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March 15, 2007, 11:09 AM

Sergei Sikorsky charmed some 300 Heli-Expo attendees at the Sikorsky booth (No.

March 15, 2007, 11:08 AM

Max-Viz, has expanded the list of helicopters on which its EVS-1000 thermal imaging system has been certified since Heli-Expo 2006, announcing the addition of the Bell 206 and LongRanger series, the 407, 412 and 412EP.

March 15, 2007, 11:02 AM

HAI’s first-responder database is up and running with more than 250 helicopters registered since it became operational last July.

March 15, 2007, 10:59 AM

Intelligent Automation Corp. (IAC) launched its so-called SuperHUMS (health and usage monitoring system) here at Heli-Expo (Booth No. 1032).

March 15, 2007, 10:59 AM

Honeywell’s small heavy fuel engine (SHFE), in development since 2003, “will change the game for turboshaft engines in the future,” predicted Ron Rich, the company’s director of advanced aerospace technology.

March 15, 2007, 10:58 AM

The slightly worn helicopter searchlight at the Vectorbeam Technologies booth (No. 4101) illustrates not wear and tear from normal operations but the punishment that the unit went through during RTCA DO-160E testing, including lightning tests.

March 15, 2007, 10:54 AM

Helicopter owners who use after-market parts made by Extex (Booth No. 3109) under the FAA’s PMA (parts manufacturer approval) rules can now benefit from the company’s new customer assurance program (CAP).

March 15, 2007, 10:35 AM

Kit helicopter maker Rotorway has been acquired by an ownership group led by Grant Norwitz, who first became acquainted with the company when he purchased one of its helicopters. He joined Rotorway last year as CEO.

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.

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