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Airborne Engines Improves Customer Support

Airborne Engines Improves Customer Support

M International, a leading provider of aftermarket technical, MRO, and supply chain management services for the aerospace and defense industry, is pleased to announce that Airborne Engines Ltd., specialists in Honeywell T53 and Rolls-Royce M250 Engine maintenance, has made significant changes to their Customer Support and Service team. “You gave us your feedback and our… Read more »

Source: Airborne Engines, 13-Mar-17

Honeywell STC for link between HUMS and satcom

Honeywell STC for link between HUMS and satcom

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has received Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) — issued by a governmental agency for approval to modify an aircraft from its original design — for its connectivity and condition-based maintenance products for a variety of helicopters. The new certification enables Honeywell’s Aspire 200 satellite communications system and Honeywell Health and Usage Monitoring Systems… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 07-Mar-17

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Honeywell Continues To Power Eagle 407HP Helicopters

Honeywell Continues To Power Eagle 407HP Helicopters

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) will deliver a total of 10 HTS900 helicopter engines to Eagle Copters Ltd. in 2017. Eagle Copters placed a new order for eight additional engines in January 2017, adding to the two engines from a previous order, which are scheduled for delivery in the second quarter. “This order is proof positive that… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 07-Mar-17

Helicopter Express updates Bell 407 to Eagle 407HP standard

Helicopter Express updates Bell 407 to Eagle 407HP standard

Helicopter Express is the latest operator to convert its Bell 407 helicopter to an Eagle 407HP by replacing the standard engine with Honeywell’s next-generation HTS900 propulsion engine. The company took delivery of its Eagle 407HP in early November and plans to use the helicopter for firefighting missions throughout the U.S. “Upgrading our Bell 407 to… Read more »

Source: Eagle Copters, 20-Feb-17

Honeywell and Truth Data Monitor Helicopter Health to Improve Safety

Honeywell and Truth Data Monitor Helicopter Health to Improve Safety

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Truth Data, a cloud-based flight data monitoring company, are helping helicopter operators improve the safety, performance and efficiency of their helicopters through the use of data. A recently signed memorandum of understanding allows Truth Data to sell Honeywell’s Sky Connect Tracker III system for improved helicopter communications and tracking, and for… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 20-Dec-16

Honeywell And Air Methods Sign Agreement For Sky Connect Tracker

Honeywell And Air Methods Sign Agreement For Sky Connect Tracker

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced it has entered into an agreement with Air Methods, America’s largest emergency air medical provider and helicopter operator, to provide its fleet with Honeywell’s Sky Connect Tracker III satellite communications and helicopter tracking system. This will give Air Methods helicopter operators and fleet managers a full suite of products in… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 19-Dec-16

Honeywell Implements Mandarin for EGPWS

Honeywell Implements Mandarin for EGPWS

Honeywell Aerospace has just received FAA approval for the implementation of Mandarin into their EGPWS (Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System). The system helps pilots know of potential collisions by being an independent monitor of the aircraft’s position in relation to the immediate environment. The approval means Honeywell will be the first company to use a… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 19-Dec-16

Honeywell Develops Next Generation Precision Navigation Technology

Honeywell Develops Next Generation Precision Navigation Technology

Honeywell has signed an agreement with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to further develop the next generation of precision inertial technology. As a legacy supplier of this navigation technology for commercial and military applications, Honeywell is working to improve the accuracy of inertial measurement unit (IMU) technology by three orders of magnitude compared… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 19-Oct-16

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Engine upgrades for US Army Chinooks under consideration

Engine upgrades for US Army Chinooks under consideration

Boeing is considering a Block 2 upgrade to the US Army’s CH-47 Chinook, while Honeywell tries to improve the power efficiency of the T55 turboshaft engine by 25% and reduce the fuel consumption by 8%. Honeywell aims to perform a rig test in November this year, reports Flight Global, giving them more information to design… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 14-Oct-16

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ATEC selected to demonstrate Innovative Capability

ATEC selected to demonstrate Innovative Capability

The U.S. Department of the Army has awarded a contract to the Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC) – a joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney – for the development and demonstration of advanced engine capabilities that could be applicable to a new fleet of future vertical lift combat helicopters. The contract, part of… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney, 05-Oct-16

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Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney win design review contract for Black Hawk and Apache engines

Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney win design review contract for Black Hawk and Apache engines

