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Indiana helicopter crash lawsuit settled for $5.6M

Indiana helicopter crash lawsuit settled for $5.6M

1-Jun-2010

The NTSB found the main rotor blade broke apart just after takeoff.  Hendricks County probate judge approved the settlement with defendant Bell  on Wednesday.... Read more

Garmin Receives FAA Approval for G500H Helicopter Flight Display

Garmin Receives FAA Approval for G500H Helicopter Flight Display

27-May-2010Source: Garmin

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted a supplemental type certificate (STC) for the Garmin’s G500H, an all-glass avionics system designed specifically for the VFR Part 27 helicopter market. The STC is for the Bell 206-series... Read more

Transport Canada issues STC for Van Horn composite B206 tail blades

Transport Canada issues STC for Van Horn composite B206 tail blades

27-May-2010Source: Van Horn Aviation

Rotor blade manufacturer Van Horn Aviation (VHA) recently received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from Transport Canada for VHA’s 206B/L series composite tail rotor blade. Transport Canada issued its STC after reviewing the documents associated with FAA STC SR0229LA issued in February for the same product. “We’ve had several Canadian 206 operators interested in flying... Read more

Drug-smuggling helicopter to be auctioned

Drug-smuggling helicopter to be auctioned

20-May-2010Source: CBC

A stripped-down drug-smuggling Bell 206B JetRanger seized by the B.C. RCMP has been put up for auction under the province’s proceeds of crime legislation, after no one came forward to claim it.... Read more

Latitude receives TC approval for Bell 206/407 & AS350/355 helicopters

Latitude receives TC approval for Bell 206/407 & AS350/355 helicopters

13-Apr-2010Source: Latitude Technologies

Latitude Technologies, a leading provider of satellite based communication, tracking and onboard aircraft data systems, announced that their SkyNode® S100-001 satellite based tracking/messaging device has received Transport Canada Supplemental Type Certificate number “SH10-16” covering Bell Helicopter Textron models 206, 206A, 206A1, 206B, 206B1, 206L, 206L1, 206L3, 206L4 and 407. Also included in this new STC... Read more

Second Frasca Helicopter FTD Gets Level 7 Approval

Second Frasca Helicopter FTD Gets Level 7 Approval

6-Apr-2010Source: Frasca

Frasca International has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Level 7 qualification on its 206B Flight Training Device (FTD) installed at FlightSafety International’s (FSI) Learning Center in Lafayette, LA. This is the highest level of qualification for Flight Training Devices and only the second FTD qualified to the Level 7 standard, the first being Frasca’s AS350... Read more

Dart Announces EASA Approval of Apical‘s B206 Cable Cutters Kits

Dart Announces EASA Approval of Apical‘s B206 Cable Cutters Kits

5-Apr-2010Source: DART Helicopter Services

DART Helicopter Services’ announces that their subsidiary partner Apical Industries has received EASA approval or their new Cable Cutters Kits for Bell 206A, B, L, L-1, L-3, L-4 helicopters. FAA approval has been previously received.  Transport Canada approval is pending. The Cable Cutters Kits provide a means of protecting the helicopter during a wire strike... Read more

January 2010 accident – lawsuit filed against Southern California Edison

January 2010 accident – lawsuit filed against Southern California Edison

26-Mar-2010Source: Justice News Flash

This refers to the accident of Bell 206 N5016U – see HeliHub.com accident page here... Read more

Ahlers Aerospace awarded NVG installation contract by Omniflight

Ahlers Aerospace awarded NVG installation contract by Omniflight

19-Mar-2010Source: Ahlers Aerospace

Ahlers Aerospace has recently been awarded a contract by Omniflight Corporation to install night vision cabin conversions to an additional six of their Bell 206 air medical helicopters. The installations will be accomplished at their facility in Newnan, Georgia, during March of this year. To date, Ahlers has performed more than thirty additional conversions on... Read more

Cobham expects HeliSAS certification on Bell 206/407 and AS350 by year-end

Cobham expects HeliSAS certification on Bell 206/407 and AS350 by year-end

24-Feb-2010Source: Flightglobal

Cobham is confident the new low-cost autopilot product will eventually become available for several light helicopter models.... Read more

Rolls-Royce and Bell explore RR500 applications

Rolls-Royce and Bell explore RR500 applications

22-Feb-2010Source: Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, and Bell Helicopter have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore options for the retrofit of the Bell 206B JetRanger helicopters with the RR500TS (turboshaft) engine.  The RR500TS was launched in 2009 as part of the RR family of engines that includes the RR500 turboprop and turboshaft and... Read more

North Queensland Rescue Helicopter Service may be grounded for good

North Queensland Rescue Helicopter Service may be grounded for good

18-Feb-2010Source: ABC

The North Queensland Rescue Helicopter Service was operating a search and rescue service in the region, but in November last year it relinquished its aircraft because it failed to meet State Government guidelines.... Read more

