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Spectrum Aeromed Equips Bell 407GXP

Spectrum Aeromed Equips Bell 407GXP

Spectrum Aeromed announced this week that the company’s equipment was installed on a new Bell 407GXP helicopter for Boise, Idaho based Idaho Helicopters. The new aircraft is equipped with a single patient pivot system and will fly Helicopter Air Ambulance for St. Luke’s Hospital. “We selected the Spectrum Aeromed system for a lot of reasons,”… Read more »

Source: Spectrum Aeromed, 16-Sep-16

Bell Expands Tennessee Customization centre

Bell Expands Tennessee Customization centre

Bell  announced the opening of a new customization building at its Piney Flats, Tenn. location – expanding its capabilities and increasing efficiencies to better service global customers. “Expanding our facilities allows us to implement new technologies and processes to ensure a high quality customization and delivery process for our customers,” said Glenn Isbell, executive vice… Read more »

Source: Bell, 22-Jul-16

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Metro Aviation completes first two H135s in USA

Metro Aviation completes first two H135s in USA

Metro Aviation has delivered two Airbus Helicopters H135 (P3) aircraft to California Shock Trauma Air Rescue (CALSTAR), the first of five H135 air medical transport helicopters the operator ordered last year. CALSTAR is the first U.S. customer for this significantly improved and updated variant of the most popular twin-engine helicopter chosen by air medical transport… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 11-Jul-16

Airbus contract United Rotorcraft for EC130T2 EMS completion

Airbus contract United Rotorcraft for EC130T2 EMS completion

United Rotorcraft has announced a new contract to complete an Airbus EC130 T2 emergency medical services (EMS) demonstrator for Airbus Helicopters, Inc. in Grand Prairie, Texas. The aircraft completion will take place at United Rotorcraft’s Decatur, Texas facility and will include medical interior, avionics, exterior lighting accessories, and full aircraft paint at United Rotorcraft’s newly… Read more »

Source: United Rotorcraft, 29-Mar-15

Metro Aviation and subsidiary Paradigm Aerospace to exhibit at Heli-Expo

Metro Aviation and subsidiary Paradigm Aerospace to exhibit at Heli-Expo

Metro Aviation, along with its subsidiary, Paradigm Aerospace Corporation, will once again exhibit at HELI-EXPO this year.  The worldwide completion leader is displaying three aircraft in Orlando, a first for the company, but a move that is sure to draw some buzz. Metro recently completed the first EC145e or “e-lite,” a utility version of the… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 01-Mar-15

Metro Aviation receives Brazilian Validation

Metro Aviation receives Brazilian Validation

As the Brazilian aircraft market grows, Metro Aviation is playing a larger role in helping South American companies get off the ground.  The worldwide completion leader recently received Brazilian validations for several installations already STC’d in the US for the Airbus EC145T1 aircraft. “Metro sees Brazil as an emerging market for US products and services. … Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 13-Nov-14

New President at Uniflight

New President at Uniflight

Hawke Aerospace Holdings, LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Terrance L. Reininger as President of Uniflight, LLC headquartered in Grand Prairie, Texas. Joe Hawke, Chairman & CEO, said: “We are pleased to have Terry join the management team. He brings a strong background in flight operations, engineering and maintenance, repair and overhaul.” Terry… Read more »

Source: Hawke Aerospace, 01-Jul-14

Metro Aviation looks forward to steady growth in 2014

Metro Aviation looks forward to steady growth in 2014

When Metro Aviation relocated to its current facility from several airport hangars five years ago, they never imagined they would fill all of the available space.  Upon the acquisition of a former Solo Cup manufacturing facility in 2007, Metro transformed the building into a comprehensive completions/operations facility with paint, avionics, machining, production and installation areas. The… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 05-Mar-14

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Air Methods Awarded Multiple International Completion Contracts

Air Methods Awarded Multiple International Completion Contracts

Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq:AIRM), the global leader in air medical transportation, announced today that its United Rotorcraft Division has been awarded contracts totaling up to $5.5 million with the Ecuadorian Navy, AgustaWestland, and an unnamed customer in the Middle East to design, manufacture, certify and complete several airframes for a variety of missions. “United Rotorcraft… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 20-Feb-14

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Metro Aviation Delivers Fifth EC135 to CALSTAR

