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The order followed a Rocky Mountain fly-off in Colorado last summer.
CMC is offering demonstrations of its new helicopter cockpit demonstrator at Heli-Expo 2017.
The products are designed to enable use of iPads in extreme conditions.
Bell Helicopter has opened its first training center outside the U.S. and will start by offering Bell 429 type ratings in a TRU simulator.
The training device enables pilots to familiarize themselves with the cockpit, aircraft systems and avionics before flying the full-flight simulator,
Safran's engines powered helicopters for five first flights last year, although deliveries were flat and support revenues dropped.
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.