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Feb
27
2024

Leonardo statement following the release of the New Medium Helicopter Invitation To Negotiate (ITN)

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A proven, in-service medium multi-role military helicopter, designed this generation for the modern battlefield operations while minimising through life costs.  Delivering social mobility around the UK through jobs, investment in skills and top-rated apprenticeship and graduate schemes. 

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Feb
27
2024

Enstrom Adds Air Conditioning to 280FX and F28F Helicopters

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Enstrom Helicopter Corporation is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Kelly Aerospace Thermal Systems to provide air conditioning for Enstrom 280FX and F28F helicopters. The state-of-the-art all-electric system will be STC’d by Kelly and available for installation in factory new aircraft as well as for field installation. 

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Feb
27
2024

Enstrom Selects Genesys Helicopter Autopilot for Enstrom 480B

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February 27, 2024 – Mineral Wells, TX – Genesys Aerosystems, a Moog company, announced today that it is working with Enstrom Helicopter Corporation to install and certify the latest generation Genesys Helicopter Autopilot in the Enstrom 480B. The 3-axis VFR autopilot is scheduled for completion and availability for OEM factory fit and aftermarket retrofit by the end of 2024. Interested customers can have the autopilot installed by Enstrom or at select Genesys dealers. 

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Feb
27
2024

BOOST Systems continues to expand mission equipment offering.

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Anaheim, CA  – February 27, 2024 – Boost Systems, known as the global leader in fully certified Human External Cargo Systems, Personal Carrying Device Systems and related Training Services continues to expand their mission equipment product lines.  At this years Heli-Expo, BOOST Systems is pleased to display their modern, light weight, next generation Aerial Wash System.

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Feb
28
2024

Columbia Helicopters and Genesys Aerosystems Announce Collaboration to Revolutionize Model 234 Chinook Cockpit

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Aurora, Oregon: February 28, 2024 – Columbia Helicopters, Inc. (CHI), a global leader in heavy-lift helicopter operations, and Genesys Aerosystems, a Moog company, have proudly announced a strategic collaboration to develop and certify a state-of-the-art digital cockpit for the Model 234 Chinook.

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Feb
27
2024

Columbia Helicopters Finalizing CH-47D Foresight MX HUMS STC

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Aurora, Oregon: February 27, 2024 – Columbia Helicopters (Heli Expo Booth #3708) and GPMS International (Booth #3016) have completed design, manufacturing, and installation in support of obtaining an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for Foresight MX on the CH-47D platform. Foresight MX stands as the sole predictive Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) available to CH-47D operators, offering an integrated suite encompassing Mechanical Diagnostics, Flight Data Monitoring (FDM), Engine Monitoring, and Rotor Track and Balance capabilities.

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Feb
27
2024

Columbia Helicopters Unveils a New Era for the Commercial Chinook

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Aurora, Oregon: February 27, 2024 – Columbia Helicopters, a global leader in heavy-lift helicopter solutions, announces a new development program to redefine Chinook commercial operations worldwide. As the OEM of the Commercial Chinook, the Model 234, Columbia plans to create a new model of super heavy-lift aircraft through converting existing CH-47D Chinook aircraft. This development program, named the 234 Special Purpose (234SP), leverages the existing Model 234 design foundation, while retaining the legendary performance of the CH-47D. Coupled with the planned Chinook Integrated Sustainment Program (CISP), these programs are aimed at enhancing opportunity and support for commercial Chinook operators by providing a fully FAA-certified transport category rotorcraft and providing unparalleled affordability, readiness, and on-demand capabilities.

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Feb
27
2024

MD Helicopters Adds Helint of Kenya as Newest Authorized Service Center

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ANAHEIM, CALIF., February 27, 2024 – MD Helicopters, LLC (MDH) (HAI HELI-EXPO 2024, booth #4022) is proud to announce the addition of Helint of Kenya, Africa, to its network of Authorized Service Centers (ASC). Helint becomes the first ASC in the East African region, solidifying MDH's commitment to providing exceptional service to its customers across the globe. 

