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Breeze-Eastern LLC Awarded Patent for Helicopter Hoist Systems

Breeze-Eastern LLC Awarded Patent for Helicopter Hoist Systems

A helicopter-hoist system is described. The system may include: hoist equipment, illumination systems, range-measuring equipment, camera(s), communication systems, display devices, processing/control systems including image-processing systems, and power-management systems. The system may also include a smart-hook for measuring a load on the hook. Based on the measured load on the cable, the lighting may be illuminated in… Read more »

Source: USPTO, 22-Aug-18

Breeze-Eastern Introduces New Lighted Hook

Breeze-Eastern Introduces New Lighted Hook

Breeze-Eastern Corporation (NYSE: TDG) will unveil its new illuminated bumper, designed for quick and easy installation on any Breeze-Eastern hook assembly, this week at HAI HELI-EXPO 2017 in Dallas. All three Breeze-Eastern rescue hooks, the lighted bumper and other company rescue hoist products will be featured at Exhibit 9334, where experts will be on hand… Read more »

Source: Breeze-Eastern, 06-Mar-17

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Oceania Aviation Complete Upgrade Mod for BO105 Hoist

Oceania Aviation Complete Upgrade Mod for BO105 Hoist

Oceania Aviation’s Part 148 Manufacturing team, Airborne Systems have recently completed an Approved Modification to the OEM Hoist arm allowing the replacement of the obsolete Wadell Hoist with a NEW Breeze Eastern HS20200 600lb system on the BO105 Series model. The BO105 Hoist Arm Conversion was recently certified by an Australian operator and includes a… Read more »

Source: Oceania Aviation, 09-Sep-16

Breeze-Eastern to Showcase New Products at Heli-Expo

Breeze-Eastern to Showcase New Products at Heli-Expo

Breeze-Eastern LLC will display its largest-ever array of leading-edge and legacy products in Exhibit 11944 at HAI HELI-EXPO 2016. The company will introduce and display a new DC brushless motor and controller for new and legacy 20200 Series rescue hoists. The upgraded hoist, known as BL-20200-440, features unlimited duty cycle, a 60 percent increase in… Read more »

Source: Breeze-Eastern, 01-Mar-16

Breeze-Eastern merges with TransDigm Corp

Breeze-Eastern merges with TransDigm Corp

TransDigm Group Incorporated (“TransDigm”) (NYSE: TDG) and Breeze-Eastern Corporation (“Breeze-Eastern”) (NYSE MKT: BZC) today announced a definitive merger agreement providing for Breeze-Eastern to become an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of TransDigm. TransDigm and Breeze-Eastern both design, manufacture and supply highly engineered aircraft components. Under the terms of the agreement, a subsidiary of TransDigm will commence a… Read more »

Source: TransDigm, 24-Nov-15

Breeze-Eastern announces $8.9M USCG Dolphin hoist contract

Breeze-Eastern announces $8.9M USCG Dolphin hoist contract

The U.S. Coast Guard has contracted with Breeze-Eastern Corporation (NYSE MKT: BZC) to provide new hydraulic hoist controllers for their MH-65 search and rescue fleet. The contract provides for deliveries over the next three years with early deliveries acceptable and encouraged.  Breeze-Eastern, the aerospace industry’s only dedicated hoist and winch specialist, received this production contract… Read more »

Source: Breeze-Eastern, 29-Oct-15

Aviation Maintainer Receives NHA Award Sponsored By Breeze-Eastern

Aviation Maintainer Receives NHA Award Sponsored By Breeze-Eastern

U.S. Coast Guard AET2 David W. Cummings has been awarded the Naval Helicopter Association’s 2015 Enlisted Maintenance Person of the Year Award at the 2015 NHA conference in San Diego, Calif. Brad Pedersen, president and CEO of Breeze-Eastern Corporation (NYSE MKT: BZC), presented the award on May 12 during a special ceremony at the conference…. Read more »