Aspen Avionics Announces STC for Bell 206 and 407

Aspen Avionics Announces STC for Bell 206 and 407

17-Feb-2010Source: Aspen Avionics

Aspen Avionics, Inc., manufacturer of the award-winning Evolution Flight Display System, announces the approval of a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installation of the Aspen EFD1000H into the Bell 206 and Bell 407 model helicopters. This STC was developed in partnership with Keystone Helicopters. The EFD1000H is the latest addition to the Evolution Flight Display... Read more

Uruguay’s PLUNA starts helicopter service with a B206

Uruguay’s PLUNA starts helicopter service with a B206

4-Feb-2010Source: Mensajero Web

Uruguay’s airline PLUNA is branching out into rotary wing operations with the acquisition of a JetRanger... Read more

Uruguay's PLUNA starts helicopter service with a B206

Uruguay's PLUNA starts helicopter service with a B206

4-Feb-2010Source: Mensajero Web

Uruguay’s airline PLUNA is branching out into rotary wing operations with the acquisition of a JetRanger... Read more

RCMP seize helicopter used to ferry drugs between U.S. and Canada

RCMP seize helicopter used to ferry drugs between U.S. and Canada

2-Feb-2010Source: Digital Journal

The Bell helicopter was hidden on a rural property in the interior of B.C. Cops say the chopper was of interest to them since 2007.  HeliHub.com note that the registration of the subject B206 was cancelled in March 2007... Read more

AnMed Health launches LifeFlight service

AnMed Health launches LifeFlight service

21-Jan-2010

LifeFlight uses a Bell 206 L4. This helicopter is a single engine aircraft that can handle up to four people, including the patient. LifeFlight’s Bell 206 will be upgraded to a Bell 407 later in 2010.... Read more

Settlement Reached in "The Final Season" Helicopter Crash Lawsuit

Settlement Reached in "The Final Season" Helicopter Crash Lawsuit

18-Jan-2010Source: KCRG

Accident involved Bell 206 N2877F on June 30, 2006... Read more

Nevada Dept of Wildlife refurbish their 1978 JetRanger

Nevada Dept of Wildlife refurbish their 1978 JetRanger

9-Jan-2010Source: Nevada Dept of Wildlife

With the help of Nevada Bighorns Unlimited—Reno and the Wildlife Heritage Trust Account, the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) recently refurbished its vintage 1978 Bell Jet Ranger helicopter. The helicopter N 2 FG, affectionately referred to as “Old Blue” by NDOW Air Operations staff, was purchased 13 years ago and is used by NDOW to... Read more

Challenger Flight Systems launches new heating/air-con for AS350, EC130 and B206

Challenger Flight Systems launches new heating/air-con for AS350, EC130 and B206

5-Jan-2010Source: Challenger Flight Systems

Challenger Aerospace announced the launch of Challenger Flight Systems today, an innovator of rotorcraft environmental systems. At the helm, president and founder LeRoy Aday brings his leadership and vast experience to this endeavor. The newly designed Challenger Flight Systems product line of heating and air-conditioning systems is available for AS350, EC130, and Bell 206 helicopters,... Read more

Sherman Texas Lifestar to be officially referred to as Air Evac Lifeteam

Sherman Texas Lifestar to be officially referred to as Air Evac Lifeteam

14-Dec-2009Source: KTEN

Recently, Lifestar moved from Wilson N. Jones hospital to a new facility off highway 75 near the Sherman-Howe line.  Now, they are changing their name to match their parent company’s name... Read more

Dart Helicopter Services Announces FAA Approval of Apical‘s Cable Cutter Kit for B206

Dart Helicopter Services Announces FAA Approval of Apical‘s Cable Cutter Kit for B206

10-Dec-2009Source: Dart Helicopter Services

DART Helicopter Services announces that their subsidiary partner Apical Industries has received FAA approval or their new Cable Cutters Kits for the Bell 206A, B, L, L-1, L-3, L-4 helicopters. Transport Canada and EASA approvals are pending.... Read more

Helicopter job that killed four not authorized

Helicopter job that killed four not authorized

9-Dec-2009Source: TheHook

An ill-fated powerline inspection with a helicopter that killed four people in Cranbrook, B.C. was technically against federal regulations, according to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada.... Read more

E&B Receives STC for Latitude S200

E&B Receives STC for Latitude S200

2-Nov-2009Source: Vertical

E&B Helicopters has just received Supplemental Type Certificate approval for installing the Latitude Technologies S200 sat phone, flight tracking and messaging transceiver in Bell 206B/206L series and Bell 407 aircraft.... Read more

Tulsa Police Department grounds both helicopters to save money

Tulsa Police Department grounds both helicopters to save money

1-Nov-2009Source: Tulsa World

Because of budget cuts, Saturday will be the last night either one of the two police helicopters will be flying in Tulsa for the foreseeable future.   Officials have said they will be saving $195,000 for the duration of the fiscal year by grounding the helicopters. The four officers assigned to the unit have been reassigned... Read more

DART Helicopter Services Announces FAA Approval of B407/206 Interior Trim Panels and Cabin Floor and Baggage Compartment Protectors

DART Helicopter Services Announces FAA Approval of B407/206 Interior Trim Panels and Cabin Floor and Baggage Compartment Protectors

