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May
30
2024

EBACE 2024: Leonardo strengthens its role in the VIP-CORPORATE helicopter market with new AW09 single engine distributorship agreements and multiple-types orders

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Leonardo and key partners from the passenger transport sector in Europe and Asia have announced new progress in introducing modern rotorcraft technologies and capabilities to deliver the best service and safety in their respective markets meeting diverse emerging requirements. The announcements were made during a dedicated event at EBACE 2024 (Geneva, 28-30 May). 

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May
30
2024

Sweet Helicopters safely transports more than 450 passengers to and from Indianapolis 500

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Sweet Helicopters topped its previous record this year for charter passengers flown to the brickyard. More than 450 people trusted Sweet Helicopters to help them beat race day traffic, lapping last year’s total of 350 people.

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May
30
2024

Blueberry Aviation & Leonardo AW09

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Geneva, May 29th 2024 –  Building on its strong collaboration with Leonardo, Blueberry Aviation is pleased to announce that it is set to become Leonardo AW09 distributor for Central and Southern Europe. The two companies are currently finalizing the terms of this partnership which will cover key European markets including Switzerland,  Germany, Denmark, Benelux, Spain, Portugal and Monaco.

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May
28
2024

Bell Awarded Funding for Phase 1B of DARPA Speed and Runway Independent Technologies (SPRINT) X-Plane Program

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​Fort Worth, TX (May 28, 2023) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has been down-selected for Phase 1B of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Speed and Runway Independent Technologies (SPRINT) X-Plane program. The SPRINT program intends to design, build, and fly an X-Plane, an experimental aircraft to demonstrate enabling technologies and integrated concepts necessary for a transformational combination of aircraft speed and runway independence for the next generation of air mobility platforms. In Phase 1A, Bell executed conceptual design review and will move into preliminary design efforts for the SPRINT X-plane.

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May
28
2024

Bell Awarded Funding for Phase 1B of DARPA Speed and Runway Independent Technologies (SPRINT) X-Plane Program

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Fort Worth, TX (May 28, 2023) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has been down-selected for Phase 1B of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Speed and Runway Independent Technologies (SPRINT) X-Plane program. The SPRINT program intends to design, build, and fly an X-Plane, an experimental aircraft to demonstrate enabling technologies and integrated concepts necessary for a transformational combination of aircraft speed and runway independence for the next generation of air mobility platforms. In Phase 1A, Bell executed conceptual design review and will move into preliminary design efforts for the SPRINT X-plane.

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May
28
2024

LEONARDO UNVEILS EXCLUSIVE AGUSTA VIP-CORPORATE LAYOUT OPTIONS FOR THE AW09 NEXT GENERATION SINGLE ENGINE

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Leonardo has unveiled a full-scale cabin mock-up of the next generation AW09 single engine helicopter at EBACE 2024 (Geneva, 28-30 May 2024) featuring an exclusive VIP-corporate transport cabin layout and paint scheme as one of the newly-developed options, marking the entrance of the new model into the Agusta-branded product range.

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May
28
2024

FAA Accident Report: PAGE, AZ

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AIRCRAFT STRUCK A BUSH WHILE PERFORMING OFF-AIRPORT LANDINGS, PAGE, AZ.

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May
28
2024

Aero Asahi to introduce Japan’s first Agusta-branded VIP/CORPORATE helicopter

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Aero Asahi Corporation (Aero Asahi), one of Japan’s leading general aviation service providers, will introduce an AW169 light intermediate twin engine helicopter with a dedicated Agusta configuration into service. Aero Asahi is the first Japanese operator to use an exclusive VIP Leonardo helicopter in Japan under the relevant Agusta brand. 

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May
28
2024

Entrol obtains the Letter of Approval for its H1000 AATD flight simulator

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Madrid, May 28, 2024 - Entrol, the flight simulators leading manufacturer, proudly announces that it has obtained the Letter of Approval (LOA) for its H1000 AATD simulator, making it able to certify the simulator from the factory. Valid until February 2029, it will provide operators with confidence in its long-term viability and compliance with regulatory standards.

