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AMS and AUTOFLUG sign cooperation agreement

AMS and AUTOFLUG sign cooperation agreement

“The slim, lightweight and narrow design is excellently suited to the kind of technical task we are continually addressing.” This statement from Mr Andrea Girolin, Manager and CEO of AMS Heli Design LLC., based in Denison, Texas, explains very clearly why he has decided to purchase new safety seats from AUTOFLUG. The company AMS, which… Read more »

Source: AUTOFLUG, 18-Mar-19

IMT Vislink showcases updated AVDS System

IMT Vislink showcases updated AVDS System

IMT Vislink is showcasing its updated Airborne Video Downlink System (AVDS) with the addition of the TSM-2020 Transport Management System at the HAI HELI-EXPO 2019 (Booth C4338). IMT Vislink’s AVDS is an integrated suite of downlink transmitters, receivers and antennas that creates a comprehensive aerial-based video transmission solution. It is designed to improve situational awareness… Read more »

Source: IMT Vislink, 14-Mar-19

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HAI Partners with JSfirm.com to Address Shortage

HAI Partners with JSfirm.com to Address Shortage

Helicopter Association International (HAI) is excited to announce a new Partner Service membership benefit with JSfirm.com (Booth B4917) that offers HAI’s members a dynamic new tool to promote employment opportunities. This partnership comes as a result of both organizations recognizing the other’s focus on providing solutions to the shortage of qualified aviation professionals. The elements… Read more »

Source: HAI, 14-Mar-19

CHC H175 to become first helicopter new digital logcards

CHC H175 to become first helicopter new digital logcards

CHC Helicopter’s newest H175 will become the first Airbus helicopter to be delivered with digital logcards. The announcement, made at HAI Heli-Expo in Atlanta, Georgia, makes Airbus Helicopters the first helicopter manufacturer on the market to transform paper-based logcards into easy-to-use digital data. “A logcard is a document that tracks the entire history of critical… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 13-Mar-19

SureFlight debuts its B505 with custom updates

SureFlight debuts its B505 with custom updates

A highly customized Bell 505 Jet Ranger X, N505GT will be on display at static Booth #C08 at the 2019 Heli Expo in Atlanta, GA next to Bell Helicopter’s Booth. SureFlight’s Bell 505 GT Package includes, Custom paint, seats, headliner, metal gaspers, carpet, and repainted interior doors and a baggage compartment liner. SureFlight is a… Read more »

Source: SureFlight, 13-Mar-19

Flightdocs launches new ops product for helicopter operators

Flightdocs launches new ops product for helicopter operators

Flightdocs (Booth #B3228), the leading provider of aviation software solutions, announces their new platform, Flightdocs Operations™. 100% cloud based, Flightdocs Operations™ utilizes the latest in web and mobile technology to deliver a modern, intuitive and powerful platform to manage every aspect of a helicopter flight operation. Since the release of Flightdocs HMX geared towards maintenance… Read more »

Source: Flightdocs, 12-Mar-19

David MacNeil becomes first private customer in North America to upgrade to new H145

David MacNeil becomes first private customer in North America to upgrade to new H145

Chicago-based customer David MacNeil is the first business and private aviation customer in North America to choose the new 5-bladed H145, announced at the Heli-Expo trade show. The new version of Airbus’ best-selling H145 increases the useful load of the helicopter by 150 kg (330lbs) while delivering new levels of comfort, simplicity and connectivity. “As… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 12-Mar-19

Airbus Helicopters announces 43 orders at Heli-Expo 2019

Airbus Helicopters announces 43 orders at Heli-Expo 2019

Airbus Helicopters wraps up the 2019 edition of Heli-Expo with 43 orders from worldwide customers announced for the whole Airbus civil product range – H125, H130, H135, H145, H160, H175 and H225. Twenty-one helicopters of the 43 orders announced at the show were from longstanding Airbus Helicopters customer Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH), which unveiled… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 12-Mar-19

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ACH160 helicopter sale maintains strong ACH momentum into 2019

ACH160 helicopter sale maintains strong ACH momentum into 2019

The sale of an Airbus ACH160 private helicopter to a European customer who is taking an Airbus aircraft for the first time underlines the sustained success of Airbus Corporate Helicopters following its highly positive first full year in 2018. Leading helicopter operator LionsAir of Switzerland will fly and maintain the aircraft on behalf of an… Read more »

Source: Airbus Corporate Helicopters, 12-Mar-19

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Dare County MedFlight to upgrade to new H145