18-Oct-2009Source: Vertical

DART Helicopter Services has announced that their affiliated partner, DART Aerospace Ltd., has received FAA certification of their expanded line of Interior Trim Panels and Cabin Floor and Baggage Compartment Protectors for the 206A/B, 206L series and 407 helicopters. Transport Canada and EASA approvals have been previously received.... Read more

Falcon Aviation Services adds helicopter sightseeing to the list of activities available in Abu Dhabi

Falcon Aviation Services adds helicopter sightseeing to the list of activities available in Abu Dhabi

15-Oct-2009Source: AME

FAS has now developed a similar offer to fill the gap of aerial sightseeing services in Abu Dhabi,” said Faisal Al Rawas, Vice President Sales and Marketing. “The terminal is strategically located next to the marina mall and will be base to exciting helicopter tours over the capital’s most iconic landmarks such as The Emirates... Read more

Zip Aviation Announces New LongRanger and Expanded Services From New York's 30th St. Heliport

Zip Aviation Announces New LongRanger and Expanded Services From New York's 30th St. Heliport

11-Oct-2009Source: All The Articles

Zip Aviation has taken delivery of its first Bell Helicopter 206L Long Ranger and plans to use the helicopter for charter service from Manhattan’s West 30th Street Heliport. This will be the first time for a Bell helicopter to be flown from the 30th St. Heliport.... Read more

Dart Announces Brazilian Approval of Crosstubes for the Bell 206A/B, 206L Series and 407

Dart Announces Brazilian Approval of Crosstubes for the Bell 206A/B, 206L Series and 407

3-Oct-2009Source: Vertical

DART Helicopter Services announces that their affiliated partner, DART Aerospace Ltd., has received Brazilian approval of their Crosstubes for the Bell 206A/B/L/L1/L3/L4 and Bell 407. FAA, Transport Canada and EASA approvals have been previously received.... Read more

Bell Helicopter Introduces First LongRanger Upgrade Program

Bell Helicopter Introduces First LongRanger Upgrade Program

30-Sep-2009Source: Bell

The upgrade program takes existing 206L1/206L3 airframes, and utilizing production parts from the current 206L4 program, creates modernized 206L1+ / 206L3+ aircraft that will provide the proven 206L4 reliability, increased payload capacity and reduced operating cost.... Read more

Canadian registered crop-sprayer violates Washington DC restricted airspace

Canadian registered crop-sprayer violates Washington DC restricted airspace

5-Sep-2009Source: Examiner

The helicopter, tail number C-GKCW, landed at a regional airport in Leesburg, Va., after the intrusion. The aircraft is a Bell 206L Long Ranger equipped with spraying bars used for agricultural crop dusting. The helicopter is operated by Sunrise Helicopters, Inc.... Read more

KUTV takes news helicopter out of service

KUTV takes news helicopter out of service

20-Aug-2009Source: Salt Lake Tribune

The local CBS affiliate, to save on leasing fees and the cost of storing it in a hanger, did not renew its lease with the helicopter, said General Manager David Phillips. “I’d much rather lose that than people. These are tough times.”... Read more

Iowa helicopter case goes to jury

Iowa helicopter case goes to jury

13-Jul-2009Source: Globe Gazette

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Air Evac Lifeteam works closely with TORN Racing

Air Evac Lifeteam works closely with TORN Racing

6-Jul-2009Source: KHBR

TORN Racing (Texas Off Road Nationals) in Arlington has teamed with Air Evac, which has a local base in West, to ensure the safety of its racers.... Read more

UH, TCEQ test airborne benzene detector

UH, TCEQ test airborne benzene detector

9-Jun-2009Source: Houston Business Journal

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Firefighting helicopter stationed in Ohiopyle

Firefighting helicopter stationed in Ohiopyle

31-Mar-2009Source: Herald Standard

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United Rotorcraft Solutions Delivers Refurbished Bell 206 to Helidosa

United Rotorcraft Solutions Delivers Refurbished Bell 206 to Helidosa

27-Mar-2009Source: Vertical

The 206 was sent to URS for a nose to tail upgrade. URS removed all the avionics and communications equipment along with the Stormscope, autopilot, split buss systems and over sized instrument panel. The ECU and bleed air heater were also removed.... Read more

Cox Air Care upgrades with NVG

Cox Air Care upgrades with NVG

1-Mar-2009Source: Branson Daily News

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Precise Flight, Leading Edge and L-3 Team Up to Provide Pulsing HID/Infrared Camera Combination for Bell 206 and 407

Precise Flight, Leading Edge and L-3 Team Up to Provide Pulsing HID/Infrared Camera Combination for Bell 206 and 407

21-Feb-2009Source: Precise Flight

Precise Flight, Inc. in collaboration with L-3 Communications Avionics Systems and Leading Edge Aviation has introduced a modification incorporating high intensity lights and infrared imaging for Bell 206 and 407 helicopters. The new STC’d system unites the PreciseLite HID’s with L-3’s Infrared Imaging System (IRISâ„¢) camera kit to dramatically increase a pilot’s ability to navigate... Read more

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