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Jul
01
2024

Boeing Delivers First CH-47F Block II Chinook Aircraft to U.S. Army

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PHILADELPHIA, July 1,  2024 - In support of ongoing U.S. Army modernization efforts, Boeing [NYSE: BA] delivered the first CH-47F Block II Chinook. The aircraft is one of up to 465 in the Army’s fleet that will be modernized to the new Block II configuration.

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Jul
02
2024

Billings Flying Service Wins First-Ever Type 1 Exclusive Use Contract with Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation

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BILLINGS, MONTANA (July 2, 2024): Montana-based Billings Flying Service (BFS) is pleased to announce it won Montana’s Department of Natural Resources and Conservation’s first exclusive use type 1 helicopter firefighting contract. BFS is providing a tanked CH-47 Chinook helicopter with high-volume precision water drop capability for the summer fire season contract, which started July 1. The aircraft will be based in Montana, however, could be mobilized to surrounding states under a cooperative agreement in place between the US Forest Service and State of Montana. 

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Jul
03
2024

Stellantis Invests Additional $55 Million In Archer Following Recent Flight Test Milestone

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AMSTERDAM and SANTA CLARA, CA, July 2, 2024 – Stellantis N.V. (NYSE: STLA / Euronext Milan: STLAM / Euronext Paris: STLAP) and Archer Aviation Inc. (NYSE:ACHR), a leader in electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, today announced Archer has received an additional $55 million investment from Stellantis under the companies’ strategic funding agreement following the achievement of its transition flight test milestone last month. 

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Jul
03
2024

Airbus H160 enters into service in the U.S. with PHI Aviation

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Marignane, 03 July 2024 – Airbus has delivered the first H160 in the U.S. to PHI, marking the beginning of H160 operations in the country. This is the first of the initial four H160 helicopters that  PHI will operate for offshore transportation in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Jul
08
2024

Vertical Flight Society Announces Winner of 2024 Alfred Gessow Best Paper Award

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Fairfax, Virginia — The Vertical Flight Society (VFS) announces today the winner of the Society’s prestigious Alfred Gessow Award for the best overall technical paper presented at the 80th Annual Forum and Technology Display. This year’s winning paper is from the Safety Session entitled, Scenario-Based Helicopter Flight Simulation of Accident-Prone Vortex Ring State (VRS) Encounters, by Eleni Sotiropoulos-Georgiopoulos of the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech).

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Jul
08
2024

AIRLIFE UTAH BASE RELOCATES TO BRIGHAM CITY

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BRIGHAM CITY, UT, JULY 2, 2024 – To ensure critically ill and injured patients reach trauma centers faster when every minute counts, AirLife Utah 1 officially relocated its emergency air medical base from Ogden to Brigham City Community Hospital on Monday and continues to provide lifesaving services throughout northern Utah and southwestern Wyoming without disruption. With this relocation, AirLife Utah is now the only air medical service provider based in Box Elder County. 

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Jul
08
2024

FAA Accident Report: INVERMERE, BC

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AIRCRAFT CRASHED UNDER UNKNOWN CIRCUMSTANCES, INVERMERE, BC.

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Jul
08
2024

FAA Accident Report: NEW FLORENCE, MO

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AIRCRAFT CRASHED INTO A FIELD AFTER STRIKING A TREE, NEW FLORENCE, MO.

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Jul
03
2024

Shadin Recognized as Outstanding Supplier

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EDEN PRAIRIE, MN (July 03, 2024)— Shadin Avionics, a small business with more than 40 years of experience, has received an Outstanding Supplier award from Collins Aerospace.

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Jul
08
2024

NTSB Preliminary Report: Bluestem, WA

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On June 19, 2024, about 1620 Pacific daylight time, a Robinson Helicopters R-44 II, N323TT, was destroyed when it was involved in an accident near Bluestem, Washington. The pilot and the pilot-rated-passenger were fatally injured. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight.

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