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05/03/2015ROLLS-ROYCE, COMPOSITE HELICOPTERS SIGN RR300 MOU

Rolls-Royce and Composite Helicopters International Ltd., an emerging New Zealand helicopter manufacturer, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to place the RR300 engine into Composite Helicopter’s new KC630 composite helicopter manufactured using their patented EvoStrength™ technology.

05/03/2015FIRST BELL 407GX SOLD TO ITALIAN CUSTOMER AT HELI-EXPO

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced the sale of a Bell 407GX to Italy-based, Elicompany.

05/03/2015DUNCAN AVIATION PROVIDES OFF-SITE AVIONICS LINE SERVICES

Duncan Aviation’s Battle Creek, Mich., avionics team recently rolled out an off-site avionics service that allows business aircraft operators in the Chicago area to schedule comprehensive avionics line service in their hangars and at their airports instead of at one of Duncan Aviation’s maintenance facilities.

05/03/2015SATCOM DIRECT OFFERS FREE FANS TESTING FOR FDF CUSTOMERS

Satcom Direct offers aircraft operators and manufacturers access to its FANS testing facility from anywhere in the world, anytime, at no additional cost.

05/03/2015MICROTURBO AND BEL AIR AVIATION A/S SIGN A SBH AGREEMENT

Microturbo (Safran) and Bel Air Aviation A/S are pleased to announce the signature of a Support By the Hour (SBH) agreement for the e-APU60 on the AW189 helicopter. Bel Air operates a fleet of two AW189 in the Oil & Gas sector.

04/03/2015AIR METHODS AND VECTOR AEROSPACE SIGN AS350 CONTRACT

Vector Aerospace Corporation (“Vector Aerospace” www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (“MRO”) services, is pleased to announce that Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America (“HS-NA”) has been selected as the primary supplier to Air Methods Corporation for all AS350 and EC130 dynamic components. This agreement will continue for a period of three years from the effective date with an option to extend.

04/03/2015ATLAS AIR SERVICE REPRESENTS BELL HELICOPTER, CESSNA CITATION AND CARAVAN

2015, again, Atlas Air Service will be represented at the international aviation trade show AERO in Friedrichshafen as largest exhibitor.