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March 15, 2007, 10:35 AM

Kit helicopter maker Rotorway has been acquired by an ownership group led by Grant Norwitz, who first became acquainted with the company when he purchased one of its helicopters. He joined Rotorway last year as CEO.

March 15, 2007, 10:30 AM

Responding to the increased use of night-vision goggles (NVG) among helicopter operators, particularly in the air medical, law enforcement and offshore oil sectors, Sky Connect is introducing its new NVG lighting-compatible satcom dialers at Heli-Expo 2007 Booth No. 1110.

March 15, 2007, 10:30 AM

First-time Heli-Expo exhibitor Cybaero (Booth No. 150) is attracting a lot of attention with a tiny helicopter UAV powered by a rotary diesel engine. The Apid Vantage UAV has a removable nose for quick swapping of payloads, an electric tail rotor and three-blade rotor system.

March 15, 2007, 10:28 AM

Emteq (Booth No. 3051) has a unique way of seeing things. This time around it’s the company’s new night-vision imaging system (NVIS), upgraded with LED technology.

March 15, 2007, 10:28 AM

Avionics manufacturer and integrator Thales and helicopter OEM Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

March 15, 2007, 10:22 AM

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has taken delivery of a new AS 350B3 from Eurocopter Canada. It is the seventh to join the Canadian law enforcement force’s fleet of 38 rotary- and fixed-wing aircraft. The RCMP has also exercised its option for an eighth AS 350B3.

March 15, 2007, 10:21 AM

AgustaWestland has seen sales of its helicopters rise in India since its first delivery of an A109 to the government of Rajasthan two years ago.

March 15, 2007, 10:19 AM

Aviall and Rolls-Royce have renewed their distribution contract for Rolls-Royce 250 engine parts. The original contract was due to expire Dec. 31, 2009, but the two companies recently extended the contract to 2019.

March 15, 2007, 10:14 AM

AgustaWestland and Eurocopter have confirmed “their joint commitment to the NH90 program,” the two companies announced here at Heli-Expo’07.

March 15, 2007, 10:13 AM

Era Helicopters of Lake Charles, La., announced that it has signed a 20-aircraft order with Eurocopter. The contract is for eight EC 145 intermediate-twin-turbine helicopters, eight EC 135 light-twin helicopters and four AS 350B2 single-turbine helicopters.

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