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Mar
21
2017

Bell407Training.com Now Accepting Students

Posted by jhadmin

Bell407training.com, a division of Helicopter Institute Inc. located in Fort Worth, Texas is is now accepting students. Pilot training will be conducted in our standard panel Bell 407, and will include touchdown autorotations, hydraulic-off landings, tail-rotor malfunctions, and FADEC failure procedures.

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Feb
28
2017

FAA awards another STC to AKV ETM1000

Posted by jhadmin

AKV, Inc. is pleased to announce FAA STC approval for their ETM1000 on the Bell 206B/L series and Bell 407 Helicopters.

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Tags: AKV Bell 206B/L Bell 407 ETM1000 FAA STC approval
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Feb
09
2017

GILL BATTERIES HAS RECEIVED AN FAA PMA TO INSTALL ITS 7000 SERIES/LT BATTERY ON ALL BELL 407-SERIES HELICOPTERS

Posted by jhadmin

Redlands, CA, — Representatives of Gill Batteries, a division of Teledyne Technologies, (Heli-EXPO booth, #5517), announced today that the company has received an FAA Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) to install its new-generation 7407-28 sealed lead acid battery on all models of the Bell 407 helicopter.

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Tags: Bell 407 Bell Helicopters FAA Parts Manufacturer Approval Gill Batteries Heli-Expo PMA Teledyne Technologies
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Dec
14
2016

Survival Flight unlocks the chains of ground based VHF with IRIS

Posted by jhadmin

Charlotte, NC – Air medical service provider Survival Flight, LLC is currently equipping their fleet of Bell 407 helicopters with the Outerlink’s next generation IRIS system. The IRIS system provides voice, video and flight data recording with a limitless broadband Push-To-Talk (PTT) Voice Over IP (VOIP) radio and high frequency tracking system. While the voice, video and flight data recorder provides compliance with the recent FAA HEMS rule, the PTT satellite-based VOIP radio allows operators to maintain constant voice communications and relieves them of the expense and limitations of a ground based VHF radio network.

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Tags: Bell 407 Outerlink Survival Flight
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Sep
07
2016

PA110 PUREair System from Pall Aerospace and DART Aerospace receives FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) Approval for Bell 407 and 206 Long Ranger Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Port Washngton, N.Y. – September 2016 – Pall Corporation today announced that the PA110 PUREair System engine protection system for Bell Helicopter’s 407, and 206L families of helicopters has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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Tags: Bell 206L Bell 407 Bell Helicopter Pall Corporation PUREair System
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Aug
23
2016

FAA certifies Bell 407GX simulator

Posted by jhadmin

23 AUG 2016 - Shreveport, Louisiana – The Frasca Bell 407 Level 7 flight training device at the Helicopter Flight Training Center (HFTC) is now FAA-certified as a BH407GX with NVG capabilities. The new certification allows the training center to take the cockpit from analog to glass, a change that will occur about once a month for students flying Bell407GX aircraft.

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Tags: Bell Bell 407 frasca Helicopter Flight Training Center HFTC
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Jul
22
2016

NTSB Report Released: Hickory, KY

Posted by jhadmin

On July 11, 2016, about 1123 central daylight time, a Bell 407, N427TV, collided with terrain during the approach to landing at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Mayfield Customer Service Center, Hickory, Kentucky. The commercial pilot was fatally injured and the helicopter was substantially damaged by impact forces. The helicopter was registered to and operated by the TVA under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a business flight. Day, visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and no flight plan was filed. The flight originated from Clarksville, TN (CKV) about 1048.