Source: Breeze-Eastern, 27-May-15

Breeze-Eastern Achieves 1,000-Hoist Delivery Milestone

Breeze-Eastern Achieves 1,000-Hoist Delivery Milestone

Breeze-Eastern Corporation (NYSE MKT: BZC), the aerospace industry’s only dedicated hoist and winch specialist, today announced the milestone delivery of more than 1,000 BL-29900 rescue hoist systems. “Building and delivering these 1,000 hoists is a point of pride for our team,” said President and CEO Brad Pedersen. “This milestone is a powerful reminder that our… Read more »

Source: Breeze-Eastern, 30-Mar-15

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Most Significant Rescue Hoist Improvement in More than 50 Years – says Breeze-Eastern

Most Significant Rescue Hoist Improvement in More than 50 Years – says Breeze-Eastern

Breeze-Eastern Corporation (NYSE MKT:BZC), the aerospace industry’s only dedicated hoist and winch specialist, is introducing its advanced concept rescue hoist to the Army Aviation community for the first time at this year’s Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit, March 29-31 in Nashville. A prototype of the MissionView™ Situational Awareness System will be on display in exhibit 476,… Read more »

Source: Breeze Eastern, 30-Mar-15

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Breeze-Eastern Appoints RUAG Aviation as Center of Excellence

Breeze-Eastern Appoints RUAG Aviation as Center of Excellence

Breeze Eastern Corporation (NYSE MKT: BZC), the aerospace industry’s only dedicated hoist and winch specialist, has appointed RUAG Aviation as a Center of Excellence (COE) in Europe. RUAG Aviation is headquartered in Switzerland and is an experienced and authorized service center for Breeze-Eastern products. As a COE, RUAG Aviation is guaranteeing 30-day turn times and… Read more »

Source: Breeze-Easter, 03-Mar-15

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Breeze-Eastern Advances MissionView Development

Breeze-Eastern Advances MissionView Development

Breeze Eastern Corporation (NYSE MKT: BZC), the aerospace industry’s only dedicated hoist and winch specialist, is completing initial system development and is on track to flight test and begin qualification on its MissionView™ Situational Awareness System in the next several months. The MissionView System is designed with integrated sensors that wirelessly transmit real-time color video… Read more »

Source: Breeze-Eastern, 01-Mar-15

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Breeze-Eastern Cuts Spares Delivery Times to Less Than 30 Days

Breeze-Eastern Cuts Spares Delivery Times to Less Than 30 Days

Breeze-Eastern Corporation (NYSE MKT: BZC), the aerospace industry’s only dedicated hoist and winch specialist, has reduced commercial spare parts delivery times from 90 days to less than 30, and the most commonly ordered spares are now reaching customers in just 14 days. Commercial overhaul and repair turn times have also steadily declined and have been… Read more »

Source: Breeze-Eastern, 27-Feb-15

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Breeze-Eastern Establishes Tech Works for Advanced Product Development

Breeze-Eastern Establishes Tech Works for Advanced Product Development

Breeze-Eastern Corporation (NYSE MKT: BZC), the aerospace industry’s only dedicated hoist and winch specialist, has established an advanced innovation and new product development organization called Breeze Tech Works. Company CEO and President Brad Pedersen said the Tech Works mission is to rapidly bring to market customer-driven product improvements and next-gen technologies. “We are taking a… Read more »

Source: Breeze-Eastern, 26-Feb-15

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Breeze-Eastern Teams with Priority 1 Air Rescue To Expand and Improve Operator Training Programs

Breeze-Eastern Teams with Priority 1 Air Rescue To Expand and Improve Operator Training Programs

Breeze Eastern Corporation (NYSE MKT: BZC), today announced plans to partner with Priority 1 Air Rescue for customer training. Under the terms of the 36-month service agreement, Breeze-Eastern’s commercial and military customers have the option to choose Priority 1 for operational hoist and winch training. Breeze-Eastern will continue to offer its own maintenance training, and… Read more »

