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October 19, 2016
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To celebrate 25 years of partnership between Lockheed Martin and the British Navy for the Merlin program, an anniversary event was held at Her Majesty's Naval Base, Portsmouth, the company said. Past and present members of the program came together to swap stories of what became a $3.2-billion... Read More »
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October 12, 2016
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Arizona-based Able Aerospace Services has more than 10,000 approved, out-of-scope and proprietary repairs for both fixed-wing and rotorcraft fleets. This includes Airbus Helicopters, Sikorsky, Bell Helicopters and Leonardo, and now, Agusta Bell. Able has added Agusta Bell 412 component repairs and... Read More »
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October 4, 2016
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Forget Finmeccanica, Leonardo is here. The company has been rebranded this year after Italian inventor Leonardo da Vinci, reflecting its capacity to imagine and design solutions with ingenuity, creativity and passion, it said. Approved in April 2016 during a shareholder meeting, the new name... Read More »
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August 31, 2016
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By 2020, all Part 27 and Part 29 rotorcraft flying in the U.S. must be equipped with DO-260B ADS-B compliant transponders and GPS receivers. Owners and operators have experienced a lack of variety and affordability of such gear, as well as regulatory hurdles to ADS-B installations. Now, it appears... Read More »
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August 30, 2016
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A UH-72A Lakota. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army A U.S. court has backed Leonardo's challenge to the U.S. Army's contract with Airbus Helicopters for 16 more UH-72A Lakota helicopters and has given the service six months to justify that contract award, re-compete it or drop... Read More »
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August 24, 2016
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Helicopters Bought By U.K. Government Can't Use Hospital Helipads Twenty-two Sikorsky S92 and AgustaWestland AW189 helicopters purchased by the U.K. government for emergency medical services are too big to land at many hospital helipads, according to media reports. The Daily Star newspaper reports... Read More »
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August 1, 2016
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A U.S. Navy Trainer flies above Whiting Field. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Navy At least 30 companies, from aerospace and defense giants to small contractors, have expressed interest in providing the U.S. Navy s next-generation helicopter training system. They d just like to... Read More »
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July 13, 2016
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Leonardo-Finmeccanica has sold three GrandNew EMS helicopters to LifeFlight of Maine. The aircraft will transition into a mixed fleet of aircraft to deliver care and to transport patients. The helicopters are equipped with a comprehensive EMS interior and will feature night-vision goggle... Read More »
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July 1, 2016
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Photo courtesy of Airbus Helicopter A conversation among several industry veterans in early June turned toward the upcoming Farnborough Air Show and the history of impressive displays and chalets by major manufacturers at it and similar events. As an example, the talk recalled the... Read More »
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June 27, 2016
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International investigators are assessing what role an unexpected feature of the AW609's high-speed flight-control software may have played in a prototype's fatal October in-flight breakup in Italy. Italy's national agency for aviation safety, which leads the probe of the Oct. 30 crash that... Read More »
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June 17, 2016
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Kagoshima International Aviation in Kirishima, Japan, has placed an order for a second AgustaWestland GrandNew light twin-engine helicopter for EMS missions in the Kagoshima Prefecture. That aircraft will begin service this fall. The purchase is part of a program that will provide modern... Read More »
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June 15, 2016
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South Korea has reportedly received its first four AgustaWestland AW159 Lynx Wildcat helicopters, according to local media reports in that country. The reports said the South Korean Navy hopes to deploy them by mid-2017 after testing. Four more are expected to be delivered by the end of this year... Read More »
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June 7, 2016
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Able Aerospace Services is now an approved supplier for maintenance, repairs, overhaul and testing of Leonardo-Finmeccanica's AgustaWestland products. With the agreement, the Mesa, Arizona-based supplier becomes a member of Leonardo's global service network and allows Able to complete all related... Read More »
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June 2, 2016
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HNZ Group has renewed offshore oil and gas helicopter support contracts for various customers in both the Philippines and New Zealand. The customers include Shell Philippines Exploration, Shell Todd Oil Services Ltd., AWE Taranaki Ltd., OMV New Zealand Ltd. and Origin Energy Resources (Kupe) Ltd... Read More »
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June 1, 2016
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Leonardo-Finmeccanica unveiled the AgustaWestland AW101 Norwegian all-weather search-and-rescue helicopter at the manufacturer's Yeovil, England, facility. Deliveries of the aircraft will start with the Royal Norwegian Air Force in March 2017 through 2020, according to the company. The aircraft is... Read More »
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June 1, 2016
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Russian Helicopters line of aircraft include the Kazan Ansat, the Kamov Ka-62 and Mil Mi-26T, Mi-38 and Mi-8. The TV7-117V engine is installed on all Mi-38s. Photos courtesy of Russian Helicopters and ISAF Headquarters Public Affairs Office Amid Western sanctions and the crises of... Read More »
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June 1, 2016
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Storms do not last forever, but Brazil is in the middle of its biggest in recent years, with economic contraction, political turmoil and corruption scandals driving its markets down. The country s recession is becoming deeper than expected. The International Monetary Fund sees Brazil s gross... Read More »
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June 1, 2016
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A Papua New Guinea company received an Airbus Helicopters H145 in January. Photo courtesy of Airbus Markets throughout Asia have not escaped the economic concerns plaguing the U.S., Europe and other regions, leading helicopter operators there and the manufacturers and service providers... Read More »
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May 27, 2016
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Leonardo-Finmeccanica renewed its distributorship agreement with Sloane Helicopters for another three years in the U.K. and Ireland for the AgustaWestland GrandNew helicopter and further aircraft. The agreement also includes the AW169. Sloane Helicopters has partnered with Leonardo for about 20... Read More »
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May 16, 2016
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Leonardo-Finmeccanica introduced an AgustaWestland AW119 single-engine helicopter, called the TH-119. It was unveiled at the Navy League Sea-Air Space Exhibition today in Washington, D.C. The aircraft is designed for military training customers, particularly the U.S. Navy, and features a... Read More »
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