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Robinson’s Cockpit Camera Now Available

Robinson’s Cockpit Camera Now Available

15-Feb-2021Source: Robinson

Robinson’s Cockpit Video Camera introduced at Heli Expo 2020 is now optional on R22/R44 helicopters and standard on R66 helicopters ordered after 15 January 2021. Securely mounted in the ceiling for minimal vibration and optimal field of view, the 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels) video camera records video, intercom audio, radio communications, and... Read more

Axnes PNG wireless intercom selected by Cal Fire

Axnes PNG wireless intercom selected by Cal Fire

2-Mar-2020Source: Axnes

Wireless intercom innovator and manufacturer, Axnes has announced the recent delivery of a California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, Cal Fire S-70i Firehawk® helicopter equipped with the latest generation PNG wireless intercom system. Integrated by Firehawk® completion specialist, United Rotorcraft, the S-70i airframes are configured with internal audio integration and two MP50 handsets that... Read more

Travis County STAR Flight selects Axnes PNG for new AW169 fleet

Travis County STAR Flight selects Axnes PNG for new AW169 fleet

2-Mar-2020Source: Axnes

Wireless intercom technology innovator, Axnes has announced the integration of the PNG wireless intercom system for multi-mission provider, Travis County STAR Flight. Based in Austin, Texas, STAR Flight has recently taken delivery of three AW169 airframes as part of a fleet modernization program to support their air medical transport, hoist, and fire suppression operations. Designed... Read more

Rolls-Royce adds new Helicopter customers to TotalCare in 2019

Rolls-Royce adds new Helicopter customers to TotalCare in 2019

17-Feb-2020Source: Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce has signed four new customers to its premier TotalCareTM engine servicing program. The addition of Collier Mosquito Control District, Life Flight Network, Red River Ranch, and Centaurium Aviation brings the total number of TotalCare helicopter customers to twenty-one. The Rolls-Royce M250 TotalCare program offers operators an aftermarket support solution to suit their operational, maintenance, and... Read more

Helinetwork International makes its partnership with Tech-Tool Plastics

Helinetwork International makes its partnership with Tech-Tool Plastics

12-Feb-2020Source: Helinetwork International

Helinetwork International, the specialist in the sale of new and overhauled parts for civil and military helicopters, has announced a strategic partnership with Tech-Tool Plastics, one of the leaders in the helicopter window manufacturing industry during HAI Heli-Expo 2020. Tech-Tool Plastics, Inc. has been a major player in the industry for over 45 years. After... Read more

Austrian innovation extends Airbus Helicopters product range

Austrian innovation extends Airbus Helicopters product range

11-Feb-2020Source: HeliAir

At HeliTech 2017 in London, Helikopter Air Transport (HeliAir) presented a world first “Cocoon” – a self-supporting interior trim for the  aviation world. “There has also been great interest in our development at other aviation trade fairs in Europe and the United States,” reports Marco Trefanitz, Managing Director of HeliAir. “First of all, we would like to... Read more

Sikorsky and United Aero Group sign S61 support agreement

Sikorsky and United Aero Group sign S61 support agreement

11-Feb-2020Source: United Aero

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a Lockheed Martin Company announced today at Helicopter Association International’s Heli-Expo 2020 that it has named United Aero Group LLC (UAG) of Shelton, CT, as a Domestic Distributor of its products supporting the S-61 fleet of aircraft.  This appointment emphasizes Sikorsky’s commitment to providing sustained support for their customers operating the S-61... Read more

Rolls-Royce and Cadorath complete deliveries of repairs and overhauls to the M250 Series IV OCC

Rolls-Royce and Cadorath complete deliveries of repairs and overhauls to the M250 Series IV OCC

6-Feb-2020Source: Cadorath

In partnership with Rolls-Royce, Cadorath has completed the design, approval and first deliveries of repairs and overhauls to the M250 Series IV Outer Combustion Case (OCC). Overhauls include repairs to the fuel boss and replacement of the existing wire mesh patches with new reinforced dual wire mesh patches. On October 28, 2018 a Rolls-Royce released... Read more

Meridian Helicopters LLC to Displayed Southern Utah University Bell 206L4

Meridian Helicopters LLC to Displayed Southern Utah University Bell 206L4

6-Feb-2020Source: Meridian Helicopters

Located within the trade show floor of Heli-Expo 2020, Meridian Helicopters will display a Bell 206L4 owned by Southern Utah University. The aircraft can be viewed at static display booth #15. The Meridian Helicopters completion of the aircraft consisted of many freshly overhauled components and engine. A complete Garmin avionics package was installed with compliance... Read more

