AgustaWestland AW609 tilt-rotor crashes in Italy killing two test pilots

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The AW609 Tiltrotor , a hybrid between an airplane and helicopter, capable of taking off vertically was on a test flight in Northern Italy , when it crashed between the areas of  Santhia and […]

UK MoD confirms Puma crash was an accident

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The UK MoD confirms the crash of a Puma MK2 on sunday 11th October 2015, in Afghanistan was a result of an accident and not of hostile enemy action.

The helicopter crashed while landing at the […]

Helitech 2015 latest news in brief Day 2

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Helitech Highlights (read more in Helicopter Monthly Magazine)

Wednesday 7th October

Waypoint leasing confirmed two major orders for 20 Airbus Helicopter H135s, plus 18 aircraft order for AgustaWestland, helicopter type is waiting to be confirmed.
AgustaWestland has an […]

Helitech 2015 Latest News in brief Day 1

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Helitech Highlights (read more in Helicopter Monthly Magazine)

Tuesday 6th October

Aerospace and Design Facilities Ltd – Displays an airbus AS350B3e Helicopter, fitted with a VIP Interior and a ‘factory green’ colour scheme.
Air Covers Ltd – Display […]

FRASCA Helicopter FTD Gets Level 5 Approval in China

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Frasca, has announced that Xilin Fengteng GA Corporation,  China,has received CAAC Level 5 approval for their FRASCA TruFlite™ R44/S300 convertible Flight Training Device (FTD). This is the first Level 5 Helicopter Simulator delivered and approved in China.

The […]

MAGnificent Receives STC Validation in Canada

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Mecaer Aviation Group has announced it has successfully validated their luxury interior for the Bell 429 with Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA).

MAG developed and branded the MAGnificent for the Bell 429 under an EASA STC […]