall.

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Oct
04
2017

Air Medical Resource Group Accepts Delivery of H130 NVG Upgrade from Aero Dynamix

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Euless, TX - Aero Dynamix, Inc. (ADI) in continued support of our partnership with Air Medical Resources Group (AMRG) as their preferred NVIS provider, we are pleased to announce that we have successfully completed the latest of our FAA STC certifications for AMRG’s newest addition to their fleet, the Airbus H130. The H130 STC# SR09882AC NVG modification is comprised of a combination of internal lighting modifications to OEM equipment, replacement of illuminated panels and additions of NVG compatible overlays.

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Oct
04
2017

Production Pros Weigh Pros and Cons of Helicopters vs. Drones - Variety

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VarietyProduction Pros Weigh Pros and Cons of Helicopters vs. DronesVarietyIt's hard not to hum Wagner's “Ride of the Valkyries” from “Apocalypse Now” as Kevin LaRosa II of Helinet Aviation carefully

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Oct
04
2017

This is why a yellow helicopter was hovering over Cornwall - Cornwall Live

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Cornwall LiveThis is why a yellow helicopter was hovering over CornwallCornwall LiveThey described it as a "big yellow helicopter" and the Liskeard Facebook page posted: "Big yellow helicopter (sea

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Oct
04
2017

AIR ZERMATT SELECTS ADDITONAL BELL 429 FOR SEARCH AND RESCUE MISSIONS

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Bell Helicopter announced today the signed purchase agreement for a Bell 429 to Air Zermatt during Helitech International. The aircraft is configured to support Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) and Search and Rescue (SAR) for day and night missions.

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Oct
04
2017

Watch: Safari Helicopters shows you Kauai's hidden gems from above - Hawaiimagazine.com

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Hawaiimagazine.comWatch: Safari Helicopters shows you Kauai's hidden gems from aboveHawaiimagazine.comReady for a stunning perspective on the Island of Kauai? In this video, we take you up above

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Oct
04
2017

Airbus Helicopters advances on-board image processing capabilities for VTOL systems

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London, In line with its strategy of innovation for the future of vertical flight, Airbus Helicopters is developing an experimental on board image processing management system aimed at performing automatic approaches and landing in challenging conditions, as well as paving the way for future sense & avoid applications on autonomous vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) systems.

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Oct
04
2017

Future Vertical Lift: The Army Could Field Its Next-Gen Rotorcraft Much Faster - Forbes

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ForbesFuture Vertical Lift: The Army Could Field Its Next-Gen Rotorcraft Much FasterForbesThe U.S. Army operates the world's largest fleet of combat helicopters, but it hasn't fielded a genuinely new

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Oct
04
2017

Palm Beach Helicopters Receives Single-Seat Motion Based Helicopter Simulator

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Orlando, Fl. — October 4, 2017 — Based in Lantana, FL, Palm Beach Helicopters recently installed their new TH22SM Advanced Aviation Training Device (AATD) manufactured by ELITE Simulation Solutions. The TH22SM is a single-seat, single control trainer based on the Robinson R22 helicopter and includes the optional 3 DOF (pitch, roll and heave) motion system. Palm Beach Helicopters has incorporated the TH22SM into training programs for private, instrument and commercial, enhancing the school’s capabilities and allowing students to receive the added benefits including cost savings and skill enrichment that simulators provide.

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Oct
04
2017

AW139 success continues in UK with the sale of two helicopters for VIP/corporate transport

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London, 4 October 2017 – Leonardo announced today the sale of a further two AW139 intermediate twin-engine helicopters to customers in the UK for corporate/VIP passenger transport, further strengthening its leadership in this market segment with a 50% share in the multiengine segment. Over 30 AW139s are currently operating in the UK

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Oct
04
2017

DART Aerospace announces opening of warehouse in Amsterdam

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London, England - During the last couple of years, DART Aerospace has seen the importance in needing to support customers on a more local and regional level. As such, a little over a year ago, DART started investing in the European market by building a small team of 3 employees and opening an office in London, England. This would allow the company to cater to the European market, more closely. It then affiliated itself to a distribution partner, which grew the team and helped DART cover more ground in Europe and improve customer service to its European clients. From then on, DART grew.