Aerometals to Showcase Sikorsky S70i EIBF during Heli-Expo 2020

Aerometals to Showcase Sikorsky S70i EIBF during Heli-Expo 2020

6-Feb-2020Source: Aerometals

Aerometals, an aerospace design, engineering and manufacturing specialty leader for over 35 years will be showcasing the latest application of their new generation Engine Inlet Barrier Filter (EIBF) during the upcoming HAI Heli-Expo in Anaheim, California. The company will display an S-70i Firehawk® operated by City of San Diego Fire-Rescue Air Operations Department with an... Read more

Axnes announces new product release during the HAI Heli-Expo 2020

Axnes announces new product release during the HAI Heli-Expo 2020

5-Feb-2020Source: Axnes

Wireless intercom technology leader, Axnes unveiled its latest addition to their product line yesterday during the HAI Heli-Expo in Anaheim. During the unveiling, Axnes presented the new PNG Mobile Base Station that is selfcontained, completely autonomous and portable – all features which many customers have requested. Derived from the PNG BST50 base station, there will... Read more

AeroBrigham Showcases Vintage Bell 212 at Heli-Expo 2020

AeroBrigham Showcases Vintage Bell 212 at Heli-Expo 2020

5-Feb-2020Source: AeroBrigham

This IFR Helicopter was purchased NEW in 1977 by Dr. Forrest Bird. Dr. Bird was noted for his work with oxygen systems in the aviation and medical fields. He was an avid aviation supporter his entire life and maintained an aviation museum with dozens of aircraft on display until his death the age of 94.... Read more

SKYTRAC to Provide Global Mobile Data Coverage in 200+ Countries

SKYTRAC to Provide Global Mobile Data Coverage in 200+ Countries

5-Feb-2020Source: SKYTRAC

SKYTRAC announced it will expand upon their partnership with GigSky to offer global cellular data coverage in over 200 countries to deliver mission-critical mobile data to the aviation enterprise. Originally ratified in September 2019, the partnership enables global 4G/LTE cellular network access for use with SKYTRAC’s Dynamic Air Link 200 (DAL-200) wireless communications and data... Read more

Innovative Technology for Training IIMC in the Aircraft

Innovative Technology for Training IIMC in the Aircraft

5-Feb-2020Source: AT Systems

AT Systems, LLC is proud to be invited to demonstrate new training technology at HeliExpo. AT Systems has patented a device that trains pilots for degraded visual environment during normal training flights. The device can be seen at the Safety Town Hall and in several exhibits. This totally unique device is the latest technology in... Read more

Web Manuals signs Air Center at HAI Heli-Expo 2020

Web Manuals signs Air Center at HAI Heli-Expo 2020

4-Feb-2020Source: Web Manuals

Web Manuals, the world leader in aviation document digitization, is celebrating the signing of Air Center Helicopters at this year’s HAI-HELI.  Texas-based Air Center Helicopters operates its fleet of Airbus and Bell helicopters under FAA Part 91, Part 135, Part 133. Part 137 and Part 145 certificates, meaning a high number of regulatory documents are... Read more

Metro Aviation celebrates delivery of first American-made EC145e

Metro Aviation celebrates delivery of first American-made EC145e

4-Feb-2020Source: Metro Aviation

Metro Aviation today announced the delivery of the first American-made EC145e, which was completed for Duke Life Flight of Duke Health based in Durham, North Carolina. This is the first of two EC145e aircraft with Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) capability that Metro is completing for the program. “From beginning to end, the aircraft completion process... Read more

Omni Táxi Aéreo picks Skytrac for Real-Time HUMS and Satellite Push-to-Talk solutions

Omni Táxi Aéreo picks Skytrac for Real-Time HUMS and Satellite Push-to-Talk solutions

4-Feb-2020Source: SKYTRAC

OMNI Táxi Aéreo has selected SKYTRAC to provide both Real-Time Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) and Satellite Push-to-Talk (PTT) solutions on nine AW139s currently engaged in services contracts with PETROBRAS, the largest multinational Brazilian producer of oil and gas, to become the country’s first AW139s equipped with the industry-leading technology. “SKYTRAC has an excellent... Read more

HAI sums up Heli-Expo 2020

HAI sums up Heli-Expo 2020

3-Feb-2020Source: HAI

Helicopter Association International (HAI) has drawn the curtains on HAI HELI-EXPO 2020 in Anaheim, and this year’s show was packed with business deals, new technology, and safety and professional training. The four-day event brought together thousands of attendees from around the globe, focusing their attention on every aspect of the rotorcraft industry. Spread across the... Read more

