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Mar
01
2015

VIH Aerospace MCP01 Master Caution Panel Receives FAA Approval

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada – VIH Aerospace (VIHA), a leading provider of global helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services (Heli-Expo Booth # 3837) has received a Federal Aviation Administration Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for an aftermarket replacement Master Caution Panel (Model #: MCP01) for the Bell 212 series helicopter (STC#: # SR03503NY).

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Mar
01
2015

BLR Aerospace: FAA Certifies Performance Increases For Strake-Equipped Bell 206Ls

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ORLANDO, Fla., March 1, 2015 – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has certified a performance increase for Bell 206L helicopters equipped with dual tailboom strakes from BLR Aerospace. It is the first time BLR has certified one of its performance-enhancing products for a light helicopter, according to Vice President of Sales and Marketing Dave Marone.

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Mar
01
2015

BLACKHAWK COMPOSITES EXPANDS MANUFACTURING CAPABILITIES

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ORLANDO, Fla., March 1, 2015 — Blackhawk Composites, Inc. (BCI) is pleased to announce the addition of a new autoclave production process that will enhance its well established oven cure production capability and enable a full spectrum of composite part production for the aerospace industry.

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Mar
01
2015

Precision Aviation Group, Inc. Launches Rebranded Websites

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Atlanta, GA – Precision Aviation Group, Inc. (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the worldwide aerospace and defense industry, announced today that the company has launched rebranded websites for all PAG companies. “The new websites do a much better job of telling the PAG story, and they allow our customers to better understand the vast product and service offerings PAG provides through its various business units,” said Ketan Desai, Vice President, Sales & Marketing of PAG. All of the new websites can be viewed by visiting www.precisionaviationgroup.com.

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Feb
28
2015

CHP helicopter crew works to rescue man that plunged 30 ft. down cliff - KRON 4

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Patch.comCHP helicopter crew works to rescue man that plunged 30 ft. down cliffKRON 4California Highway Patrol officer James Andrews said a CHP helicopter crew was dispatched at 4:15 p.m. on a request

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Feb
28
2015

Toll Group Signs for Eight AW139s

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Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland and Australia’s Toll Group are pleased to announce the purchase of eight AW139 intermediate twin-engine helicopters. The aircraft will be operated to perform Emergency Medical Service (EMS) missions in the Southern Region of New South Wales from newly constructed bases in Bankstown (Sydney), Orange, Wollongong and from the existing base in Canberra as part of the newly established Helicopter Retrieval Network in New South Wales. The contract was signed today during the Australian International Air Show at Avalon, southwest of Melbourne.

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Feb
28
2015

First Royal Thai Army pilots, maintenance technicians complete training course to operate UH-72A Lakotas for Thailand

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GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – Six pilots and 10 maintenance technicians from the Royal Thai Army have successfully completed training to fly and maintain the UH-72A Lakota, the initial group of Thai pilots and aircraft maintenance technicians that will be trained to operate Lakotas for Thailand.

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Feb
28
2015

Bell Helicopter’s Aeronautical Accessories Brand Expands Line of Bell 429 and Bell 407 Product Offerings

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Fort Worth, TX Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today its Aeronautical AccessoriesTM brand has been issued new Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for multiple aftermarket product offerings for the Bell 429 and a portable crane for the Bell 407.

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Feb
28
2015

Portion of I-376 in N. Beaver Twp closed as emergency helicopters respond to ... - WFMJ

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WFMJPortion of I-376 in N. Beaver Twp closed as emergency helicopters respond to ...WFMJThey say the temporary closure of all lanes is a possibility due to the need of medical helicopters. However,

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Feb
28
2015

Police Hold Person Suspected Of Aiming Laser Burbank Police Helicopter ... - CBS Local

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Police Hold Person Suspected Of Aiming Laser Burbank Police Helicopter ...CBS LocalNORTH HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Police have taken a person at a North Hollywood home into custody after they received a

