HAI Convention News 2015

Mar 4, 2015 - 6:45 PM
Re-engined helicopter received U.S. and Canadian approvals in December.
Mar 4, 2015 - 6:38 PM
Erickson introduces new Jeff Roberts as new CEO
Mar 4, 2015 - 6:25 PM
The first flight of the TH180 prototype was made on February 6 and this aircraft is now on display at Heli-Expo 2015 in Orlando.
Mar 4, 2015 - 5:35 PM
The Falklands mission requires all-weather SAR, helicopter EMS, rescue hoist, night-vision imaging systems and passenger and cargo transfers.
Mar 4, 2015 - 5:33 PM
AW609 test pilots say neither helicopter, nor fixed-wing pilots will find it hard to transition to flying a tiltrotor.
Mar 4, 2015 - 5:30 PM
Bristow has added more orders for the Airbus Helicopters H175 medium twin
Mar 4, 2015 - 4:50 PM
“This aircraft wants to get up and fly because of its power and the blades,” high-time Sikorsky pilot Ray Altieri commented.
Mar 4, 2015 - 4:40 PM
The company supplies training and armed helicopters to Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, El Salvador, Jordan, Costa Rica, Mexico and others.
Mar 4, 2015 - 4:37 PM
Sikorsky’s Innovations engineers are tackling issues such as slow speed, poor maneuverability, vibration, noise and cost of maintenance.
Mar 4, 2015 - 11:30 AM
The kit increases “hot and high” power by up to 8 percent, improves fuel efficiency by 2 percent and expands mission range and payload capability.
Mar 16, 2015 - 1:27 PM
Sikorsky has recently received FAA and EASA certification for the S-76D, the successor to the S-76C++. AIN’s own helicopter pilot, Randy Padfield, had the chance to fly the new helicopter at HAI HeliExpo in Orlando, Florida. The former air force pilot has flown many helicopters in his long career, including hard flying experience in tough environments such as Alaska, Iceland and the North Sea. But his enthusiasm for trying new technology hasn’t waned a bit. For more information, visit: http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2015-03-04/sikorsky-s-76d-demo-flight-proves-performance-boost
Mar 4, 2015 - 4:30 PM
Show floor was humming with activity as attendees fawned over the nearly 60 helicopters on display. Photos by Mariano Rosales
Mar 4, 2015 - 4:30 PM
Show floor was humming with activity as attendees fawned over the nearly 60 helicopters on display. Photos by Mariano Rosales
It can be tough to grasp how a helicopter can turn engine power into spinning rotors, front and rear, but this transmission at the Heli-Mart booth shows how it happens.
Mar 4, 2015 - 4:00 PM
Even a helicopter show is a "show" and how can you have one without music.
The Bell AH-1 Cobra was the war horse of choice for many Vietnam-era pilots.
Mar 2, 2015 - 5:15 PM
Heli-Expo 2015 - Arrivals
Crate Expectations. Imagine the possibilities within.
Mar 2, 2015 - 5:15 PM
Heli-Expo 2015, Hall Setup: The bright lights of the helicopter industry's biggest show are only part of the story. Photos: Mariano Rosales

All HAI Convention News

Mar 6, 2015 - 11:23 AM
Able Aerospace recently obtained FAA parts manufacturer approval for its tail-rotor fan shaft
Mar 6, 2015 - 11:20 AM
Snohomish County Helicopter Rescue honored for sveral lives
Mar 6, 2015 - 11:15 AM
Flight crew flew five and half hours during the rescue attempt mission
Mar 6, 2015 - 11:11 AM
Celebrating its 100th Anniversary, the engine filtration system maker assesses the latest developments in inlet barrier filtration
Mar 6, 2015 - 10:54 AM
Canadian leasing company Southward Helicopters sees the AStar's versatility as a key selling point
Mar 6, 2015 - 10:50 AM
Aviation insurance firm provider reports strong growth at sister helicopter companies
Mar 6, 2015 - 10:44 AM
Sikorsky is sponsoring the education of rotorcraft engineers in Brazil
Mar 6, 2015 - 10:41 AM
The Canadian MRO provider sees value in customers upgrading to the latest AS350 standard
Mar 6, 2015 - 10:38 AM
Company displays iPad mounts and tables
Mar 6, 2015 - 10:18 AM
The world's largest and oldest aerial sightseeing company marks its first half century with a special edition Airbus Helicopters EC130T2