Helicopter News February 24, 2017 by Helis.com
Helicopter News February 24, 2017 by Helis.com


Newsletter #429


Wysong Delivered Two Bell 407GX to PHI Wysong Enterprises customized and delivered 2 Bell 407GX EMS (Emergency Medical Services) helicopters to PHI Air Medical, the first of this variant in their fleet

CH-53K King Stallion Completes 400 Flight Hours The four Sikorsky CH-53K King prototypes achieves its 400 flight hour milestone

Lockheed Martin Awarded AH-1Z Target Sight System Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) $150M contract to Lockheed Martin for Marines Bell AH-1Z Viper helicopter’s Target Sight Systems (TSS). Since 2008 more than 100 delivered and ongoing through 2026

Enstrom TH180 Moving Forward Towards Certification Enstrom continues flying its second (and first fully conforming) prototype of the TH180 helicopter anticipating FAA certification by the end of 2017 and targeting an under $400,000 price point

David MacNeil Takes Delivery of H145 David MacNeil, owner of WeatherTech automotive products, took delivery of a H145/EC145T2 VIP helicopter. This is the second Airbus purchased by him after a H125/AS350B3e in 2014

Northrop Grumman Recognized Summit Aviation Summit Aviation received a Northrop Grumman’s 2016 Enterprise Supplier Recognition award for Customer Relationship. Since 2012 provides manufacturing and assembly support for multiple programs

Aeryon SkyRanger First BVLOS Flight Aeryon SkyRanger small unmanned aerial system (sUAS) successfully completed the first Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) flight test in Canada



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