Helicopter News February 15, 2015 by Helis.com
Helicopter News February 15, 2015 by Helis.com

Newsletter #125

FAA Propose New Rules for Small UAS The Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration proposed a framework of regulations that would allow routine use of certain small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)

Royal Navy Give SAR Sea King Final MOT Royal Navy Reservists from RNAS Culdrose have started the very last ever “Flying-MOT” scheduled maintenance of a Sea King Mk 5 before the aircraft is retired from service next year.

First Overhauled UH-1N Delivered to the CBP First of 8 former Marines UH-1N helicopter was completely overhauled and delivered to the US Customs and Border Protection’s Office. Cost is $1.3 million per helicopter, replacement would cost $9.8

Boeing Five-Year Extension to Support RAF Chinook On a visit to Portsmouth Prime Minister David Cameron announced south Coast jobs boost with £420m defence contract extension with Boeing to support the RAF Chinook fleet that will sustain 450 jobs

FlightSafety Louisiana AW139 Authorised Training Centre AgustaWestland announced today the approval of the FlightSafety International Learning Centre in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA as an AgustaWestland Authorised Training Centre.

McTurbine is Honeywell T53 Series Service Provider Bell Helicopter announced its affiliate company McTurbine Inc received authorization from Honeywell International, Inc. to serve as a Licensed Repair Facility for the Honeywell T53 series engine

BAe £3.2m Contract for AW159 Mission Planning System A £3.2m contract has been awarded to BAE Systems Combined Arms Gateway Environment (CAGE) to equip the Royal Navy and Army Air Corps AW159 Wildcat fleet with a bespoke mission planning system

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