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Airbus Helicopters H160 receives FAA certification

Marignane — Airbus Helicopters has received certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the H160 helicopter, marking a significant milestone in theaircraft’s development and positioning it for entry into the U.S. market. «We are pleased to receive FAA certification for the H160, which is testament to many years of hard work and commitment from our teams in order Leer másAirbus Helicopters H160 receives FAA certification[…]

New paint design for Next Air Force One VC-25B

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — President of the United States Joe Biden has selected the livery design for the «Next Air Force One,» VC-25B, a design that will closely resemble the livery of the current Air Force One, VC-25A, while also modernizing for the 21st century. While accounting for the VC-25B’s larger Boeing 747-8i aircraft, the VC-25B livery has three Leer másNew paint design for Next Air Force One VC-25B[…]

Coast Guard MH-65 rescue man from plane crash, Savannah

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew rescue survivor from plane crash into the marsh next to the Medway River in Savannah, yesterday Saturday. The MH-65 Dolphin Short-Range Recovery Helicopter (SRR) aircrew transferred the man to Hunter Army Airfield with no medical concerns. A Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air Leer másCoast Guard MH-65 rescue man from plane crash, Savannah[…]

Leonardo performs maiden flight of first production AW609 tiltrotor

Philadelphia, 19 October 2022 – The world’s first multirole tiltrotor programme, designed to redefine a range of commercial and public services, set a major milestone with the maiden flight of the first Leonardo AW609 production aircraft. This aircraft, produced by Leonardo Helicopters division, introduces unprecedented capabilities under a dedicated ‘powered lift category’ civil certification now Leer másLeonardo performs maiden flight of first production AW609 tiltrotor[…]

Leonardo and Boeing deliver first four MH-139A to US Air Force

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 25, 2022 — Leonardo and Boeing deliver the first four MH-139A Grey Wolf test helicopters to the US Air Force as the service looks to replace its UH-1N aging fleet. The Boeing MH-139A Grey Wolf is a multi-mission helicopter, based on Leonardo’s proven dual-use AW139 Intermedium-class helicopter, designed to protect intercontinental ballistic missiles Leer másLeonardo and Boeing deliver first four MH-139A to US Air Force[…]

MD Helicopters MD500E «slimline» glass cockpit

Mesa, Ariz. — MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification to install a new “slimline” advanced glass cockpit that modernizes the MD500E platform for increased visibility and field of view. The slimline cockpit is now standard in all new MD500E aircraft and includes four inches of additional visibility on both sides Leer másMD Helicopters MD500E «slimline» glass cockpit[…]

Bristow and Overair sign MOU to Butterfly eVTOL aircraft

SANTA ANA, California, and HOUSTON, December 2021 – Bristow Group and Overair announced signed a MOU to collaborate on the development of Butterfly eVTOL commercialization plans. Overair, Inc. («Overair») is a developer of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicles, and Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: VTOL) is the world’s leading provider of innovative and sustainable vertical flight Leer másBristow and Overair sign MOU to Butterfly eVTOL aircraft[…]

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