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Sep
14
2020

Bell Adds Its First European Authorized Maintenance Center to its Support Network

Posted by jhadmin

Fort Worth, TX (Sept. 14, 2020) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today its first ever Authorized Maintenance Center (AMC) in Europe. The new AMC will provide maintenance for the Bell 505 and Bell 407 and is located near downtown Warsaw in Konstancin-Jeziorna, Poland.

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Tags: AMC Authorized Maintenance Center Bell Bell 407 Bell 505 Poland textron
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Sep
14
2020

Honeywell Unveils Next-Generation Avionics Lab for Unmanned Aerial Systems and Urban Air Mobility

Posted by jhadmin

A new research and development lab built by Honeywell (NYSE: HON) is demonstrating the company’s technological capabilities in both hardware and software for the unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and urban air mobility (UAM) markets. The lab, which resembles a conceptual UAM vehicle flight deck with real hardware, is the first of its kind to demonstrate actual fly-by-wire controls and vehicle avionics integrated in a lab setting. It will be used to develop, test and demonstrate Honeywell’s industry-leading technology aimed at simplifying the operations of future vehicles.

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Tags: HON Honeywell UAM
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Sep
15
2020

Boeing Australia ‘Fires Up’ Engine on First Loyal Wingman Aircraft

Posted by jhadmin

Australia, September 15, 2020 — Boeing Australia powered up the commercial turbofan engine on the first Loyal Wingman aircraft in September, as part of ground testing and preparations for first flight.

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Tags: Boeing Boeing Australia Loyal Wingman
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Sep
15
2020

Sébastien Jaulerry appointed Executive Vice-President, Support and Services

Posted by jhadmin

15 September 2020, Bordes - Safran Helicopter Engines has appointed Sébastien Jaulerry as Executive Vice-President, Support and Services, succeeding Olivier Le Merrer who is retiring.

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Tags: Safran Sébastien Jaulerry
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Sep
15
2020

Entrol Announces US Office Opening

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Entrol, a manufacturer of FTD and AATD flight simulators, has announced the launch of their first US office in Miami, Florida, to support their growth in the American market.

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Tags: entrol
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Sep
15
2020

First Bell Authorized Maintenance Center Added in Denmark

Posted by jhadmin

Fort Worth, TX (Sept. 15, 2020) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today it will be adding its first Authorized Maintenance Center (AMC) in Denmark and the second AMC in Europe. Air Service International A/S is located in Billund, Denmark and the new facility will provide maintenance for the Bell 206A/B, 206L and 505.

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Tags: Bell Denmark textron
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Sep
16
2020

SH09 back “home” after successfully completing flight testing in Pozzallo

Posted by jhadmin

Since the resumption of the test flight activities in June in Pozzallo, Sicily, our third prototype (P3) has completed 40 flights, allowing testing of multiple aerodynamic modifications and configurations. The current configuration fitted on P3 has seen a significant improvement in smoothness and stability.

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Tags: Kopter
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Sep
16
2020

Bell Delivers Montenegro Air Force’s First Bell 505

Posted by jhadmin

Fort Worth, TX - Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that the Montenegro Air Force accepted its first Bell 505. The technical acceptance occurred in July at Bell Prague. The delivery happened today in Montenegro and was accepted by Montenegro Air Force’s Minister of Defence, Predrag Bošković. The second aircraft is expected to be delivered January 2021.

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Tags: Bell Bell 505 Bell Prague textron
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Sep
16
2020

Universal Avionics Launches UA Academy

Posted by jhadmin

Tucson, Arizona - September 16, 2020 – Universal Avionics (UA) announces the expansion of its Training offerings with the launch of UA Academy, an online learning center designed to deliver on-demand course access to UA customers and Authorized Dealers / Integrators.

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Tags: UA UA Academy Universal Avionics
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Sep
18
2020

Airbus to keep NASA’s helicopters flying for up to 10 years

Posted by jhadmin

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, – The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has signed a $15million HCare Infinite full-availability support solution with Airbus Helicopters, Inc. The comprehensive contract, initially covering two years with the option to extend up to 10, provides the entire spectrum of support needs for NASA’s fleet of three H135 helicopters, which will begin deliveries later this month.

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Tags: Airbus H135
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Sep
18
2020

HTM-Helicopters to become the first operator to use the new H145 for Offshore Wind operations

Posted by jhadmin

Donauwörth, 18 September - Airbus Helicopters and HTM-Helicopters have signed a contract for the purchase of two additional H145 helicopters. HTM will be the first operator to use the new five-bladed H145 in the Offshore Wind segment.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters H145 HTM Helicopters
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Sep
18
2020

Boeing, Honeywell and Rolls-Royce Deutschland Partner to Service H-47 Chinook Engines

Posted by jhadmin

BERLIN, Sept. 18, 2020 — Boeing [NYSE: BA], Honeywell Aerospace and Rolls-Royce Deutschland Ltd. have reached an agreement to provide in-service support of the T-55 engine should the government of Germany select the H-47 Chinook for its Schwerer Transporthubschrauber (STH) heavy-lift helicopter requirement.

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Tags: Boeing Chinook H-47 Rolls-Royce T-55 engine
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Sep
18
2020

More Schools Join the Collegiate Training Initiative

Posted by jhadmin

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that 15 more schools have been selected to participate in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Collegiate Training Initiative (UAS-CTI).

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Tags: FAA
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Sep
18
2020

Bell Presents the Turkish National Police with the Outstanding Operational Readiness Award

Posted by jhadmin

Fort Worth, TX (Sept. 18, 2020) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced the Turkish National Police were presented an award for “Outstanding Operational Readiness.” The force operates 14 Bell 429s for its safety and security missions. The fleet’s operational readiness is above 95 percent.

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Tags: Bell Bell 429 textron
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Sep
18
2020

Helibasket Remote Cargo Hook System chosen by ARNG

Posted by jhadmin

West Union, South Carolina (September 15, 2020) – Helibasket LLC, based in West Union, South Carolina, announced that their Remote Cargo Hook Systems have been chosen by the Army National Guard (ARNG) for a modernization effort of the helicopter fleet’s external load capabilities. Each system is comprised of a remote hook assembly, electric long line, a crew member hand control and storage-transport support equipment.

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Tags: Army National Guard Helibasket Remote Cargo Hook System
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