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Helicopter Museum Co-hosts Main Line Airport Dedication

Helicopter Museum Co-hosts Main Line Airport Dedication

The Main Line Airport (MLA), also known as the Paoli Airport, stood for more than a half-century at the current site of Malvern’s Great Valley Corporate Center. As one of Pennsylvania’s earliest country airfields, it served aviation from the 1920s into the 1970s, and was home to major research breakthroughs that would later be incorporated… Read more »

Source: The American Helicopter Museum, 20-Oct-17

Adopt-A-Copter launched by American Helicopter Museum

Adopt-A-Copter launched by American Helicopter Museum

The museum has an exciting new way to involve visitors, members, classrooms and more with our diverse helicopter collection. The program is entitled Adopt-A-Copter. The fun and informative Adopt-A-Copter, slated to launch in mid-September, aims to educate about helicopters and their contributions while offering people a chance to learn more about certain ships. Six of… Read more »

Source: American Helicopter Museum, 13-Sep-17

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The American Helicopter Museum will celebrate World Helicopter Day

The American Helicopter Museum will celebrate World Helicopter Day

The public is invited to join the American Helicopter Museum and Education Center (AHMEC) to celebrate World Helicopter Day on August 20, 2017, from noon until 4 p.m. World Helicopter Day aims to raise awareness of helicopters’ contributions to society and celebrate the diversity of people who design, fly and support them. Every day, thousands… Read more »

Source: The American Helicopter Museum, 18-Aug-17

American Helicopter Museum marks 20th Anniversary

American Helicopter Museum marks 20th Anniversary

AHMEC’s history dates to 1993 when “spurred by the Philadelphia chapter of the American Helicopter Society, a number of rotary wing aviation pioneers and industry leaders discussed how to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the American Helicopter Society and recognize the Delaware Valley as the cradle of rotary wing aviation in the United States,” explained… Read more »

Source: AHMEC, 26-Sep-16

Airbus offers to shift Panther production line to India

Airbus offers to shift Panther production line to India

On Monday, Airbus Group offered to shift an assembly plant for its Panther helicopters to India from France.  See full story

Source: Marketwatch, 15-Mar-16

American Helicopter Museum celebrating World Helicopter Day

American Helicopter Museum celebrating World Helicopter Day

HAI is proud to bring its second HAI HELI-DAYS event to West Chester, Pa., on Aug. 15, to join the American Helicopter Museum in celebrating World Helicopter Day. Come along for a day full of food, games, and helicopter rides for the whole family! HAI officers also will present three safety events, all of which qualify… Read more »

Source: HAI, 09-Aug-15

American Helicopter Museum and Education Center to recognise Jeff Bezos from Amazon

American Helicopter Museum and Education Center to recognise Jeff Bezos from Amazon

A local museum will honor the founder and CEO of Amazon.com this week for innovative sky technology. See Full Story

Source: Philly, 04-Jun-15

AgustaWestland Project Zero wins 2014 Achievement Award

AgustaWestland Project Zero wins 2014 Achievement Award

AgustaWestland was honored this week with the 2014 American Helicopter Museum and Education Center Achievement Award for advancements in rotary wing technologies based on the success of the Project Zero tiltrotor demonstrator. Accepting the award on behalf of AgustaWestland at the American Helicopter Museum’s annual gala was Dr. James Wang, Vice President of Research and… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 27-Jun-14

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American Helicopter Museum Announces New Chairman and Board

American Helicopter Museum Announces New Chairman and Board

In harmony with the start of spring, the American Helicopter Museum and Education Center announces the election of a new Chairman, Marc Sheffler, along with nine new Board of Trustees members. Marc succeeds Bob Beggs, who held the role of Chairman for eight years. Marc is a charter member of the museum and has served… Read more »

Source: American Helicopter Museum, 06-Apr-14

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75th Anniversary of the First Rotating Wing Aircraft Meeting

75th Anniversary of the First Rotating Wing Aircraft Meeting

The AHS Philadelphia Chapter, in partnership with the Franklin Institute, the American Helicopter Museum and Education Center (AHM&EC), and the Philadelphia chapters of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and the Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA), presents: The 75th Anniversary of the  First Rotating Wing Aircraft Meeting The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania… Read more »

Source: AHS, 01-Oct-13

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Election rally boosts American Helicopter Museum

Election rally boosts American Helicopter Museum

“A lot of people didn’t know we were here,” Museum Director Tim Conaway said. “Since the Paul Ryan rally last week we’ve received a lot of calls. A lot of people are saying ‘what an amazing thing to have in their own backyard.’” (see full story)

Source: West Chester Patch, 31-Aug-12

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PPG Aerospace donates coatings to restore V-22 for museum

PPG Aerospace donates coatings to restore V-22 for museum

One of six Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotor combat aircraft used for full-scale development has been restored with coatings donated by PPG Industries’ PPG -0.62%  aerospace business for display at the American Helicopter Museum and Education Center in West Chester. PPG Aerospace donated Eco-Prime military primers and DESOTHANE(R) HS military and defense topcoats to create… Read more »

Source: PPG Aerospace, 24-Jan-12

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American Helicopter Museum hosts HAI Technical Committee fall meeting

American Helicopter Museum hosts HAI Technical Committee fall meeting

The American Helicopter Museum in West Chester, PA hosted the HAI Technical Committee’s Fall Meeting on October 26, 2010. Technical Committee members gathered to discuss various projects including the development of the new Human Factors DVD, the Aviation Maintenance Scholarship, and courses for HELI-EXPO 2011 in Orlando, Florida. The next Technical Committee meeting will be… Read more »

Source: HAI, 30-Oct-10

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