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Robinson Delivers 13,000th Helicopter

Robinson Delivers 13,000th Helicopter

30-Apr-2021Source: Robinson

On April 23, 2021 Robinson Helicopter delivered it’s 13,000 helicopter, R44 S/N 14438 to longtime Robinson dealer SKY Helicopters of Dallas, Texas. S/N 14438 shows off a brand-new paint scheme and is equipped with the latest in R44 options; a Lithium-ion battery, heated seats, and a 4K cockpit video camera. The aircraft also includes a... Read more

Bell cuts ribbon on Manufacturing Technology Center

Bell cuts ribbon on Manufacturing Technology Center

29-Mar-2021Source: Bell

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, celebrated the start of operations at the state-of-the-art Manufacturing Technology Center (MTC) with a small gathering and ribbon cutting ceremony. Bell leaders and employees as well as local North Texas community leaders, including Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, were in attendance. This event marks the next milestone... Read more

Houston PD takes delivery of new H125

Houston PD takes delivery of new H125

12-Feb-2021Source: Metro Aviation

The Houston Police Department, one of the largest air units in the country, recently took delivery of a new and very special H125. It’s the first H125 for the department and will be utilized for fighting violent and property crime, and assisting with search and rescue, homeland security and firefighting support. It is also a... Read more

Hillwood and Bell Demonstrate Point-to-Point Autonomous Package Delivery at Mobility Innovation Zone

Hillwood and Bell Demonstrate Point-to-Point Autonomous Package Delivery at Mobility Innovation Zone

2-Feb-2021Source: Bell

Hillwood and Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, demonstrated a point-to-point unmanned aircraft system (UAS) package delivery in North Texas at the AllianceTexas Mobility Innovation Zone. The Bell Autonomous Pod Transport (APT) flew across the Mobility Innovation Zone (MIZ), and delivered a package to a landing area, demonstrating its future commercial capabilities.... Read more

09-Jan-21 N322SH Robinson R44 Albany, US-Texas

09-Jan-21 N322SH Robinson R44 Albany, US-Texas

9-Jan-2021

Loss of power on take off, autorotation into field.  FAA report substantially damaged.  No injuries to 3POB... Read more

Metro Aviation delivers H125 to Texas DPS

Metro Aviation delivers H125 to Texas DPS

14-Dec-2020Source: Metro Aviation

Metro Aviation recently delivered a new H125 for the Texas Department of Public Safety, and it is the most advanced law enforcement helicopter completed by the Shreveport, Louisiana-based company. Metro collaborated with aviation technology and wireless communications leader, CNC Technologies, to customize the aircraft to meet the Texas DPS’s specific mission needs. The CNC team... Read more

10-Dec-20 N7085Z Robinson R44 Colorado City, US-Texas (2F)

10-Dec-20 N7085Z Robinson R44 Colorado City, US-Texas (2F)

10-Dec-2020

Sketchy details but both occupants received fatal injuries, named here as pilot Zane Whitesides, 31, and passenger Zack Pfeuffer, 32... Read more

05-Dec-20 N371MP Robinson R44 II Marietta, US-Texas

05-Dec-20 N371MP Robinson R44 II Marietta, US-Texas

5-Dec-2020

Helicopter clipped powerlines during the take-off phase and made a heavy emergency landing on highway 77.  Nearby neighbours moved the helicopter off the road onto the grass verge.  Skids splayed out, but rotor blades seemingly untouched and helicopter remained upright.  3 POB not injured... Read more

Bell Opens Global Commercial Business Center

Bell Opens Global Commercial Business Center

3-Dec-2020Source: Bell

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced the opening of the Bell Commercial Business Center (CBC). The new facility will be located at 4151 Amon Carter Boulevard, a former American Airlines building approximately seven miles away from both Bell’s Headquarters and the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Beginning in November 2020, Bell’s CBC will... Read more

CNC deploys new mission suite for Texas DPS Airbus H125

CNC deploys new mission suite for Texas DPS Airbus H125

26-Nov-2020Source: CNC Technologies

CNC Technologies announced it has deployed a new, state-of-the-art airborne mission suite for the Texas Department of Public Safety’s recently acquired Airbus H125 helicopter. Working with aviation and completion services firm Metro Aviation on the assignment, CNC led development and design of the new system and will provide ongoing training and 24/7 support. The new... Read more