Dare County MedFlight to upgrade to new H145

North Carolina air medical operator Dare County MedFlight will be the first customer in North America to retrofit its helicopter to the new 5-bladed version, announced today at the Heli-Expo tradeshow at the Georgia World Congress Center. The new version of Airbus Helicopters’ best-selling H145 light twin-engine helicopter brings a new, innovative five-bladed rotor to… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 12-Mar-19

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A new Enstrom 280FX for Training in France

A new Enstrom 280FX for Training in France

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation was pleased to deliver their newest 280FX to the French training company, Golf Tango at Heli-Expo in Atlanta. Gérard Taunay, founder of Golf Tango was on hand, along with François Gatineau, CEO of Rotor and Aircraft, the Enstrom dealer in France. This new 280FX will be operated from Golf Tango’s main base… Read more »

Source: Enstrom, 11-Mar-19

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ZF Luftfahrttechnik GmbH pioneers electric mobility in helicopter systems

ZF Luftfahrttechnik GmbH pioneers electric mobility in helicopter systems

ZF is constantly advancing vehicle electrification. Now, ZF Luftfahrttechnik GmbH presents at the largest trade fair for the international helicopter community, HAI Heli-Expo 2019, its vision in the electrified future of aviation. Products of ZF Luftfahrttechnik GmbH and the entire ZF Group stand for reliability, quality and innovation and they are based on groundbreaking technical… Read more »

Source: ZF Luftfahrttechnik GmbH, 11-Mar-19

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Forest Helicopters upgrades fleet with Airbus H125

Forest Helicopters upgrades fleet with Airbus H125

Forest Helicopters Inc. has signed an order for a light single-engine H125 helicopter from Airbus Helicopters Canada. A seasoned utility operator with Ontario bases in Kenora and Pickle Lake, the company will utilize the aircraft for a variety of missions including diamond drill support, powerline maintenance, fire suppression, wildlife services, airborne geophysics and precision aerial… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 11-Mar-19

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Kopter and Louisiana State announce new helicopter facility

Kopter and Louisiana State announce new helicopter facility

During an event taking place today at Heli-Expo, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Kopter Group’s CEO Andreas Löwenstein jointly announced that Kopter will establish a new production facility for its SH09 helicopter in Lafayette, Louisiana. Kopter will lease a 84,700 sq. ft. facility from the Lafayette Airport Commission, which owns the state-of-the-art helicopter assembly… Read more »

Source: Kopter, 11-Mar-19

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Norwegian Air Ambulance orders new Airbus

Norwegian Air Ambulance orders new Airbus

Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation (NAAF) has become the launch customer in the emergency medical services (EMS) sector for the new H145 helicopter unveiled at the Heli-Expo 2019 exhibition. The Foundation, parent of Norwegian Air Ambulance Services (NOLAS), has ordered a single H145 which will be used for advanced research and development purposes. Airbus announced at… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 11-Mar-19

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MD Helicopters Features Tennessee Valley Authority MD530F and MD969 at Heli-Expo 2019

MD Helicopters Features Tennessee Valley Authority MD530F and MD969 at Heli-Expo 2019

MD Helicopters’ booth, C1228, at the 2019 HAI Heli-Expo in Atlanta, Georgia, reflects the company’s commitment to manufacturing and delivering the most effective and efficient single-engine and light twin-engine helicopters available. At the 2019 HAI Heli-Expo, MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) will proudly display two of its most iconic helicopter models, the MD 530F and the… Read more »

Source: MD Helicopers, 11-Mar-19

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New Options for Enstrom Service in France

New Options for Enstrom Service in France

The newest Enstrom Helicopter service center was announced at Heli-Expo in Atlanta. Copter & Boat’s Dream, also known as Copter Company in France, is owned by Eddy Pacalis and is based in Cournonsec, West of Montpellier on the Mediterranean Riviera where they maintain 30+ helicopters including 6 Enstroms. Doug Smith, Director of Product Support at… Read more »

Source: Enstrom, 11-Mar-19

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Air Medical places order for 21 Airbuses

Air Medical places order for 21 Airbuses

Longstanding Airbus Helicopters customer Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH) will add a total of 21 helicopters to its fleet for air medical transport missions, announced at the Heli-Expo 2019 trade show in Atlanta. The agreement consists of a mix of single-engine H125 and twin-engine H135 helicopters, with nine of the orders confirmed in 2018 and… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 11-Mar-19

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Airbus selects PW206B3 engine to power H135

Airbus  selects PW206B3 engine to power H135

Airbus Helicopters announced Wednesday its selection of the Pratt & Whitney PW206B3 engine to power the Airbus H135 IFR-certified helicopter the company is proposing for the U.S. Navy helicopter trainer replacement. Company officials made the announcement at the 2019 Heli-Expo industry trade show in Atlanta. “Pratt & Whitney engines power a large portion of the… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 11-Mar-19