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May
28
2024

Smith Myers ARTEMIS selected for Royal Canadian Air Force Cormorant SAR Helicopter mid-life upgrade

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Ottawa, Canada 28 May 2024 -- Smith Myers, has announced it has been selected to be integrated on the Cormorant Search and Rescue Helicopter Mid-Life Upgrade (CMLU) Project. The Smith Myers' ARTEMIS Mobile Phone Detection Location System has been chosen to be a key component of the upgrade.

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May
27
2024

NTSB Final Report: Anchorage, AK

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On March 5, 2023, about 1400 Alaska Standard Time, an Enstrom F-28C Helicopter, N5688R, sustained substantial damage when it was involved in an accident in Anchorage, Alaska. The pilot and passengers were not injured. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight.

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May
27
2024

NTSB Final Report: Oshkosh, WI

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On July 29, 2023, about 1227 central daylight time (CDT), a Rotorway 162F helicopter, N193AZ, and an ELA Eclipse 10 gyroplane, N221EL, were involved in a midair collision near Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The helicopter was destroyed, and the pilot and passenger were fatally injured. The gyroplane was destroyed, and the pilot and passenger received serious injuries. Both aircraft were operated as Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flights.

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May
26
2024

FAA Accident Report: CRETE, IL

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AIRCRAFT LANDED IN A FIELD FOR UNKNOWN REASONS, CRETE, IL.

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May
26
2024

PHI to add the AW189 Super Medium Helicopter to its global fleet

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Leonardo and PHI Group (PHI) have signed a framework agreement for 12 AW189 Helicopters to serve the global energy market starting in 2025. These are composed of firm orders as well as purchase options and include an extensive support partnership featuring a service center agreement, MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) agreement, and training solutions for the AW139 and AW189 models. 

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May
26
2024

Greece to boost emergency response capabilities with three AW139 helicopters

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The Hellenic Ministry for Climate Crisis and Civil Protection is enhancing its emergency response capabilities by introducing three Leonardo AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. Under the recently signed contract, the new aircraft are expected to be delivered in 2026 with two units dedicated to healthcare missions and disaster relief and one unit to be used for transportation of the crisis management teams. The order also includes a comprehensive technical, logistical support, and training package. The AW139s will be operated by the Fire Brigade on behalf of the Ministry from a base in Attica. 

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May
24
2024

Loft Dynamics Brings Industry-Leading Virtual Reality Flight Simulation Technology to eVTOL Aircraft

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ZURICH, SWITZERLAND (May 24, 2024) — Loft Dynamics, a global leader in virtual reality (VR) flight simulation technology, announced its expansion beyond helicopters to include electric vehicle takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft simulators. As the first and only VR simulator with major regulatory approval, the company is leveraging its proven technology to develop its first VR eVTOL simulator for Dufour Aerospace, a leading innovator in eVTOL flight technology. Both companies unveiled the partnership today at Loft Dynamics’ inaugural event, Loft Fest, which brings together the global aviation community. They shared that the Aero3 VR eVTOL simulator is currently in development and scheduled to enter the market in early 2025.

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May
23
2024

HTI GLOBAL COMPLETES BELL 212 INITIAL WITH ENGINES TECHNICAL COURSE

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HTIGLOBAL LLC, a Texas-based company, has successfully completed its first-ever Transport Canada approved Bell 212 Initial Field Maintenance course with PT6T-3 series engines.

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May
23
2024

Sikorsky Flight-Tests Scalable ‘Rotor Blown Wing’ UAS For DARPA Project

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STRATFORD, Conn., May 22, 2024 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), is conducting flight tests to mature the control laws and aerodynamics of a novel vertical takeoff and landing uncrewed aerial system (VTOL / UAS). The flight tests are intended to prove the efficiency and scalability of a twin proprotor ‘rotor blown wing’ configuration that sits on its tail to take-off and land like a helicopter, and transitions easily to horizontal forward flight for long-endurance missions, such as intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and targeting.  

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May
23
2024

FAA Accident Report: STATEN ISLAND, NY

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AIRCRAFT EXPERIENCED MECHANICAL ISSUES AND MADE A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING IN A PARKING LOT, STATEN ISLAND, NY

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May
23
2024

Archer Achieves Significant Regulatory Milestone; FAA Issues Final Airworthiness Criteria For Its Midnight Aircraft

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SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Archer Aviation Inc. (NYSE: ACHR) a leader in electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, today announced the FAA issued for public inspection the final airworthiness criteria for Archer’s Midnight aircraft. This significant regulatory milestone provides the solidified path for Archer to achieve Type Certification for Midnight. Archer is one of two companies in the world to achieve this certification progress with the FAA for an eVTOL aircraft.

