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May
03
2016

LEONARDO-FINMECCANICA LAUNCHES WORLD-FIRST FLAT-PANEL SURVEILLANCE RADAR TECHNOLOGY

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Leonardo-Finmeccanica has launched Osprey, the latest addition to the company’s electronically scanning (E-scan) radar product range. Based around a flat-panel antenna design, Osprey is the world’s first lightweight airborne surveillance radar to be built with no moving parts. Leonardo-Finmeccanica also announced that the launch customer for the radar will be Norway, which has purchased Osprey as part of the country’s acquisition of 16 Leonardo-Finmeccanica Helicopters AW101s for the NAWSARH programme (Norway All Weather Search And Rescue Helicopter).

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Tags: AW101 E-scan Leonardo-Finmeccanica Osprey radar
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May
03
2016

Ka-62 completes takeoff with Safran Ardiden 3G

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Arsenyev, 03 May 2016 - Safran is celebrating the takeoff of the Ardiden 3G engine aboard civil Russian Helicopters Ka-62. The maiden hovering took place on 28 April 2016 at manufacturer plant in Arsenyev.

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May
03
2016

Powervision is participating at XPONENTIAL 2016 for the first time

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German RPAS-helicopter manufacturer Powervision GmbH is participating at leading trade show XPONENTIAL 2016 in New Orleans as part of a trade-show co-operation with German engine manufacturer 3W International. The company will introduce its RPAS helicopter DRAGONFLY DF M35 to the international professional public at 3W International's trade-show stand.

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Tags: 3W DRAGONFLY DF M35 PowerVision RPAS Xponential
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May
03
2016

Norway helicopter crash due to technical failure: Investigators - The Straits Times

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The Straits TimesNorway helicopter crash due to technical failure: InvestigatorsThe Straits TimesOSLO (AFP) - The crash of a Super Puma helicopter off the coast of Norway last week that killed all 13

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May
03
2016

So That's Who Captain America Is Chasing In The Civil War Helicopter Scene, Watch It Now - Cinema Blend

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Cinema BlendSo That's Who Captain America Is Chasing In The Civil War Helicopter Scene, Watch It NowCinema BlendOne of the scenes that's been used in multiple trailers for Captain America: Civil War

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May
03
2016

Mecaer Aviation Group Signs Brazilian Agent

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Irving, TX – Mecaer Aviation Group, Inc. (MAG) announced today it has signed an agreement with CJW Aviation and Mr. Carlos Jorge. CJW will represent MAG’s Cabin Comfort System division in Brazil.

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Tags: Cabin Comfort System Carlos Jorge CJW Aviation MAG Mecaer Aviation Group
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May
03
2016

After 50 years at LAX, Coast Guard helicopters have to find new home - 89.3 KPCC

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89.3 KPCCAfter 50 years at LAX, Coast Guard helicopters have to find new home89.3 KPCCLieutenant Mike Freeman takes part in a Coast Guard air patrol of the Los Angeles shoreline on Tuesday morning,

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May
03
2016

UMS Skeldar confident about V200's chances going into Australian navy downselect - Flightglobal

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FlightglobalUMS Skeldar confident about V200's chances going into Australian navy downselectFlightglobalUMS Skeldar is awaiting the results of a Royal Australian Navy competition for an unmanned

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May
03
2016

ways to build a helicopter - Financial Times

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ways to build a helicopterFinancial TimesThe debate about “helicopter drops” — the policy by which the central bank creates money and gives it to someone to spend — has moved into the mainstream.

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May
03
2016

Deadly Helicopter Crash In Russia's Far East Investigated - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

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Sputnik InternationalDeadly Helicopter Crash In Russia's Far East InvestigatedRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyRussia's Investigative Committee has launched an investigation into a May 3 helicopter crash

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May
03
2016

Helicopter wreckage removed from crash site - Timaru Herald

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Timaru HeraldHelicopter wreckage removed from crash siteTimaru HeraldThe wreckage of a fatal helicopter crash near the Lindis Pass has been removed from the crash site as investigators search for

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May
03
2016

Appeal to help keep helicopters in the air - New Zealand Herald

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Appeal to help keep helicopters in the airNew Zealand HeraldMore than 7590 rescue missions were undertaken by rescue helicopters throughout New Zealand last year - including 300 in Hawke's Bay. As

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May
02
2016

Govt defers Agusta-Tata joint venture; FIPB took decision on April 8, day after Milan verdict - The Indian Express

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The Indian ExpressGovt defers Agusta-Tata joint venture; FIPB took decision on April 8, day after Milan verdictThe Indian ExpressLast week, The Indian Express reported that AgustaWestland had FIPB

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May
02
2016

Experimental Helicopters fighting to replace the Black Hawk will take to the air next year - Daily Mail

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Daily MailExperimental Helicopters fighting to replace the Black Hawk will take to the air next yearDaily MailTwo teams - Sikorsky-Boeing with their Defiant, and Bell Helicopter-Lockheed Martin with

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May
02
2016

2 Die in helicopter crash on Brazilian coast - Fox News Latino

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2 Die in helicopter crash on Brazilian coastFox News LatinoTwo people died in a helicopter crash Monday at the Brazilian town of Santos on the coast of Sao Paulo, official sources reported. The

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May
02
2016

DART Aerospace Approved Maintenance Center Network is Expanding to Australia and New Zealand – Change in DART’s Distribution Channel

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Hawkesbury, Ontario Canada (May 3rd, 2016) – DART Aerospace expands customers’ reach by establishing its new Approved Maintenance Center (AMC) network in Australasia to offer very competitive aftermarket solutions.

