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Jun
30
2020

Horizon International Flight Academy Logs More Than 1,000 Flight Hours in its Bell 505 Fleet

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Fort Worth, TX Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that Horizon International Flight Academy has logged more than 1,000 flight hours in its Bell 505 fleet, mainly utilized to train military pilots. Horizon’s training academy is in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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Jun
29
2020

Helicopter training, wherever you are

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In response to rising customer demand, Airbus Helicopters is expanding its distance learning offers by making a greater number of training courses available remotely, such as type ratings, recurrent trainings and familiarization courses.

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Jun
26
2020

NTSB Preliminary Report: El Campo, TX

Posted by jhadmin

According to the pilot, he was flying low-level about 20 mph, pollinating a rice field. He reported that he misjudged his operating altitude, and a part of the helicopter caught the rice vegetation. The helicopter entered an uncontrollable spin and impacted the rice field. The pilot reported that he was unharmed, but the helicopter was "totally destroyed". He added that the helicopter was operating normally, and the accident was due to "pilot error" in misjudging his altitude.

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Jun
26
2020

NTSB Preliminary Report: Sheffield, TX

Posted by jhadmin

The pilot reported that he was hovering near a fence line inspecting water and grass on his property. The helicopter drifted during the hover and hit the fence with the right skid. The helicopter impacted the terrain, resulting in substantial damage to main rotor blades, windshield, and door post.

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Jun
26
2020

Boeing Boosts Israeli Aerospace Industry by $1B in Three Years

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TEL AVIV, Israel, – Boeing strengthened the Israeli aerospace industry by nearly $1 billion (3.5 billion Israeli shekels) in the last three years, according to the latest data from the Industrial Cooperation Authority (ICA) within Israel’s Ministry of Economy and Industry.

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Jun
26
2020

Morocco Orders 24 Boeing AH-64E Apache Helicopters

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ARLINGTON, Va., – Morocco is the 17th country to acquire the Boeing AH-64 Apache through a contract for 24 of the helicopters that was recently signed.

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Jun
25
2020

MECAER AMERICA TEAMS WITH BELL FOR U.S. ARMY FUTURE ATTACK RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT PROGRAM

Posted by jhadmin

Montreal – Mecaer America, Inc. (MAI) located in Montreal, Canada is pleased to announce its selection by Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, as the Team Invictus partner responsible for the Landing Gear System.

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Jun
25
2020

Safran to support German and Norwegian NH90 engines

Posted by jhadmin

25 June 2020, Bordes - Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a support contract with the NATO Helicopter Management Agency (NAHEMA), to support 276 NH90 engines owned by BAAINBw (Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support) in Germany and the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (NDMA). The RTM322 engines will be covered by Safran’s Global Support Package (GSP) under NAHEMA management.

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Tags: NAHEMA NATO Helicopter Management Agency NH90 Safran Safran Helicopter Engines
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Jun
25
2020

Enhanced Training and Course Program for Helicopter Pilots

Posted by jhadmin

Leocopter - Air Services, in cooperation with the Vuichard Recovery Aviation Safety Foundation (VRASF), has further enhanced its global flight training and seminar offering. A new addition to the program is the Advanced Autorotation Program, which is primarily targeted for advanced pilots. The enhanced Training Program also includes Webinars which allow pilots to participate independently of their location.

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Tags: Leocopter VRASF Vuichard Recovery Aviation Safety Foundation
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Jun
25
2020

Bell Boeing Delivers First Fleet CMV-22B to United States Navy

Posted by jhadmin

NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, California, – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and Boeing [NYSE: BA] delivered the first CMV-22B for fleet operations to the U.S. Navy on June 22. The V-22 is based at Fleet Logistics Multi-Mission Squadron (VRM) 30 at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego.

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Jun
25
2020

Bell 429 Used to Transport Pregnant Patient in Yucatán, Mexico

Posted by jhadmin

In early June, Mexico’s Secretary of Public Security, Commander Luis Felipe Saiden Ojeda, ordered the medical transportation of a pregnant woman, nine-months along, to the Tekax General Hospital, due to her need for urgent care. Departing from the Enrique Ceron sports complex, the State Secretariat of Public Security’s Bell 429 quickly delivered the patient to the hospital to receive the critical aid.