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Feb
27
2024

Piranha Aerospace and First Aviation Services Inc. Partner to Expand Presence in Airbus Helicopter Aftermarket

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Anaheim, CA, February 27, 2024 – First Aviation Services Inc., a market leader in component repair for rotary wing aircraft is excited to announce the addition of main rotor blade repair capabilities for the AS350/H130 model aircraft.   Historically, First Aviation and its subsidiary Aviation Blade Services, Inc., are best known for being the largest independent Sikorsky rotor blade MRO with a major presence in the Black Hawk market covering hundreds of parts.  To expand main rotor blade repair capabilities for the AS350/H130 model aircraft, First Aviation has partnered with Piranha Aerospace as their preferred sales path to the Airbus Helicopter operating community.  Piranha Aerospace is a membership-based distributor of aftermarket parts and services based in Boulder City, NV.    Adding AS350/H130 main rotor blade repairs to its offering of over 200 parts and services demonstrates how Piranha Aerospace and its development partners are revolutionizing reductions in direct operating costs through predictable pricing and optimized product offerings.

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Feb
27
2024

Alpine Aerotech Selected for Phenix Solutions Ultra 2XL Exhaust

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Kelowna, BC (February 27th, 2024) — Alpine Aerotech LP and Phenix Solutions Inc. are pleased to announce its partnership in the design, and manufacture of an Exhaust Duct for the Ultra 2XL Heavy Lift VTOL (Vertical Take-Off and Landing) UAS (Unmanned Aerial System). 

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Feb
27
2024

Bell 505 Receives Multiple Certifications for Aircraft Features

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Ahead of HAI Heli-Expo 2024, Bell shared that Garmin’s GFC™ 600H flight control system on the Bell 505 has been approved by European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). In addition to EASA approval, GFC 600H for Bell 505 has previously received FAA and Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) approval. Bell has delivered more than 505 Bell 505s globally and recently announced a signed purchase agreement for a 505 to a Polish customer. The GFC 600H will also be available for viewing in Bell 505, showcased in Bell’s booth at HAI Heli-Expo 2024.

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Feb
27
2024

AviationManuals Sees 26% Increase in SMS Participation as Operators Adopt a More Proactive Stance Towards Safety

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(Rockville, Maryland, February 27, 2023) – Amidst the recent safety focus in the business aviation industry, AviationManuals has seen a 26% increase in ARC Safety Management System participation over the last six months. Many operators are now prioritizing a proactive approach to safety utilizing SMS software to stay ahead of risks that can lead to disruptive incidents, or worse, a catastrophic failure.

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Feb
27
2024

Milestone Signs Lease Agreements with CITIC Offshore Helicopter for Three Heavy Helicopters

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The agreements include the placement of two Sikorsky S-92 helicopters and one Airbus H225 helicopter, all of which are configured for offshore passenger transport and will be deployed on critical offshore oil and gas missions from COHC’s Shenzhen base. The first aircraft, an S-92, has already been delivered with the remaining aircraft scheduled to deliver in the coming months.

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Feb
27
2024

Preowned Twin-Engine Helicopter Market Shows Fewer Sales Globally, but Resilient Pricing and Steady Supply

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ANAHEIM, Calif., February 27, 2024 – Today, at the start of Heli-Expo 2024, Aero Asset, a global helicopter sales and market intelligence firm, announced the release of its 2023 Heli Market Trends Twin-Engine Edition. This popular annual report features proprietary market intelligence and analysis, providing buyers and sellers with valuable insight into the global preowned twin-engine helicopter market.

