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Jun
24
2021

FOLLOWING HISTORIC DEVELOPMENT AND FLIGHT TEST PROGRAM BELL V-280 VALOR PROGRAM FOCUSES ON FLRAA COMPETITION

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Fort Worth, Texas (June 24, 2021) - Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company is advancing Bell’s flight-proven V-280 Valor program to meet requirements for the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) program of record.  The competition is expected to begin with the Army releasing a Request for Proposals this summer. The optimized design for a fleet of next-generation tiltrotors builds on the exemplary flight-test results and programmatic execution during the Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR TD) program and Competitive Demonstration and Risk Reduction (CD&RR) efforts.

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Tags: Bell FLRAA Textron V-280 V-280 Valor
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Jun
24
2021

Epic Flight Academy Reduces Training Time with Frasca Motion Simulator

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Frasca International & Epic Flight Academy have collaborated to create a new modernized ab-initio program utilizing Frasca MCS simulator (motion cueing system) and Epic Fight Academy pilot training curriculum.  The program with a focus on enhancing the private pilot portion of training has proven successful, students who complete the program earn their private pilot’s license with only 35 to 40 aircraft hours, which is 50% less than the national average of above 70 hours in aircraft, some university reporting 100 flight hours.

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Tags: Epic Flight Academy Frasca
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Jun
24
2021

Collins Aerospace leads the way in open systems for military avionics with additional FACE certifications

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 24, 2021) – Collins Aerospace, a leader in developing open systems architecture avionics, recently received new Conformance Certificates from The Open Group Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACETM) for two software products. Collins Aerospace is a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE: RTX).

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Tags: Collins Aerospace Conformance Certificates FACETM Raytheon Technologies
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Jun
24
2021

PAC International Customizes new Bell 407GXi for Anne Arundel County

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24 June 2021 ­– Mount Pleasant – Pa. - PAC International recently completed a new Bell 407GXi helicopter for the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Aviation Unit. The aircraft was delivered with a full law enforcement configuration to include AAI enlarged instrument panel, polycarbonate windshields, nightscanner searchlight, rappel & fast rope insertion systems, high visibility crew windows, and cabin sliding doors. PAC also installed an Air Comm heat and air conditioning system, Aero Dynamix supplemental NVIS lighting, Garmin traffic, XM weather and ADS-B, Eagle digital audio system, Rhotheta Direction Finder, and TDFM9100 / APX8500 tactical communications.

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Tags: Anne Arundel County Police Department Bell Bell 407 Gxi PAC Paradigm Aerospace Corporation
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Jun
23
2021

Axnes Names Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics U.S. Repair Station for PNG Wireless Intercom Products

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WICHITA, Kan. (June 23, 2021) — Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics announced it has been named an Authorized Repair Station for Axnes PNG wireless intercom products in the United States. Mid-Continent expects to provide service and support capabilities for Axnes customers by October 2021. This will include warranty and non-warranty repair and exchange services, technical support, installation and configuration assistance, product training, troubleshooting, diagnostics and AOG services for the complete Axnes PNG product line.

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Jun
23
2021

Boeing to Boost UK Royal Air Force Chinook Fleet

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PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Special Operations Command awarded Boeing [NYSE: BA] a $578 million Foreign Military Sales contract approved by the U.S. Department of State to deliver 14 extended-range Chinook helicopters to the UK Royal Air Force (RAF).

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Tags: Boeing Chinook RAF Royal Air Force
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Jun
23
2021

Women in Engineering Day: three engineers leading the way toward safer aviation

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We “make it fly” every day thanks to the work of an entire community of Airbus engineers. Diversity is what makes this team strong, and helps everyone find new ways to develop the techno-bricks that will contribute to safer and cleaner rotorcraft. Just like everyone else, women and girls are part of this journey toward the aviation of tomorrow.

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Tags: Airbus
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Jun
23
2021

Flight Data Systems’ SENTRY Cockpit Voice and Flight Data Recorder Gains STC through SKYTRAC for H145 Helicopters

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DALLAS, TX, June 23, 2021 -- Flight Data Systems (FDS), a leading provider of flight data solutions for the business, military, rotorcraft, and commercial aviation segments, today announced a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC), gained through SKYTRAC, for the SENTRY Cockpit Voice and Flight Data Recorder on a H145 twin-engine medium utility-transport helicopter. The STC will enable the installation of multiple variants of the TSO-certified SENTRY Cockpit Voice and Flight Data Recorder platform, the lightest and smallest ED-112 compliant recorder in its class.

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Tags: FDS Flight Data Recorder Flight Data Systems H145 SENTRY Cockpit SKYTRAC
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Jun
23
2021

Jupiter Avionics Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary at Aircraft Electronics Association Annual Convention

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DALLAS, TEXAS – Jupiter Avionics Corporation revealed new product additions, including the JA95-091 Audio Controller at the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) annual convention in Dallas, Texas, this week and celebrated their tenth anniversary as a company and tenth time presenting new products at AEA.

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Tags: Dall Avionics Jupiter Avionics
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Jun
22
2021

FAA Announces Approved Administrators for Recreational Drone Pilot Safety Test

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Sixteen organizations have been selected by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to initially administer the Recreational Unmanned Aircraft Systems Safety Test (TRUST). The test was developed to provide recreational drone flyers with aeronautical safety knowledge and an overview of the rules for operating drones in the National Airspace System.

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Tags: Drone FAA National Airspace System TRUST Unmanned
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