News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
The service seeks to extend aircraft life by transferring a portion of training to simulators.
The reorganized company qualifies for small-business set-aside contracts.
Revenue fall blamed on "lower utilization in U.S. oil and gas operations, fewer search and rescue subscribers and the end of some dry-leasing contracts."
In the 2016 crash the main rotor separated from the aircraft; the investigation continues.
Blade’s Bounce on-demand service to JFK starts at $695 for the whole helicopter (typically an Astar) and $195 for per-seat scheduled service.
Civil helicopter deliveries increased to 78 in the quarter, up from 56 in the same period last year.
Sikorsky's civil helicopter sales have been hit particularly hard by the global energy slump.
But resale values for newer used singles and light twins remain soft.
Falcon initially envisions demand for five movements a day and will have two helicopters available for charter.
Company assisting with the liquidation of 13 helicopters that were abandoned as part of the CHC bankruptcy reorganization plan.