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Two Bell 505s sold into Israel

Two Bell 505s sold into Israel

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces today the order of two Bell 505s signed during the Paris Air Show. Both Bell 505 Jet Ranger Xs will be used for corporate transport in Israel, a testament to the growing demand of the Bell 505 in the region and bringing the success of the… Read more »

Source: Bell, 30-Jun-15

RMCI to open UK office as Alabama company targets global growth

RMCI to open UK office as Alabama company targets global growth

RMCI, Inc., a Huntsville-based company specializing in helicopter health monitoring technology and analysis, announced plans at the Paris Air Show to open an office in the United Kingdom to meet growing demand for its products and services. RMCI Chief Executive Ken Speaks said the office in Derbyshire, England, will make it easier for the Alabama… Read more »

Source: RMCI, 30-Jun-15

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Africair signs LOI for two Bell 525s and an order for a 407GXP

Africair signs LOI for two Bell 525s and an order for a 407GXP

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today a letter of intent (LOI) for two Bell 525s and an order for a 407 GXP signed during the Paris Air Show. Africair will use the helicopters for multiple purposes including corporate VIP transport and oil and gas. “The Bell 525 Relentless is proving to… Read more »

Source: Bell, 29-Jun-15

Another VIP Bell 525 Sale Goes to Middle Eastern Customer

Another VIP Bell 525 Sale Goes to Middle Eastern Customer

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the order of another Bell 525 in VIP configuration to a customer in the Middle East. With over 60 letters of intent for the advanced aircraft around the world, demand for the Bell 525 Relentless is intensifying with momentum gaining in the Middle East. “The… Read more »

Source: Bell, 19-Jun-15

Bell and Boeing expect 100 more V-22 sales

Bell and Boeing expect 100 more V-22 sales

Boeing Co and BELL Helicopter, makers of the V-22 Osprey, say more countries are interested in buying the tiltrotor aircraft, with another 100 sales possible in coming years. See Full Story.

Source: Reuters, 18-Jun-15

Textron not interested in selling Bell Helicopter, despite downturn

Textron not interested in selling Bell Helicopter, despite downturn

Textron Inc (TXT.N) is not interested in selling its BELL Helicopter business, despite the current downturn in the commercial sector, the company’s chief executive, Scott Donnelly, said. See Full Story.

Source: Reuters, 18-Jun-15

Sikorsky reassures US Marine Corps of CH-53K future post-sale

Sikorsky reassures US Marine Corps of CH-53K future post-sale

Sikorsky Aircraft has assured the U.S. Marine Corps that a change in its ownership will not derail its work on the CH-53K, a new heavy-lift helicopter the company is building for the Marines, the top Marine in charge of aviation told Reuters. See Full Story.

Source: Reuters, 18-Jun-15

Airbus to overhaul two AS332L2 for Southern Vietnam Helicopters

Airbus to overhaul two AS332L2 for Southern Vietnam Helicopters

Southeast Asian oil & gas operator Southern Vietnam Helicopters (VNHS) today signed a contract with Airbus Helicopters to overhaul two of its AS332 L2 rotorcraft. Flying offshore operations on a daily basis, these two aircraft will feature a new enhanced ground proximity warning system (EGPWS) once the overhaul work has been completed. The overhaul will… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 18-Jun-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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NH Industries celebrates NH90 Initial Operational Capability in Belgium

NH Industries celebrates NH90 Initial Operational Capability in Belgium

NHI celebrated today the Initial Operational Capability of the Belgian NH90s. This event took place today in the NHI pavilion in presence of Colonel Dejaeger Commander of the Air Component of Belgium and the NHI Directoire. After having ordered 4 Tactical Transport NH90s and 4 Naval NH90s and proceeded to the training of its aircrews,… Read more »

Source: NH Industries, 18-Jun-15

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15th NH90 Caiman delivered to French Army

