Brand reputation begins with the company name, and the mouthful that was Marenco Swisshelicopter (aka MSH) was too long. It was also too associated with company founder Martin Stucki — the name Marenco is derived from Martin Engineering and Consulting — who started the venture in 2007 in his family’s farmhouse.
The third H160 prototype has received a fresh coat of paint and now features a striking “carbon” livery designed as a nod to the Airbus A350 XWB MSN2 flight-test aircraft. Both aircraft are produced using advanced composite materials supplied by Airbus’ long term partner, Hexcel.
March 26, 2015, Denver, Co. - United Rotorcraft has announced a new contract to complete an Airbus EC130 T2 emergency medical services (EMS) demonstrator for Airbus Helicopters, Inc. in Grand Prairie, Texas.
When it is deployed in early 2018 to the Transport Canada training centre in Ottawa, the new flight simulator for the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) Bell 412 EPI and Bell 429 helicopters may be the most technologically advanced non-military rotary-wing training system in the world.
There is rarely a week goes by that we don’t see something in the mainstream media about drones, drones, drones and just in case you missed it, there’s always another drone somewhere else on the verge of doing something new and exciting.
With more than 100 fixed wing and rotary engines certified in the last 25 years, Pratt & Whitney (P&W) must be part of the sustainability initiative, according to Robert Cadieux, environmental and sustainable development manager with Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC). And he questions P&W’s contribution to increased consumption as the planet continues to consume more and more resources.
ARA Robotics of Montreal, Quebec, which develops UAV technology, is set to unveil its new commercial flight controller, SKYMATE, which the company describes as providing reliability and safety for industrial drone operations. Built for multi-rotor UAV configurations, SKYMATE is targeted at applications such as 2D/3D aerial inspection and mapping.
Drone Delivery Canada has announced that it will start testing its Raven X1400 cargo delivery drone in Q1 of 2018.
Unmanned Systems Canada has announced that the Government of Canada has released draft regulations for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or drones) operations for public comment in Canada Gazette Part One.
Enstrom 480B receives Canadian certificationEnstrom Helicopter Corporation received Transport Canada validation of its model…
Asterix deploys with first embarked CH-148 CycloneFollowing a planned maintenance period in Victoria, BC, Asterix, Canada’s…
Sikorsky AAG and Fly Blade agreementAssociated Aircraft Group, a subsidiary of Sikorsky, and Fly Blade…
Airbus Helicopters appoints new executivesAlain Flourens, 61, currently head of engineering for Airbus Helicopters,…
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