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Feb
26
2018

Heli-One Design Team Highlights

Posted by jhadmin

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

Posted by jhadmin

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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Tags: Heli Expo S-76B Sikorsky Universal Avionics
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Feb
26
2018

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

Posted by jhadmin

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

Posted by jhadmin

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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Tags: FMS MMMS TSO Universal Avionics
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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

Posted by jhadmin

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

Posted by jhadmin

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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Feb
25
2018

Sailor Fatally Injured by Helicopter Rotor Blade at Camp Pendleton ... - NBC 7 San Diego

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NBC 7 San DiegoSailor Fatally Injured by Helicopter Rotor Blade at Camp Pendleton ...NBC 7 San DiegoThe U.S. Marine Corps identified a sailor Sunday who died days after being struck by the blade of a

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Feb
25
2018

Helicopter rescue for woman with broken ankle - Daily Post North Wales

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Daily Post North WalesHelicopter rescue for woman with broken ankleDaily Post North WalesHelicopter rescue for woman with broken ankle. Coastguard, ambulance and chopper all involved in rescuing woman

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Feb
25
2018

Elk and helicopters don't mix - Ravalli Republic

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Ravalli RepublicElk and helicopters don't mixRavalli RepublicI just read that an elk took down a helicopter in Utah. This brought back feelings of anger and disbelief that wildlife biologists are

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Feb
24
2018

Sheriff's helicopter and crew rescue injured hiker in Angeles National Forest - LA Daily News

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Sheriff's helicopter and crew rescue injured hiker in Angeles National ForestLA Daily NewsALTADENA — A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department helicopter was used Saturday to rescue a woman who was

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Feb
24
2018

Helicopter winches man to safety after becoming lost on walking ... - The Cairns Post

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The Cairns PostHelicopter winches man to safety after becoming lost on walking ...The Cairns PostA MAN has been winched to safety by a rescue helicopter after becoming lost on a Gordonvale walking

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Feb
24
2018

Grand Canyon helicopter crash victim dies, 3 still critical - The Daily Courier

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The Daily CourierGrand Canyon helicopter crash victim dies, 3 still criticalThe Daily CourierHe had been with a group of fellow Britons visiting Las Vegas when a sightseeing helicopter they were

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Feb
24
2018

NTSB: Poor maintenance caused deadly 2016 helicopter crash - Hawaii News Now

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Honolulu Star-AdvertiserNTSB: Poor maintenance caused deadly 2016 helicopter crashHawaii News NowA post-accident examination of the helicopter revealed that the engine-to-transmission drive shaft was

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