New Technologies
July 4, 2008, Ottawa - In June, Guardian Mobility announced the introduction of its first new products designed to operate with the Iridium satellite system.
July 3, 2008 - Nav Canada is proposing changes to the VHF-DF Services they now provide.  They are requesting comments and feedback from HAC members on the impact of the proposed changes.
May 29, 2008, Berlin, Germany - Thanks to the research already carried out over the last few decades – for example, the development of three successive generations of the Fenestron® tail rotor – Eurocopter now has the quietest range of helicopters in the world.
May 29, 2008 - Rockwell Collins has contributed $100,000 to the Lean Manufacturing Training Program at the University of Regina in Saskatchewan.
May 28, 2008 - SkyTrac has been selected to provide satellite communication (SatCom) and flight following systems to Taiga Air Services of Winnipeg, Manitoba.
May 15, 2008 - TOKYO - A Japanese man who developed the world's smallest helicopter plans a demonstration flight in the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci later this month.
April 24, 2008 - Transport Canada has now tabled NPA’s 2007- 031/032/033. These NPAs mandate that all Canadian-registered aircraft are to be equipped with UHF ELT’s by Feb. 1, 2009.
April 24, 2008, Winnipeg - Standard Aero will eliminate tons of waste and reduce energy use and noise as part of the Environmental Protection Agency’s top “green leadership” program.
April 2, 2008, Aurora, OR - Artex Aircraft Supplies, Inc. has received Transport Canada and Industry Canada approval for the ME406 ELT model series.
A number of readers have contacted Helicopters to aid in their research on the best types of machines available in the marketplace. Helicopter type selection requires intense thought because commercial choppers generally must accomplish a broad selection of tasks from VIP travel to slinging loads, bucketing, longlining, cargo carrying, training and a host of other unique applications. Sometimes the selection process is simplif
March 12, 2008 - Turbomeca has just received type certification from Transport Canada for its Arrius 2B2 engine.
Jan. 29, 2008 - FLYIT Simulators is returning to Heli Expo for the eighth straight year.
Jan. 17, 2008, Pitt Meadows, B.C. - Heliproducts Industries Ltd., a worldwide helicopter supplier based in Pitt Meadows, B.C., recently launched a new online store designed for the worldwide helicopter marketplace.
Jan. 14, 2008, Fort Worth, TX -Bell Helicopter conducted Textron's first Engineering Bootcamp Jan. 2-7, 2008.

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