Helicopter News December 23, 2014 by Helis.com
Helicopter News December 23, 2014 by Helis.com

Newsletter #108

MQ-8C Fire Scout Flew from Destroyer for First Time After more than a year of land-based testing at Point Mugu, the new unmanned helicopter MQ-8C Fire Scout flew for the first time off an US Navy guided-missile destroyer.

AgustaWestland and PZL-Swidnik MoUs for AW149 AgustaWestland sign MoUs for 800 million EUR with Polish Industry for over 50 projects as part of PZL-Świdnik’s bid tender for 70 AW149 for Polish Armed Forces.

Africa First S-76D Delivered to Titan Sikorsky announced today that Titan Helicopter Group (THG) has accepted delivery of the first S-76D helicopter that will operate in Africa. The aircraft is configured for offshore service.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept Unveils New AS350B3e The Texas Game Warden’s unveiled its new Airbus AS350B3e helicopter equipped with rescue hoist, thermal imager, searchlight, public address system, satellite communication and night vision.

First US Helicopter Simulator for Flight Nurse Training Case Western Reserve University in Ohio will soon be training in a new simulator that creates the sense of treating critically injured patients from takeoff to landing.

FlightSafety EC145 FS1000 Level D Simulator FlightSafety announces that the FS1000 Level D simulator for the Airbus Helicopters EC145 is well underway and is expected to enter service in early in 2016.

Army Helicopters train with USS Stethem (DDG-63) USS Stethem (DDG-63) cruises Sagami Bay south of Tokyo Dec.14 while US Army Black Hawks practiced single-spot landings. Twenty landings were made which keeps crewmembers current for six months

Solar Atmospheres Obtains Bell Helicopter Approval SAWPA has received approval for the heat treatment of steel and titanium alloy components used in the production of Bell Helicopters.

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