13/03/2018

Marking a 10-year milestone since first introducing their groundbreaking Air Tanker Information System (ATIS) solution to the aerial firefighting community, Latitude Technologies continues to pioneer innovation in avionics since the inception of aircraft tracking technologies. With multiple STCs available for their approved Additional Telemetry Units (ATUs) and Operational Loads Monitoring System (OLMS) products, Latitude is […]

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09/03/2018

Ten years after it was officially opened, CFM International has expanded the capability of the CFM Training Center here to include both the LEAP-1A and LEAP-1B engines as the fleet in India continues to grow. “We built the Hyderabad CFM Training Center to fill a promise we made to our customers more than a decade […]

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07/03/2018

Norwegian Air will feature Arthur Collins, the founder of Rockwell Collins, as a “tailfin hero” on the airline’s Boeing 737 MAX and 787 Dreamliner aircraft throughout 2018. Collins joins over 80 other tailfin heroes depicted on Norwegian aircraft since the airline began operations in 2002. “Norwegian is a technology-progressive airline that’s pushed aviation forward by […]

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02/03/2018

At HAI Heli-Expo, Safran Helicopter Engines has launched Expert link, a new video assistance service, and announced the first customers: Heli Austria, Rotortech Services Inc and Heligo. This new service allows the customer to connect, through a secure, live video feed, with Safran Helicopter Engines experts to facilitate technical diagnosis or guide them through a […]

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01/03/2018

Airbus Helicopters’ light-twin helicopter H135 has received the type certificate by the Federal Aviation Administration for its new Helionix cockpit. The avionics system designed by Airbus Helicopters offers operators increased mission flexibility and safety. Helionix is a family concept with standardised features and is available on the H175, H145 and soon on the H160. The […]

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28/02/2018

Airbus Helicopters and Helicopter Travel Munich (HTM) have signed an agreement at Heli-Expo for the purchase of four H125s, completing a fleet of 25 Airbus helicopters. “We have selected the H125 for its superior performance especially in mountainous areas and hot climates” said Hans Ostler, CEO of HTM. “We are excited to put this helicopter […]

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28/02/2018

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), honored the Los Angeles County Fire Department for its search and rescue efforts and superior helicopter maintenance while battling numerous wildfires during the 2017-2018 fire season. The recognition occurred at the 2018 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo, where Sikorsky also presented a $15,000 donation to the Firefighter’s Cancer Support […]

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27/02/2018

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), unveiled the latest version of its iPad flight calculator application for S-92® and S-76D™ helicopters. In addition to replicating common performance calculations and performing as weight-and-balance calculator, iFly Sikorsky v2.0 now connects to internet based weather data (METAR) and offers an entirely new graphical interface. The iFly Sikorsky […]

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27/02/2018

Cobham Aerospace Communications has announced that the 2017 launch of their RT-7000 airborne tactical radio has surpassed expectations and sales forecasts. Said John Payne, Cobham Aerospace Communications’ General Manager: “Enthusiasm for and sales of the RT-7000 far exceeded our projections in 2017, and the start to 2018 is just as promising for this ground-breaking tactical […]

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23/02/2018

Safran and Albany inaugurated, in Mexico, a third joint manufacturing plant to make composite parts for the LEAP aircraft engine. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Francisco Domínguez Servién, Governor of the State of Querétaro, Gerardo Ruiz Esparza, Mexico’s Minister of Communications and Transport, Philippe Petitcolin, Chief Executive Officer of Safran, Olivier Andriès, Chief Executive […]

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22/02/2018

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has signed a five-year contract with Bristow Helicopters for its Honeywell Avionics Protection Plan (HAPP). The agreement will cover 26 of Bristow’s Leonardo AW139 helicopter fleet. Under the agreement, Bristow Helicopters will benefit from full maintenance protection coverage for the avionics suite of its search and rescue fleet, providing improved cost forecasting. […]

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21/02/2018

Kopter Group AG received from EASA the certificate granting the Design Organization Approval (DOA). This certificate confirms Kopter as a duly recognized Design Organization. It is attesting that Kopter has united qualified personnel, implemented the necessary methods, processes and procedures, as well as a reliable design assurance system. It is a major milestone for Kopter […]

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08/02/2018

Piper Aircraft Inc. has named Fanmei Aviation Technologies Ltd, as its dealer for the sales of new aircraft in Greater China, including mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Fanmei Aviation Technologies joins a growing network of dealers and representatives throughout the region. “We welcome Fanmei Aviation into the worldwide Piper family,” said Piper President […]

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08/02/2018

Jet Aviation announced its third hangar project at Seletar Aerospace Park in Singapore is now in operation. The company hosted a grand opening ceremony at the facility during the Singapore Airshow on February 7, 2018. With this third hangar, the company has total hangar space in Singapore of 11,650 square meters. Jet Aviation tripled its […]

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07/02/2018

Piper Aircraft, Inc. has received an order for 152 aircraft from Fanmei Aviation Technologies, Piper Aircraft’s exclusive dealer in China. This is the largest single trainer order received by Piper Aircraft in company history. Fanmei Aviation Technologies is a subsidiary of Sichuan Fanmei Education Group co. Ltd which is a leading provider of aviation education […]

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