Brazil Receives 1st Bell 407GXP for Corp. Transport

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'Crowdfunders' Offer XTI Nearly $4.5M

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  • Helitech Speaker: Certification Inconsistency Slows Helicopter OEMs

    October 6, 2015 |

    A lack of consistency among international aviation regulators' application of certification standards slows rotorcraft manufacturers in bringing new products to market, AgustaWestland's senior VP of Strategy and Business Development told attendees at Helitech International in London Tuesday.


  • New TSO Pacts Promise Manufacturers Big Benefits

    October 2, 2015 |

    Revisions to bilateral aviation safety agreements between the U.S. and EASA and the U.S. and Canada would simplify procedures for reciprocal approval of Technical Standard Order (TSO)-approved aircraft equipment.


  • FAA: We're Moving on Fuel-System Safety

    October 1, 2015 |

    The aviation agency tells the NTSB it has started work to apply crash-resistant fuel system standards to all helicopters.


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