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Sikorsky Unveils Raider X for US Army FARA
Sikorsky Unveils Raider X for US Army FARA, 14-Oct-19 Sikorsky unveils Raider-X proposal for US Army Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program. Based on X2 technology it is 20% larger than the S-97, side-by-side cockpit with a large internal weapons bay and powered by single T901 engine offering speeds in excess of 250 knots ~ 460 km/h

Crash-Resistant AS350/EC130 Fuel Tank Kit for Canada
Crash-Resistant AS350/EC130 Fuel Tank Kit for Canada, 16-Oct-19 StandardAero and Robertson Fuel Systems announced certification of the retrofittable AS350/EC130 Crash-Resistant Fuel Tank (CRFT) Canada which adds to existent U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

New Hangar at MCAS New River for CH-53K
New Hangar at MCAS New River for CH-53K, 12-Oct-19 The Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training (CNATT) has a new hangar at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River, NC for the new CH-53K King Stallion helicopters slated to arrive in the near future

SB>1 Defiant Tested at NFAC Wind Tunnel
SB>1 Defiant Tested at NFAC Wind Tunnel, 16-Oct-19 Sikorsky and Boeing engineers tested a 1/5 scale model of the SB>1 Defiant in the 40- by 80-foot (12x24 meters) wind tunnel of the National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex (NFAC) at Moffett Field, California

Arrius Engines Achieved 10 Million Flight Hours
Arrius Engines Achieved 10 Million Flight Hours, 11-Oct-19 Safran celebrating 10 million flight hours for the Arrius family. Introduced by Turbomeca in 1996, more than 3,800 engines were delivered to 430 customers in 60 countries. Arrius covers 450-750 shp power range and flies in both single and twin-engine light helicopters

Bell Helicopters Celebrating 40 Years in China
Bell Helicopters Celebrating 40 Years in China, 11-Oct-19 Bell celebrating 40 years operating in China during the Tianjin Helicopter Expo, October 10-13. Nowadays there are near 180 Bell helicopters flying in China

HH-60W Presentation Ceremony
HH-60W Presentation Ceremony, 15-Oct-19 Sikorsky held a ceremony at its Development Flight Center in West Palm Beach, Florida to present the US Air Force’ future Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH), HH-60W

Leonardo at Seoul ADEX 2019
Leonardo at Seoul ADEX 2019, 15-Oct-19 Leonardo featuring the AW159, AW101 and AWHero and other products at the International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition ADEX 2019 in Seoul Airport, South Korea, October 15-20

Preowned Helicopter Market Trends 2019 Q3
Preowned Helicopter Market Trends 2019 Q3, 15-Oct-19 Rotocraft brokerage Aero Asset released its Q3 preowned helicopter market trends report. The EC135, EC145 and AW139 continues to dominate the resale activity. Year to date, 85 twin turbine helicopters from all models were sold

AH-64E Apache Modernized Turret
AH-64E Apache Modernized Turret, 17-Oct-19 Lockheed Martin awarded US Army’ $40M contract to produce Modernized Turrets (M-TUR) for the AH-64E Apache. It is an upgrade of the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight and Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) that is located on the nose of the helicopter