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September 28, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Greenwich AeroGroup subsidiary Summit Aviation has achieved AS9100 aerospace quality standard system certification for its facility in Somerset, Ky. The company obtained AS9100 in 2007 at its headquarters in Middletown, Del. Summit provides maintenance and modifications on Bell, Boeing... Read More »
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October 20, 2010
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The Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department (LASD) has selected the Cobham 3D synthetic vision EFIS for its fleet of 14 Eurocopter AS350B2s. Headquartered in Monterey, Calif., LASD is the seventh largest law enforcement agency in the U.S., and the nation s largest Sheriff s department. Along with... Read More »
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October 28, 2010
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The U.S. Army and Air National Guard fleet of EADS North America UH-72A Lakotas has topped the 40,000-flight-hour mark. The light utility helicopter (LUH) is produced at American Eurocopter s facility in Columbus, Miss. EADS North America has delivered 133 Army/Air National Guard UH-72As through... Read More »
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November 1, 2010
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A French-operated Eurocopter AS350 crashed Oct. 28 in turbulent weather in Antarctica. Rescue workers confirmed Saturday that four people onboard the pilot, a mechanic and two employees from the French Polar Institute died in the accident. For related... Read More »
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November 8, 2010
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Noting a 2008 crash in Alaska that killed four people, NTSB is recommending that its European counterpart require Eurocopter to move a floor-mounted fuel lever believed to have caused the crash. One person survived the April 15, 2008 crash of the Era Helicopters-operated AS350B2 near Chickaloon... Read More »
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November 16, 2010
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Completions provider Metro Aviation has agreed to supply air medical services to Columbus, Ohio-based MedFlight. Plans call Metro to replace MedFlight s current fleet with seven Eurocopter EC130Bs and establish a maintenance facility in the region to support the helicopters. Operations with the... Read More »
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November 19, 2010
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American Eurocopter has handed over a fifth AS350B3 to the Phoenix Police Department's Air Support Unit. Founded in 1973, the unit covers an area of 500 square miles home to more than 1.5 million people. Chief pilot Phil Tilford noted reliability and low operating costs as among the reasons... Read More »
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November 30, 2010
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Eurocopter has handed over an EC145 to Sabah Air Aviation, which is based in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. The air medical-configured helicopter has the capacity to carry two patients and flight paramedics. The first EC145 to enter service in Malaysia, the helicopter will conduct EMS missions... Read More »
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December 8, 2010
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Mirabel Heli Support has inked a deal with StandardAero to become an authorized support center for the Rolls-Royce M250. The Canadian MRO offers services on the Bell 206 and Eurocopter AS350, EC120 and EC130. For related... Read More »
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December 14, 2010
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Eurocopter Canada has delivered an EC120B to the Winnipeg Police Service (WPS). The law enforcement-configured helicopter features a video camera with FLIR Ultra 8500 thermal imaging system, SX-16 NightSun spotlight and Paravion moving map. For related... Read More »
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December 23, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Air Methods enforced a 12-hour fleet grounding after a University of Missouri Staff For Life Eurocopter AS350B2 was forced to make an emergency landing Sunday in La Monte. Three crewmembers on board survived the crash with non-life-threatening injuries. Craig Yale, corporate vice president of Air... Read More »
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December 27, 2010
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American Eurocopter s FAA Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) has issued supplemental type certificates for wide area augmentation systems (WAAS) on the EC135 and EC145. The STCs cover installation of the Garmin GNS430W or 530W with the MEGHAS display system. For related... Read More »
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January 3, 2011
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A PHI-registered air medical Eurocopter EC135P2+ was involved in a mid-air collision with a Cessna 172 on Friday above Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (SHD) near Staunton, Va. The AirCare 5 helicopter, which was able to land in a field a half-mile from the airport, was returning from the... Read More »
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January 4, 2011
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Eurocopter subsidiary Helibras has handed over the first three Brazilian Armed Forces EC725s under a 50-helicopter order. The initial trio of multi-role helicopters was built in France and final completions will occur in Brazil. Starting in 2012, assembly of the EC725s will occur at a new Helibras... Read More »
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January 10, 2011
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American Eurocopter has finished course work for the first customer of its new AS350 flight and mission simulator Utah Highway Patrol s Aero Bureau. Capt. Steve Rugg, Aero Bureau pilots and crew members trained on the device, which offers a variety of mission-specific applications, including... Read More »
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January 11, 2011
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Lafayette, La.-based PHI has inked a deal for two Bell 407s. The helicopters will be used to transport personnel to offshore oil and gas rigs in the Gulf of Mexico. PHI operates a fleet of nearly 250 aircraft, including Bell, Eurocopter and Sikorsky helicopters, and a handful of fixed-wing... Read More »
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January 20, 2011
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Eurocopter has received an order for three EC135s and two EC145s from STAT MedEvac. The air medical provider operates a fleet of 14 EC135s and seven EC145s from 17 locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland and Washington, DC. Deliveries are projected to occur during the first half of 2012. For... Read More »
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January 28, 2011
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American Eurocopter has sold a fourth EC145 to Geisinger Medical Center s Life Flight EMS program. The purchase is part of a fleet upgrade from the BK117 that started in 2005. For related... Read More »
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February 1, 2011
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Eurocopter has delivered two AS350B3s to the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Aircraft Section. The helicopters come equipped with a thermal imaging system, searchlight, moving map and 500-lb rescue hoist. Metro Aviation installed the avionics and performed completions work. One of the... Read More »
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February 2, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Cohbam has secured a contract to supply its synthetic vision electronic flight instrument system (EFIS) to the Los Angeles Police Department s Air Support Division. The EFIS units will be installed on LAPD s fleet of 19 Bell and Eurocopter variants. Each of the helicopters will receive a primary... Read More »
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