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Jan
28
2020

Bell Announces New Technological Enhancements Available for Full Commercial Aircraft Portfolio

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Anaheim, CA (January 28, 2019) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today new equipment enhancements across its current in-production commercial aircraft during Helicopter Association International’s annual Heli-Expo in Anaheim, California.

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Jan
28
2020

Versatility and Flexibility: An update on AW609 Tiltrotor Training

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Anaheim - Developing and fielding state of the art, industry transforming aircraft such as the AW139, has become a matter of routine for Leonardo. This trend continues with the recently fielded AW169 light intermediate twin-engine helicopter, and soon to enter market AW609 tiltrotor. Over the last year, concurrent with aircraft development activities, Leonardo launched an initiative to develop high quality, realistic training for the AW609 tiltrotor, including the production of the first AW609 full flight simulator.

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Jan
28
2020

AeroBrigham Showcases Vintage Bell 212 at Heli-Expo

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January 28, 2020 -- Decatur, Texas - This IFR Helicopter was purchased NEW in 1977 by Dr. Forrest Bird. Dr. Bird was noted for his work with oxygen systems in the aviation and medical fields. He was an avid aviation supporter his entire life and maintained an aviation museum with dozens of aircraft on display until his death the age of 94.

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Jan
28
2020

Aerometals to Showcase Sikorsky S70i EIBF during Heli-Expo

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January 28, 2020 - Sacramento, CA - Aerometals, an aerospace design, engineering and manufacturing specialty leader for over 35 years will be showcasing the latest application of their new generation Engine Inlet Barrier Filter (EIBF) during the upcoming HAI Heli-Expo in Anaheim, California. The company will display an S-70i Firehawk® operated by City of San Diego Fire-Rescue Air Operations Department with an installed Aerometals EIBF system.

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Jan
28
2020

NEMSPA launches new website

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Collierville, Tennessee (January 28, 2020) – The National EMS Pilots Association (NEMSPA, Booth 6416) announced the launch of their new website today at HELI-EXPO.

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Jan
28
2020

CAMTS Awards First Accreditation for Special Operations – Medical Retrieval

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ANAHEIM- Jan. 28, 2020: The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) awarded its first ever Special Operations Accreditation on Jan. 24, 2020 to Burleson, Texas-based Air Center Helicopters. CAMTS developed and approved accreditation standards in 2019 for services that provide Search and Rescue and Personnel Recovery operations often contracted by the government to assist military and paramilitary operations in remote parts of the world.

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Jan
28
2020

Leonardo Helicopters Philadelphia delivers 300th AW139 helicopter

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Philadelphia, - Leonardo delivered on January 24 the 300th AW139 assembled at its Northeast Philadelphia facility. The aircraft is a Boeing MH-139A Grey Wolf assigned to the United States Air Force. The site, which serves as Leonardo Helicopters’ North America headquarters, has been operational since 1980 and employs over 700. Leonardo Helicopters Philadelphia also manufactures the AW119 helicopter, a variant of which was selected by the U.S. Navy on January 13, and the world’s first commercial tiltrotor, the AW609.

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Jan
28
2020

MD HELICOPTERS OFFERS GLASS COCKPIT SOLUTIONS FOR MD 500E AND MD 520N AIRCRAFT

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Mesa, Ariz., January 28, 2020 - MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announces the integration of digital, all-glass cockpit solutions for its MD 500E and MD 520N single-engine helicopters. Based on the FAA-certified flight deck for the MD 530F, the cockpit design for these 500-series aircraft will feature high resolution LCD displays housed in an elegant slim line console.

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Jan
28
2020

Guardian Mobility expands its product portfolio

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Anaheim, Calif. – Guardian Mobility announced today the official launch of its G4C dual-mode flight tracking system designed for fleet operators worldwide with missions moving in and out of remote or metropolitan areas.

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Jan
28
2020

EC145e owners react to the aircraft’s performance

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28 January 2020 – Anaheim, Calif. – Air medical program managers from around the country currently operating an EC145e have announced their support for this one-of-a-kind aircraft. HELI-EXPO 2020 attendees can see the airframe up-close at Metro Aviation’s booth (#3624). The aircraft is available in both VFR and IFR configurations, allowing it to the meet the requirements of any mission.

