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June 24, 2016
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Flight Research has introduced its newest training program for helicopter pilots learning upset recognition and recovery training. The new course teaches students how to recover from and be prepared in abnormal situations. It offers training on three aircraft including an AugustaWestland A109... Read More »
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June 24, 2016
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Bell Helicopter has named its former head of commercial business to lead its engineering organization and innovation initiatives. The manufacturer said Matt Hasik now serves as EVP for Technology and Innovation and is a member of Bell Helicopter's Executive Leadership Team. He is responsible for... Read More »
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June 23, 2016
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Emergency-response leaders in the U.S. and Canada are reviewing lessons from one of the world's largest earthquake simulations, including ones on the role of helicopters in recovery from a massive disaster. Commercial, public service and military helicopters joined in parallel, coordinated... Read More »
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June 22, 2016
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A U.S. veteran of the Vietnam War will receive the Medal of Honor almost five decades later, the White House said this week. Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Charles Kettles has been credited with saving 44 lives on May 15, 1967, as he served as a helicopter commander in the 176th Aviation Company, 14th... Read More »
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June 21, 2016
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Lord Corp. completed and delivered its first V-280 Valor elastomeric rotor bearings to Bell Helicopter in the Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator program. The manufacturing company built the units in 28 months at its Erie, Pennsylvania, facility. Those bearings can accommodate high loads and... Read More »
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June 17, 2016
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CAE has been awarded contracts to design and develop a comprehensive naval training center for the United Arab Emirates Navy. The agreement, by General Headquarters of the UAE Armed Forces, will provide the UAE Joint Aviation Command with helicopter simulators and training devices for the... Read More »
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June 15, 2016
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Bell Helicopter last week concluded demonstrations of its 412EPI to defense, coast guard and public safety officials in Vietnam, then moved on to Nepal to highlight the twin-engine 412EPI s high-altitude performance. The demonstrations came less than a month after U.S. President Barack Obama's May... Read More »
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June 14, 2016
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Bell Helicopter's 505 Jet Ranger X has begun a four-month demonstration tour across Japan, debuting first at the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo. It is the first time the 505 has been on display in the country. For the next few months, it will be showcased at various customer sites and events in Japan... Read More »
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June 14, 2016
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Bell Helicopter's maintenance repair and overhaul facility in Florida, Edwards Rotorcraft Solutions, has received a name change to Bell Helicopter Miami. Established in 2007, the FAA-approved operation provides rotorcraft service, support and refurbishments for helicopters in a variety of sectors... Read More »
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June 8, 2016
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Vector Aerospace has received FAA supplemental type certificate approval for an ADS-B solution for the Airbus Helicopters AS332, Leonardo-Finmeccanica AW139 and Sikorsky S-76. The ADS-B In/Out retrofit upgrade features a panel-mounted touchscreen transponder. The L-3 Lynx Multilink Surveillance... Read More »
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June 1, 2016
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When Denver, Colorado, lawyer and inventor David Brody decided in the last few years to launch an effort to develop an innovative business aircraft, he did what aviation entrepreneurs do. He assembled a team of the best engineering and marketing talent he could find. The company he and those... 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 31, 2016
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Bell Helicopter's Singapore facility completed 5,000-hr inspections and customizations for two Bell 412 EPs for an Australian private customer. That facility supports aircraft delivery, complete aircraft refurbishment, customization and maintenance, repair and overhaul. Bell has civil aviation... Read More »
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May 31, 2016
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Professional Helicopter Services has signed a letter of intent for three Bell Helicopter 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters. PHS will be the first helicopter training school in Australia to operate the 505. PHS (the operations of which include corporate charter, pilot training, tourism, firefighting and... Read More »
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May 27, 2016
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This coming weekend in the U.S. marks the traditional start of the summer season, and typically is filled with beach visits, barbeques and baseball. It can be easy, amid anticipation of the coming months' fresh air and freedom, to overlook the occasion for this holiday: Memorial Day. Since a... Read More »
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May 26, 2016
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Bell Helicopter has sold a Bell 407GXP to Sichuan Xiangyun General Aviation Co., Ltd. in China. It will be outfitted for VIP transport and tours. This is the first Bell purchase for the company, said Bell's VP of China, Chris Jaran. Last year, Bell demonstrated the 407 in Nepal, where it climbed... Read More »
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May 25, 2016
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Fiery crashes in which helicopter occupants survive but die of burn injuries are sustaining public and political pressure on the FAA to review certification rules. Several members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Tennessee are the latest lawmakers to focus on the aviation agency s... Read More »
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May 24, 2016
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Even MV-22s flying dignitaries to and from the Pentagon are not spared public and political criticism of the noise from their operations. Deep-green and highly polished aircraft from U.S. Marine Corps Marine Helicopter Squadron One (HMX-1) are among the Bell Boeing Ospreys that now operate at the... Read More »
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May 20, 2016
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Air National Guard officials in Alaska, Pennsylvania and Texas are discussing the possibility of acquiring V-22s for search and rescue missions, according to a published report. The U.S. Navy's V-22 deputy program manager told AHS International's annual Technical Forum yesterday that "there has... Read More »
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May 20, 2016
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Bell Helicopter has delivered seven Bell 429 helicopters to the Swedish National Police. Those aircraft will be used in Sweden for law enforcement and search and rescue, including mountain rescue, according to a Bell press release. Among Bell's recent deliveries of the aircraft are 15 to the... Read More »
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