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February 28, 2013
Bell Helicopter delivered its first two 429s to Nigeria last week, after receiving certification for the helicopter’s gross weight increase for operation in the country from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).     The first two 429s were...
February 26, 2013
Phoenix Heliparts (Booth C1527), an aftermarket MRO and rotorcraft parts supplier, is one of more than 725 businesses that will exhibit at Heli-Expo 2013 in Las Vegas. Tina and Darin Cannon, a veteran aircraft maintenance technician (AMT) with experience in MDs, the Bell 206 and the Aerospatiale/Eurocopter AS350, started their aftermarket repair and parts business in 2003, in the garage of their home...
February 26, 2013
Ronkonkoma, N.Y.-based East/West Industries is planning to highlight its energy attenuating seats and portable floor crane at Booth C5624 during Heli-Expo 2013 in Las Vegas next week. East/West seats on a Bell 412. Courtesy of East/West...
February 25, 2013
Woodland, Calif.-based Advanced Helicopter Services (Booth C3407) is a first-time exhibitor at Heli-Expo 2013, which is being held from March 4-7 in Las Vegas. The helicopter...
February 22, 2013
Canton, Ohio-based Timken Company has bolstered its list of Bell Helicopter-approved replacement parts, as the company...
February 11, 2013
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has granted ground-level approval for night vision goggles (NVG) operations on a Bond Offshore Helicopters Eurocopter EC135...
January 30, 2013
The initial AW159 Wildcat for the UK Royal Navy has taken its first flight in Yeovil, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced this week. The UK MoD purchased 28 attack...
January 30, 2013
The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has issued Part 145 Maintenance Organization approval to Bell Helicopter Asia. The certification gives Bell the ability to carry out...
January 30, 2013
Bell Helicopter has submitted a “petition for reconsideration” to the U.S. FAA, insisting the Bell 429 light twin should be allowed to operate at 7,500 lbs., instead of the FAR 27 limit of 7,000 lbs. According to the manufacturer, 14 countries have granted the requested exemption. The FAA and Europe’s EASA have not. After the denial of exemption Bell received from the FAA in August, the...
January 29, 2013
Winnipeg-based Cadorath Aerospace has expanded the number of options available for Bell operators, developing 178...
January 24, 2013
U.S. regulators have approved the sale of Livermore, Calif.-based Aero Precision Industries to Greenwich AeroGroup. Greenwich announced the acquisition in early January. Aero...
January 18, 2013
Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based Rockwell Collins has finished the first installation of its ARC-210 Gen5 radio on a combat search and rescue...
January 17, 2013
Mineral Wells, Texas-based Chelton Flight Systems (dba Cobham Commercial Systems) has obtained an EASA supplemental type certificate (STC) for its HeliSAS stability augmentation system and...
January 9, 2013
Japan’s Civil Aviation Bureau has authorized installation of the BLR Aerospace FastFin tail rotor enhancement on...
January 9, 2013
Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is planning to install Becker Avionics’ DVCS6100 digital audio control system in four...
January 3, 2013
Bell-Boeing’s Joint Project Office has obtained a $1.4-billion contract extension to supply 17 MV-22 tiltrotors to the U.S. Marine Corps and four CV-22s to the U.S. Air Force. The agreement is an expansion of an existing V-22 Lot 17 contract. The deal also provides funding to purchase...
January 1, 2013
The Aeronautical Accessories brand offers advanced helicopter parts and accessories that are designed, manufactured, warehoused and distributed at two state-of-the-art facilities spanning 150,000 square feet.   Incredible Variety, Global Distribution With a product line consisting of more than 360 unique STCs, Aeronautical Accessories develops and distributes over 4,000 products and replacement parts...
December 6, 2012
Bell Helicopter has handed over the initial 429 to leave its Singapore Service Center to PT Whitesky Aviation, which is based in Jakarta, Indonesia. The...
December 5, 2012
Progress in the ongoing development of the United States Marine Corps’ (USMC) heavy lift helicopter replacement, the Sikorsky CH-53K, has been announced with the delivery of the prototype aircraft to the flight test team. This means that NAVAIR and Sikorsky pilots can begin the program of scheduled ground checks that will take place over the next year. Production of the ground test vehicle (GTV)...
November 30, 2012
MATN, a company based in the Republic of Congo, has issued a contract to PCS Aerospace & Marketing to...
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