Collins honours Texas DPS with Rescue of the Year award

Collins honours Texas DPS with Rescue of the Year award

17-Nov-2020Source: Collins Aerospace

At a ceremony Sunday, leaders from Collins Aerospace Systems’ helicopter rescue hoist business presented the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) with the company’s Rescue of the Year Award. Each year, Collins Aerospace honors one of its Goodrich hoist customers for a particularly daring helicopter rescue executed using the company’s hoist. This year, Texas DPS... Read more

North Houston (9X1) Airport closes to helicopters

North Houston (9X1) Airport closes to helicopters

2-Nov-2020Source: FAA

A recently issued NOTAM effectively closes North Houston (9X1) Airport to helicopters from 1th October, except by minimum one hour’s prior permission (PPR).  This is apparently due to local noise complaints  ... Read more

15-Sep-20 N489DM Bell 407 Fort Worth, US-Texas

15-Sep-20 N489DM Bell 407 Fort Worth, US-Texas

15-Sep-2020

Main rotor struck tail boom during autorotation training.  Instructor and student not injured... Read more

08-Aug-20 N284S Bell 206 Marathon, US-Texas (3F)

08-Aug-20 N284S Bell 206 Marathon, US-Texas (3F)

8-Aug-2020

Three Texas Parks and Wildlife employees died in the accident as they surveyed the landscape for desert bighorn sheep.  The pilot, who was a private contractor for the state agency, was taken to El Paso for medical treatment.  The victims were named by Texas Parks and Wildlife as Wildlife Biologist Dewey Stockbridge, Fish and Wildlife... Read more

HaloFlight adds blood on board

HaloFlight adds blood on board

8-Jun-2020Source: HALO-Flight

Hemorrhagic death remains the leading cause of survivable deaths in trauma cases; and now, the air ambulance professionals at HALO-Flight are changing that notion for South Texans with the introduction of blood on board each life-saving Mission. In 2005, the Fifty-Eighth World Health assembly designated World Blood Donor Day – June 14 – as an... Read more

06-Apr-20 N7007X Robinson R22 Seymour, US-Texas

06-Apr-20 N7007X Robinson R22 Seymour, US-Texas

6-Apr-2020

Tail rotor struck tree.  No injury reported to 1 POB... Read more

Air Methods contracts with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas

Air Methods contracts with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas

19-Feb-2020Source: Air Methods

Air Methods, the leading air medical service provider, today announced that it has agreed to an in-network contract with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) to provide its members with Air Methods’ critical care in the air services at in-network rates. Air Methods will be in-network for the following BCBSTX plans: Blue Essentials... Read more

19-Dec-19 N695AP Robinson R22 Beeville, US-Texas

19-Dec-19 N695AP Robinson R22 Beeville, US-Texas

19-Dec-2019

During take off the student pilot experienced dynamic rollover.... Read more

13-Dec-19 N440AH Robinson R44 San Antonio, US-Texas

13-Dec-19 N440AH Robinson R44 San Antonio, US-Texas

13-Dec-2019

The aircraft lost power and struck power lines while apparently making an emergency landing near to the intersection of South Presa and East Southcross street, San Antonio, US-Texas. The aircraft received substantial damage. There were no reports of serious injuries to the occupants. – Photo... Read more

23-Oct-19 N7189D Robinson R22 Hebbronville, US-Texas (2F)

23-Oct-19 N7189D Robinson R22 Hebbronville, US-Texas (2F)

23-Oct-2019

Two Robinson R22s engaged in herding operation.  Rotor blade of N7189D hit skid of N74512.  Both occupants of N7189D fatally injured... Read more

23-Oct-19 N74512 Robinson R22 Hebbronville, US-Texas

23-Oct-19 N74512 Robinson R22 Hebbronville, US-Texas

23-Oct-2019

Two Robinson R22s engaged in herding operation.  Rotor blade of N7189D hit skid of N74512 Passenger in N74512 seriously injured... Read more

