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Bell received 18 signed contracts at Paris Air Show

Bell received 18 signed contracts at Paris Air Show

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today that it received 18 signed contracts for new helicopter sales during the week of the Paris Air Show. “The Paris Air Show is an outstanding event for all things aviation,” said John L. Garrison, president & CEO, Bell Helicopter. “Having the opportunity to spend time… Read more »

Source: Bell, 30-Jun-11

Pratt & Whitney Canada Expands Maintenance Coverage for INAER

Pratt & Whitney Canada Expands Maintenance Coverage for INAER

PARIS AIR SHOW – Pratt & Whitney Canada Customer Service Centre Europe GmbH (P&WC CSC Europe), a joint venture of Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) and MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH, significantly expanded a Fleet Management Program (FMP®)contract with INAER. Pratt & Whitney Canada is a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX). INAER has further broadened their FMP®… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada, 29-Jun-11

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AgustaWestland expands Service Centre Network

AgustaWestland expands Service Centre Network

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce it is expanding its customer support network with the expansion of its authorised service centre network and blade repair centres which now exceed 70 across the globe. Ten new AgustaWestland Authorised Service Centres are now in the process of being approved, including ones in Russia, Portugal and… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 26-Jun-11

Italian Navy takes delivery of first of 56 NH90s

Italian Navy takes delivery of first of 56 NH90s

The Italian Navy has ordered a total of 56 NH90s (46 NFH and 10 TTH units) which will replace its previous generation helicopters for a variety of roles including anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare and utility. The NH90 NFH will give the Italian Navy a major increase in operational capability and mission effectiveness due to its… Read more »

Source: NH Industries, 24-Jun-11

Heli Union orders four EC175s for offshore ops

Heli Union orders four EC175s for offshore ops

Héli-Union is extending its long-standing relationship with Eurocopter by ordering four EC175 for offshore oil and gas missions, continuing this worldwide helicopter operator’s tradition in pioneering the introduction of highly capable new-generation rotary-wing aircraft. The contract signature was officially announced today during Héli-Union’s 50-year anniversary celebration, which was held at its Toussus-le-Noble maintenance center near… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 24-Jun-11

Three more EC135s for France’s Gendarmerie – takes fleet to 15

Three more EC135s for France’s Gendarmerie – takes fleet to 15

Eurocopter is to deliver three additional EC135 helicopters to the French Gendarmerie, and will continue supporting this police force’s current 12 EC135s through an extension of the company’s existing contract. This new acquisition agreement will allow the Gendarmerie to expand its multi-role, twin-engine EC135 fleet, which is principally used for police and medical evacuation missions…. Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 24-Jun-11

Aerotree Defence & Services to purchase three EC135s

Aerotree Defence & Services to purchase three EC135s

On Thursday at the Paris Air Show, Aerotree Defence & Services Sdn Bhd issued a letter of intent for the purchase of three EC135s. The letter was handed over by Aerotree Group Executive Chairman YBhg. Dato’ Hjh. Norida Hamzah to Dominique Maudet, Eurocopter’s Executive Vice President of Global Business & Services. Aerotree intends to use… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 24-Jun-11

Malaysia signs contract for 12 EC725s

Malaysia signs contract for 12 EC725s

On Thursday at the Paris Air Show, the Malaysian Ministry of Defence signed a supplementary contract with Eurocopter related to the supply of 12 EC725s. These aircraft will be operated by the Royal Malaysian Air Force in search and rescue (SAR) and utility missions. The contract was signed with Eurocopter Malaysia in the presence of… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 24-Jun-11

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Brazil’s Helimarte to add another AS350B2

Brazil’s Helimarte to add another AS350B2

The Brazilian air taxi company Helimarte Táxi Aéro signed a contract today for the acquisition of an additional AS350 B2 helicopter at Le Bourget. Located in Sao Paulo, Helimarte already has six Ecureuil in its fleet. For the company’s president, Jorge Bitar Neto, the most important factor that led him to choose the AS350 B2… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 24-Jun-11