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Weststar Aviation Services tests HeliLink virtual technical support technology

Weststar Aviation Services tests HeliLink virtual technical support technology

Leonardo announced today at Heli-Expo 2019 a collaboration with Weststar Aviation Services Sdn Bhd of Malaysia as launch customer of the HeliLink digital product support engineering assistant. The new service provides a remote video-call support for maintenance technicians with augmented reality, resulting in quick assistance for trouble shooting, improved helicopter fleet reliability and management. Weststar… Read more »

Source: Leonardo, 08-Mar-19

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Bell at Heli-Expo 2019 Day 2

Bell at Heli-Expo 2019 Day 2

JB Investments Signs for four Bell 407 GXis Bell and JB Investments, Independent Representative for Bell in Poland, celebrated the sale of three Bell 407GXi Helicopters to the Polish Police and one Bell 407GXi to a corporate customer. “This is the first sale of the Bell 407GXi platform to a European law enforcement agency,” said… Read more »

Source: Bell, 08-Mar-19

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Sikorsky Honors CHC S-92 Rescue Crew

Sikorsky Honors CHC S-92 Rescue Crew

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today recognized the heroic efforts of a CHC Helicopter crew with a Sikorsky Rescue Award, highlighting a successful search and rescue mission conducted with an S-92® helicopter. Sikorsky President Dan Schultz presented the Winged-S Rescue Award in a ceremony at the 2019 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo. The CHC… Read more »

Source: Lockheed Martin, 08-Mar-19

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Advanced Flight of New Zealand launches new ACH145 helicopter

Advanced Flight of New Zealand launches new ACH145 helicopter

New Zealand VIP and charter operator Advanced Flight has become launch customer for the Airbus ACH145 helicopter – the private and business aviation version of the new H145 announced at Heli-Expo. The aircraft is the latest model in the portfolio of Airbus Corporate Helicopters, the premium brand of Airbus Helicopters, providing a tailored offering to… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 08-Mar-19

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Metro delivers first IFR certified EC145e

Metro delivers first IFR certified EC145e

Metro Aviation announced the delivery of the first Single/Dual Pilot Instrument Flight Rules-capable Airbus EC145e to GundersenAIR in Lacrosse, Wisconsin. “Having IFR capabilities assures that we are providing our crews and our patients with the utmost safety and technology and we are grateful to Metro Aviation for the painstaking and meticulous work they have done… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 08-Mar-19

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MD Helicopters to feature class cockpit MD530F

MD Helicopters to feature class cockpit MD530F

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) is excited to celebrate the delivery of a new MD 530F to Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), and to feature this high-performance helicopter in its booth (C1228) at HAI’s Heli-Expo 2019. The third MD 530F to join the TVA fleet, this proven single-engine helicopter is already in use supporting powerline utility, inspections,… Read more »

Source: MD Helicopters, 07-Mar-19

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Everett Aviation Signs with Lobo Leasing for S-92A

Everett Aviation Signs with Lobo Leasing for S-92A

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT),  welcomed Everett Aviation as its newest S-92A™ helicopter customer at a ceremony at the 2019 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo. Everett signed a contract with Lobo Leasing Limited for a utility S-92A helicopter that will support oil and gas and utility operations. The aircraft, which is on display at… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 07-Mar-19

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Leonardo to expand US training with AW169 and AW609 simulators

Leonardo to expand US training with AW169 and AW609 simulators

Leonardo announced at Heli-Expo 2019 a substantial reinforcement of its helicopter training capabilities and services in the USA with the establishment of a new Training Academy within its production facility in Philadelphia. The new purpose-built campus is expected to be completed in 2020. With a 65 million USD multiyear investment, the new Training Academy will… Read more »

Source: Leonardo, 07-Mar-19

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Leonardo to produce AW609 tiltrotor Level D Full Flight Simulator

Leonardo to produce AW609 tiltrotor Level D Full Flight Simulator

Leonardo announced at Heli-Expo 2019 in Atlanta the start of production of the world’s first AW609 tiltrotor Level D Full Flight Simulator (FFS) and the intention to introduce the first US-based AW169 Level D Full Flight Simulator. Both will be installed into the new Training Academy being developed at the Company’s helicopter facility based in… Read more »

Source: Leonardo, 07-Mar-19

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Leonardo’s new Helicopter Training Academy in Philadelphia

Leonardo’s new Helicopter Training Academy in Philadelphia

Leonardo announced at Heli-Expo 2019 a substantial reinforcement of its helicopter training capabilities and services in the USA with the establishment of a new Training Academy within its production facility in Philadelphia. The new purpose-built campus is expected to be completed in 2020. With a 65 million USD multiyear investment, the new Training Academy will… Read more »

