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March 12, 2007, 12:31 PM

Frasca International is offering a video gamer’s delight here at Heli-Expo: an opportunity to fly a Bell 206 simulator with a friend down the hall.

March 12, 2007, 12:28 PM

Cabin entertainment equipment from Flight Display Systems (Booth No. 906) is now available as a factory option on the new Agusta A109S Grand.

March 12, 2007, 12:26 PM

Schweizer will deliver its milestone 6,000th aircraft to Helicopter Adventures here at Heli-Expo today. The Model 300CBi is on display in the Schweizer static exhibit (No. 36).

March 12, 2007, 12:24 PM

According to Schweizer Aircraft president Paul Schweizer, business has never been better.

March 12, 2007, 12:19 PM

Annual U.S. turbine helicopter accidents for singles and twins dropped slightly last year, a reflection of an improving safety picture combined with steady, or possibly slightly declining, usage rates compared with 2005.

March 12, 2007, 12:16 PM

Honeywell has been exploring synthetic-vision system (SVS) technology for  the helicopter cockpit, but the display concept will bear little resemblance to the system the company unveiled last summer for fixed-wing applications.

March 12, 2007, 12:10 PM

Switlik Parachute won a contract to provide its U-Zip-It aircrew dry suit to the U.S. Coast Guard. The dry suit, which can be viewed at Switlik’s booth (No. 722), features a low-slung zipper that makes the suit easier to slip on.

March 12, 2007, 12:07 PM

First-time Heli-Expo exhibitor SRT Helicopters (Booth No.

March 12, 2007, 12:02 PM

Pratt & Whitney Canada has won the contract to power Eurocopter’s EC 175, a new 6.7-metric-ton helicopter that will fill the gap between the EC 155 Dauphin and EC 255 Super Puma.

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.