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March 23, 2009, Montreal, CAE Inc. said Monday it plans to open a $60-million helicopter training centre in India as part of a joint venture next year.
Virtually all aviators want improved flying safety and survivability – but at what cost? The new regulation requiring installation of 406 Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs) in almost all Canadian aircraft may seem like a good safety measure.
March 19, 2009, Ottawa - Guardian Mobility will be exhibiting as a proud member company; at the Helicopter Association of Canada’s (HAC) 13th Annual Convention and Trade Show in Vancouver, B.C. March 29 – 31.
March 9, 2009. Portland, Oregon - Max-Viz announces the incorporation of 11 EVS-1000 infrared sensor systems onto the AgustaWestland’s Grand (AW109) helicopters.  Initial deliveries have been completed to the Swiss air-rescue operator Rega. 
March 12, 2009, Stratford, Conn. – Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the successful demonstration of technology designed to enable safer helicopter landings in blinding conditions including brownouts.
March 5, 2009 – Borescopes-R-Us announces that Aircraft Mechanical Services in Visalia has chosen their new Portable Videoscope to streamline their repair, inventory and efficiency.
Feb. 25, 2009, Fort Worth, TX- Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, provided a status update on a wide range of activities surrounding the 429 development program.
Feb. 25, 2009, Fort Worth, TX - Bell Helicopter this week gave a 429 program update that provided the most recent performance data accumulated during the on-going flight test program. 
Feb. 24, 2009 – Thales’s TopDeck avionics suite has successfully completed its first flight aboard the Sikorsky S-76D™ helicopter. Sikorsky is a business unit of United Technologies Corp.
Feb. 23, 2009 – The time between overhaul (T.B.O.) of the Turbomeca Arrius 2B2 engine is today increased from 3,500 to 4,000 hours.
Feb. 23, 2009 – Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. at Heli-Expo announced the creation of Sikorsky Global Helicopters, a rebranding of its existing commercial business units currently located in Connecticut, New York and Pennsylvania.
Feb. 23, 2009 – Conklin & de Decker recently announced they will offer five courses in affiliation with the upcoming Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli-Expo to be held in Anaheim, California, on February 22-24, 2009.
Feb. 23, 2009 – At StandardAero, safety is an absolute and the company is continually seeking new ways to identify and prevent hazards from occurring.

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