Source: Leonardo, 07-Mar-19

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Essex Industries is proud to debut its new Ergonomic Collective Grip at Heli-Expo 2019

Essex Industries is proud to debut its new Ergonomic Collective Grip at Heli-Expo 2019

Essex Industries is proud to introduce its new Ergonomic Collective Grip. This patent-pending design incorporates additional switches to eliminate hand repositioning or dual seat inputs. The grip’s unique shape provides the optimum hand position for long-range comfort, reducing fatigue during flight. The new Ergonomic Collective Grip enables pilots to fly the aircraft while maintaining control… Read more »

Source: Essex Industries, 07-Mar-19

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Avalex Unveils Osprey Mission Management System at Heli-Expo 2019

Avalex Unveils Osprey Mission Management System at Heli-Expo 2019

At HAI HELI-EXPO 2019, Avalex Technologies is introducing the Osprey Mission Management System, which includes multiple field proven product lines. With this system, military and law enforcement will see seamless integration between their Cockpit Management, Smart Multi-function Displays, Digital Video Recorders, Video/Data Switching, and Mission Processors. “We’ve always done a great job with our separate… Read more »

Source: Avalex Technologies, 07-Mar-19

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Bell at Heli-Expo 2019

Bell at Heli-Expo 2019

SUBARU and BELL Celebrate Bell 412EPI Sale for Nagano Prefecture Firefighting Department in Japan Bell has signed a purchase agreement with Subaru Corporation for a Bell 412EPI helicopter. The aircraft will be operated by Nagano Prefecture Firefighting Department for firefighting, disaster relief and emergency response missions in Japan. “Bell has a robust relationship with Subaru… Read more »

Source: Bell, 07-Mar-19

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True Blue Power launchess Fifth-Gen Maintenance-free Battery Family

True Blue Power launchess Fifth-Gen Maintenance-free Battery Family

The leading manufacturer of lithium-ion aircraft batteries, True Blue Power, introduced the company’s new, fifth-generation (Gen5) main ship batteries during a press conference today at the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli-Expo. The ultra-lightweight, TB20 (20 amp-hour), TB30 (30 amp-hour) and TB40 (40 amp-hour) are the company’s first on-condition, lithium-ion, engine-start batteries. Engineered to address the… Read more »

Source: True Blue Power, 07-Mar-19

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HAI enhances website with focus on members

HAI enhances website with focus on members

Helicopter Association International (HAI), the leading membership and resource website for the helicopter community, announced the redesign of their website. Golden, Colo.-based 10 Pound Gorilla, a digital marketing and web development agency, designed the new site for HAI, which has a network of more than 25,000 members worldwide. Now, various resources that were scattered across… Read more »

Source: HAI, 07-Mar-19

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Ukraine signs order for the new H145

Ukraine signs order for the new H145

The Ukrainian Ministry of Interior has taken the decision to change eight of its ten H145s on order to the five-bladed upgrade that was revealed yesterday at Heli-Expo. “We are extremely proud to be offering the law enforcement agency of Ukraine with such a high level of modern rotary-wing technology” said Arsen Avakov, Minister of… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 07-Mar-19

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ForeFlight Previews Geo-Referenced Hickok & Associates Helicopter Instrument Flight Procedures

ForeFlight Previews Geo-Referenced Hickok & Associates Helicopter Instrument Flight Procedures

Hickok & associates, industry-leading developer of airspace and instrument approach procedures, and ForeFlight, creator of the widely used and award-winning ForeFlight Mobile Integrated Flight App, are previewing at HELI-EXPO the ability to display geo-referenced Hickok & associates Instrument Flight Procedures on the ForeFlight moving map display. Shared customers like Air Methods, Metro Aviation, PHI Air… Read more »

Source: ForeFlight, 07-Mar-19

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Honeywell Brings Connectivity to New Heights at Heli-Expo 2019

Honeywell Brings Connectivity to New Heights at Heli-Expo 2019

At this year’s HAI HELI-EXPO, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) is introducing a new Mission Communications Terminal and the latest supplemental type certificate for the installation of the Aspire® 200 satellite communications system on the Bell B429. “Our latest technologies and certifications are helping the helicopter market reach a level of connectivity it has never reached before,”… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 07-Mar-19

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Sikorsky Introduces S-92A+ and S-92B

Sikorsky Introduces S-92A+ and S-92B

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), announced new plans for its S-92® helicopter line that will re-designate fielded helicopters as the S-92A+ after modification, and newly produced aircraft as the S-92B. The two variants will share a nearly identical configuration, with S-92B helicopters also featuring enlarged cabin windows and plans for a common cabin… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 07-Mar-19

