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Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 08:48
Enstrom Helicopter Corporation has the distinct honor of taking part in a general-aviation flyover of the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The flyover was in commemoration of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)’s 85th anniversary.

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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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Bell Introduces Jacinto Monge as Managing Director of Commercial Business in Europe
Bell Introduces Jacinto Monge as Managing Director of Commercial Business in Europe

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, appoints Jacinto Monge as the managing director of commercial business in Europe. Jacinto will make his first European tradeshow appearance at European Rotors 2023 in Madrid, Spain, on Nov. 28 and represent Bell in the opening ceremony and additional show events.

Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings introduces the new Jet Prep™ Pretreatment (CM0220P01), a chrome-free, water-based, translucent, sol-gel metal pretreatment solution designed specifically for the aerospace industry. The two-component pretreatment kit provides superior adhesion and corrosion protection over aluminum substrates and pairs with aerospace-grade corrosion-protective epoxy primers and topcoat paint systems.

Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings launches Fill Bond Flex Aerospace Filler (FBF100) as a new, convenient method for filling seams, rivets and small spot repair areas on aircraft prior to painting. The high-quality, two-component polyester filler kit is designed to block and permanently conceal surface imperfections on composite exterior aircraft surfaces. The lightweight filler provides performance, versatility and productivity by offering strong adhesion, resistance of shrinkage, sandability, flexibility, and stain resistance, making it ideal for creating smooth surfaces for topcoat applications.

Vita Inclinata completes an agreement that authorizes the company to be a global distributor of Lifesaving Systems (LSC) equipment. The partnership allows Vita Inclinata's Aerospace division to provide a broader range of life-saving equipment and gear to the search-and-rescue community.

Bell Begins HSVTOL Risk Reduction Testing at Holloman Air Force Base
Bell Begins HSVTOL Risk Reduction Testing at Holloman Air Force Base

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces the delivery of a high-speed vertical takeoff and landing (HSVTOL) test article to Holloman Air Force Base for demonstration and technology evaluation. The team will leverage the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Holloman High Speed Test Track to test the folding rotor, integrated propulsion, and flight-control technologies at representative flight speeds.

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