News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
Tri-State was founded in 2002 and operates a mixed fleet of 19 EMS helicopters and four fixed-wing aircraft from bases in the U.S. Southwest.
U.S. OEM is working closely with India to encourage progress in manufacturing, with final assembly of military helicopters on the cards.
Chinese partner commits to build 100 H135s over 10 years.
Prototype 2 of the civil tiltrotor went down during a routine test flight.
The first flight of the new heavy-lift helicopter was delayed from last year by issues with its gearbox and other technical challenges.
Newly formed group, which operates a combined 117 helicopters, brings Mont Blanc Hélicoptères and Hélicoptères de France under the same banner.
Both engines flamed out although usable fuel remained in the main tank of the Airbus Helicopters light twin.
Charter flights are available daily or hourly and include shuttle flights to all Chicago-area airports and local and regional golf courses.
Certification of the full icing protection system is anticipated by the middle of next year.
Garrison led Bell through an overall rejuvenation of the helicopter manufacturer’s culture and a period of dynamic and dramatic transformation.