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Dec
01
2021

Beijing Police strengthens its long range, high capacity law enforcement, rescue and fire-fighting capabilities with AW189 helicopter order

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Beijing General Aviation Co., Ltd. has placed an order for two AW189 super-medium twin engine helicopters which will be delivered to Beijing Police as the end user to strengthen its law enforcement, search and rescue, and fire-fighting capabilities in the Chinese Capital’s metropolitan area. The first aircraft will be delivered in the first half of 2022, with the second one following in Q1 2023. 

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Dec
01
2021

Maverick Investment Company Appoints Industry Veteran Mike Ingram as Shadin Avionics President & CEO

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Maverick Investment Company, the owner of Shadin, L.P. d/b/a Shadin Avionics, is excited to announce the appointment of industry veteran Mike Ingram as its new President & CEO.  Mike has spent his entire career in the avionics industry and has a track record of building and supporting great teams.  He brings his broad expertise in avionics, systems engineering, software development, certification, and product management to Shadin Avionics’ growing Flight Performance and Aircraft Interface Systems (AIS) products.

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Tags: Maverick Investment Company Mike Ingram Shadin Shadin Avionics
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Dec
01
2021

New Financing Option Available to Students at Leading Edge Flight Academy

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Students enrolled in Leading Edge Flight Academy of Bend, Oregon who need tuition or financial assistance will now have access to an innovative new financing option to pay for their courses, thanks to our partnership with the Meritize platform.

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Dec
01
2021

Intermountain Healthcare Life Flight Program Adds Axnes PNG wireless ICS to its Helicopter Fleet

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Colorado Springs, CO, USA, December 1, 2021 - Mission Wireless Intercom innovator and leader Axnes announced today that the Intermountain Healthcare Life Flight program in Salt Lake City, UT, one of the nation’s premier air medical transport and rescue services, has added the Axnes PNG wireless Intercommunication System (WICS) to its new state-of-the-art Leonardo A109SP helicopters, which will enhance safety, situational awareness, and communication for its vital missions of search-and-rescue and transportation of critically-ill and severely-injured patients throughout the Intermountain West.

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Dec
02
2021

NTSB Preliminary Report: Scio, OR

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NTSB Preliminary Report: Scio, OR

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Dec
03
2021

AIR METHODS’ DRONE DIVISION, SPRIGHT, TO ENTER AGREEMENT WITH LEADING DRONE INSPECTION SERVICE PROVIDER

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We are pleased to announce that Spright has entered a strategic agreement with the leading provider of end-to-end drone inspection services for utility companies, KVS Technologies. Under the agreement, KVS Technologies will launch its services in North America with Spright, Air Methods’ drone division, exclusively operating all flights for linear infrastructure inspection. This partnership brings together two key players within drone technology and commercial flight operations, with a view to gaining a leading position in the US linear infrastructure inspection market.

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Dec
06
2021

The Helicopter Company expands fleet with the purchase of 26 aircraft from Airbus Helicopters

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia– The Helicopter Company (THC), established by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) as the first and only helicopter services provider licensed to operate commercial flights in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, today announced that it has signed a second purchase agreement with Airbus Helicopters.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters THC The Helicopter Company
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Dec
06
2021

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: Hachita, NM

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AIRCRAFT CRASHED IN A FIELD WHILE WORKING CATTLE ON A RANCH, HACHITA, NM.

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Dec
06
2021

NTSB Preliminary Report: Perry, OK

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On November 28, 2021, about 1658 central standard time, a Bell 206B helicopter, N59600, was destroyed when it was involved in an accident near Perry, Oklahoma. The commercial pilot sustained fatal injuries and the student pilot sustained serious injuries. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 91 personal flight.

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Dec
07
2021

FAA Issues Certificate Of Airworthiness For The First Type Certified S-70M™ Black Hawk® Helicopter

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STRATFORD, Connecticut, Dec. 7, 2021 – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has completed its certification of the S-70M Black Hawk helicopter — a new type designation — by issuing Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) a Restricted Category Special Airworthiness Certificate. FAA certification, and the establishment of a pilot type rating, are expected to broaden the market for the military-designed helicopter by allowing civil and commercial operators in the United States to purchase new Black Hawk aircraft direct from the factory.

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Tags: Black Hawk FAA Lockheed Martin S-70M Sikorsky
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