15th NH90 Caiman delivered to French Army

NHI celebrated today the Initial Operational Capability of the Belgian NH90s. This event took place today in the NHI pavilion in presence of Colonel Dejaeger Commander of the Air Component of Belgium and the NHI Directoire. After having ordered 4 Tactical Transport NH90s and 4 Naval NH90s and proceeded to the training of its aircrews,… Read more »

Source: NH Industries, 18-Jun-15

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Russian helicopters boost European fire defences

Russian helicopters boost European fire defences

Rotorcrafts produced by Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) are actively involved in fire-fighting operations in Spain, Portugal, and other countries within Europe. The multirole Ka-32A11BC is the only coaxial helicopter capable of reaching the scene of the blaze in record time and delivering about 5 tonnes of water to extinguish the fire. The… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 18-Jun-15

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NASA and DLR to continue helicopter aerodynamics cooperation

NASA and DLR to continue helicopter aerodynamics cooperation

The US aerospace agency NASA and the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) have signed two agreements on further scientific cooperation in the aeronautics sector. Both partners want to work together on the research topics of aircraft noise simulation and the improvement of helicopter aerodynamics. The agreements were adopted at the… Read more »

Source: DLR, 18-Jun-15

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Schiebel and IAI to demonstrate Camcopter HR interception and geolocation capability

Schiebel and IAI to demonstrate Camcopter HR interception and geolocation capability

Schiebel and Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) subsidiary ELTA Systems Ltd., are preparing to demonstrate the ELK-7065 3D High Frequency (HF) Band COMINT interception and geo-location system installed on the Schiebel CAMCOPTER® S-100 UAS (Unmanned Air System) during Q3 2015. The ELK-7065 3D HF COMINT provides quick labelling and identification of HF signals, creating a reliable… Read more »

Source: Schiebel, 18-Jun-15

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Turbomeca to support engines on Portuguese AW101 fleet

Turbomeca to support engines on Portuguese AW101 fleet

Turbomeca (Safran), Portuguese Air Force (Força Aérea Portuguesa) and DEFLOC (Locação de Equipamentos de Defesa, S.A.) have signed at the Paris Air Show, signed in the presence of the Portuguese Secretary of State, Assistant to The Minister of National Defense, Mrs Berta Cabral, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the Portuguese RTM322-powered EH101 fleet…. Read more »

Source: Turbomeca, 18-Jun-15

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Bavarian Police receive first H135 P2 to P3 upgrade

Bavarian Police receive first H135 P2 to P3 upgrade

Bavarian Police in Germany has received the first upgraded H135s, which are benefitting from a retrofit package that significantly improves the operating performance and the handling qualities – all while retaining the best-in-class payload lift capabilities of this lightweight twin-engine rotorcraft. The retrofit program is designed to bring previously-built models of the EC135 to the… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 18-Jun-15

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Airbus Helicopters holds its first awards ceremony for suppliers

Airbus Helicopters holds its first awards ceremony for suppliers

Airbus Helicopters launched its first Suppliers Awards ceremony yesterday evening at the Musée de L’Air near the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget. This was the first event in what is to become an annual affair in order to recognize suppliers actively contributing to Airbus Helicopters’ quest for competitiveness. ”We are transforming ourselves to move… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 18-Jun-15

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Airbus Helicopters creates H Pilot Club for pilots/technicians of its rotorcraft

Airbus Helicopters creates H Pilot Club for pilots/technicians of its rotorcraft

The global community that operates Airbus Helicopters rotorcraft now has its own association to share their experience, expertise and passion: the H Pilot Club. Officially launched today at the Paris Air Show, the H Pilot Club will create a dialog among the flight crews, mechanics and customers who own and operate Airbus Helicopters rotorcraft, while… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 18-Jun-15

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HAL to support Indian customers of Turbomeca

HAL to support Indian customers of Turbomeca

Turbomeca (Safran), and Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) have signed, at the Paris Air Show, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish in India a joint venture to support customers in India as well as some others of different countries. This joint venture will provide maintenance, repair and overhaul for Turbomeca and HAL engines installed on… Read more »

