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Mar
14
2022

Leonardo and Rotortrade extend their collaboration in the global civil helicopter pre-owned market with Distributor Agreement renewal

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Leonardo and Rotortrade announced on 8 March, during Heli-Expo 2022 in Dallas, TX their intention to move forward in their long-established partnership in the global pre-owned civil helicopter market, renewing the Distributor Agreement which, starting in 2013, made Rotortrade the sole international distributor of Leonardo’s pre-owned helicopters.  

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Tags: Heli Expo Leonardo Rotortrade
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Mar
11
2022

AUSTRALIA’S NAUTILUS AVIATION ADDS FIVE BELL 407GXi HELICOPTERS

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Fort Worth, TX (March 11, 2022) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced the sale of five Bell 407GXi helicopters to Nautilus Aviation in Australia.  

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Tags: 407GXi Bell Bell Textron Heli Expo Nautilus Aviation Textron
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Mar
11
2022

Bell Launches Designer Series Interior for the Bell 429

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Dallas, TX (March 10, 2022) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, introduced a new Designer Series interior for the Bell 429. The Bell 429 complete with the new interior debuted at HAI’s Heli-Expo.

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Tags: Bell Bell 429 Bell Textron Heli Expo Textron
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Mar
11
2022

EUROTEC ORDERS 5 HELITOWCARTS

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Levis, Quebec – March 10, 2022 – Helitowcart is pleased to announce the sale of five Helitowcarts to Eurotec. The sale includes a variety of ground handling units including Heli-Carriers, which are compatible with several aircraft types and with the use of the counterweight balance to lift the helicopter, they make moving aircraft effortless and a safe one-person operation.

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Tags: Eurotec Heli Expo Helitowcart
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Mar
11
2022

Metropolitan Nashville Police Department orders two Airbus H125 helicopters

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Dallas, March 10, 2022 – The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department has announced plans to enhance its crime fighting capabilities with two new Airbus H125 helicopters.

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Tags: Airbus H125 Heli Expo Metropolitan Nashville Police Department
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Mar
11
2022

Helicopter Association International Closes Successful HAI HELI-EXPO 2022

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Alexandria, Va. (March 10, 2022) - As HAI HELI-EXPO 2022 comes to a close, the global rotorcraft community demonstrated an eagerness to put the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting social and business disruptions behind them. The four-day event, produced by Helicopter Association International, welcomed 13,083 helicopter professionals from 72 countries.

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Tags: HAI Heli Expo
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Mar
10
2022

Boston MedFlight orders its first five-bladed H145

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Dallas, March 10, 2022 – Boston MedFlight has just signed an order for its first five-bladed H145 helicopter as part of a fleet renewal and expansion project to support an increased need for critical care transportation in New England.

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Tags: Airbus Boston MedFlight H145 Heli Expo
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Mar
10
2022

BLR/Skywork AS355 FastFin Certification Program

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DALLAS, TEXAS,   March 10, 2022 - BLR Aerospace, Booth #8653 at HAI Heli-Expo 2022, is pleased to announce a partnership with Skywork Helicopters Limited, New Zealand’s leading provider of helicopter services, to certify the BLR FastFin® on the AS355 model. Certification is expected by the end of the 2nd quarter of 2022.

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Tags: AS355 BLR Aerospace FastFin Heli Expo Skywork Helicopters Limited
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Mar
10
2022

MD HELICOPTERS ENTERS LONG-TERM MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT WITH HOUSTON PD

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DALLAS, TEXAS, March 10, 2022 – MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) has entered an exclusive five-year maintenance agreement with Houston Police Department to perform drive train component maintenance for the department’s eight MD 500E helicopters.

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Tags: Heli Expo Houston Police Department MD 500E MD Helicopters MDHI
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Mar
10
2022

Swiss Air-Rescue Service Rega orders nine five-bladed H145s

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Dallas, 10 March 2022 – The Swiss Air-Rescue Service Rega has ordered nine five-bladed Airbus H145s to replace its current four-bladed versions. Rega’s new H145s will come equipped with a state-of-the-art navigation system that will enhance the mission capabilities and the safety of operations.

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Tags: Airbus H145 Heli Expo Swiss Air-Rescue
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Mar
10
2022

GPMS Collaborates with MD Helicopters to Achieve Foresight MX STC on MD530

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DALLAS (HELI-EXPO 2022) – March 08, 2022 – GPMS, a leader in the field of helicopter health monitoring systems, announced today that it has collaborated with MD Helicopters, Wysong Enterprises, and Tennessee Valley Authority to achieve the FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its Foresight MX predictive Health & Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) on the MD530 platform.

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Tags: GPMS Heli Expo MD Helicopters Tennessee Valley Authority Wysong Enterprises
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Mar
10
2022

Becker Avionics Partners with BendixKing and AvPanels for Innovation

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March 10, 2022 - Miramar, FL - BendixKing from Pheonix, Arizona, Becker Avionics from Miramar Florida, and AvPanels from Ft. Worth Texas are pleased to announce the cooperative development of a new glass panel cockpit for the Robinson R44 helicopter to be featured in the booth of Helicopter Institute at Heli-Expo 2022 in Dallas Texas.

