01/03/2018

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), delivered the 300th S-92® helicopter. Era Group Inc. signed for the aircraft, configured for offshore oil worker transportation, in a ceremony at the 2018 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo. Sikorsky President Dan Schultz (left) and Era Group President and CEO Chris Bradshaw (right) participate in a ceremony at the […]

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21/02/2018

The Daher Airplane Business Unit announced its 2017 delivery totals for the TBM very fast turboprop aircraft, with 57 TBM 910s and TBM 930s provided to owners and operators during the year. This highlights the aircraft’s success since the Daher group’s takeover in 2008, reinforced by the TBM 900-series introduction in 2014. TBM deliveries in […]

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28/02/2018

Helicopter Association International President Matt Zuccaro has released a statement, applauding Congressman Bill Schuster for withdrawing his bill to privatize the US Air Traffic Control system. Helicopter Association International (HAI) applauds Congress’s determination to move forward with a reauthorization bill to provide long-term stability for the FAA. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Schuster […]

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28/02/2018

Leonardo announced that Sino-US Intercontinental Helicopter Investment (Sino-US) of China has signed contracts for additional 26 helicopters, including 7 AW119Kx single engine, 15 AW109 Trekker light twins and 4 AW139 intermediate twins with deliveries expected to start this year through to 2019. The contracts are valued in excess of 120 million euro. The orders follow […]

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07/02/2018

Rockwell Collins, a leader in aviation and high-integrity solutions for commercial and military customers around the world, and Silicon Valley aviation technology innovator Stellar Labs, Inc. (“Stellar”) announced the launch of the Stellar Cloud, a next-generation software delivery infrastructure platform for Business Aviation solutions, built on the industry-leading and proven Amazon Web Services (“AWS”) infrastructure. […]

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16/03/2018

Lufthansa Technik AG has industrialized the automated inspection procedure for engine components that the company developed in-house. The concept system that was produced during the AutoInspect R&D project is now in productive use. AutoInspect is a robot-based procedure that performs digital crack inspections on engine components with the help of high-end sensors. The optical measurement […]

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28/02/2018

FlightSafety International announces that it now offers a new series of Sikorsky S-70A courses at its West Palm Beach Learning Center. They are designed to provide a path for FAA type certification and recurrent training in the S-70A Black Hawk. FlightSafety also announces that a simulator for the Sikorsky S-76B has entered service at its […]

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16/03/2018

Junior Achievement of Kansas inducted its newest Wichita Business Hall of Fame Laureates at a tribute dinner at the Hyatt Regency the evening of March 13. It includes Sonia Greteman, president and creative director, Greteman Group; Steve Cox, owner, Cox Machine; and Bob Geist, owner, RAGE, Inc. Laureates are chosen based on business excellence, entrepreneurial […]

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27/02/2018

Universal Avionics has received FAA Technical Standard Order (TSO) authorization for the company’s new Flight Management System (FMS)/Multi-Missions Management System (MMMS) software version SCN 1002.0/1102.0. With the introduction of this software, helicopter operators can now take advantage of Localizer Performance (LP) Level of Service (LOS) approaches and a Transition to Hover search pattern. “We are […]

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14/03/2018

Bombardier Business Aircraft launched 12 brand new product enhancements, from situational awareness and regulatory compliance to cabin upgrades to elevate the performance, comfort and luxurious aesthetics of its in-service aircraft. These products are available for installation by the qualified experts who know the aircraft best and can reduce aircraft downtime by combining the installation with […]

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26/02/2018

Ground testing for Heli-One’s Sikorsky S-76B helicopter upgrade program featuring a Universal Avionics flight deck is now complete, with flight testing imminent. The aircraft is operated by a VVIP operator in Asia. The upgraded, modern glass cockpit includes the installation of three EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays with Vision-1® Synthetic Vision System and a UNS-1Fw Satellite-Based […]

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13/03/2018

FlightSafety International announces that Keith Anderson has joined the company as Director of Engineering for simulation products. “We are pleased to welcome Keith to FlightSafety,” said Scott Goodwin, General Manager, Simulation. “His proven leadership abilities and extensive aviation engineering experience will contribute to the design and development of FlightSafety’s industry leading simulation products.” Keith is […]

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22/02/2018

FlightSafety International has completed the expansion of its Learning Center in Columbus, Ohio. Phase one of the Center opened in 2014. “The expansion of our Columbus Learning Center is a clear demonstration of our commitment to continuously enhance the training and services we provide to our Customers,” said David Davenport, Executive Vice President. “We sincerely […]

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09/03/2018

LORD Corporation, a global diversified technology and manufacturing company, will develop and manufacture the auto throttle module for Boeing’s 737 MAX. The cockpit control will be designed and produced at LORD Electromechanical Solutions (formerly Fly-by-Wire France) facilities in Saint-Vallier, France and in Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania, USA. This new multi-year contract reflects LORD’s acquisition strategy to […]

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