The U.S. Army has announced that the Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), a joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney, has been awarded a contract for preliminary design review of a new engine for the Army’s fleet of Black Hawk and Apache helicopters. The two-year contract, part of the Army’s Improved Turbine Engine (ITE)… Read more »

Source: ATEC, 24-Aug-16

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ADAC upgrades two BK117s to -850D2 standard

ADAC upgrades two BK117s to -850D2 standard

ADAC Luftrettung the largest emergency medical helicopter operator in Germany, has upgraded two of their BK117-B2 aircraft with the enhanced LTS101-850B-2 engines, making the aircraft Cat A / Class 1 compliant at Maximum All Up Weight (MAUW). After completion of the STC and installation of the -850 engines the model is marketed as the BK117-850D2…. Read more »

Source: Airwork NZ, 09-Aug-16

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XTI picks engine for first TriFan 600 Prototype

XTI picks engine for first TriFan 600 Prototype

XTI Aircraft Company (XTI) announced today that it has entered into a preliminary agreement with the Aerospace division of Honeywell International under which Honeywell will supply its HTS900 engine for use in XTI’s first prototype, a two-thirds piloted subscale of the TriFan 600 vertical takeoff airplane. Honeywell will also provide an additional engine for use in… Read more »

Source: XTI, 09-Aug-16

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Eagle Copters Maintenance completes first Honeywell HTS900 course in Australia

Eagle Copters Maintenance (ECM) in conjunction with Honeywell and Intermountain Turbine Services Inc have successfully completed a 5-day maintenance training course on the new Honeywell HTS900 engine. The course was conducted at ECM’s facility in Coffs Harbour and covered both theory and practical elements. Practical training was enhanced by the use of both an on-site… Read more »

Source: Eagle Copters Maintenance, 31-Jul-16

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FAA approves Sky Connect Tracker III on AW109 and AW119

FAA approves Sky Connect Tracker III on AW109 and AW119

The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded Honeywell Aerospace a supplemental type certificate (STC) for the Sky Connect Tracker III mission management system on the Leonardo Helicopter AW109 and AW119 models. These are the first of an expected 14 helicopter STCs for the Honeywell system that meets the 2018 air ambulance mandate and provides satellite tracking… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 29-Jun-16

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Honeywell signs up Australian Helicopters, Toll Group and SFS Aviation

Honeywell signs up Australian Helicopters, Toll Group and SFS Aviation

Honeywell has signed three new avionics protection plan agreements with Australian Helicopters, Toll Remote Logistics in Australia and SFS Aviation in Thailand. The three-year agreements cover a total of 17 helicopters under the Honeywell avionics protection plan, which include AgustaWestland AW139 and Sikorsky’s S-76 model. The Honeywell avionics protection plan offers commercial helicopters, business aviation… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 02-Jun-16

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McTurbine expands Honeywell T53 engine capabilities

McTurbine expands Honeywell T53 engine capabilities

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced its affiliate company, McTurbine, Inc. (McTurbine), has received certification from Honeywell International, Inc., for an approved correlated test cell for the Honeywell T53 series engine. “We continue to make enhancements to our business in order to meet customers’ growing needs,” said Chad Nimrick, general manager of… Read more »

Source: Bell, 30-Mar-16

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Airwork (NZ) orders 100th LTS101-850B-2 engine

Airwork (NZ) orders 100th LTS101-850B-2 engine

Airwork recently ordered its 100th LTS101-850B-2 engine from Honeywell which is a fantastic achievement for the joint venture project that started between Honeywell and Airwork in 2009. The 850B-2 engines are installed into the BK117-B2 providing an impressive upgrade to the aircraft performance and capability. Airwork brands the upgraded aircraft as the BK117-850D2. The Airwork… Read more »

Source: Airwork NZ, 14-Mar-16

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Honeywell awarded $9.5M for the repair of CH-47 T-55 engines

Honeywell awarded $9.5M for the repair of CH-47 T-55 engines

Honeywell International, Tempe, Arizona, was awarded a $9,585,183 modification (P00040) to contract W58RGZ-11-C-0039 for technical and logistics support for the repair of CH-47 T-55 engines.  Work will be performed in Corpus Christi, Texas, with an estimated completion date of Aug. 29, 2017.  Fiscal 2016 other procurement funds in the amount of $9,585,183 were obligated at… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 10-Mar-16

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Honeywell Forecasts 4,300 To 4,800 Global Helicopter Deliveries Over Next Five Years

