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A new area for youth aviation activities, located in the Vintage Aircraft Association area on the EAA grounds, is the latest addition to the expanding youth and family activities taking place at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2024. The 71st edition of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s fly-in convention and air show is July 22-28.

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Wednesday, March 27, 2024 - 12:16

For those of you that work on or support helicopters or have ever been to the Helicopter Association International’s (HAI) main event — Heli-Expo, you know that it is undoubtedly the largest helicopter tradeshow in the world. This year’s Heli-Expo 2024 was no exception.

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Leonardo Virtual and Extended Reality (VxR) Simulator's Public Premiere at Heli-Expo 2024 to Show Unique Combination of High Fidelity, Compact Footprint and Cost-Effectiveness
Leonardo Virtual and Extended Reality (VxR) Simulator's Public Premiere at Heli-Expo 2024 to Show Unique Combination of High Fidelity, Compact Footprint and Cost-Effectiveness

Leonardo exhibits its new Virtual and Extended Reality Simulator (VxR) for the first time with its motion system. The full-scale system features a cockpit, motion, and instructor console. It is now on display at Booth #6031 and is available for demos.

Astronautics Selected by Nova Systems for Secure Airborne Mission System
Astronautics Selected by Nova Systems for Secure Airborne Mission System

Astronautics Corporation of America’s AeroSync Max, a wireless air-ground communications system (AGCS), is selected by Nova Systems for more than 20 additional installations on its airborne C4ISR mission systems solution for Leonardo AW139/189 and Sikorsky S-92 helicopters deployed in a search-and-rescue (SAR) role with customers in Europe.

AeroBrigham to Receive Brazil ANAC Certification
AeroBrigham to Receive Brazil ANAC Certification

North Texas maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) provider AeroBrigham will soon complete the Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC) certification to be awarded by the Brazil aviation authority. Upon award, the company will have return-to-service authorization for aircraft registered in Brazil. AeroBrigham anticipates greater opportunities for aircraft completions, overall maintenance, repair and other comprehensive services currently offered for both fixed-and rotor-wing airframes.

Airwolf Aerospace Announces Availability of New Battery Charger for Airwolf Lithium-Ion Battery Installations
Airwolf Aerospace Announces Availability of New Battery Charger for Airwolf Lithium-Ion Battery Installations

Airwolf Aerospace announces that the company has attained FAA STC approval for the installation of True Blue Power® TB17 Lithium-ion STC kits for the Airbus H125/AS350, AS355, EC-120, H130/EC130; Bell 206A/B, 206L/L1/L3/L4; Enstrom 480B; Hiller UH-12E; and MD 369/500 helicopters, as well as the True Blue Power® TB20 battery in H125/AS350 and AS355 helicopters.

Airwolf UH-1 TT Straps (Rigid Link) Now DLA Source Approved
Airwolf UH-1 TT Straps (Rigid Link) Now DLA Source Approved

Airwolf Aerospace announces that its medium Bell TT Straps, also known as a rigid link, have been approved by the DLA as a source of supply for NSN: 3040-01- 299-8100 for UH-1 helicopters. Airwolf’s cage code (6S0N4) has been added to the Approved Manufacturers Parts Listing (AMPL), allowing Airwolf to participate in USA DLA solicitations as well as solicitations for direct foreign military sales on an equal footing with the OEM components.

Vita Aerospace Debuts PELICAN Rapid Extraction Device and Expanded SAR Training at Heli-Expo 2024
Vita Aerospace Debuts PELICAN Rapid Extraction Device and Expanded SAR Training at Heli-Expo 2024

Vita Aerospace™, part of Vita Inclinata Technologies, an innovator in intelligent lifting solutions for rescue crews and other field safety applications, unveils the new PELICAN Rapid Extraction Device (R.E.D.), a full-capture hybrid rescue product, developed by Air Rescue Systems® (ARS), alongside its expanded training program. The company is showcasing these groundbreaking advancements for the first time at the HAI Heli-Expo 2024 at Booth #5902.

Astronautics to Provide Glass Cockpit Solution for Erickson's S-64 Air Crane Helicopters
Astronautics to Provide Glass Cockpit Solution for Erickson's S-64 Air Crane Helicopters

Astronautics Corporation of America is selected by Erickson Incorporated to upgrade 12 S-64 Air Crane® helicopters with a glass cockpit solution that includes Astronautics’ Badger Pro+ Gen 2.0 integrated flight display system, engine data concentrator unit (EDCU), and AeroSync Mission connectivity system. Astronautics will also be responsible for the avionics systems integration testing and functional verification for the upgrade.

Jeff Pino Foundation Provides Opportunity for Local Students to Attend Heli-Expo 2024
Jeff Pino Foundation Provides Opportunity for Local Students to Attend Heli-Expo 2024

In partnership with Helicopter Association International (HAI), the Jeff Pino Foundation (JPF) announces that 150 students from the Anaheim, CA, area have been exclusively invited to attend HAI Heli-Expo 2024 on Feb. 29, making it possible for students specializing in aviation and STEM-related fields to explore the world's largest show dedicated to rotorcraft.

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