Source: Turbomecca, 18-Jun-15

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Norsk Luftambulanse picks Turbomeca power for three EC135s

Norsk Luftambulanse picks Turbomeca power for three EC135s

Norwegian Air Ambulance (Norsk Luftambulanse AS) has selected Turbomeca’s (Safran) Arrius 2B2Plus engine to power its three new Airbus Helicopters H135. Signed at the Paris Airshow, this agreement marks the first step of a new collaboration with one of Europe’s major medical airlift service provider. Franck Saudo, Turbomeca Executive Vice President Support & Services, said:… Read more »

Source: Turbomeca, 17-Jun-15

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Transport Canada certifies Donaldson S-61 Universal Filter Module

Transport Canada certifies Donaldson S-61 Universal Filter Module

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a subsidiary of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) today announced that Transport Canada has certified its Universal Filter Module (UFM) engine filtration system for installation and use on Sikorsky Aircraft S-61 and H-3 helicopters. Transport Canada issued the UFM supplemental type certificate to The Coulson Group of Companies, Donaldson’s partner in… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 17-Jun-15

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Airbus, Vector and Rockwell Collins sign ProLine Fusion cockpit upgrade deal

Airbus, Vector and Rockwell Collins sign ProLine Fusion cockpit upgrade deal

Airbus Helicopters, Vector Aerospace and Rockwell Collins have entered into an agreement to jointly develop and market the scalable and flexible Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics solution to upgrade Airbus Helicopters platforms. “Pro Line Fusion provides Airbus Helicopters with one of the most advanced avionics and the highest level of efficiency for the rotary wing… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 17-Jun-15

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Sikorsky confirm HeliHub.com report on Bristow SAR S92 deliveries

Sikorsky confirm HeliHub.com report on Bristow SAR S92 deliveries

Today, 16th June, Sikorsky have put out the press release below.  It is worth noting that HeliHub.com reported these details on 20th May, almost four weeks ago – see here   Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has fulfilled its contract to deliver seven S-92® helicopters to Bristow Helicopters Ltd. for UK Search and Rescue. There are now… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 16-Jun-15

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Airbus Helicopters launches X6 concept phase

Airbus Helicopters launches X6 concept phase

The concept phase start-up for a new European helicopter, Airbus Helicopters’ X6, was announced today at the Paris Air Show, initiating a two-year definition period on this next-generation heavy-lift rotorcraft that will be tailored for the civil market. X6 will initially target oil and gas missions and will also be perfectly suited for Search and… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 16-Jun-15

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Airbus set to launch X6 to replace H225

Airbus set to launch X6 to replace H225

Airbus Helicopters plans to launch a new heavy helicopter development, featuring a long-awaited follow-up to its H225 Super Puma model, two people familiar with the matter said. See Full Story

Source: Reuters, 16-Jun-15

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Russian Helicopters takes part at Paris Air Show 2015

Russian Helicopters takes part at Paris Air Show 2015

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) is taking part in the Paris Air Show 2015, which will run from 15 to 21 June in the French capital. During the event, Russian Helicopters will showcase its latest commercial helicopter developments for the global aviation community. The Russian Helicopters exhibition can be found at stand C-198,… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 16-Jun-15

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Airbus Helicopter Implements PTC PLM Solution for H160 development

Airbus Helicopter Implements PTC PLM Solution for H160 development

PTC® (Nasdaq: PTC), today announced that Airbus Helicopters, a division of Airbus Group, and the world’s No. 1 helicopter manufacturer, is using the PTC Windchill® PLM solution in the development of its newly unveiled H160 rotorcraft. The use of the PTC Windchill PLM backbone has enabled Airbus Helicopters to drive improvements in digital continuity and… Read more »

Source: PTC, 16-Jun-15

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EASA Certifies Sikorsky S-92 Rig Approach

EASA Certifies Sikorsky S-92 Rig Approach

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) of Rig Approach™ for the S-92® helicopter. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). Rig Approach provides operators with an automated approach to offshore rig and platform landings. Rig Approach is available as an option on the… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 15-Jun-15