Metro Aviation Delivers Fifth EC135 to CALSTAR

Metro Aviation recently delivered the fifth Eurocopter EC135 to California Shock Trauma Air Rescue (CALSTAR). Metro will provide eight EC135’s as part of a comprehensive fleet upgrade and standardization plan for the helicopter emergency medical service. The Metro Headquarters in Shreveport, Louisiana is becoming a second home for most of the CALSTAR family, but the… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 19-Sep-13

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RSG launches redesigned website

RSG launches redesigned website

Rotorcraft Services Group has recently launched a new website to better serve its customers. The website describes the services and products offered, as well as online warranty registration. PDF Installation Manuals are available for download. RSG has additional plans to expand the website with a parts search function and additional technical support features such as… Read more »

Source: RSG, 15-Aug-13

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Come see RSG at ALEA Orlando

Come see RSG at ALEA Orlando

Rotorcraft Services Group has been serving our Corporate, Emergency Medical, Law Enforcement, and Special Mission customers with exceptional customizing for over 37 years! To see how RSG can meet your Concept-to-Completion aviation needs, please come by our booth #526 at the ALEA 43rd Conference & Exposition, this week in Orlando, Florida. We would love to visit… Read more »

Source: RSG, 17-Jul-13

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Metro Aviation congratulates two dedicated employees

Metro Aviation congratulates two dedicated employees

Metro Aviation is honored to work with employees who show not only a commitment to the company, but also dedication to the advancement of the helicopter industry.  Recently several of Helicopter Association International’s (HAI) committees met in Alexandria, Virginia for working sessions.  During that time, two of Metro’s employees accepted seats at the table. Director… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 09-Jul-13

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Wysong completes Hospital Wing’s first Eurocopter EC130

Wysong completes Hospital Wing’s first Eurocopter EC130

Wysong Enterprises, Inc., (Wysong) announced today the completion of Hospital Wing’s first Eurocopter EC130 B4 helicopter. “We started our relationship with Hospital Wing two years ago,” said Vice President of Wysong Enterprises, Inc., Rodney Wysong.   “We take pride in our role in making sure they’re equipped with high quality products and were thrilled to be… Read more »

Source: Wysong Enterprises, 14-Jun-13

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RSG delivers newly completed AS350B3e to Guatemala

RSG delivers newly completed AS350B3e to Guatemala

RSG Aviation, Inc., an industry leader in helicopter and aircraft completions and MRO services recently finalized an extensive completion on a new Eurocopter AS350B3e helicopter. The project was completed for a loyal and long term customer, who for many generations operates the largest coffee plantation in Guatemala. The customer requested and received the following:  New state-of-the- art… Read more »

Source: RSG Aviation, 16-May-13

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Metro Aviation begins configuration of EC145 for Memorial MedFlight

Metro Aviation begins configuration of EC145 for Memorial MedFlight

Metro Aviation recently received a new Eurocopter EC145 for Memorial MedFlight, the air medical and critical care transport team for Beacon Health System’s Memorial Hospital of South Bend. Metro Aviation is performing the completion of the new aircraft at its main facility located in Shreveport, Louisiana. “While working with Metro Aviation, everyone has made me… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 18-Mar-13

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PAC International, Metro Aviation enters Brasilian completions market

PAC International, Metro Aviation enters Brasilian completions market

Metro Aviation, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, PAC International, a market leader in helicopter technical services, announces a marketing partnership with Sierra Aeronautica of Sao Paulo, Brasil.  Under the marketing agreement, Sierra Aeronautica, through its CEO, Marcos Braga, will provide marketing and sales leadership for customization of helicopters entering Brasil. Mike Stanberry, Metro’s CEO… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 05-Mar-13

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RSG completes advanced mission package for Fukui Police EC135

RSG completes advanced mission package for Fukui Police EC135

RSG has successfully completed the design, manufacture and integration of advanced mission equipment package for the Fukui prefecture Police Department’s newly acquired EC-135 helicopter. The modular mission equipment design included dual, multi-spectral, electro-optical systems, a microwave digital data link system, stabilized high intensity search light system, and high powered external PA equipment. The Fukui PD… Read more »

Source: RSG AeroDesign, 14-Feb-13

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Bell to expand facilities in Tennessee

