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The Canadian engine manufacturer is preparing to hand over the 2,000th PT6C-67C for the Leonardo Helicopters AW139.
The G4ME captures flight data and events and reports them in real time.
The Louisiana rotorcraft services provider will adopt the aviation management support software package ahead of an anticipated rise in business.
Waypoint Leasing and maintenance and support specialist Eagle will reconfigure aircraft for new roles.
The company will also run demonstrations of its new operator/airport utilization feature on its database.
Dart has developed and certified more than 30 flotation systems but this STC emergency float system will be the first for the Bell 505.
The Long Island, New York company is a seat supplier for the Bell 505 and several military programs.
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.
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.
Based on data from 50 countries, the number of helicopter accidents has been on a downturn for the past several years.