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Jul
15
2019

MDHI FEATURES MD 530F AT APSCON 2019

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MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announces its participation in the 2019 Airborne Public Safety Aviation Convention (APSCON), July 17-19, 2019 at the CHI Health Center, Omaha, NE. The MDHI display will feature a company-owned MD 530F configured with the type-certified Block 1 all-glass cockpit, newly designed side mounts, and critical vision mission equipment from Trakka Systems. The MD 530F on display is one of two MDHI research and development assets dedicated to ensuring technological and performance improvements for the iconic 369FF airframe.

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Jul
08
2019

INTERNATIONAL DEFENSE & AEROSPACE GROUP WELCOMES NEW MD 530F

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Mesa, Ariz, – MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) is proud to announce the sale and delivery of a new MD 530F to International Defense & Aerospace Group, LLC (IDAG), a Pennsylvania-based authorized sales agent. The company’s first state-of-the-art MD 530F aircraft with a production all-glass cockpit, the custom-configured F-model will join an IDAG fleet of training aircraft operated by the Slovak Training Academy that also includes five (5) MD 500E-model helicopters. Its primary role will be to support the tactical and NVG flight training needs of military and paramilitary helicopter pilots from around the world.

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Apr
16
2019

MD HELICOPTERS ENHANCES MD 969 TWIN ATTACK HELICOPTER WITH 7-SHOT COMMON LAUNCH TUBE (CLT) SYSTEM

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Mesa, Ariz., - MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) will feature an enhanced combat aircraft – its MD 969 Twin Attack Helicopter – at the 2019 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit (formerly AAAA), April 14 – 16, 2019, at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Casino in Nashville, TN. First introduced just last month at the annual HAI Heli-Expo in Atlanta, Georgia, MDHI has enhanced the military capabilities of its twin engine MD 969 with the addition of a custom, 7-shot Common Launch Tube (CLT) System designed by Systima Technologies.

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Apr
11
2019

MD HELICOPTERS IS APPROVED AS GFRC FACILITY FOR PRODUCTION OF ALL MILITARY-USE AIRCRAFT

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Mesa, Ariz., - MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announces that all military aircraft manufactured as part of the Company’s $1.4 Billion IDIQ Contract are now produced under the U.S. Army-mandated Ground and Flight Risk Clause (GFRC). Implemented pursuant to a February 5, 2019, Contract Modification, the DFAR 25.228-370 GFRC regulations went in to effect at MDHI’s Mesa, Arizona facility on April 5, 2019. GFRC distributes risk and limits contractor liability for loss or damage to any aircraft under the contractor’s control while performing a US Government contract.

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Apr
09
2019

MD Helicopters presents “Excellence Award” to Precision Aviation Group (PAG)

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Atlanta, GA – 4/9/2019 – Precision Aviation Group (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the worldwide aerospace and defense industry, has received the Excellence Award presented by MD Helicopters, Inc. The award signifies PAG’s commitment and approach to serving its global “mission-critical” customer base. The award was presented at the 2019 HAI Heli-Expo in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Mar
05
2019

MD HELICOPTERS TO FEATURE GLASS COCKPIT MD 530F AT HAI HELI-EXPO 2019

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Mesa, Ariz., March 05, 2019 - MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) is excited to celebrate the delivery of a new MD 530F to Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), and to feature this high-performance helicopter in its booth (C1228) at HAI’s Heli-Expo 2019. The third MD 530F to join the TVA fleet, this proven single-engine helicopter is already in use supporting powerline utility, inspections, and construction operations throughout TVA’s multi-state service area, and is expected to help reduce the agency’s overall annual operation and mainenance costs.

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Mar
05
2019

MD HELICOPTERS INTRODUCES THE MD 969 COMBAT AIRCRAFT AT HAI HELI-EXPO 2019

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Mesa, Ariz., March 05, 2019 - MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) is proud to debut the MD 969 Combat Attack Helicopter at HAI Heli-Expo 2019. The MD 969 represents the next evolution of MDHI’s iconic MD 900/902 series helicopters. Displayed at the MDHI booth, C1228, in a weaponized configuration the MD 969 Combat Helicopter represents the future assault and attack capabilities of this proven and powerful light twin-engine aircraft.

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Nov
01
2018

LEBANON AIR FORCE ORDERS SIX ARMED MD 530G ATTACK HELICOPTERS

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Mesa, Ariz., October 01, 2018 - MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announced today receipt of the third Delivery Order issued against its 5-year, $1.4 billion light scout attack helicopter IDIQ contract. The firm, fixed-price award is for six (6) armed MD 530G Scout Attack Helicopters to be delivered to the Lebanon Air Force (LAF), and includes initial logistics support (ILS) for the aircraft, as well as aircraft systems, ground support equipment, and associated services.

