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Feb
26
2018

FLIGHTSAFETY NOW OFFERS NIGHT VISION GOGGLE TRAINING IN DALLAS, DENVER, LAFAYETTE AND STAVANGER

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NEW YORK (February 26, 2018) – FlightSafety International now offers FAA-approved Part 142 Night Vision Goggle initial and recurrent training in simulators for helicopters built by Airbus Helicopters, Bell Helicopter and Sikorsky at its Learning Centers in Dallas, Texas; Denver, Colorado; Lafayette, Louisiana; and Stavanger, Norway.

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Feb
26
2018

BLR Aerospace Announces First H125 FastFin System Factory Installation

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LAS VEGAS, Feb. 26, 2018 – BLR Aerospace today announced that the first factory installation of an Airbus Helicopters H125 FastFin® System has been completed and the aircraft will be delivered in June to Heli-Austria. The company also announced that 25 Airbus Helicopters Customer Centers worldwide have been authorized to sell and install the FastFin System.

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Feb
26
2018

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

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LAS VEGAS (Feb. 26, 2018) – Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) will commemorate delivery of its 9,000th Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) in a special ceremony at HAI HELI-EXPO 2018 on Wednesday, Feb. 28, with Robinson Helicopter Company Chairman and President Kurt Robinson. During the event, set for 2 p.m. in exhibit C1736, Robinson will symbolically accept delivery of the 9,000th filter, an R66 IBF, from Tom Newman, Engineering Director, Donaldson Aerospace & Defense.

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Feb
26
2018

East/West Receives Third Gold Boeing Performance Excellence Award

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Las Vegas, NV, Feb. 26, 2018 – East/West Industries, Inc. today announced that it has received a 2017 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. East/West Industries maintained a Gold composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from October 1, 2016, to September 30, 2017.

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Feb
26
2018

Expanding Customer Interest in Axnes Wireless Intercom Technology

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February 26, 2018 - Las Vegas, NV - Axnes, the leader in airborne and special mission wireless intercom systems, has announced expansion into a new market segment. Several customers in the aerial firefighting and utility industries including US Special Operations Command (SOCOM), Norwegian Air Ambulance and Norwegian Police and the Turkish Air Force, have recently selected Axnes PNG wireless ICS products. Over the last two years, Axnes has successfully introduced their MP50 and MP30 handheld transceiver systems to this underserved technology segment. The waterproof MP50 and the smaller water resistant MP30 have wide-ranging features, such as full-duplex transmission and reception, built-in noise and echo cancelling, GPS positioning, NVG compatibility, along with secure proprietary waveform and protocol technology and standard AES256 encryption. Both devices are encased in rugged water and dust resistant aircraft grade aluminum cases. The PNG systems also provide for common headset and microphone connections, along with a 20G certified charging cradle that integrates into aircraft, marine or ground vehicle platforms. PNG features a battery life of up to 15 hours of continuous operation or 40 hours of standby time.

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Feb
26
2018

TRAINING BEGINS IN DENVER USING FLIGHTSAFETY’S NEW AIRBUS EC130T2 LEVEL D QUALIFIED SIMULATOR

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NEW YORK (February 26, 2018) –FlightSafety International announces that training has begun using the new Airbus Helicopters EC130T2 full flight simulator located at its Learning Center in Denver, Colorado. The Center is also equipped with Level D qualified simulators for the Bell 407GXP, Airbus Helicopters AS350 B3 and EC135.

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Feb
26
2018

Aero Design Ltd. displays prototype Mega profile cargo basket for the Airbus AS350 at HAI 2018

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Powell River, British Columbia, Canada – The team at Aero Design plans to proudly display the prototype new addition to the AS350/AS355 fleet of cargo baskets in booth N3336 at HAI 2018 in Las Vegas.

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Feb
26
2018

Heli-One Design Team Highlights

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February 26, 2018 - Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, is announcing a lineup of new modifications and products developed by their two Design & Engineering teams in Norway and Canada. These new offerings appeal to a wide variety of operators and include: medical equipment wall, stretcher installation, hooks, external cameras, and awareness lighting upgrades. These modifications and products improve efficiency, safety, and situational awareness for operators of all mission and operational types.

