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There’s plenty of news from Safran Helicopter Engines this week: its Arriel 2H is now ready for service in China following Validation of Type Certification (VTC) from Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC); and it has also just signed a...

BLR Aerospace has celebrated the continued success of its Airbus H125 FastFin Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability System, which increases operating performance and safety margins.

The US-based International Helicopter Safety Foundation (IHSF) has released data on helicopter accidents around the world, revealing a year-over-year increase in fatal accidents and virtually no change in non-fatal accidents.

Heli-One, a Universal Avionics (UA) authorised dealer, has been awarded Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval from both Transport Canada and the Malaysia Department of Civil Aviation for its Sikorsky S-76 VVIP helicopter flight deck...

Universal Avionics (UA) is continuing its research collaboration with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in order to develop new regulations to support the use of Enhanced Flight Vision Systems/Enhanced Helicopter Visions Systems (EFVS/...

Cobham Aerospace Communications (Cobham) and Inmarsat, global provider of mobile satellite communications, have announced the launch of their SB-Helo X-StreamTM helicopter satcom solution for Cobham AVIATOR Special Purpose (SP) systems...

Canadian-based producer of gyro-stabilised, electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) imaging systems L3 WESCAM announced the launch of its in-flight training course on 4 March.

US-based maintenance, repair and overhaul provider StandardAero has much to celebrate, having developed a new safety-driven light helicopter autopilot system designed by Thales; celebrating the success of their retrofittable crash-resistant fuel...

Having collaborated for over 20 years, US-based Spectrum Aeromed and North Memorial Health have announced their continued partnership; Spectrum Aeromed also continues its collaboration with Life Flight Network, based in Oregon, following their...

Aviation services provider Gulf Helicopters Company (GHC) has selected SKYTRAC real-time connectivity to support and improve its Leonardo AW139 and AW189 HUMS and Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) programs.

Two of Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s paramedics have qualified as critical care paramedics and wish to express thanks to people who donate and fundraise, allowing them to save lives.

New LED helipad lighting, which was recently installed at the Dorset County Hospital and funded by UK charity the HELP Appeal, is proving to be an invaluable addition to air ambulances landing at the UK hospital during critical air rescue...

Impossible Aerospace’s new US-1 drone debuted at a police standoff at Denny’s (an American diner chain) in Campbell, California, US, on 8 February.

Two Sikorsky-built HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopters (CRH) are preparing for their maiden flights, which will take place in mid-2019 at the Sikorsky West Palm Beach site in Florida, US.

Metro Aviation (Metro), a global provider of completion services for all missions and types of helicopters, recently purchased Guardian Mobility (Guardian), a Canadian provider of solutions for global tracking, voice and data communications,...

Precision Aviation Group (PAG), a global provider of products and value-added services to the aerospace and defence industry, and LORD Corporation, a technology and manufacturing company, have entered into a strategic partnership.

The Canterbury West Coast Air Rescue Trust (CWCART), based in Christchurch, New Zealand, has purchased another full-time NZ$14 million rescue helicopter.

In a move to educate people and raise awareness of the service’s work, UK-based London’s Air Ambulance Charity has released 2018 mission data that reveals where Londoners are most likely to be critically injured in their city.

Australian air ambulance charity CareFlight has airlifted a truck driver to hospital following a collision with another truck on the M1 Pacific Motorway at Mooney on 27 February.

Leonardo has announced that it will be delivering three AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters to Victoria Police Air Wing as part of its fleet modernisation effort to provide enhanced airborne capabilities in Victoria, Melbourne, Australia...

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