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May 31, 2016
Bell Helicopter's Singapore facility completed 5,000-hr inspections and customizations for two Bell 412 EPs for an Australian private customer. That facility supports aircraft delivery...
May 25, 2016
Leonardo-Finmeccanica's distributor agreement with Kaan Air of Turkey — covering the AW119, the GrandNew and the AW139 — has been...
May 25, 2016
Fiery crashes in which helicopter occupants survive but die of burn injuries are sustaining public and political pressure on the FAA to review certification rules. Several members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Tennessee are the latest lawmakers to focus on the aviation agency’s responses to longstanding recommendations to adopt more stringent...
May 18, 2016
International aviation leaders are seeking nominations for one of the world's most prestigious safety awards, but the deadline is nigh. Nominations for the 2016 Laura Taber Barbour Air Safety Award must be submitted by June 1.   The award honors a "significant individual or group effort contributing to improving aviation safety, with emphasis on original contributions" that was...
May 11, 2016
Bell Helicopter said it plans to demonstrate the Bell 412EPI on a five-month tour in the Asia Pacific region. Bell last...
May 2, 2016
Finmeccanica's shareholders have approved the company's name change to Leonardo in a meeting last week. The official full name, Leonardo...
April 28, 2016
Lockheed Martin’s leadership is still grappling with how to explain the near-term impact of Sikorsky’s acquisition on its own operations and finances. “I am still getting my head around describing Sikorsky and what the expectation should be” for the unit’s impact, L-M EVP and CFO Bruce Tanner said in response to a financial analyst’s question this week after the...
April 25, 2016
Conflicting information on airport traffic procedures and private-company operating rules appear to be among the factors the NTSB is reviewing in assessing the cause of a fatal 2014 midair collision between a flight school Robinson Helicopter R44 II and an airplane, according to safety board records released April 23.    The collision occurred about 1 mi southwest of Frederick Municipal Airport...
April 11, 2016
Bell Helicopter has signed a letter of intent with PT Whitesky Aviation for 30 Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters last week. The...
April 8, 2016
The first certified multicopter, e-volo's Volocopter VC200, has begun manned flight tests in southern Germany. The Volocopter is a personal aerial...
April 5, 2016
The U.S. Helicopter Safety Team said it will focus its attention during the next four years on reducing fatal helicopter accidents within the U.S. The team is targeting a reduction to 0.61 fatal accidents per 100,000 flight hr, 20% less than the average since 2009. It will do so by analyzing...
April 1, 2016
Two corporate customers in Chile have signed letters of intent for the Bell 505 JetRanger X. One customer was a private owner and the other was Eagle Copter. Both helicopters will be configured for...
March 17, 2016
Bell Helicopter has secured commitments from two customers for a total of three Bell 407GXPs in corporate/VIP configuration while at HAI Heli-Expo...
February 29, 2016
Bell Helicopter President and CEO Mitch Snyder emphasized a focus on innovation for the future in terms of both “disruptive” and “leap-forward” technologies in its future aircraft.   At a Feb. 29 press conference during Heli-Expo, Snyder explained Bell's innovation falls in three parts: safety improvements...
February 10, 2016
NBAA has opened the call for speakers for the 2016 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition. Members are encouraged to submit their speaking proposals, focusing on intermediate- to advanced-level engaging topics that are...
February 3, 2016
Avinco closed 2015 with 31 helicopter transactions worldwide, moving more than 38 million euros worth of assets. Eight of these sales came from Avinco’s own portfolio and three with Avinco financing attached.  Avinco, a fully independent, privately owned firm, offers...
February 3, 2016
Uber broke local law when it ferried visitors by helicopter to and from residential Utah for the Sundance Film Festival, said local zoning authorities.   The FAA told R&WI that Uber had violated no federal aviation regulations with respect to its Jan. 23 ferry flights. “Certificated commercial air taxi (part 135) operators performed all of the operations and completed...
January 25, 2016
In 2015, Airbus Helicopters delivered 395 rotorcraft from the company’s civil, parapublic and military product lines. Meanwhile, the company booked 383 orders (adjusted to 333 due to contract amendments for governmental NH90 and Tiger helicopters) with a strong performance of the new-generation medium H175. Demand remained steady for the H135 and H145 family of light twin helicopters, with bookings...
January 22, 2016
XTI Aircraft has earned a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) qualification under Regulation A+. Investors interested in supporting development of the new TriFan 600 aircraft will now be able to purchase...
January 13, 2016
January 22 is the deadline for high school and college students to submit aircraft design proposals for the American Helicopter Society International’s fourth annual micro air vehicle design challenge.   Up to $10,000 will be awarded to winners at the 72nd Annual Forum and Technology Display May 17 to 19 in West Palm Beach, Florida. The competition is...
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