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The all-glass flight deck will offer simplicity, safety and situational awareness benefits to the OEM’s 480B helicopter.
Bristow has four more AW189s on order.
LifeRCraft architecture combines a main rotor for vertical takeoff and landing, fixed wings for energy-efficient lift and open propellers for speed.
Second-quarter revenues at Textron Aviation, which includes Cessna and Beechcraft, climbed $623 million year-over-year to $1.18 billion.
Committee challenges breakdown of roles between CAA and EASA, and suggests survivors should be better taken care of.
Simulator will be designed “especially for the unique training requirements and needs of the helicopter pilot.”
New helicopter’s three main cabin sections will be joined within the next few weeks.
Certification of the 5,840-pound-mtow rotorcraft is expected in the second half of next year.
Full-motion simulator features a 210-degree by 80-degree continuous field of view.