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Sep
08
2022

MD Helicopters Announces New Ownership and Leadership

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The Mesa, Arizona helicopter manufacturer, emerges from bankruptcy ready to stabilize and support customers with an eye on future growth. Brad Pedersen, the newly announced president of MD Helicopters LLC, is no-nonsense regarding the company's future. After three years of working through a bankruptcy process with a compilation of companies, Pedersen said that MD Helicopters is ready to focus on its core business – the customers and after-market support. The 35-year aerospace veteran said that the company is financially strong, and the bankruptcy was a collateralized loan fund that included ownership of several companies. It wasn't a bankruptcy borne of poor financial management. By Jennifer Ferrero

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Tags: Brad Pedersen Brad Pedersen MD Helicopters President MD 500E MD 530F MD Helicopter New Leadership MD Helicopters New Ownership
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Sep
06
2022

G2 Aviation Converts Utility AS 350B2 into a Luxury VIP Transport

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Saint-Hubert, Quebec – September 6, 2022): G2 Aviation, a Transport Canada-approved Aircraft Maintenance Organization (AMO), has converted a utility-configured AS 350B2 into a luxury private VIP helicopter and delivered it to Helicraft for VIP transport and tours.

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Tags: AS 350B2 G2 Aviation
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Sep
06
2022

DRF Luftrettung Academy expands portfolio | First trainee pilots start training as professional helicopter pilots

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Initial professional helicopter pilot training at DRF Luftrettung has kicked off: the DRF Luftrettung Academy is expanding its portfolio and thus completing the range of services offered by its flight school. The first seven trainee pilots were welcomed to the DRF Luftrettung Operation Center on September 1st as part of a fly-in of the training machine, a Robinson R44 Raven II.

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Sep
06
2022

GPMS Announces John Byus as Director of Sales for the Americas

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Waterbury, VT – September 6, 2022 – GPMS, provider of the helicopter industry’s most advanced Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) known as Foresight MX, announced today that rotorcraft industry veteran, John Byus, has joined the company’s sales organization as the Director of Sales – Americas. His responsibilities will include expanding the Foresight customer base throughout the Americas and working with fleet operators to develop specialized solutions to address the intricate needs of their programs.  

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Sep
06
2022

Boeing Demonstrates Open Autonomy Architecture for Manned-Unmanned Teaming with MQ-25

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ST. LOUIS, Sept. 6, 2022 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] has digitally demonstrated a new open autonomy architecture for MQ-25 that will allow the U.S. Navy to increase mission effectiveness by integrating manned-unmanned teaming (MUM-T) capability at speed and scale.

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Tags: Boeing MQ-25 MUM-T Navy US Navy
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Sep
06
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: MOUNT BALDY, CA

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AIRCRAFT EXPERIENCED LOSS OF POWER PRECEDING A HARD LANDING AND FLIPPED ON ITS SIDE, MOUNT BALDY, CA

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Sep
06
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: UPPER MOUNT BETHEL, PA

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AIRCRAFT STRUCK HIGH TENSION WIRES WHILE LANDING IN A FIELD, UPPER MOUNT BETHEL, PA.

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Sep
07
2022

IBAMA introduces the SLING DRAGON into Aerial Firefighting Strategy

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Delta, BC, Canada – IBAMA (Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources) conducts a large and comprehensive annual Forest Firefighting Training program held in Brazil’s capital city of Brasilia at the National Park and includes both theory and practical elements. This year’s training program introduced SEI’s SLING DRAGON, an important device for the integrated management of controlled burns. The SLING DRAGON went through extensive testing and received Technical Release in time to train IBAMA pilots with the new aerial ignition equipment. IBAMA’s three SLING DRAGON units are the first to be used in South America.