Source: Breeze Eastern, 25-Feb-15

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Breeze-Eastern Appoints Saab As First European Center of Excellence

Breeze-Eastern Appoints Saab As First European Center of Excellence

Breeze-Eastern Corporation (NYSE MKT: BZC), the aerospace industry’s only dedicated hoist and winch specialist, has appointed defense and security company Saab, a long time authorized service center for Breeze-Eastern, as the company’s first Center of Excellence (COE) in Europe. As a COE, Saab is guaranteeing 30-day turn times and other enhanced services for product maintenance,… Read more »

Source: Breeze Eastern, 02-Dec-14

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Breeze-Eastern Announces New Product Innovation Center and Reorganization

Breeze-Eastern Announces New Product Innovation Center and Reorganization

Breeze-Eastern Corporation (NYSE MKT: BZC), the aerospace industry’s only dedicated hoist and winch specialist, continues its strong focus on technology and innovation, today announcing plans for a Virginia-based Innovation and New Product Development Center. The Innovation Center, to be located in the Fredericksburg, Virginia area, will be led by Brad Repp, who has joined Breeze-Eastern… Read more »

Source: Breeze-Eastern, 19-Aug-14

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Breeze-Eastern Unveils New Rescue Hoist Enhancements at Farnborough

Breeze-Eastern Unveils New Rescue Hoist Enhancements at Farnborough

Breeze Eastern Corporation (AMEX: BZC), the aerospace industry’s only dedicated hoist and winch specialist, is unveiling a series of rescue hoist product enhancements and sensor integration concepts designed to improve situational awareness for rescue mission crews. The product enhancements, which are designed to improve safety and reduce the time required to complete a rescue mission,… Read more »

Source: Breeze Eastern, 15-Jul-14

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Triman Industries to distribute Breeze-Eastern parts to US Government customers

Triman Industries to distribute Breeze-Eastern parts to US Government customers

Breeze-Eastern Corporation (NYSE MKT: BZC), today announced it has authorized Triman Industries Inc. to distribute spare parts to the hoist and winch manufacturer’s U.S. Government customers. Effective immediately, U.S. Government customers should direct inquiries and requests to Barbara Robertson (856-767-7945) at Triman. “As the aerospace industry’s only dedicated hoist and winch specialist, we continue to… Read more »

Source: Breeze Eastern, 06-May-14

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Breeze-Eastern Enhances Spares Distribution System

Breeze-Eastern Enhances Spares Distribution System

Responding to customer needs for faster spares parts deliveries,Breeze-Eastern Corporation (NYSE MKT: BZC), the aerospace industry’s only dedicated hoist and winch specialist, today announced plans for a new spare parts distribution system supported by significantly increased inventory levels. “We recognize that responsive spares support and turnaround times are critical to our customers’ mission success,” said… Read more »

Source: Breeze-Eastern, 25-Feb-14

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Breeze-Eastern wins $37M contract for Advanced Rescue Hoists

Breeze-Eastern wins $37M contract for Advanced Rescue Hoists

Breeze-Eastern Corporation (NYSE MKT: BZC), the aerospace industry’s only dedicated hoist and winch specialist, has been selected by the U.S. Army to supply BL-29900-30-1 high performance rescue hoists, as it upgrades its fleet of medical evacuation and search and rescue BLACK HAWK helicopters. These helicopters are used by active Army, Reserves and the National Guard,… Read more »

Source: Breeze-Eastern, 24-Jan-14

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Breeze-Eastern Overhauls Customer Support Organization

Breeze-Eastern Overhauls Customer Support Organization

Significant improvements in overhaul and repair turnaround times at Breeze-Eastern Corp. (AMEX: BZC) represent an important element of a broader customer support initiative underway at the helicopter hoist, winch and hook manufacturer. The Company has improved turnaround times by 54 percent over the past year and is now expanding its Customer Support organization with new… Read more »

