Hartzell Propeller purchases the assets of Tanis Aircraft Products, a manufacturer of engine preheat systems for fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, with facilities in Minnesota. The Tanis brand will become part of Hartzell Propeller’s heated products, which now includes systems for propeller de-ice, piston-engine preheat, turbine-engine preheat, helicopter preheat, battery, avionics and cabin preheat.
At Helicopter Maintenance magazine, we remain optimistic about the future of the helicopter industry. So much so that we are ending the year with our first ever attendance at a European helicopter trade show!
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces Life Flight Network has signed a purchase agreement for four Bell 429s and four Bell 407GXis to add to its existing helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) aircraft fleet.
Helicopter Association International (HAI) strongly opposes the announced “Improving Helicopter Safety Act of 2019” over the concern that measures within the act will have no positive effect on aviation safety over New York City but will threaten the viability of the helicopter industry.
Midwest AeroCare, a Med-Trans Corporation program, takes delivery of a medically configured Bell 407 helicopter. Based in Pittsburg, KS, the aircraft serves southeast Kansas, southwest Missouri, and northeast Oklahoma.
Individuals from three Global Medical Response (GMR) operations from Oregon to Virginia are recognized for their remarkable contributions to the air medical and critical-care ground transport community by the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS). The three people recognized will be given their awards Nov. 4 at the AAMS' 2019 Air Medical Transport Conference in Atlanta, GA.
The inaugural Vertical Flight Expo & Conference (VFE) is gearing up to host a packed conference program where industry veterans and experts will offer insights and advice on the most pressing challenges and opportunities facing the vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft industry.
Alpine Aerotech, an international leader in helicopter maintenance and product development, announces that it has officially secured a TCCA STC (FAA/EASA STC pending) for its cost-effective digital flight instrument kit applicable to Bell 212 Day/Night VFR operations.
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announces the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an instrument flight rules (IFR) supplemental type certificate (STC) for the Bell 407GXi. The certification is a requirement for the Navy Advanced Helicopter Training System competition, enabling the Bell 407GXi to replace the Bell TH-57 Sea Ranger as the U.S. Navy's training helicopter.
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announces the delivery of the 200th Bell 505 Jet Ranger X to Austria-based operator Hubi-fly Helikopter GmbH. The aircraft will be used for corporate transport.