Honeywell Forecasts 4,300 To 4,800 Global Helicopter Deliveries Over Next Five Years

In the face of a slower global economic growth environment and increased volatility in oil and gas-related markets, the helicopter industry is reacting with a cautious outlook for near-term new purchases. In its 18th annual Turbine-Powered Civil Helicopter Purchase Outlook, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) forecasts 4,300 to 4,800 civilian-use helicopters will be delivered from 2016 to 2020,… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 09-Mar-16

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Nevada Dept of Wildlife buys Eagle Copters Eagle 407HP

Nevada Dept of Wildlife buys Eagle Copters Eagle 407HP

Eagle Copters Ltd. has announced the Nevada Department of Wildlife as its next customer for the company’s Eagle 407HP helicopter, powered by Honeywell’s HTS900 turboshaft engine. The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) is a state agency largely responsible for the proper management of Nevada’s fish and wildlife resources and boating safety. As the replacement for… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 03-Mar-16

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Honeywell approves Precision Aviation Controls for PT6 MRO work

Honeywell approves Precision Aviation Controls for PT6 MRO work

Precision Aviation Group, Inc. (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the Worldwide Aerospace and Defense industry, is pleased to announce formal approval from Honeywell to provide Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services for various PT6A and PT6T Engine Accessories through its subsidiary Precision Aviation Controls (PAC). The capabilities have been added… Read more »

Source: Precision, 01-Mar-16

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Honeywell comments on United Technology discussions

Honeywell comments on United Technology discussions

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) confirms that over the past year it has engaged in discussions with United Technologies Corporation regarding a possible business combination. The value creation from a combination is significant, including the benefits of $3.5 billion in annualized cost synergies. We do not see the regulatory process as a material obstacle to a transaction. In fact,… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 25-Feb-16

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Honeywell to integrate synthetic vision system under DARPA contract

Honeywell to integrate synthetic vision system under DARPA contract

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has been awarded a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to continue improving three-dimensional visibility and safety for U.S. military helicopter pilots experiencing inclement weather and harsh environments. Among the visual challenges faced by pilots are issues with rain, snow, dust, fog and other elements that reduce the ability to… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 17-Feb-16

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Honeywell to present at Cowen Aerospace-Defence conference

Honeywell to present at Cowen Aerospace-Defence conference

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced that Roger Fradin, Vice Chairman of Honeywell, will be presenting at the Cowen and Company Aerospace/Defense Conference & Transport One-on-One Forum in New York City on Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. EST. A real-time audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed at http://www.honeywell.com/investor, where… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 18-Jan-16

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Turkish Aerospace signs CTS800 contract

Turkish Aerospace signs CTS800 contract

Turkish Aerospace Industries and the Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company, a 50-50 partnership between Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) and Rolls-Royce, have signed an agreement to supply CTS800 turboshaft engines for the Turkish Light Utility Helicopter, a program of the Undersecretary for Defense Industry since September 2013. The agreement, which confirms a memorandum of understanding… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 11-Dec-15

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AW139 operators help Honeywell launch high-speed broadband for helicopters

AW139 operators help Honeywell launch high-speed broadband for helicopters

Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) will now offer AgustaWestland AW139 helicopter owners its Aspire 200 satellite communications system, marking the first high-speed wireless broadband solution enabling reliable and fast data services aboard helicopters. Awarded a supplemental type certificate (STC) by the Federal Aviation Administration, the Aspire 200 system enables helicopters to utilize SwiftBroadband, an aircraft connectivity… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 16-Nov-15

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Marenco signs contract for Honeywell HTS900 engines

Marenco signs contract for Honeywell HTS900 engines

Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) has signed a contract to supply its next-generation HTS900 engine to Marenco Swisshelicopter. The HTS900, which generates strong performance at high altitudes and in hot temperatures while reducing emissions and pilot workload, is to be installed in the new Marenco SKYe SH09 helicopter in the first production aircraft agreement for the new Honeywell engine…. Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 15-Nov-15

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Honeywell wins avionics support deal for Weststar AW139 fleet

Honeywell wins avionics support deal for Weststar AW139 fleet

Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) has signed a three-year agreement with Weststar Aviation Services Sdn Bhd, a global offshore helicopter transportation services provider based in Malaysia, to enroll 23 of its AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters in the Honeywell Avionics Protection Plan. The Honeywell Avionics Protection Plan, known as HAPP, is designed to shore up support for operator… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 22-Oct-15

