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Apr
05
2022

Marines Complete CH-53K® Initial Operational Test & Evaluation Test Vignettes

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STRATFORD, Conn., April 5, 2022 -- Demonstrating its advanced capabilities in the fleet environment, the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter completed Initial Operational Test & Evaluation test vignettes (IOT&E) paving the way for the expected declaration by the U.S. Marine Corps of  Initial Operational Capability (IOC) later this year and a Full Rate Production decision in 2023.

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Tags: CH-53K Lockheed Martin US Marines
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Apr
05
2022

Collins Aerospace and FlightAware deliver new Foresight ETAs to the cockpit via Datalink

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SAN DIEGO (April 5, 2022) – Collins Aerospace and FlightAware, a Collins Aerospace business, are unlocking the power of data to help operators and ground crews optimize their time and resources. ARINCDirectSM datalink customers will now receive Foresight™ ETAs through uplink via their Flight Management System (FMS) along with a suite of other FlightAware features at no additional cost.

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Tags: ARINCDirectSM Collins Aerospace FlightAware
Categories: Press Releases


Apr
05
2022

U.S. Army National Guard to operate first UH-72B in Arizona

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Washington D.C., April 5, 2022 - After taking delivery of the first UH-72B Lakota helicopter in September last year, the U.S. Army National Guard is finalizing its training and will begin fielding the new helicopter with numerous state Guard units, beginning with Arizona. Subsequent states to operate the new 5-bladed UH-72B include Colorado and New Mexico later this year, followed by additional National Guard units as new UH-72B helicopters are delivered.

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Tags: Airbus UH-72B US Army National Guard
Categories: Press Releases


Apr
05
2022

LCI AND SMFL DOUBLE JOINT VENTURE FLEET TO US$420 MILLION IN TWO YEARS

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5th April, 2022 – LCI, a leading aviation leasing company, and Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Company, Limited (SMFL), have acquired and committed to a further five next generation helicopters.  

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Tags: LCI Leasing Company Limited SMFL Sumitomo Mitsui Finance
Categories: Press Releases


Apr
04
2022

NTSB Final Report: Oxnard, CA

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The operator reported that this was the helicopters third flight of the day. However, this was the first paint material load of the day. As the pilot made his third pass over the greenhouses, he noticed that he was using more left cyclic to maintain level flight. He continued to spray in attempt to correct any load imbalances, however, the helicopter continued to lean further to the right. The pilot maneuvered away from the greenhouses. The helicopter’s right turn continued to increase until it impacted the ground at about a 45o bank. A post impact fire ensued and completely consumed the helicopter.

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Tags: NTSB Report Oxnard
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Apr
04
2022

Sikorsky Leverages Established High-Tech Manufacturing For Faster, More Affordable Production On RAIDER X®

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WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, April 4, 2022 – The Sikorsky RAIDER X® competitive prototype (CP) for the U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) is more than 85 percent complete, progressing 50 percent faster through production and assembly compared to legacy programs and resulting in a cost-effective, transformational aircraft.

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Tags: FARA RAIDER X Silorksy US Army
Categories: Press Releases


Apr
04
2022

Garmin expands its cost-effective navigation database solutions to non-WAAS GNS navigators

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OLATHE, Kan. – Garmin® International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., today announced that it has expanded the availability of its Garmin Navigation Database to include non-WAAS GNS navigators. The Garmin Navigation Database is available for a variety of Garmin avionics, including WAAS GNS navigators, and offers a trusted and convenient solution to incorporate the latest navigation information. Ready to support both VFR and IFR flights, the Garmin Navigation Database includes instrument procedures, frequencies, airport data and more.

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Tags: Garmin
Categories: Press Releases


Apr
01
2022

NTSB Preliminary Report: GARNETT, KS

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FAA Accident and Incident Notification: GARNETT, KS

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Tags: FAA Accident Report GARNETT KS
Categories: Press Releases


Apr
01
2022

Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing selects Collins Aerospace seating, Perigon™ computer for DEFIANT X® helicopter

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (March 31, 2022) – Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing has selected Collins Aerospace to provide all three seating platforms and its Perigon™ computer for the DEFIANT X® advanced utility helicopter, a finalist for the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) competition.

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Tags: DEFIANT X FLRAA Lockheed Martin Perigon Sikorsky US Army
Categories: Press Releases


Apr
01
2022

Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing Adds to Team DEFIANT

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WASHINGTON, D.C., March 31, 2022 — Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), and Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced six new members of Team DEFIANT. These supplier teammates will join the team to support DEFIANT X®, the advanced helicopter for the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) competition.

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Tags: DEFIANT DEFIANT X FLRAA Lockheed Martin Sikorsky US Army
Categories: Press Releases

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