Helicopter News February 07, 2017 by Helis.com
Helicopter News February 07, 2017 by Helis.com


Newsletter #423


Elbit Systems to Upgrade Mi-17 Helicopters Israel’s Elbit Systems awarded $110 million contract from an Asia-Pacific country for the upgrade and maintenance of dozens of Mi-17 helicopters over a five-year period

First Flight of VHA 206L Composite Rotor Blades Van Horn Aviation (VHA) achieved first flight of composite 206L main rotor blades during the test session at Falcon Field in Mesa, AZ. FAA certification expected by the end of 2017

Metro Aviation Welcomes Mountain Area Medical Airlift Metro Aviation welcomed North Carolina’s Mountain Area Medical Airlift (MAMA) as its newest operations customer

LTS101 Engine Operator Costs Honeywell made progress in recent years including improvements that have resulted in a 12 percent reduction in direct operating costs since 2015

Polish Institute of Aviation ‏DREAM Project kick-off DREAM is an innovative project in the frame of European Clean Sky 2 programme (Horizon 2020). Will result in manufacturing parts for the new compound rotorcraft being developed by Airbus Helicopters

Sundance Helicopters Partners Tropicana Las Vegas Hotel Sundance Helicopters EC130 in partnership with the Tropicana Las Vegas Hotel for a Grand Canyon experience flight

Gill Batteries 7000 Series/LT for Bell 407 Gill Batteries has received an FAA Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) to install its new-generation 7407-28 sealed lead acid battery on all variants of the Bell 407 helicopter



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