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Oct
04
2017

Garmin® reimagines flight displays and engine monitoring solutions

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OLATHE, Kan. /October 4, 2017/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the touchscreen G500 TXi, G600 TXi and G700 TXi flight displays, as well as the engine information system (EIS) TXi. Boasting a clean-sheet touchscreen design and vibrant presentation, the TXi family incorporates greater situational awareness tools and an innovative feature set into a contemporary avionics platform. Three displays are available, offering optimal flexibility for panel configurations, including a large 10.6-inch display, and two versions of 7-inch displays, in portrait and landscape orientations. The 10.6-inch display can operate as a primary flight display (PFD), multi-function display (MFD) and optional integrated EIS in a highly customized package, while the 7-inch portrait display can be dedicated to any one of those functions. The 7-inch landscape display is available exclusively as a dedicated EIS solution. The G500 TXi system is intended for Part 23 Class I/II aircraft under 6,000 lbs. and the G600 TXi flight displays are intended for Class III aircraft that weigh up to 12,500 lbs. The G700 TXi is exclusively for Part 23 Class IV and Part 25 aircraft that weigh greater than 12,500 lbs. Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the G500 TXi/G600 TXi and EIS TXi systems are targeted for approval in Q4 2017, which will feature a comprehensive approved model list (AML) containing over 600 single-engine piston, twin-engine piston and turboprop aircraft makes and models, offering the most configurable, state-of-the-art glass flight display solution in the market.

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Oct
04
2017

Vector Aerospace celebrates 35th year servicing Boeing Chinook helicopters

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Gosport, UK - Vector Aerospace Corporation (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is celebrating its 35th anniversary servicing the Boeing Chinook heavy-lift helicopter in the UK.

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Oct
04
2017

ÖAMTC Air Rescue: HeliAir showcases world premiere in London (+ photo)

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HeliAir, the ÖAMTC Air Rescue’s very own maintenance facility, is showcasing a world premiere at the HeliTech trade fair in London: Kokon (Cocoon). ‘Aviation’s first ever self-supporting interior trim is as versatile in its applications as a helicopter is in its operational options,’ explains Wolfgang Burger, Technical Director at ÖAMTC Air Rescue. The highly resilient trim is able to accommodate all sorts of fixings and fixtures, from medical equipment for emergency rescue helicopters to mission equipment for security forces and champagne cooler racks for VIP helicopters. ‘Kokon’s patented design is such that the airframe interior can be adapted to accommodate virtually any configuration in a time and cost-saving way,’ says HeliAir Maintenance Director Martin Weger. ‘It also means no additional licensing approvals for new fittings and fixtures are required from the aviation authorities.’

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Oct
04
2017

New Generation AW169 takes centre stage at Helitech 2017

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Rome - Leonardo is attending Helitech 2017, Europe’s premier helicopter show which is being held at ExCeL London from 3rd to 5th October 2017.

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Oct
04
2017

TRAKKA SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES TC-300 ORDER FOR GROB AIRCRAFT

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Moorabbin, Aust – Trakka Systems is pleased to announce that it has received an order for two additional TC-300 TrakkaCams to be used for airborne surveillance. Systems will be delivered in November 2017 to GROB Aircraft in Germany. GROB Aircraft is one of the world’s largest and most experienced composite aircraft manufacturers. Since 1971 GROB has delivered more than 3,500 aircraft that have flown over seven million hours on five continents.

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Oct
04
2017

ABLE EXPANDS MAINTENANCE CENTER WITH FAA CERTIFICATION FOR AS350

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MESA, Arizona – Able Aerospace Services Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has been awarded an operations specification by the FAA to complete airframe and Level 1 engine maintenance on the Airbus Helicopters AS350B2/B3 models. The new Operating Specification addition significantly expands the capabilities of the Able Maintenance Center (AMC), established by Able to provide a full suite of rotorcraft airframe services including maintenance, inspections, airframe repair, avionics upgrade and paint.

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Oct
04
2017

Major support of Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts through products and technology

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As the communities along the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana begin to recover from the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey, a number of Leonardo products and technologies have been activated in support of disaster relief and recovery, including satellites, aircraft, and helicopters.

