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New EMS Service Launched in South Africa Operating Bell 222s

In July 2020, a long-standing and loyal Bell customer, Henley Air, launched its very own ROCKET (Rapid On Call Emergency Transport) Helicopter Emergency Medical Service…

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FAA Approves Lycoming’s Electronic Ignition System on Robinson Helicopters

R22 and R44 helicopters purchased after January 15th 2020 will be outfitted with Lycoming’s recently certified Electronic Ignition System (EIS). The EIS offers increased reliability,…

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Italy Operator Flies Bell 505 More than 1000 hours in Less Than Year

As one of the most capable aircraft in its class, the Bell 505 Jet X Ranger is admired for its versatility, visibility, and reliability. And our customers…

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Leonardo lands success in the French EMS market with its AW109 Trekker

Leonardo announced today that the AW109 Trekker light twin engine helicopter has been chosen as the new helicopter to support Emergency Medical Service (EMS) operations…

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FAA Approves Shadin Fuel Flow Meter on Robinson R66 Turbine Helicopters

Robinson Helicopter Company is now offering Shadin Avionics’ fuel flow meter on new R66s equipped with Garmin GTN 6xx or 750 GPS navigators. The fuel…

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Montenegro Air Force Signs Purchase Agreement for Two Bell 505s

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announced today that the Montenegro Air Force has signed a purchase agreement for two Bell 505 Jet Ranger X’s….

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Helitrans accepts first helicopters under e-delivery process

 Helitrans of Norway has become the first customer to take delivery of new Airbus helicopters using the e-Delivery process devised to enable deliveries while ensuring…

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Pulselite® Bird Strike Prevention System STC Expanded to Include Bell 429 and Bell 505

 Precise Flight, Inc. has expanded its Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Pulselite® Bird Strike Prevention System to include approvals…

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Six Robinson Helicopters Delivered to Hunan, China

Robinson Helicopter Company delivered three R44 Cadets and three R22s to Robinson dealer General Aviation Services of Hunan, China. This marks the first delivery of…

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VT Group Awarded Presidential Helicopters Support Contract

VT Group, a leading technology integrator and C5ISR solutions provider, announced that it has been awarded a $105M contract by the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to…

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Japan Coast Guard orders two more H225 helicopters

 Japan’s largest Super Puma operator, Japan Coast Guard (JCG), has placed a new order of two H225 helicopters. This follow-on order brings JCG’s Super Puma fleet to…

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United Kingdom MFTS orders four more H145s

Airbus Helicopters in the UK is to provide four additional H145 helicopters as part of an expansion of the UK Military Flight Training System (UKMFTS). The new…

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Bristow and Era to Merge, Forming a Larger, More Diverse and Financially Stronger Global Leader

Bristow Group Inc.and Era Group Inc. announced today that they entered into a definitive agreement to combine the two companies in an all-stock transaction, creating…

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Six S-64 Air Crane® Helicopters Continue Fight in Australia

Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide leading operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, is continuing to fight the devastating Australian bushfires into the new year armed…

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Robinson R66 Turbine Surpasses 1 Million Flight Hours

Robinson Helicopter Company announced the R66 Turbine fleet surpassed 1,000,000 flight hours. The R66 with the Rolls-Royce RR300 turbine engine achieved the million-hour mark without…

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