Bell to expand facilities in Tennessee

See story from six weeks ago where HeliHub.com noted Bell’s consideration of this expansion program Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today it will expand its completion and customer delivery facilities located in Piney Flats, Tenn. This announcement represents a $10.1 million investment by Bell Helicopter and was achieved through collaboration with… Read more »

Source: Bell, 20-Dec-12

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Bell ready to expand again in Tennessee

Bell ready to expand again in Tennessee

After headcount reductions in 2009 and 2010, Bell now appears ready to expand its “Edwards & Associates” completion/resale facility in Tennessee and is looking to City and State help to do so (see full story)

Source: TriCities, 06-Nov-12

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United Rotorcraft awarded EC130T2 EMS completion

United Rotorcraft awarded EC130T2 EMS completion

United Rotorcraft announces it was awarded the contract by Enloe Medical Center of Chico, Calif., to complete the medical center’s new Eurocopter EC130 T2 aircraft. The contract includes the manufacture and integration of a new Federal Aviation Administration (STC’d) approved medical EMS interior and avionics suite. The aircraft is slated to be delivered during the… Read more »

Source: United Rotorcraft, 19-Oct-12

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Metro Aviation announces new Customer Configuration Coordinator

Metro Aviation announces new Customer Configuration Coordinator

Metro Aviation is pleased to announce that Amy McMullen has joined the company as its Customer Configuration Coordinator.  Ms. McMullen’s primary focus is to assist customers with aircraft configuration, equipment selection, and layout in addition to wide-ranging support during the entire completion process.  She has spent most of her career in the air medical industry… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 10-Oct-12

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Eurocopter establish framework for completion centre in China

Eurocopter establish framework for completion centre in China

In a signing ceremony today witnessed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao, Eurocopter and Tianjin Free Trade Zone inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore the creation of a completion and customization center for Eurocopter’s Ecureuil family of light helicopters in Tianjin through a joint venture. Eurocopter intends to… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 31-Aug-12

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Uniflight LLC selected for AS350B2 VIP completion

Uniflight LLC selected for AS350B2 VIP completion

Uniflight LLC of Grand Prairie Texas extremely pleased to announce that Mr. Saul Maia, Partner of Liam Kenneth of Miami Florida has selected them to perform a VIP completion on his new AS350B2. “Mr. Maia selecting us as his completion house for his VIP AS350 is very exciting” stated Uniflight President David Horton. “Mr. Maia’s… Read more »

Source: Uniflight, 01-Feb-12

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United Rotorcraft Solutions to complete Halo-Flight’s third 407

United Rotorcraft Solutions to complete Halo-Flight’s third 407

United Rotorcraft Solutions, located in Decatur, TX, recently secured the completion contract to outfit HALO-Flight, Inc’s third Bell 407 Helicopter. In late October, HALO-Flight purchased an additional aircraft to meet the needs of its 26-county service area. “We selected United Rotorcraft for the task because of our past experience with the company and their new… Read more »

Source: United Rotorcraft Solutions, 30-Nov-11

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United Rotorcraft to complete four EC145s for OSF HealthCare

United Rotorcraft to complete four EC145s for OSF HealthCare

Air Methods, the largest air medical transportation company in the world, announced today that United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods (formerly known as the Products Division of Air Methods) has been awarded a contract by OSF Aviation, LLC, Peoria, Ill., a part of OSF HealthCare, to complete OSF’s four new Eurocopter EC145 aircraft. The… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 24-Oct-11

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Air Methods Product Division and United Rotorcraft Solutions to combine

Air Methods Product Division and United Rotorcraft Solutions to combine

Air Methods is excited to announce we are combining the powerhouses of our Products Division with United Rotorcraft Solutions to form our new unified brand – United Rotorcraft. Our new brand is a united front of expertise, precision, and dedication to enhancing the completion and service support of aircraft completions, refurbishments, painting services and accessory… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 15-Oct-11

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Metro Aviation completes first two Korean EMS EC135s

Metro Aviation completes first two Korean EMS EC135s

HeliHub.com was the first aviation news website to identify the sale of these EC135s into Korea – see story here Metro Aviation, Inc. completed two EC135 aircraft for the Republic of Korea. These aircraft are not only the first Eurocopter EC135 aircraft in country, but will become the first civilian operated EMS aircraft to be… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 13-Sep-11

