28/01/2020

Football Fans Will Land at Closest FBO to Main Highways at Fort Lauderdale Whether cheering for Kansas City or San Francisco in the big game, fans are in store for a first-class experience at Jetscape. The full-service fixed base operator (FBO) is fully prepared to serve aircraft, crew and owners traveling to South Florida’s super […]

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28/01/2020

StandardAero and Robertson Fuel Systems announced today the delivery of two crash-resistant fuel tanks (CRFTs) to the first operator in Canada to adopt this potentially lifesaving equipment.  The CRFTs will be installed on one AS350 BA helicopter and one AS350 B2 helicopter owned and operated by Ontario-based Zimmer Air Services Inc., both of which have […]

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28/01/2020

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced that three of the world’s top aerial firefighting agencies are equipping their helicopters with the company’s newest rescue hoist, the Goodrich 44318. The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) selected the […]

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28/01/2020

Universal Avionics (UA) and MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announce a strategic partnership to integrate UA’s advanced InSight Display System as the full-digital flight deck solution for MD Helicopters’ MD 900/902 Explorer. MDHI will integrate the InSight Display System into the production and retrofit of the twin-engine helicopters. The InSight Display System for the MD 900/902 […]

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28/01/2020

Kopter presented the final design features of its next generation single engine helicopter at a press briefing held on the eve of Heli-Expo 2020. The SH09 design now embeds all enhancements identified during the intensive flight test campaign undergone by the third prototype (P3) first in Mollis, Switzerland and then in Pozzallo, Italy. These optimizations […]

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28/01/2020

Euro Jet will be exhibiting at the upcoming AIR OPS Europe show being held at the Event Lounge in Brussels, Belgium February 4‒5, 2020. The booth number is #44. Euro Jet witnessed an exceptional year in 2019 and continues to expand its ground support network in 2020. It is continuously opening new and renovated offices […]

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28/01/2020

Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, is debuting its latest developments in the ‘Fly by Sight’ flight deck concept to the helicopter market during the HAI HELI-EXPO 2020. The company’s ‘Fly by Sight’ concept brings various flight deck technologies together in an integrated way for more intuitive head-up operation during critical phases of flight, […]

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27/01/2020

FlightSafety International announces the expansion of its helicopter training programs and services with new Level D qualified simulators for the Airbus Helicopters EC145 and Leonardo AW139. “This significant expansion of the training programs and services we offer to helicopter operators reflects FlightSafety’s commitment to provide a broad range of conveniently located programs that our Customers […]

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27/01/2020

SyberJet Aircraft has successfully completed Aircraft Control Identification Tests (ACID) in support of the development of the all new autopilot for the SJ30i. In addition, SyberJet continues to successfully complete other avionics functional tests required leading to certification of the SJ30i. The all new autopilot is being developed by a joint Honeywell – SyberJet flight […]

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27/01/2020

Helicopter Association International (HAI) has released an official statement on the recent Calabasas crash: “Helicopter Association International expresses our deepest sympathies to the families, friends, and coworkers of those lost in the crash. HAI’s official policy is to refrain from commenting on any accident until authorities complete their investigation.” US basketball legend Kobe Bryant and […]

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27/01/2020

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) announced today that aviation industry specialist, Andreas ‘Andy’ Meyer will join the organization as the new Director, ICAO Liaison, for IBAC in Montreal from February. Kurt Edwards, IBAC Director General commented, “Andy’s broad aviation expertise, his business aviation experience, and his understanding and familiarity of the International Civil Aviation […]

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27/01/2020

Kopter pursues its flight test campaign in Sicily with its 3rd prototype (P3) having now reached more than 100 flights and being now equipped with a modified main rotor head and the next generation of main rotor blades. Both were successfully tested at the end of last year on the company’s whirltower in Ennetmoos, Switzerland. […]

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23/01/2020

West Star announced the placement of LaLaina Doudna as Project Manager at their Chattanooga, TN (CHA) location. LaLaina brings more than 22 years of aviation experience in rotary and fixed wing aircraft. She is a U.S. Army Veteran, has her A&P license, holds Inspector Authorization (IA) privileges, as well as being a G5 Master Tech, […]

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23/01/2020

Helicopter Foundation International (HFI), HAI’s charitable arm, is undergoing a name change that more closely identifies the nonprofit organization’s role in supporting HAI missions. Effective January 13, 2020, the name officially changed to the HAI Foundation. “For many years, not everyone realized that HFI is directly connected to HAI, its parent organization,” says HAI President […]

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23/01/2020

FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training announces that Rachel Runner has been promoted to Manager of the Wichita Cessna Learning Center. “Rachel is an outstanding leader who is dedicated to provide our Customers with outstanding service and the highest quality training,” said Rich High, CEO, FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training. “Since joining FlightSafety in 2008, Rachel has developed […]

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