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May
23
2024

Nighthawk Flight Systems Announces Appointment of a New Board of Directors, Helping Position the Company for Future Growth

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VISTA, California – May 23, 2024 – Nighthawk Flight Systems, Inc., a developer of advanced compact integrated avionics for rotary and fixed-wing aircraft in the general aviation, business, air transport, and military markets, announces the appointment of a highly qualified board of directors to guide the company through its next growth phase. Nighthawk recently announced its formation during Vertical Aviation International’s Heli-Expo event earlier this year.

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May
23
2024

Milestone Signs Purchase Assignment and Leaseback Agreements with Lufttransport for Three Leonardo AW139 Helicopters

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DUBLIN – May 23, 2024 – The Milestone Aviation Group Limited (“Milestone”), the global leader in helicopter leasing, today announced that it has signed purchase assignment and leaseback agreements for three new Leonardo AW139 helicopters with Norwegian helicopter operator Lufttransport RW AS (“Lufttransport”).

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May
23
2024

Recoil Aerospace Announces TCCA Approval for T1000-E and T650-E Aerial Firefighting Systems

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BOWLING GREEN, KY - (May 22, 2024): Recoil Aerospace, a leading innovator in aerial firefighting technology, today announced it has received Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) approval for the Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) for its T1000-E and T650-E aerial firefighting systems. This approval allows Recoil to offer its advanced firefighting solutions to Canadian firefighting agencies operating eligible Super Puma AS332 and EC225 helicopters.

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May
21
2024

Boeing to Invest $240 Million CAD in Québec Aerospace Innovation

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Montreal, QUEBEC, May 21, 2024 — Boeing [NYSE] today announced plans to invest in several Québec-based enterprises, including a $110 million anchor investment for an Aerospace Development Centre in the new Espace Aéro Innovation Zone. The investments are part of Boeing’s Industrial and Technological Benefits commitment to Canada for its selection of Boeing’s P-8A Poseidon to fulfill its long-term multi-mission aircraft role.

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May
21
2024

Joby Partners with Mukamalah Aviation

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SANTA CRUZ, Calif. & DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Joby Aviation, Inc. (NYSE:JOBY), a company developing electric air taxis for commercial passenger service, today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mukamalah, a wholly owned subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, the operator of the world’s largest fleet of corporate aircraft, to introduce Joby’s aircraft to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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May
21
2024

Airbus signs order with LCI and SMFL for 21 latest generation helicopters

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Marignane, 21 May 2024 - Airbus Helicopters, LCI, a leading aviation company, and Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Company, Limited (SMFL), have announced an order for up to 21 of the latest generation helicopters.

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May
20
2024

Panterra Heli Support Acquires Blackhawk 
Firefighting / Utility Aircraft

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(Batesville , Indiana) Panterra Heli Support, announced today that the company acquired a newly repurposed Blackhawk helicopter modified for firefighting and utility work. Dallas Avionics equipped the new tactical equipment that was installed at Ace Aeronautics, Guntersville AL. 

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May
20
2024

Enstrom among select few helicopters in Washington, D.C. flyover

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On May 11, Enstrom Helicopter Corporation had the distinct honor of taking part in a general aviation flyover of the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The flyover was in commemoration of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)’s 85th anniversary.

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May
20
2024

NTSB Final Report: North Charleston, SC

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On August 1, 2023, about 1530 eastern daylight time, a Bell Helicopter Textron Canada 407, N31PB, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near North Charleston, South Carolina. The commercial pilot sustained minor injuries. The helicopter was operated as a public aircraft.

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May
20
2024

NTSB Final Report: Livermore, CA

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On May 11, 2022, about 0930 Pacific daylight time, a Bell Helicopter Textron Canada 407, N999GH, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Livermore, California. The pilot was seriously injured and the lineman crew member sustained minor injuries. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 133 rotorcraft external-load flight.

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