• Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Instagram
  • Youtube
Helicopter Flight Training Sponsors
 Search

Categories

 Search

Articles for category Press Releases


Sep
06
2022

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

Posted by Admin

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.

[Read More...]

Tags: Boeing MQ-25 MUM-T Navy US Navy
Categories: Press Releases


Sep
06
2022

GPMS Announces John Byus as Director of Sales for the Americas

Posted by Admin

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.  

[Read More...]

Tags: GPMS John Byus
Categories: Press Releases


Sep
06
2022

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

Posted by Admin

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.

[Read More...]

Tags: DRF Luftrettung
Categories: Press Releases


Sep
06
2022

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

Posted by Admin

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.

[Read More...]

Tags: AS 350B2 G2 Aviation
Categories: Press Releases


Sep
02
2022

NTSB Final Report: Mentone, TX

Posted by Admin

The flight was operated for the purpose of gathering cattle. The pilot departed from a temporary staging area and completed multiple passes in the area over an approximate 1 hour and 40-minute period. Ground support personnel observed the helicopter six times during that time; however, there were no witnesses to the accident. The helicopter wreckage was located near a set of powerlines in an area of low brush. One power transmission line was separated and draped over the intact lin

[Read More...]

Tags: Mentone NTSB Report TX
Categories: Press Releases


Sep
02
2022

NTSB Preliminary Report: San Isidro, TX

Posted by Admin

NTSB Preliminary Report: San Isidro, TX

[Read More...]

Tags: NTSB Report SAN ISIDRO TX
Categories: Press Releases


Sep
02
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: MEDFORD, OR

Posted by Admin

AIRCRAFT LOST LOAD DURING LOGGING ACTIVITY AND MADE A FORCED LANDING, MEDFORD, OR

[Read More...]

Tags: FAA Accident Report MEDFORD OR
Categories: Press Releases


Sep
02
2022

SOUTHEAST AEROSPACE RECEIVES FAA STC FOR BELL 407 HELICOPTER OPERATOR STATION

Posted by Admin

Southeast Aerospace, Inc. (SEA), a leading Aerospace Solutions company, receives Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) number SR04546AT for the installation of their SEA special mission operator station in the Bell 407 helicopter.

[Read More...]

Tags: Bell 407 Bell Flight FAA SEA Southeast Aerospace
Categories: Press Releases


Sep
02
2022

Helicopter Association International Participates in Utah Aviation Workforce Development Roundtable

Posted by Admin

Alexandria, Va. – As part of an ongoing program to address the shortage of helicopter pilots and maintenance professionals, Helicopter Association International (HAI) participated in an Aviation Workforce Development Roundtable in Salt Lake City, Utah.

[Read More...]

Tags: HAI
Categories: Press Releases


Sep
02
2022

MintAir and Jaunt Air Mobility Form Strategic Partnership and Sign eVTOL Letter of Intent for South Korean Advanced Air Mobility Market

Posted by Admin

Incheon, Korea; Dallas, Texas/Montreal, Canada, August 29, 2022 - MintAir Co. LTD ("MintAir") signed a Letter of Intent with Jaunt Air Mobility LLC ("Jaunt") to form a strategic partnership and purchase Jaunt Journey electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. MintAir has agreed to order up to 40 of Jaunt's aircraft to bring air mobility services to the Korean markets. MintAir will serve as Jaunt’s exclusive Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) partner in the Korean market.  

[Read More...]

Tags: eVTOL Jaunt Air Mobility MintAir
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
30
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: HOUSTON, TX

Posted by Admin

AIRCRAFT PRACTICING AUTO-ROTATIONS, LOST CONTROL RESULTING IN THE MAIN ROTOR BLADES CUTTING OFF TAIL BOOM, HOUSTON, TX

[Read More...]

Tags: FAA Report Houston
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
30
2022

SLOANE HELICOPTERS TO SUPPLY NEW CHILDREN’S AIR AMBULANCES

Posted by Admin

Sloane Helicopters, the UK’s longest established and privately-owned helicopter company, is expanding its operations through the recent acquisition of the Children’s Air Ambulance (TCAA) contract.  Sloane will be supplying the Charity with two EMS AW169 helicopters later this year, together with pilots and aircraft maintenance.  Having commenced operations in March 2022, the service is currently operating with an EMS AW109SP GrandNew in the interim period prior to introducing the AW169s later this year.

[Read More...]