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Feb
27
2024

ASTRONAUTICS AEROSYNC CONNECTIVITY SOLUTION ON AIRBUS H125 AND H130 HELICOPTERS

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​ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – February 27, 2024 – Astronautics Corporation of America’s AeroSync Mission miniature wireless airborne communication system (mini-WACS) is the line-fit connectivity solution for Airbus Helicopters’ new production H125 and H130 rotorcraft.  It will be available second semester 2024 for retrofit with an Airbus service bulletin for Airbus H125 from S/N 9112.

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Feb
27
2024

Metro Aviation continues to see increase in law enforcement completions

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27 February – Anaheim, CA - The number of law enforcement aircraft completed by Metro Aviation has tripled over the last three years.  The company’s reputation for excellence in helicopter completions, safety, and customer service has led to an increasingly growing number of law enforcement and government agencies seeking out Metro for their completion needs.

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Feb
27
2024

Bristow Group Enhances SAR Capabilities in Norway with Flightcell DZMx and Guardian Mobility G6 Certus 100 Terminal for S-92 Helicopters

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ANAHEIM, Calif., February 27, 2024 — Flightcell and Guardian Mobility proudly announce that Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: VTOL), the leading global provider of innovative and sustainable vertical flight solutions, has selected the Flightcell DZMx and Guardian Mobility G6 Certus 100 terminal for its S-92 search and rescue (SAR) helicopters operating in Norway.

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Feb
27
2024

Airbus and LCI to partner on development of Advanced Air Mobility Ecosystems

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Anaheim, 27 February 2024 – Airbus and LCI, a leading aviation company, have announced a collaboration agreement to jointly develop ecosystems for Advanced Air Mobility (AAM). The collaboration will focus on the development of partnership scenarios and business models in three core AAM areas: strategy, commercialisation and financing.

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Feb
27
2024

Sikorsky Looks to Future Family of VTOL Systems

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ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 27, 2024 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today unveiled its plan to build, test and fly a hybrid-electric vertical takeoff and landing demonstrator (HEX / VTOL) with a tilt-wing configuration. 

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Feb
27
2024

Bell Delivers SUBARU Bell 412EPXs to Two Southern California County Sheriff’s Departments

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Anaheim, California (February 27, 2024) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced the successful deliveries of three SUBARU Bell 412EPXs, two to San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and one to San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, during HAI Heli Expo 2024.

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Feb
27
2024

LCI AND AIRBUS TO PARTNER ON DEVELOPMENT OF ADVANCED AIR MOBILITY ECOSYSTEMS

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HAI Heli-Expo - 27th February, 2024:  LCI, a leading aviation company, and Airbus have announced a collaboration agreement to jointly develop ecosystems for Advanced Air Mobility (AAM).

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Feb
27
2024

Robinson Helicopter Company Reports Strong Growth and Continued Product Development in 2023

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Torrance, CA – February 27, 2024 – Robinson Helicopter Company (RHC), a global leader in civilian rotorcraft, highlights a strong year marked by increased deliveries, product advancements, and workforce expansion.

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Feb
27
2024

Robinson Helicopter Launches New Video Series ‘Climb Higher,’ Spotlighting Global Utilization of Robinson Helicopters in Divers Missions

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Torrance, CA – February 27, 2024 – Robinson Helicopter Company (RHC), a global leader in civilian rotorcraft, releases the first two episodes in its new video series, ‘Climb Higher,’ highlighting how customers and operators around the world utilize Robinson helicopters for their unique missions. The series features the indispensable role that Robinson helicopters play in bridging the gaps between people, places, and possibilities, enabling operators to accomplish a wide range of missions with unparalleled accessibility, efficiency, and effectiveness.

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Feb
27
2024

Robinson Helicopter Company Announces Leadership Transition

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Torrance, CA – February 27, 2024 – Robinson Helicopter Company, Inc. (RHC), a global leader in civilian rotorcraft, announces Kurt Robinson, president and CEO of the privately-owned company, will transition to an advisory role and remain on the board of directors effective immediately. Concurrently, David Smith, formerly Robinson Helicopter’s vice president of operations, has been named the new president and CEO. This leadership transition marks a new chapter in the company’s 50-year history. The last leadership transition occurred in 2010 when founder Frank Robinson retired, and Kurt Robinson was elected president and CEO by the board of directors. Smith becomes only the third to lead the civil aviation company in 50 years.