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Jun
24
2020

Pratt & Whitney Adds GTF MRO Capabilities to North Berwick

Posted by jhadmin

NORTH BERWICK, Maine, – Pratt & Whitney, a division of Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE: RTX) announced it will invest $12.5 million into its North Berwick, Maine facility, expanding its Pratt & Whitney GTFTM maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) network. North Berwick will perform maintenance on high pressure turbine and high pressure compressor modules for the PW1100G-JM engine.

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Jun
24
2020

Japan’s National Police Agency orders five new helicopters

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Tokyo, 24 June 2020 – Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) has ordered one new H225 and four H135 helicopters as part of its fleet modernisation programme.

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Jun
24
2020

UNITED STATES NAVY RECEIVES FIRST FLEET CMV-22B

Posted by jhadmin

NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (June 24, 2020) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and Boeing [NYSE: BA] have delivered the first CMV-22B for fleet operations to the U.S. Navy on June 22. The V-22 is based at Fleet Logistics Multi-Mission Squadron (VRM) 30 at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego.

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Jun
23
2020

Austin Peay’s new aviation science program sees first students take flight in helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

“I remember what bit me,” he recalled. “I was on a ValuJet flight out of Florida. It was stormy, and I was scared, but when we got to the top of the clouds, it looked like snow.

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Jun
23
2020

Gardner Standard Announces the Acquisition of Shadin Avionics

Posted by jhadmin

Based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Shadin Avionics maintains a rich history of designing, manufacturing, and providing support services for fuel flow systems, engine trend monitoring, altitude management systems, air data computers and other instrumentation for turbine, piston and rotor aircraft for the military, general and corporate aviation markets. More recently, Shadin has redefined itself as a global leader in aviation electronics (avionics) integration and data management solutions with its Avionics Interface Systems ("AIS") and new Volta product lines. These products simplify aircraft modernization and will support future generations of conventional and electric aircraft.

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Jun
23
2020

NTSB Final Report: Mokelumne Hills, CA

Posted by jhadmin

The pilot reported that, after about 20 minutes of flight in the helicopter, he returned to a private runway. The pilot descended the helicopter and began a hover-taxi from one end of the runway to the other. During the hover, the right skid contacted grass adjacent to the runway. The helicopter rolled over on its right ride, which resulted in substantial damage to the main rotor blades. The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the helicopter that would have precluded normal operation.

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Jun
23
2020

NTSB Preliminary Report: Ozark, AL

Posted by jhadmin

On May 30, 2020, about 1132 central daylight time, a Schweizer 269C-1 helicopter, N9421P was destroyed when it was involved in an accident near Ozark, Alabama. The student pilot was fatally injured. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 instructional flight.

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Jun
23
2020

Kopter SH09 helicopter test flights go ahead in Sicily

Posted by jhadmin

Leonardo, through Kopter Group AG (Kopter), has announced that the flight test activities of the third prototype of the SH09 single-engine helicopter (designated P3) have restarted in Pozzallo, Sicily, in Italy last week. The Kopter flight test & prototype maintenance teams arrived in Pozzallo earlier this month to prepare P3 and perform all necessary technical checks to resume the flight tests that had been halted since the 10th of March due to the Covid-19 situation.

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Jun
23
2020

What You Can Carry with Bell APT 70

Posted by jhadmin

Early in March, Bell APT 70 successfully participated in the March Army Expeditionary Warfighter Experiment, flying more than 17 flights, covering 42 miles, conducting eight autonomous resupply missions. For this unmanned vehicle, the opportunities to make itself a key part of business supply chains, provide remote citizens or warfighters in the battlefield with necessary resources or drop packages to consumers are vast. And for a platform that can carry 70 lbs of goods, there’s a lot it can move.

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Jun
23
2020

Honeywell Paves the Way to Bring Autonomous Landing Capabilities to Urban Air Mobility

Posted by jhadmin

PHOENIX, June 23, 2020 -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has begun in-flight testing of sensors that will guide urban air mobility (UAM) vehicles to land without pilot intervention. Aircraft involved in the testing are outfitted with Honeywell sensors and include cameras that analyze visual markings resembling QR codes, which help guide the vehicle to a designated landing spot. This is a key first step for the future of flight as Honeywell adds sensors that support safer, autonomous urban air mobility operations.

