Helicopter News October 02, 2016 by Helis.com
Helicopter News October 02, 2016 by Helis.com

Newsletter #372

US Navy Orders 10 Additional MQ-8C US Navy ordered 10 additional MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters to Northrop Grumman bringing the total number to be procured to 29. MQ-8C is based on the Bell 407 airframe.

Spanish Air Force Received Its First H215 Spanish Air Force took receipt of its first H215 in a ceremony held at the Airbus Helicopters plant in Albacete

Bristow SAR First Year at St Athan First anniversary of Bristow SAR AW139 operations on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency from St Athan

Royal Thai Air Force Orders 2 More EC725s The Royal Thai Air Force ordered two more EC725/H225M for delivery in 2019 as Phase III. RTAF already operates 4 (Phase I) with another 2 (Phase II) ordered in 2014 scheduled for delivery this year

ATEC Engine Demo for Future Vertical Lift Program US Army contract to Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), a joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney, for a demonstration engine applicable to future vertical lift combat helicopters

Heli-One Joins P&WC Service Centre Network Heli-One, CHC MRO provider, named to the Pratt & Whitney Canada Service Centre Network of field maintenance support providers of Mobile Repair Teams (MRT)

UH-60M Black Hawk Multi-Function Displays Rockwell Collins renews contract to service the MFD-268C4 multi-function display (MFD) units for US Army UH-60M Black Hawk fleet

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