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US Army signs five year Apache HUMS contract with Honeywell

US Army signs five year Apache HUMS contract with Honeywell

Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) has signed a five-year contract with the U.S. Army to provide modernized signal processing units to support Honeywell’s innovative Health and Usage Monitoring System, which can detect and predict potential problems before they occur for the Apache attack helicopter. The processing unit is a combat-proven solution that provides onboard sensing and… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 22-Oct-15

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UH1Ops.com launches new T53 Maintenance page

UH1Ops.com launches new T53 Maintenance page

The UH1 Operators website at www.uh1ops.com is pleased to announce the launching of a new T53 Maintenance page sponsored by Airborne Engines Ltd (AEL).   The new page will cover articles, tips, and information regarding the T53 engine which is operated by a majority of UH-1 operations.  This page, like the existing UH-1 Maintenance page is… Read more »

Source: Altitude Aviation, 01-Sep-15

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LHTEC CTS800 to power Turkish Light Utility Helicopter

LHTEC CTS800 to power Turkish Light Utility Helicopter

The Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company (LHTEC), a 50-50 partnership between Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) and Rolls-Royce, has been selected by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) to provide propulsion engines for the Turkish Light Utility Helicopter (TLUH) programme. TAI and LHTEC officials today signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Paris Air Show and will… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 18-Jun-15

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Honeywell Improves Navigation Accuracy of AW101

Honeywell Improves Navigation Accuracy of AW101

Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) will supply the Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland AW101 helicopter with its LASEREF VI Inertial Navigation System. The advanced inertial navigation technology makes it easier for helicopter pilots to navigate with extreme accuracy, even with the loss of GPS satellite guidance, and brings unprecedented new capabilities to the platform including greater precision and efficiency. The… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 12-Jun-15

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SECA changes its name to Vector Aerospace France

SECA changes its name to Vector Aerospace France

Vector Aerospace Corporation, a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (“MRO”) services, is pleased to announce that SECA, a Vector Aerospace company, has changed its name to Vector Aerospace – France. SECA, located in Gonesse close to Le Bourget Airport on the outskirts of Paris, was founded in 1946, and the company… Read more »

Source: Vector, 26-May-15

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JSSI Expands Helicopter Coverage with LTS-101 Engine Program

JSSI Expands Helicopter Coverage with LTS-101 Engine Program

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading provider of hourly cost maintenance programs for the business aviation industry, has launched its new Honeywell LTS-101 Helicopter Engine Program as the sole provider of such coverage to this market. “As the LTS-101 engine continues its resurgence in the helicopter industry, we are proud to be the first… Read more »

Source: JSSI, 21-May-15

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Honeywell and Transworld Aviation Expand Aftermarket Agreement in the Middle East

Honeywell and Transworld Aviation Expand Aftermarket Agreement in the Middle East

Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) has extended its agreement with Transworld Aviation in the Middle East to include component supplies for two of its most widely used turboshaft engines in the region — the T53 and T55. Transworld Aviation is already a regional distributor of Honeywell’s health and usage monitoring systems (HUMS), a technology that improves… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 30-Mar-15

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Heli-Expo 2015: a strategic summary

Heli-Expo 2015: a strategic summary

With time to reflect following the end of Heli Expo, Andrew Drwiega gives a quick summary of some of the key points that were made by OEMs during the show. Now that the dust has settled from Heli Expo, Florida, for another year what, if anything, did we learn from the world’s biggest helicopter exposition?… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 12-Mar-15

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Honeywell Forecasts Steady Global Helicopter Demand For Next Five Years

Honeywell Forecasts Steady Global Helicopter Demand For Next Five Years

In its 17th annual Turbine-Powered Civil Helicopter Purchasing Outlook, Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) expects that 4,750-5,250 civilian-use helicopters will be delivered during 2015-2019. Overall, five-year demand for turbine-powered, civil helicopters remains steady versus the 2014 five-year forecast, with moderate improvement in new helicopter purchase plans reported, offsetting the short-term uncertainty of large-fleet operators in the… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 02-Mar-15

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McTurbine approved as a Honeywell T53 Series Service Provider

McTurbine approved as a Honeywell T53 Series Service Provider

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, (NYSE: TXT), announced its affiliate company McTurbine, Inc. (McTurbine) received authorization from Honeywell International, Inc. to serve as a Licensed Repair Facility for the Honeywell T53 series engine. “We are pleased to work with Honeywell and to join the Honeywell T53 support network, “ said Chera Ellis, manager, McTurbine…. Read more »

