Helicopter News December 19, 2016 by Helis.com
Helicopter News December 19, 2016 by Helis.com

Newsletter #406

Z-15 / AC352 Completes First Flight Chinese Avicopter AC352 (ex Z-15) powered with WZ16 (Safran Ardiden 3C) engines performed first flight in Harbin. The seven-ton twin-engine is jointly developed with Airbus Helicopters as the H175

300th NH90 Delivered NH Industries delivered the 300th NH90 production helicopter to the Spanish Armed Forces on December 15 at the Albacete plant.

Tenth and Final Cougar Delivered to Chilean Army Chilean Army received tenth AS532AL / H215M Cougar ending program that began in 2008 with the purchase of eight helicopters, with two more added in 2013 and 2014. Already surpassed 10,000 flight hours

EASA Approves AS350 Maximum Pilot View Kit Swiss Rotor Solutions’s Maximum Pilot View Kit received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for use in the EC130, AS350B2 and AS350B3

Lakota Five-Year $1B Contract to Airbus Airbus Helicopters Inc awarded five-year contract of more than u$s 967 million to support the UH-72A Lakota in US Army and National Guard bases in 43 states as well as in Guam, Puerto Rico and Germany

Soccorso Alpino and Leonardo Cooperation The Italian Alpine Rescue and Leonardo will work together to develop more effective technologies, solutions and training for mountain and wilderness medical rescue

Sikorsky is Florida Manufacturer of the Year Sikorskyrecognized as Florida s Manufacturer of the Year by the Manufacturers Association of Florida at the 13th Annual Manufacturers Summit and Marketplace in Gainesville

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