Monthly Archives: September 2015


MedFlight receives top industry award as programme of the year

Columbus, Ohio, MedFlight, the non-profit critical care transportation company owned by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and OhioHealth, was awarded the prestigious award of Program of the Year last night in Nashville, Tennessee at the annual Air Medical Transportation Conference by AAMS (Association of Air Medical Services).

The Programme of the Year Award recognizes […]

By |September 8th, 2015|Air Ambulance|0 Comments

MD Helicopters delivers new MD 520N to Volusia County mosquito control unit

Volusia County will utilize new helicopter with NOTAR® technology to expand survey areas and deliver more effective, more efficient mosquito control

MD Helcopters, announced today the delivery of a new MD 520N single-engine helicopter to Volusia County Mosquito Control, Volusia County, Florida. The decision to acquire the new MD 520N to the Volusia County fleet was […]

By |September 6th, 2015|Industry News|0 Comments

AW169 succesfully completes cold weather trials in Alaska

The AW169  successfully completed extreme cold weather trials in the framework of civil certification.

Excellent performance and system reliability were demonstrated at temperatures down to – 40 C°. This latest testing followed a series of hot & high trials in Arizona last year which confirmed the aircraft’s excellent performance in the most demanding environmental conditions.

The AW169 […]

By |September 6th, 2015|Industry News|0 Comments

Mecaer Aviation Group Validates MAGnificent Supplemental Type Certificate in Brazil

Mecaer Aviation Group (MAG) announced it has successfully validated their VVIP Bell 429 helicopter interior with the Agencia Nacional De Aviacao Civil (ANAC).

MAG achieved the original Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) with EASA earlier this year and continues to validate with agencies around the world. Brazil is the first of six (6) international validations applied for […]

By |September 4th, 2015|Helicopter Interiors, Industry News|0 Comments

Lockheed Martin to Acquire Sikorsky Aircraft

Lockheed Martin has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sikorsky Aircraft, a world leader in military and commercial rotary-wing aircraft, for $9.0 billion. The price is effectively reduced to approximately $7.1 billion, after taking into account tax benefits resulting from the transaction.

“Sikorsky is a natural fit for Lockheed Martin and complements our broad portfolio […]

By |September 4th, 2015|Industry News|0 Comments

HAL Completes Hot & High Altitude Trials of Light Combat Helicopter

HAL successfully carried out the hot and the high-altitude trials of indigenously designed, developed attack chopper Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) at Leh recently. “These seasonal trials – including cold weather trials carried out at Leh during February this year – have been completed as part of the certification process. The flight trials at Leh have […]

By |September 4th, 2015|Industry News|0 Comments

French Army NH90 Full Flight Simulator

SOGITEC INDUSTRIES announces that NAHEMA and the French Defense Procurement Agency (Direction générale de l’armement, DGA) have declared ready for training the French Army Aviation NH90 Full Flight Simulator (FFS).

The FFS is operational at the French Army Aviation Academy NH90 Joint Training Center (Centre de formation interarmées, CFIA) in Le Cannet-des-Maures, south-eastern France.

The FFS is […]

By |September 4th, 2015|Industry News|0 Comments

TIGER HAD Helicopter: First in-flight presentation in Warsaw

Airbus Helicopters has announced that the Tiger will give its first dynamic presentation in Poland, a week before being displayed for the second time at the 23rd edition of MSPO in Kielce.

The combat helicopter that will perform the flight demonstration is a Tiger HAD from the French Army. It is a modern, combat-proven, high-tech helicopter […]

By |September 3rd, 2015|Industry News|0 Comments

Tyre firm tells government minister of growth plans

Business Minister Anna Soubry today visited Birmingham to hear how Dunlop Aircraft Tyres plans further investment in new production equipment to help it expand its product range and increase international sales.

Dunlop Aircraft Tyres, the world’s only specialist manufacturer and retreader of aircraft tyres, was one of four companies in the West Midlands that the minister […]

By |September 3rd, 2015|Breaking News, Industry News|0 Comments

Britain’s most experienced test pilot Captain Eric “Winkle” Brown to provide Safety Workshop keynote at Helitech International

The vital importance of safety in rotary wing operations is highlighted by the Safety Workshop on the final day of Helitech International. Hosted by the European Helicopter Safety Team (EHEST) and the International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST), the Safety Workshop will be staged at ExCeL London on Thursday 8th October. The focus will be on […]

By |September 3rd, 2015|Industry News|0 Comments