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Jan
28
2020

MAXCRAFT AVIONICS RECEIVES FIRST STC FOR GARMIN GTN750H NAVIGATOR IN AS-365() DAUPHIN HELICOPTERS

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(Vancouver, BC) January 28, 2020 - Maxcraft Avionics Ltd, one of the largest avionics shops in Canada, has achieved the first FAA STC authorizing the Garmin GTN725H or GTN750H Navigator to be installed in a series of Airbus Helicopter Dauphin models including SA-365N, SA-365N1, AS-365N2 and AS-365N3. The system is fully approved to conduct LPV and LNAV/VNAV coupled approaches. This new FAA STC # SR04413NY follows Maxcraft’s initial Canadian TCCA STC # SH19-9.

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Jan
28
2020

Aviation Specialties Unlimited Announces Agreement with SAF Celebrates 25 Years in Business

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(ANAHEIM, Calif.—January 28, 2020) Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) announced today from HELI EXPO as part of their year-long 25th Anniversary Celebration the signing of an official agreement with French-based Secours Aérien Français (SAF- French Air Rescue)

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Tags: ASU Aviation Specialties Unlimited SAF- French Air Rescue Secours Aérien Français


Jan
28
2020

Bell Announces Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Air Support Unit to Receive the First Bell Manufactured Public Safety Configured Bell 505

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Anaheim, Calif. (28 January 2020) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today a signed purchase agreement with Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Air Support Unit for a public safety configured Bell 505 Jet Ranger X.

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Jan
28
2020

Kobe Bryant helicopter crash: All 9 bodies recovered from wreckage, investigators say - Fox News

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Kobe Bryant helicopter crash: All 9 bodies recovered from wreckage, investigators say  Fox News

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Jan
28
2020

Sightseeing Helicopter Tours Need More Safety Regulations, Say Lawmakers - Condé Nast Traveler

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Sightseeing Helicopter Tours Need More Safety Regulations, Say Lawmakers  Condé Nast Traveler

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Jan
28
2020

Robinson Newscopters Deliver News in Washington D.C. and Tampa, Florida

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Torrance, CA — Robinson Newscopters continue to make inroads into major media markets in the U.S. with Washington D.C. and Tampa, Florida, becoming the latest to employ Robinson Electric News Gathering (ENG) helicopters.

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Jan
28
2020

NASA places order for three Airbus H135 helicopters

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Anaheim, 28 January 2020 – The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has placed an order for three H135 helicopters, marking the first-ever partnership between the U.S. space program and Airbus Helicopters. The order was announced today at the Airbus booth at the Heli Expo Trade show in Anaheim, California.

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Jan
28
2020

WATCH: Kobe Bryant's helicopter caught on camera moments before tragic crash - FOX10 News

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WATCH: Kobe Bryant's helicopter caught on camera moments before tragic crash  FOX10 News

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Jan
28
2020

MD HELICOPTERS CAPITALIZES ON JOINT OPERATIONAL CAPABILITY TO IMPROVE PRODUCTION PROCESSES FOR SINGLE AND TWIN ENGINE AIRCRAFT

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Mesa, Ariz., January 28, 2020 - MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) has expanded and enhanced helicopter production capabilities at its Mesa, Arizona, world headquarters. Certified as a joint military and commercial manufacturing and completion center, with both Government (“GFRC”) and FAA oversight, MDHI has improved the production processes for its full range of single-engine and light twin-engine aircraft.

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Jan
28
2020

UNIVERSAL AVIONICS INSIGHT™ DISPLAY SYSTEM SELECTED FOR MD HELICOPTERS’ MD 900/902 EXPLORER

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Mesa, Ariz., January 28, 2020 - Universal Avionics (UA) and MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announce a strategic partnership to integrate UA’s advanced InSight Display System as the full-digital flight deck solution for MD Helicopters’ MD 900/902 Explorer. MDHI will integrate the InSight Display System into the production and retrofit of the twin-engine helicopters.

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Jan
28
2020

Helicopter tracks suspect who tried to outrun East Bay deputies - The Mercury News

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Helicopter tracks suspect who tried to outrun East Bay deputies  The Mercury News

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Jan
28
2020

KAMAN K-MAX® ADVANCES CIVIL AND MILITARY AUTONOMOUS FLIGHT PROGRAMS

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LOOMFIELD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 28, 2020-- Kaman Air Vehicles, a division of Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN), today announced the advancement of its military and commercial K-MAX Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) programs. Kaman continues the development of the next generation of K-MAX UAS to support US Marine Corps future operating concepts. These logistics systems add flexibility and speed of distribution to all sizes of ground formations, while reducing the risk to our service men and women. “We have a combat proven system that sustained over 95% readiness while in the field. Looking ahead the next generation aircraft will leverage advancements in unmanned technologies and will add new autonomy capabilities,” said Romin Dasmalchi, Senior Director Business Development of the Kaman Air Vehicles division.