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First flight of upgraded Royal Air Force Puma Mk2

First flight of upgraded Royal Air Force Puma Mk2

The first upgraded Puma Mk2 helicopter developed by Eurocopter in a life extension programme for the UK’s Royal Air Force performed its initial flight this week from Eurocopter’s facility at Marignane, France. It is the first helicopter to be modified under the Puma Life Extension Programme, which was approved by the UK Ministry of Defence… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 24-Jun-11

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Eurocopter holds event to celebrate AS350

Eurocopter holds event to celebrate AS350

Celebrating a helicopter industry icon: Eurocopter honors the Ecureuil family’s past and present operating excellence, while looking to the future Le Bourget, France, June 23, 2011 Eurocopter is holding a day-long celebration at the Paris Air Show today to mark the Ecureuil helicopter family’s nearly four decades of operational excellence, bringing together more than 1,000… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 23-Jun-11

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India short-lists MBDA’s PARS 3LR guided missile system

India short-lists MBDA’s PARS 3LR guided missile system

MBDA´s PARS 3 LR guided missile system has been short listed for the Indian Army helicopter future air-to-ground requirement. MBDA Deutschland has delivered proposals for its PARS 3 LR multi-target, long range weapon system for HAL’s Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH DHRUV) and for two attack helicopters, the KAMOV KA-52 and the MIL MI-28. Within the… Read more »

Source: MBDA, 23-Jun-11

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AgustaWestland and Terma sign Cooperation Agreement

AgustaWestland and Terma sign Cooperation Agreement

Today at the Paris Air Show AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, and Terma signed a cooperation agreement in order to jointly explore business opportunities in the fields of aircraft survivability equipment, 3D-Audio, advanced aero structures and other equipment. The cooperation will include joint marketing activities worldwide. The two companies already have cooperated successfully on the AW101… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 23-Jun-11

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S-76C++ production closes as S-76D takes over

S-76C++ production closes as S-76D takes over

PARIS – The S-76C++ helicopter is officially “sold out.” Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), made the announcement at the Paris Air Show today. With a 30-year legacy of safety and reliability as its foundation, the S-76Dâ„¢ helicopter is the next generation and continues to progress toward first customer deliveries… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 23-Jun-11

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Colombian Black Hawk fleet exceeds 300,000 hours

Colombian Black Hawk fleet exceeds 300,000 hours

PARIS – Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today at the Paris Air Show that Colombia’s UH-60 BLACK HAWK helicopter fleet has surpassed the 300,000 flight hour milestone. Colombia’s Army, National Police, and Air Force combine to operate nearly 100 BLACK HAWK helicopters for a variety of missions including search and rescue, medical evacuation, disaster relief, anti-drug,… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 23-Jun-11

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INAER to expand firefighting ops with more W-3A Sokols

INAER to expand firefighting ops with more W-3A Sokols

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that PZL-Swidnik has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with INAER of Spain to expand both companies’ businesses in the fire fighting market over the next ten years, in particular in Spain, Portugal, Italy and France. The MoU is focused on the specialised W-3A Sokol medium twin… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 23-Jun-11

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INAER signs for ten AW169s

INAER signs for ten AW169s

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that INAER, the global provider of aerial emergency services and aircraft maintenance, has signed a contract for ten AW169 helicopters. These aircraft will be used for various applications across INAER’s markets. The contract marks another outstanding success for the all new AW169 model, just a few months… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 23-Jun-11

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Exclases Holdings signs for eight AW139s for Russian market

Exclases Holdings signs for eight AW139s for Russian market

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that Exclases Holdings Ltd. has signed a contract for eight AW139 medium twin helicopters. These aircraft add to the two units ordered in May this year and more AW139s are expected to be ordered in the near future. This latest contract brings the total number of AW139s… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 23-Jun-11

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Hornbill Skyways to upgrade EC135 Fleet

