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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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Anaheim Aviation Show to Utilize Biofuel to Reduce Carbon Footprint
Anaheim Aviation Show to Utilize Biofuel to Reduce Carbon Footprint

To reduce the carbon footprint of HAI HELI-EXPO 2024, Helicopter Association International (HAI) is providing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to all aircraft flying into the event. The annual conference and trade show — the largest in the world for the vertical-aviation industry — will take place Feb. 26–29 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA, with exhibits open Feb. 27–29.

Precision to Monitor Airbus AS332s with Foresight MX HUMS
Precision to Monitor Airbus AS332s with Foresight MX HUMS

Precision announces that it will begin monitoring its fleet of Airbus AS332 Super Puma helicopters with GPMS International’s health and monitoring system (HUMS), known as Foresight MX, in Q2 2024. Ordered in 2023, Precision will be the first AS332 operator to utilize advanced HUMS for firefighting support in the United States and beyond.

Bell Introduces Danny Maldonado as Chief Commercial Officer of Commercial Business Sales
Bell Introduces Danny Maldonado as Chief Commercial Officer of Commercial Business Sales

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, appoints Danny Maldonado as its chief commercial officer. Maldonado is responsible for all of Bell’s global commercial aircraft sales, aftermarket solutions and customer service, as well as the Bell Training Academy. He previously served as president and chief executive officer of Textron Financial Corporation for nine years before returning to Bell.

Life-saving Technology to be Presented at Search-and-Rescue Summit
Life-saving Technology to be Presented at Search-and-Rescue Summit

CENTUM announces it will present at the Airborne Public Safety Association Rescue Summit in Anaheim at the end of February. The conference, running in conjunction with HAI HELI-EXPO 2024, will focus on the vital role VTOL aircraft play in rescue operations, and CENTUM will show how Lifeseeker helps search-and-rescue professionals find missing people quickly and efficiently.

Garmin Introduces New Series of Slimline COMM and NAV/COMM Radios
Garmin Introduces New Series of Slimline COMM and NAV/COMM Radios

Garmin (NYSE: GRMN) announces a new series of COMM and NAV/COMM radios that offer feature-rich solutions in a slim 1.3-inch bezel height form factor. The GTR™ 205 Comm radio and GNC® 215 NAV/COMM radio are affordable solutions for customers that feature an easy-to-read, full-color LCD display, intuitive user interface and worldwide frequency database.

Major Utility Operator PJ Helicopters Deepens Relationship with GPMS
Major Utility Operator PJ Helicopters Deepens Relationship with GPMS

GPMS International announces that it has received a fleet order from PJ Helicopters for its Foresight MX, an all-in-one HUMS solution with predictive HUMS, engine monitoring, flight-data monitoring, and rotor track and balance capabilities. The order marks a major milestone in the integration of HUMS into the utility helicopter market. 

H.E.R.O.S. Inc Joins the Rolls-Royce FIRST Network
H.E.R.O.S. Inc Joins the Rolls-Royce FIRST Network

H.E.R.O.S. Inc., a provider in Rolls-Royce Model 250 engines for 35 years, announces that it has been named an Authorized Maintenance Repair & Overhaul Center (AMROC) as part of the Rolls-Royce FIRST Network. The company is located in Chandler, AZ, and offers Rolls-Royce Model 250 operators from all sectors one-on-one, customized engine overhaul, repair and testing services.

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