• Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Instagram
Helicopter Flight Training Sponsors
 Search

Categories

 Search

Author: Admin


Jul
28
2020

Precision Support Services Completes Remote Maintenance

Posted by Admin

July 28, 2020 McMinnville, OR – Precision Support Services, LLC. announced today the completion of multiple remote Guimbal Cabri Annuals.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
28
2020

VSR700 prototype performs first autonomous free flight

Posted by Admin

Marignane, 28 July 2020 - The prototype of Airbus Helicopters’ VSR700 unmanned aerial system (UAS) has performed its first free flight. The VSR700 performed a ten minute flight at a drone test centre near Aix-en-Provence in the south of France.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
27
2020

Safran Helicopter Engines and ZF Aviation Technology strengthen partnership within the European engine market

Posted by Admin

Calden, Germany - Safran Helicopter Engines and ZF Aviation Technology have signed today a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) strengthening their collaboration to offer a turboprop engine suitable for European military applications – specifically the unmanned, training and transport sectors. ZF Aviation Technology is also confirmed as a strategic partner for the propeller reduction and accessory gearbox of the Ardiden 3TP engine.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
27
2020

Aerobits releases combined ADS-B and FLARM collision avoidance system for drones

Posted by Admin

Aerobits, the manufacturer of miniature radio technology for civil and military UAVs, has released a combined ADS-B 1090ES and FLARM collision avoidance device weighing only 14 grams. The TR-1F combines a 1090ES squitter (ADS-B Out) with a FLARM system that can detect not only FLARM-equipped aircraft but also other aircraft thanks to its ADS-B In receiver.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
27
2020

Bell 505 Receives Type Acceptance in Tanzania

Posted by Admin

Fort Worth, TX (July 27, 2020) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the Bell 505 has been accepted by the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) for airworthiness certification in the United Republic of Tanzania, making it the sixth country in Africa to certify the aircraft.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
24
2020

Airbus takes final step to end long-standing WTO dispute and U.S. tariffs

Posted by Admin

Toulouse, 24 July 2020 - Airbus has agreed with the governments of France and Spain to make amendments to the A350 Repayable Launch Investment (RLI) contracts. After 16 years of litigation at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), this is the final step to stop the long-standing dispute and removes any justification for U.S. tariffs.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
23
2020

NTSB Preliminary Report: Des Moines, IA

Posted by Admin

On July 3, 2020, at 1920 central daylight time, an Enstrom 280FX, N282SH, was destroyed when it was involved in an accident near Des Moines, Iowa. The private pilot sustained minor injuries. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
23
2020

NTSB Preliminary Report: Venice, LA

Posted by Admin

On July 8, 2020, a Robinson R-22 helicopter, N7186K, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Venice, Louisiana. The pilot was not injured. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 business flight.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
22
2020

Wysong Enterprises Continues Essential Services During Quarantine

Posted by Admin

(BLOUNTVILLE, TENNESSEE 7/22/2020) Wysong Enterprises announced today that the company has worked on more than 20 aircraft during the COVID-19 pandemic in the last twelve weeks to keep essential law enforcement and air medical aircraft in operation. The work performed on aircraft included large-scale overhauls, completions, routine maintenance and repairs, and inspections.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
22
2020

FAA Approves Lycoming’s Electronic Ignition System on Robinson Helicopters

Posted by Admin

Torrance, CA — R22 and R44 helicopters purchased after January 15th 2020 will be outfitted with Lycoming’s recently certified Electronic Ignition System (EIS). The EIS offers increased reliability, improved starting characteristics, and reduced maintenance.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
21
2020

GARMIN® RECEIVES EASA APPROVAL OF THE G3X TOUCH FLIGHT DISPLAY IN SINGLE-ENGINE PISTON AIRCRAFT

Posted by Admin

OLATHE, Kan. July 21, 2020 – Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced it has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification of the G3X Touch™ flight display for hundreds of single-engine certificated aircraft. The G3X Touch offers a variety of scalable panel configurations and a superior feature set that includes wireless connectivity and synthetic vision as standard, as well as advanced features such as display redundancy, advanced autopilot compatibility, engine monitoring and more.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
20
2020

Internet, Video, and Voice for In-Flight Helicopters: MOST Provide Under the Blades Connectivity

Posted by Admin

MOST announced the commercial availability of internet, video, and voice service for helicopters which solves a long-term challenge for the industry.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
20
2020

