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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
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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
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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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July 19, 2016
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NTSB investigators are culling a wealth of data, including telemetry and eyewitness accounts from chase pilots, for clues as to why a Bell Helicopter 525 prototype disintegrated in flight July 6. The distribution of wreckage on the ground indicates that the aircraft broke up in midair. In... Read More »
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July 15, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Tata Advanced Systems Ltd. and Bell Helicopter will work together to support India's aviation and defense modernization initiatives. The joint venture will develop both commercial and government light utility and reconnaissance helicopter markets in the country. "The scope of this agreement,"... Read More »
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July 13, 2016
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An international working group of helicopter manufacturers is progressing on efforts to identify certification rules and guidance that place undue burdens on the industry or offer it no safety benefits. The effort kicked off last December when a steering committee was formed jointly under two... Read More »
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July 7, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
UPDATE 1800 EDT U.S., July 7 A flight recorder from the crashed Bell Helicopter 525 has been recovered from the burnt wreckage and sent for readout to the NTSB's Washington, D.C. recorder lab; the recorder is not a hardened CVR/FDR but appears to be in good shape, according to the safety board... Read More »
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June 28, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Erickson's Bell Helicopter 212s will transport staff and equipment from the Coast Guard Research and Development Center in New London, Connecticut, to various areas in Nome, Alaska, until August. The operator has many activities supporting various needs in Alaska. Earlier this month, it has been... Read More »
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June 27, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
A Bell Helicopter 412EPI was on display for the Royal Thai Army's Aviation Day earlier this month in Lopburi, Thailand. June 14 commemorated Lt. Chuchat Waneeson and served as a day for charities to remember deceased officers of the Royal Thai Army Aviation. An event was held at the Royal Thai... Read More »
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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
From Rotor & Wing
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
From Rotor & Wing
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
From Rotor & Wing
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
From Rotor & Wing
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
From Rotor & Wing
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
From Rotor & Wing
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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