Source: Bell, 17-Feb-15

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ATEC Completes Second Test, Achieves Key Milestone on New Helicopter Engine

ATEC Completes Second Test, Achieves Key Milestone on New Helicopter Engine

The Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), LLC – a joint venture between Honeywell International, Inc. (NYSE: HON) and Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX) – has successfully completed testing of its second HPW3000 engine as part of the Army Aviation Applied Technology Directorate’s (AATD) Advanced Affordable Turbine Engine (AATE) Science… Read more »

Source: ATEC, 14-Oct-14

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Honeywell HUMS selected by Singapore for CH-47 Fleet

Honeywell HUMS selected by Singapore for CH-47 Fleet

Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) has been selected to supply Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS) to the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s (RSAF) CH-47SD Chinook helicopters. “Our HUMS technology will provide RSAF operators with information that’s needed to keep their fleet safe and efficient,” said Mark Burgess, senior director, Defense and Space, Asia Pacific, Honeywell… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 01-Sep-14

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Honeywell Aerospace Celebrates 100 Years of Aviation Innovation

Honeywell Aerospace Celebrates 100 Years of Aviation Innovation

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) marked 100 years of innovation and leadership in the aerospace and oil and gas industries as Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote led other company executives in ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange. The bell ringing recognized the centennials of Honeywell Aerospace, a pioneer in aviation, and Honeywell’s… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 18-Jun-14

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M International at 2014 Mission Solutions Summit

M International at 2014 Mission Solutions Summit

M International’s Keystone Turbine Services, LLC (KTS) and MINT Turbines, LLC (MINT) will be exhibiting at booth #2908 from May 4th to the 6th during the 2014 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit taking place at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. Both companies will have representatives available to answer questions relating to the maintenance,… Read more »

Source: M International, 30-Apr-14

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Los Angeles judge denies motion for R66 trial to be held in Colombia

Los Angeles judge denies motion for R66 trial to be held in Colombia

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has denied a forum non conveniens motion filed by Robinson Helicopter Company, Rolls-Royce and Honeywell to have a fatal helicopter crash case (the very first R66 crash) removed from her courtroom in Los Angeles to be litigated in Colombia, where the crash occurred. In her March 28 ruling, the Honorable Michelle R…. Read more »

Source: Baum Hedlund, 11-Apr-14

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Family sues Airbus, Honeywell and Soloy for EagleMed AS350 crash

Family sues Airbus, Honeywell and Soloy for EagleMed AS350 crash

The widow and children of pilot Mark Montgomery have filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Tarrant County, Texas alleging that the helicopter crashed after losing power, as a result of a defective and negligently designed Honeywell LTS-101 engine.  See full story See also 22-Feb-13 N917EM Eurocopter AS350B2 Oklahoma City, US-Oklahoma (2F)

09-Apr-14

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Honeywell Fleet Tracking System Certified For S-76, AW139, AS350

Honeywell Fleet Tracking System Certified For S-76, AW139, AS350

Sky Connect Tracker III is the first system that enables simultaneous worldwide automated tracking, text messaging and voice capabilities to improve crew and passenger safety and increase aircraft availability. The all-in-one voice, text and tracking system from Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) has received FAA Supplemental Type Certificates for the Sikorsky S-76, AgustaWestland AW139 and Airbus AS350 rotorcraft platforms…. Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 26-Feb-14

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Honeywell navigation selected for EC145T2 and EC645T2

Honeywell navigation selected for EC145T2 and EC645T2

Honeywell Aerospace’s (NYSE: HON) LASEREF VI navigation system has been selected by Airbus Helicopters for its light helicopter platforms, the EC145 T2 and EC645 T2 family. The LASEREF inertial reference unit (IRU) allows helicopter operators to always have an autonomous navigation source available in the absence of a Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) and radio navigation. The capability is… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 25-Feb-14

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Honeywell forecasts steady turbine helicopter market for next five years

Honeywell forecasts steady turbine helicopter market for next five years

In its 16th annual Turbine-Powered Civil  Helicopter Purchase Outlook, Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) expects that 4,800–5,500 civilian-use helicopters will be delivered during 2014–2018. Overall demand remains steady versus the 2013 five-year forecast, with large fleet operator requirements offsetting a moderate softening in new helicopter purchase plans reported in the 2014 Honeywell survey. Latin America continues… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 24-Feb-14