Med-Trans Now Operating From New Headquarters in Texas

Med-Trans Now Operating From New Headquarters in Texas

11-Dec-2017Source: Med-Trans

National air medical transport leader Med-Trans Corporation has moved its headquarters operations into a new building at the Denton Enterprise Airport. The new 31,500 square foot facility includes 24,000 square feet of office and classroom space in addition to 7,500 square feet of hangar accommodations. The facility becomes Med-Trans’ principal base of operations, including the... Read more

Vector Aerospace hosts Canada-Texas business roundtable

Vector Aerospace hosts Canada-Texas business roundtable

7-Sep-2017Source: Vector Aerospace

Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, recently had the honour of hosting a Texas Trade Mission roundtable discussion at its Grapevine, TX, facility involving participants from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service, local businesses and media. The roundtable was part of a Canadian... Read more

V-280 Valor undergoing ground trials at Amarillo

V-280 Valor undergoing ground trials at Amarillo

4-Sep-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Bell’s V-280 Valor tiltrotor prototype is currently going through its ground trials at Bell’s Amarillo Assembly Centre, Texas. The prototype is intended to replace the US Army’s Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawks and Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopters. Bell promises that the Valor will have twice the speed and range of current helicopters. It has a V-tail,... Read more

Lifeteam 68 Awarded Air Evac Regional Service Award

Lifeteam 68 Awarded Air Evac Regional Service Award

31-Jul-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Wise County Lifeteam 68 was awarded the Air Evac Regional Service Award this year for their outstanding community outreach programmes. Lisa Ponce, Programme Director, has stated that they wish to be there for the community during the good times too, not just the bad. Some of the events they attend include school career days, awareness... Read more

Airbus awarded $35M contract for support of the UH-72 Lakota

Airbus awarded $35M contract for support of the UH-72 Lakota

18-Jul-2017Source: US DoD

Airbus Helicopters Inc., Grand Prairie, Texas, was awarded a $35,161,927 modification (P00026) to contract W58RGZ-17-C-0010 in support of the UH-72 Lakota contractor logistics support, parts support, and sustainment; the flying hour rate contract line item numbers have been revised to increase the total estimated flying hours and additional funding provided for the flying hours. Work... Read more

CareFlite Plans New North Texas Medical Centre Base

CareFlite Plans New North Texas Medical Centre Base

17-Jul-2017Source: HeliHub.com

CareFlite, one of the oldest joint use air medical transportation service in the nation has decided to open a base at the North Texas Medical Centre, and is basing their Bell 407GX there by the end of this July. The placement of their air medical helicopter in Gainesville is the “next logical step in CareFlite’s... Read more

03-Jun-17 N7091F Robinson R44 Dimmit, US-Texas (1F)

03-Jun-17 N7091F Robinson R44 Dimmit, US-Texas (1F)

3-Jun-2017

Date was recorded as 04-Jun-17 when helicopter wreckage was found, but as reports state the pilot’s family were looking “in the middle of the night” for him, and he was last seen on 03-Jun-17, we believe the accident date would most likely have been 03-Jun-17. NTSB also tweeted on 4th June that they were attending... Read more

K. Roger Williams Passes Away at Age of 65

K. Roger Williams Passes Away at Age of 65

29-May-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Roger Williams, one of the original employees of Bell Helicopters passed away last Friday in Dallas at the age of 65. Well loved by his community, Williams was seen as the face of Bell, always smartly dressed. His duties within the company ranged from site manager, executive director, to director of admin and head of... Read more

18-May-17 N6040Y Bell 407 Fort Worth, US-Texas

18-May-17 N6040Y Bell 407 Fort Worth, US-Texas

18-May-2017

FAA reported substantially damaged after hard landing on training flight – aircraft operated by Bell Helicopter Training Academy... Read more

Bell buying Fort Worth land to build training airfield

Bell buying Fort Worth land to build training airfield

15-May-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Bell is looking into purchasing 139 acres of land in east Fort Worth so that they can build a facility for pilot training. The new land will also ensure that Alliance Airport sees less air traffic, greatly reducing the amount of noise pollution. They have received many noise complaints by residents around Alliance Airport, who... Read more

Dell Seton Medical Centre Tests New Helipad

Dell Seton Medical Centre Tests New Helipad

11-May-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Dell Seton Medical Centre held their first flight of a simulated trauma case to christen their new helipad. The hospital opens on May 21 and will be the only level 1 trauma centre in Central Texas, reports CBS. The hospital came to a cost of $300 million. Chief of Trauma at Dell Seton, Dr. Brown,... Read more