Hornbill Skyways to upgrade EC135 Fleet

Eurocopter Malaysia today signed a Fleet Upgrade and Retrofit contract for all the 5 units of EC135 belonging to Hornbill Skyways. In addition to retrofitting and upgrading works, the contract also provides for a transfer of technology, with works to be completed by June 2012. The contract was signed at the Paris Air Show by… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Malaysia, 23-Jun-11

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Sikorsky and Rheinmetall team up for German H-92 bid

Sikorsky and Rheinmetall team up for German H-92 bid

Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) announced today the signing of a teaming agreement at the Paris Show with Rheinmetall Defence Electronics to provide long-term training and logistics support to the German armed forces should the Government of Germany select the MH148 CYCLONEâ„¢ multi-mission helicopter for its naval rotorcraft needs. SAS is the aftermarket division of Sikorsky… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 22-Jun-11

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Pratt & Whitney Canada expands maintenance coverage for INAER

Pratt & Whitney Canada expands maintenance coverage for INAER

PARIS AIR SHOW – Pratt & Whitney Canada Customer Service Centre Europe GmbH (P&WC CSC Europe), a joint venture of Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) and MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH, significantly expanded a Fleet Management Program (FMP(R)) contract with INAER. Pratt & Whitney Canada is a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX). INAER has further… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada, 22-Jun-11

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AgustaWestland and Russian Helicopters sign JV agreement to establish HeliVert

AgustaWestland and Russian Helicopters sign JV agreement to establish HeliVert

Russian Helicopters (subsidiary of JSC UIC Oboronprom, part of Russian Technologies State Corporation) and AgustaWestland (a Finmeccanica company) are pleased to announce the signing of the final agreements for the firm establishment of HeliVert, a Russian Helicopters and AgustaWestland “equal” joint venture. HeliVert is intended to set up and run a final assembly line plant… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 22-Jun-11

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European market becomes high priority for Russian helicopter industry

European market becomes high priority for Russian helicopter industry

The aviation market of the European Union (EU) is one of the most important markets for the Russian Helicopters holding company, a part of United Industrial Corporation Oboronprom. The EU is one of the top priorities for the presence of Russian rotorcraft, including possible prospective deliveries and joint Russian-European projects in rotorcraft design and construction…. Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 22-Jun-11

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Angola’s National Police takes delivery of 10th AS350B3

Angola’s National Police takes delivery of 10th AS350B3

Eurocopter is celebrating the delivery of the tenth AS350 B3 Ecureuil (Astar) helicopter to Angola’s National Police Force’s Helicopter Unit, strengthening its airborne law enforcement capabilities and at the same time, expanding its modern and versatile rotor wing fleet. This latest delivery concludes the 2009 contract to supply a fleet of 10 AS350 B3s delivered… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 22-Jun-11

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Rockwell Collins initiates project to validate ADS-B requirements in Europe

Rockwell Collins initiates project to validate ADS-B requirements in Europe

Rockwell Collins, in collaboration with multiple helicopter operators*, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Eurocontrol, and the Netherlands Civil Aviation Administration, recently completed an operational evaluation to successfully validate automatic dependent surveillance broadcast (ADS-B) out airworthiness requirements for helicopters operating over the North Sea. The multi-year project, of which Rockwell Collins was a leading participant,… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 22-Jun-11

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AW149 makes public premiere at Paris Air Show

AW149 makes public premiere at Paris Air Show

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the AW149 military medium twin helicopter is making its first ever public appearance at the Paris Air Show this week. Previously shown in mock-up form at the 2009 Paris Air Show, two years later the second AW149 prototype “P2” is on show having performed its maiden… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 22-Jun-11

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Kocoglu Aviation AW109 Power fleet reaches 10,000 hour milestone

Kocoglu Aviation AW109 Power fleet reaches 10,000 hour milestone

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the fleet of eight AW109 Power light twin helicopters of Kocoglu Aviation Inc. of Turkey has achieved the milestone of 10,000 flight hours in just two years. The eight AW109 Powers, operated by Sky Line Transportation Trade Inc., a Kocoglu Group company, have been successfully operating… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 22-Jun-11