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Leonardo provides overview of Heli-Expo displays

Leonardo provides overview of Heli-Expo displays

Leonardo attends Heli-Expo 2019 in Atlanta (5-7 March) with sound world civil helicopter market leadership. In 2018 the Company positioned itself as the first helicopter manufacturer in terms of value in the world civil market with a 40% share, a 7% increase compared to the previous year. Total aircraft deliveries to customers worldwide for all… Read more »

Source: Leonardo, 07-Mar-19

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MD Helicopters introduces MD969 Combat

MD Helicopters introduces MD969 Combat

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) is proud to debut the MD 969 Combat Attack Helicopter at HAI Heli-Expo 2019. The MD 969 represents the next evolution of MDHI’s iconic MD 900/902 series helicopters. Displayed at the MDHI booth, C1228, in a weaponized configuration the MD 969 Combat Helicopter represents the future assault and attack capabilities of… Read more »

Source: MD Helicopters, 07-Mar-19

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WinAir shows aviation management software at Heli-Expo

WinAir shows aviation management software at Heli-Expo

WinAir is thrilled to announce that the company will be attending the Helicopter Association International’s HAI Heli-Expo 2019 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. From March 4th to 7th, WinAir team members will be on hand at the exhibition to demonstrate the latest cutting-edge features and functionality enhancements in their WinAir… Read more »

Source: WinAir, 06-Mar-19

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UA unveils new InSight Display System + Heli-ClearVision

UA unveils new InSight Display System + Heli-ClearVision

Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, is unveiling a new, complete flight deck specifically designed to support helicopter mission execution at night and during challenging weather conditions. UA CEO Paul DeHerrera and Elbit System’s VP of Commercial Aviation, Dror Yahav, will present the new InSight Display System for helicopters + Heli-ClearVision Enhanced Flight Vision… Read more »

Source: Universal Avionics, 06-Mar-19

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Flightdocs Operations Product Offers End-toEnd Management for Helicopter Operators

Flightdocs Operations Product Offers End-toEnd Management for Helicopter Operators

Flightdocs (Booth #B3228), the leading provider of aviation software solutions, announces their new platform, Flightdocs Operations™. 100% cloud based, Flightdocs Operations™ utilizes the latest in web and mobile technology to deliver a modern, intuitive and powerful platform to manage every aspect of a helicopter flight operation. Since the release of Flightdocs HMX geared towards maintenance… Read more »

Source: Flightdocs, 06-Mar-19

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Sikorsky Authorizes Eagle Copters Ltd. as Customer Support Center in Canada

Sikorsky Authorizes Eagle Copters Ltd. as Customer Support Center in Canada

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), announced that it will authorize Eagle Copters Ltd. to operate as its latest Sikorsky Customer Support Center in Canada. The announcement came at the 2019 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo. Sikorsky’s Customer Support Centers enable quick access to Sikorsky logistics and spare parts inventory for operators while providing advanced… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 06-Mar-19

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Conklin & de Decker Introduces New Updates to Helicopter Market

Conklin & de Decker Introduces New Updates to Helicopter Market

Conklin & de Decker, a JSSI company and leader in aviation research, consulting and education, has introduced the latest version of its aircraft comparison tool, the Conklin & de Decker Report, to the helicopter industry at HAI Heli-Expo 2019 in Atlanta this week. The updated online report and mobile app offer new features to helicopter… Read more »

Source: Conklin & de Decker, 06-Mar-19

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ASU Introduces New E3 Lightweight Night Vision Goggle

ASU Introduces New E3 Lightweight Night Vision Goggle

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc., (ASU) announced at Helicopter Association International’s annual convention, HELI-EXPO, in Atlanta that the company will offer a special introductory rate and package for its new E3 Lightweight Night Vision Goggle. To celebrate the release of the new E3 Lightweight Night Vision Goggles, ASU is offering a special rate of $11,995 for… Read more »

Source: Aviation Specialties Unlimited, 06-Mar-19

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Gulf testing Radio Frequency Identification technology on the AW189

Gulf testing Radio Frequency Identification technology on the AW189

Leonardo announced at Heli-Expo 2019 a collaboration with Gulf Helicopters of Qatar to test Radio Frequency Identification technology (RFID) on their AW189 super medium twin engine helicopter fleet. This initiative is based on a pilot project for installation of RFID tags on the aircraft. The project is focused on the development of enhanced data gathering… Read more »

Source: Leonardo, 06-Mar-19

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BLR Announces H125 FastFin System Success