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Tags: IBAMA SEI
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Sep
07
2022

Airbus and HeliDax sign first HCare Classics support contract to cover fleet of 36 H120s

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Marignane, 7 September 2022 – French helicopter operator HeliDax and Airbus Helicopters have signed the first-ever HCare Classics support contract to optimise the availability of HeliDax’s H120 fleet. HCare Classics is Airbus’ new support package entirely dedicated to meeting the support needs of the company’s out-of-production legacy helicopters.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters H120 HCare Classics HeliDax
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Sep
07
2022

Airbus partners with Hiratagakuen to test future eVTOL flight routes and concept of operations in the Kansai region

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Osaka, 7 September 2022 – Airbus is partnering with Japanese helicopter operator Hiratagakuen to develop advanced air mobility services in the Kansai region and beyond. This is a key addition to the company’s strong regional footprint and growing international network to pioneer the future of mobility.

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Sep
07
2022

Aero-Asahi has purchased a H145/BK-117 D3 FTD Level 5 simulator to Entrol

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In collaboration with ANA Trading Corp, Entrol has installed a H145/BK-117 D3 FTD Level 5 simulator in Japan for Aero Asahi, one of the biggest helicopter operators in Japan.

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Sep
07
2022

NTSB Final Report: Mehama, OR

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On July 17, 2020, about 0854 Pacific daylight time, a Hiller UH-12D helicopter, N2297W, was destroyed when it was involved in an accident near Mehama, Oregon. The pilot was fatally injured. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 137 aerial application flight.

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Tags: Mehama NTSB Report OR
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Sep
08
2022

AEM Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer, Gord Gooding

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Kelowna, BC,  – Canadian avionics manufacturer, Anodyne Electronics Manufacturing (AEM) Corp. announces the appointment of Gord Gooding as Chief Financial Officer at its Canadian headquarters in Kelowna, BC.

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Sep
09
2022

MD Helicopters Announces New Ownership and Leadership

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Mesa, Arizona, September 9, 2022 – MD Helicopters, LLC (MDH) is pleased to announce new ownership and leadership. An investment consortium led by MBIA Insurance Corp., Bardin Hill, and MB Global Partners has acquired the company and established new leadership.  

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Sep
09
2022

Lockheed Martin, AT&T Demonstrate 5G High Speed Transfer Of Black Hawk Data To 5G.MIL® Pilot Network

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STRATFORD, Conn., Sept. 9, 2022 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and AT&T* securely and rapidly transferred UH-60M Black Hawk health and usage data through an AT&T 5G private cellular network and Lockheed Martin’s 5G.MIL® multi-site pilot network in a test conducted Aug. 4 at Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky headquarters in Stratford, Connecticut. The test demonstrated that wireless 5G technologies on the flight line can support accelerated maintenance operations and improved aircraft readiness to support our service members. It also proved highly secure interoperability between the AT&T millimeter wave 5G private cellular network and the 5G.MIL pilot network.

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Tags: AT&T Black Hawk Lockheed Martin UH-60M
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Sep
09
2022

NTSB Preliminary Report: Beardsley, MN

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NTSB Preliminary Report: Beardsley, MN

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Sep
09
2022

NTSB Final Report: Azusa, CA

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The pilot of the helicopter stated that, while maneuvering around the area looking for a suitable landing site, a dirt turnout alongside a road was selected. A tree was noted on the edge of the turnout. An approach was initiated to the site and expected brownout was encountered. About 5 ft above ground, the pilot heard the crewmember in the back of the helicopter call out “hold.” The pilot arrested the descent and came to a hover. Within seconds the asphalt roadway reference was obscured by the brownout and he lost visual reference. He announced, “lost visual” and started to climb, which was his last recollection before regaining consciousness.

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Sep
09
2022

Spectrum Aeromed Introduces New President

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FARGO, ND —Chase McCown has been named President of Spectrum Aeromed, the company announced Thursday. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, McCown comes to Spectrum Aeromed a proven leader in aerospace industry operations. He is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and holds Master’s degrees in both Systems Engineering and National Security & Strategic Studies. McCown is a Distinguished Graduate of the U.S. Air Force Aircraft Maintenance Officer Course, ranking first in his class.

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Tags: Spectrum Aeromed US Air Force
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Sep
12
2022

Safran contract renewed for U.S. Army UH-72 Lakota engine support

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Safran Helicopter Engines has signed an agreement with Airbus Helicopters to continue supporting Arriel engines powering the U.S. Army UH-72 Lakota helicopter fleet. This contract formalizes a Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) and service agreement supporting  over 900 Arriel 1E2 and Arriel 2E engines, operated by the U.S. Army on its UH-72A and UH-72B.