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SPD-Smart window shades presented at Paris Air Show

SPD-Smart window shades presented at Paris Air Show

SPD-Smart electronically dimmable window shades supplied by Research Frontiers (Nasdaq: REFR) licensee Vision Systems are being presented by an OEM in their full cabin mockup at the 49th International Paris Air Show being held from June 20-26, 2011 at Le Bourget Airport in France. Vision Systems’ SPD-Smart Nuance and Noctis aerospace windows offer instant and… Read more »

Source: Research Frontiers, 21-Jun-11

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Sikorsky approves RUAG Aviation for Swiss S76 Service Center

Sikorsky approves RUAG Aviation for Swiss S76 Service Center

Sikorsky Aerospace Services announced today the signing of an agreement with RUAG Aviation to designate its Alpnach helicopter facility in Switzerland as an authorized Customer Service Center (CSC) to support the Sikorsky S-76® helicopter platform. Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) is the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). “The… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 21-Jun-11

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Microturbo’s e-APU60 will be installed on the AW149

Microturbo’s e-APU60 will be installed on the AW149

Agusta Westland, a Finmeccanica company, has selected the e-APU60 of Microturbo (Safran group), a new concept of auxiliary power unit specially designed to meet the requirements of new-generation aircraft which will need more electrical power, to be installed on the AW149, new-generation medium class multi-role helicopter. The key features of the e-APU60 that have contributed… Read more »

Source: Microturbo, 21-Jun-11

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Air Methods orders four more AS350B3s

Air Methods orders four more AS350B3s

American Eurocopter has announced that Air Methods Corporation, the world’s largest air medical transportation provider, has ordered four AS350 B3 helicopters. These aircraft will update and expand its extensive fleet that already includes more than 240 Eurocopter helicopters. “This purchase highlights Air Method’s leadership in providing technologically advanced aircraft to meet the performance, mission and… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 21-Jun-11

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First WAAS EC135 in US delivered to Paradigm Helicopters

First WAAS EC135 in US delivered to Paradigm Helicopters

Today, American Eurocopter announced the delivery of the first Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS)-capable EC135 in the United States. The aircraft was delivered to Paradigm Helicopters and will be put into operation in the Houston, Texas area. “This delivery highlights the dedication of our employees and our company to providing our customers with the most… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 21-Jun-11

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American Eurocopter ships first EC155 for UM Survival Flight to Metro Aviation for completion

American Eurocopter ships first EC155 for UM Survival Flight to Metro Aviation for completion

American Eurocopter announced that it has shipped the first EC155 bound for the University of Michigan’s Survival Flight program to Metro Aviation, the air medical service provider and helicopter completions specialist based in Shreveport, LA, for completion. This aircraft is the first of three EC155s to be delivered this year. It is currently scheduled to… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 21-Jun-11

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Eurocopter to equip German NH90TTHs for forward intensive-care CSAR missions

Eurocopter to equip German NH90TTHs for forward intensive-care CSAR missions

Eurocopter and the German Federal Ministry of Defence today signed a contract to upgrade 12 German Armed Forces NH90 tactical transport helicopters (TTH) for quick-change, intensive-care medical transport in forward air evacuation operations. This agreement, which was concluded at the 2011 Paris Air Show, includes the delivery of Forward Air MedEvac Kits (FwdAirMedEvac), enabling retrofit… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 21-Jun-11

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AgustaWestland rebrands civil tilt-rotor as AW609

AgustaWestland rebrands civil tilt-rotor as AW609

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce today that it has taken full ownership of the BA609 tiltrotor programme. Bell Agusta Aerospace Company (BAAC) will be renamed will remain a US company being the new type certificate applicant to FAA. The new company will be totally owned by AgustaWestland and the BA609 tiltrotor will… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 21-Jun-11

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Sikorsky assembling ground test vehicle for CH-53K program

