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Feb
08
2022

Leonardo and Vertical Aerospace announce collaboration on Fuselage Development Program

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Vertical Aerospace (“Vertical”) (NYSE:EVTL), a leading aerospace and technology company that is pioneering zero-emissions aviation, today announced that it has agreed a joint development program with Leonardo for the design, testing, manufacture and supply of the carbon composite fuselage for Vertical’s VX4 electric aircraft.

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Feb
08
2022

DART Aerospace Receives FAA Supplemental Type Certification for the five-bladed H145 Emergency Float Systems with Integrated Liferafts

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Montreal, Canada  – DART Aerospace has received FAA Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for its Emergency Float System with Integrated Liferafts for the five-bladed Airbus H145. This certification comes alongside its existing TCCA & EASA approvals.

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Feb
08
2022

PAC International completes paint upgrade to second Huey for Michigan State

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PAC International recently completed an exterior refurbishment on a second Bell UH-1H for Michigan State Police. The Michigan State Police use the UH-1 for law enforcement support missions as well as search and rescue.

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Feb
09
2022

NTSB Final Report: Glide, Oregon

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The pilot of the helicopter reported that, while conducting an aerial application over an open area, the main rotor blades struck a tree that he had previously not seen. Subsequently, the helicopter began to spin to the left and impacted the terrain. The helicopter sustained substantial damage to the fuselage and tailboom. The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the helicopter that would have precluded normal operation.

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Feb
09
2022

NTSB Final Report: Gonzales, Louisiana

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The pilot reported that he was approaching to land at night when the helicopter tail rotor struck a tree. He felt the helicopter “shake a little” and noticed it was “falling.” The pilot attempted to cushion the landing by increasing collective and the helicopter came to rest on both skids upright. The helicopter fuselage and tail rotor sustained damaged during the hard landing. The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the helicopter that would have precluded normal operation.

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Feb
09
2022

Bell 505 Global Fleet Achieves 100,000 Flight Hours

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Fort Worth, TX (9 Feb. 2022) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that the Bell 505 achieved 100,000 global fleet hours. Since the first Bell 505 customer delivery in 2017, Bell has completed more than 360 Bell 505 global deliveries, enabling successful missions with the world’s most advanced short light single aircraft.

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Feb
11
2022

Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing Selects Honeywell Engine To Power DEFIANT X®

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PHILADELPHIA, — Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), and Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced Honeywell (NYSE: HON) as the engine provider for DEFIANT X®, the advanced helicopter for the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) competition.

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Feb
11
2022

NTSB Final Report: Randolph, Wisconsin

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The pilot reported that while making a turn at the end of a field following an aerial application pass, the helicopter struck power lines and subsequently impacted the ground. The helicopter sustained substantial damage to the fuselage and main rotor system. The pilot did not report any preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the helicopter that would have precluded normal operations. The pilot reported he was aware of the power lines but misjudged the position of the helicopter with reference to the lines and realized that he did not have sufficient room to make the turn without impacting the lines. The pilot stopped the turn and lowered the collective to attempt to pass under the power lines. The helicopter impacted the lower string of lines and impacted the ground, coming to rest almost upright.

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Feb
14
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: Fallon, NV

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AIRCRAFT INCURRED A TAIL STRIKE, THEN LANDED ON A HANGAR ROOF AND FELL THROUGH, FALLON, NV.

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Feb
14
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: Eldorado, IL

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AIRCRAFT BEFORE TAKEOFF, PILOT NOTICED A FLASH REFLECTING IN THE WINDSCREEN AND SMOKE FILLED THE CABIN DUE TO TWO LITHIUM BATTERIES IN THE PARAMEDICS POCKETS, ELDORADO, IL.

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