The future of air travel is back on

Posted by Admin

In the future of air travel, you’ll disembark from your commercial flight without having to wait 30 minutes on the tarmac for the gate-bridge to arrive; it will already be there. You’ll walk through terminals and security checkpoints without having to stop and show a plethora of IDs, boarding passes and itineraries; everything will be stored in your phone and automatically read by security systems you walk through.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
20
2020

Honeywell Opens New T55 Engine Maintenance Center In Phoenix

Posted by Admin

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has secured approval from the U.S. Army through a product verification audit and opened a state-of-the-art T55 Repair and Overhaul Center of Excellence facility near its Honeywell Aerospace headquarters in Phoenix.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
20
2020

Bell Autonomous Pod Transport Completes Beyond Visual Line of Sight Flight

Posted by Admin

In the race to provide viable, aerial solutions to move goods and information, Bell’s Autonomous Pod Transport (APT) surpassed a significant step in this journey: beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) flight. Delivering goods and information to critical – sometimes inaccessible – locations calls for an aircraft that can fly autonomously, over long distances and land vertically. At the beginning of the year, Bell’s APT proved that it can handle this type of flight through its first BVLOS flight carrying 60lbs of payload at a testing site in Oklahoma.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
17
2020

NTSB Preliminary Report: Rifle, CO

Posted by Admin

On July 11, 2020, at 0734 mountain daylight time, an Aerospatiale AS355F1 helicopter, N708AC, was destroyed when it was involved in an accident near Rifle, Colorado. The pilot and passenger sustained serious injuries. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 aerial observation flight.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
17
2020

Universal Avionics Introduces Mobile Demonstration Unit

Posted by Admin

Tucson, Arizona – Universal Avionics (UA) announces its immersive Mobile Demonstration Unit (MDU) is now on the road. The company’s new demonstration platform brings its products directly to customers, with the first event scheduled next week in Scottsdale, Arizona. Teaming with Authorized Dealers / Integrators and FBOs across the United States, UA is hosting live, on-location demonstrations of its most innovative avionics solutions in a comfortable, private, and socially distanced setting.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
17
2020

Leonardo AW139’s capabilities further enhanced with new avionics software release and kit certification

Posted by Admin

Leonardo announced today further enhancements for the AW139 intermediate twin engine market leader with the recently obtained EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) certifications for the Honeywell Primus Epic integrated avionics Phase 8 software and the EGPWS (Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System) optional kit with offshore modes. The Phase 8 software release marks the introduction of an advanced Synthetic Vision System (SVS) specifically tailored for helicopter applications, improved 2D maps and wireless data loading delivering even greater all-weather capabilities and mission effectiveness for all commercial and government missions.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
17
2020

Italian order highlights continuing success of ACH160

Posted by Admin

Marignane - Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) has won a new order for its latest ACH160 helicopter, announced just days after the H160 achieved certification.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
17
2020

NHV’s H175 fleet exceeds 40,000 FHRS

Posted by Admin

NHV Group is pleased to announce that its H175 fleet surpassed its first 40,000 flight hours. This significant milestone proves this super-medium-sized rotorcraft’s capabilities and reliability in highly demanding operations, especially the transportation of personnel and supplies to offshore oil and gas platforms. At present the worldwide H175 fleet has accumulated over 66,000 flight hours, of which NHV thus accounted for more than 60%.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
17
2020

Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc., announces a new direction for its business

Posted by Admin

WASHINGTON – Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc., today announced a new direction for the business, unveiling a new leadership team and signaling its intent to expand its presence in the U.S. space and intelligence markets.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
17
2020

BELL EXPANDED GLOBAL MAINTENANCE SERVICES NETWORK

Posted by Admin

Zhenjiang, China (15 July 2020) - Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, is strengthening its customer service and support offerings with the acquisition of Zhenjiang Aerochine Aviation Limited to increase Bell’s helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) capabilities in China. Previously appointed as an Authorized Maintenance Center, the acquired Zhenjiang Aerochine – now Zhenjiang Bell Textron Aviation Service Co. Ltd (Zhenjiang Bell) - was a wholly owned subsidiary of Aerochine Aviation Limited.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
15
2020

NTSB Preliminary Report: Coconut Creek, FL

Posted by Admin

On June 25, 2020, about 1200 eastern daylight time, a Bell 206-L1 helicopter, N5013G, was involved in an accident at Tradewinds Park in Coconut Creek, Florida. The commercial pilot was seriously injured. The flight was conducted under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 133.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases Press Releases