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Jun
22
2020

Honeywell Launches World's Smallest Satellite Communications Technology for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

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ATLANTA, – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has launched its smallest, lightest satellite communications system yet, specifically designed for unmanned aerial vehicles. Weighing in at only one kilogram (2.2 pounds), the new system is 90% lighter than Honeywell’s smallest connectivity system and will bring some of the same connectivity capabilities enjoyed by larger aircraft to smaller unmanned vehicles in the air or on land.

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Jun
22
2020

HONEYWELL UNVEILS LIGHTER, MORE EFFICIENT COOLING SYSTEM FOR URBAN AIR MOBILITY AND ELECTRIC AIRCRAFT

Posted by jhadmin

PHOENIX - As interest in urban air mobility grows, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) is helping passengers, vehicles and cargo keep cool with its new Micro Vapor Cycle System (MicroVCS). The MicroVCS is a lightweight, low-maintenance and energy-efficient thermal management system that uses advanced technology to generate cold air or liquid to cool cabins, electronic components and batteries. The new system is specifically designed for emerging air taxi, vertical takeoff and electric aircraft.

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Jun
22
2020

Bell Training Academy Launches Virtual Course Platform

Posted by jhadmin

The Bell Training Academy will offer virtual pilot and maintenance training for global customers who may be unable to travel to Bell’s global training facilities. “This is one of many virtual support offerings in the initial phase of Bell’s customer support and services modernization effort,” said Sam Nelson, general manager, Bell Global Training Academy. “In today’s environment, Bell recognizes the need for the availability of virtual training courses and has developed a virtual experience that offers a comprehensive training curriculum to meet the required training needs of its customers.”

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Jun
22
2020

Sonoma County Sheriff's Office Uses Bell 407 for Cliff and Ocean Rescue Operations

Posted by jhadmin

With the mountainous terrain and West Coast waves, there is always a need for an eye in the sky. The Sonoma County Sherriff’s Office flies their Bell 407- known as “Henry One” - for parapublic and rescue missions. Take a look…

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Jun
22
2020

A new digital frontier: Collins Aerospace helps U.S. Navy and Marine Corps pilots fly more safely in low-light conditions with new Enhanced Visual Acuity system

Posted by jhadmin

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 22, 2020) – Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE: RTX), is helping the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps transition from analog to digital night vision systems with their new Enhanced Visual Acuity (EVA) system. The system, recently selected for use by rotary-wing and tiltrotor aircrews, is the first to provide advanced digital night vision and display technology that increases flight safety and mission effectiveness for the warfighter.

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Jun
22
2020

Erickson Wins IDIQ, Subcontractor to Metson Marine Services on Navy Contract

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Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide leading operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, just won an indefinite delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award contract as subcontractor to Metson Marine Services,Inc.

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Jun
22
2020

Wysong Enterprises Completes HeliNY H155

Posted by jhadmin

(BLOUNTVILLE, TENNESSEE June 22, 2020) Wysong Enterprises, (Wysong) announced today that the company had finished the completion of Helicopter Flight Services’ (HeliNY) H155 aircraft. The H155 is the fourth aircraft Wysong has completed for the New York City-based company in the last 12 months.

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Jun
22
2020

Bring StandardAero’s engine experts to you!

Posted by jhadmin

To assist our customers in their troubleshooting needs, we have created a FREE Webinar Series of maintenance tips to help you and your crew with common issues related to Rolls-Royce. Best of all, these technical online events are offered free of charge and are accessible to your maintenance staff, wherever they may be. This webinar series includes three sessions: Power Assurance Checks & Trend Monitoring, Fuel System, Maintenance & Adjustment, and Engine Oils, Lubrication, Monitoring, & Trending.

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Tags: M250 Rolls-Royce RR330 StandardAero
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Jun
19
2020

Five-bladed H145 receives type certification by EASA

Posted by jhadmin

Donauwörth, 19 June 2020 – Airbus Helicopters’ five-bladed H145 has been certified by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), clearing the way for customer deliveries towards the end of summer 2020. The certification covers the full range of capabilities, including single-pilot and instrument flight rules (IFR) and single engine operations (Cat.A/VTOL), along with night vision goggles capability.

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