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Mar
02
2018

Babcock To Purchase H160 Helicopters - Aviation Week

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Aviation WeekBabcock To Purchase H160 HelicoptersAviation WeekLAS VEGAS—British helicopter operator Babcock will become a launch customer for the Airbus H160 medium twin-engine ... THIS CONTENT

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Mar
02
2018

Babcock To Buy H160 Helicopters - Aviation Week

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Aviation WeekBabcock To Buy H160 HelicoptersAviation WeekLAS VEGAS—British helicopter operator Babcock will become a launch customer for the Airbus H160 medium twin-engine ... THIS CONTENT REQUIRES

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Mar
02
2018

Army to conduct helicopter drills near Cooperstown - Oneonta Daily Star

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Army to conduct helicopter drills near CooperstownOneonta Daily StarThey will be conducting “cold load” training where they review the proper techniques for entering and exiting a UH-60 Blackhawk,

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Mar
02
2018

Can Japan use its helicopter carriers for fighter jets? | South China ... - South China Morning Post

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South China Morning PostCan Japan use its helicopter carriers for fighter jets? | South China ...South China Morning PostDefence Minister Itsunori Onodera said on Friday that his ministry is studying

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Mar
02
2018

Airbus receives 10 new orders on light helicopters - Xinhua

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UrduPoint NewsAirbus receives 10 new orders on light helicoptersXinhuaBEIJING, March 2 (Xinhua) -- Airbus Helicopters has received orders for seven H125 and three H130 light helicopters from Heliflite

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Mar
02
2018

Nine terrorists neutralized by ATAK helicopters in Operation Olive Branch - Yeni Şafak English

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Yeni Şafak EnglishNine terrorists neutralized by ATAK helicopters in Operation Olive BranchYeni Şafak EnglishDomestically-produced ATAK helicopters "neutralized" at least nine terrorists as part of

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Mar
01
2018

Leonardo celebrates helicopter orders at HELI-EXPO 2018 of nearly 140 million euro

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Leonardo announced further combined orders for helicopters at HELI-EXPO in Las Vegas today for a total of 17 aircraft valued at almost 140 million euro for several customers in various countries and for a range of commercial and public service applications. Contracts include a mix of AW119Kx single engine, AW109 GrandNew and AW109 Trekker light twins, AW169 light-intermediate, AW139 intermediate and AW189 super medium types, confirming the strong competitiveness of Company’s modern product portfolio.

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Mar
01
2018

World War 3: India seeks APACHE HELICOPTERS from Donald Trump to 'defend against Pakistan' - Express.co.uk

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Express.co.ukWorld War 3: India seeks APACHE HELICOPTERS from Donald Trump to 'defend against Pakistan'Express.co.ukWorld War 3: India seeks APACHE HELICOPTERS from Donald Trump to 'defend against

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Mar
01
2018

Oklahoma Task Force One practices water rescues from helicopters - KTUL

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KTULOklahoma Task Force One practices water rescues from helicoptersKTULThey were using two helicopters and practicing two different scenarios. Crews would switch off from one drill to the other to

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Mar
01
2018

Man behind bars for shining laser pointer at BCSO helicopter - KRQE News 13

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KRQE News 13Man behind bars for shining laser pointer at BCSO helicopterKRQE News 13BERNALILLO COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – Pilots are virtually blinded when someone shines a laser pointer at their aircraft.

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Mar
01
2018

Incremental Change Coming To Light Helicopter Market - Aviation Week

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Aviation WeekIncremental Change Coming To Light Helicopter MarketAviation Week“The only way is up,” appears to be the view of the commercial helicopter industry. After years of stagnating oil prices

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Mar
01
2018

Union County man jailed for shooting at helicopters - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

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Northeast Mississippi Daily JournalUnion County man jailed for shooting at helicoptersNortheast Mississippi Daily JournalOXFORD – A New Albany man is facing federal charges after he allegedly shot at

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Mar
01
2018

Helicopter crashes, but pilot crawls out with no injuries - Fresno Bee

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Fresno BeeHelicopter crashes, but pilot crawls out with no injuriesFresno BeeThe National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a helicopter crash that occurred in Tulare County earlier this

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Mar
01
2018

Why have helicopters been flying over Plymouth tonight? - Plymouth Herald

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Plymouth HeraldWhy have helicopters been flying over Plymouth tonight?Plymouth HeraldWhy have helicopters been flying over Plymouth tonight? The coastguard has been involved in a rescue at sea

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Mar
01
2018

Rotorcraft pilot, mechanic shortfalls quantified - AOPA Pilot

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AOPA PilotRotorcraft pilot, mechanic shortfalls quantifiedAOPA PilotThis portion of the research looked at A&P mechanics overall, because the certificate does not provide a means to differentiate

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Mar
01
2018

Top Factors Driving the Global Rotorcraft Seating Market | Technavio - Business Wire (press release)

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Business Wire (press release)Top Factors Driving the Global Rotorcraft Seating Market | TechnavioBusiness Wire (press release)The internal-engineering specifications associated with high-end

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Mar
01
2018

Union County man accused of shooting at helicopters - WTVA.com - WTVA

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WTVAUnion County man accused of shooting at helicopters - WTVA.comWTVAA New Albany man is accused of shooting at helicopters in Union County.Union County man jailed for shooting at helicopters | News

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Mar
01
2018

Royal Canadian Air Force Helicopter Life Raft Crashes Into Miami-Dade Home, Injuring Woman - CBS Miami

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CBS MiamiRoyal Canadian Air Force Helicopter Life Raft Crashes Into Miami-Dade Home, Injuring WomanCBS MiamiNORTHEAST MIAMI-DADE (CBSMiami) – A woman was injured when a life raft fell from a Canadian

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Mar
01
2018

Babcock to operate the first fleet of H160s

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Las Vegas, 1 March 2018 – Babcock is set to become the global launch customer for the H160 after signing a five year frame agreement for the purchase of a fleet of H160s. The fleet of H160s is destined for EMS and other critical services missions starting in Europe and to be deployed progressively across Babcock’s bases worldwide. “The H160 was a natural choice for Babcock’s operations as its large cabin and low vibration levels and its state-of-the-art technology will make it a safe and comfortable environment for mission critical services to work in” said Roger Hardy, Chief Executive Aviation, Babcock International Group. “We are sure that the innovations that the H160 brings to the market will help us deliver our high standards of quality, safety and cost-effectiveness”.

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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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