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Tags: Army Arriel Engines Safran UH-72 US Army
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Sep
13
2022

Entrol moves forward with the environmental improvement project entrolZERO

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In entrol, we have made a serious commitment to sustainability by reducing the CO2 emissions of our actions, and we have set the goal of 0 emissions by 2025, contributing to the worldwide objectives for environmentally sustainable development.

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Sep
13
2022

Genesys Aerosystems Receives EASA Certification Approval for HeliSAS® Autopilot for Bell 505 Helicopter

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Mineral Wells, TX (Sept 12, 2022) – Genesys Aerosystems, a Moog Inc. company, announced today that it has received full EASA certification approval for the HeliSAS® Autopilot and Stability Augmentation System on the Bell 505 platform. The EASA approval covers both 2-axis and 3-axis configurations.

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Tags: Bell 505 Genesys Aerosystems HeliSAS
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Sep
13
2022

TracPlus selects Dave McGrath as business development representative for North American aerospace sector

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TracPlus (www.tracplus.com), a global real-time tracking and communications leader and supplier of best-in-category integrated solutions for service sectors including Defence and Security, Emergency Medical Services (EMS)/First Responders, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Utility operations across Aerospace, Maritime and Land sectors announces that Dave McGrath, an experienced senior aviation business development and marketing professional, has joined the North American TracPlus business development and sales team.

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Tags: Defence and Security EMS TracPlus
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Sep
14
2022

Anthelion Adds New Full Motion 4K Helicopter Simulator

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Newly calibrated and equipped to simulate flight in both the R44 and the Cabri G2, this state-of-the-art helicopter flight simulator from Platinum Simulators has finally made its arrival to Anthelion Helicopters.

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Sep
14
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: BANNING, CA

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AIRCRAFT CRASHED UNDER UNKNOWN CIRCUMSTANCES IN RESIDENTIAL BACKYARD, BANNING, CA

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Sep
15
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: ROCKFORD, IL

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AIRCRAFT HAD AN UNSUCCESSFUL MAST MOMENT DURING LANDING AT HOSPITAL RESULTING IN A BROKEN LEFT WINDSHIELD AND DENTED MAIN ROTOR, ROCKFORD, IL.

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Sep
15
2022

NTSB Preliminary Report: Mount Baldy, CA

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On September 4, 2022, at 0808 Pacific daylight time, a Bell 407 helicopter, N687AM, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Mount Baldy, California. The pilot was seriously injured. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 flight.

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Sep
15
2022

NTSB Final Report: Kodiak, AK

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On March 2, 2021, about 1539 Alaska standard time, a Robinson Helicopter Company R66 helicopter, N1767, was destroyed when it was involved in an accident about 70 nautical miles north of Kodiak, Alaska. The pilot, the sole occupant, was not located. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight.

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Sep
19
2022

The Brazilian armed forces acquire 27 H125 helicopters

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The Brazilian armed forces, through the Combat Aircraft Programme Coordinating Committee (COPAC), have acquired 27 single engine H125 helicopters to boost the training capacity of the Brazilian Navy and the Air Force.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Brazilian Armed Forces H125
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Sep
19
2022

KAMAN CORPORATION COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF THE PARKER-HANNIFIN AIRCRAFT WHEEL & BRAKE DIVISION

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 19, 2022– Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) announced today that it completed the acquisition of the Parker-Hannifin Corporation (“Parker”) Aircraft Wheel & Brake Division (“Aircraft Wheel & Brake”) on September 16, 2022 (the “Transaction”).

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Sep
19
2022

Bell Selects Sierra Nevada Corporation for its High-Speed Vertical Takeoff and Landing Development Team

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National Harbor, MD (Sept. 19, 2022) - Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today it has entered into a teaming agreement with Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), a global aerospace and national security company, for Bell’s High-Speed Vertical Takeoff and Landing (HSVTOL) aircraft. As part of the collaboration, SNC will specifically support the design and development of mission systems for HSVTOL variants. 

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Tags: Bell Bell Flight Bell Textron HSVTOL Sierra Nevada Corporation
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