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Jun
07
2021

First rescue helicopter flies on sustainable aviation fuel

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Munich, 07 June 2021 – A rescue helicopter has flown on sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for the first time, achieving a new milestone in international aviation. Operated by the German non-profit organization ADAC Luftrettung, the Airbus H145 rescue helicopter had its Arriel 2E engines ceremonially refueled with biofuel, a type of SAF, at the air rescue station at Munich's Harlaching Clinic in the presence of the ADAC Foundation's board of directors, as well as the managing directors and top management of ADAC Luftrettung, the engine manufacturer Safran Helicopter Engines, the helicopter manufacturer Airbus Helicopters, and the energy company TotalEnergies. Together, these companies will be a driving force in the decarbonisation of helicopter flight by developing alternatives to conventional aviation fuels.

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Tags: ADAC Luftrettung Airbus Arriel 2E Engine H145
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Jun
07
2021

First rescue helicopter flies on sustainable aviation fuel

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7 June 2021, Munich - A rescue helicopter has flown on sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for the first time, achieving a new milestone in international aviation. Operated by the German non-profit organization ADAC Luftrettung, the Airbus H145 rescue helicopter has its Arriel 2E engines ceremonially refuelled with biofuel, a type of SAF, at the air rescue station at Munich's Harlaching Clinic in the presence of the ADAC Foundation's board of directors, as well as the managing directors and top management of ADAC Luftrettung, the engine manufacturer Safran Helicopter Engines, the helicopter manufacturer Airbus Helicopters, and the energy company TotalEnergies. Together, these companies will be a driving force in the decarbonisation of helicopter flight by moving away from fossil fuels.

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Tags: ADAC Luftrettung Airbus Arriel 2E Engine H145 Safran
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Jun
07
2021

BELL H-1 MILITARY AIRCRAFT SURPASS 400,000 FLIGHT HOURS

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FORT WORTH, Texas  – The H-1 mixed fleet of AH-1Z Viper and UH-1Y Venom attack and utility helicopters have accumulated more than 400,000 joint-flight hours. Designed by Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, as the dedicated military helicopters for the United States Marine Corps (USMC), the Viper and Venom have been deployed around the world across a full spectrum of military operations since 2010.

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Jun
04
2021

Bristow Invests in Next Generation of Pilots with Latest Sponsored UK Cadet Programme

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Aberdeen, Scotland, June 4th, 2021 – Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: VTOL) is investing in the next generation of offshore helicopter pilots with its latest sponsored UK cadet programme in partnership with Helicentre Aviation, designed to attract, train and retain the professional pilots of the future.

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Jun
04
2021

Garmin Autoland wins prestigious Robert J. Collier Trophy

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OLATHE, Kan. – Garmin® International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that Garmin Autoland has been awarded the 2020 Robert J. Collier Trophy for the world’s first certified autonomous system designed to activate during an emergency to safely fly and land an aircraft without human intervention1.

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Jun
02
2021

UNITED ROTORCRAFT DELIVERS TWO HH-60L FIREHAWK® HELICOPTERS TO VENTURA COUNTY AIR UNIT

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ENGLEWOOD, Colorado – May 25, 2021 – United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods Corporation announced today the delivery of two HH-60L FIREHAWK® helicopters to Ventura County Air Unit.

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Tags: Air Methods Air MethodsHH-60L Firehawk United Rotorcraft Ventura County Air Unit
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Jun
02
2021

World Aviation purchase an H11 / H135 FNPT II MCC simulator from Entrol

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Entrol has sold an H11 / H135 FNPT II MCC simulator to World Aviation. It will be installed at World Aviation's training facilities in Cuatro Vientos Airport, Madrid (Spain).

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Tags: Airbus Entrol H11 H135 World Aviation
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Jun
02
2021

Airbus expands India COVID-19 relief, delivers more oxygen plants, ventilators, mobile ICUs

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NEW DELHI, June 2, 2021 - Airbus has doubled down on its response to the COVID-19 crisis in India, delivering more than 36 tonnes of additional medical equipment to the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) and deploying humanitarian flights to move supplies from abroad as well as within the country.

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Tags: Airbus COVID-19 Indian Red Cross Society IRCS
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Jun
01
2021

Leonardo launches AW169 United States Demo Tour

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A six-month, nationwide demonstration tour of the AW169, with a special emphasis on highlighting its unique, stellar EMS capabilities will start in June. The demos will take place nationwide, ending November 2021 in Fort Worth (TX) at AMTC.  Accompanying the flying aircraft will be a dedicated mockup to illustrate to medical crews the multiple interior available solutions, including power load stretcher capability

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Tags: AW169 EMS Leonardo
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Jun
01
2021

International Rotorcraft Community Launches Collaborative Safety Program

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Alexandria, Va. (June 1, 2021) – International rotorcraft safety organizations, regional safety teams, and other global safety stakeholders are pleased to announce the establishment of the Vertical Aviation Safety Team (VAST). In cooperation and collaboration with the worldwide vertical flight community, VAST aims to achieve a vision of zero fatal accidents, providing “Safety Above All.” In pursuit of that vision, VAST will use a data-informed, consensus-based approach to better harmonize, coordinate, and implement global safety information, resources, and programs, and to support regional safety efforts.

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Tags: HAI VAST
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