Tags: Children's Air Ambulance Sloane Helicopters
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
30
2022

Steadicopter and Viking Drone Packaging launch new capability for transporting critical equipment, including hazardous materials, by air

Posted by Admin

30, August 2022. Steadicopter - a leader in the Rotary Unmanned Aerial Systems (RUAS) industry - has announced its collaboration with UK-based Viking Drone Packaging - leading experts in the fields of packaging, UAS operations and the transport of dangerous goods - with the launch of a new capability for transporting critical equipment, including hazardous materials, by air. The multi-function payload container will be installed on the Black Eagle 50 E platform.

[Read More...]

Tags: Steadicopter
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
26
2022

Leonardo and Boeing Deliver First Four MH-139A Helicopters to U.S. Air Force

Posted by Admin

PHILADELPHIA,  Leonardo and Boeing have delivered the first four MH-139A Grey Wolf test helicopters to the U.S. Air Force as the service looks to replace its aging fleet of UH-1N helicopters. The Grey Wolf is a multi-mission helicopter – based on Leonardo’s proven dual-use AW139 helicopter – designed to protect intercontinental ballistic missiles and transport U.S. government officials and security forces. Boeing was awarded a $2.4 billion contract in Sept. 2018 for up to 80 helicopters, training systems and associated support equipment.

[Read More...]

Tags: Air Force AW139 Leonardo MH-139 Grey Wolf UH-1N US Air Force
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
26
2022

GPMS Welcomes Tom Benson to Board of Directors

Posted by Admin

Waterbury, VT  – GPMS, provider of the helicopter industry’s most advanced Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) known as Foresight MX, announced today that it has appointed Tom Benson to its board of directors. Benson, an accomplished C-level executive with a strong record of leading software-as-a-service companies, will help guide the company’s strategy and direction as it navigates growth and demand for its Foresight MX product.

[Read More...]

Tags: Foresight MX GPMS
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
26
2022

Precision Aviation Group, Inc. enters into a definitive agreement to acquire PTB Group

Posted by Admin

Atlanta, GA – Atlanta-based Precision Aviation Group, Inc. (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the aerospace and defense industries, announces that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire PTB Group (PTB). 

[Read More...]

Tags: PAG Precision Aviation Group PTB Group
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
24
2022

AIR METHODS ANNOUNCES $31M INVESTMENT IN AIR MEDICAL SERVICES FOR THE STATE OF NEW YORK

Posted by Admin

Denver, CO – August 23, 2022 – LifeNet of New York, a subsidiary of Air Methods, the leading air medical service provider in the U.S. with over 300 bases nationwide, made a major investment to update and expand the company’s air medical services in the state of New York.  This more than $31 million investment included upgraded aircraft and new clinical equipment spanning the state.  

[Read More...]

Tags: Air Methods LifeNet
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
24
2022

HAI issues RFI for Safety, Training, and Operations Services

Posted by Admin

Alexandria, Va. (August 23, 2022) – As part of an ongoing plan to offer improved programs for its members, Helicopter Association International (HAI) is seeking sources for safety risk management, training and certification, and flight data management services. Interested respondents have until September 6, 2022, to seek clarifying information, and the deadline for submission of responses to HAI is September 23, 2022.

[Read More...]

Tags: HAI
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
23
2022

Leonardo’s commitment to aerospace innovation in the South West of England marked through iAero tenancy

Posted by Admin

Yeovil, 23/08/2022 - Leonardo is now an anchor tenant at the new aerospace centre iAero, located next to the company’s site in Yeovil, Somerset - the ‘Home of British Helicopters’. This tenancy highlights the company’s continued commitment to aerospace innovation in the region and beyond.

[Read More...]

Tags: Leonardo
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
23
2022

Bell Makes Debut as First Major Helicopter Manufacturer to Exhibit at ONS 2022

Posted by Admin

Stavanger, Norway (23 August 2022) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced the Bell 525 Relentless mockup will be on display at the 2022 ONS Conference and Exhibit, August 27 through September 2. As the first and only helicopter company exhibiting at the event, Bell will provide aircraft tours and discuss the superior support and service offerings available for customers. 

[Read More...]

Tags: Bell Bell 525 Bell Textron Textron
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
22
2022

Precision Aviation Group, Inc. enters into a definitive agreement to acquire PTB Group

Posted by Admin

Atlanta, GA – August 22, 2022– Atlanta-based Precision Aviation Group, Inc. (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the aerospace and defense industries, announces that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire PTB Group (PTB). 

