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September 30, 2014
ARGUS International has entered into a sponsorship agreement with the Public Safety Aviation Accreditation Commission (PSAAC), also known has the Airborne Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission, that recognizes ARGUS’s support of PSAAC as the official...
September 29, 2014
Coptersafety's AW139 full flight simulator (FFS) has received EASA Level D certification from the Finnish CAA (Trafi) and is...
September 23, 2014
The FAA and EASA have granted certification for two CAE products: the CAE-built A350 XWB full-flight simulator (FFS) has achieved Interim Level C qualification, and the company’s flight training device (FTD) achieved FAA Level 6 and EASA Level 2 qualification.  Airbus is using the A350 XWB training...
August 27, 2014
The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has granted the Bell Helicopter Training Academy (BTA)part 147 facility organizational approval. This will permit the BTA to conduct theory and practical...
August 13, 2014
The U.S. Army Aviation Technology Directorate has selected Sikorsky and Boeing to build a helicopter for the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi-Role Technology...
August 13, 2014
On Monday, August 11, Bell Helicopter conducted a safety symposium for helicopter pilots and technicians in Brazil at the Sao Paulo World Trade Center. The symposium began in 2013 and...
July 22, 2014
Western Helicopters, helicopter service and specialty training provider, has recently moved its facility from Rialto, Calif. to the Riverside, Calif., Municipal Airport. The company has also added two more instructors and eight additional aircraft, along with...
July 16, 2014
FlightSafety International and Sikorsky plan to offer training for the Sikorsky S-76D, Sikorsky S-92A, and Sikorsky S-76C+/C++ helicopters in Asia.  Training for the Sikorsky S-92A and Sikorsky S-76C+/C++ helicopters will be offered in Singapore. It is expected to begin in 2015 following...
July 16, 2014
The U.S. Army’s Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation has awarded L-3 Link Simulation & Training a contract to build three Sikorsky UH-60L Operational Flight Trainers (OFTs) and associated training systems for the Royal Saudi Land Forces Aviation...
July 14, 2014
The CAE Brunei Multi-Purpose Training Centre’s (MPTC) new CAE 3000 Series S-92 full-flight simulator (FFS) has received Level D certification from the European Aviation Safety Authority (EASA), the highest qualification for flight simulators, and is now ready-for-training. MTPC is a joint venture of CAE and...
July 11, 2014
Helicentre Aviation Academy has purchased three additional Guimbal Cabri G2 helicopters, expanding their Cabri fleet to ten by early 2016. This purchase will make them the world’s largest single operator of Cabri G2 helicopters...
July 8, 2014
Bell Helicopter has inked a purchase agreement with Henan Yongxiang General Aviation for two new Bell 407GXs. The aircraft will be used to support multiple mission needs...
July 7, 2014
Urbana, Ill.-based Frasca International has been awarded a contract to supply a Robinson R44/S300 convertible TruFlite CAAC Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD)...
July 3, 2014
The ASEAN Helicopter Safety Team (AHEST) recently held an inaugural steering committee meeting to initiate actions to improve safety in civil helicopter operations in Asia. AHEST was founded in late 2013 to expand the mandate of the global International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST) with actions...
June 27, 2014
CAE and Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland’s joint venture Rotorism has surpassed 100,000 hours of simulator training. The program was established in 2003 and officially welcomed its first class of students in June 2006. The joint venture of Finmeccanica - AgustaWestland and CAE was initially established to provide synthetic training solutions for the AW109 Power and AW139 helicopter operators...
June 26, 2014
Mid Atlantic Sim Center, a newly established helicopter training organization in Iceland, has signed an agreement with Indra for the supply of a Level D Airbus Helicopters AS350 Full Flight Simulator. The simulator will be the first of its kind in Europe, will service both the AS350 B2 and the AS350 B3e, and is both EASA and FAA certified. The equipment will be up and running in the Mid Atlantic Sim Center...
June 24, 2014
Upper Limit Aviation (ULA), a helicopter and fixed wing aircraft flight training program, has announced a partnership with Lending Resources to offer ULA students private student loan products to finance their professional aviation training and education. Designed to supplement other student sources of capital, the partnership with Lending Resources allows select ULA aviation...
June 24, 2014
Bristow Helicopters has confirmed that its latest intake of 22 engineering apprentices have successfully completed their initial eight months of training at the LRTT College in Gloucester. The students were selected from a field of more than 1,300 applicants last spring after an assessment process in Aberdeen. The apprentices, all from the UK, will receive positions in one of three areas of Bristow...
June 19, 2014
EagleMed critical care air medical transport company has selected Metro Aviation as its preferred provider of helicopter simulator training for its pilots. EagleMed...
June 18, 2014
Three new MH-60R tactical operational flight trainers (TOFT) built for the U.S. Navy by CAE USA have been declared ready-for-training and have entered service for the Navy. The TOFTs are located at Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville, Fla., Naval Station...
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