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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...
November 27, 2012
Sabena technics subsidiary Barfield has reached a five-year agreement with the U.S. Army’s Contracting Command to supply maintenance for the Alkan electro...
November 14, 2012
The Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office in Amarillo, Texas has obtained a $9.4-million extension of an existing contract related to the...
November 13, 2012
The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has exercised an $8.2-million option to an existing Simmonds Precision Products contract for additional mechanical diagnostic...
November 7, 2012
American Eurocopter has booked its first U.S. order for the Mercedes-Benz Style EC145, which features a VIP package modeled after the iconic car series. Speedway Aviation purchased an EC145...
October 24, 2012
Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) has secured an exclusive sales and distribution agreement with Euless, Texas-based Aero Dynamix involving night vision imaging system (NVIS) packages on the S-76 series. The...
October 24, 2012
Bell Helicopter’s portion of the voluntary flight demonstration (VFD) that could be a precursor to a formal Armed Aerial Scout competition is taking place this week, according to the Fort Worth, Texas-based manufacturer. The Army is looking at alternatives to replace the existing fleet of OH-58Ds, and Bell is proposing an upgraded OH-58F that has a number of new...
October 23, 2012
Bedford, Texas-based Night Flight Concepts (NFC) has completed a night vision goggle (NVG) training program for SkyLife Air Ambulance...
October 11, 2012
The U.S. Marine Corps has contracted Bell-Boeing to provide seven V-22 Block C containerized flight training devices (FTDs). The $74-million contract also covers support and spares...
October 8, 2012
Boeing has received a $136-million contract modification from the U.S. Army related to work on the...
October 3, 2012
The U.S. Navy has exercised a $41 million option involving its VH Presidential Helicopter contract with Sikorsky Aircraft. The...
October 1, 2012
AgustaWestland has partnered with AVIASUR to open a service center for maintenance and support in Santiago, Chile. The facility...
October 1, 2012
Boise, Idaho-based Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) has obtained supplemental type certification...
October 1, 2012
Helicopter undergoing work at Metro’s completions facility in Shreveport, La. I met Todd Stanberry early in the morning a few hours before an impending hurricane was due to arrive in Central Louisiana. Todd explained that he was Metro Aviation owner Mike Stanberry’s son and that he would be conducting a tour of the facility. During the tour, Todd related the story of how his father started...
October 1, 2012
The first modernized CH-53GA aircraft has been handed over to the German armed forces (Bundeswehr) by the Eurocopter Military Support Center, with another 39 aircraft to follow over a three-year period. The plan to update the aircraft reaches back to 2007 when it was decided to extend the design life of the aircraft from 6,000 to 10,000 hours. This should allow them to operate beyond 2030. Eurocopter is...
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