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The company reached the milestone delivered its first helicopter, the R22, in 1979.
Pratt & Whitney Canada is introducing a range of predictive and prognostic technology to make its helicopter engines more cost effective to operate.
Tests were conducted in Spain last July at a facility capability of simulating the certification requirements.
One of the newly modified aircraft will be on display at Heli-Expo.
FlghtSafety is adding new NVG and operational control specialist courses.
The panels provide an affordable path to NVIS upgrades.
Enstrom is test flying its second TN180, while a third is undergoing static testing and will fly soon.
Bell Helicopter XworX engineers are forging ahead on testing of Bell 525 systems in preparation for the resumption of flight testing.
Honeywell is awaiting its next STC for the Aspire 200 as it works on medevac and police applications.
Brown has 20 years of experience in aviation, approximately 10 years working in Part 145 organizations and more than seven years supporting the AW139.