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March 2, 2015
This year at HAI Heli-Expo 2015, Bell Helicopter plans to showcase several updated aircraft and programs, including its progress on its newest products, the Bell 525 Relentless and Bell 505 Jet Ranger X. Bell Helicopter invites attendees to its opening event in booth 337 on March 3 at 12:00 p.m. EST where it will introduce new...
March 2, 2015
HAI President Matt Zuccaro has joined the leaders of other general aviation associations in Washington, D.C., calling for the U.S. Congress to pass the new Pilot's Bill of Rights legislation. Legislation introduced in both the House and Senate, H.R. 1062 and S. 571, aims to make improvements to the Pilot's Bill of Rights (Public Law 112-153) to address several issues of significant importance to general...
March 2, 2015
DART Aerospace designs, manufactures and certifies helicopter systems and equipment. This year, DART will be showcasing a full AW139 aircraft featuring its Emergency Float System with Integrated Liferafts as well as its AW139 Lightweight Interior...
March 2, 2015
HAI Heli-Expo 2015 Orlando, Fla. – Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) today announced that its Defense Solutions division has introduced a new fully integrated 5-slot 3U OpenVPX rugged mission computer designed to quickly deploy intensive computer power on defense and aerospace platforms. The MPMC-9355-0002 Multi-Platform Mission Computer is the latest member of Curtiss-Wright’s...
March 2, 2015
HAI Heli-Expo 2015 Orlando, Fla. – VIH Aerospace (VIHA), a leading provider of global helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services (Heli-Expo Booth #3837) has received a European Aviation Safety Agency Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for an aftermarket replacement Crew Bubble Window Installation for the Bell...
March 2, 2015
HAI Heli-Expo 2015 Orlando, Fla. – An aerospace industry staple for more than 50 years, today’s Staco Systems is aggressively working to expand its presence in helicopter cockpits everywhere with custom solutions and smaller, more durable products that are ideally suited for the rotorcraft operating environment. The company will display and discuss its illuminated panels, subsystems...
March 2, 2015
HAI Heli-Expo 2015 Orlando, Fla. – Phoenix Heliparts has announced the approval of a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) that allows installation of the Aspen Avionics Evolution Flight Display System in a range of MD Helicopters. The STC authorizes Phoenix Heliparts to install Aspen’s single- or dual-display Pilot, Pro 1000, Pro 1500 and Pro 2000...
March 2, 2015
HAI Heli-Expo 2015 Orlando, Fla. – VIH Aerospace (VIHA), a leading provider of global helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services (Heli-Expo Booth #3837) has received a Federal Aviation Administration Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for an aftermarket replacement Master Caution Panel (Model #: MCP01) for the Bell 212 series helicopter (STC#: # SR03503NY). European Aviation...
March 2, 2015
HAI Heli-Expo 2015 Orlando, Fla. – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has certified a performance increase for Bell 206L helicopters equipped with dual tailboom strakes from BLR Aerospace. It is the first time BLR has certified one of its performance-enhancing products for a light helicopter, according to Vice President of Sales and Marketing Dave Marone. The new Flight Manual Supplement...
March 2, 2015
HAI Heli-Expo 2015 Orlando, Fla. – Sagem (part of Safran) is calling on its 25 years of expertise in flight data analysis to offer its proven and state-of-the-art safety tools – Analysis Ground Station (AGS) and Cassiopée Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) services - to every Bell Helicopter commercial platform currently in production. These solutions are designed to support...
March 1, 2015
Many of you are reading these words at HAI Heli-Expo 2015, the annual focal point of excitement, change and new product rollouts within our market, and that is entirely fitting on a number of levels. On Feb. 15, the FAA finally issued the long-anticipated NPRM on commercial use of UAV’s within U.S. airspace. I did not have a great deal of time to dig into the details of the NPRM. But rest...
March 1, 2015
Mike Stanberry. Just three months into 2015, the commercial rotorcraft industry has already seen a revolution in satellite communication systems. Bristow’s search and rescue (SAR) flight crews in the UK use simultaneous voice channels and transmit uninterrupted Wi-Fi data thanks to Iridium Communications’ OpenPort service. Appareo Systems has partnered with Iridium to offer satellite-based...
February 27, 2015
If you’ve already planned to attend the HAI Safety Symposium (NTSB – Managing Risk in Public Helicopter Operations) from 8:00–10:00 in room S310 on Monday, March 2 at HAI Heli-Expo 2015, be sure to also add to your diary, and attend, the Safety Directors Forum (Your Helicopter Crashed – Now What?) right after, from...
February 27, 2015
Breeze Eastern Corporation plans to partner with Priority 1 Air Rescue for customer training. Under the terms of the 36-month service agreement, Breeze-Eastern’s commercial and military customers have the option to choose Priority 1 for operational...
February 27, 2015
Bell Helicopter's Aeronautical Accessories brand has been issued new Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for multiple aftermarket product offerings for the Bell 429 and a portable crane for the Bell 407. The Bell 429 expanded offerings include: Helicopter Emergency Egress Lighting System (HEELS), which identifies exits and provides general illumination in the...
February 26, 2015
Blue Sky Network (BSN), a leading global provider of satellite tracking and fleet management solutions for land mobile, maritime and aviation assets, has made significant upgrades to SkyRouter’s extensive Alert Notification system.   SkyRouter is Blue Sky Network’s cloud-based web portal and mapping solution, which communicates with remote devices over the Iridium Satellite Network. It...
February 26, 2015
Honeywell will be showcasing several systems at next week's Heli-Expo, and will also make several significant announcements about how the company is helping customers achieve performance improvements. The annual Honeywell Helicopter Industry Forecast, which provides an authoritative look at industry trends from the unique perspective of helicopter operators worldwide, will also be released at the...
February 26, 2015
The newest addition to the Turbomeca (Safran) Arrien 2+ family, the Arriel 2N Turboshaft, has received EASA type-certification. The engine first ran in September 2011, and offers low operating costs, increased reliability and superior performance.  “The certification of the Arriel 2N in December 2014 has roused a clear interest in the airframer community,” Jean-François Sauer, vice...
February 26, 2015
HAI will recognize the winners of its Salute to Excellence Awards at a dinner on Wednesday, March 4. These awards recognize achievements and merit of both individuals and organizations in the international helicopter community. This year’s winners are: • Lightspeed Aviation Excellence in Communications...
February 26, 2015
Robinson R44 helicopters have returned to the air in Australia and New Zealand after a temporary grounding of the type following concerns over cracked rotor blades. Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority grounded all R44s on the Australian register fitted with C016-7 main rotor blades on Feb...
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