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Oct
14
2021

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: Palmer, Alaska

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AIRCRAFT ROTOR BLADES APPEAR TO HAVE BEEN DAMAGED BY A UAS NEAR PALMER, AK

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Tags: AK FAA Accident Report PALMER
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Oct
19
2021

Safran begins assembly of Arriel 2E helicopter engine in U.S.

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19 October 2021, Grand Prairie - Safran Helicopter Engines has opened a second assembly line at their facility in Grand Prairie, Texas for the Arriel 2E engine. The first assembled and tested Arriel 2E engines have been delivered to Airbus. These engines power the UH-72B delivered to the U.S. Army as part of the newest Lakota helicopter. Also installed in the H145, the Arriel 2E was until now produced in France.

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Tags: Airbus Arriel 2E Engine Safran Safran Helicopter Engines US Army
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Oct
19
2021

NTSB Final Report: Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of Mexico

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The helicopter was flying over the Gulf of Mexico between two oil platforms. Flight track data showed the helicopter in cruise flight at 700 ft mean sea level (msl) before it gradually descended to 375 ft msl. Just before the data ended, the helicopter entered a left turn, descended to 150 ft msl, and slowed from about 115 knots (kts) groundspeed to about 75 kts groundspeed. The helicopter impacted the water and sank to the sea floor. The main wreckage was eventually located on the sea floor about 350 ft southwest of the last recorded flight track point.

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Tags: Gulf of Mexico NTSB
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Oct
20
2021

Aerometals Receives Prestigious Nadcap Accreditation

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October 20, 2021 - Sacramento, CA - Aerospace design, manufacturing, and distribution company, Aerometals has announced the addition of the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (Nadcap) for chemical processing to its extensive list of approvals and authorizations for systems improvement, quality control, and process streamlining. 

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Oct
20
2021

Universal Helicopter International Named First Bell 505 Dealer in United States

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Fort Worth, TX (Oct. 20, 2021) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, appointed Universal Helicopter (UHI) as its first Bell 505 Dealer in the United States with Authorized territory of Arizona and Utah. Bell’s dealership network creates a complete experience from aircraft purchasing to operator training for current and future Bell 505 customers.

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Tags: Bell Bell 505 Bell Textron Textron UHI Universal Helicopter
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