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February 7, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Becker Avionics has agreed to supply its DVCS6100 digital audio system for three Eurocopter/Kawasaki BK117s in operation with DRF Luftrettung (German Air Rescue). Modifications have begun at DRF Luftrettung s maintenance facility at Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden airport (FKB). For related... Read More »
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February 14, 2011
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Helicopter Association International has unveiled the winners of this year s Salute to Excellence awards. Keith Johnson of the Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) will receive the AgustaWestland Safety Award. PHI Chief Pilot Michael Hurst has won the Bell Helicopter Lifetime Achievement... Read More »
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February 25, 2011
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FAA has granted a supplemental type certificate (STC) to Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) to install a night vision package on the AgustaWestland AW139. ASU worked with Era Helicopters to develop the STC. The project represented the third ASU night vision installation for Era the company... Read More »
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March 3, 2011
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The Polish Ministry of Health is equipping its Eurocopter EC135 fleet with the MR510 personal locator beacon (PLB) from Becker Avionics. The unit s air medial fleet provides HEMS response across the country. The 406MHz MR510 features embedded GPS, which makes it easier to receive distress signals... Read More »
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March 3, 2011
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There are two ways to approach today s economy: wait for someone to call or take the initiative yourself. According to Brian Wilson, Banyan Air Services director of avionics, the company has decided to become more aggressive in recent months approaching the rotorcraft market. The efforts have... Read More »
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March 7, 2011
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As much as AgustaWestland CEO Giuseppe Orsi showed exuberance, even impatience on Saturday in his desire to bring the BA609 online and begin to ramp up its much-delayed testing program, Bell Helicopter s CEO John Garrison was remarkably tight-lipped about his company s desire to achieve the same... Read More »
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March 17, 2011
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The Ontario Police Department in California has placed an order for a third Eurocopter AS350B2. The helicopter will see service in patrol and special ops missions in the region. For related... Read More »
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March 22, 2011
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Utah-based Air Medical Resource Group has agreed to buy seven of Eurocopter s new AS350B3e variant, which features Turbomeca s Arriel 2D engine. The U.S. launch customer for the AS350B3e, Air Medical Resource Group has signed a firm order for three helicopters, with options for another four. For... Read More »
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March 29, 2011
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Omniflight Helicopters division Native Air has reached an agreement with Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center to provide air ambulance services. Under the deal, Native Air will provide a Eurocopter BK117, crew (pilot, paramedic and nurse) to serve the Sun City West hospital and an 100-mile radius... Read More »
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April 14, 2011
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Axnes Aviation has agreed to provide its Polycon wireless intercom extension system to Norsk Luftambulanse for its fleet of 10 Eurocopter EC135s and one EC145. The agreement also includes one EC135 in operation with the Norwegian Air Ambulance s EC135. Heli-One will integrate the AS3100 Polycon... Read More »
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April 26, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
The U.S. Air Force announced Monday plans to hold open competitions for the Common Vertical Lift Support Platform (CVLSP) and HH-60 recapitalization programs. The separate competitions will seek to replace aging fleets with a derivative of helicopter already in production, according to Maj. Gen... Read More »
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May 12, 2011
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United Rotorcraft Solutions has equipped a Eurocopter EC135 with a package of modifications for Land Sea Air Leasing Corp. Upgrades include Garmin GNS530AW and GNS530W, XM Weather, audio control panel and Aspen Avionics EFD500. The helicopter comes equipped with an Air Comm air conditioning unit... Read More »
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May 17, 2011
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MEDSTAR of Lee County, Fla. has chosen Donaldson Aerospace & Defense to supply an inlet barrier filter (IBF) system for its Bell 430. The unit services Fort Myers, Cape Coral and southwest Florida with two helicopters, the 430 and a Eurocopter BO-105. Related... Read More »
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May 19, 2011
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American Eurocopter has delivered a fourth EC145 to the Geisinger Medical Center s Life Flight program in Danville, Pa. The EC145 is part of Life Flight s ongoing BK117 fleet replacement project, which started in 2005. Related... Read More »
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May 27, 2011
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A Eurocopter AS350 B3 recently battled sub-zero temperatures and 70-mph wind gusts during a high-altitude rescue of an injured climber on Mt. McKinley in Alaska. The climber was airlifted from an elevation of 19,833 feet, making the operation one of the highest rescues in Mt. McKinley s history... Read More »
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May 31, 2011
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Shreveport, La.-based Metro Aviation has installed the first Cobham HeliSAS autopilot system in a Eurocopter AS350B2. The helicopter provides air medical service for MedStat EMS, out of Winona, Miss. Metro Aviation plans to outfit an additional eight EC130B4s with HeliSAS for MedFlight in Ohio... Read More »
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June 1, 2011
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A special Spring 2011 Military Insider is available in the June edition of Rotor & Wing, which is now available online. Features include Shifting Global Balance of Power by Military Editor Andrew Drwiega, which examines some of the newer helicopter variants available for procurement by... Read More »
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June 2, 2011
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UK-based Cobham s HeliSAS autopilot and stability augmentation system has received an FAA supplemental type certificate (STC) for the Eurocopter AS350 and EC130. HeliSAS is already STC d for the Bell 206B/L and 407. HeliSAS is available in the U.S. through Cobham s authorized dealer network and... Read More »
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June 7, 2011
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Turbomeca has reached an agreement with the Military Police of Sao Paulo, Brazil for Arriel 1D1 engine upgrades in at least five helicopters. The two-year project will see Eurocopter AS350Bs with Arriel 1Bs revamped into AS350B2s with Arriel 1D1s. The Military Police currently flies a... Read More »
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June 8, 2011
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Scottsdale Ariz.-based Vertical Aviation has incorporated a Eurocopter EC130B4 into its charter fleet. The 2003 helicopter has undergone maintenance work and a conformity inspection. The EC130B4 will operate out of Provo, Utah. Related... Read More »
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