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March 15, 2007, 10:30 AM

Responding to the increased use of night-vision goggles (NVG) among helicopter operators, particularly in the air medical, law enforcement and offshore oil sectors, Sky Connect is introducing its new NVG lighting-compatible satcom dialers at Heli-Expo 2007 Booth No. 1110.

March 15, 2007, 10:30 AM

First-time Heli-Expo exhibitor Cybaero (Booth No. 150) is attracting a lot of attention with a tiny helicopter UAV powered by a rotary diesel engine. The Apid Vantage UAV has a removable nose for quick swapping of payloads, an electric tail rotor and three-blade rotor system.

March 15, 2007, 10:28 AM

Emteq (Booth No. 3051) has a unique way of seeing things. This time around it’s the company’s new night-vision imaging system (NVIS), upgraded with LED technology.

March 15, 2007, 10:28 AM

Avionics manufacturer and integrator Thales and helicopter OEM Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

March 15, 2007, 10:22 AM

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has taken delivery of a new AS 350B3 from Eurocopter Canada. It is the seventh to join the Canadian law enforcement force’s fleet of 38 rotary- and fixed-wing aircraft. The RCMP has also exercised its option for an eighth AS 350B3.

March 15, 2007, 10:21 AM

AgustaWestland has seen sales of its helicopters rise in India since its first delivery of an A109 to the government of Rajasthan two years ago.

March 15, 2007, 10:19 AM

Aviall and Rolls-Royce have renewed their distribution contract for Rolls-Royce 250 engine parts. The original contract was due to expire Dec. 31, 2009, but the two companies recently extended the contract to 2019.

March 15, 2007, 10:14 AM

AgustaWestland and Eurocopter have confirmed “their joint commitment to the NH90 program,” the two companies announced here at Heli-Expo’07.

March 15, 2007, 10:13 AM

Era Helicopters of Lake Charles, La., announced that it has signed a 20-aircraft order with Eurocopter. The contract is for eight EC 145 intermediate-twin-turbine helicopters, eight EC 135 light-twin helicopters and four AS 350B2 single-turbine helicopters.

March 15, 2007, 10:12 AM

SkyTrac Systems yesterday announced receipt of an order for 100 shipsets (plus options) of its satellite-based SkyWeb automatic flight-following and communication equipment from Canadian Helicopters.

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