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Jan
29
2020

Metro Aviation signs order for 12 additional EC145e helicopters

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29 January 2020 – Anaheim, Calif. – Metro Aviation has ordered an additional 12 new EC145e helicopters from Airbus, announced today at the Heli Expo trade show in Anaheim, California. This deal brings Metro Aviation’s total number of EC145e helicopters ordered to 43.

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Jan
29
2020

Universal Avionics Enhanced Flight Vision System Selected for AW169 Helicopter Fleet

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Anaheim, California - January 29, 2020 – Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems company, has been selected by Leonardo and a European Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) operator to equip a fleet of AW169 helicopters with the ClearVision™ Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) suite for helicopters. The integration of the ClearVision system in the AW169 is designed and certified by Leonardo with installation completed in its factory.

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Jan
29
2020

ERICKSON INCORPORATED & SIKORSKY SIGN DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT TO TACKLE THE FUTURE OF FIREFIGHTING

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PORTLAND, ORE. – Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide leading operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, and premier manufacturer and developer of rotorcraft and autonomy solutions have signed a development agreement aimed at tackling the future of firefighting in the 21st century. Erickson will work to develop the next generation of pilot optional nighttime firefighting solutions, integrating Sikorsky’s MATRIX™ Technology into a digitally enabled fire management system never-before used in night firefighting.

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Jan
29
2020

Airbus Helicopters adds 250 more helicopters to global support contracts

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Anaheim, 29 January 2020 – Airbus Helicopters added 250 helicopters to HCare Smart and Infinite contracts in 2019, increasing to 2,250 the number of aircraft now covered by a global HCare material management contract. This means 19% of Airbus Helicopters’ worldwide fleet is now covered by HCare.

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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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