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The jump was Bush’s first from a helicopter and eighth parachute jump.
These are heady days for the company, under new ownership and with a new model planned for next year.
Vibration suppressor could be part of a larger system integrated into all Sikorsky helicopters
Hospitals, EASA agree autopilot improves safety, while BEA finds no record of automation-caused helicopter accident.
Agency seeks more time to ponder whether to make the New York North Shore Helicopter Route permanent.
The helicopter set an unofficial speed record of 255 knots a year ago.
Witnesses said the empty helicopter became airborne, hit the ground and rolled over, its rotor blades striking and killing the pilot.
Company strives to reach level three of the FAA’s SMS program.
Company also doubled its workforce and expects to ramp up production to 50 helicopters next year.
Company will also conduct prototype assembly and flight-testing of the aircraft from its plant in Mirabel, Quebec.