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The collective pull down system lowers the collective automatically in a low rotor rpm situation.
A large repossession contract and a raft of transactions helped Monaco-based Avinco to have a decent 2016 despite general economic malaise.
The Redlands, Calif., battery manufacturer's sealed lead-acid battery has been selected as standard equipment for the Bell 407 GXP.
Airbus Helicopters customers are benefitting from the company's switch to an electronic business model.
The Italian company is inviting Heli-Expo attendees to experience a virtual reality search-and-rescue operation.
The Pulselite system has received an amended STC so that it now can be installed on 67 Airbus helicopter types and variants.
First shipments of the updated Kaman K-Max helicopter are expected in the second quarter.
StandardAero is targeting opportunities to grow its business despite a soft helicopter market.
Bristow Group is seeing growing interest in contracts for its helicopter fleet, especially in Europe.
The Canadian company introduced new tow handles and wheel-tire combinations for Robinson R44 and R66 helicopters.