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Feb
26
2018

Ground Testing Complete for S-76B’s with Universal Avionics Upgrade

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TUCSON, AZ – Ground testing for Heli-One’s Sikorsky S-76B helicopter upgrade program featuring a Universal Avionics flight deck is now complete, with flight testing imminent. The aircraft is operated by a VVIP operator in Asia. The upgraded, modern glass cockpit includes the installation of three EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays with Vision-1® Synthetic Vision System and a UNS-1Fw Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS)-Flight Management System (FMS).

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Feb
26
2018

Dallas Airmotive welcomes Keith Moreland to Rotorcraft Engine sales team for Eastern US Region

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February 26, 2018 - HAI Heli-Expo – Las Vegas – Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation Global Engine Services company, announced today that rotorcraft industry veteran, Keith Moreland, has joined the company as a Rotorcraft Regional Engine Manager to provide technical and sales support for helicopter operators in the Eastern United States region.

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Feb
26
2018

Universal Avionics Receives TSOA for New FMS Software Supporting LP Approaches & Transition to Hover

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TUCSON, AZ – Universal Avionics has received FAA Technical Standard Order (TSO) authorization for the company’s new Flight Management System (FMS)/Multi-Missions Management System (MMMS) software version SCN 1002.0/1102.0. With the introduction of this software, helicopter operators can now take advantage of Localizer Performance (LP) Level of Service (LOS) approaches and a Transition to Hover search pattern.

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Feb
26
2018

Airbus to deliver first two of nine helicopters to Serbia by end-2018 (VIDEO) - SeeNews

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SeeNewsAirbus to deliver first two of nine helicopters to Serbia by end-2018 (VIDEO)SeeNewsBELGRADE (Serbia), February 26 (SeeNews) - Airbus plans to deliver the first two of a total of nine

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Feb
26
2018

TNPA getting new helicopters - defenceWeb

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defenceWebTNPA getting new helicoptersdefenceWebA TNPA A109. The Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has concluded a deal for the acquisition of two new helicopters to service the ports of Durban

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Feb
26
2018

Forecast International: Medium/Heavy Military Rotorcraft Market Stabilizing - GlobeNewswire (press release)

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GlobeNewswire (press release)Forecast International: Medium/Heavy Military Rotorcraft Market StabilizingGlobeNewswire (press release)Forecast International generally defines a medium/heavy military

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Feb
26
2018

Drones are a distraction while pilots are trying to stop drownings, helicopter pilot warns - Brisbane Times

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Brisbane TimesDrones are a distraction while pilots are trying to stop drownings, helicopter pilot warnsBrisbane TimesHelicopter pilots on patrol at beaches fear they may miss drowning swimmers or

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Feb
26
2018

FLIGHTSAFETY EXPANDS SIKORSKY S-70A BLACK HAWK TRAINING IN WEST PALM BEACH AND NOW OFFERS SIKORSKY S-76B TRAINING IN LAFAYETTE

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NEW YORK (February 26, 2018) –FlightSafety International announces that it now offers a new series of Sikorsky S-70A courses at its West Palm Beach Learning Center. They are designed to provide a path for FAA type certification and recurrent training in the S-70A Black Hawk. FlightSafety also announces that a simulator for the Sikorsky S-76B has entered service at its Learning Center in Lafayette, Louisiana.

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Feb
25
2018

Another accident at 'hidden tourist spot' prompts helicopter rescue ... - The Press West Coast

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The Press West CoastAnother accident at 'hidden tourist spot' prompts helicopter rescue ...The Press West CoastAnother rescue at Tauranga's Omanawa Falls has council urging people to stay away.Two

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Feb
25
2018

Navy officer killed by spinning helicopter blade at Camp Pendleton is identified - Los Angeles Times

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Los Angeles TimesNavy officer killed by spinning helicopter blade at Camp Pendleton is identifiedLos Angeles TimesA sailor died Saturday from injuries sustained last week after he was struck by the

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Feb
25
2018

wtsp.com | Helicopter crew joins search for wanted driver in deadly ... - WTSP 10 News

