Helicopter News January 24, 2015 by Helis.com
Helicopter News January 24, 2015 by Helis.com

Newsletter #115

NASA Helicopter Could be Scout for Mars Rovers NASA JPL engineers are working on a small helicopter that could ‘scout’ a trail for future Mars rovers, but getting a chopper that could fly in the Martian atmosphere is tricky.

KAI Surion Marine Variant First Flight Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) said that its Korean Utility Helicopter for Korean Marines Corps has completed a first test flight successfully on January 19 in Sacheon, South Gyeongsang Province.

Turbomeca Arriel 2N gains EASA Certification Turbomeca gained EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) type-certification for its Arriel 2N turboshaft. The latest member of the Arriel 2+ family powered the Airbus Helicopters AS565 MBe Panther

Bond Air Services Received Their Second EC145T2 UK second EC145T2 arrived at Bond Air Services Gloucestershire Airport headquarters last week. The brand new aircraft will be operated for the Scottish Ambulance Service

Air Methods gets FAA STC For Medical EC130T2 Air Methods received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) of EC130T2 Emergency Medical helicopter equipped with new medical interior and avionics suite.

Airbus Helicopters Singapore AS365 Dauphin Simulator Airbus Helicopters Southeast Asia (AHSA), based in Singapore, has the only AS365 Dauphin simulator training device equipped with the CMA9000 system

Army National Guard Lakotas support Border Patrol Soldiers from states across the country are part of Operation Phalanx to provide helicopters in support of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) along the US-Mexico border in south Texas since 2012

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