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Feb
28
2015

Two helicopter crashes in one day - Brisbane Times

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Brisbane TimesTwo helicopter crashes in one dayBrisbane TimesSaturday was a bad day to fly in south-east Queensland, with two helicopter crashes within hours of each other in the region. Luckily for

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Feb
27
2015

Helicopter crashes in orange orchard near Ivanhoe - ABC30.com

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ABC30.comHelicopter crashes in orange orchard near IvanhoeABC30.comEmergency responders were called to the orchard after the helicopter crashed in the middle of it right before 9:30 a.m. Jeff

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Feb
27
2015

CHP helicopter crew hoists injured Placer County hiker to safety - Sacramento Bee

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Sacramento BeeCHP helicopter crew hoists injured Placer County hiker to safetySacramento Bee2373 and AMR Ambulance personnel from Colfax hiked in and met with the helicopter crew. Because of the steep

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Feb
27
2015

Helicopter goes down at Archerfield Airport - Courier Mail

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Courier MailHelicopter goes down at Archerfield AirportCourier MailThe helicopter crashed at Brisbane's Archerfield Airport this morning just before 8am. Queensland Ambulance attended the scene, with

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Feb
27
2015

Lockheed, Sikorsky venture awarded $2.0 billion helicopter support deal - Reuters

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ReutersLockheed, Sikorsky venture awarded $2.0 billion helicopter support dealReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy has awarded a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) and Sikorsky

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Feb
27
2015

Crop duster helicopter crashes near Ivanhoe - ABC30.com

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ABC30.comCrop duster helicopter crashes near IvanhoeABC30.comEmergency crews are working a helicopter crash in Tulare County after the aircraft clipped power lines around 9:30 a.m. Friday. The crash

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Feb
27
2015

York Hospital landing pad will allow bigger helicopters, resulting in fewer ... - PennLive.com

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PennLive.comYork Hospital landing pad will allow bigger helicopters, resulting in fewer ...PennLive.comYork Hospital in the past was able to land small helicopters near the hospital, but larger

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Feb
27
2015

Cropdusting helicopter crashes in Tulare County - Fresno Bee

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Fresno BeeCropdusting helicopter crashes in Tulare CountyFresno BeeA cropduster helicopter hit a power line and crashed Friday northeast of Visalia, the Tulare County Fire Department said. The pilot

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Feb
27
2015

New AATD Piston Helicopter by ELITE® Colorado Bound

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ORLANDO, Fl. – The very first FAA approved Model TH22 piston helicopter by ELITE Simulation Solutions was purchased by Colorado Heli-Ops, Broomfield, Colorado. According to the Owner/Operator, Mr. Dennis Pierce, “Our mission success as an industry best practices flight school is the guided results of the all inclusive application of modern SBT training programs, exceptional maintenance and the use of “state-of-the-art” simulation technology. We are pleased to welcome the ELITE TH22 to our fleet of simulation training devices. We chose the ELITE TH22 because of its accuracy, versatility and support services. It is fully instrumented with dual controls that provide the exact ergonomics, performance and aerodynamic fidelity we need for IFR and VFR training.” Colorado Heli-Ops uses simulation training devices beyond minimum pilot certificate requirements to develop industry desired pilot traits and skill sets.

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Feb
27
2015

Bell Helicopter Enhances Capabilities on the Bell 412EPI

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Fort Worth, TX - Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced it has recently received certification for an improved Category A (CAT A) procedure on the Bell 412EPI from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The new CAT A backup procedure provides a significant increase in payload, performance and operational versatility.

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Feb
27
2015

LORD Extends Warranty for Bell 407 Main Rotor Hub Components to 2,500 Hours

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Cary, N.C. – LORD Corporation – a leader in the management of vibration, noise and motion control – has extended the warranty on all the Bell 407 Main Rotor hub elastomeric components to 2,500 hours or three-years (whichever comes first). Parts covered by the extended warranty include the lead lag bearing (407-310-102-101 & -103), shear bearing (407-310-101-101 & -105) and damper (407-310-100-105 & -107).

