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July 26, 2016
BLR Aerospace is accepting pre-certification orders for its FastFin Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability System for Airbus Helicopter H125s. FAA certification for that system is expected in the third...
July 25, 2016
Bell Helicopter's Aeronautical Accessories brand has added the Crew Mobility Restraint Kit for the Bell 412 and Bell 412EP. The kit recently...
July 20, 2016
Representatives of at least 10 helicopter firms told the FAA last month that proposed stricter guidelines for certification of inlet barrier filters are unneeded and would hike costs and hurt safety for rotorcraft flying in dirty, dusty environments.  As an example, AAR Airlift told FAA officials at a July 7 meeting in Fort Worth, Texas, that inlet barrier filters (IBFs) cut down on foreign object...
July 12, 2016
Leonardo-Finmeccanica has received EASA certification for the AW189's Full Ice Protection System (FIPS). This allows the aircraft to operate in full icing conditions while others are grounded. The fully automatic...
July 8, 2016
The FAA says it is encouraging owners of helicopters and smaller airplanes to install new safety equipment voluntarily by making broader use of a policy that went into effect March 31.   The agency said the new policy on installation of Non-Required Safety Enhancing Equipment (NORSEE) would streamline the process and reduce costs for fielding gear not currently required by regulations. The FAA said...
July 6, 2016
Look for industry leaders to square off with FAA officials in Texas tomorrow over a proposal to adopt more stringent procedures for certification of engine inlet barrier filters. The agency is convening a meeting near Fort Worth Alliance Airport the morning of July 7 to discuss its proposed policy statement on certification of helicopter engine inlet barrier filters.  “The purpose of the public...
June 28, 2016
The Swedish Defence Materiel Admin., citing "changed conditions," has revised procedures for purchasing six retired Airbus Helicopters AS332 M1 Super Pumas and extended the bidding deadline to Oct. 7.   Under the revised procedures, Sweden will accept bids for some of the aircraft, spares and ground support equipment (GSE) for sale, which are divided into 14 lots. One lot includes five...
June 21, 2016
Lord Corp. completed and delivered its first V-280 Valor elastomeric rotor bearings to Bell Helicopter in the Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator program. The manufacturing...
June 16, 2016
LORD Corp. will develop an active vibration control system for Korea Aerospace Industries' light civilian helicopter. LORD will provide technical support and manufacture and supply...
May 26, 2016
Heli-One will provide the Royal Malaysian Air Force with glass cockpit upgrades for its fleet of Sikorsky S-61s, enabling the aircraft to fly during the...
May 16, 2016
Alpine Aerotech has received EASA approval of its AS350 Floor Protection, which had already received FAA and...
May 12, 2016
The Republic of Kazakhstan's SkyTech LLC installed the PA100 PUREair Engine Protection System on its new Airbus Helicopters H130. Because the multi-mission operator...
May 6, 2016
Triumph Group's Triumph Gear Systems-Macomb has received the 2015 Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training Supplier of the Year Award, recognizing the company's...
April 25, 2016
Elbit Systems of America, LLC will showcase advanced aviator solutions during the Army Aviation Assn. of America's Annual Conference and Exposition in Atlanta this week...
April 25, 2016
Dart Aerospace will exhibit at this week's Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit its helicopter products tailored for the military market along with its partner The Kearns Group, which became Dart's representative for the...
April 20, 2016
Garmin International Inc. has released enhancements to its Garmin Pilot app for iOS devices. Pilots now have the option of...
April 19, 2016
FLIR Systems, Inc. introduced Boson, a small uncooled thermal camera for original equipment manufacturers. The Boson is sized between FLIR's Tau and Lepton camera cores and is the...
April 15, 2016
Information Assurance Specialists Inc.'s IAS Small Tactical Executive WAN (STEW) communications solution, IAS KG-175D Replacement Unit (KG-RU), and IAS Router MICRO have...
April 12, 2016
Garmin now offers a system upgrade to GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigators installed on certain helicopters. The upgrade includes a combination of safety and cockpit-resource-management enhancements that are particularly well-suited to single-pilot operations. The upgrade applies to GTN navigators with v6.11 software and can be installed on the Bell 206 and 407 series, Eurocopter AS350 B2/B3, EC130 B4, EC...
April 8, 2016
Triumph Group, Inc. has received the 2016 Supplier Excellence Award from the American Helicopter Society International (AHS). The company was recognized for the quality, innovation and cost-effective...
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