BLR Announces H125 FastFin System Success

BLR Aerospace (Booth #B3224) announced the continued success of its Airbus H125 FastFin™ Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability System for increasing operating performance and safety margins, while creating an impressive return on investment (ROI) for operators. BLR released key ROI analysis information at HELI-EXPO 2019, highlighting customers’ quantifiable investment returns in a variety of operating… Read more »

Source: BLR Aerospace, 06-Mar-19

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Enstrom 280FX Upgrades

Enstrom 280FX Upgrades

Enstrom Helicopter continues to invest in their piston line with improvements they debuted at Heli-Expo in Atlanta. The newest 280FX, which was on display in the Enstrom booth, showed off a redesign of the cabin doors, lighting upgrades including LED Forward (with Pulse) & Aft Landing Lights, a New Collective Design with Illuminated Control Panel,… Read more »

Source: Enstrom, 06-Mar-19

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Airbus Helicopters unveils H160 air medical cabin concept by Metro Aviation

Airbus Helicopters unveils H160 air medical cabin concept by Metro Aviation

The next-generation H160 is debuting a new air medical interior concept at this year’s Heli Expo trade show, with a cabin-mock up on the Airbus Helicopters booth completed by Metro Aviation. Metro, a longstanding partner of Airbus, developed this specific cabin concept design with needs of North American air medical operations in mind. “At Metro… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 05-Mar-19

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SEI Industries to display Remote Site product line at Heli-Expo 2019

SEI Industries to display Remote Site product line at Heli-Expo 2019

SEI Industries is pleased to expand its offering at Heli-Expo to include, for the first time at Heli-Expo, products from the Remote Site division. Although, SEI is widely recognized for its Aerial Firefighting division due to the success of the BAMBI Bucket, SEI engineers have also designed and manufacture a complete line of collapsible products… Read more »

Source: SEI Industries, 05-Mar-19

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LORD Corporation Offers Popular Elastomeric Component Training at Heli-Expo 2019

LORD Corporation Offers Popular Elastomeric Component Training at Heli-Expo 2019

A popular training session proven to reduce maintenance issues and minimize downtime will be offered by LORD Corporation at the upcoming HAI Heli-Expo Conference, to be held in Atlanta March 4-7. Presented by LORD Customer Manager Francois Magnan on Tuesday, March 5 at 4 p.m. in Room B-403, this elastomeric component training will cover the… Read more »

Source: LORD Corporation, 05-Mar-19

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StandardAero and Thales give progress update on ight helicopter autopilot

StandardAero and Thales give progress update on ight helicopter autopilot

StandardAero and Thales announced continued progress in their partnership focused on a new light helicopter autopilot system, with an in-depth market study and design definition now complete, and planning underway for the next phase of development. This advanced autopilot system is one element of StandardAero’s SAFECRAFT portfolio, comprised of various safety upgrade equipment specifically dedicated… Read more »

Source: StandardAero, 05-Mar-19

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EuroTec to feature custom EC130B4 at Heli-Expo 2019

EuroTec to feature custom EC130B4 at Heli-Expo 2019

A leader in helicopter customizations will display some of the newest avionics solutions during the Heli-Expo trade show in Atlanta, Georgia. EuroTec Vertical Flight Solutions (EuroTec) has installed one of the first Garmin G500H TXi 10.6-inch LCD touchscreen display units and will be showcasing this new product on its recently completed VIP EC130B4 aircraft. Attendees… Read more »

Source: EuroTec, 05-Mar-19

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Airbus unveils new H145 at Heli-Expo 2019

Airbus unveils new H145 at Heli-Expo 2019

Airbus Helicopters is unveiling a new version of its best-selling H145 light twin-engine helicopter at Heli-Expo 2019 in Atlanta. Visible on the Airbus booth at the show, this latest upgrade brings a new, innovative five-bladed rotor to the multi-mission H145, increasing the useful load of the helicopter by 150 kg while delivering new levels of… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 05-Mar-19

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ForeFlight adds new Custom Content Packs and Airport 3D View

ForeFlight adds new Custom Content Packs and Airport 3D View

ForeFlight, creator of the widely used and award-winning ForeFlight Mobile Integrated Flight App, will demonstrate at HELI-EXPO the enhanced safety and efficiency of using Content Packs, the company’s powerful new custom content sharing capability. Airport 3D View and inflight Breadcrumbs are also among the latest new features that increase situational awareness for helicopter flight operations…. Read more »

Source: ForeFlight, 05-Mar-19

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FAA approves StandardAero Bell 212 Glass Cockpit Upgrade

