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August 25, 2016
The Frasca Bell Helicopter 407 Level 7 flight training device at the Helicopter Flight Training Center has been FAA-certified for night-vision goggle...
August 2, 2016
Elite Simulation Solutions debuted a new single-seat, motion-based piston helicopter trainer at the Airborne Law Enforcement Assn. earlier this month. The TH22SM advanced aviation...
July 29, 2016
Coptersafety is planning an expansion of its helicopter flight training services. The company said this week it has ordered five new full-flight simulators and will also construct a new flight training center around...
July 29, 2016
X-Copter LLC has delivered a Robinson Helicopter simulator to Flying Helicopters Made Easy on Long Island, New York. Based at Republic Airport in Farmingdale, New York, that flight school trains U.S. and international students for ground school and private, instrument, commercial and certified flight instructor certificates using two Robinson R22s and two R44s. “We believe that the X-Copter simulator...
July 12, 2016
Frasca's Grob G120TP-SIM flight training device will be on display in the Grob Aircraft booth at the Farnborough Air Show, held until July 18. The FTD is one of a series built as...
June 27, 2016
Bluedrop Performance Learning Inc.'s joint project with Boeing to develop a next-generation CH-27 Chinook rear crew trainer has integrated the...
June 22, 2016
Bluedrop Training & Simulation will provide instructors and training for pilots and maintainers learning to operate the Royal Canadian Navy's new fleet of 28 Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclones, which are replacing Sikorsky Sea Kings...
April 14, 2016
Frasca International, Inc. has received an order for a Level 5 flight training device (FTD) for the EC135 helicopter from TKK, Tokyo...
April 8, 2016
Frasca International, Inc. has received an order for two helicopter flight training devices (FTD) for China Flying Dragon General Aviation Co. Ltd., in the Heilongjiang Province of China. The two S300/R44 FTDs will be convertible...
March 9, 2016
Reiser Simulation and Training GMBH has selected Quantum3D, Inc. to provide image generators and synthetic visual databases for Reiser's civil full-flight simulator (FFS) for 4t-class helicopters, the company said. The FFS will be...
March 8, 2016
Helicentre Aviation finalized plans to expand Cabri G2 operations in the U.S., according to a company press release. Company Chairman Chris Line and Precision Helicopters CEO David Rath agreed that Precision would provide Helicentre with...
February 19, 2016
Frasca International, Inc. will have three operational helicopter flight simulators on display and available for test flights at Heli-Expo. Attendees are invited to demo the simulators and meet with Frasca experts at the joint Frasca/HNZ Group exhibit 9256.  The three simulators include an AS350 B2/H125 Level 7 Flight Training Device (FTD) (the first Level 7 FTD to be certified in Canada), an R44...
February 18, 2016
Silverstone Helicopters, a joint venture between Sloane Helicopters and Fresh Air, has been awarded a contract by Silverstone Circuits to provide aviation services at the Northamptonshire race circuit. In addition to general aviation support at the circuit, Silverstone Helicopters will be...
February 17, 2016
Honeywell Aerospace has been awarded a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to continue improving three-dimensional visibility and safety for U.S. military helicopter pilots experiencing inclement weather and harsh environments. Among the visual challenges faced by pilots are issues with rain, snow, dust, fog and other elements that reduce the ability to fly and land.  ...
February 11, 2016
CAE USA has been authorized to proceed on the U.S. Navy MH-60R/S Tech Refresh program. Under terms of the contract, which was awarded as a base contract plus exercised options, CAE USA will perform a technology refresh on a range of U.S. Navy MH-60 Seahawk helicopter simulators and training systems. The initial base contract plus exercised options was included as part of CAE's second quarter fiscal year...
February 9, 2016
During a ceremony held Monday at Garrison Petawawa, the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) formally graduated its first class of CH-147F Chinook helicopter aircrews who took part in the new, comprehensive Field Trials Course.   A total of 10 RCAF CH-147 Chinook aircrew—six first officers, two flight engineers and two loadmasters—officially graduated following an intensive 24-week course. The...
February 3, 2016
Frasca International, Inc. said that Sky Safari General Aviation Co, Ltd., in Shanghai, China, has taken delivery of a new Frasca R44 Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD). The Frasca R44 FTD is a high-fidelity simulator for the Robinson R44 helicopter. The simulator cockpit replicates the R44 aircraft, including panels...
January 28, 2016
At a ceremony held today at Stavanger, Norway, Thales officially opened its Norway Training Centre, unveiling the first of several planned helicopter training programs.   Having received both the EASA FSTD (Flight Simulation Training Devices Operator) Operator, and Level D...
January 25, 2016
The offshore helicopter industry latest safety efforts includes the launched of collaborative research to further enhance pilot performance in the cockpit.   A safety priority across the industry is to optimise the training and tools provided to offshore crews, according to Gretchen Haskins, HeliOffshore's CEO. Haskins said the research, which began earlier this month, is aimed at understanding...
November 24, 2015
The FAA’s new focus on improving helicopter occupant survivability got a boost this week with the declaration by the Air Medical Operators Assn. (AMOA) that its members are committed to installing crash-resistant fuel systems on both new and existing helicopters. Current FAA rules only require such systems on helicopters type certificated after October 1994, but the National Transportation Safety...
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