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Jul
22
2021

Drone joins HM Coastguard air, land and sea rescue teams

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HM Coastguard’s first operational drone flight will join manned helicopters, planes, boats and cliff rescue teams on lifesaving missions at sea and over land in North Wales for the first time, this summer.

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Tags: Bristow Drone HM Coastguard
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Jul
22
2021

MD HELICOPTERS PROUDLY HOSTS DISTINGUISHED VETERAN PILOT HUGH MILLS JR.

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Mesa, Ariz., Jul 22, 2021 – MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) proudly hosted decorated Vietnam War veteran and OH-6A LOACH (light observation helicopter) pilot LTC (Ret) Hugh L. Mills, Jr., during a special event at the MDHI facility in Mesa, Arizona. Mills was honored with a demonstration flight, facility and aircraft tour, and hosted questions from the company’s employees. The event also included Vietnam War-era aircraft and armaments, supplied by Mace Aviation, Dillon Aero, Degroat Tactical Armament, and Little Bird LLC. 

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Tags: Hugh Mills MD Helicoppters MDHI
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Jul
21
2021

FRASCA Sees Continued Demand for RTDs

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July 21, 2021. Urbana, IL. Frasca International is seeing continued success with their RTD, (Reconfigurable Training Device) flight simulator with over fifteen sold to flight schools so far this year.

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Tags: Frasca Reconfigurable Training Device RTD
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Jul
21
2021

LIFESAVE 21 AND 22 SHOWCASE NEW AIRBUS AS350/H125 IN EMPORIA AND DODGE CITY, KS

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We are happy to announce the delivery of two Airbus AS350/H125 aircrafts to LifeSave 21 and 22, an Air Methods program. The two bases are located in Emporia, KS (LifeSave 21) and Dodge City, KS (LifeSave 22). Both bases hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies to give their communities firsthand looks at the latest additions to their fleets.

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Tags: Air Methods Kansas LifeSave 21 LifeSave 22
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Jul
21
2021

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Upgrades Nine FRASCA Simulators, Adds Three New Training Devices

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Urbana, Illinois –Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach, Florida campus is upgrading nine (9) of their Frasca-built Flight Training Devices (FTDs).

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Tags: Embry-Riddle Flight Training Device Frasca FTD
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Jul
20
2021

BELL EXPANDS SERVICE NETWORK IN AUSTRALIA BY APPOINTING RBI HAWKER AUSTRALIA AS A BELL CUSTOMER SERVICE FACILITY

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Fort Worth, Texas (July 20, 2021) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced that RBI Hawker Australia has been appointed a Bell Customer Service Facility in Australia, becoming the fifth Bell Customer Service Facility in country.

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Tags: Bell Bell Textron RBI Hawker Australia
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Jul
20
2021

Leonardo’s AW101 for the Polish Navy flies for the first time

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Leonardo is pleased to announce that the Polish Navy’s first AW101 (ZR285) achieved its first flight yesterday at the Company’s site in Yeovil. The flight demonstrated functional checks of the main airframe systems as well as the control system, and engine-handling checks were taken throughout to monitor the speed range of the aircraft. The flight envelope will now be opened further with testing exploring the bespoke mission equipment fitted to the aircraft.

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Tags: AW101 Leonardo Polish Navy
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Jul
20
2021

MDHI CONTRACTS WITH NEW COMPOSITE MANUFACTURERS FOR PRODUCTION COMPONENTS AND SPARES

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Mesa, Ariz., Jul 20, 2021 – MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) signed new contracts with Unitech Composites and ACT Aerospace to improve production and spare parts availability for the MD 902, MD 520N, and MD 600N aircraft.

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Tags: ACT Aerospace MD 520N MD 600N MD 902 MD Helicopters MDHI Unitech Composites
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Jul
20
2021

Bristow Group Announces Contract Extensions with Equinor, Shell and Neptune in Norway

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HOUSTON,  -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: VTOL) recently announced four separate two-year contract extensions through April 2024 with Equinor, Shell and Neptune to support its air transportation crew change services for their operations in the Norwegian continental shelf.

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Tags: Bristow Bristow Group Equinor Neptune Norway Shell
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Jul
19
2021

Bell Begins Manufacturing UH-1Y For First International Operator

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CRESTVIEW, Fl. (July 19, 2021) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has restarted UH-1Y Venom helicopter production for the first international operator. Crestview Aerospace has completed manufacturing the first of eight cabins at the Crestview Florida facility. The aircraft will complete final assembly at the Bell Amarillo Assembly Center. The helicopters are part of the 2020 U.S. Department of Defense contract awarded to Bell for the production and delivery of eight UH-1Y and four AH-1Z helicopters for the government of the Czech Republic.

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Tags: Bell Crestview Aerospace Textron UH-1Y Venom
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