Sikorsky assembling ground test vehicle for CH-53K program

Sikorsky has begun assembly of the CH-53K Helicopter Ground Test Vehicle (GTV) at Sikorsky’s Florida Assembly and Flight Operations (FAFO) facility in West Palm Beach, Florida, marking progress toward the system validation test phase of the Heavy Lift Replacement Program. Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). The GTV is the… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 21-Jun-11

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Offshore S-92 fleet availability rate tops 90% for third year running

Offshore S-92 fleet availability rate tops 90% for third year running

Sikorsky’s S-92® helicopter achieved an average availability rate of 96% for the offshore oil operators’ fleet during the month of April, demonstrating a trend over the last few years that the aircraft are increasingly reliable for customers worldwide. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). The S-92 offshore fleet has flown more than… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 21-Jun-11

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Finnish NH90s airlift 150+ soldiers over 320km in 5 hours

Finnish NH90s airlift 150+ soldiers over 320km in 5 hours

The multi-role NH90 helicopter’s ability to support large troop movements over long distances were demonstrated during the Finnish Defense Forces’ main field exercise this month, in which 157 soldiers were transported 320 kilometers during two operational rotations. For this exercise, the Finnish NH90 Utti Jaeger Regiment’s Helicopter Battalion was given a mission to relocate 157… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 21-Jun-11

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Bell sells its share in BA609 but remains key supplier

Bell sells its share in BA609 but remains key supplier

Paris, France  (June 21, 2011) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT) announced today at the Paris International Air Show, that AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company,  has agreed to purchase Bell’s ownership interest in the BA609 tiltrotor program, a Bell-AgustaWestland joint venture. Bell Helicopter will remain the key supplier of engineering services and key… Read more »

Source: Bell, 21-Jun-11

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FlightSafety delivers two Bell TH-67 FTDs

FlightSafety delivers two Bell TH-67 FTDs

FlightSafety International is pleased to announce that it has recently designed, manufactured, and delivered four new flight simulators including one rotary wing example. The United States Army’s Flight School XXI Warrior Hall training facility in Daleville, Alabama, has taken delivery of two new Bell TH-67 flight training devices manufactured by FlightSafety. These latest devices are… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety, 21-Jun-11

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FlightSafety to design and manufacture two CV-22 FTDs for Bell

FlightSafety to design and manufacture two CV-22 FTDs for Bell

FlightSafety International is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract from Bell Helicopter for two CV-22 flight training devices. These new advanced technology flight training devices will be used by the United States Air Force during training of Special Command Forces personnel. “This contract is another example of the cooperative effort between… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety, 21-Jun-11

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AgustaWestland develops new capabilities for AW139

AgustaWestland develops new capabilities for AW139

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce a number of new capabilities that will be introduced in the near future for the AW139 that will be of potential benefit to both current and future operators. These include enhanced navigation capabilities, the latest collision avoidance system, additional icing clearances and new helicopter deck clearances. AgustaWestland… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 21-Jun-11

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AgustaWestland delivers 400th AW139 – to Qatar Armed Forces

AgustaWestland delivers 400th AW139 – to Qatar Armed Forces

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the Qatar Armed Forces has taken delivery of another AW139 medium twin helicopter. This aircraft is also the 400th AW139 delivered so far world-wide and it will be operated by the Qatar Emiri Air Force for a number of roles including utility, troop transport, search and… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 21-Jun-11

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Eurocopter recruits more than 300 experienced engineers

Eurocopter recruits more than 300 experienced engineers

Eurocopter today launched an ambitious program to hire over 300 experienced engineers for its French and German operations as the company further enhances its research and development resources in remaining the world’s helicopter industry leader. This employment outreach is focused on skilled engineers with more than four years of experience, who are being recruited to… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 21-Jun-11

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Eurocopter launches iPad app

Eurocopter launches iPad app

Find all of the latest technical information, photos and films on Eurocopter’s entire range of helicopter products by downloading the Eurocopter media gallery application for iPads in Apple’s ITunes online app store. The app provides access to: In-flight helicopter footage Photos Exclusive content Brochures You may also download the Eurocopter application for iPads to learn more about… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 21-Jun-11