HAI Members Select New Board Directors

HAI Members Select New Board Directors

3-Feb-2020Source: HAI

Helicopter Association International’s (HAI) members elected four members to the HAI Board of Directors on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at HAI HELI-EXPO 2020. Three individuals are joining the board for the first time, while another is being reelected to his post.   The elected directors, whose three-year terms will begin on July 1, 2020, are: Randal... Read more

Travis County STAR Flight selects Axnes PNG for new AW169 fleet

Travis County STAR Flight selects Axnes PNG for new AW169 fleet

3-Feb-2020Source: Axnes

Wireless intercom technology innovator Axnes has announced the integration of the PNG wireless intercom system for multi-mission provider Travis County STAR Flight. Based in Austin, Texas, STAR Flight has recently taken delivery of three AW169 airframes as part of a fleet modernization program to support their air medical transport, hoist, and fire suppression operations. Designed to improve crew... Read more

Erickson Announces The S-64F+ Air Crane®

Erickson Announces The S-64F+ Air Crane®

3-Feb-2020Source: Erickson

Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide leading operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, has announced at Heli Expo, a new production line of the legacy Air Crane® helicopter introducing the S-64F+ to the market. Erickson’s recent aircraft orders and deliveries have signaled a demand for the S-64 as a firefighting platform of the future. We will... Read more

Airbus announces 38 orders at Heli-Expo 2020

Airbus announces 38 orders at Heli-Expo 2020

3-Feb-2020Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters concluded Heli-Expo 2020 with 38 orders, as well as 20 retrofits for the new five-bladed H145. German air rescue and ambulance provider DRF Luftrettung placed an order for 15 H145s, making them the largest operator of the H145. Show highlights included the increased power of the H125 that will enable operators to lift... Read more

Ascent Helicopters adds third H125

Ascent Helicopters adds third H125

3-Feb-2020Source: Airbus Helicopters

Ascent Helicopters will expand its fleet with a new Airbus H125, announced at this year’s Heli-Expo trade show at the Anaheim Convention Center. Known as a multi-mission workhorse, the H125 will support power line and hydro utility work, as well as forestry and firefighting missions. This will mark the third H125 Ascent has acquired from... Read more

Metro Aviation offers insider access to its completion center

Metro Aviation offers insider access to its completion center

3-Feb-2020Source: Metro Aviation

Metro Aviation today released a rare inside look at its completion process. With nearly 40 years of completion experience, customers have continuously praised the quality of work and unmatched customer service. See and Experience the Completion Process Metro spent the year documenting the completion of an Airmedic EC145e, which will be on display at HELI-EXPO... Read more

Axnes PNG wireless intercom selected by Cal Fire

Axnes PNG wireless intercom selected by Cal Fire

3-Feb-2020Source: Axnes

Wireless intercom innovator and manufacturer Axnes has announced the recent delivery of a California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, Cal Fire S-70i Firehawk® helicopter equipped with the latest generation PNG wireless intercom system. Integrated by Firehawk® completion specialist, United Rotorcraft, the S-70i airframes are configured with internal audio integration and two MP50 handsets that... Read more

Airbus boosts capabilities of its H135

Airbus boosts capabilities of its H135

31-Jan-2020Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters has announced a new Alternate Gross Weight (AGW) available on the latest version of the H135 family of helicopters. H135 helicopters with the new alternate gross weight benefit from a 120kg (265 lb) increased take-off weight and useful load. This increase can also be used to extend the range by up to 75... Read more

JSfirm.com Newest Job Distribution Partner: National EMS Pilots Association (NEMSPA)

JSfirm.com Newest Job Distribution Partner: National EMS Pilots Association (NEMSPA)

31-Jan-2020Source: JSfirm.com

JSfirm.com (Booth 2604) announced their newest Job Distribution Partner at HELI-EXPO, the National EMS Pilots Association (NEMSPA, Booth 6416). Through this partnership, all aviation job opportunities that are posted on JSfirm.com are now searchable directly on NEMSPA’s new website.   “Our job distribution partnerships promote aviation job opportunities through industry-leading associations. As the only association... Read more

