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July 29, 2016
Alpine Aerotech has received EASA approval for its Bell Helicopter 429 Bear Paw Kit. The kit has already received approval...
July 27, 2016
Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a seven-year contract with Denmark to support 14 RTM 322-powered EH101 Merlin in the Royal Danish Air Force. The agreement includes coverage over 50 engines by Safran's Global Support Package (GSP). It...
July 26, 2016
BLR Aerospace is accepting pre-certification orders for its FastFin Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability System for Airbus Helicopter H125s. FAA certification for that system is expected in the third quarter this year, the company...
July 26, 2016
The advanced composite main rotor blades for the S-64 Aircrane and CH-54 Skycrane have commenced flight testing, said Erickson Inc.  Testing for the project, which began in 2010 in conjunction with Helicopter Transport Services, is...
July 25, 2016
The No. 1 525 prototype’s main rotor blades appear to have struck its tail and nose during a high-speed, engine-out test that ended with the July 6 crash that killed its two pilots, Rotor & Wing International has learned. “We saw signs consistent with a blade strike on the tailboom,” the National Transportation Safety Board’s investigator-in-charge for the probe, John Lovell...
July 25, 2016
XTI Aircraft Co. has reopened its crowdfunding project to build a piloted TriFan 600 prototype after the company failed to reach its minimum investments. Its current offering now does not have a lower limit. XTI received a Securities & Exchange Commission approval to sell 20 million shares of common stock to investors, the company said Monday...
July 25, 2016
Bell Helicopter's Aeronautical Accessories brand has added the Crew Mobility Restraint Kit for the Bell 412 and Bell 412EP. The kit recently...
July 21, 2016
Dallas Airmotive's new test facility at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport has been certified to test Pratt & Whitney Canada PW200 engines and Rolls-Royce M250 and RR300 engines.  The company's first production RR300...
July 20, 2016
Representatives of at least 10 helicopter firms told the FAA last month that proposed stricter guidelines for certification of inlet barrier filters are unneeded and would hike costs and hurt safety for rotorcraft flying in dirty, dusty environments.  As an example, AAR Airlift told FAA officials at a July 7 meeting in Fort Worth, Texas, that inlet barrier filters (IBFs) cut down on foreign object...
July 18, 2016
The FAA has approved Garmin's GTX 335 and 345 Mode S transponders for Robinson Helicopters R22, R44 and R66. The...
July 12, 2016
Safran Helicopter Engines will supply engines for the training rotary-wing aircraft under the U.K.'s Military Flying Training System program. Safran will...
July 12, 2016
Leonardo-Finmeccanica has received EASA certification for the AW189's Full Ice Protection System (FIPS). This allows the aircraft to operate in full icing conditions while others are grounded. The fully automatic...
July 8, 2016
The FAA says it is encouraging owners of helicopters and smaller airplanes to install new safety equipment voluntarily by making broader use of a policy that went into effect March 31.   The agency said the new policy on installation of Non-Required Safety Enhancing Equipment (NORSEE) would streamline the process and reduce costs for fielding gear not currently required by regulations. The FAA said...
July 7, 2016
The U.S. State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Israel of excess SH-60F Seahawks of roughly $300 million, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency told Congress July 5.  Included in the transaction are spares and repair parts, support and test...
July 7, 2016
UPDATE 1800 EDT U.S., July 7 A flight recorder from the crashed Bell Helicopter 525 has been recovered from the burnt wreckage and sent for readout to the NTSB's Washington, D.C. recorder lab; the recorder is not a hardened CVR/FDR but appears to be in good shape, according to the safety board. The NTSB has dispatched a total of six investigators from its Washington headquarters to Texas to support the...
July 7, 2016
Appareo's Stratus ESG transponder has received a technical standard order authorization from the FAA. The panel-mounted...
July 6, 2016
Look for industry leaders to square off with FAA officials in Texas tomorrow over a proposal to adopt more stringent procedures for certification of engine inlet barrier filters. The agency is convening a meeting near Fort Worth Alliance Airport the morning of July 7 to discuss its proposed policy statement on certification of helicopter engine inlet barrier filters.  “The purpose of the public...
July 5, 2016
Russian Helicopters' Ansat light multirole helicopter has received an increased take-off weight from 3,300 kg to 3,600 kg.  The aircraft will...
June 28, 2016
The Swedish Defence Materiel Admin., citing "changed conditions," has revised procedures for purchasing six retired Airbus Helicopters AS332 M1 Super Pumas and extended the bidding deadline to Oct. 7.   Under the revised procedures, Sweden will accept bids for some of the aircraft, spares and ground support equipment (GSE) for sale, which are divided into 14 lots. One lot includes five...
June 21, 2016
Lord Corp. completed and delivered its first V-280 Valor elastomeric rotor bearings to Bell Helicopter in the Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator program. The manufacturing...
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