New Helicopter for Baylor Scott and White

New Helicopter for Baylor Scott and White

7-Apr-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Baylor Scott & White have recently gotten a new EC-135 helicopter, after PHI Air Medical, who they use for emergency medical services, had to retire their BK-117. The new helicopter will expand emergency care from adults to paediatric or even to neonatal care. It has an enhanced navigation system and the newest medical technology on... Read more

Bell Plans Appeal Against $8.8 million Lawsuit

Bell Plans Appeal Against $8.8 million Lawsuit

4-Apr-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Bell Helicopters is going to launch an appeal against the decision of a Texas jury. The trial was held this week regarding the case of former Bell employee, Billy Dickson, whose attorney has sued the company for $8.8 million on the grounds of unsafe exposure to asbestos. Bell hopes to reveal more information in the... Read more

Twirly Birds Announce Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas

Twirly Birds Announce Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas

27-Feb-2017Source: Twirly Birds

International helicopter pilot organization, Twirly Birds, will again hold their annual membership meeting in conjunction with the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli-Expo in Dallas, Texas on Tuesday 7 March 2017 beginning at 5 p.m. at the Hilton Anatole Hotel, Wedgwood Room.  General membership qualification requirements are to have flown solo in a helicopter or vertical... Read more

Helicopter Tours for Waco

Helicopter Tours for Waco

20-Dec-2016Source: HeliHub.com

Night Flight Concepts has begun BlueSky Helicopter Tours in Waco, Texas. Adam Aldous, Night Flight President, is excited about the tours and what it can offer for tourism in Waco. “This is a chance to expose them to a different view, literally, of where they are,” reports Aldous. A six month permit was unanimously granted... Read more

V-22 Workload for Bell, after layoffs

V-22 Workload for Bell, after layoffs

4-Nov-2016Source: HeliHub.com

Bell is happy to report that although five staff members were let go recently due to market flux, their Amarillo facility is still the “centre of excellence for military aircraft assembly.” They are currently producing 20 V-22 a year, with officials stating that they are good on budget and ahead of schedule. They had a... Read more

CHC to Host 2017 Safety and Quality Summit in Texas

CHC to Host 2017 Safety and Quality Summit in Texas

28-Oct-2016Source: CHC

The 13th annual CHC Safety & Quality Summit will take place in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas from Sept. 27-29, 2017. Each year, CHC’s Safety & Quality Summit attracts representatives from across the aviation and oil & gas industries to share knowledge and best practices aimed at developing and maintaining a robust safety environment. Since its inception... Read more

Robinson R44 Cadet sales are very disappointing

Robinson R44 Cadet sales are very disappointing

21-Oct-2016Source: HeliHub.com

Robinson Helicopter Co have put out a press release to say that they have delivered two R44 Cadets to Texas distributor Sky Helicopters, noting the serial numbers are 30006 and 30007.  Given the first one in the numerical series is the factory demonstrator and development aircraft, that means they have only delivered six Cadets since... Read more

Univ Texas professor receives grant to research novel rotor system

Univ Texas professor receives grant to research novel rotor system

16-Aug-2016Source: Univ Texas Austin

In summer 2015 a research team led by Jayant Sirohi, an associate professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, tested an experimental helicopter rotor design in a wind tunnel, generating the first publicly available performance data on a cutting-edge, dual-rotor design. This spring Sirohi received a five-year, $550,000 grant from the U.S. Army, U.S.... Read more

Comanche test director to launch Rotorcraft Technology Summit

Comanche test director to launch Rotorcraft Technology Summit

12-Aug-2016Source: Rotorcraft Summit

NASA Astronaut and International Space Station Commander Tim Kopra will launch the ​​Rotorcraft Technology Summit with a Sep. 19 keynote address at the day-and-a-half event in downtown Fort Worth, Texas. Kopra returned to Earth June 18 after 186 days (109 as commander) on the orbiting research laboratory. Combined with his past NASA missions, the retired... Read more