FAA approves StandardAero Bell 212 Glass Cockpit Upgrade

StandardAero announced the attainment of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification of a new glass cockpit upgrade for the Bell 212 helicopter, available for both VFR and IFR operations. The upgrade features proven Universal Avionics EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays which can be integrated with legacy Honeywell and Bell autopilot systems. The first installation of this new… Read more »

Source: StandardAero, 04-Mar-19

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Metro Aviation presence stretches wide at Heli-Expo 2019

Metro Aviation presence stretches wide at Heli-Expo 2019

Metro Aviation continues to reinforce its presence in the helicopter industry with an interactive booth display at HELI-EXPO from March 4-7, 2019, in Atlanta, Ga. The booth will include two mission-ready, EMS helicopters: one from Wake Forest Baptist Health and the other from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Metro Aviation aims to highlight the configuration opportunities… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 04-Mar-19

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Twirly Birds Announce Annual Meeting at Heli-Expo 2019

Twirly Birds Announce Annual Meeting at Heli-Expo 2019

International helicopter pilot organization, Twirly Birds, will again hold their annual membership meeting in conjunction with the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli-Expo in Atlanta, Georgia on Tuesday 5 March 2019 beginning at 5 p.m. at the Omni Hotel Atlanta at CNN Center, Maple Room. General membership qualification requirements are to have flown solo in a… Read more »

Source: Twirly Birds, 01-Mar-19

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Continued Partnership between Spectrum Aeromed and North Memorial Health

Continued Partnership between Spectrum Aeromed and North Memorial Health

Spectrum Aeromed is proud to announce their continued relationship with North Memorial Health. Collaborating for over 20 years, Spectrum Aeromed and Minnesota-based North Memorial Health have a long-standing relationship. Most recently, Spectrum Aeromed worked to customize the interior of an AgustaWestland AW109S Helicopter. This was the seventh customization that Spectrum Aeromed has completed for the… Read more »

Source: Spectrum Aeromed, 01-Mar-19

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Cadorath and Airbus Complete Partnership

Cadorath and Airbus Complete Partnership

Cadorath and Airbus Helicopters recognized their partnership at Heli-Expo 2019 being held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA on March 5 th . Cadorath will provide D-Level single part repairs for the Dauphin family (365/155) of helicopters. The subsequent approval and performance of these repairs will be based out of Cadorath’s Winnipeg,… Read more »

Source: Cadorath, 01-Mar-19

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HFI announces $70,000 in 2019 Scholarships

HFI announces $70,000 in 2019 Scholarships

Helicopter Foundation International (HFI), the charitable arm of Helicopter Association International, is pleased to announce the 20 recipients of scholarships for 2019. Available to aviation students around the world, these scholarships support HFI’s long-standing mission to educate the next generation of helicopter professionals. This year’s awards include six scholarships for students in helicopter maintenance technician… Read more »

Source: Helicopter Foundation International, 27-Feb-19

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FAA Acting Administrator to Attend Heli-Expo 2019

FAA Acting Administrator to Attend Heli-Expo 2019

Helicopter Association International (HAI) is pleased to announce that Federal Aviation Association (FAA) Acting Administrator Daniel K. Elwell is scheduled to attend HAI HELI-EXPO 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 5, 2019. Administrator Elwell will participate in a “fireside chat” with HAI president and CEO Matthew Zuccaro, where they will discuss a selection of topics… Read more »

Source: HAI, 27-Feb-19

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Honeywell’s hybrid-electric turbogenerator to debut at Heli-Expo 2019

Honeywell’s hybrid-electric turbogenerator to debut at Heli-Expo 2019

A new hybrid-electric turbogenerator from Honeywell (NYSE: HON) will make its debut at the HAI HELI-EXPO in Atlanta next month to showcase the company’s growing role in the urban air mobility segment, highlighted by Honeywell advancements in electric and hybrid-electric propulsion systems. Honeywell’s prototype system combines the rugged, flight-proven HTS900 engine with two compact, high-power… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 26-Feb-19

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Vertical Flight Society to Highlight eVTOL Revolution at Heli-Expo 2019

Vertical Flight Society to Highlight eVTOL Revolution at Heli-Expo 2019

The Vertical Flight Society, the world’s leading advocate for advancing vertical flight technology, announces that it will host a two-hour panel discussion on “The Electric VTOL Revolution” on March 6, 2019 at the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli-Expo 2019 convention at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The session is sponsored by Vertical… Read more »

Source: Vertical Flight Society, 22-Feb-19

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Kopter Group will exhibit its SH09 at Heli-Expo 2019