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Metro Aviation to complete three EC135s for Era

Metro Aviation to complete three EC135s for Era

Metro Aviation, Inc. has entered into a contract with ERA in Lake Charles, LA, to complete three Eurocopter EC135 aircraft. The completions will include installation of single pilot IFR kits, air conditioning, and DART emergency floatation systems. The helicopters will also include additional custom equipment installations specified by the end user. Metro Aviation, Inc. was… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 13-Sep-11

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Wysong delivers second of four EMS 407s to Med-Trans

Wysong delivers second of four EMS 407s to Med-Trans

Wysong Enterprises, Inc., (Wysong) announced today that they delivered the second of four Bell 407 EMS Helicopters to Med-Trans Corporation. The completion work included a custom paint scheme, complete avionics system, airframe kits, and numerous safety systems as well as a complete emergency medical interior. “We have completed numerous aircraft for Med-Trans Corporation and the… Read more »

Source: Wysong Enterprises, 21-Jul-11

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United Rotorcraft Solutions completes Bell 407 for Aero Tech

United Rotorcraft Solutions completes Bell 407 for Aero Tech

United Rotorcraft Solutions (URS) delivered a completed Bell 407 to Aero Tech recently. During a 56 day completion, URS customized Aero Tech’s 407 with avionics and communications equipment, specialized airframe options and exterior paint. The avionics and communications equipment installed consisted of the Garmin G500H cockpit display system, GNC-420W Comm, the GDL6A satellite weather and… Read more »

Source: United Rotorcraft Solutions, 22-Jun-11

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Air Methods buys United Rotorcraft Solutions

Air Methods buys United Rotorcraft Solutions

Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq:AIRM), the largest air medical transportation company in the world, announced today the acquisition of United Rotorcraft Solutions (URS) by its Products Division. URS is a full-service helicopter and fixed-wing completions center and Maintenance Repair Operation (MRO). Founded by Dave and Traci Brigham in 2005, URS initially served the very unique demands… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 07-Mar-11

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Banyan completes S76, A109 and AS350

Banyan completes S76, A109 and AS350

Banyan’s avionics team recently completed work on a Sikorsky S76, Agusta 109, and an American Eurocopter AS-350. Upgrades included Garmin GNS-430W, GMX-200, Avidyne EX600 and Honeywell MK-22 EGPWS Safety Package installations. “We’ve been providing rotorcraft services for several years and have decided to become more aggressive in marketing our capabilities in this market,” said Brian… Read more »

Source: Banyan Air Service, 01-Mar-11

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URS completes second AS350B2 to Veracity Aviation

URS completes second AS350B2 to Veracity Aviation

DECATUR, TX, FEBRUARY 15, 2011:  United Rotorcraft Solutions (URS) delivered a second customized Eurocopter AS350B2 to Veracity Aviation of New Braunfels, TX on February 11, 2011. URS completed the avionics and communications integration with the Honeywell KY196A Comm, the Garmin GNS430W Comm/NAV/GPS, GMX200 MFD, GTS800 TAS, GMA340 GTX327 Transponder and a GMA340 Audio control and… Read more »

Source: United Rotorcraft Solutions, 16-Feb-11

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Hangar One Avionics win completion contract for LA County Sheriff AS350B2 fleet

Hangar One Avionics win completion contract for LA County Sheriff AS350B2 fleet

Hangar One Avionics, a division of Schubach Aviation specializing in repairs and installation services for government and private aircraft, has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) to transform its new fleet of 14 Eurocopter AS 350 B2 helicopters into mission-ready aircraft. Per the contract, Hangar One will… Read more »

Source: Hangar One Avionics, 20-Jan-11

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UK’s Harrods Aviation to install S76 interiors in Europe for Sikorsky

UK’s Harrods Aviation to install S76 interiors in Europe for Sikorsky

NBAA Trade Show, Atlanta, Ga.,– Sikorsky Aerospace Services announced today the signing of an agreement authorizing Harrods Aviation to install modification kits on Sikorsky S-76® helicopters in Europe. Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) is the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). “Sikorsky continues to increase its global presence, and… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 19-Oct-10

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Metro Aviation to complete EC145 for Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance

