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Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ Helicopter Achieves First Flight

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The Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter achieved first flight 21 March at Sikorsky’s West Palm Beach, Fla., site. This revolutionary aircraft, developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, and Boeing, will help inform the next generation of military helicopters as part of the U.S. Army’s...

Russian Helicopters Begins Certification of Mi-171A2 Helicopter in Brazil

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The Russian Helicopters holding company, part of State Corporation Rostec, and the Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) have delivered technical and operational documentation for the Mi-171A2 helicopter to the Brazilian National Civil Aviation Agency. Brazilian aviation authorities will decide on the certification of the helicopter...

Leonardo: TH-119 helicopter performs first flight, ready for US Navy

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Leonardo is pleased to announce it successfully completed the initial flight test of the TH-119 IFR training helicopter. The TH-119 is Leonardo’s bid to replace the U.S. Navy’s aging fleet of TH-57 Sea Ranger training helicopters, a variant of the successful AW119, manufactured in...

RCAF aircrews prepared for UN’ Task Force Mali mission with help of CAE

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Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CH-147F Chinook, CH-146 Griffon, and CC-130J Hercules aircrews currently supporting the United Nations Task Force Mali mission initially experienced the West African country virtually before embarking on the actual operational mission. RCAF CH-147F aircrews from 450 Tactical Helicopter Squadron at...

Leonardo awarded contract for 22 of the new AW169M helicopter variant

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Leonardo announced today the signing of a contract with Italy’s Guardia di Finanza for 22 new generation AW169M twin engine helicopters. The contract, valued at 280 million euro, includes a comprehensive support and training package which could be further extended with optional services valued...

US Coast Guard contracts Priority 1 Air Rescue for Hoist Operator Training

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Priority 1 Air Rescue (P1AR), a world leader in helicopter Search and Rescue (SAR) mission operational support and training, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) to provide instructor led ab-initio to advanced...

SENER and Babcock deliver the sixth upgraded AB-212 helicopter unit to the Spanish Navy

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The engineering and technology group SENER and Babcock have delivered the sixth helicopter to successfully complete its life extension program (PEVH in its Spanish acronym) to the Spanish Defence Ministry's General Armaments and Materials Department (DGAM in its Spanish acronym). Thanks to this program, seven...

Boeing wins $2.4 billion Air Force helicopter contract

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The U.S. Air Force says it will turn to Chicago-based defense giant Boeing to replace its aging fleet of UH-1N Huey helicopters, which are used to protect the U.S. military's ground-based ballistic missiles, in a stunning upset against its Bethesda, Maryland-based rival, Lockheed Martin. The...

Boeing Chinook Block II Program Moves to Final Assembly

Boeing and the U.S. Army celebrated a major CH-47F Block II program milestone with the loading of the first engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) helicopter into final assembly on June 27. “The CH-47F Block II represents tomorrow’s heavy lift readiness for the United States Army...

Terma MASE Pod Ready for NH90 Operations

At ILA 2018, the Danish systems integrator Terma announced that the first Modular Aircraft Survivability Equipment (MASE) equipped Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) NH90 helicopter has successfully passed a comprehensive test programme and is now ready for operational use. Terma provides MASE pods for a...

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