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ASU Completes 800th FAA Approved NVIS Modification

ASU Completes 800th FAA Approved NVIS Modification

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) announced today that it completed its 800th FAA approved night vision cockpit modification prior to HELI EXPO. The modification was completed on an AW139 for Construction Helicopters, Inc., (CHI Aviation). “Reaching 800 modifications is a significant milestone,” said ASU President James Winkel. “ASU from day one has committed to enhancing aircraft… Read more »

Source: ASU, 26-Feb-14

USTransCom renews Afghanistan contract with Construction Helicopters for $33M

USTransCom renews Afghanistan contract with Construction Helicopters for $33M

Construction Helicopters Inc., Howell, Mich., is being awarded a $33,602,864 modification 18 to previously awarded task order 0002 under contract HTC711-11-D-R022 to exercise option year three for rotary wing aircraft, personnel, equipment, tools, material, maintenance and supervision necessary to perform passenger and cargo air transportation services. Work will be performed in Afghanistan, andis expected to… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 05-Nov-13

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Multi-State Wildland Fires Stretch Airborne Firefighting Fleets

Multi-State Wildland Fires Stretch Airborne Firefighting Fleets

As wildland fires rage across nine far western States in the Continental US, airtanker and helicopter operators are continuing to support ground-based fire fighters, despite heavy demand for aerial assets. “We have every available aircraft under USFS exclusive use contract working on–or prepared to deploy–to a fire,” said Ron Hooper, Chief Executive Officer of Neptune Aviation… Read more »

Source: AHS&AFA, 20-Aug-13

Construction Helicopters awarded $31M for Afghanistan work

Construction Helicopters awarded $31M for Afghanistan work

Canadian Commercial Corp./Canadian Helicopters Ltd., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, $72,393,145 (HTC711-10-D-R025); AAR Airlift Group Inc., Palm Bay, Fla., $161,544,147; (HTC711-10-D-R026 TO 0001 and 0002); Vertical de Aviacion Ltd., Bogota, Columbia, $214,259,924 (HTC711-10-D-R027 TO 0001 and TO 0002); Evergreen Helicopters Inc., McMinnville, Ore., $24,628,600 (HTC711-10-D-R028); Columbia Helicopters Inc., Aurora, Ore., $97,795,019, (HTC711-11-D-R021 TO 0002 and 0003); and… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 05-Nov-12

14-May-12 N903CH Sikorsky S58T Forestsville, US-Pennsylvania

Precautionary landing due to low visibility

14-May-12

Construction Helicopters awarded $29M more for Afghanistan work

Construction Helicopters awarded $29M more for Afghanistan work

Construction Helicopters, Inc., Howell, Mich., is being awarded a $29,254,456 option year modification for rotary wing aircraft, personnel, equipment, tools, material, maintenance, and supervision necessary to perform passenger and cargo air transportation services.  Work will be performed in Afghanistan, and the option will start Nov. 1, 2011, to be completed by Oct. 31, 2012.  This… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 04-Nov-11