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Doug Kitani succeeds Andrew Mills, who stepped into the role on an acting basis in May following the company's bankruptcy exit.
Plans call for Lockheed Martin-Sikorsky to deliver the first two production helicopters to the U.S. Marine Corps in 2020.
Bell 204B and Bell 205A pitch-change chain cracking has been a known issue for years.
Russian Helicopters expects to deliver 15 twin-seat Ka-52 attack helicopters to Egypt by the end of the year.
Sealed in June, the 100-ship order is worth approximately $300 million and finalizes a framework agreement the company entered with Shaanxi in 2016.
The rationale for developing the model was to improve its operating economics and make it more attractive to the export market.
Leonardo led jump in quarterly deliveries, up 30 units.
Major oil producers—including Chevron, Exxon Mobil, Shell, Total, BP, Murphy, Anadarko, and Statoil—bid $121.1 million for drilling rights.
Certified last year by the FAA and recently approved by EASA, the kit is available through the aftermarket or as a factory installed STC.
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