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Rotorcraft

Bell, Leonardo To Team on Tiltrotor Technologies

Effort will built on multi-decade cooperation between the companies
Bell Leonardo tiltrotor co-op
Accidents

Challenger Fatal: Oil Pressure Warnings Preceded Engine Failure

With exits blocked by fire, the flight attendant led passengers through the baggage compartment door
N823KD Hop-A-Jet Challenger 604
Training and Workforce

Thales To Provide Simulators for German Army H145Ms

The contract follows an order for up to 82 twins from Airbus Helicopters
Thales H145M simulator
Rotorcraft

PHI Celebrates Its 75th Year

Helicopter services company has grown to a fleet of more than 200
PHI booth at Heli-Expo 2024
Maintenance and Modifications

PAC International Logs Busy 2023

Metro Aviation unit specializes in helicopter completions and modifications
Metro Aviation unit PAC International 2023 in review
Training and Workforce

Leonardo Celebrates Decade of Helicopter Training Academy in Malaysia

In 2023, 450 students completed their training
Leonardo's Malaysia logistics center
Rotorcraft

Airbus Helicopters Positioning for the Offshore Boom

Airbus Helicopters ramps up H175, H160 production
Airbus Offshore
Maintenance and Modifications

Hartzell Propeller Service Center Doubles Warranty Length

Agreement also Increases product exchange inventory
A Hartzell mechanic inspects prop assembly
Regulations and Government

FAA Clarifies Part 135 FDR Seating Configuration Regs

The agency is seeing confusion surrounding FDR requirements
Global Express Interior
Rotorcraft

Reiser's Airbus H145D3 Full-flight Simulator Gets Nod

The simulator received certification from the Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority
Airbus H145D3
Avionics

Daedalean Building Blocks Toward AI-powered Autonomy

Products will help pilots by monitoring traffic and other hazards
Daedalean camera enclosure on Leonardo
Rotorcraft

VAI Tackling Infrastructure, Operating Standards with Broadened Base

VAI's Viola is concerned that vertiport standards aren't flexible enough
Helicopter landing at Heli-Expo 2024
Maintenance and Modifications

Cadorath Winnipeg Receives Rolls-Royce Approval

The approval adds more capabilities to the company's engine services
Rolls-Royce M250
Avionics

Shadin Avionics Intros Newest Digita/Analog Radar Altimeter Converter

The company says its latest DARALT converter is a 'future-proof" solution
Shadin Avionics New DARALT digital to analog radar altimeter converter
Rotorcraft

Airbus Expands Support for HUMS Customers

GPMS HUMS adds benefits beyond health and usage monitoring
GPMS HUMS
Rotorcraft

David Smith Named Robinson Helicopter CEO

Kurt Robinson remains on board and will serve as an advisor
David Smith left, Kurt Robinson, right
Rotorcraft

ASU Unveils Lightweight E3 Night-vision Goggle

The new night-vision goggle is available for orders
Aviation Specialties Unlimited night-vision goggle
Rotorcraft

Hensoldt Makes the Cellphone Detection Connection

Enhanced mission management is available with the EuroNav 7 integration
Hensoldt integration to geolocate cellphones
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Banyan Air Service Will Supply Starlink Connectivity

Several supplemental type certificates for business aircraft are nearing completion
Banyan Air Service staff
Avionics

Genesys Testing Daedalean Situational Intelligence

Safety will be enhanced by real-time processing of visual data in flight
Genesys Moog Daedalean OmniX
Rotorcraft

MD Helicopters Adds Helint of Kenya as Latest Authorized Service Center

Clientele includes prominent organizations such as the Kenya Defence Force
Helint of Kenya employees
Rotorcraft

United Rotorcraft To Partner in Establishing Saudi Helo MRO

The Part 145 repair station will be established at MRO Village in Jeddah
Maintenance and Modifications

C&L Aerospace Opens Wichita Aircraft Parts Warehouse

Company plans to store aircraft parts inventory and avionics in new location
C&L Aerospace warehouse
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Sikorsky HEX Takes Shape

Sikorsky plans to fly the HEX aircraft in 2026
Sikorski HEX
Maintenance and Modifications

Bell 505 Gains Autopilot, Aux Fuel Approvals

EASA approves installation of GFC 600H autopilot
Bell 505 at Heli-Expo 2024
Rotorcraft

Phenix Heavy Lift UAS Makes Heli-Expo Debut

The UAS is targeting logistics, firefighting, agriculture, and defense applications
Phenix Solutions’ Ultra 2XL heavy lift uncrewed aerial system (UAS)
Aircraft

Awaiting G700 Cert, Gulfstream Working Through G280 Disruptions

General Dynamics chair calls G700 delays a surprise of 2023
Gulfstream G700 (Photo: Gulfstream Aerospace)
Rotorcraft

Lasen Takes Delivery of Leak-detecting Bell 206

The project involved complete refurbishment of the helicopter
Lasen takes delivery of Bell 206 from Meridian Helicopters
Rotorcraft

StartStick Marks 2,500th Delivery

Lightweight GPU available for most turbine helicopters
Starstick GPU
Accidents

Helo Pilot Relives Dark Day, on Road to Recovery

Helicopter Pilot Details Tailboom Separation Crash in NTSB Safety Symposium
Helicopter pilot and crash survivor Tim Hunter