Svensk Luftambulans orders three H145

Svensk Luftambulans orders three H145

31-Jan-2020Source: Airbus Helicopters

Sweden’s air ambulance service – Svensk Luftambulans – has ordered three new H145 helicopters in a deal announced at the Heli Expo 2020 exhibition. The operator will also have its existing three earlier model H145s retrofitted to the same standard as the new aircraft including an innovative five-bladed rotor, increasing the useful load of the... Read more

Heli-One Norway Opens New Engine Testing Stand

Heli-One Norway Opens New Engine Testing Stand

31-Jan-2020Source: Heli-One

Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, has opened a new engine test stand at their Stavanger, Norway location. This test stand features state-of-the-art technology that reduces testing times through automation and upgraded equipment. The stand supports the facility’s engine shop servicing the Safran Makila 1A engine variant. Designed in... Read more

HALO-Flight Signs Purchase Agreement for IFR Configured Bell 407GXi

HALO-Flight Signs Purchase Agreement for IFR Configured Bell 407GXi

31-Jan-2020Source: Bell

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced Halo Flight has signed a purchase agreement for a Bell 407GXi with Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) kit to add to its existing Bell aircraft fleet. “We are excited to announce that HALO-Flight added the first Bell 407GXi HEMS operator with IFR flight capabilities to its fleet. This... Read more

Airbus adds 250 more to global support contracts

Airbus adds 250 more to global support contracts

31-Jan-2020Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters added 250 helicopters to HCare Smart and Infinite contracts in 2019, increasing to 2,250 the number of aircraft now covered by a global HCare material management contract. This means 19% of Airbus Helicopters’ worldwide fleet is now covered by HCare. New aircraft added at Heli-Expo 2020, all with HCare Smart, were from Papillon (21 H130s)... Read more

Hungarian Air Ambulance becomes first helicopter operator to fully digitalise its support operation with Airbus

Hungarian Air Ambulance becomes first helicopter operator to fully digitalise its support operation with Airbus

30-Jan-2020Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters is helping Hungary’s largest civilian operator become a digital organisation capable of capturing, storing and then analysing the rich amounts of data generated from its day-to-day helicopter operations. The operator, Hungarian Air Ambulance Nonprofit Ltd, has signed a three-year contract to deploy Airbus Helicopters’ Connected Services for its new fleet of nine second-hand... Read more

Rainier Heli-International adds five SH09 options

Rainier Heli-International adds five SH09 options

30-Jan-2020Source: Kopter

In March 2018 Rainier Heli International (Rainier) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Kopter North America (Kopter) for five (5) firm and five (5) SH09 options. Rainier has continued to monitor the development of the SH09 and based on the anticipated performance along with the operational cost advantages expected from the helicopter the company... Read more

Botswana Police Air support orders 3 Enstrom 480B

Botswana Police Air support orders 3 Enstrom 480B

30-Jan-2020Source: Enstrom

Enstrom kicked off opening day of Heli-Expo 2020 in Anaheim with the announcement of a multi aircraft agreement with the Botswana Police-Air Support Branch. Mr. Keabetswe Makophe, the Commissioner of Police for the Botswana Police Service was on hand at the Enstrom Helicopter booth (2904) for the announcement that adds 3 Enstrom 480B turbine helicopters... Read more

Metro Aviation signs order for 12 additional EC145e helicopters

Metro Aviation signs order for 12 additional EC145e helicopters

30-Jan-2020Source: Metro Aviation

Metro Aviation has ordered an additional 12 new EC145e helicopters from Airbus, announced today at the Heli Expo trade show in Anaheim, California. This deal brings Metro Aviation’s total number of EC145e helicopters ordered to 43. Metro Aviation operates air medical helicopters and airplanes for healthcare providers and is a global leader for multi-mission helicopter... Read more

Bell Lands Leon County Sheriff’s Office as First East Coast Bell 505 Public Safety Operator

Bell Lands Leon County Sheriff’s Office as First East Coast Bell 505 Public Safety Operator

30-Jan-2020Source: Bell

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today a signed a purchase agreement with the Leon County Sheriff’s Office in Tallahassee, Fla., for a public safety-configured Bell 505 Jet Ranger X.   “Leon County has an advanced aviation unit that is responsible for a broad range of critical missions including aerial searching for lost... Read more

More than 1,000 rotorcraft now sharing data with Airbus

More than 1,000 rotorcraft now sharing data with Airbus

30-Jan-2020Source: Airbus Helicopters

In just over one year, Airbus Helicopters has nearly doubled the number of helicopters now sharing flight and maintenance data with the company. This progress advances Airbus’ creation of a connected helicopters ecosystem in which data from disparate sources is shared and analysed, helping operators make sense of their data for business value. “Collection of... Read more

Leonardo announces  the purchase of an AW139 Level D FF)S by Suzuyo & Co of Japan.

