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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
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
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

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
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
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

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

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

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

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
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

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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