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Tags: AMC Approved Mainenance Center Dart DART Aerospace
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May
02
2016

HELICOPTER MUSEUM PRESENTS ANNUAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD TO SIKORSKY

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May 2, 2016 - West Chester, PA – The American Helicopter Museum and Education Center (AHMEC) hosted their annual Gala fundraiser on Saturday, April 30. The MASH-themed party, catered by the Desmond Hotel Malvern, featured cocktails, dinner, dancing, silent and live auctions, a raffle, and excitement galore! Hawkeye Pierce and Hot Lips Houlihan impersonators added to the fun with quips from the popular television show, “M*A*S*H,” and photo opportunities.

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May
02
2016

British Capt. Ben Babington-Browne was killed in a Canadian helicopter crash in 2009. His family still has a lot of ... - CBC.ca

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CBC.caBritish Capt. Ben Babington-Browne was killed in a Canadian helicopter crash in 2009. His family still has a lot of ...CBC.caCapt. Ben Babington-Browne's family is still searching for answers

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May
02
2016

Helicopter Operators Idle Airbus Chopper After CHC Crash - Wall Street Journal

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Wall Street JournalHelicopter Operators Idle Airbus Chopper After CHC CrashWall Street JournalUnions in Norway criticized Airbus for saying there were no grounds for idling the fleets, and they said a

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May
02
2016

2 Futuristic Aircraft That Could Replace the Black Hawk Helicopter - The Fiscal Times

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The Fiscal Times2 Futuristic Aircraft That Could Replace the Black Hawk HelicopterThe Fiscal TimesThe Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk is a workhorse for the U.S. armed forces, but the Pentagon has been

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May
02
2016

Government Defers Approval To AgustaWestland FDI In Indian Joint Venture - NDTV

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NDTVGovernment Defers Approval To AgustaWestland FDI In Indian Joint VentureNDTVIndian Rotorcraft, a joint venture of AgustaWestland (a Finmeccanica company) and Tata Sons for setting up an assembly

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May
02
2016

Jacksonville's Action News adds helicopter to plethora of news covering tactics - Florida Times-Union

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Florida Times-UnionJacksonville's Action News adds helicopter to plethora of news covering tacticsFlorida Times-UnionFor the first time in over a decade, a helicopter is being regularly used to cover

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May
02
2016

Rockwell Collins on 2016 list of 'America’s Best Large Employers'

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Forbes magazine has once again ranked Rockwell Collins among America’s 500 Best Large Employers of 2016. The company is listed as number 78, an improvement of 18 spots from 2015. Rockwell Collins also is listed as the No. 2 employer in the U.S. Aerospace and Defense industry.

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May
02
2016

India becomes 11th International Customer for LONGBOW LLC’s Apache Radar

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ORLANDO, Fla., April 30, 2016 – The U.S. Army awarded LONGBOW Limited Liability Company (LLC) a $57.1 million foreign military sale contract to provide the Indian Air Force with LONGBOW Fire Control Radar (FCR) systems for their new Apache AH-64E helicopters. LONGBOW LLC is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC).

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Tags: AH-64E Apache FCR Fire Control Radar Indian Air Force Lockheed Martin LONGBOW Northrop Grumman Corporation US Army
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May
02
2016

Airbus Helicopters hands over first two H145M to Royal Thai Navy

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Donauwörth, With today´s successful technical acceptance, Airbus Helicopters has handed over the first two of five lightweight military multi-role H145M helicopters to the Royal Thai Navy. This marks an important milestone in the H145M programme on its way to the final acceptance and entry into service in Thailand at the end of 2016. A delegation from the Royal Thai Navy and Airbus Helicopters Germany CEO Wolfgang Schoder participated in the ceremony at Airbus Helicopters´ Donauwörth site.

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May
02
2016

FINMECCANICA: SHAREHOLDERS' MEETING APPROVES THE CHANGE OF THE COMPANY'S NAME AND THE 2015 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

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Rome – The Shareholders’ Meeting of Finmeccanica Spa, which convened today in Rome, has resolved on the followings: Approved the change of the Company’s name, Approved the Company Financial Statement for 2015, Approved Oto Melara S.p.A. and WASS S.p.A. Financial Statements at 31 December 2015, Approved the first section of the Remuneration, Report, Authorized purchase and dispose of treasury shares, Authorized the remuneration of the statutory audit conducted by KPMG S.p.A. and the Statutory Auditors' fees Presented the Sustainability and Innovation Report 2015, Relevant attendance by institutional shareholders, mostly international, representing approx 30% of the share capital

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May
02
2016

First prototype of the multirole Ka-62 helicopter takes to the air

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Moscow - The first prototype (OP-1) of the medium multirole Ka-62 helicopter took off at Russian Helicopters’ Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company (part of State Corporation Rostec) on April 28. The lift in a hover mode was part of the factory flight testing and was completed successfully.

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May
02
2016

HAL to manufacture Russian military helicopters - Hindu Business Line

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HAL to manufacture Russian military helicoptersHindu Business LineHindustan Aeronautics Ltd is set to include the participation of its 4,000-plus vendors across the country, to help execute the

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May
02
2016

First Bell 505 Jet Ranger X in Sri Lanka signed for by Fairway Holdings

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Fort Worth, TX (May 2, 2016) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Fairway Holdings for a Bell 505 Jet Ranger X. This is the first Bell 505 signed for in Sri Lanka. The aircraft will be used for private travel and tourism across multiple destinations around the island.

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May
02
2016

Rescue at Ruck-a-Chucky rapids in Placer County ends with helicopter lift - Sacramento Bee

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Sacramento BeeRescue at Ruck-a-Chucky rapids in Placer County ends with helicopter liftSacramento BeeA CHP helicopter swooped in to lift up a hiker who fell along the Middle Fork of the American River

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