Kopter Group will exhibit its SH09 at Heli-Expo 2019

Kopter Group will have a high-profile participation at this year’s Heli-Expo show in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, displaying a full-scale mock-up of its new SH09 helicopter outfitted with a seven-seat transport configuration (five passengers and two pilots) engineered and manufactured by Metro Aviation. After developing SH09 law enforcement and EMS interiors, Metro Aviation has extended its… Read more »

Source: Kopter, 20-Feb-19

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Airbus Keycopter at Heli-Expo 2019

Airbus Keycopter at Heli-Expo 2019

Airbus Helicopter is proud to present you its brand new Keycopter customer portal on March 5-7, at HAI Heli-Expo Atlanta; Discover it by participating to our free training classes. Classes will allow you to explore the added-value of the main features of the new portal, and keep you updated on the various services proposed: •  Learn how… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 20-Feb-19

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HAI President Message – Still going strong after 70 years

HAI President Message – Still going strong after 70 years

Helicopter Association International (HAI) has been going strong for 70 years, representing the international helicopter community and its efforts to build a safe, sustainable industry. HAI remains focused on its primary mission: to support our members so they can “keep the rotors turning.” We do this by advocating against overburdensome regulations and legislation, and by supporting… Read more »

Source: HAI, 15-Feb-19

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Universal Avionics to present innovative flight deck solutions at Heli-Expo

Universal Avionics to present innovative flight deck solutions at Heli-Expo

Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, is exhibiting innovative flight deck solutions at the 2019 HAI Heli-Expo. UA will showcase an InSight Display System demonstration rig with never before seen helicopter features. Attendees are invited to join UA for an in-booth (#C4028) press conference on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 1:30pm to unveil the… Read more »

Source: Universal Avionics, 14-Feb-19

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JETNET Demonstrating New Features at Heli-Expo 2019

JETNET Demonstrating New Features at Heli-Expo 2019

JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, will be demonstrating new features at the 2019 HAI HELI-EXPO in Atlanta, Georgia. Subscribers can customize reports for clients and internal using their popular Market Reports tool, letting them choose which parameters to display under their own logo and branding. JETNET will also be demonstrating their… Read more »

Source: JETNET, 08-Feb-19

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USHST Safety Experts at Heli-Expo 2019

USHST Safety Experts at Heli-Expo 2019

Members of the United States Helicopter Safety Team (www.USHST.org) will be providing their safety advice for Heli-Expo participants in Atlanta at 12 different workshops in a wide variety of topics.  The USHST promotes safety and works to reduce accidents through a government and industry cooperative effort that has resulted in a decrease in U.S. civil… Read more »

Source: USHST, 04-Feb-19

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Universal Avionics appoints Rotorcraft Business Development Manager

Universal Avionics appoints Rotorcraft Business Development Manager

Dan Reida, V.P. of Sales, Marketing, and Support for Universal Avionics (UA), announces that Mr. Tal Golan has been appointed to the newly created position of Rotorcraft Business Development Manager. Tal joins UA with an extensive aviation and business development background and 20 years of experience in the commercial aviation industry as a pilot of… Read more »

Source: Universal Avionics, 31-Jan-19

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Unique Aerospace Physiology and Human Performance Update Course to be provided at Heli-Expo 2019

Unique Aerospace Physiology and Human Performance Update Course to be provided at Heli-Expo 2019

Once again, a vital, one of a kind lifesaving course on aerospace physiology for helicopter operators will be offered at this year’s Heli-Expo in Atlanta, Georgia. This year’s class will be taught on Sunday 3 March 2019. The course, taught by one of the industry’s leading subject matter experts, Dr. Dudley Crosson, will focus on… Read more »

Source: HAI, 17-Jan-19

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Donate Items to the HFI Silent Auction

Donate Items to the HFI Silent Auction

Are you looking for a meaningful (and potentially tax-deductible) way to raise your company’s profile at HAI HELI-EXPO 2019 in Atlanta? Consider a donation to the Helicopter Foundation International (HFI) Online Silent Auction. Donate an aviation-themed or general-interest item, or consider funding an auction item though a generous gift. Auction proceeds support the HFI Scholarship… Read more »

Source: HAI, 16-Jan-19

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HAI Announces 2019 Salute to Excellence Flight Instructor of the Year

HAI Announces 2019 Salute to Excellence Flight Instructor of the Year

Helicopter Association International (HAI) is pleased to announce today that Marty Wright, Chief Flight Instructor at the Bell Training Academy, is the 2019 recipient of the W.A. “Dub” Blessing Flight Instructor of the Year Award. This award, sponsored by H. Ross Perot and the Perot family, recognizes superlative contributions by a helicopter flight instructor in… Read more »

Source: HAI, 11-Jan-19

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