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Author: Admin


Jan
31
2023

Enstrom Helicopter First Flight

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Enstrom is excited to announce the flight of the first new 480B Helicopter after reopening just eight months ago. The turbine-powered 480B is the 1317th Enstrom helicopter built, and the 255th 480 series helicopter. This aircraft wasn’t an unfinished left-over airframe, but was built using components procured, machined, fabricated, and assembled onsite.

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Tags: 480B Helicopter Enstrom
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Feb
01
2023

Francisco Camoes Joins Schweizer as Sales Director for Latin America

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Fort Worth, Texas (February 1, 2023) — With Schweizer helicopter production back in full gear, Schweizer is pleased to announce Francisco Camoes has joined the helicopter manufacturer as Sales Director for Latin America. Based in Mexico City, Camoes is responsible for supporting government, public agency, military, commercial, and VIP clients with aircraft sales, operational support, parts procurement, and event participation.

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Categories: Press Releases


Feb
01
2023

U.S. Helicopter Safety Team Names FAA’s Wayne Fry as Government Co-Chair

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WASHINGTON DC – Wayne Fry, FAA Flight Standards Division Manager for General Aviation Safety Assurance, has been named the new government co-chairman of the United States Helicopter Safety Team (www.ushst.org).  The USHST was formed in 2013 as a regional partner within the International Helicopter Safety Team (now the Vertical Aviation Safety Team, VAST, https://vast.aero/) to lead a government and industry cooperative effort to promote safety and work to reduce civil helicopter accidents and fatalities.

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Categories: Press Releases


Feb
01
2023

HAI Announces 2023 ROTOR Magazine Photo Contest Winners

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Alexandria, Va. (February 1, 2023) – Helicopter Association International (HAI) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 ROTOR Magazine Photo Contest. The popular contest attracts hundreds of entries annually from photographers around the world.

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Tags: HAI ROTOR Magazine Photo Contest
Categories: Press Releases


Feb
02
2023

Super Bowl Fans: Leave Your Drone at Home

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WASHINGTON – State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., is a “No Drone Zone” for Super Bowl LVII. Drones will be restricted during the following times and days:

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Tags: Drone FAA Super Bowl
Categories: Press Releases


Feb
02
2023

NTSB Final Report: Camp Dwyer, Afghanistan

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During the approach to the airfield at Camp Dwyer, the helicopter entered an uncommanded left yaw while approaching its destination. During the subsequent emergency landing, the helicopter impacted the ground and rolled on its right side, resulting in serious injuries to the three occupants and substantial damage to the helicopter. Investigation found there was no evidence of a preimpact structural failure, nor a main or tail rotor system failure, nor a malfunction of either engine.

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Tags: Afghanistan Camp Dwyer NTSB Report
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Feb
02
2023

Guardia di Finanza opens Air-Naval Operations Simulation Centre in Italy

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Guardia di Finanza (Italy’s Police Force, with general capability in economic and financial matters, is the only maritime Police Force in Italy) opened its Air-Naval Operations Simulation Centre today, during an official ceremony in the presence of institutional and Leonardo representatives. The new centre was developed by the company starting in 2020. Based on customer’s requirements it leverages the most advanced and innovative technologies in the simulation field, and is aimed at training Guardia di Finanza’s crews carrying out air-naval operations.  

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Tags: Guardia di Finanza Italy Leonardo Police
Categories: Press Releases


Feb
02
2023

NAASCO ANNOUNCES LED & HID LIGHTING PROMOTION: SPEND $500 & RECEIVE $100 CREDIT

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Shirley, NY, Thursday, February 2, 2023 – NAASCO, the developers of the ETR-20™ and ETR-25™ Mercury Mod™ starter generator improvement program, has developed a special LED & HID lighting promotion.  The new LED & HID lighting promotion allows aircraft operators to upgrade or replace their existing lighting system at a lower cost.  There are no caps to the program.  For every $500 you spend on LED & HID lighting, you will receive a $100 credit on your next Starter Generator overhaul(s).  This applies to any of our Whelen (WAT) lighting products.

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Categories: Press Releases


Feb
06
2023

Life Flight Network Adds Four Bell 407GXis to Helicopter Air Ambulance Fleet

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Fort Worth, TX (6 Feb. 2023) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today that Life Flight Network, the largest not-for-profit air medical program in the country, will add four additional Bell 407GXi helicopters. These aircraft will bring Life Flight Network’s current operating fleet to seven Bell 407GXis, remaining the largest air medical operator of the Bell 407GXi in the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain West.

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Tags: Bell Life Flight Network Textron
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Feb
06
2023

AIRLIFT 5 IN WESLACO ADDS NEW DEVICE PROVIDING LIFE SAVING EFFORTS FOR CARDIAC ARREST PATIENTS

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Weslaco, TX,  – With February being American Heart Month, crew members at AirLift 5 in Weslaco are proud to have recently added the LUCAS chest compression system to their aircraft to help provide lifesaving efforts during transports, especially when a patient is experiencing cardiac arrest. LUCAS is an automatic chest compression device that provides an accurate rate and depth for patients experiencing cardiac arrest when CPR is required, strengthening the chance of patient survival and recovery.

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Tags: Air Methods AirLift 5 LUCAS chest compression system
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