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Eurocopter Malaysia signs as anchor tenant for new Helicopter Centre

Eurocopter Malaysia signs as anchor tenant for new Helicopter Centre

A new Helicopter Centre will be developed within the Malaysian International Aerospace Centre and will become the hub for all rotary wing operations and activities. As the anchor tenant of the Helicopter Centre, Eurocopter Malaysia will begin operations at the new location from April 2012, with installation of a EC225/EC725 Full Flight Simulator also targeted… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 21-Jun-11

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Safran and AVIC sign two MOUs to consolidate their strategic partnership

Safran and AVIC sign two MOUs to consolidate their strategic partnership

Jean-Paul Herteman, Chairman and CEO of Safran (Paris:SAF), and Lin Zuoming, President of AVIC, today signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) covering aircraft engines and avionics, to extend their general strategic partnership agreement signed in 2010. The first MOU establishes a clear framework for collaboration between Safran and AVIC, particularly concerning the development of new-generation… Read more »

Source: Safran, 21-Jun-11

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Sikorsky Aerospace Services and Saab to support Sweden’s Black Hawks

Sikorsky Aerospace Services and Saab to support Sweden’s Black Hawks

Sikorsky Aerospace Services announced today the signing of a teaming agreement at the Paris Air Show with the Swedish defence and security company Saab to support the fleet of 15 UH-60M helicopters recently purchased by the Swedish Defense Materiel Administration (FMV). Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) is the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 21-Jun-11

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Sikorsky shows S-70iâ„¢ Black Hawk for first time at major international venue

Sikorsky shows S-70iâ„¢ Black Hawk for first time at major international venue

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) will display an S-70iâ„¢ BLACK HAWK helicopter outside the UTC Chalet during the Paris Air Show. The international event marks the first time the new variant of Sikorsky’s proven multi-mission utility helicopter will be displayed to the world market. “There is strong worldwide demand for… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 21-Jun-11

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Heli-Union takes delivery of two S-76C++

Heli-Union takes delivery of two S-76C++

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today the delivery of two S-76C++â„¢ helicopters to Heli-Union for use in offshore oil missions. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). The contract for these aircraft was signed in November 2010. With this delivery, Heli-Union now has eight S-76C++ helicopters operating internationally. “We are proud that Heli-Union continues… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 21-Jun-11

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Brazilian Navy signs for two more S-70Bâ„¢

Brazilian Navy signs for two more S-70Bâ„¢

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today at the Paris Air Show that the Brazilian Navy has signed an agreement with the U.S. Government to acquire two additional Sikorsky S-70Bâ„¢ maritime helicopters via the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) process. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). In 2010, the Brazilian Navy contracted for four S-70B… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 21-Jun-11

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Zhuhai Helicopter Branch contracts for two S-92s and one S-76C++

Zhuhai Helicopter Branch contracts for two S-92s and one S-76C++

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today at the Paris Air Show that China Southern Airlines Company’s Zhuhai Helicopter Branch has contracted for a S-76C++â„¢ and two S-92® helicopters to support the company’s offshore oil customers operating in the South China Sea. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). Zhuhai is the largest and oldest… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 21-Jun-11

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AW159 makes its first appearance at Paris Air Show

AW159 makes its first appearance at Paris Air Show

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the first production AW159 helicopter will be making its first appearance at the Paris Air Show. Sixty two AW159s have been ordered by the UK Ministry of Defence for the Army and Royal Navy to fulfil both over land and maritime missions with a common platform…. Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 21-Jun-11

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AgustaWestland expands its global network of Technical Representatives

AgustaWestland expands its global network of Technical Representatives

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce it is expanding the number of Technical Representatives within its Customer Support & Services organization by 25%. Located in strategic sites around the globe based on regional demand and requirements, AgustaWestland’s Technical Representatives now numbering more than 40 and this will be increased to more than 50… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 21-Jun-11

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AgustaWestland to open an Authorized Training Centre in Malaysia

