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Jan
29
2020

Hungarian Air Ambulance becomes first helicopter operator to fully digitalise its support operation with Airbus

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Anaheim, 29 January 2020 - Airbus Helicopters is helping Hungary’s largest civilian operator become a digital organisation capable of capturing, storing and then analysing the rich amounts of data generated from its day-to-day helicopter operations.

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Jan
29
2020

TUSKEGEE AIRMEN TO PARTICIPATE IN NEW BOOK’S PANEL DISCUSSION

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January 29, 2020 - West Chester, PA – The American Helicopter Museum and Education Center (AHMEC) will present a panel discussion surrounding the new book, Tuskegee in Philadelphia: Rising to the Challenge, written by Dr. Robert Kodosky, on Sunday, February 23, from 2 until 4 p.m. Moderated by Brian Lockman, host of PCN’s “PA Books,” the event will feature Kodosky and members of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen.

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Jan
29
2020

Kopter and INAEC launch SH09 in the Philippines for helicopter ride-sharing service, Ascent

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Anaheim, USA, January 29, 2020 - Kopter Group AG (Kopter) receives additional orders in the Southeast Asian region from the leading operator in the Philippines, INAEC Aviation Corporation (INAEC). The SH09 helicopters are to be dedicated to urban air mobility operations with Ascent Flights Global Pte Ltd (Ascent).

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Jan
29
2020

Rainier Heli-International adds five SH09 options to their existing MOA with Kopter North America

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Anaheim, USA, January 29, 2020 - In March 2018 Rainier Heli International (Rainier) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Kopter North America (Kopter) for five (5) firm and five (5) SH09 options. Rainier has continued to monitor the development of the SH09 and based on the anticipated performance along with the operational cost advantages expected from the helicopter the company has made the decision to expand their existing options for five SH09 by an additional five (5) aircrafts for a total of ten (10) options.

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Jan
29
2020

More than 1,000 rotorcraft now sharing data with Airbus Helicopters

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Anaheim, 29 January 2020 – In just over one year, Airbus Helicopters has nearly doubled the number of helicopters now sharing flight and maintenance data with the company. This progress advances Airbus’ creation of a connected helicopters ecosystem in which data from disparate sources is shared and analysed, helping operators make sense of their data for business value.

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Jan
29
2020

ABLE AEROSPACE DOUBLES IN-HOUSE MACHINING DEPARTMENT CAPACITY

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MESA, Arizona (Jan. 29, 2020) – Leading component repair and overhaul provider Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Aviation Inc. company, recently grew its business capabilities and doubled the bandwidth of its machining department by adding new equipment for large-scale part repair work.

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Jan
29
2020

Leonardo: contract with Suzuyo for the establishment of comprehensive AW139 training capabilities in Japan

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Leonardo announced at Heli-Expo the purchase of an AW139 Level D Full Flight Simulator (FFS) by Suzuyo & Co of Japan. The AW139 FFS will be manufactured by Leonardo in collaboration with CAE and installed at Suzuyo & Co facilities located in Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport and will be operated by its subsidiary Shizuoka Air Commuter Corporation (SACC). The contract marks the introduction of the first AW139 FFS in Japan which will further enhance safety and operation training effectiveness.

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Jan
29
2020

Leonardo: the AW189K helicopter achieves first market success with Gulf Helicopters as launch customer

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Leonardo is strengthening its leading position in the super medium helicopter market by announcing the launch customer for the all new AW189K variant. Gulf Helicopters of Qatar, a major force in the offshore transport sector and an established AW139 and AW189 operator, will introduce the AW189K into service in the second half of 2020. The AW189 has already demonstrated it is one of the Company’s most successful models through its sales, deliveries and flight hours.

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Jan
29
2020

Bell Appoints Centaurium Aviation as Independent Representative in Switzerland and Announces Purchase Agreement for Three Bell 505 Aircraft

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HAI – Heli Expo Anaheim, CA (Jan. 29, 2020) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, appointed Centaurium Aviation as an Independent Representative (IR) for Switzerland. Additionally, Centaurium agreed to purchase three Bell 505 aircraft with the Customer Advantage Plan (CAP) Premier Plan. Two of those aircraft will be operated by Mountainflyers for mountain pilot training and aerial photography. The other Bell 505 will be operated by Centaurium as a demonstrator for the Swiss market.

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Jan
29
2020

Safran signs contract to support Portuguese EH101 Merlin engines

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29 January 2020, HAI Heli-Expo, Anaheim - Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a 10-year contract with Portuguese Air Force (Força Aérea Portuguesa) to support Portuguese RTM322-powered EH101 Merlin fleet. Over 38 engines will now be covered by Safran’s Global Support Package (GSP).

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