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Mar
29
2016

​LifePort incorporates new product offering on Bell 407 STC

Posted by jhadmin

Woodland, Washington - ​LifePort, a Sikorsky company, amended its Bell 407 Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to add the new Machined Stretcher, improved Oxygen Cylinder Mount, and new Utility Mount. This new product offering provides operators with increased capability and improved durability, including:

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Tags: Bell 407 LifePort Lockheed Martin Machined Stretcher Oxygen Cylinder Mount Sikorsky STC Utility Mount
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Mar
02
2016

VIH Aerospace Bell 407 Achieves Certificate of Airworthiness

Posted by jhadmin

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada – VIH Aerospace (VIHA – www.vihaerospace.com), a leading provider of global helicopter maintenance, manufacturing, repair and overhaul (MMRO) services (exhibiting at Heli-Expo Booth # 1209) has received a Transport Canada - Certificate of Airworthiness for its Bell 407 Helicopter; aircraft serial number 53001.

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Tags: Bell Bell 407 Bell Helicopters Heli-Expo MMRO Transport Canada - Certificate of Airworthiness VIH Aerospace VIHA
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Feb
25
2016

Garmin® helicopter avionics suite selected by Air Evac Lifeteam

Posted by jhadmin

OLATHE, Kan. /February 25, 2016/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the selection of a completely integrated Garmin avionics suite by Air Evac Lifeteam for its fleet of Bell 206 and Bell 407 helicopters. This Night Vision Goggle (NVG) compatible upgrade consists of the G500H glass flight display, GTN™ 650 touchscreen GPS/NAV/COMM and GTR 225 COMM radio, as well as the GDL® 88 ADS-B datalink and GRA 55 radar altimeter. Optimized for rotorcraft, this avionics suite offers robust features that reduce pilot workload and assure fleet commonality. Additionally, these avionics fulfill Part 135 radar altimeter and Helicopter Air Ambulance (HAA) equipage requirements set forth by the FAA, as well as Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning System (HTAWS) and Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) initiatives. The Garmin Pilot™ app completes this comprehensive suite by offering unique helicopter-tailored features so operators are equipped with the latest capabilities.

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Tags: Air Evac Air Evac Lifeteam Bell 206 Bell 407 G500H garmin Garmin International Inc. GTR225 Night vision Goggle NVG
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Jul
20
2015

Tanis Aircraft Products Engine Preheat System – Supplemental Type Certificate Bell 407 - Installation of Tanis Heli-Preheat System

Posted by jhadmin

Oshkosh, WI; EAA AirVenture July 20, 2015 - Tanis Aircraft Products is proud to announce a Supplemental Type Certificate for the Bell 407 - Installation of Tanis Preheat System.

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Tags: Bell 407 STC Tanis Aircraft Products Tanis Preheat System
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Jun
29
2015

Africair signs LOI for two Bell 525s and an order for a 407 GXP

Posted by jhadmin

Fort Worth, Texas (June29, 2015) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today a letter of intent (LOI) for two Bell 525s and an order for a 407 GXP signed during the Paris Air Show. Africair will use the helicopters for multiple purposes including corporate VIP transport and oil and gas.

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Tags: Bell 407 Bell 525 Bell Helicopter Helicopter Offshore Oil
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Apr
22
2015

Bell Helicopter Wraps Up Successful Showing at ABACE 2015

Posted by jhadmin

Fort Worth, TX (April 22, 2015)– Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc., (NYSE: TXT) company, continues to grow its presence in China with the announcement of letters of intent to purchase five aircraft during the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE), held April 14-16.

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Tags: ABACE Bell 407 Bell 505 Bell Helicopter
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Mar
18
2015

Bell Helicopter Announces Plans for 2015 AeroExpo

Posted by jhadmin

Fort Worth, TX - Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), has announced its show plans for the 12th edition of the International Aviation Tradeshow and Convention, 2015 AeroExpo in Toluca, Mexico, March 19-21. The company will showcase the Bell 407GX and the Bell 429. The Bell 505 Jet Ranger X full-size aircraft mockup will also be displayed in law enforcement configuration.

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Tags: AeroExpo Bell 407 Bell 429 Bell 505 Bell Helicopter Jetranger
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