AW609 resumes test flights

AW609 resumes test flights

8-Aug-2016Source: AgustaWestland

Leonardo-Finmeccanica has confirmed that the first AW609 TiltRotor prototype has resumed flight testing in helicopter and airplane modes. Flight testing activities will continue to take place in Arlington, Texas, with plans to soon fly the AW609 to Philadelphia and ultimately relocate the aircraft at the company’s facilities in Italy. The third prototype, assembled and ground... Read more

Memorial Hermann Life Flight celebrates 40 years

Memorial Hermann Life Flight celebrates 40 years

3-Aug-2016Source: Memorial Hermann Health System

“Today is a special day, not just for Life Flight, but for the entire city of Houston, as we reflect back on the pioneering leadership that helped make this program possible and celebrate the many accomplishments that have defined Life Flight’s reputation as a trailblazer among air ambulance services,” said Brian Dean, Senior Vice President... Read more

Customer Advantage Plan – Bell signs second customer

Customer Advantage Plan – Bell signs second customer

21-Jul-2016Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company announced today that HALO-Flight, a helicopter emergency medical service (EMS) in Texas, has signed their Bell 429 for the Customer Advantage Plan (CAP) – the second U.S. based EMS customer to sign for the new service solution. Bell Helicopter’s Customer Advantage Plans provide customers with comprehensive coverage... Read more

Bell 525 program on hold after fatal prototype accident

Bell 525 program on hold after fatal prototype accident

7-Jul-2016Source: HeliHub.com

The Bell 525 Relentless program sadly suffered a fatal accident on a test flight yesterday, with two fatalaties.  The subject helicopter – the orange prototype seen in the image here – was on a flight out of Bell’s XworX facility near Arlington.  The accident happened near the town of Italy in Ellis County and not... Read more

Bell Training Academy responds to noise complaints

Bell Training Academy responds to noise complaints

8-Apr-2016Source: CBS DFW

Bell plans to ask the FAA to let pilots at its training academy fly at a higher altitude, after noise complaints from residents and cities in Tarrant County close to where the manufacturer moved its training HQ last year.  See full story... Read more

Survial Systems USA teams with Airbus for water survival training

Survial Systems USA teams with Airbus for water survival training

3-Mar-2016Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters Inc. on Wednesday announced a cooperation agreement with Survival Systems USA for the delivery of helicopter underwater egress and surface water survival training. The agreement announced at Heli-Expo 2016 in Louisville will enhance the capabilities of Airbus Helicopters Inc. to offer the highest standard of training to its customers across all missions and... Read more

Memorial Hermann Life Flight picks Armor SMS

Memorial Hermann Life Flight picks Armor SMS

2-Mar-2016

Professional Resources in System Management, LLC (PRISM) is pleased to announce that Memorial Hermann Life Flight® has selected Aviation Risk Management Online Resource (ARMOR) as its aviation Safety Management System software. Life Flight is a critical care air medical transport service based in Houston, Texas. They serve the community within a 150-mile radius of the... Read more

Vector celebrates 10th year servicing RR M250 engines in USA

Vector celebrates 10th year servicing RR M250 engines in USA

29-Feb-2016Source: Vector Aerospace

Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is celebrating its 10th anniversary servicing Rolls-Royce M250® engines in the USA. Vector supports this popular family of turboshaft engines from its OEM-authorized M250 repair and overhaul facility in Grapevine, Dallas, TX. “When we began to service the Rolls-Royce M250... Read more

ETMC Air 1 marks 30 years of flying

ETMC Air 1 marks 30 years of flying

16-Feb-2016Source: ETMC

Joseph “Woody” Woodard grew up in Kettering, Ohio, and like many high school seniors he was trying to decide what he wanted to do with his life. He became interested in becoming a helicopter pilot after seeing an Army recruiting poster. “I went to flight school at Fort Wolters, Texas, and Fort Rucker, Ala., in... Read more

Dallas Police facing issues with obsolete cameras

Dallas Police facing issues with obsolete cameras

14-Dec-2015Source: WFAA

The Dallas police helicopter unit is effectively going blind. See Full Story... Read more

Bell renews Amarillo lease for three years

Bell renews Amarillo lease for three years

10-Dec-2015Source: Myhighplains

Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport extends Bell Helicopter’s lease for three more years with an option to renews that five more times in the future.See full story.... Read more

