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StandardAero, Thales Pick Flex for Autopilot Mode Annunciator

The Flex instrument fits into a standard 2.25-inch panel cutout
Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics Flex display for StableLight mode annunciator

Loft Dynamics Opens Santa Monica VR Sim Center

The full-motion VR simulator costs one-twentieth the price of a full-flight simulator
Loft simulator

Tata and Airbus To Start Helicopter Production in India

H125 final assembly line will be Airbus' second manufacturing plant in the country
Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury (left) and N. Chandrasekaran, chairman of Tata Sons, confirm their partnership to build a helicopter final assembly line in India.

FAA Grants Approval for Thales AStar 4-axis Autopilot

EASA and Transport Canada approvals to follow
Thales StableLight autopilot for Airbus H125 helicopter

Metro Delivers Kitted H125s to Baltimore Police

Metro Aviation is customizing a trio of new Airbus H125 helicopters for the Baltimore Police.
Baltimore Police Department’s Airbus H125 in flight near cellular tower
Training and Workforce

Loft Dynamics Demos 360-degree VR Simulator

The Loft Dynamics VR 360-degree flight simulator gives pilots a full-immersion flying experience.
Loft Dynamics Airbus H125 virtual reality simulator

Airbus AStar Gets Power Boost

EASA has certified a 10 percent power upgrade for the Safran Arriel 2D engine in the Airbus Helicopters H125 single.
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Maintenance and Modifications

True Blue Power Unveils New Li-ion Chargers

True Blue Power designed its new TT28-12 Charger Pro and TT28-2 Charger Mx to simplify lithium-ion aircraft battery charging.

Guardian Flight Brings Helo Air Ambulance To Alaska

Global Medical Response (GMR) unit Guardian Flight will open its first Alaska rotor wing base at Kenai.
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New Rotorcraft 2014

Bell and others announcing or hinting at new models.
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