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WTSP 10 Newswtsp.com | Helicopter crew joins search for wanted driver in deadly ...WTSP 10 NewsThe collision caused a truck to overturn, throwing two people from it. One person died at the scene while

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Feb
25
2018

NTSB Report Released: Peach Springs, AZ

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On February 10, 2018, about 1715 mountain standard time, an Airbus Helicopters EC130 B4 helicopter, N155GC, was destroyed when it impacted a canyon wash while on an approach to land at Quartermaster landing zone near Peach Springs, Arizona. The commercial pilot and three passengers sustained serious injuries and three passengers were fatally injured. The air-tour flight was operated by Papillon Airways, Inc. under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 136. The helicopter departed Boulder City Municipal Airport, Boulder City, Nevada at 1635 and had intended to land at Quartermaster landing zone, a group of landing pads within Quartermaster canyon. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and a company flight plan had been filed.

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Feb
25
2018

BRISTOW HELICOPTERS SELECTS HONEYWELL'S AVIONICS PROTECTION PLAN FOR EMERGENCY MISSIONS

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ROLLE, Switzerland, – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has signed a five-year contract with Bristow Helicopters for its Honeywell Avionics Protection Plan (HAPP). The agreement will cover 26 of Bristow’s Leonardo AW139 helicopter fleet.

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Feb
25
2018

The H160 lands in Las Vegas, kicking off Airbus’ presence at Heli-Expo

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The H160 prototype has landed in Las Vegas and will be headlining Airbus Helicopters’ presence for the first time ever at an international airshow at this year’s Heli-Expo from 27 Feb - 1 March at the Las Vegas convention centre. Showgoers will be able see for themselves the #H160ReasonsWhy the H160 is raising the bar in the industry.

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Feb
25
2018

FG confirms 110 Dapchi schoolgirls missing, helicopters, jets join search - The Punch

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The PunchFG confirms 110 Dapchi schoolgirls missing, helicopters, jets join searchThe PunchL-R: Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Danbazau(retd.); Governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam;

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Feb
25
2018

Why did it take so long for Canada to kill the Philippines helicopter sale? - The Conversation CA

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The Conversation CAWhy did it take so long for Canada to kill the Philippines helicopter sale?The Conversation CACanadian trade minister Francois-Philippe Champagne recently announced the cancellation

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Feb
25
2018

Sailor who died after spinning helicopter blade hit him at Camp Pendleton was a flight surgeon - OCRegister

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OCRegisterSailor who died after spinning helicopter blade hit him at Camp Pendleton was a flight surgeonOCRegisterCAMP PENDLETON — Military officials on Sunday, Feb. 25 identified Navy Lt. James A.

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Feb
25
2018

Testing night firefighting in Australian-first trial - Ballarat Courier

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Ballarat CourierTesting night firefighting in Australian-first trialBallarat CourierFirefighting helicopters at Ballarat Airport on Friday. Picture: Ballarat City Council. Emergency Management

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Feb
25
2018

US sailor dies after being hit hit by helicopter blade - Virginian-Pilot

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Virginian-PilotUS sailor dies after being hit hit by helicopter bladeVirginian-PilotThis Nov. 9, 2017 photo provided by the U.S. Marine Corps shows a UH-1Y Venom helicopter en route to Camp Schwab on

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Feb
25
2018

Airbus Helicopters H160 Arrives in Las Vegas for Heli-Expo 2018 - Aviation International News

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Aviation International NewsAirbus Helicopters H160 Arrives in Las Vegas for Heli-Expo 2018Aviation International NewsOne of the big stories of the 2018 Heli-Expo show is Airbus's new H160 medium-twin

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Feb
25
2018

Three Kamov helicopters expected to be operational in Portugal this fire season - Fire Aviation (blog)

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Three Kamov helicopters expected to be operational in Portugal this fire seasonFire Aviation (blog)Of the state's three heavy helicopters, one has had mechanical problems since 2012, while the other

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Feb
25
2018

New Hawaii Helo Association To Promote 'Fly Neighborly' - Aviation International News

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New Hawaii Helo Association To Promote 'Fly Neighborly'Aviation International NewsThe newly formed Hawaii Helicopter Association (HHA) will make its debut at this year's Heli-Expo. Officially formed

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