Helicopter News March 03, 2017 by Helis.com
Helicopter News March 03, 2017 by Helis.com

Newsletter #432

Boeing Proposes AW139 to Replace USAF UH-1N Boeing selects the AgustaWesland AW139 built in Philadelphia as the MH-139 for the US Air Force tender of up to 84 helicopters to replace the UH-1N Huey

Sikorsky Transfers S-70i as Turkish T70 Test Bed The Polish S-70i will become the engineering test bed for an avionics suite in co-development by Aselsan and Sikorsky for the Turkish-built T70 utility helicopter (TUHP)

Certification of Bell 505 in Australia Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) granted first foreign certification to the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopter

AW139 Maintenance Training at Aviation Australia Aviation Australia and HeliTSA launch Part 147 approved maintenance training course for the AW139 helicopter

Waypoint Leased 2 H135 to Mackay Helicopters Mackay Helicopters from Australia leased 2 H135 from Waypoint Leasing to be use out of Mackay’s North Queensland Base on specialist helicopter marine pilot transfer operations. Is Waypoint s 2nd and 3rd H135 deliveries and first into Australia

Leonardo AESA Radar for Schiebel Camcopter S-100 Leonardo to equip Schiebel S-100 Camcopter drones with PicoSAR active electronically-scanned array (AESA) radar, a surveillance system weighing just 10kg, for an undisclosed north-african country

REACH Medical Purchased Sierra Lifeflight REACH purchased Sierra Lifeflight, the air medical transport company located in Bishop, CA which serve the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada Mountains with Piper Cheyenne aircraft

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