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Feb
27
2024

SAUDIA TECHNIC JOINS FORCES WITH UNITED ROTORCRAFT TO LEAD IN HELICOPTER MRO CAPABILITIES

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ANAHEIM, CA, FEB. 27, 2024: As a pivotal force in the Kingdom's aviation sector, Saudia Technic, formerly known as Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries, proudly announced today its partnership with United Rotorcraft (UR), a division of Air Methods Corporation, to launch the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's most expansive helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (Part 145) capability.

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Feb
27
2024

LEONARDO AND METRO AVIATION SIGN DISTRIBUTOR AGREEMENT FOR THE AW09 HELICOPTER IN NORTH AMERICA WITH COMMITTMENT FOR 30 UNITS

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Rome – 27 February 2024 – Leonardo and Metro Aviation, a prime privately-owned HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service) operator and service provider in the US, have announced the signing of a Distributor Agreement for the AW09 next generation single engine helicopter. Metro will act as a Leonardo distributor for the type in the US and Canada for all civil market applications. The Distributor Agreement includes a commitment for 30 units that will translate into Preliminary Sales Contracts.

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Feb
27
2024

MALAYSIAN MARITIME ENFORCEMENT AGENCY SELECTS THE AW189 TO MEET LONG RANGE SAR MISSION REQUIREMENT

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Anaheim – 27 February 2024 – The Leonardo AW189 super medium helicopter’s success grows stronger in Malaysia and Asia. The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has selected the type for its long range search and rescue requirement. Four aircraft will be delivered under a contract signed with Galaxy Aerospace Malaysia Sdn Bhd between 2025 and 2026, adding to a fleet of three AW139s already in service and testifying the reliance of the operator on Leonardo’s latest generation rotorcraft technology.

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Feb
27
2024

LEONARDO’S AW139 FLEET IN AUSTRALIA GROWS STRONGER WITH ORDER FOR THREE MORE HEMS/SAR HELICOPTERS BY LIFEFLIGHT AUSTRALIA

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Anaheim, 27 February 2024 – Leonardo has announced a further growth in presence of the AW139 intermediate twin-engine helicopter in Australia at Heli-Expo 2024, with orders for three more aircraft by LifeFlight Australia. These add to two additional aircraft for LifeFlight’s joint venture partner StarFlight, that had been ordered in late 2023. The helicopters will be used to carry out emergency medical service and search and rescue response missions in Queensland with deliveries expected in late 2024.

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Feb
27
2024

Whirly-Girls International Scholarship Fund Exceeds $600,000 in 2024 Scholarship Awards and Mid-Year Scholarship Offering

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Whirly-Girls International, a non-profit, educational, and charitable organization dedicated to advancing women in the helicopter aviation industry, has announced the recipients of the 2024 Whirly-Girls Scholarship Awards.  The scholarships were awarded at the Whirly-Girls Annual Reception during HAI HELI-EXPO in Anaheim, California.  Thanks to the support of aviation leaders, 39 scholarships were bestowed upon deserving female aviators, the largest scholarship program in the helicopter industry.

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Feb
27
2024

LEONARDO AND SLOANE STRENGHEN PARTNERSHIP IN THE UK AND IRELAND COMMERCIAL HELICOPTER MARKET WITH AW09 AND AW109 TYPES DEALS

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Rome, 27 February 2024 – Leonardo and Sloane announced at Heli-Expo 2024 a major reinforcement of their collaboration in the UK and Ireland commercial helicopter market with the signing of Preliminary Sales Contracts for nine AW09 next-generation single engine aircraft, and new orders for two AW109 Grand New and two AW109 Trekker light twins.

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