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Tags: avPanels Becker BendixKing Heli Expo R44 Robinson Helicopters
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Mar
09
2022

Leonardo Virtual Reality for Rear Crew Training: the MITHOS

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Dallas, 09 March 2022 - The new era of mission and cabin crew operators training focused on the latest state of the art augmented reality is going live through the Leonardo Modular Interactive Trainer for Helicopter Operators: the MITHOS.

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Tags: Heli Expo Leonardo MITHOS
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Mar
09
2022

Salt River Project Adds SUBARU BELL 412EPX

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Dallas, TX (9 March 2022) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today at Heli-Expo 2022 the signed purchase agreement by Salt River Project (SRP) for a SUBARU BELL 412EPX. Salt River Project performs critical missions providing water and electricity to the greater Phoenix area.

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Tags: Bell Heli Expo Salt River Project SRP Subaru Bell 412EPX Textron
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Mar
09
2022

PHI expands Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Division, offers MRO services to external parties.

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Global helicopter provider, PHI, has announced the expansion of its Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services. The services will be delivered out of its state-of-the-art facility in Lafayette, Louisiana, as well as being delivered in-field and on-site. 

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Tags: Heli Expo PHI
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Mar
09
2022

Ecocopter orders three H125s and one H145

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Dallas, 9 March 2022 – Ecocopter has ordered three H125s and one H145 to be used for aerial work missions in a variety of industrial sectors. The helicopters will be delivered by the end of 2022 and mid-2023 respectively, and will join Ecocopter’s fleet of 18 helicopters, solely composed of Airbus aircraft, and which carry out operations in Chile, Peru and Ecuador.

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Tags: Airbus Ecocopter H125 Heli Expo
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Mar
09
2022

Airbus partners with Spirit AeroSystems to develop the wings of CityAirbus NextGen

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Dallas, 9 March 2022 – Airbus has signed an agreement with Spirit AeroSystems through its subsidiary for the development of CityAirbus NextGen’s wings. This partnership will support Airbus’ exploration of disruptive aircraft design while complying with the most stringent regulations.

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Tags: Airbus CityAirbus Heli Expo Spirit AeroSystems
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Mar
09
2022

SMARTTECH Signs Purchase Agreement for One Bell 407GXi

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Dallas, TX (March 9, 2022) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced that Mr. David Lukes, CEO of SMARTTECH based in Prague, Czech Republic signed a purchase agreement for a Bell 407GXi. The expected delivery is August 2022 out of Mirabel, Canada.

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Tags: Bell Bell 407 Gxi Heli Expo SMARTTECH Textron
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Mar
09
2022

North Memorial Health bolsters Air Care program, adds two Airbus H135 helicopters to fleet

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Dallas, March 9, 2022 – North Memorial Health is partnering with Airbus for the first time to welcome two new H135 helicopters to its Air Care program in late 2022.

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Tags: Airbus H135 Heli Expo North Memorial Health
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Mar
09
2022

Safran and Bell to collaborate on sustainable aviation fuel initiative for Bell 505

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9 March 2022, Heli-Expo, Dallas - Safran Helicopter Engines  and Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today a collaboration intitiative to explore technical performance and economic impacts of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on the Arrius 2R-powered Bell 505. A single, dedicated Bell 505 aircraft will conduct flights solely with the use of blended SAF. Both Bell and Safran Helicopter Engines will evaluate engine and aircraft performance data to better assess the collateral benefits associated with the incorporation of SAF, a significant tool being used to reach industry carbon reduction objectives.

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Tags: Arrius 2R Powered Bell Bell 505 Heli Expo SAF Safran Textron
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Mar
09
2022

Leonardo and Suzuyo mark first certified helicopter Level D Full Flight Simulator in Japan

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The strong mutual effort and close cooperation by Leonardo and Suzuyo & Co. Ltd. (Suzuyo) have recently achieved to obtain in Japan the certification for an AW139 Level D Full Flight Simulator (FFS). The event marks a major milestone for the first Level D FFS helicopter simulator based in the country. Together with an AW139 Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD) already certified in July 2021, the FFS manufactured by Leonardo in collaboration with CAE covers the entire range of advanced flight simulation training for the Leonardo AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter in Japan. The simulators are installed at Suzuyo facilities located nearby Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport and will be operated by its subsidiary Fuji Aviation Systems (FAS). Further enhancing safety and operation training effectiveness, Leonardo will continue supporting and collaborating to establish the Fuji Training Academy. 

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Tags: AW139 Heli Expo Leonardo Suzuyo Suzuyo & Co.
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Mar
09
2022

Airbus partners with Spirit AeroSystems to develop the wings of CityAirbus NextGen

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Dallas, 9 March 2022 – Airbus has signed an agreement with Spirit AeroSystems through its subsidiary for the development of CityAirbus NextGen’s wings. This partnership will support Airbus’ exploration of disruptive aircraft design while complying with the most stringent regulations.

