Helicopter News November 18, 2016 by Helis.com
Helicopter News November 18, 2016 by Helis.com

Newsletter #393

EASA Certification for 4.8 Tonne AW169 AW169 certification by EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) for increased maximum gross weight to 4,800 kg (10,582 lb) means extra 200 kg (441 lb) which translates into a 100 nm range extension

Black Blade Takes Off in Belgium European Defence Agency Black Blade helicopter exercise is hosted by Belgium at Florennes airbase

Omni Gets S-92 for Petrobras Offshore Operations Milestone Aviation Group leased a Sikorsky S-92 to Omni Táxi Aéreo to support Petrobras offshore oil and gas operations in Brazil

Vietnam EC225 And AS332L2 Prepared to Fly Based on EASA, Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam issued lift of ban for the AS332L2 and EC225 helicopters to allow operators to return the fleet to service.

Garmin Pilot Adds New Tools to Apple Devices Integrated weight and balance calculations, performance tables and calculations and much more in the the Garmin Pilot app on Apple mobile devices

Heli Yoga Experience in Las Vegas Maverick Helicopters partnered Silent Savasana in HeliYoga, a luxury helicopter flight to Valley of Fire State Park and a 75-minute yoga session

McAlester AirCare Now Capable of Transfusions Med-Trans’s McAlester AirCare working with the Oklahoma Blood Institute approved to carry blood on board its Bell 407 helicopter for administration to patients in need of lifesaving transfusions

S-76A to Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies Sikorsky donated a non-flying S-76A to the Aviation Learning Centre of the Canadian Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) as a maintenance trainer

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