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Feb
27
2015

Air Methods Announces New Wyoming Life Flight Base in Sheridan, Wyo.

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DENVER, – Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ: AIRM) announces a new Wyoming LifeFlight base in Sheridan, Wyo. set to open in April 2015. The helicopter air ambulance base will be located at Sheridan Memorial Hospital to help reduce the time it takes to transport a patient to a tertiary care facility.

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Feb
27
2015

MSSU's EMS program open house includes helicopter demonstration - Joplin Globe

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MSSU's EMS program open house includes helicopter demonstrationJoplin GlobeRod Pace with Air Methods Corp. will present a classroom lecture on creating and operating a helicopter landing zone at 1

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Feb
27
2015

Metro Aviation and PAC to exhibit at HELI-EXPO 2015

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Orlando, FL – Metro Aviation, along with its subsidiary, Paradigm Aerospace Corporation, will once again exhibit at HELI-EXPO this year. The worldwide completion leader is displaying three aircraft in Orlando, a first for the company, but a move that is sure to draw some buzz.

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Feb
27
2015

PAPILLON GROUP TO UNVEIL GOLDEN HELICOPTER IN CELEBRATION OF ITS 50TH “GOLDEN” ANNIVERSARY DURING HAI HELI-EXPO, MARCH 3-5

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ORLANDO, FLA. (Feb. 26, 2015) – Attendees at the HAI (Helicopter Association International) HELI-EXPO 2015, the world's largest helicopter exposition and trade show, will be among the first to see Papillon Group's "Golden Helicopter," created to celebrate the company's 50th golden anniversary. The show will take place Tuesday, March 3 through Thursday, March 5. This occasion provides a rare opportunity to see the special edition helicopter, which will be located at Airbus Helicopters booth No. 2437. Media are invited to join Papillon and Airbus Helicopters executives for a special Champagne toast that will take place on the first day of the show at 12:45 p.m.

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Feb
27
2015

#HeliYeah Sweepstakes at HELI-EXPO 2015 Promises Big Wins

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HELI-EXPO 2015, Orlando, FL.- #HeliYeah Photo Sweepstakes launches Tuesday, March 03rd and runs through Thursday, March 5th at HELI-EXPO 2015 in Orlando, FL. #HeliYeah‘s creator and main sponsor, Guidance Aviation, will be joined by BOSE, Rotorcraft Pro Magazine, and ForeFlight.

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Feb
27
2015

Bird Strike Forces CALSTAR Helicopter To Land In Vacaville Parking Lot - CBS Local

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CBS LocalBird Strike Forces CALSTAR Helicopter To Land In Vacaville Parking LotCBS LocalVACAVILLE (CBS SF) — A helicopter pilot was forced to make an emergency landing in a parking lot in Vacaville

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Feb
27
2015

Vandal suspect rescued by helicopter near Golden Gate Bridge - SFGate

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SFGateVandal suspect rescued by helicopter near Golden Gate BridgeSFGateTwo vandalism suspects had to be rescued, one by helicopter, after they scrambled down a waterfront cliff in a failed attempt to

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Feb
27
2015

Despite Decline, Military Rotorcraft Segment an Important Niche for Manufacturers - GlobeNewswire (press release)

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GlobeNewswire (press release)Despite Decline, Military Rotorcraft Segment an Important Niche for ManufacturersGlobeNewswire (press release)NEWTOWN, Conn., Feb. 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the

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Feb
27
2015

Despite Decline, Military Rotorcraft Segment an Important Niche for Manufacturers - GlobeNewswire (press release)

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GlobeNewswire (press release)Despite Decline, Military Rotorcraft Segment an Important Niche for ManufacturersGlobeNewswire (press release)NEWTOWN, Conn., Feb. 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the

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