New Technologies
Aug. 21, 2012, Ottawa – Several of Canada’s export-dependent manufacturing industries are counting on the U.S. economy and demand from emerging markets to sustain production increases and bolster profitability in the face of increasing global economic uncertainty, according to the Canadian Industrial Profile-Summer 2012.
Aug. 17, 2012, Farnborough, U.K. - Despite headline-grabbing airline orders, small aircraft continued to attract attention at the Farnborough Airshow 2012. Liam Stoker reports on the small aircraft, UAVs and emerging technology demonstrated at the industry event.
Just as the iPhone turned the cellular phone world upside down, so the iPad is unleashing (literally and figuratively) a revolution in the cockpit in the form of the Electronic Flight Bag (EFB).
July 31, 2012, Kelowna, B.C. - AEM announced today that the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Aviation Division, has selected AEM’s Tactical Communication systems (Tac/Com) for the VHF-FM and UHF-FM radio system upgrade for their entire aviation fleet.
July 19, 2012, Charlotte, N.C. - Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc. has received a contract from Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation to supply its ice detection and protection technology for use on the S-76D rotorcraft.
July 13, 2012, Oceanside, Ca. - AKV Inc., an affiliated partner of DART Helicopter Services, has announced receipt of Transport Canada approval of its new ETM1000 Exceedence and Trend Monitoring System.
July 10, 2012, Stratford, Conn. - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the S-92 helicopter manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. for Sea State 6 (SS6) conditions, completing the S-92A emergency flotation system sea state expansion and bringing further mission capability to operators.
July 10, 2012, Stratford, Conn. - The U.S. Army and Navy today signed an $8.5 billion contract with Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. to buy a baseline quantity of 653 BLACK HAWK and SEAHAWK helicopters through December 2017.
July 6, 2012, Bedford, Tx. - Night Flight Concepts, a comprehensive night vision solution company, is pleased to announce it was selected by Fayette County Sherriff’s Office (FCSO) Aviation Unit to provide Night Vision Goggle (NVG) maintenance and NVIOTM NVG Computer-Based Training services to help ensure the safety and readiness of equipment and personnel for night operations.
June 21, 2012, Brossard, Que. - AIRMEDIC's President and CEO, Christian Trudeau, as well as Chief of aeromedical operations, François Rivard, are happy to announce the appointment of four key players to the company.
June 19, 2012, Berlin, Ger. - Active Space has received a 300,000 euro contract from Joint Technology Initiatives - Clean Sky to develop an actuator prototype used to run helicopter blades.
June 15, 2012, Olympia, Wa. - Soloy Aviation Solutions has been approved for a SD engine conversion kit for the AS350B helicopter. The SD kit includes the same Honeywell LTS101-600A-3A engine used on Soloy’s SD1 installation.
June 13, 2012, La Jolla, Ca. - Blue Sky Network has launched a new fleet management portal for land mobile, aviation and marine applications. The New SkyRouter is a feature-rich cloud-based solution, designed to support connectivity with remotely dispersed mobile assets including Blue Sky Network’s advanced Dual-Mode GSM and Iridium tracking and communications services.
June 6, 2012, Boise, Id. - Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) have received Transport Canada approval for cockpit modifications on the MD900. ASU completed a cockpit modification for Yukon Territory based Horizon Helicopters. The MD900 will be used for Emergency Medical Services and Search and Rescue missions.
June 5, 2012, Kelowna, B.C. - The ISAT-200A, released at Heli-Expo 2012 in Dallas, and scheduled for production in September 2012, is making waves with its ability to replace boxes and save space and weight in the aircraft.

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