Leonardo announces the purchase of an AW139 Level D FF)S by Suzuyo & Co of Japan.

30-Jan-2020Source: Leonardo

Leonardo announced  the purchase of an AW139 Level D Full Flight Simulator (FFS) by Suzuyo & Co of Japan. The AW139 FFS will be manufactured by Leonardo in collaboration with CAE and installed at Suzuyo & Co facilities located in Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport and will be operated by its subsidiary Shizuoka Air Commuter Corporation... Read more

Kopter and INAEC launch SH09 in the Philippines

Kopter and INAEC launch SH09 in the Philippines

30-Jan-2020Source: Kopter

Kopter Group AG (Kopter) receives additional orders in the Southeast Asian region from the leading operator in the Philippines, INAEC Aviation Corporation (INAEC). The SH09 helicopters are to be dedicated to urban air mobility operations with Ascent Flights Global Pte Ltd (Ascent). Kopter has signed an order for the purchase of one SH09 and one... Read more

Papillon picks Web Manuals for digital revamp

Papillon picks Web Manuals for digital revamp

30-Jan-2020Source: Papillon Airways

Papillon Airways is announcing its deployment of Web Manuals, the world leader in aviation document digitization solutions, to support the revamp of its company manuals, improving compliance and safety across its helicopter fleet. In addition to overhauling Papillon’s documentation, enabling them to have easy access to all manuals on one platform, Web Manuals allows for... Read more

Safran signs contract to support Portuguese EH101 Merlin engines

Safran signs contract to support Portuguese EH101 Merlin engines

30-Jan-2020Source: Safran Helicopter Engines

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a 10-year contract with Portuguese Air Force (Força Aérea Portuguesa) to support Portuguese RTM322-powered EH101 Merlin fleet. Over 38 engines will now be covered by Safran’s Global Support Package (GSP). This new agreement satisfies the Portuguese Air Force requirement for optimum availability during their domestic and international military operations. Lieutenant... Read more

EC145e owners react to the aircraft’s performance

EC145e owners react to the aircraft’s performance

30-Jan-2020Source: Metro Aviation

Air medical program managers from around the country currently operating an EC145e have announced their support for this one-of-a-kind aircraft. HELI-EXPO 2020 attendees can see the airframe up-close at Metro Aviation’s booth (#3624). The aircraft is available in both VFR and IFR configurations, allowing it to meet the requirements of any mission. West Michigan Air... Read more

Safran signs by-the-hour support contract with Transportes Aéreos Pegaso

Safran signs by-the-hour support contract with Transportes Aéreos Pegaso

29-Jan-2020Source: Safran Helicopter Engines

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a Support-By-Hour (SBH®) contract with Transportes Aéreos Pegaso, covering the Mexican operator’s H145, EC145 and BK117. This contract formalizes a five-year Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) agreement supporting a total of over 30 Arriel 1 and 2 engines. Commented Enrique Zepeda Navarro, Transportes Aéreos Pegaso CEO: “With this contract, we... Read more

Milestone Announces Leases of 7 Helicopters with Héli-Union

Milestone Announces Leases of 7 Helicopters with Héli-Union

29-Jan-2020Source: Milestone Aviation

Milestone Aviation Group Limited (“Milestone”), a GECAS company and the global leader in helicopter leasing, announced the purchase and leaseback of three Leonardo AW139s with French helicopter services provider, Héli-Union. The acquisition of these aircraft expands Milestone’s fleet of owned and debt financed fleet of AW139 helicopters to more than 80. The company made the... Read more

EC145e closer to IFR approval from Transport Canada

EC145e closer to IFR approval from Transport Canada

29-Jan-2020Source: Metro Aviation

Metro Aviation announced it’s moving closer to receiving Transport Canada certification for the Airbus EC145e’s IFR package. With support from Metro Aviation, Genesys AeroSystems and S-TEC established an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the aircraft in February 2019 and Canadian approval is expected this year. The certification comes ahead of an anticipated EC145e delivery... Read more

Leonardo celebrates at Heli-Expo 2020

Leonardo celebrates at Heli-Expo 2020

29-Jan-2020Source: Leonardo

– Leonardo is celebrating at HAI’s Heli-Expo 2020 the longstanding partnerships and outstanding achievements of some of its official distributors who have contributed to the growing success and presence of its helicopters worldwide. Among them, Sloane Helicopters, Mitsui Bussan Aerospace and Rotortrade have supported the introduction or the growth of several models in key regions... Read more

