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March 12, 2007, 12:00 PM

Boeing and AgustaWestland (Booth No. 529) have signed a memorandum of understanding for joint work on the next-generation Chinook for the Italian Army. The deal could lead to similar joint opportunities in the future.

March 12, 2007, 11:59 AM

Following last year’s NTSB recommendation that all turbine-powered helicopters be equipped with terrain awareness and warning systems (TAWS), Air Logistics has decided to upgrade its newer medium and heavy twin-engine helicopters with Honeywell enhanced ground proximity warning systems (EGPWS).

March 12, 2007, 11:53 AM

Honeywell released its ninth annual turbine-powered civil helicopter purchase outlook yesterday and, according to the 10-page report, the only direction for the helicopter industry is up.

March 12, 2007, 11:35 AM

Appareo Systems, a small technology company from Fargo, N.D., announced yesterday it has partnered with Gulf Coast giant Air Logistics, a Bristow Group company, to produce an interesing flight monitoring tool called Aircraft Logging and Event Recording for Training and Safety (Alerts).

March 12, 2007, 11:22 AM

One of two Fairfax County (Va.) Police Department Bell 407s modified by Paradigm Aerospace is on display at the L-3 Communications booth (No. 2847).

March 12, 2007, 11:02 AM

Former HAI president Roy Resavage died last month after a long illness. He was 62. Resavage spent seven years at the helm of HAI, where he led the association through difficult financial times.

March 12, 2007, 10:55 AM

Robinson Helicopters of Torrance, Calif., arrived at Heli-Expo armed with orders and prepared to sell even more of its piston-powered helicopters. The question on everybody’s mind, though, is whether CEO Frank Robinson will finallly launch the R66 this year.

March 12, 2007, 10:50 AM

FLIR Systems, the Portland, Ore.-based manufacturer of thermal imaging and stabilized camera systems, introduced a new low-cost thermal camera system, the EVS3, here at Heli-Expo 2007.

March 12, 2007, 9:41 AM

Bell 206 JetRanger, Bonifay, Fla., Feb. 5, 2005–The pilot of JetRanger N35BA was killed when the helicopter crashed soon after takeoff from Bonifay, 95 miles east of Pensacola.

March 12, 2007, 9:24 AM

Raytheon 390 Premier I, Blackbushe Airport, Hampshire, UK, April 7, 2004– According to the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch report, the instrument-rated pilot of Premier N200PR was unable to raise the landing gear after takeoff from Humberside Airport.

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