Source: Breeze-Eastern, 23-Sep-13

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Breeze-Eastern Wins $7 Million Order

Breeze-Eastern Wins $7 Million Order

Breeze-Eastern Corp. (AMEX: BZC), the aerospace industry’s only dedicated hoist and winch manufacturer, has received a $7 million order from the U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command Weapons Support Unit to repair a range of cargo hooks and hoists for CH-53 helicopters. “Our team recognizes the importance of supporting this vital equipment with timely repairs, and… Read more »

Source: Breeze-Eastern, 18-Jul-13

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Breeze Eastern awarded $7M for H-53 work

Breeze Eastern awarded $7M for H-53 work

Breeze Eastern Corp., Whippany, N.J., is being awarded a $7,002,145 modification to previously awarded contract (N00383-12-D-002F) to exercise option year one for the repair of five items required to support the H-53 helicopter. Work will be performed in Whippany, N.J., and is expected to be completed Nov. 21, 2013. If all options are exercised, work… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 28-May-13

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Breeze-Eastern to Design and Produce New Winch for MV-22

Breeze-Eastern to Design and Produce New Winch for MV-22

Breeze-Eastern Corporation (AMEX: BZC), the aerospace industry’s only dedicated hoist and winch specialist, has been selected by The Boeing Company to design, develop and produce a new cargo winch for the MV-22 Osprey. Breeze-Eastern will initially manufacture 18 winches, with first deliveries in 2014. “Breeze-Eastern is proud to bring this product to the U.S. Marine… Read more »

Source: Breeze-Eastern, 16-May-13

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Breeze-Eastern announces New Sales

Breeze-Eastern announces New Sales

The United States Coast Guard has contracted with Breeze-Eastern Corporation (AMEX: BZC) to design a new hydraulic hoist controller for its MH-65 search and rescue helicopters. Breeze-Eastern, the aerospace industry’s only dedicated hoist and winch specialist expects a production contract to follow the $1 million design program. The new controller will replace a 25-year-old legacy… Read more »

Source: Breeze-Eastern, 05-Mar-13

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Breeze-Eastern unveils new leadership and organizational changes

Breeze-Eastern unveils new leadership and organizational changes

Brad Pedersen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Breeze-Eastern Corporation (AMEX: BZC), the aerospace industry’s only dedicated hoist and winch specialist, today announced a series of changes designed to strengthen key areas of the organization. Steve Chisarik has joined the company as Vice President of Development Programs; Rodger Hahneman has been promoted to General Manager… Read more »

Source: Breeze Eastern, 21-Feb-13

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Breeze-Eastern wins multi-year award to supply mission critical equipment for H-60s

Breeze-Eastern wins multi-year award to supply mission critical equipment for H-60s

Breeze-Eastern Corporation (AMEX: BZC), the aerospace industry’s only dedicated hoist and winch specialist, has been selected by Sikorsky Aircraft to supply cargo hooks, electric rescue hoists and RAST (Recovery Assist, Secure and Traverse) probes for U.S. Army UH/HH-60M BLACK HAWK and U.S. Navy MH-60S and MH-60R Naval Hawk™ helicopters. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United… Read more »

Source: Breeze-Eastern, 08-Oct-12

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Breeze-Eastern awarded $25M contract for HH-60G hoist repair

Breeze-Eastern awarded $25M contract for HH-60G hoist repair

Breeze-Eastern Corp., Whippany, N.J. (FA8524-12-D-0009), is being awarded a $25,082,679 firm-fixed-price contract to repair the rescue hoist and control box supporting the HH-60G helicopters.  The location of the performance is Whippany, N.J.  Work is expected to be completed by Sept. 20, 2018. The contracting activity is AFSC/PZAAA, Robins Air Force Base, Ga.

