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February 20, 2007, 5:43 AM

Since diversifying into a sales dealership last year, HelicopterBuyer (Booth No. 2056) has found a new customer base that prefers to deal with a rotorcraft’s owner rather than a succession of sales brokers.

February 20, 2007, 5:30 AM

Crashworthy crew and passenger seats for military aircraft, including ejection seats, are UK-based Martin-Baker’s bread and butter. Now the company has used its military experience to develop two different crashworthy seats for the cabins of civil helicopters.

February 20, 2007, 5:25 AM

American Eurocopter opened its new production facility near Columbus, Miss., in October. Once the commotion had died down, HAI Convention News paid a visit to interview president and CEO Marc Paganini, right, to discuss the progress Eurocopter has made in getting the operation up and running.

February 20, 2007, 5:19 AM

Keystone Helicopter is introducing its new Silencer airframe at Heli-Expo, along with expanded Rolls-Royce 250 and Honeywell LTS 101 engine services.

February 20, 2007, 5:16 AM

Soloy is back.

February 20, 2007, 5:09 AM

Survival Systems USA, a company that provides simulated ditching and underwater escape training to military and commercial pilots, crew and passengers, is at Heli-Expo booth No. 2639 displaying video programs and equipment specifically for helicopter operations.

February 20, 2007, 3:53 AM

Cineflex (Booth No. 1644), the Helinet Aviation Services subsidiary that specializes in electromechanical motion control systems, made the trip to Heli-Expo this year to demonstrate its flagship product–the HiDEF gyro-stabilized aerial camera platform.

February 20, 2007, 3:49 AM

Poor execution of autorotation landings, onto rough or too-soft terrain and into objects, accounted for a disproportionate number of injuries and deaths in helicopter accidents last year, according to safety analyst Robert E. Breiling Associates of Boca Raton, Fla.

February 20, 2007, 3:44 AM

If ever there was a time for rotorcraft to prove their worth, it was during these past five weeks assisting in the relief effort for victims of the Southeast Asia tsunami.