[Read More...]

Tags: PAG
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
22
2022

NTSB Final Report: Dustin, OK

Posted by Admin

On March 26, 2021, about 1515 central daylight time, a Robinson Helicopter Company R44 II, N178DF, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Dustin, Oklahoma. The private pilot and one passenger received serious injuries, and two passengers received minor injuries. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 aerial observation flight.

[Read More...]

Tags: Dustin NTSB Report OK
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
22
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: SAN ISIDRO, TX

Posted by Admin

AIRCRAFT CRASHED UNDER UNKNOWN CIRCUMSTANCES ON A RANCH, SAN ISIDRO, TX.

[Read More...]

Tags: FAA Accident Report SAN ISIDRO TX
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
22
2022

Rotorcraft Pro Rebrands as Rotor Pro

Posted by Admin

Beginning in August of 2022, the vertical lift industry media company Rotorcraft Pro, will rebrand itself to be Rotor Pro in order to broaden its horizons in an evolving industry.

[Read More...]

Tags: RotorPro
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
19
2022

AEM Announces Retirement of CEO, Brian Wall, and Taylor Wylie Is Named General Manager

Posted by Admin

Kelowna, BC, August 18, 2022 – Anodyne Electronics Manufacturing Corp. (AEM) announces today that Chief Executive Officer Brian Wall will retire, effective August 19, 2022. To ensure a smooth transition, Wall will continue to serve AEM in a consulting role for the next 12 months and has joined the board of Structural Monitoring Systems PLC.

[Read More...]

Tags: AEM
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
19
2022

White House explores adoption of eVTOL and drones at Advanced Air Mobility Summit

Posted by Admin

On August 3, 2022, the White House held a summit on advanced air mobility, including drones and electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. The summit was hosted by the White House Office of Science and Technology and included presentations from Senator Bill Nelson, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Administrator, Billy Nolen, the Acting Administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and Joby Aviation founder and CEO JoeBen Bevirt. Other speakers included representatives from the Commercial Drone Alliance, the Choctaw Nation, the U.S. Army, the National Football League, and the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice, among others.

[Read More...]

Tags: Reed Smith
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
19
2022

NTSB Final Report: Monrovia, IN

Posted by Admin

On July 24, 2020, about 1316 eastern daylight time, a Brantly B2B helicopter, N383ES, was destroyed when it was involved in an accident near Monrovia, Indiana. The pilot was fatally injured. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 maintenance test flight.

[Read More...]

Tags: IN Monrovia NTSB Report
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
19
2022

FAA Awards $2.7M in Drone Research to Support Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Response

Posted by Admin

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded $2.7 million to support research on how drones can assist in disaster preparedness and in emergencies. 

[Read More...]

Tags: FAA
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
17
2022

NTSB Final Report: Christmas Valley, OR

Posted by Admin

According to the accident pilot, after transferring a patient from Klamath Falls, Oregon to Bend, Oregon, he received a request from his dispatch to collect a patient in Christmas Valley, Oregon. He reviewed weather information from stations surrounding the destination as there was no local weather reporting facility at the destination. The pilot recalled that the expected winds were from the northwest at 15-20 kts sustained, and gusting to 30 kts, but were acceptable for the flight. After a preflight inspection he departed on the accident flight with three flight crewmembers. They did not experience any significant weather while enroute to their destination and the helicopter was operating within its normal limitations. The pilot approached the airport by entering the airport traffic pattern from the north for a landing to the west as the winds were from the west/northwest. He recalled that the windspeeds at the time of arrival were approximately 15-20 kts and gusting between 25-30 kts.

[Read More...]

Tags: Christmas Valley hristmas Valley NTSB Report OR OR
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
17
2022

U.S. Navy Expands CH-53K® Training With Additional Simulators

Posted by Admin

ORLANDO, Fla., August 17, 2022 – The United States Marines will gain additional training opportunities preparing them to operate the Sikorsky CH-53K heavy lift helicopter. The aircraft is the  most modern and powerful helicopter in Department of Defense inventory capable of moving troops and equipment from ship to shore, and to higher altitude terrain, more quickly and effectively than ever before.

[Read More...]

Tags: CH-53K Lockheed Martin Marines US Marine Corps
Categories: Press Releases

1 ... 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 ... 31