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Oct
04
2017

TRAKKA SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES SWE-300 HDIR ORDER FOR HELIGRAFICS

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Moorabbin, Aust – Trakka Systems is pleased to announce that it has received an order for and has delivered five additional SWE-300 HDIR TrakkaCams to Heligràfics for Fire Mapping. Heligràfics Photogrammetry is a Spanish company founded in 2005 and specializing in executing projects for collecting and recording data from airborne sensors, as well as in the development of software and applications for the management and exploitation of the recorded information.

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Oct
04
2017

Officers trained to shoot from helicopters to patrol events | The ... - Seattle Times

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Officers trained to shoot from helicopters to patrol events | The ...Seattle TimesATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's police chief says officers riding in helicopters and trained to shoot from the air will now

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Oct
04
2017

Helitech 2017: Vibration control solutions on display - Shephard Media

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Helitech 2017: Vibration control solutions on displayShephard MediaITT Enidine is showcasing its full portfolio of vibration control solutions for rotorcraft at Helitech International. The company is

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Oct
04
2017

Helitech 2017: First Enstrom 280FX aircraft en route to Pakistan - Shephard Media

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Helitech 2017: First Enstrom 280FX aircraft en route to PakistanShephard MediaEnstrom Helicopter has announced the first sale of an undisclosed number of 280FX aricraft to a customer in Pakistan.

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Oct
04
2017

Airbus Helicopters and Southern Vietnam Helicopter Corporation celebrate 30 years of collaboration

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London, Airbus Helicopters has presented VNH South with an award celebrating its 30 years of flying Airbus helicopters in offshore missions.

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Oct
04
2017

Garmin® unveils new, Doppler weather radar with automatic threat analysis for business, commercial and military aircraft

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OLATHE, Kan. /October 4, 2017/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GWX™ 80, a new weather radar that incorporates automated atmospheric threat assessment capabilities to help reduce pilot workload in the cockpit. Intended for business, commercial and military aircraft, the Doppler-based GWX 80 incorporates automatic 3D volumetric scanning, predictive wind shear detection, hail and lightning prediction, and advanced ground clutter suppression. A new, enhanced color palette also features more color contouring than any other weather radar on the market. The GWX 80 provides real-time weather information to help pilots analyze convective weather threats, which aids in situational awareness and helps reduce aircraft operational costs.

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Oct
04
2017

Man and dog in dramatic helicopter rescue from sliding cliff face - Devon Live

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Devon LiveMan and dog in dramatic helicopter rescue from sliding cliff faceDevon LiveMan and dog in dramatic helicopter rescue from sliding cliff face. He was tired and in an extremely dangerous

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Oct
04
2017

PCX Aerostructures, LLC Awarded US Department of Defense Contracts Valued at $136.2M - PR Newswire (press release)

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PCX Aerostructures, LLC Awarded US Department of Defense Contracts Valued at $136.2MPR Newswire (press release)PCX Aerostructures is a leading supplier of highly engineered, precision, flight critical

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Oct
04
2017

Airbus Helicopters brings Fleetkeeper to South Africa - defenceWeb

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defenceWebAirbus Helicopters brings Fleetkeeper to South AfricadefenceWebAirbus Helicopters Southern Africa (AHZA) is offering its Fleetkeeper electronic technical logbook and electronic flight folio

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Oct
04
2017

Airbus Helicopters brings Fleetkeeper to South Africa - defenceWeb

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defenceWebAirbus Helicopters brings Fleetkeeper to South AfricadefenceWebAirbus Helicopters Southern Africa (AHZA) is offering its Fleetkeeper electronic technical logbook and electronic flight folio

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Oct
03
2017

H+S Aviation Declares Motorflug Baden-Baden as Rolls-Royce M250 Authorised Service Centre

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3 October 2017 - HELITECH – London – H+S Aviation, a BBA Aviation Global Engine Services company, announces the recent approval of Motorflug as a Rolls-Royce M250 Authorised Service Centre under H+S Aviation’s current M250 AMROC agreement. Through this agreement, H+S Aviation extends its ability to provide regional support, such as field services, to M250 customers through Motorflug Baden-Baden’s OEM-approved capabilities.

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Oct
03
2017

We've seen plenty of boats and helicopters - Newton Now (press release)

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Newton Now (press release)We've seen plenty of boats and helicoptersNewton Now (press release)Perhaps you've all heard it, but the two boats and a helicopter story resonates so much in so many

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