Safran launches its brand new Health Monitoring service

Safran launches its brand new Health Monitoring service

29-Jan-2020Source: Safran Helicopter Engines

Two years after launching the Health Monitoring service that enables customers to track their engines’ health indicator, Safran Helicopter has broaden its service offer. The service now has brand new features such as daily health indicators, in addition to the monthly recommendations; full automation of the engine performance trend follow up; and a newly user-friendly... Read more

Airbus launches new collaborative customer portal and online Marketplace

Airbus launches new collaborative customer portal and online Marketplace

29-Jan-2020Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters has unveiled a number of improvements to its digital services ecosystem based on feedback from customers, including the new collaborative AirbusWorld customer portal and an online Marketplace making e-commerce practices from the consumer world available to Airbus customers. The new collaborative portal, which replaces Keycopter, offers a simplified and streamlined navigation and user... Read more

Shell Aircraft to be first H160 offshore operator

Shell Aircraft to be first H160 offshore operator

29-Jan-2020Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters and Shell Aircraft have been working closely in order to put the H160 into service for offshore transportation. “Shell seeks opportunity for early introduction to service of the H160. Having worked closely with Airbus over the last year to understand the design and manufacturing philosophy behind the H160, Shell Aircraft believes this innovative... Read more

CAMTS Awards First Special Operations Accreditation

CAMTS Awards First Special Operations Accreditation

29-Jan-2020Source: CAMTS

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) awarded its first ever Special Operations Accreditation on Jan. 24, 2020 to Burleson, Texas-based Air Center Helicopters. CAMTS developed and approved accreditation standards in 2019 for services that provide Search and Rescue and Personnel Recovery operations often contracted by the government to assist military and paramilitary... Read more

Maverick announces CRFS retrofit for its entire EC130B4 fleet

Maverick announces CRFS retrofit for its entire EC130B4 fleet

29-Jan-2020Source: Airbus Helicopters

Maverick Helicopters and Airbus Helicopters have announced they will partner to retrofit the tourism operator’s entire fleet of 34 EC130 B4 helicopters with the Airbus Helicopters Crash Resistant Fuel System (CRFS), which has just received EASA certification with FAA to follow shortly. Maverick Helicopters, one of the largest aviation-based tourism companies in the world, carries... Read more

Airbus to deliver 16 H125s to Customs and Border Protection

Airbus to deliver 16 H125s to Customs and Border Protection

29-Jan-2020Source: Airbus Helicopters

 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO) will enhance its patrol and surveillance capabilities with the addition of 16 new Airbus H125 helicopters.   The new aircraft will enable AMO to achieve its mission of protecting the nation’s borders, helping combat drug smuggling, and performing life-saving search and rescue missions. Over... Read more

Bell and Wintershall Dea Set Sights for Innovative North Sea Operations

Bell and Wintershall Dea Set Sights for Innovative North Sea Operations

29-Jan-2020Source: Bell

During HAI 2020, Bell announced their collaboration with Norwegian oil and gas operator, Wintershall Dea Norge AS, to bring enhanced helicopter operational safety to the North Sea. “Wintershall Dea is a pioneer in their industry and working together with Bell, we believe we will challenge industry norms and create a new standard of innovation in... Read more

Alameda County Sheriff orders a Bell 505

Alameda County Sheriff orders a Bell 505

29-Jan-2020Source: Bell

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today a signed purchase agreement with Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Air Support Unit for a public safety configured Bell 505 Jet Ranger X. “Global municipalities are expanding their public safety capabilities by adding aerial operations to their mission portfolio,” said LaShan Bonaparte, program manager, Bell 505... Read more

Tennessee Valley Authority orders two Bell 429s and two 407GXi

Tennessee Valley Authority orders two Bell 429s and two 407GXi

29-Jan-2020Source: Bell

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) will add four Bell aircraft including two Bell 429 and the first two IFR configured Bell 407GXi aircraft to their fleet, bringing their total to six Bell aircraft. TVA is a corporate agency of the United States that provides electricity... Read more

Maxcraft Avionics receives STC for Garmin GTN750H Navigator in AS365

Maxcraft Avionics receives STC for Garmin GTN750H Navigator in AS365

29-Jan-2020Source: Maxcraft Avionics

Maxcraft Avionics Ltd, one of the largest avionics shops in Canada, has achieved the first FAA STC authorizing the Garmin GTN725H or GTN750H Navigator to be installed in a series of Airbus Helicopter Dauphin models including SA-365N, SA-365N1, AS-365N2 and AS-365N3. The system is fully approved to conduct LPV and LNAV/VNAV coupled approaches. This new... Read more