07-Dec-15 N607BP MD Helicopters MD600N Angleton, US-Texas

07-Dec-15 N607BP MD Helicopters MD600N Angleton, US-Texas

7-Dec-2015

During the approach, the helicopter pitched forward, and the pilot moved the cyclic aft to compensate for the forward pitch. Shortly thereafter, the helicopter rolled to the right and entered a spin to the right. The pilot then attempted to land the helicopter, but it impacted terrain and rolled onto its left side. Pilot Ed... Read more

Houston County restarts EMS service with Air Evac Lifeteam

Houston County restarts EMS service with Air Evac Lifeteam

26-Nov-2015Source: KSLA News

Christmas came a little early for Houston County residents.See full story.... Read more

East Texas Medical Center celebrates 30 years of Air 1

East Texas Medical Center celebrates 30 years of Air 1

23-Nov-2015Source: ETMC

ETMC’s Air 1 program is celebrating a milestone with 30 years of service to East Texas. The first flight was December 1985 with a transport of a burn patient to Dallas. ETMC Air 1 has served East Texans by providing emergency helicopter transport for victims of car accidents and cardiac and stroke patients, as well... Read more

23-Nov-15 Sikorsky UH-60L Fort Hood, US-Texas (4F)

23-Nov-15 Sikorsky UH-60L Fort Hood, US-Texas (4F)

23-Nov-2015

Maj. Gen. Jeffrey N. Colt, commanding general, First Army Division West, released the following statement on Tuesday 24th:  “It is with a heavy heart that I announce the death of four First Army Division West Soldiers as a result of a UH-60L helicopter crash that happened Monday evening sometime after 5:49 p.m. The accident is... Read more

FlightSafety Bell 212/412 Level-D simulator enters service in Dallas

FlightSafety Bell 212/412 Level-D simulator enters service in Dallas

18-Nov-2015Source: FlightSafety

FlightSafety announces the start of training using its new interchangeable Bell Helicopter 212/412EP simulator. The simulator was recently qualified to Level D by the United States Federal Aviation Administration. It is located at FlightSafety’s Learning Center in Dallas, Texas. “We are pleased to further enhance and expand our Bell Helicopter training programs in Dallas,” said... Read more

Texas Congressman gets involved at Bell

Texas Congressman gets involved at Bell

2-Nov-2015Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today hosted U.S. Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) at its Repair and Overhaul Center as part of his Marc Means Business initiative. Through this ongoing initiative, Rep. Veasey visits and performs work at a variety of businesses across the DFW Metroplex. Footage and images from today’s event can... Read more

New Helipad Improves Community Safety in Grimes County, Texas

New Helipad Improves Community Safety in Grimes County, Texas

27-Oct-2015Source: Bristow

Bristow joined members of the Whitehall Community Volunteer Fire Department at their annual barbecue fundraiser October 18, 2015, to mark the completion of a new medevac helipad to serve the residents of Grimes County, Texas. The helipad, which was built in part by a donation through Bristow Uplift in 2014, is the first-ever dedicated LifeFlight... Read more

CareFlite orders second Bell 429

CareFlite orders second Bell 429

20-Oct-2015Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today a purchase agreement with CareFlite for its second Bell 429. CareFlite, a nonprofit 501(c) (3) corporation based in Dallas Fort Worth, provides air and ground ambulance service from its bases across North Texas. The aircraft will be outfitted to perform Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS)... Read more

Air Methods Acquires San Antonio AirLIFE

Air Methods Acquires San Antonio AirLIFE

6-Oct-2015Source: Air Methods

Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ: AIRM), the global leader in air medical transportation, announced today that it has acquired San Antonio Air LIFE, owned by Baptist Health System of San Antonio/Tenet Corporation, and Bexar County Hospital District doing business as University Health System. “We value our long-term relationship with San Antonio Air LIFE,” said Aaron Todd,... Read more

Keystone Turbine Services win 5-year Houston Police RR M250 engine contract

Keystone Turbine Services win 5-year Houston Police RR M250 engine contract

5-Oct-2015Source: M International

M International’s Keystone Turbine Services, LLC (KTS) is pleased to announce they’ve been chosen to provide complete engine, module and accessory maintenance, repair and overhaul services for the City of Houston’s Police Department Air Support Division fleet of Rolls-Royce Model 250-powered helicopters. Under this exclusive five-year contract, KTS will provide total life-cycle support for all... Read more