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Tags: AeroSystems Airbus CityAirbus Heli Expo NextGen
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Mar
09
2022

A host of new performance and safety enhancing technologies for Airbus single engine helicopters

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Dallas, 9 March 2022 - Airbus Helicopters puts the spotlight on recently developed improvements for its single-engine helicopter family aimed at enhancing performance and flight safety.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Heli Expo
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Mar
09
2022

MD HELICOPTERS CELEBRATES STRENGTHENED AFTERMARKET SUPPORT

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DALLAS, TEXAS, March 9, 2022 – MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI)  is pleased to share that it has considerably strengthened aftermarket support for MDHI customers, boosting sales, partnerships, and customer satisfaction.

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Mar
09
2022

BLR Names Attack Logistics their Exclusive Worldwide Distributor for the AH-1 Cobra FastFin+

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DALLAS, TEXAS,  March 9, 2022 - BLR Aerospace is pleased to announce it has entered a strategic partnership with Attack Logistics to become BLR’s exclusive worldwide distributor of its AH-1 Cobra FastFin+® Performance System.  The FastFin+ Performance System combines aerodynamic modifications to the aircraft tailboom and vertical fin, a new modern technology Inlet Barrier Filter, and an oil cooler system efficiency improvement.  This combination offers an increase in useful load allowing full-fuel missions with game-changing munitions load-up.  In addition, the Cobra FastFin+ System increases mission flexibility by improving wind azimuth tolerance while in hover and controllability during slow flight.  The newly designed BLR engine barrier filtration system increases engine efficiency, reduces engine temperature (TGT) and provides improved engine filtration to reduce unscheduled engine removals related to erosion of compressor and turbine gas-path components. 

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Tags: Attack Logistics BLR BLR Aerospace Heli Expo
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Mar
09
2022

BLR’s New UH-60 FastFin Certification Program

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DALLAS, TEXAS,  March 9, 2022 - BLR Aerospace is pleased to announce its UH-60 FastFin® certification program is underway and expects FAA certification in the 3rd quarter of 2022. The FastFin system for the UH-60 utilizes the same proprietary and patented technology that BLR has commercialized and certified on other civilian and military aircraft models.  To date, a significant portion of the engineering and flight testing has been completed.  Flight test data collected and analyzed shows an impressive improvement in useful load and low speed controllability commensurate with other BLR certified FastFin systems.  As with all BLR’s rotorcraft performance enhancing products, once completed and certified, BLR will offer the system along with an FAA certified flight manual supplement allowing expanded operations. 

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Tags: BLR BLR Aerospace FastFin Heli Expo UH-60
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Mar
09
2022

GPMS Announces Deal with Pathfinder Aviation for 20 Foresight MX Systems

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DALLAS – (HELI-EXPO) – March 9, 2022 – GPMS, the leader in helicopter predictive analytics, announced today that Pathfinder Aviation has signed a contract for 20 Foresight MX systems, GPMS’s enhanced Health & Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) solution. These systems will cover Pathfinder’s mixed fleet of AS350 B2, AS350 B3/H125, H135, and Bell 212 helicopters allowing remote aircraft and fleet monitoring with predictive analytics through a common user interface. 

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Tags: Foresight MX GPMS Heli Expo
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Mar
09
2022

Aerometals introduces new flat filter barrier filter design for Airbus 350/130B4/H130 series

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March 9, 2022 - Sacramento, CA - Precision aerospace manufacturing company, Aerometals has announced Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) concurrence for a new flat filter inlet barrier filter (IBF) design for the AS350 and H130 airframe series with both single and dual hydraulic configuration. The new design will be offered as a new filter assembly as well as an upgrade to existing filter assemblies.

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Tags: Aerometals FAA Heli Expo Precision
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Mar
09
2022

Metro Aviation partners with Outerlink Global Solutions to provide another tool to address causes of fatal aviation accidents

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09 MAR 2022 – Dallas, TX – According to the US Helicopter Safety Team (USHST), Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) and Inadvertent flight into Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IIMC) were two of the top three leading causes of all fatal rotorcraft accidents from 2014 to 2018.  Metro Aviation and Outerlink Global Solutions, with the introduction of a first-of-its-kind onboard weather sensor system, aim to change these statistics.

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Tags: Heli Expo Metro Aviation USHST
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Mar
09
2022

Metro Aviation and Genesys Aerosystems enhance HeliSAS autopilot system on EC145e

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09 MAR 2022 – Dallas, TX –In February of 2019, Genesys Aerosystems, a Moog Inc. Company, with support from Metro Aviation, achieved FAA approval for the use of the Genesys HeliSAS (Helicopter Stability Augmentation System) autopilot configuration on the EC145e aircraft. The HeliSAS IFR system has since amassed over 30,000 operational hours of use, allowing pilots and operators an opportunity to provide crucial feedback on the performance of the system.

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Tags: Genesys Aerosystems Heli Expo HeliSAS Metro Aviation
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