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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 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 Avionics Today
[Avionics Today 07-25-2016] A new committee formed by the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA) is preparing to develop a standard to define the future concept of operations for Wireless Avionics Intra-Communication (WAIC). The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) formed the... 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 22, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Heli-One expanded its Rzeszow, Poland, facility by 6,000 sq m to accommodate storage for an additional 40 heavy helicopters. The facility provides controlled and monitored environment for aircraft storage. Accepted aircraft include the Airbus Helicopters AS332 and H225, Sikorsky S-92 and S-76, and... Read More »
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July 22, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The FAA will host the 2016 International Rotorcraft Safety Conference Oct. 25 to 27 at the Hurst Conference Center in Hurst, Texas. This year, the conference will focus on helicopter safety, targeting the entire helicopter industry. Attendance for the event is free. Attendees at the three-day... Read More »
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July 21, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Robinson Helicopter delivered its first two production R44 Cadets to distributor Heliflite Australia. The Cadet received FAA certification in May. The Cadet features a reduced maximum gross weight of 2200 lb and derated power to provide increased performance margins at high altitudes and extend... Read More »
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July 21, 2016
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Today 07-21-2016] Two major industry and regulatory announcements this week will have a significant impact on the global aviation industry's efforts to prevent runway-overrun incidents at commercial and general aviation airports. Here is a recap of both announcements and how they will... Read More »
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July 21, 2016
From Avionics Today
Photo: Adacel [Avionics Today 07-21-2016] Air Traffic Control (ATC) systems and training company Adacel has signed a subcontract agreement with Enroute Computer Solutions (ECS) on the FAA's SE2025 Program. SE2025 is a multiple award Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ)... 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 19, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
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 18, 2016
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Today 07-18-2016] Swiss International Air Lines (Swiss) officially launched Bombardier s C Series CS100 aircraft into revenue service on July 15, ending a rocky 12-year journey from concept to launch. The C Series faced several challenges as it moved toward certification and first... Read More »
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July 18, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The FAA has approved Garmin's GTX 335 and 345 Mode S transponders for Robinson Helicopters R22, R44 and R66. The transponders meet the upcoming ADS-B Out regulations without requiring a standalone GPS. The 345 adds ADS-B In and and Bluetooth capability. The Garmin GMA 350H audio panel has also... Read More »
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July 18, 2016
From Avionics Today
Cirrus Perception aircraft. Photo: Cirrus [Avionics Today 07-18-2016] Cirrus Aircraft has received FAA certification for Cirrus Perception, a special mission platform tailored specifically for both the Cirrus SR22 and SR22T aircraft models. This new multi-mission, adaptive... Read More »
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July 15, 2016
From Avionics Today
The Farnborough International Airshow took place in England this week and anyone who was there will tell you that it certainly wasn t a dry affair in either content or weather. Torrential downpours flooded out the event, ending it early on several days, but that certainly didn t drown the flood... Read More »
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July 15, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
How will the run-up to November's U.S. presidential election affect the helicopter community? For one thing, it might stall any new rulemaking actions and policy initiatives (except emergency ones) addressing safety problems. It has become a tradition in Washington toward the middle of a... Read More »
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July 14, 2016
From Avionics Today
Left to Right: Esterline CMC Electronics Avionics Systems President Michel Potvin and Antonov Company President Oleksandr Kotsiuba sign avionics agreement. Photo: Avionics Magazine [Avionics Magazine 07-14-2016] Executives from Esterline CMC Electronics and Ukrainian cargo airline... Read More »
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July 13, 2016
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Magazine 07-13-2016] Swedish aerospace and defense manufacturer Saab is looking to bring the commercial aviation industry into a new era of open architecture integrated avionics cockpits with its Avionics Management System (AMS). The AMS made its public debut at the 2016 Farnborough... Read More »
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July 13, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
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 12, 2016
From Avionics Today
HondaJets on the final assembly line. Photo: Honda [Avionics Today 07-12-2016] The FAA has granted Honda Aircraft a production certificate to build the HA-420 HondaJet, an advanced light jet, at its world headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina. The production certificate grants... Read More »
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