New Life Flight helipad opens in Crosby, Texas

New Life Flight helipad opens in Crosby, Texas

17-Sep-2015Source: The Observer

Before the official grand opening of the new Helipad in Crosby, it was used twice the night before due to serious accidents in the community. See Full Story... Read more

14-Sep-15 N442CF Robinson R44 Kingsville, US-Texas

14-Sep-15 N442CF Robinson R44 Kingsville, US-Texas

14-Sep-2015

Force landing in field... Read more

Founder of Memorial Hermann LifeFlight in Houston dies aged 86

Founder of Memorial Hermann LifeFlight in Houston dies aged 86

3-Sep-2015Source: Chron

Dr. James “Red” Duke Jr., Houston’s iconic, cowboy-style doctor who delivered homespun health advice on nationally syndicated television and founded the Life Flight helicopter ambulance system, died Tuesday. He was 86. See Full Story... Read more

Security Alliance to provide security and fire cover at Bell Amarillo plant

Security Alliance to provide security and fire cover at Bell Amarillo plant

28-Aug-2015Source: Bell

Security Alliance is extremely proud to announce its new strategic services relationship with BELL Helicopter, a Textron company.   As of July 1, 2015 Security Alliance will transition into the provision of both security and fire services for BELL Helicopter in their Amarillo, Texas production facility.   Bell is the primary provider of rotary winged aircraft for... Read more

22-Aug-15 Robinson R44 College Station, US-Texas

22-Aug-15 Robinson R44 College Station, US-Texas

22-Aug-2015

Clipped tree and crashed to the ground during filming operations.  Wayne Bomstad received minor injuries.  Pilot Jacob Oliver was still in hospital four days later according to this report.... Read more

14-Aug-15 N485AE Bell 407 San Antonio, US-Texas

14-Aug-15 N485AE Bell 407 San Antonio, US-Texas

14-Aug-2015

Struck lower tail fin on concrete curb while repositioning after refuelling... Read more

Bell installs massive video wall in HQ lobby in Fort Worth

Bell installs massive video wall in HQ lobby in Fort Worth

11-Aug-2015Source: Eyevis

Unique video wall for the new headquarters of Bell Helicopter in Fort Worth, Texas, USA: In the new headquarters of BELL Helicopter a convex video wall consisting of 48 omniSHAPES greets visitors in the main lobby. With a resolution of 8192 × 4608 pixels on an 8.4 m² big screen and a high brightness in... Read more

Giant Scissor Alert!  Bell opens new Training Academy

Giant Scissor Alert! Bell opens new Training Academy

6-Aug-2015Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday announcing its newly opened Bell Helicopter Training Academy (BTA) in Fort Worth, Texas. U.S. Congressman Joe Barton, Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley and Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price joined Bell Helicopter’s president and CEO John Garrison to commemorate the occasion and have... Read more

MD Helicopters to showcase Houston Police MD500E at ALEA 2015

MD Helicopters to showcase Houston Police MD500E at ALEA 2015

16-Jul-2015Source: MD Helicopters

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announces its participation in the 2015 Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA)Expo, July 15-17, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. The MD Helicopters booth, #721, will feature one of eight (8) MD 500Es in active service with the Houston Police Department, along with industry-leading systems and components designed... Read more

16-Jul-15 N804DF Robinson R44 Fentress, US-Texas

16-Jul-15 N804DF Robinson R44 Fentress, US-Texas

16-Jul-2015

Force landing in field.  3 POB.  Minor damage... Read more

30-Jun-15 N7150J Robinson R22 Houston, US-Texas

30-Jun-15 N7150J Robinson R22 Houston, US-Texas

30-Jun-2015

Force landed in field.  Damage level unknown... Read more

Houston Employees Celebrate Bristow’s Birthday with Big Brothers Big Sisters

Houston Employees Celebrate Bristow’s Birthday with Big Brothers Big Sisters

29-Jun-2015Source: Bristow

On June 20, Houston employees partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) to celebrate Bristow’s 60th birthday. The celebration was part of Bristow’s sponsorship as the official BBBS Birthday Sponsor of 2015. The volunteers accompanied 15 unmatched “Littles” (children who are on a waiting list for a big brother or big sister through the program)... Read more

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