Helicopter News April 26, 2015 by Helis.com
Helicopter News April 26, 2015 by Helis.com

Newsletter #162

Max Gross Weight Increase For MD900/902 MD Helicopters announced that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved an increased maximum gross weight of 6,770 pounds / 3070 kgs for the MD 900/902 Explorer

US Army Saves Millions on Helicopter Fuel Costs GE has a liquid fuel additive that is saving the U.S. Army millions of dollars in helicopter fuel and maintenance costs.

East Anglian Air Ambulance First Saving With H145 United Kingdom s first H145 / EC145T2, operated by Bond Air Services on behalf of East Anglia Air Ambulance (EAAA) has completed its first mission transporting a patient to the Royal London Hospital

Sagem Flight Controls for Brazilian Army Panthers Sagem (Safran) signed Intention to Proceed agreement with Helibras to supply flight control system for the modernized Brazilian Army Panther and also for the new EC725 Caracal

RAN Bell 429 Visited Children Cancer Charity Royal Australian Navy Bell 429 from 723 Squadron visited Camp Quality Childrens Family Cancer Charity

Indago Quad Rotor Drone in Public Safety Missions The Indago small unmanned aerial system (UAS) could be used in public safety missions to locate missing persons

New Pitch Adjustment Tool tested in USCG Jawhawk All Metal MS introduced the “Pitch Adjustment Tool” or PAT which replaces the commonly used Trammel Tool and minimizes the time it takes to complete a track and balance.

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