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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.

March 12, 2007, 9:22 AM

Gulfstream IV, Bucharest, Romania, Dec. 6, 2004–GIV N478GS, operated by Centurion Aviation Services, was substantially damaged during landing rollout on Runway 7 at the Baneasa Airport in Bucharest. A portion of the runway that the airplane struck was under construction.

March 12, 2007, 9:21 AM

Bell 206L-1 LongRanger, Patterson, La., Dec. 9, 2004–Bell LongRanger N5007F was substantially damaged during a forced landing following a loss of engine power. The sole-occupant commercial pilot was not injured.

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