Helicopter Association International (HAI) announces United States Coast Guard Lieutenant Commander Travis Christy, an MH-60 aircraft commander, as the recipient of the Salute to Excellence Pilot of the Year Award. The award, presented by ROTOR Media, recognizes an outstanding single feat performed by a helicopter pilot during the year or extraordinary professionalism over a period of time.
StandardAero delivers the industry’s first UH-1H helicopter tailboom modified to be the lightest with the most heavy-lift strength to fly in the hottest and highest altitudes in the world. The first modification was delivered earlier this month to the helicopter fleet of launch customer, Pinal County, AZ, sheriff’s department.
Helicopter Association International (HAI) announces it has awarded nine HAI scholarships for 2021. Available to aviation students around the world, these scholarships support HAI’s mission to educate the next generation of helicopter professionals.
Helitow Cart announces a recently designed ground-handling solution ideal for the Bell 505. The V910 Heli-Carrier's narrow body allows it to easily slide under aircraft and lift it completely, eliminating the need for ground-handling wheels. The V910 is the perfect solution for private owners and light commercial operators moving aircraft on hard surfaces.
Helitech Expo, the UK’s leading event for the rotorcraft industry, returns under new management by the multi award-winning PRYSM Media Group. Partnered with the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), ADS Group and British Helicopter Association (BHA), Helitech Expo 2021 promises to be the can’t-miss event of the year.
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.
Hartzell Propeller's agreement with the Recreational Aviation Foundation, which provides special $1,000 discounts on all new Hartzell backcountry propellers sold to RAF members, will be featured at EAA AirVenture 2021. RAF is a national organization headquartered in Bozeman, MT, dedicated to preserving, improving and creating airstrips for recreational access.
Safran Helicopter Engines receives FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) type certification for its Arrano 1A engine, installed in the Airbus H160 helicopter. Arrano is a new-generation turboshaft in the 1,100 to 1,300 shp power range. It integrates the best in aero-engine technologies and offers a 15 percent reduction in fuel consumption over other in-service helicopter engines.
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces the delivery of a Bell 505 helicopter to W.A. Oil Factory and Distribution PLC in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, its first corporate customer in the country. With this latest acquisition, there are almost 30 Bell 505s in operation across six countries in Africa and the Middle East. “The Bell 505 is an exceptional aircraft for corporate...
EIT LLC — a technology-based company providing full-service electronic manufacturing, engineering and product-development services to aerospace, medical, instrumentation, telecommunications and defense customers for almost 40 years — announces it will be attending the Aircraft Electronics Association Trade Show in Dallas, TX, June 22-25, 2021.