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January 26, 2016
MQ-9 reaper UAV. Photo: Wikimedia [Avionics Today 01-26-2016] The U.S. Air Force has awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems a $34 million order to develop and field the Air Force Special Operations Command MQ-9 Medium Altitude...
January 26, 2016
Students studying an aircraft part at the Singapore Polytechnic AeroHub. Photo: Singapore Polytechnic [Avionics Today 01-26-2016] Singapore Polytechnic has officially opened its Aerohub, which will house aeronautical and aerospace electronics engineering laboratories, along with facilities typically found in an industry aircraft hangar. The new facility will also synergize the teaching and...
January 25, 2016
JetBlue will equip with Thales new seatback IFE system. Photo: Thales [Avionics Today 01-25-2016] JetBlue Airways is upgrading its seatback In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) systems on current and future A320 fleets with...
January 21, 2016
Air Methods Corp. has acquired Tri-State Care Flight for $222.5 million, expanding the air medical transport provider's...
January 21, 2016
The public is still waiting to hear from investigators whether the first non-military midair collision between a drone and helicopter occurred this past November in California. On Nov. 23, a Robinson Helicopter R22 operated by Los Angeles Helicopters made an emergency landing during a cross-country training flight after its windscreen was partially shattered. A lack of residual bird matter, along with...
January 21, 2016
Airbus Helicopters has increased the H145's maximum take-off weight to 3.7 metric tons, after EASA awarded the manufacturer the...
January 20, 2016
Finmeccanica Security & Information Systems Division plans to replace the old air traffic control radars at 12 Canadian...
January 20, 2016
All Metal MS has delivered a line of fall protection platforms to Columbia Helicopters in Portland, Oregon. In March of 2015, All Metal began work on such a product that would be...
January 20, 2016
Accident investigators said that engine modifications made to an air ambulance helicopter may have left it more susceptible to icing and contributed to its fatal crash in 2013.    The Airbus Helicopters AS350 B2, operated by EagleMed, had taken off early on Feb. 22, 2013, from Integris Baptist Hospital in Oklahoma City to commence an inter-hospital patient transport flight. It appeared to suffer...
January 19, 2016
The business benefits of Airbus’ tie-up with transportation facilitator Uber Technologies are unclear beyond the public-relations attention it has generated for the companies.    Airbus Group, the parent of the eponymous helicopter, airliner and military aircraft manufacturers, said on Jan. 17 that its new venture capital effort is collaborating with Uber on a pilot project to provide...
January 19, 2016
Former Sikorsky Aircraft President and CEO Gerald Tobias, a driving force beyond the development and sales of the Black Hawk and S-76 helicopters, died Nov. 14, 2015, in Huntington Beach, California, after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease, according to an obituary in The Los Angeles Times.   A U.S. Army Air Force WWII veteran, Tobias worked for the Martin Company, managed Boeing’s...
January 19, 2016
Members of the International Helicopter Safety Team will be providing their safety advice for Heli-Expo participants in Louisville, Kentucky, at 14 different workshops and at a special safety...
January 15, 2016
FEC Heliports will be exhibiting its new portable battery-powered rechargeable LED helipad lighting system, HEMS-Star, at this year's Heli-Expo in Louisville, Kentucky, next month. The system, which is a...
January 15, 2016
Two U.S. Marine Corps helicopters crashed off Oahu, Hawaii's North Shore late Thursday, according to local reports. The Marines confirmed on Twitter the aircraft involved were 2 CH-53s from Marine...
January 15, 2016
The declining and unpredictable oil and gas market is not shrinking Lockheed Martin’s interest in the commercial helicopter market, according to the Reuters news agency.   Citing a top L-M business development executive, Reuters said oil’s decline is not just affecting...
January 15, 2016
Saab 340B aircraft. Photo: Jorge Albero Leonardi (Wikimedia) [Avionics Today 01-15-2016] C&L has completed the sale of a Saab 340B to Airlink...
January 14, 2016
The National Operations Control Academy (NOCA) will kick-off their highly anticipated OCS training courses this February in Wichita, Kansas. The industry-specific training curriculum will satisfy the new requirements of FAR 135.619 for large Helicopter Air Ambulance (HAA) operators with ten or more helicopters, and will also provide the same world-class aviation training to those operators with fewer than...
January 14, 2016
Thompson Aerospace is offering a tracking and data solution for aircraft in accordance with new EASA requirements. Photo: Thompson Aerospace [Avionics Today 01-14-2016] Thompson Aerospace of Irvine, Calif. is offering its secure...
January 14, 2016
Business Aviation is up 3 percent according to Argus. Photo: NBAA [Avionics Today 01-14-2016] Business aviation in North America saw a year-over-year surge of 2.6 percent in December 2015, fueled by increased holiday travel, according to the latest information released by aviation services group Argus International. Argus’ data is based on serial-number specific aircraft...
January 14, 2016
[Avionics Today 01-14-2016] StandardAero’s Associated Air Center (AAC) has obtained an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the installation of a Controller-Pilot Data Link Communication (CPDLC) System — as part of the requirements for Future Air Navigation System (FANS)...
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