AgustaWestland to open an Authorized Training Centre in Malaysia

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce plans to establish an Authorized Training Centre in Malaysia to serve customers in the Far and Southeast Asian regions. The Training Centre is expected to be opened during the first half of 2012 and will be located nearby the AgustaWestland Malaysia Sdn Bhd headquarters, based at Kuala… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 21-Jun-11

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Blueway AS orders another AW139

Blueway AS orders another AW139

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that Blueway AS of Norway has signed a contract for one more AW139 medium twin helicopter. This aircraft will be used for offshore transport operations. This order adds to the contract for three AW139s placed in 2010 and is part of a Framework Agreement for the purchase… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 21-Jun-11

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Bell’s 407GX and 407AH make international debut

Bell’s 407GX and 407AH make international debut

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), will display its newest helicopters, the 407GX and 407AH, at the Paris International Air Show, June 20-26, 2011, at Le Bourget, Paris, France, making it the first international appearance since their introduction at the 2011 Heli-Expo in Orlando, Fla., in March. “We’ve received tremendous customer acceptance of… Read more »

Source: Bell, 20-Jun-11

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Huey II fleet surpasses 300,000 hours

Huey II fleet surpasses 300,000 hours

Huey II fleet Surpasses 300,000 hours Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced its Huey II fleet recently surpassed the 300,000 flight hour milestone. “This significant accomplishment is testament to the supportability and multi-mission capability of the Huey II,” said R. Danny Maldonado, senior vice president customer support and chief services officer. “At… Read more »

Source: Bell, 20-Jun-11

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Sikorsky CH148 Cyclone on display at Paris Air Show

Sikorsky CH148 Cyclone on display at Paris Air Show

The Sikorsky CH148 CYCLONE helicopter will debut in a static exhibit at the 49th International Paris Air Show. The aircraft on display was built under Sikorsky’s Canadian Maritime Helicopter Project (CHMP), and is one of 28 CH148 aircraft that will be produced for the Canadian Forces to replace a fleet of SEA KING helicopters that… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 17-Jun-11

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Eurocopter’s X3 and EC175 to make public debut at Paris Air Show 2011

Eurocopter’s X3 and EC175 to make public debut at Paris Air Show 2011

Eurocopter’s commitment to innovation will be showcased at the 2011 Paris Air Show, where the company’s high-profile participation is to include the first public flight presentations of its X3 hybrid demonstrator and the new EC175 helicopter. The Eurocopter presence at Le Bourget Airport also will comprise displays of its enhanced EC145 T2 and AS350 B3e… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 14-Jun-11

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Indra details Paris Air Show involvement

Indra details Paris Air Show involvement

Indra will attend le Bourget Paris Air Show, the main event of the aeronautics sector in Europe, to be held from the 20 to the 26 of June. The company will exhibit its electronic defence and radar surveillance systems as well as the latest developments in unmanned platforms. In electronic defence, Indra will provide thorough… Read more »

Source: Indra, 05-Jun-11

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Northrop Grumman to show MQ-8B Fire Scout at Paris Air Show

Northrop Grumman to show MQ-8B Fire Scout at Paris Air Show

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) will highlight its industry-leading global security capabilities at the Paris International Air Show, including unmanned aircraft systems, defence electronics and performance-based logistics. The 49th Paris International Air Show will take place at Le Bourget, Paris, from 20-26 June 2011. Northrop Grumman will participate in a series of media briefings during the… Read more »

Source: Northrop Grumman, 03-Jun-11

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Aero Vodochody will exhibit at the Paris Air Show 2011

Aero Vodochody will exhibit at the Paris Air Show 2011

If you decide to visit Paris Air Show, we will be looking forward to seeing you at hall 6, stand C30. AERO Vodochody will traditionally be exhibiting at the Paris Air Show 2011, Le Bourget, officially called Salon International de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace, Paris-Le Bourget, 49. International aviation trade fair from 20 to 26 June… Read more »

Source: Aero Vodochody, 22-May-11

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