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Oct
01
2018

KENYA DEFENCE FORCE ORDERS SIX ARMED MD 530F ATTACK HELICOPTERS

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Mesa, Ariz., - MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announced today receipt of the second Delivery Order issued against its 5-year, $1.4 billion light scout attack helicopter IDIQ contract. The firm, fixed-price award is for six (6) armed MD 530F Cayuse Warrior helicopters for Kenya Defence Forces (KDF), and includes initial logistics support (ILS) for the aircraft, aircraft systems and ground support equipment.

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Sep
12
2018

MDHI COMPLETES INITIAL DELIVERY OF ENHANCED M 530F CAYUSE WARRIOR HELICOPTERS TO THE AFGHAN AIR FORCE

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Mesa, Ariz., - MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announced today the delivery of the first five (5) MD 530F Cayuse Warrior helicopters to the Afghan Air Force in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Ordered against MDHI’s 5-year, $1.4 billion IDIQ, these aircraft are the first of 30 new MD 530F Cayuse Warrior helicopters that will join the AAF Aviation Unit this year. Delivered in less than 10 months from the September 2017 contract award, the first five aircraft reached Kandahar on August 8, 2018, and were readied for active service in less than 10 days.

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Sep
12
2018

TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY PURCHASES MD 530F

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Mesa, Ariz., - MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) is proud to announce the purchase of a new MD 530F by Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). The proven MD 530F, single-engine helicopter is configured to support powerline utility, inspections, and construction operations throughout TVA’s multi-state service area, as well as increase safety and reduce costs. This will be the third MDHI F-model to join the TVA fleet.

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Jul
12
2018

369FF AMENDED TYPE CERTIFICATION AWARDED FOR MD HELICOPTERS’ GLASS COCKPIT

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Mesa, Ariz., - MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announces FAA-approval of its advanced, all-glass cockpit for the MD 530F (type certificate 369FF). Approved for production and as a type design option, this is the third glass cockpit certification MDHI has received in the last year.

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Jul
12
2018

MD HELICOPTERS ANNOUNCES FLIGHT TRAINING ACADEMY, EXPANDING INDUSTRY-LEADING MAINTENANCE AND PILOT TRAINING FOR ALL CUSTOMERS

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Mesa, Ariz., - As part of a growing commitment to deliver full-service, full life-cycle support programs for its growing global fleet, MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announces the formation of the MDHI Flight Training Academy. Established to provide industry-leading maintenance and pilot training to all customers in a professional learning environment, MD Helicopters has expanded its current training offerings to include a more comprehensive portfolio focused on mission execution, effectiveness and safety.

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Mar
07
2018

EMBRY-RIDDLE STUDENT RECEIVES GENEROUS SCHOLARASHIP FROM MD HELICOPTERS

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott Campus student Leah Murphy has been awarded the 2018 MD 500 Transition Training Scholarship by MD Helicopters, Inc. This unique training opportunity has a value of approximately $12,000.

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Feb
27
2018

MD HELICOPTERS TO FEATURE SINGLE-ENGINE GLASS COCKPITS, MULTI-MISSION CAPABLE AIRCRAFT AND EXPANDED AFTERMARKET AND CUSTOMER SUPPORT CAPABILITIES AT HAI HELI-EXPO 2018

Posted by jhadmin

Mesa, Ariz., February 27, 2018 - At the 2018 HAI Heli-Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) will proudly display two of its most beloved single-engine helicopter models, each featuring an advanced all-glass cockpit. The cornerstones of MDHI’s booth (N5505) will be the Virginia Beach Police Department’s new MD 530F alongside one of six (6) MD 530G Attack Helicopters ordered by the Malaysian Ministry of Defence. The glass cockpit solutions featured in these aircraft will be FAA Certified and available to all MD 530 airframe operators.

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Feb
26
2018

Fresno County Sheriff's Office Air Support Unit Welcomes New MD 530F

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Mesa, Ariz., February 26, 2018 - MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) is proud to celebrate the delivery of a new, custom-configured MD 530F with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO). Officially accepted into operation in February, it is an honor to deliver EAGLE 1 to the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office fleet, Sheriff Margaret Mims, and the Fresno County Board of Supervisors.

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Jan
09
2018

GWINNETT COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT AVIATION UNIT ORDERS NEW MD 530F

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MD Helicopters, Inc.(MDHI) announces the purchase of a new MD 530F helicopter by the Gwinnett County Police Department Aviation Unit. Approved by the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners in December, the new MD 530F will replace one of the Department’s two helicopters that was involved in an accident earlier this year.

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