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Jan
28
2020

Boeing Gets $54M Army Modification for Apache Helicopter Retrofit Kits, Software Dev't Services - ExecutiveBiz

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Boeing Gets $54M Army Modification for Apache Helicopter Retrofit Kits, Software Dev't

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Jan
28
2020

The Last Flight of Kobe Bryant - AviationPros.com

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The Last Flight of Kobe Bryant  AviationPros.com

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Jan
28
2020

Sikorsky Expands Commercial Offerings with S-92A+Upgrade Kit and new production S-92B Helicopter - AviationPros.com

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Sikorsky Expands Commercial Offerings with S-92A+Upgrade Kit and new production S-92B

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Jan
28
2020

Leonardo to Acquire Kopter With the Aim of Extending Its Helicopter Market Leadership - AviationPros.com

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Leonardo to Acquire Kopter With the Aim of Extending Its Helicopter Market

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Jan
28
2020

Erickson Announces the S-64f+ Air Crane Helicopter - AviationPros.com

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Erickson Announces the S-64f+ Air Crane Helicopter  AviationPros.com

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Jan
28
2020

World’s top aerial firefighting agencies equipping FIREHAWK® fleets with Collins Aerospace’s Goodrich rescue hoist

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 28, 2020) – Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced that three of the world’s top aerial firefighting agencies are equipping their helicopters with the company’s newest rescue hoist, the Goodrich 44318. The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) selected the hoist for their S-70i FIREHAWK helicopters, while the Santa Barbara County Fire Department (SBCFD) selected the hoist for an HH-60L BLACK HAWK® helicopter it is converting to aerial firefighting configuration.

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Jan
28
2020

Pilot of Kobe Bryant’s helicopter tried to avoid heavy fog before crash - FOX 29 News Philadelphia

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Pilot of Kobe Bryant’s helicopter tried to avoid heavy fog before crash  FOX 29 News Philadelphia

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Jan
28
2020

Rotortrade Selects Heli-One To Perform Two H225 Return-to-Service

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January 28, 2020 – Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, will perform two Return-to-Service programs for two H225s for Rotortrade, a leading international helicopter distributor. The work will take place at Heli-One Poland in Rzeszow, Poland.

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Jan
28
2020

Blueberry Aviation celebrates its 400th Helicopter Transaction at Heli-Expo 2020 Anaheim

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Anaheim, January 2020 - Blueberry Aviation is proud to announce it has reached the benchmark of 400 helicopter transactions for a moved asset value totalling 1 billion USD and 150 commercial aircraft transactions for a total asset value of 3.3 billion USD since 2003.

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Jan
28
2020

Helicopter crashes like Kobe Bryant's have become more common - Quartz

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Helicopter crashes like Kobe Bryant's have become more common  Quartz

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Jan
28
2020

Kobe Bryant’s helicopter may have gotten lost in the fog, experts say - MarketWatch

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Kobe Bryant’s helicopter may have gotten lost in the fog, experts say  MarketWatch

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Jan
27
2020

Kobe Bryant private helicopter crash was in a Sikorsky S-76 type - Business Insider - INSIDER

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Kobe Bryant private helicopter crash was in a Sikorsky S-76 type - Business Insider  INSIDER

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Jan
27
2020

Kobe Bryant private helicopter crash was in a Sikorsky S-76 type - Business Insider - Business Insider

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Kobe Bryant private helicopter crash was in a Sikorsky S-76 type - Business Insider  Business

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Jan
27
2020

What We Know About Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter - Slate

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What We Know About Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter  Slate

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Jan
27
2020

Applied Video Imaging Extends Product Warranty to 3 Years

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Charlottesville, VA, January 27, 2020 – Applied Video Imaging LLC, a leading innovator and original equipment manufacturer of rugged video system components, announced today the warranty period for all AVI products has been extended to three years from the previous two- year warranty. Users who have already purchased AVI products will also get the new three-year warranty applied to their product from the original date of purchase. Users who have purchased an additional one-year extended warranty will have the warranty automatically extended to four years or can optionally request credit to towards any new purchase.

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Jan
27
2020

Luma Technologies offers Goggle Ready LED Solutions for UH-60 / S-70 Operators

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Bellevue, WA January 22nd, 2020 – Luma Technologies known for their broad line of LED Caution Warning panels and displays announced the introduction of an LED upgrade suite for the UH-60 / S-70 platforms. The three-unit package includes the primary 82-station Caution Advisory Panel complemented by a pair of drop-in replacements for the six-station clusters of primary warning lights and master caution reset switch linked to the main panel. All are installed by STC in less than two hours which is slated for approval later this spring.

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Jan
27
2020

Investigation underway to determine cause of California helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, 8 others - USA TODAY

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Investigation underway to determine cause of California helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, 8

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Jan
27
2020

FLIGHTSAFETY EXPANDS ITS HELICOPTER TRAINING PROGRAMS AND SERVICES WITH NEW LEVEL D QUALIFIED SIMULATORS FOR THE AIRBUS HELICOPTERS EC145 AND LEONARDO AW139

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LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (January 27, 2020) – FlightSafety International announces the expansion of its helicopter training programs and services with new Level D qualified simulators for the Airbus Helicopters EC145 and Leonardo AW139.

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Jan
27
2020

NBA legend Kobe Bryant dead in LA-area helicopter crash - NBC News

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NBA legend Kobe Bryant dead in LA-area helicopter crash  NBC News

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Jan
27
2020

Kobe Bryant flew in thick fog that had grounded law enforcement helicopters - Los Angeles Times

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Kobe Bryant flew in thick fog that had grounded law enforcement helicopters  Los Angeles Times

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