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In September 2018, Schiebel helped bring the Red Bull Air Race World Championship to in Wiener Neustadt, Austria. Schiebel is based in Vienna, a 45-minute train ride north, but the company in 2006 opened up its primary production facility dedicated to the CAMCOPTER S-100 unmanned air system (UAS) in Wiener Neustadt.
WinAir of London, Ont., plans to unveil its Dashboards enhancement at the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA) convention and exhibition running in Orlando, Fla., from October 16 to 18. The company explains the enhancements will be available as an add-on option for all new WinAir Version 7 packages (Operator, Heliops, MRO, CAMO, Custom, and All Inclusive), and to existing clientele with specific modules in their current package.
Leonardo noted another milestone in the certification process of its TH-119 single-engine helicopter with the first ‘power on’ of the new Genesys Aerosystems avionics. The TH-119, according to Leonardo, is expected to perform its maiden flight this fall, with the goal of reaching FAA certification in the first quarter of 2019.
Onboard Systems International’s weighing system for the SA332 Super Puma aircraft has been STC certified by the FAA and EASA. Onboard has also submitted the system to Transport Canada for certification.
Garmin released multiple software upgrades and approvals across several products including the GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigators, G500 TXi/G600 TXi and G500/G600 flight displays, and the GFC 600 and GFC 500 autopilots.
Van Horn Aviation received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for composite main rotor blades installed on the Bell 206L LongRanger helicopter.
The FAA approved Robinson’s R66 cargo hook for installation. The optional cargo hook, listed for an MSRP of $28,000, carries external loads of up to 1,200 pounds. For external load operations, the R66’s maximum gross weight increases from 2,700 pounds to 2,900 pounds.
DART Aerospace of Hawkesbury, Ont., received certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its new cable cutter system for the H130/EC130 family of aircraft. The company states Canadian and European validations for the H130/EC130 kit are coming shortly.
Aerometals, a privately held aerospace company located in the northern California town of El Dorado Hills, has received an FAA Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for Airbus Helicopters H130 (EC130T2) IBF System.
Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, based in St. Louis, signed an agreement with Leonardo to develop two new Inlet Barrier Filters (IBF) for the AW169 helicopter.
Alpine Aerotech of Kelowna, BC, has secured Supplemental Type Certificates from both the FAA and EASA for its new Bell 505 Bear Paw Kit, which is now commercially available. Alpine Aerotech states its Bear Paws are easier to install, more attractive and durable relative to competing systems.
Kopter Group AG’s newly launched Garmin G3000H will be integrated into the SH09 single turbine helicopter from first deliveries. The company explains the G3000H will actually come in the standard baseline of the helicopter, thereby improving the SH09’s level of avionics.
Honeywell has introduced a new flight data monitoring iPad application for helicopter operators equipped with Sky Connect Tracker III systems. Operators can use the Sky Connect Flight Data Monitoring app to configure the Tracker III flight data alerting and recording systems, which support safety programs aligned with new helicopter air ambulance regulations.
Thousands of industry professionals attended the world’s largest helicopter exposition and tradeshow this year to see the latest and greatest in the industry, from small trainers to attack helicopters.
High-frequency low-cost tracking using Internet Protocol (IP) over cellular broadband is the newest development to come out of Flightcell International.
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