S.A.F.E. Structure Designs wins $1M CH-47F fall protection platform contract

S.A.F.E. Structure Designs wins $1M CH-47F fall protection platform contract

29-Jan-2020Source: S.A.F.E. Structure Designs

S.A.F.E. Structure Designs announced they have been awarded the U.S. Army contract to supply customized Fall Protection Platforms for the Boeing Chinook CH-46 and CH-47 aircraft. The custom stands will support the maintenance of these aircraft at facilities in Fort Hood, Fort Bliss, Fort Riley and Fort Bragg. The U.S. Army recognized the risk mitigation... Read more

Heli-One Approved to Develop AW139 IGB TGB Capability

Heli-One Approved to Develop AW139 IGB TGB Capability

29-Jan-2020Source: Heli-One

Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, is working with Leonardo Helicopters to establish AW139 Intermediate and Tail Gear Box (IGB, TGB) MRO capability as a Leonardo Helicopters Authorized Component Repair Centre. This new capability is being established at the Heli-One Canada facility in Delta, British Columbia and will give... Read more

Sierra Nevada DVE Technology Mitigates Risk of Operating Helicopters

Sierra Nevada DVE Technology Mitigates Risk of Operating Helicopters

29-Jan-2020Source: Sierra Nevada

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security company owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, said DVE technology already selected for U.S. military helicopters, can also reduce the risk of civil and commercial flight crashes, in cases where visibility is impeded due to weather and other conditions such as fog. “Whether military or... Read more

DRF Luftrettung expands its H145 and H135 fleet

DRF Luftrettung expands its H145 and H135 fleet

28-Jan-2020Source: Airbus

Airbus Helicopters and DRF Luftrettung have signed a contract for the purchase of 15 new H145s, three H135s and the retrofit of their current 20 H145s to the five-bladed version. This will bring the H145 fleet of the German Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) to 35 helicopters, making them the biggest operator of the five-bladed H145 in... Read more

Rotortrade gives its view on pre-owned helicopter market

Rotortrade gives its view on pre-owned helicopter market

28-Jan-2020Source: Rotortrade

As brand-new civil turbine helicopter sales are expected to remain under even greater pressure in the coming years, the pre-owned market is set to take center stage. Brand new civil turbine sales have gone down to approximately 600 deliveries per year while pre-owned sales have reached 1,500 units yearly. The pre-owned market is now more... Read more

Sikorsky Recognizes California Firehawk Aerial Firefighters

Sikorsky Recognizes California Firehawk Aerial Firefighters

28-Jan-2020Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) today recognized and thanked the County of Los Angeles Fire Department, the City of San Diego Fire-Rescue and the State of California’s Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) for their commitment to aerial fire-fighting operations with the S-70i™ Firehawk® helicopter. Each of the three fire services... Read more

StandardAero wins Rolls-Royce M250 award for 11th Consecutive Year

StandardAero wins Rolls-Royce M250 award for 11th Consecutive Year

28-Jan-2020Source: StandardAero

StandardAero received the prestigious “FIRST Class Service” award on Monday at the annual Rolls-Royce FIRST NetworkTM Recognition Reception event, held as part of Rolls-Royce’s attendance at the 2020 HAI/Heli-Expo in Anaheim, Calif.  The awards program recognizes significant achievements of authorized maintenance service centers that provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for M250 helicopter engines operated... Read more

Guimbal introduces new updates for Cabri G2

Guimbal introduces new updates for Cabri G2

28-Jan-2020Source: Precision Helicopters

The French light helicopter manufacturer, Helicopteres Guimbal is introducing an advanced new payload mount and new cockpit developments.  The latest delivered unit of their Cabri G2 is on display at booth # 6812, shared with Precision Helicopters, their Oregon-based distributor for the USA. The aircraft features the two latest product developments: The new all-digital cockpit,... Read more

NASA orders three Airbus H135s

NASA orders three Airbus H135s

28-Jan-2020Source: Airbus

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has placed an order for three H135 helicopters, marking the first-ever partnership between the U.S. space program and Airbus Helicopters. The order was announced today at the Airbus booth at the Heli Expo Trade show in Anaheim, California. The H135s will be operated out of the Kennedy Space... Read more