Jul
15
2020

NTSB Preliminary Report: Wooster, OH

Posted by Admin

On July 4, 2020, about 1357 eastern daylight time (EDT), an Airbus Helicopter BK117, N263MH, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident at Wayne County Airport (KBJJ), Wooster, Ohio. The two commercial pilots, the flight nurse, and flight paramedic sustained no injuries. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 135 helicopter air ambulance flight.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases Press Releases


Jul
15
2020

GARMIN® UNVEILS G500 TXI and G600 TXI FLIGHT DISPLAY ENHANCEMENTS

Posted by Admin

OLATHE, Kan./July 15, 2020/– Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced G500 TXi and G600 TXi flight display enhancements that bring more capability to cockpit upgrades. Cirrus SR20/SR22 aircraft equipped with either legacy Avidyne flight displays or original flight instruments can now upgrade to the G500 TXi to display engine information. Additional enhancements to the TXi flight display series include DFC90 autopilot compatibility, new multi-function display (MFD) configurations, the display of additional engine parameters such as percent power and more. GFC™ 500 autopilot support is also expected for SR22/SR22T aircraft later this year. Also new, the Piper PA46-500TP Malibu Meridian is compatible with the Engine Indication System (EIS) on the G500 TXi & G600 TXi flight displays.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
14
2020

MECAER AVIATION GROUP ADDS EASA CERTIFICATION TO THEIR PHILADELPHIA REPAIR STATION

Posted by Admin

July 14, 2020, Philadelphia – Mecaer Aviation Group, Inc. (MAG) located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has added EASA certification to its Part 145 repair station rating. This certification expands MAG’s support capabilities, adding to a portfolio of products and services which include Maintenance Inspections, Airworthiness Management (pre- and post-buy inspections), Repairs & Overhauls, VIP Cabin Interiors, Cabin Electronics, , Hangar Storage, Refurbishments, Upgrades and Modifications (interiors, paint, avionics, mission systems, etc.), and Preparation for Shipment (disassembly, preservation, crating, etc.).

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
14
2020

Bell Boeing Delivers First V-22 Osprey to Japan

Posted by Admin

CAMP KISARAZU, Japan, July 14, 2020— Bell Boeing delivered the first V-22 Osprey to Camp Kisarazu in Japan on July 10. The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) is the first operator of the V-22 outside of the U.S. military.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
14
2020

GARMIN® CONTINUES TO TRANSFORM THE INDUSTRY WITH GROWING PORTFOLIO OF AUTOPILOT AIRCRAFT APPROVALS

Posted by Admin

OLATHE, Kan./July 14, 2020/Business Wire – Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced it continues to roll out autopilot aircraft approvals at an increasing rate for the GFC™ 500 and GFC 600 autopilots. Several popular aircraft such as the Bonanza B36TC, Cessna T210, Cessna 421C and Piper PA-46 are among the latest additions to a growing list of aircraft approvals, allowing these aircraft owners to experience the superior benefits of a modern Garmin autopilot.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
14
2020

GARMIN® GI 275 ADDS GFC 500 AUTOPILOT COMPATIBILITY

Posted by Admin

OLATHE, Kan./July 14, 2020/Business Wire – Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GI 275 electronic flight instrument can now be interfaced with the GFC™ 500 autopilot to deliver superior in-flight performance and added redundancy when multiple GI 275’s are installed in an aircraft. In addition to GFC 500 compatibility, the GI 275 can serve as a replacement attitude indicator and/or horizontal situation indicator (HSI) to legacy Century II/III autopilots. Additional features of the latest GI 275 upgrade include the display of outside air temperature, groundspeed, true airspeed and wind on the attitude indicator, as well as data field enhancements on the multi-function display (MFD) page.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases


Jul
14
2020

Ace Aeronautics, LLC Earns STC for ACE DECK VL-60 Integrated Flight Deck

Posted by Admin

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – Ace Aeronautics, LLC (ACE) is proud to announce the issuance of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) # SR01944WI for the ACE DECK VL-60, the premier integrated flight deck for the Black Hawk. This issuance marks the beginning of a new era, as the first COTS IFR and RNAV certified flight deck upgrade for the UH-60/S-70 family of helicopters.

[Read More...]

Categories: Press Releases

1 ... 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ... 23