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August 25, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The Frasca Bell Helicopter 407 Level 7 flight training device at the Helicopter Flight Training Center has been FAA-certified for night-vision goggle (NVG) capabilities. The certification allows the training center to switch the cockpit from analog to glass for inadvertent instrument... Read More »
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August 17, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
A Hawaiian helicopter tour operator has signed up its fleet of Bell Helicopter 407s for the manufacturer's Customer Advantage Plan. This marks the first helicopter tour company to enroll in this service. Bell's plans provide customers with coverage solutions for daily operations. Paradise... Read More »
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August 9, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
SkyTrac systems will automate crew position and flight reports and track airframe maintenance metrics for Universal Helicopters' AS350, and Bell Helicopter 206 and 407 aircraft. The systems will allow Universal Helicopters Newfoundland Ltd. to transmit accurate flight data from its aircraft back... Read More »
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August 9, 2016
From Avionics Today
AS350 B3 helicopter. Photo: Universal Helicopters [Avionics Today 08-09-2016] Universal Helicopters (UHNL) has selected Skytrac systems to automate crew position and flight reports, and to track airframe maintenance metrics for the company s AS350, Bell 206 and Bell 407 aircraft. With... Read More »
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August 9, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Paraguayan operator Signature S.R.L. has signed a letter of intent with Bell Helicopter for a Bell 505 Jet Ranger X for corporate transport. The aircraft has accumulated more than 380 LOIs around the world. Having completed 800 test hours, the aircraft is on track for certification in 2016, said... Read More »
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August 5, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The early bird deadline for discounted registration to R&WI's Rotorcraft Technology Summit is today. Interested attendees can register by today to receive a discount of $200 from their registration fees for the event to be held in Fort Worth, Texas, Sep. 19 to 20. You can register on the summit's... Read More »
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August 4, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The National Transportation Safety Board officially released its preliminary report on the fatal July 6 crash of a Bell Helicopter 525 Relentless, saying the rotorcraft broke up in midflight. Read More at Ft. Worth... Read More »
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August 4, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Aviation Specialties Unlimited has completed its 1,000th FAA-approved night-vision cockpit modification on a Bell Helicopter 407GXP at Wysong Enterprises in Blountville, Tennessee, for MED TRANS Air Medical Transport. The air med operator was among the first units to have its entire fleet... Read More »
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August 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Sometimes, the question may be as important as the answer, particularly when people in a position to answer decline to do so in a straightforward, honest manner. Some questions below fall into that category. Several years ago the FAA proposed an airworthiness directive on Bell Helicopter 205, 212... Read More »
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August 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
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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August 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The Aerospatiale Gazelle is among the last singles certified for IFR operations before FAA guidance raised the bar (left). Newer types like the Marenco Swisshelicopter SH09 (middle) and Bell Helicopter 505 Jet Ranger X (right) would have to prove commercial airliner-level reliability to achieve... Read More »
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July 29, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Alpine Aerotech has received EASA approval for its Bell Helicopter 429 Bear Paw Kit. The kit has already received approval from Transport Canada and the FAA. Bear Paw provides balance for helicopters landing on soft terrain. The kit is compatible with both OEM and Dart standard/float skid tubes... Read More »
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July 28, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Top industry leaders will share their expertise in applying new and emerging technologies to meet business and operational goals with helicopter owners and operators at Rotor & Wing International's Rotorcraft Technology Summit in Fort Worth, Texas, this September. Among the top-flight speakers on... Read More »
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July 26, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
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 quarter this year, the company said, with approvals from EASA, Transport Canada and the ANAC... Read More »
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July 26, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky has demonstrated that its VH-92A meets U.S. Marine Corps requirements for transporting the U.S. president and provides exceptional, affordable and supportable mission performance by completing a critical design review earlier this month, company and military officials said. The review... Read More »
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July 25, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Bell Helicopter's Aeronautical Accessories brand has added the Crew Mobility Restraint Kit for the Bell 412 and Bell 412EP. The kit recently received a FAA supplemental type certificate. The kit is a fall-protection safety feature for law enforcement and search and rescue operators working near... Read More »
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July 25, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The No. 1 525 prototype s main rotor blades appear to have struck its tail and nose during a high-speed, engine-out test that ended with the July 6 crash that killed its two pilots, Rotor & Wing International has learned. We saw signs consistent with a blade strike on the tailboom, the National... Read More »
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July 21, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Texas EMS provider HALO-Flight signed its Bell Helicopter 429 for the Customer Advantage Plan service solution. It is the second U.S. based EMS customer to do so. Bell's CAP provides comprehensive coverage solutions with a fixed-cost per flight hour service option. HALO-Flight will be operating... Read More »
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July 20, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
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... Read More »
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July 20, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Bell Helicopter has signed an agreement with a Bolivian rancher for a Bell 505 Jet Ranger X. Rodrigo Gutierrez will use the helicopter for personal corporate transport related to management operations of his cattle ranch, five sugar cane farms and a sugar mill, all of which he owns. The Bell 505... Read More »
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