Eurocopter EC130

March 7, 2011 - 7:40am

Aviation Specialties Unlimited (Booth No. 3033) has passed a major milestone, having made more than 500 night-vision-goggle cockpit modifications.

ASU’s first modifications were to two Eurocopter EC135s, one for Collier County Emergency Medical Services of Naples, Fla., and one for St. Vincent Healthcare of Billings, Mont.

March 6, 2011 - 11:30am

To signify their continuing evolution, Eurocopter is applying an “e” suffix to the latest variants of its helicopters. One of these evolved products, the AS350B3e, is at Heli-Expo 2011 on the Eurocopter display and shown here in an air-to-air factory publicity photo.

October 18, 2010 - 3:23pm

Aerospace Filtration Systems (AFS), a subsidiary of Donaldson (Booth No. 8315), has an agreement with Wintech-Int of Australia to represent the St. Louis company’s rotorcraft Inlet Barrier Filter product line in Australia and New Zealand.

March 31, 2010 - 5:58am

Spirits were high and attendance reached a healthy 15,243 at Heli-Expo’10, held February 21 to 23 in Houston. The number of exhibitors, 596, was higher than last year, and this year’s attendance was the third highest in Heli-Expo history, underscoring the helicopter industry’s assertion that the diversity of the markets it serves has moderated the effects of the recession.

February 22, 2010 - 7:46am

One Sky Aviation, a maintenance and repair center based in Anchorage, Alaska, received an STC permitting installations of the Max-Viz EVS-1500 enhanced-vision system aboard the Eurocopter AS350 and EC130. The initial installation was performed by One Sky Aviation in an EC130 operated by Nelson AeroDynamiX of Traverse City, Mich., and owned by Dick DeVos, the son of billionaire Amway founder Richard DeVos. “Mr.

February 22, 2010 - 6:11am

Several law enforcement agencies recently completed Night Flight Concepts’s (Booth No. 1024) “Turn Green, Turn-Key” night-vision-goggle training. The agencies included the Atlanta Police Department and the Broward County (Fla.) Sheriff’s office for the MD 500E, and EC130 and EC135, respectively.

February 21, 2010 - 4:58pm

Garmin unveiled yesterday at Heli-Expo 2010 the G500H avionics system, specifically for the VFR Part 27 helicopter market.

February 21, 2010 - 7:15am

Dart Helicopter Services, celebrating just its fifth anniversary this week at Heli-Expo, is weathering the recession and growing nicely, says CEO and managing partner Jeff Shapiro.

October 8, 2009 - 6:10am

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Westcor Aviation has been certified a Turbomeca-approved maintenance center.