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March 15, 2007, 11:36 AM

Atlantis Systems International (ASI) of Ottawa, Ontario, has developed what it calls a helicopter vocational trainer for autorotation (HVT) and is demonstrating its finesse in Heli-Expo Booth No. 4401.

March 15, 2007, 11:34 AM

Aerospace Integration Corp. (AIC) of Mary Esther, Fla., is scheduled to open a 100,000-sq-ft aircraft completion center next February, on the grounds of the Albertville (Ala.) Municipal Airport. The $12 million completion center is meant to quickly “missionize” both U.S.

March 15, 2007, 11:32 AM

The Wescam division of L-3 Communications is here with the first installation of its new MX-15i imaging turret installed on a UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency S-92 located at the Sikorsky booth. The S-92 installation was done by Sikorsky’s Keystone Helicopter division.

March 15, 2007, 11:29 AM

The FAA made a hard sell yesterday to offshore oil operators that will soon have the opportunity to receive unprecedented traffic and weather information in the cockpit via ADS-B (automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast) technology–if they equip their helicopters with special equipment that ca

March 15, 2007, 11:27 AM

Helitowcart (Booth No. 3501) introduced its HeliCushion kit for “instant refurbishing” of Eurocopter AS 350 and AS 355 seats. The “ready-to-go” kit consists of molded foam buildup and cover and is designed to slide into place in seconds and fit all seating positions.

March 15, 2007, 11:26 AM

Metro Aviation is celebrating 25 years in the helicopter completion, maintenance services and commercial flight operations business with the announcement at Heli-Expo of a move to a new facility it describes as “one of the largest of its kind in the United States.” Scheduled to open in June this

March 15, 2007, 11:24 AM

Barco introduced its MDU-2000 line of mission display units at Booth No. 441 here at Heli-Expo. The Belgian company said the MDU-2000 displays deliver high-performance cockpit technology yet are cost-effective as displays for a cabin-grade airborne mission.

March 15, 2007, 11:11 AM

Under pressure from its competitors, Eurocopter–still the number-one manufacturer in the civil helicopter market–is working hard to cope with a rapid production ramp-up of its own helicopters at a time when rivals are introducing a dizzying array of new models.

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.

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