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Mar
01
2018

MTU bids to support engines for Germany's heavy-lift helicopters - Flightglobal

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AviationPros.comMTU bids to support engines for Germany's heavy-lift helicoptersFlightglobalSikorsky has selected MTU to be its engine maintenance partner as part of a bid to supply the US

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Mar
01
2018

Enstrom 280FXs accepted by the Global Services and Solutions of Pakistan

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Menominee, MI, – During the week of February 5th, Enstrom Helicopter Corporation completed a successful acceptance of 4 piston 280FX helicopters to Global Services and Solutions of Pakistan. A team of inspectors from Global Services & Solutions led by co-owner Mr. Abdul Khaliq Awan and Mr. Ali Muhammad led the acceptance after a week-long inspection process at the Enstrom factory in Menominee; MI. The aircraft are scheduled to depart the factory the end of February and arrive in Pakistan in March.

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Mar
01
2018

ABLE OPENS NEW LATIN AMERICA MARKETS WITH AVESA LONG-TERM AGREEMENT

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MESA, Arizona (March 1, 2018) – Guatemala-based Aeroservicios Ave, S.A. (AVESA) has selected Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, as its exclusive provider for component repair, overhaul and exchange services. The relationship establishes AVESA as Able’s newest global customer, creating improved in-country product availability and cost savings for AVESA customers operating light and medium Bell Helicopter platforms in Guatemala and Central America.

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Mar
01
2018

Leonardo wins orders for 17 helicopters - MarketWatch

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Leonardo wins orders for 17 helicoptersMarketWatchLeonardo SpA (LDO.MI) said Thursday that it has received combined orders for 17 helicopters valued at nearly 140 million euros ($171 million). The

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Mar
01
2018

First H160 orders for the North American market

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Las Vegas, Airbus Helicopters has signed the first order for four ACH160s with an undisclosed, North American customer. The launch customer, a major US business entity with extensive experience in corporate aviation, has opted for one aircraft to be delivered in Stylence by ACH configuration, the in-house, private and business design product line; with the remaining three aircraft to be delivered in ACH Exclusive configuration, the select design product line which allows the highest level of customisation and bespoke craftsmanship.

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Mar
01
2018

Two LifeFlight helicopters called to scene of Snyder County crash - Sunbury Daily Item

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Two LifeFlight helicopters called to scene of Snyder County crashSunbury Daily ItemBEAVER SPRINGS — Two LifeFlight helicopters have been called to the scene of a two-vehicle crash along Route 235 in

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Mar
01
2018

It’s Official: Rotorcraft Pilot and Mechanic Shortage Verified

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The results of a study forecasting the U.S. supply of rotorcraft pilots and mechanics over the next 18 years has been released, confirming what many in our industry suspected. Unless there are some fundamental changes in policy, outreach, scholarships, and access to financing, the helicopter industry faces large-scale deficits in the amount of available and qualified licensed and certificated pilots and mechanics.

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Mar
01
2018

Airbus Helicopters outlines complete connected services offer

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At HAI Heli-Expo 2018, Airbus’ helicopter division presented its three-tiered connected services offer for enhanced safety, operational cost savings and higher aircraft availability.

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Mar
01
2018

Executive AirShare Raises Pilot Salaries an Average of 25 Percent

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LENEXA, Kan. – Executive AirShare announces an across-the-board increase of salaries for pilots to meet the growing demand for fractional aircraft ownership. The new salaries are between 18 to 30 percent more for pilots-in-command (PICs) and seconds-in-command (SICs) joining the company. In conjunction with the salary increase, PIC migration to a more favorable 8-On/6-Off scheduling cycle is expected help the company meet its goal of hiring 25 pilots in the next six months.

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Mar
01
2018

MTU Aero, Sikorsky to jointly bid for German helicopter contract - Reuters

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MTU Aero, Sikorsky to jointly bid for German helicopter contractReutersFRANKFURT, March 1 (Reuters) - German aircraft engine maker MTU Aero Engines and Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky will compete jointly

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Mar
01
2018

Enstrom Deal of the Year

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The Enstrom Dealer of the Year award was given out at the Enstrom Sales meeting at Heli Expo in Las Vegas this week.

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Mar
01
2018

2 state police helicopter pilots honored for mountain rescue - North Country Public Radio

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North Country Public Radio2 state police helicopter pilots honored for mountain rescueNorth Country Public RadioMar 01, 2018 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Two members of the state police aviation unit who

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Mar
01
2018

Airbus Helicopters announces Texas training center - AOPA - AOPA Pilot

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AOPA PilotAirbus Helicopters announces Texas training center - AOPAAOPA PilotAirbus Helicopters announced at Heli-Expo 2018 on Feb. 27 that it will join forces with Thales and Helisim to construct a

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Mar
01
2018

Tata, Boeing open Apache helicopter unit in Hyderabad - Livemint

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LivemintTata, Boeing open Apache helicopter unit in HyderabadLivemintHyderabad: Tata Boeing Aerospace Ltd (TBAL), a joint venture between Boeing Co. and Tata Advanced Systems Ltd (TASL) on Thursday

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Mar
01
2018

Helionix fleet hits 100,000 flight-hour milestone

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Las Vegas, Airbus’ fleet of helicopters equipped with the Helionix avionics system have surpassed the symbolic milestone of 100.000 flight hours, just three years after customer operations started.

