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Entries for July 2014

Airbus Helicopters 12-year inspections provide law enforcement operators with factory-backed protection for helicopter investments

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas  – Law enforcement operators across the United States and Canada continue to rely on Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) and Airbus Helicopters Canada (AHC) for 12-year Inspections on the popular AS350-series and EC120 helicopters.

The 12-Year Inspection effectively resets the inspection cycles to zero (0) and allows the aircraft to be completely updated by incorporating all existing factory configuration changes and FAA or Transport Canada requirements, thus extending the value of the operator’s investment in the helicopter.

AVINCO expands its commercial presence in North America with the appointment of former Airbus Helicopters Director MIKE RICHARDSON as Commercial Director.

Mike Richardson has over 42 years of total aircraft industry experience. He was formerly Director, After Market Sales at American Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters)  responsible for the secondary market in the US.

He also  held management positions in technical support, Aircraft  sales and leasing as well as the financial and administrative management of the used and lease Aircraft business element for American Eurocopter.

Bell Helicopter Introduces New Bell 407GX Autopilot  Integrates Seamlessly with Garmin G1000H Avionics

Farnborough, England – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), has announced a new autopilot kit designed specifically to integrate with the Garmin G1000H avionics suite in the Bell 407GX. The option is currently available as a kit for the Bell 407GX in the U.S. and Canadian markets directly through Bell Helicopter and has been certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) for VFR (visual flight rule) operations. It features two-axis functionality with cyclic force trim and a Stability and Command Augmentation System (SCAS) available at all speeds with altitude and heading preselects. It can also be commanded to maintain either heading and altitude or navigation course and altitude. Additionally, a Go-Around mode can be activated by a single switch to provide automatic attitude leveling and transition to climb.

AW149 Achieves Military Certification

Finmeccanica - AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the new generation AW149 multirole military helicopter has been issued with military certification by the Italian Directorate of Air Armaments (ARMAEREO). The Type Certificate was signed and delivered to Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland during an official ceremony held at the Farnborough International Air Show today, in the presence of Finmeccanica Chief Executive Officer and General Manager Mauro Moretti, and several dignitaries and representatives from the Italian military authorities.

L-3 Link Awarded Contract to Build UH-60L Operational Flight Trainers for Royal Saudi Land Forces

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom – L-3 Link Simulation & Training (L-3 Link) announced today that it has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army’s Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation to build three UH-60L Operational Flight Trainers (OFTs) and associated training systems for the Royal Saudi Land Forces Aviation Command. Delivery of these high-fidelity trainers marks the first time L-3 Link’s RealitySeven™ full flight simulator technology solution will be used in support of a military training program.

Western Helicopters Moves Ahead with New Facility, Training, and Fleet

Phoenix, Ariz. — A new facility, more instructors and aircraft, and new AS350 training course are the first in a series of improvements and expanded offerings at Western Helicopters Inc., a helicopter service and specialty training provider.

Oklahoma Department of Public Safety new AS350B3e helicopter to be featured by Airbus Helicopters Inc. at ALEA conference

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas  – Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) will feature the recently-delivered Oklahoma Department of Public Safety (DPS) AS350B3e helicopter at the Airborne Law Enforcement Association Annual Conference in Phoenix, July 16-19 at Booth 811. 

NEMSPA Announces New President

The National EMS Pilots Association (NEMSPA) is pleased to announce that Kurt Williams has been appointed as their next acting President.  Williams is a former military aviator with nearly 30 years of aviation experience, a Lead Pilot and Air Medical Resource Management Instructor currently employed with PHI Air Medical Group and holds an MBA from The University of Missouri.  Williams formerly served on the NEMSPA board of directors for over 2 years.


FARNBOROUGH, U.K. – Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), has been selected to provide air filtration systems for  CH-53 transport helicopters that Airbus Helicopters is upgrading for the German military.

GKN Aerospace unveils composite design engineering center in Tallassee ...
Made In Alabama
From The Huntsville Times -
Initially, work at the new Elmore County center will focus on design and development of advanced composite technologies for rotorcraft, and GKN Aerospace will increase its workforce of design and analysis engineers at the Tallassee facility by 30 ...
2 generals, 2 pilots die as helicopter crashes in Cambodia
The Phnom Penh Post
From South China Morning Post
The main part of the helicopter's fuselage, whose cabin was badly mangled, was retrieved and taken to air force headquarters for inspection, he said. Cambodia last year took delivery of 12 of the Z-9 helicopters, a licensed version of France's ...
Oil, Gas Needs Could Prompt New Sikorsky Product
Aviation Week
From Aviation Week
Demand from oil and gas operators is likely to be the main driver in the development of any new commercial helicopter model from Sikorsky. Around two-thirds of the company's S-92s are in service with oil and gas operators around the world according to ...
L-3 WESCAM Experiences Ongoing Strong Demand for Electro-Optical and Infrared Sensors in Airborne Law Enforcement Market

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom – L-3 WESCAM announced today that the demand for its MX™-10 and MX™-15 electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) systems within the Airborne Law Enforcement (ALE) market continues to grow in support of critical surveillance missions worldwide, with recent sales to customers in Algeria, Australia, Canada, Korea and the United States, including Puerto Rico. The two systems will be demonstrated at the Farnborough International Airshow, July 14–18, and at the Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) EXPO, July 16–19 in Phoenix, Ariz.

Bell Helicopter Announces Sale of the First Bell 429 in France INAER France to operate Bell 429 in EMS Configuration

Farnborough, England  – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today a signed purchase agreement with INAER France an Avincis Group operator for a Bell 429 in Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) configuration. The aircraft, the first Bell 429 sold in France, will be equipped with a fully customized EMS interior and state-of-the-art avionics. INAER will take delivery of the aircraft in 2014, which will support medical rescue missions in the West region of France.

Sikorsky Delivers First SAR Configured S-76D™ Helicopter

Farnborough Air Show, United Kingdom - Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the delivery of the first S-76D™ aircraft equipped for search-and-rescue (SAR) services. The aircraft was delivered to Mitsubishi Corporation for use by the Japan Coast Guard. The announcement was made at the 2014 Farnborough Air Show in Farnborough, United Kingdom. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

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