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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.

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 16:59

Wow! Great Human Factors term right? But “Effective Communication” is more than psychological hyperbole. Effective Communication is defined as the successful conveyance or exchange of information or news.

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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 Introduces Ideal Ground-handling Solution for Bell 505
Helitow Cart Introduces Ideal Ground-handling Solution for Bell 505
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.
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 and RAF Agreement Highlights Recreational Flying at EAA 2021
Hartzell and RAF Agreement Highlights Recreational Flying at EAA 2021
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 Arrano 1A Obtains FAA Certification
Safran Arrano 1A Obtains FAA Certification
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 Delivers First 505 to Ethiopia

Bell Delivers First 505 to Ethiopia

Bell Delivers First 505 to Ethiopia
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 to Present New Data Recorder at 2021 AEA Dallas Trade Show
EIT to Present New Data Recorder at 2021 AEA Dallas Trade Show
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.
StandardAero announces the appointment of Peter Wheatley as vice president/general manager of the company’s Helicopters business unit, located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. In his new role, Wheatley will be responsible for managing StandardAero’s broad range of support offerings for the helicopter segment, which include OEM-authorized engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO); airframe support; dynamic component repair (DCR); crash-resistant fuel systems; and avionics installations. StandardAero’s Helicopters business unit is the world’s largest independent MRO provider that supports helicopter operators from locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Oceania.

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