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Mar
01
2018

DART enters the aerial firefighting market – with a splash

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As the Heli-Expo 2018 was in full swing, DART Aerospace proudly unveiled their very first firefighting bucket, majestically exposed at their booth #C5551.

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Mar
01
2018

Spain to deploy transport helicopters to Iraq - IHS Jane's 360

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Spain to deploy transport helicopters to IraqIHS Jane's 360Spain is preparing to send up to five military transport helicopters to Iraq to help support the US-led international coalition forces in

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Mar
01
2018

'It Was Like Boom!': Life Raft Falls From Helicopter Onto Woman's Bed in NE Miami-Dade - NBC 6 South Florida

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NBC 6 South Florida'It Was Like Boom!': Life Raft Falls From Helicopter Onto Woman's Bed in NE Miami-DadeNBC 6 South FloridaNBC 6 Reporter Laura Rodriguez is in Northwest Miami-Dade, where an

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Mar
01
2018

Chimpanzee Rescued From DRC Poachers Helicopter Plane Ride to Safety - Newsweek

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NewsweekChimpanzee Rescued From DRC Poachers Helicopter Plane Ride to SafetyNewsweekA baby chimpanzee saved from poachers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has found a new home, with his

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Mar
01
2018

MONUSCO may lose Rooivalk helicopters - IHS Jane's 360

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IHS Jane's 360MONUSCO may lose Rooivalk helicoptersIHS Jane's 360The United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) may have to give up its Denel

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Mar
01
2018

Sacramento Police to spend $2.7 million on this speedy new helicopter - Sacramento Bee

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Sacramento BeeSacramento Police to spend $2.7 million on this speedy new helicopterSacramento BeeThe Sacramento Police Department on Wednesday showed off what will soon be their latest tool - a $1.6

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Feb
28
2018

DONALDSON COMMEMORATES DELIVERY OF 9,000TH INLET BARRIER FILTER TO KURT ROBINSON DURING HAI HELI-EXPO CEREMONY

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LAS VEGAS (Feb. 28, 2018) – Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) today commemorated delivery of its 9,000th Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) in a special ceremony at HAI HELI-EXPO 2018 with Robinson Helicopter Company President and Chairman Kurt Robinson. During the event, Robinson symbolically accepted delivery of the 9,000th filter, an R66 IBF, from Tom Newman, Engineering Manager, Donaldson Aerospace & Defense.

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Feb
28
2018

Kopter announces Order of two Units from Safomar Aviation of South Africa

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Las Vegas, February 28th, 2018 - On Day 2 of HeliExpo 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Kopter Group AG is proud to announce that Safomar Aviation (PTY) LTD of South Africa has signed an order of two (2) units of the SH09 single turbine helicopter.

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Feb
28
2018

Area Man Accused Of Shooting Military Helicopters - WCBI

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WCBIArea Man Accused Of Shooting Military HelicoptersWCBIUNION COUNTY (WCBI) – A Union County man faces federal charges for shooting at military helicopters flying over his home.An complaint unsealed

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Feb
28
2018

NYC-to-Hamptons helicopter service partners with Airbus - New York Post

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New York PostNYC-to-Hamptons helicopter service partners with AirbusNew York PostBlade, the popular Big Apple-to-Hamptons helicopter service, has partnered with France's Airbus Helicopters to

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Feb
28
2018

HELIMOB Trips: Adventures for Helicopter Private Owners

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Las Vegas, NV (February 28, 2018)—HELIMOB is pleased to announce new helicopter travel routes in California and the Canadian Rockies. These exciting trips will present the luxury travel industry with fun, new and innovative helicopter expedition possibilities.

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Feb
28
2018

Helicopters Inc. Signs for Two Bell 505s - Aviation International News

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Helicopters Inc. Signs for Two Bell 505sAviation International NewsCahokia, Illinois-based Helicopters Inc. signed a purchase order for two Bell 505 Jet Ranger Xs on Wednesday at Heli-Expo 2018. The

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Feb
28
2018

Helicopter's life raft falls through roof of Miami house - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

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FOX 13 News, Tampa BayHelicopter's life raft falls through roof of Miami houseFOX 13 News, Tampa BayMIAMI, Fla. (FOX 13) - The life raft attached to a helicopter flying over a Northeast Miami-Dade

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Feb
28
2018

Safran introduces Expert link, new remote assistance service

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This new service allows the customer to connect, through a secure, live video feed, with Safran Helicopter Engines experts to facilitate technical diagnosis or guide them through a maintenance task.

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Feb
28
2018

Sikorsky Delivers Production Number 300 S-92® Helicopter to Era Group Inc.

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LAS VEGAS, Feb. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today delivered the 300th S-92® helicopter. Era Group Inc. signed for the aircraft, configured for offshore oil worker transportation, in a ceremony at the 2018 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo.

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