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Keystone Turbine Services displaying at Heli-Expo

Keystone Turbine Services displaying at Heli-Expo

Keystone Turbine Services (KTS – an M International Company) is pleased to announce their full force attendance at HAI HELI-EXPO 2014 in Anaheim, CA. In addition to showcasing their new Honeywell approval for PT6 Series accessory overhaul and repair, visit Booth #5726 to discuss with their Sales, Customer Support and Technical Teams the comprehensive list… Read more »

Source: Keystone, 20-Feb-14

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Marenco completes successful HTS900-2 engine-run on prototype SKYe SH09

Marenco completes successful HTS900-2 engine-run on prototype SKYe SH09

HeliHub.com exclusive – Marenco SwissHelicopter have completed the first engine runs in their prototype SKYe SH09 helicopter.  The Honeywell HTS900-2 was fired up for the first time in the prototype on Friday 31st January, and all of the tests scheduled were completed successfully. The SKYe SH09 is marketed as the only helicopter in the 2.5 metric… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 05-Feb-14

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Cadorath partners with Jaguar Aviation for component repairs

Cadorath partners with Jaguar Aviation for component repairs

Cadorath Aerospace announces the company’s new partnership with Jaguar Aviation to provide repair, modification and overhaul services of aeronautical products to Latin American customers. This includes the repairs on Roll-Royce Model 250 & T56, Bell Helicopter, Sikorsky, Pratt & Whitney and Honeywell T53 product lines. The partnership will strengthen the company’s ability to deliver quality… Read more »

Source: Cadorath Aerospace, 05-Feb-14

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Soloy announces Honeywell prices changes for 2014

Soloy announces Honeywell prices changes for 2014

Soloy Aviation Solutions announced that operators of AS350B, BA and B2 helicopters may now select from a wide variety of engine configurations to better meet their operational or budgetary requirements. For the AS350B and BA models, the LTS101-600A-3A will be available in 12 price configurations, varying from $281,000 for the basic engine to $415,000 for… Read more »

Source: Soloy, 29-Jan-14

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EASA approves AKV ETM1000 Exceedence and Data Trending System

EASA approves AKV ETM1000 Exceedence and Data Trending System

AKV, Inc. is pleased to announce their ETM1000 Exceedence and Data Trending system has received EASA STC approval No. 10046919 on November 5th, 2013. The ETM1000 provides monitoring and recording of the drive train for trending purposes, as well as being configured to emulate the Rotorcraft Flight Manual and record exceedences based on the operating… Read more »

Source: AKV, 19-Nov-13

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Asia Pacific Aerospace appoints Sales and Marketing Manager

Asia Pacific Aerospace appoints Sales and Marketing Manager

Asia Pacific Aerospace (APA) Pty Ltd, a Rolls-Royce M250 and RR300 Authorized Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Centre (AMROC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Chow Hoon Keong to the position of Sales and Marketing Manager, APA(S). As Sales & Marketing Manager, Chow H.K. is responsible for sales and support to rotary and fixed wing… Read more »

Source: Asia Pacific Aerospace, 12-Nov-13

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HelicopterBuyer Named Exclusive Business Development Representative for Airborne Engines

HelicopterBuyer Named Exclusive Business Development Representative for Airborne Engines

HelicopterBuyer, Inc. has announced it has become the exclusive independent business development representative of Airborne Engines Ltd. for the Rolls Royce M250 and Honeywell T53 series engines “Airborne Engines is pleased to have HelicopterBuyer on board as our designated business development representative, “says Colin Bartole, VP & General Manager of Airborne Engines.  “HelicopterBuyer has the… Read more »

Source: HelicopterBuyer, 05-Nov-13

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Honeywell awarded $502M for 5+4 year spares contract

Honeywell awarded $502M for 5+4 year spares contract

Honeywell International Inc., Tempe, Ariz., has been awarded a maximum $502,425,544 firm-fixed-price with prospective-price-redetermination, indefinite-quantity contract for purchase of spare parts to support various weapon systems to include aircraft, engines, helicopters, and related hardware. This is a five-year base contract with one four-year option period. This contract was a sole-source acquisition. Locations of performance are… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 30-Oct-13

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Honeywell completes testing of Synthetic Vision Avionics Backbone

Honeywell completes testing of Synthetic Vision Avionics Backbone

 In a major contribution to advancements in helicopter safety, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Aerospace has completed successful testing of a newly designed Synthetic Vision Avionics Backbone (SVAB) that enables helicopter operators to integrate multiple types of sensors with Honeywell’s Synthetic Vision System to provide pilots with a 3-D view of the outside world in degraded visual environments (DVE)…. Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 22-Oct-13