Airbus adds more power and enhanced aerial work capabilities for the H125

Airbus adds more power and enhanced aerial work capabilities for the H125

28-Jan-2020Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters has announced a major performance increase on the H125 by making full use of the available power of Safran Helicopter Engines’ Arriel 2D. The aircraft’s external and internal load lifting capabilities will increase by up to +140 kg, with a large part of it already available at low altitude and low external temperatures,... Read more

Leonardo provides update on AW609 tiltrotor training

Leonardo provides update on AW609 tiltrotor training

28-Jan-2020Source: Leonardo

Developing and fielding state of the art, industry transforming aircraft such as the AW139, has become a matter of routine for Leonardo. This trend continues with the recently fielded AW169 light intermediate twin-engine helicopter, and soon to enter market AW609 tiltrotor. Over the last year, concurrent with aircraft development activities, Leonardo launched an initiative to... Read more

MD completes all required tests for MD530F MGTOW Increase to 3,350 Pounds

MD completes all required tests for MD530F MGTOW Increase to 3,350 Pounds

28-Jan-2020Source: MD Helicopters

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) proudly announces the completion of all company test and reporting requirements related to the max gross take-off weight (MGTOW) increase from 3,100 to 3,350 pounds for its MD 530F single engine helicopter. A preferred platform of law enforcement and utility operators worldwide, the MGTOW increase will provide operators extended range, greater... Read more

Rotortrade reports on 2019 activity

Rotortrade reports on 2019 activity

28-Jan-2020Source: Rotortrade

Rotortrade, a leading international distributor of helicopters announces excellent results and steady growth for 2019 reaching 30 bookings within the 12 months. “Beyond the number of helicopters which was in line with our projections for the year, we are especially happy with the mix of helicopters representing more than 150 tons / 350,000 pounds across... Read more

Air Zermatt picks VR technology H125 training solution

Air Zermatt picks VR technology H125 training solution

28-Jan-2020Source: Air Zermatt

Air Zermatt has selected VRM Switzerland as its supplier for an innovative training solution based on virtual reality (VR) technology. The simulator’s visual system provides 3D vision with unprecedented resolution. “This will allow our discerning pilots to effectively train for difficult scenarios on mountain landing sites, with bright sunshine and under various snow conditions such... Read more

Leonardo to acquire Kopter

Leonardo to acquire Kopter

28-Jan-2020Source: Leonardo

Leonardo has signed a contract with Lynwood (Schweiz) AG to acquire 100% of Kopter Group AG (Kopter). This move allows Leonardo to further strengthen its worldwide leadership and position in the rotorcraft sector; leveraging innovation, new capabilities and engineering skills which have been developed by the young, agile Swiss Company. Kopter’s SH09, a new single... Read more

Heli-One develops new H225 mods

Heli-One develops new H225 mods

28-Jan-2020Source: Heli-One

Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, has developed several new H225 modifications for HEMS purpose. The modifications are a modular medical equipment wall and stretcher installation. These modifications support HEMS teams with improved flexibility and efficiency while maintaining patient and crew safety. Updated Medical Wall This is the third... Read more

Sikorsky introduces S-92A+ and S-92B upgrades

Sikorsky introduces S-92A+ and S-92B upgrades

28-Jan-2020Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), announced today it is accepting position agreements for upgrades to the best-in-class S-92 helicopter: the S-92A+™ and the S-92B™ helicopters. The announcement at the annual Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli Expo demonstrates continued investment in and commitment to commercial helicopter operators and customers. “We are excited to offer... Read more

LCI charts 2020 growth with new partnerships

LCI charts 2020 growth with new partnerships

28-Jan-2020Source: LCI

 LCI, a leading helicopter lessor and the aviation division of the Libra Group, has sealed new partnerships with two leading financial institutions as it continues to grow its fleet. The lessor has just taken delivery of a Leonardo AW169 helicopter with financing arranged from new partner, Investec. The state-of-the-art aircraft is being placed with a leading... Read more

MD Helicopters Capitalizes on Joint Operational Capability to Improve Production Processes

MD Helicopters Capitalizes on Joint Operational Capability to Improve Production Processes

28-Jan-2020Source: MD Helicopters

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) has expanded and enhanced helicopter production capabilities at its Mesa, Arizona, world headquarters. Certified as a joint military and commercial manufacturing and completion center, with both Government (“GFRC”) and FAA oversight, MDHI has improved the production processes for its full range of single-engine and light twin-engine aircraft. “Over the past year... Read more

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