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Grand Prairie, Texas – American Eurocopter, the nation’s leading provider of helicopters for the U.S. emergency medical services industry, announced today that it will again be exhibiting at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from October 11-13. According to American Eurocopter, "The company’s industry leading helicopters account for a significant portion of the helicopters providing emergency medical service (EMS) support throughout the United States."

Monday, November 1, 2010 - Shadin Avionics - Shadin Avionics, a global leader in aircraft fuel management solutions, announces the approval of a Supplemental Type Certificate for the installation of a Shadin Fuel Management Kit into Bell 212 and 412 model helicopters.

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St Louis, MO., September 27, 2010 – Aerospace Filtration Systems, Inc. (AFS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI) and a division of the Aerospace & Defense group, sponsored its Fourth Annual Charity Golf Tournament and raised nearly $30,000 for the St. Louis Metro Airborne Law Enforcement Foundation and the Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) Scholarship Foundation.     

These ACs are associated with the proposed rule - Damage Tolerance and Fatigue Evaluation of COMPOSITE Rotorcraft Structures. This advisory material provides an acceptable means of compliance with the provisions of §§ 27.573 and 29.573, Amendment XX, Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) dealing with the damage tolerance and fatigue evaluation of normal category composite rotorcraft structures.

Eurocopter is working on a concept aircraft that's a hybrid of a helicopter and a fixed-wing plane, the company announced today.

Called the X3, the concept rotorcraft has a rotor system and airplane propellers at either side and is designed to offer "the speed of a turboprop-powered aircraft" while boasting the hovering and vertical take-off and landing capabilities of a helicopter.

Glendale, ARIZONA – September 16, 2010 - SFS Aviation Co. Ltd., has selected Worldwide Helicopter Solutions of Glendale, Arizona to provide on-site DDAFCS, EFIS and WX avionics systems training at their base in Songkhla, Thailand.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Era Training Center LLC (ETC) announced today that it has obtained Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC) approval for its CFR 142 Training Center. ETC is the first foreign helicopter Training Center certified by Brazil. 

Milton, WI 8/3/2010 - HeliMx magazine announces the appointment of R. Fred Polak as editor. Polak will report to HeliMx editorial director Joe Escobar.

DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their affiliated partner, DART Aerospace Ltd., has received Transport Canada, FAA, EASA and ANAC approval of their updated design Heli-Utility-Basket for the EC 130.

July 01, 2010 - SHELTON, Connecticut - Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS), the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., today announced the acquisition of LifePort, Inc., a Washington aircraft accessories manufacturer that specializes in air medical systems, lightweight armor, interior furnishings and EnfliteTM galley equipment for fixed and rotary wing aircraft. This acquisition establishes SAS’s new accessories business segment. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).