Metro Aviation to complete EC145 for Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk, VA, home to Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance has chosen Metro Aviation, Inc. to perform the air medical completion for a recently purchased EC145 helicopter from American Eurocopter. Metro will finish the aircraft in an air medical configuration with a single pilot IFR and a night vision goggle compatible cockpit and… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 13-Oct-10

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Metro Aviation continues law enforcement completion market pursuit

Metro Aviation continues law enforcement completion market pursuit

In the wake of another recent contract award for law enforcement completions from The State of Texas Department of Public Safety, Metro Aviation continues to refine its expertise in the market segment with new and innovative equipment integration and installation techniques. The company was also recently received competitive bid awards for law enforcement helicopter completions… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 20-Jul-10

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Metro Aviation selected to complete new Texas DPS AStars

Metro Aviation selected to complete new Texas DPS AStars

Shreveport, LA based Metro Aviation, Inc. will again provide comprehensive new helicopter completion services for the state of Texas and the Department of Public Safety (DPS) Aviation Section as the result of a recent competitive bid award. The company will receive the two new AS350B3 “green” airframes from the manufacturer this month and will begin… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 27-Apr-10

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Metro Aviation completes and delivers third EC145 for Cleveland Metro Life Flight

Metro Aviation completes and delivers third EC145 for Cleveland Metro Life Flight

Nationwide air medical aviation services provider and helicopter completion specialists, Metro Aviation, Inc. has recently completed and delivered the third EC145 to Cleveland Metro Life Flight in Cleveland, Ohio. Metro Life Flight is part of the MetroHealth System and is a critical care air medical transport program serving northeast Ohio and the surrounding region since… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 27-Apr-10

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Texas Aviation Services Appoints Latin Representative

Texas Aviation Services Appoints Latin Representative

Texas Aviation Services (TAS), a leader for over 39 years in helicopter and aircraft services, along with its in-country partner Sierra Aeronautica, announced today the outlook for 2010 deliveries into Brazil. The year 2009 was yet another monumental year for Texas Aviation Services and Sierra Aeronautica. Together, exclusive teaming arrangements were reassigned, record deliveries were… Read more »

Source: Texas Aviation Services, 09-Apr-10

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United Rotorcraft Solutions Awarded Customizing Contract by Newtown Aviation on Bell 407

United Rotorcraft Solutions Awarded Customizing Contract by Newtown Aviation on Bell 407

United Rotorcraft Solutions (URS) has been awarded a completions contract by Newtown Aviation Ltd. of Ireland on a new Bell 407 with delivery expected by the end of February

Source: Vertical, 22-Dec-09

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United Rotorcraft Solutions Awarded Customizing Contract for Four Helicopters by Cannon Aviation Group

United Rotorcraft Solutions (URS) has been awarded a contract by Cannon Aviation Group to customize an Agusta A119, two Bell 407’s and a Eurocopter EC130.  Cannon has configured these helicopters to meet their customers’ requirements. The aircraft began arriving at the URS facility this week with delivery expected by mid-February.

Source: Vertical, 17-Nov-09

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Metro Aviation to complete air medical EC135 and EC145 for Healthnet

Metro Aviation, Inc. has been awarded a completion contract to finish two air medically configured helicopters for HealthNet Aeromedical Services based in Charleston, West Virginia. HealthNet, a longtime air medical provider, will receive the new EC135 and EC145 as additions to their current operating fleet.

Source: RotorNews, 14-Oct-09

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Uniflight Completes New AS350B2 for Unitrade

Uniflight, LLC recently completed and delivered a brand new Eurocopter AS350B2 for Unitrade. The AS350B2 underwent an Avionics Completion, Interior, Paint, and an Integrated Air Systems Air Conditioning System.

Source: Vertical, 02-Sep-09

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Uniflight Completes New AS350B2 for LW Engineering

he AS3350 underwent an Avionics Completion, Paint in addition to an Integrated Air Systems Air Conditioning System.

Source: Vertical, 28-Aug-09

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United Rotorcraft Solutions Awarded Completions Contract for VIP Bell 407

United Rotorcraft Solutions (URS) has been awarded the completions contract for a corporate Bell 407 from DS Aviation of Dallas, TX.

Source: Vertical, 20-Aug-09

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Heli-Lynx Signs Contract With LAG Aviation to Complete New AStar

Source: Rotorhub, 22-Feb-09

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