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ATEC Successfully Completes Testing of First HPW3000 Engine

ATEC Successfully Completes Testing of First HPW3000 Engine

The Advanced Turbine Engine Company, LLC (ATEC), a Honeywell HON +0.25% and Pratt & Whitney UTX -0.11% joint venture, has successfully completed testing of its first HPW3000 engine, which is being offered as a solution for the U.S. Army’s Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP). The goal of ITEP is to develop and qualify an advanced 3000 horsepower turboshaft engine, primarily for… Read more »

Source: ATEC, 22-Oct-13

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HAI advances HUMS initiatives in UK

HAI advances HUMS initiatives in UK

During the week of September 23, Ed DiCampli, executive vice president of HAI; and Dave Green, health and usage monitoring systems (HUMS) program manager for HAI, traveled to London to attend Helitech and meet with safety experts, HUMS design engineers, and regulatory personnel. Prominent in this group were Bob Sheffield, AgustaWestland senior advisor, safety and… Read more »

Source: HAI, 18-Oct-13

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Soloy Aviation Upgrades AS350 Honeywell Conversion Kits

Soloy Aviation Upgrades AS350 Honeywell Conversion Kits

To remedy the high rate of failure of a torque pressure transducer included in its AS350BA and AS350B2 Honeywell conversion kits, Soloy Aviation Solutions is now including a complete torque indication system previously offered only as an optional Service Instruction Kit. “The high incidence of failure of the engine torque transducer has continued to be… Read more »

Source: Soloy, 03-Sep-13

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Honeywell awarded $29M contract for CH-47 engines

Honeywell awarded $29M contract for CH-47 engines

Honeywell International Incorporated, Phoenix, Ariz., was awarded a firm-fixed-price, option-filled contract with a maximum value of $29,375,653 for the procurement of T-55 engines for the CH-47 Chinook aircraft.  There is a Foreign Military Sales option included in this contract for potential use in the future.  Performance location and funding will be determined with each order…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 02-Aug-13

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Soloy sells 12 Honeywell engine kits for Chinese AC311 helicopter

Soloy sells 12 Honeywell engine kits for Chinese AC311 helicopter

Representatives of Soloy Aviation Solutions announced that they have signed a contract with China’s Changhe Aircraft Industries Group for 12 AC311 Honeywell engine its for delivery throughout 2013. “This is the final piece of negotiations that consummated the contract during Heli-Expo in Las Vegas in March,” stated Dave Stauffer, CEO, Soloy Aviation Solutions. It was… Read more »

Source: Soloy, 21-May-13

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Soloy helps introduce Honeywell LTS101 engine to China’s AC311

Soloy helps introduce Honeywell LTS101 engine to China’s AC311

Representatives of Soloy Aviation Solutions announced that they have signed a contract with China’s Changhe Aircraft Industries Group for 12 AC311 Honeywell engine kits for delivery throughout 2013. “This is the final piece of negotiations that consummated the contract during Heli-Expo in Las Vegas in March,” stated Dave Stauffer, CEO, Soloy Aviation Solutions. “It was… Read more »

Source: Soloy, 12-Apr-13

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Soloy SD2 Kit Approved for Installation in China

Soloy SD2 Kit Approved for Installation in China

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) issued a Validation STC (VSTC0601) of the Supplemental Type Certificate approving Soloy Aviation Solutions’ Honeywell engine conversion in Chinese registered AS350B2 helicopters, replacing the factory Turbomeca powerplant. The validation of Soloy’s successful STC, which approves the installation of the Honeywell LTS101-700D-2 engine in the Eurocopter AS350B2, will allow… Read more »

Source: Soloy Aviation Solutions, 19-Mar-13

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Honeywell Aerospace Expands Global Network of Distributors

Honeywell Aerospace Expands Global Network of Distributors

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced a new global network of Condition-Based Maintenance Systems (CBMS) distributors. The network agreements, effective Jan. 1, 2013, include previous CBMS distributors — Diagnostic Solutions, Derco, Hope Aero, Eurotech, Kaigai, Master Tech, Merlinhawk, Telemeter and Vibratech — and new distributors Beijing Andawell Science & Technology in China and Transworld Aviation in the… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 09-Mar-13