Source: US DoD, 26-Sep-12

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Breeze-Eastern awarded $8.2M contract for UH-60 winch overhaul work

Breeze-Eastern awarded $8.2M contract for UH-60 winch overhaul work

Breeze-Eastern, Whippany, N.J., was awarded an $8,228,539 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the overhaul services of a winch in support of UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter.  Work will be performed in Whippany, with an estimated completion date of July 26, 2017.  The bid was solicited through the Internet, with one bid received.  The U.S…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 28-Aug-12

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Breeze-Eastern name new President/CEO

Breeze-Eastern name new President/CEO

Breeze-Eastern Corporation (nyse mkt:BZC)(nyse mkt:the “Company”) today announced that Brad Pedersen has been appointed to serve as the Company’s new President and Chief Executive Officer. Pedersen succeeds Donald M. (Mike) Harlan, who has served as Breeze-Eastern’s President and CEO since January, 2010, and who has decided to resign to pursue other interests. Pedersen has been… Read more »

Source: Breeze-Eastern, 23-May-12

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Breeze-Eastern announces Q1 results conference call

Breeze-Eastern announces Q1 results conference call

Breeze-Eastern Corporation (Amex: BZC) will announce its Fiscal 2012 First Quarter financial results for the period ended June 30, 2011 on August 4, 2011. In conjunction with the release, the Company will conduct its teleconference call at 11:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, August 4, 2011 to discuss the company’s financial results for its First Quarter… Read more »

Source: Breeze-Eastern, 02-Aug-11

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Breeze-Eastern reports FY2011 and Q4 results

Breeze-Eastern reports FY2011 and Q4 results

-Breeze-Eastern Corporation (NYSE Amex: BZC) today reported its Fiscal 2011 financial results. Net sales: $78.2 million, a company record high, versus $69.0 million for Fiscal 2010. Net income: $5.0 million, or $0.53 per diluted share, versus a net loss of ($6.0) million, or ($0.64) per diluted share, last year. Adjusted EBITDA, a “Non-GAAP Financial Measure” as… Read more »

Source: Breeze-Eastern, 05-Jun-11

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Breeze-Eastern announces year-end Teleconference

Breeze-Eastern announces year-end Teleconference

-Breeze-Eastern Corporation (Amex: BZC) will announce its Fiscal 2011 Fourth Quarter and year-end financial results for the period ended March 31, 2011 on June 3, 2011. In conjunction with the release, the Company will conduct its teleconference call at 10:00 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 3, 2011 to discuss the company’s financial results for its Fourth… Read more »

Source: Breeze-Eastern, 29-May-11

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Breeze-Eastern’s next-generation Reactive Overload Clutch released

Breeze-Eastern’s next-generation Reactive Overload Clutch released

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) is upgrading the hoists of more than 100 H-65 Multi-Mission Cutter Helicopters with a unique safety-enhancing product available exclusively from Breeze-Eastern Corporation (Heli-Expo Exhibit 3631). The USCG installation of the Reactive Overload Clutch is nearly complete and many of the upgraded hoists are already operational. The Reactive Overload Clutch is… Read more »

Source: Breeze-Eastern, 03-Mar-11

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President and CEO Interview: Breeze-Eastern’s Mike Harlan

President and CEO Interview: Breeze-Eastern’s Mike Harlan

Mr. Harlan joined Breeze-Eastern in 2009 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer; he was appointed CEO and President, and elected to the board at the start of 2010.

Source: The Wall Street Transcript, 06-Oct-10

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Vector Aerospace announces transition of Breeze Eastern product support

Vector Aerospace Corporation wishes to inform its customers and affected operators that they once again have a Canadian support alternative for Breeze Eastern Corporation products.

Source: Vertical, 11-Aug-09

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Breeze-Eastern Selects GasTOPS as Authorized Service Centre for Canada

Source: Breeze-Eastern, 11-Apr-09

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