HAI Convention News 2017

Mar 9, 2017 - 3:17 PM
The deal, when completed, will make China's Reignwood Aviaition the world's largest operator of the type.
Leonardo Helicopters senior v-p of worldwide customer support and training Vittorio Della Bella (second from right) explains the company’s initiative to combine support and training under one umbrella. He is flanked by (l-r) Leonardo Helicopters v-p of capability development and governance Giovanni Cecchelli, BelAir CEO Susanne Hessellund and Era Group CEO Chris Bradshaw.
Mar 9, 2017 - 1:30 PM
The new TeamUp brand unifies Leonardo's customer support and training efforts.
A video showing an experimental system that provides the real-time noise signature pattern for helicopters was played at the Fly Neighborly session yesterday here at Heli-Expo.
Mar 9, 2017 - 1:00 PM
Noise-mitigating flight techniques are rarely taught in flight school.
TheCAE Booth at Heli-Expo. photo Mariano Rosales
Mar 9, 2017 - 11:37 AM
CAE developed a full-flight simulator for the AW139 with Leonardo Helicopters.
Mar 9, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Waypoint Leasing and maintenance and support specialist Eagle will reconfigure aircraft for new roles.
Steven Dengler and his father, Bob Dengler, along with Dugal MacDuff (right), will fly a Bell 429 on a circumnavigation flight this year to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary. The focus of the trip is not to break records but for the pilots to be ambassadors of good will around the world.
Mar 9, 2017 - 9:59 AM
Bob and Steven Dengel, along with Dugal MacDuff, will fly a Bell 429 approximately 37,000 km in a little over one month while stopping in 14 countries.
Bell executive v-p of commercial sales Patrick Moulay and a representative from Nakanihon Air Service sealed a deal for two Bell 429s here at Heli-Expo on Tuesday.
Mar 9, 2017 - 9:55 AM
The latest agreement continues a 60-year relationship between Nakanihon Air Service and Bell and bring's the operator order tally to nearly 80 Bells.
Mar 9, 2017 - 9:50 AM
Based on data from 50 countries, the number of helicopter accidents has been on a downturn for the past several years.
Sikorsky sales representative Sam Chae, Korea Coast Guard senior inspector Seong Chul Kim and Sikorsky president Dan Schultz mark the second S-92 going to the service. The aircraft on display at Sikorsky’s booth will officially be handed over to the coast guard following Heli-Expo.
Mar 9, 2017 - 9:34 AM
Sikorsky honored South Korean Coast Guard crews for their rescue efforts.
Oregon-based Hillsboro Aviation opened its new FBO and maintenance facility at Portland-Hillsboro Airport. On the rotary-wing side, Hillsboro is an authorized service center for DART, Bell and Robinson.
Mar 9, 2017 - 9:31 AM
Hillsboro Aviation will expand its five core divisions.

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Mar 9, 2017 - 3:32 PM
The company has flown over 25,000 flight hours and facilitated more than 50,000 patient flights with its BCAS division using the S-76.
Mar 9, 2017 - 3:17 PM
The deal, when completed, will make China's Reignwood Aviaition the world's largest operator of the type.
Mar 9, 2017 - 2:52 PM
The new Iris console presents a virtual copy of the aircraft engine and airframe subsystem.
Mar 9, 2017 - 2:39 PM
Joe McChesney has more than 39 years of experience with solvent and aqueous cleaning processes.
Mar 9, 2017 - 2:00 PM
The battery manufacturer recently opened a new plant in Austell, Georgia.
Leonardo Helicopters senior v-p of worldwide customer support and training Vittorio Della Bella (second from right) explains the company’s initiative to combine support and training under one umbrella. He is flanked by (l-r) Leonardo Helicopters v-p of capability development and governance Giovanni Cecchelli, BelAir CEO Susanne Hessellund and Era Group CEO Chris Bradshaw.
Mar 9, 2017 - 1:30 PM
The new TeamUp brand unifies Leonardo's customer support and training efforts.
Mar 9, 2017 - 1:15 PM
Part of the campaign will involve AeroBrigham holding drawings for items that represent its "high class to classic" aviation services.