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AgustaWestland signs new training contracts
Oct. 30, 2014, Copenhagen, Den. - AgustaWestland has announced the signing of two training services contracts to support its family of new generation helicopters.  | READ MORE
General Dynamics Canada wins key deal with Peruvian Navy
Oct. 28, 2014, Ottawa - General Dynamics Canada has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to upgrade four SH-2G Super Seasprite helicopters with an integrated mission system to enhance the operational capability of the Peruvian Navy and its ability to meet the demands of modern maritime missions.  | READ MORE
Boeing delivers 300th CH-47F Chinook to U.S. Army
Oct. 28, 2014, Ridley Park, Pa. - Boeing this month delivered to the U.S. Army, 75 days ahead of schedule, the 300th CH-47F Chinook helicopter.
Summit Air adds new AW119Kx aircraft to its fleet
Oct. 27, 2014, Caldwell, Id. - AgustaWestland has announced that it has delivered to Summit Air Ambulance of Idaho their first AW119Kx, an EMS equipped helicopter that will support their operations in the Northwest United States.
Bell to distribute Helitowcart BearPaws
Oct. 23, 2014, Fort Worth, Tx. - Bell Helicopter has announced it is now a distributor of Helitowcart BearPaw products through its Aeronautical Accessories brand.
Airbus Helicopters sees China as biggest market by 2020
Oct. 23, 2014, Beijing, China - Airbus Helicopters expects China and Hong Kong to become its biggest global market within six years as Beijing starts to lift restrictions on the use of low altitude airspace from 2015.  | READ MORE
Raitt launches national campaign on UAV safety
Oct. 23, 2014, Toronto - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, has announced the launch of the Government of Canada's safety awareness campaign for unmanned air vehicles (UAVs), or drones. The national campaign will help ensure UAV users—both recreational and commercial—understand the rules of the skies and always think safety first.  | READ MORE
Zip Aviation buys new Bell 407GX
Oct. 22, 2014, Orlando, Fla. - Bell Helicopter has announced a signed agreement with Zip Aviation for the sale of a Bell 407GX to be used for corporate transportation, charters, tours, transfers and aerial surveys. The aircraft will be equipped with a Quiet Cruise™ kit for reduced noise levels in cruise flight.
Falcon Aviation Services soars with two new AW189s
Oct. 21, 2014, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. - AgustaWestland has announced that Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) has signed a contract for two AW189 super medium helicopters in offshore transport configuration.
Helicopter operators formally launch HeliOffshore
Oct. 21, 2014, London, U.K. - Five major helicopter operators have officially announced a new industry association – HeliOffshore – for organizations with an interest in working together on safety in offshore helicopter transport. The new association was introduced at a launch event at its offices in London.
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