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Honeywell receives FAA STC for AW139 Zing HUMS

Honeywell receives FAA STC for AW139 Zing HUMS

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced that its onboard Zing Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) 1134 has received FAA approval for the Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for installation on AW139 helicopters. This STC, developed in partnership with Air Concepts International, will enable current and new production AW139 operators to select Honeywell’s Zing HUMS 1134 system at… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 09-Mar-13

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Honeywell HTS900 powered Eagle 407HP Begins Flight Testing

Honeywell HTS900 powered Eagle 407HP Begins Flight Testing

 Honeywell (NYSE: HON) previously announced that the HTS900 turboshaft engine was chosen by Eagle Copters Ltd. for its re-engine program for the Bell 407, named the Eagle 407HP. The concept of this engine conversion program originated in 2009 and now, after the successful conclusion of integration and ground testing, the Eagle 407HP is in the… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 08-Mar-13

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Honeywell to provide APU and environmental control system for Bell 525

Honeywell to provide APU and environmental control system for Bell 525

Honeywell HON +0.83% announced that it has been selected by Bell Helicopter to provide the auxiliary power unit (APU) and environmental control system for Bell’s new 525 Relentless helicopter platform, which is scheduled for first flight in 2014. The Honeywell RE100 APU provides significant system weight savings over competing systems. The APU also gives operators… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 07-Mar-13

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Helicopter demand up worldwide for next 5 years

Helicopter demand up worldwide for next 5 years

North American buying plans increased for the first time in half a decade, and Latin America posted the highest regional level of five-year fleet replacement and expansion at 34 percent. Based on survey results, delivery rates of new helicopters over the next three years are expected to reach 1,000 new units each year. Purchase plans… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 07-Mar-13

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HelicopterBuyer expands into engine brokerage services

HelicopterBuyer expands into engine brokerage services

HelicopterBuyer, Inc. has announced a strategic expansion of their business with the addition of engine brokerage services for Pratt & Whitney, Rolls Royce, and Honeywell engines. Mark V. Clancy, President, says “We believe this expansion will help our customers improve profitability and get faster results with engine acquisitions and resale of because of our international… Read more »

Source: Helicopterbuyer, 28-Feb-13

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Honeywell to buy new global HQ in New Jersey

Honeywell to buy new global HQ in New Jersey

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced that it has signed a purchase agreement for a new global headquarters in Morris Plains, N.J. The company’s decision is subject to approval of its application with the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) for state incentives under the Grow N.J. Assistance Program.  The company expects the move to occur… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 27-Feb-13

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USCG selects Honeywell’s vibration monitoring system for MH-60T fleet

USCG selects Honeywell’s vibration monitoring system for MH-60T fleet

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has been awarded a $4.8 million contract to install health and usage monitoring systems (HUMS) onboard the entire fleet of U.S. Coast Guard MH-60T helicopters. For the U.S. Coast Guard, the installation and use of HUMS is critically important and paramount to the success of its missions. Unscheduled maintenance events can cause mission aborts that… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 17-Dec-12

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EASA approves Honeywell’s Primus Epic ADS-B

EASA approves Honeywell’s Primus Epic ADS-B

Honeywell has received a European Technical Standard Order from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approving the use of its Primus Epic Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out transponder in Europe. ADS-B Out enables an aircraft to use precise satellite global positioning (GPS) data to accurately pinpoint its position in real time and broadcast this data… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 13-Dec-12

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Honeywell and Avic Helicopter enter collaboration agreement

Honeywell and Avic Helicopter enter collaboration agreement

(electronic translation) Honeywell Aerospace Group (NYSE: HON) and AVIC Helicopter Co., Ltd. signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement, to explore its existing the AC311 has AC312, AC313 and AC352 commercial helicopter platform, and a new three-ton commercial helicopter project with engines and avionics. In addition, the agreement shows that Honeywell Aerospace Group and AVIC helicopter is… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 13-Nov-12

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Honeywell’s Spectra Shield® ballistic material selected for US Army helicopters

Honeywell’s Spectra Shield® ballistic material selected for US Army helicopters

Honeywell announced that its Spectra Shield® ballistic material will be used to improve armor protection on U.S. Army helicopters. The Protective Group, Inc. (TPG), a leading developer and integrator of lightweight composite armor for military aircraft, is incorporating Spectra Shield material into armor upgrades for U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk and CH-47 Chinook helicopters. “Spectra Shield… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 29-Oct-12

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