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Jan
28
2020

Maverick Helicopters announces CRFS retrofit for its entire EC130B4 fleet

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Anaheim, 28 January 2020 – Maverick Helicopters and Airbus Helicopters have announced they will partner to retrofit the tourism operator’s entire fleet of 34 EC130 B4 helicopters with the Airbus Helicopters Crash Resistant Fuel System (CRFS), which has just received EASA certification with FAA to follow shortly.

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Jan
28
2020

Kopter presents the SH09 final design features at Heli-Expo 2020

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Anaheim, USA, January 28, 2020 - Kopter presented the final design features of its next generation single engine helicopter at a press briefing held on the eve of Heli-Expo 2020.

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Jan
28
2020

WATCH: Kobe Bryant's helicopter caught on camera moments before tragic crash - FOX Carolina

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WATCH: Kobe Bryant's helicopter caught on camera moments before tragic crash  FOX Carolina

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Jan
28
2020

Kobe Bryant crash: All 9 bodies recovered from Calabasas helicopter crash site - WLS-TV

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Kobe Bryant crash: All 9 bodies recovered from Calabasas helicopter crash site  WLS-TV



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Jan
28
2020

Kobe Bryant crash: All 9 bodies recovered from Calabasas helicopter crash site - WTVD-TV

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Kobe Bryant crash: All 9 bodies recovered from Calabasas helicopter crash site  WTVD-TV



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Jan
28
2020

ERICKSON ANNOUNCES THE S-64F+ AIR CRANE® HELICOPTER

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PORTLAND, ORE. – Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide leading operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, has announced at Heli Expo, a new production line of the legacy Air Crane introducing the S-64F+ to the market.

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Jan
28
2020

German HEMS operator DRF Luftrettung expands its H145 and H135 fleet

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Anaheim, 28 January 2020 – Airbus Helicopters and DRF Luftrettung have signed a contract for the purchase of 15 new H145s, three H135s and the retrofit of their current 20 H145s to the five-bladed version. This will bring the H145 fleet of the German Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) to 35 helicopters, making them the biggest operator of the five-bladed H145 in the world. The contract, booked in 2019, also renews DRF’s HCare smart contract, a full support parts-by-the-hour contract for DRF’s entire fleet for the next eight years.

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Jan
28
2020

Kobe Bryant crash: All 9 bodies recovered from Calabasas helicopter crash site - KFSN-TV

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Kobe Bryant crash: All 9 bodies recovered from Calabasas helicopter crash site  KFSN-TV



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Jan
28
2020

Airbus Helicopters to deliver 16 new H125s to Customs and Border Protection

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Anaheim, January 28, 2020 – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO) will enhance its patrol and surveillance capabilities with the addition of 16 new Airbus H125 helicopters.

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Jan
28
2020

More power and enhanced aerial work capabilities for the H125

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Anaheim, 28 January 2020- Airbus Helicopters has announced a major performance increase on the H125 by making full use of the available power of Safran Helicopter Engines’ Arriel 2D.

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Jan
28
2020

WATCH: Kobe Bryant's helicopter caught on camera moments before tragic crash - WFSB

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Jan
28
2020

HAI HELI-EXPO 2020 Press Announcement

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Anaheim, California – Universal Avionics (UA) and MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announce a strategic partnership to integrate UA’s advanced InSight Display System as the full-digital flight deck solution for MD Helicopters’ MD 900/902 Explorer. MDHI will integrate the InSight Display System into the production and retrofit of the twin-engine helicopters.

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Jan
28
2020

Kobe Bryant crash: All 9 bodies, key evidence recovered from Calabasas helicopter crash site - KABC-TV

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Jan
28
2020

Kobe Bryant Death: Live Updates as All 9 Bodies Recovered From Helicopter Crash - The New York Times

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Kobe Bryant Death: Live Updates as All 9 Bodies Recovered From Helicopter Crash  The New York TimesPilot of Kobe Bryant helicopter tried to avoid heavy fog  WIS10The Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

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Jan
28
2020

Kobe Bryant Death: Live Updates as All 9 Bodies Recovered From Helicopter Crash - The New York Times

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Kobe Bryant Death: Live Updates as All 9 Bodies Recovered From Helicopter Crash  The New York Times

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Jan
28
2020

H.B.’s Ara Zobayan, who flew doomed Bryant helicopter, was an experienced pilot and instructor - Los Angeles Times

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H.B.’s Ara Zobayan, who flew doomed Bryant helicopter, was an experienced pilot and instructor  Los Angeles Times

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Jan
28
2020

ALERT: Austin Energy helicopter gets stuck in power line during electrical work - KXAN.com

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ALERT: Austin Energy helicopter gets stuck in power line during electrical work  KXAN.com

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Jan
28
2020

Kobe Bryant's pilot had special permission to fly Sunday morning. His final exchange with air traffic control could be a key clue to the crash - CNN

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Kobe Bryant's pilot had special permission to fly Sunday morning. His final exchange with air traffic control could be a key clue to the crash  CNN

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