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Airbus Helicopters to improve manufaturing efficiency with Dassault Systèmes solution

Airbus Helicopters to improve manufaturing efficiency with Dassault Systèmes solution

Dassault Systèmes (Paris:DSY) (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced that Airbus Helicopters, a division of Airbus Group, has chosen Dassault Systèmes’ “Build to Operate” industry solution experience for more efficient and profitable manufacturing operations management of… Read more »

Source: Dassault Systèmes, 15-Jun-15

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Turbomeca marks 100 million flight hours

Turbomeca marks 100 million flight hours

During the Paris Air Show, Turbomeca (Safran) is celebrating a major achievement: 100 million hours flown by its engine range. A Turbomeca-powered helicopter takes off every nine seconds, somewhere in the world. The first flight of a Turbomeca turboshaft took place in 1949. Since then, Turbomeca has produced over 72,000 more and is now the… Read more »

Source: Turbomeca, 15-Jun-15

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Turbomeca committed to heavy helicopter engine innovations

Turbomeca committed to heavy helicopter engine innovations

Turbomeca (Safran) is investigating new ground breaking technologies to address the need for greater performance and reduced environmental footprint of new-generation heavy rotorcraft. The TECH3000 demonstrator is a key technological basis of a new family of engines in the 3,000 shp range. It will enable Turbomeca to validate the design and core performances of such… Read more »

Source: Turbomeca, 15-Jun-15

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Elbit launches health-monitoring helmets

Elbit launches health-monitoring helmets

Elbit Systems introduces Canary, an integrated physiological monitoring device for pilots, providing real-time alerts in case of in-flight life threatening situations. In extreme cases, such as hypoxia or loss of consciousness, a warning will appear, either as an audio-visual alert on the pilot’s Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) or via the aircraft’s mission computer using the… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 15-Jun-15

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Paris Air Show – Pratt & Whitney Canada

Paris Air Show – Pratt & Whitney Canada

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) will showcase its broad range of advanced engine products and world-class services for the global aviation market at the 51st International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport June 15-21. Pratt & Whitney Canada is a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX). The International Paris Air Show is the world’s most iconic… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 15-Jun-15

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Airbus Helicopters to show wide range at Paris Air Show

Airbus Helicopters to show wide range at Paris Air Show

Airbus Helicopters will be presenting four aircraft on the static display. The full scale representative model of the all-new highly innovative H160 will be presented for the first time in Europe. The H160 brings form and function together in a highly stylized rotorcraft, which integrates as many as 68 different Airbus Helicopters-patented technologies including the… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 12-Jun-15

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Shimco to Exhibit at the 2015 Paris Air Show

Shimco to Exhibit at the 2015 Paris Air Show

Shimco, a world-wide leader in the manufacture of precision parts and gap management solutions, announced today their participation at the 51st International Paris Air Show held June 15-21 in Le Bourget, France. In Hall 3, C60 Shimco will join 75 other aerospace exhibitors within the Canadian Pavilion, together with the Ontario group. The Ontario Government,… Read more »

Source: Shimco, 12-Jun-15

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ElbitSystems outlines Paris Air Show involvement

ElbitSystems outlines Paris Air Show involvement

Elbit Systems will present a wide range of innovative next generation systems at the upcoming 51th Paris Air Show, set to take place in Le Bourget, from June 15 – 21, 2015. Visitors to the company’s booth (Chalet A-200, booth and outdoor display area A-8) will have an excellent opportunity to view new products and… Read more »

Source: Elbit, 11-Jun-15

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Airbus Helicopters to show six models at Paris Air Show 2015

Airbus Helicopters to show six models at Paris Air Show 2015

Airbus Group will showcase its innovative range of commercial and military aircraft, space systems and emerging technologies at the Paris Air Show 2015, which runs 15-21 June at Le Bourget. To highlight Airbus’ leading wide body product range and superior cabin comfort in all classes, more A350 XWBs and A380s will be on display than… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 27-May-15

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