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INGENIO Aerospace (INGENIO), developers of aircraft cockpit and cabin solutions, announces that Bell Textron, an aerospace manufacturer of military and commercial rotorcraft, has integrated INGENIO’s cockpit tablet electronic flight bag (“Heli-Mount EFB”) into the CH-146 Griffon Limited Life Extension (GLLE) project for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF).

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After 119 years of aircraft technology advancements, we are still seeing technology developments. Like the Wright Brothers in the years leading to first flight in 1903, companies investing in the future of aviation do so with great risk at the chance of either rewards or failure.

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Elliott Aviation completes the retrofit of HomeSafe™ emergency autoland systems on TBM 940 very fast turboprop aircraft that were delivered in the U.S. market during 2019/2020, prior to airworthiness certification of this functionality. The 29 TBM 940s had been sold in the U.S. with HomeSafe included as part of the original system/equipment list, and the post-delivery installation work was performed by Elliott Aviation at its Moline, IL, facility.
Bell Announces 400th Bell 505 Delivery

Bell Announces 400th Bell 505 Delivery

Bell Announces 400th Bell 505 Delivery
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announces the 400th Bell 505 delivery to European customer Al Barratt, who joined by the Bell leadership team to receive the customized Bell 505 at a delivery ceremony at Bell’s Mirabel, Canada, facility. Barratt is co-founder of Grenade and owner of Cotswold Aviation, both based in the United Kingdom.
S.A.F.E. to Host Technical Briefing at APSCON
S.A.F.E. to Host Technical Briefing at APSCON
S.A.F.E. Structure Designs announces it will hold a technical briefing at APSCON 2022 in Reno, NV, on Fri., July 29, at 12:00 noon. This briefing will discuss the safety challenges of maintenance personnel and how the correct support equipment can reduce injuries to personnel and prevent damage to the aircraft. SAFE provides maintenance support equipment and resources to all sectors of aviation, including military, public service and commercial.
Queensland Police Service Selects Three Bell 429 Helicopters for POLAIR Fleet
Queensland Police Service Selects Three Bell 429 Helicopters for POLAIR Fleet
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announces the selection of three new Bell 429 helicopters for the Queensland Police Service’s POLAIR fleet. The aircraft, which will be an expected delivery of fourth quarter 2023, will be used to patrol southeast Queensland and support crime-fighting efforts in the community.
Global Interest in Vita Inclinata’s Vita Rescue System Continues to Accelerate as Portuguese Air Force Completes Series of Missions
Global Interest in Vita Inclinata’s Vita Rescue System Continues to Accelerate as Portuguese Air Force Completes Series of Missions
Vita Inclinata (Vita), developer and producer of precision aerospace and industrial stabilization devices, announces the completion of its Vita Rescue System (VRS) demonstration to Squadron 751 at Air Base #6 in Portugal. The VRS litter attachment demonstration in Portugal underscores the global interest — and need — to improve the safety and efficiency of helicopter hoist rescues.
Columbia Helicopters Delivers Two CH-47D Chinooks to ROTAK Helicopter Services
Columbia Helicopters Delivers Two CH-47D Chinooks to ROTAK Helicopter Services
Heavy-lift helicopter pioneer Columbia Helicopters announces it has sold two Columbia CH-47D Chinook helicopters to ROTAK Helicopter Services of Anchorage, AK. The helicopters include Columbia’s original equipment manufacturer (OEM) safety modifications, as well as firefighting and external-load modifications. As a part of the sale, Columbia will also provide full lifecycle sustainment and airworthiness and technical publication services for the aircraft.

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