Tag Archives: Helicopter
Helicopter Route Chart

Garmin Pilot Optimizes Charts and Maps for Helicopter Operators

Garmin is pleased to announce a new version of Garmin Pilot for iOS, which adds a suite of features tailored to helicopter operators. These features incorporate helicopter route charts throughout eight U.S. metropolitan areas, including the Gulf of Mexico. Additionally, the latest version of Garmin Pilot allows pilots to easily identify and document the highest obstacle along their flight […]

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Garmin Optimizes GWX 70H Weather Radar, GTR 225 COM and GNC 255 NAV/COM for Helicopter Operations

Garmin continues to make a series of investments into developing a robust lineup of helicopter solutions, which are tailored to the unique missions carried out by these operators. Our latest additions include Night Vision Goggle (NVG) capable versions of our popular GTR 225 COM and GNC 255 NAV/COM radios, as well as the introduction of […]

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Bell 429 Twin Puts It Back In the Game In Europe's Helo Market

Bell Helicopter believes it is poised to rebuild market share in Europe with sales for its latest 429 model, which is on show here at EBACE (Stand 7091). For several years, the European market’s requirements for twin-engine rotorcraft has favored rivals Eurocopter and AgustaWestland. “But now, with the 429, we have a twin that meets […]

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AW169 during its first flight last week

AW169 Makes First Flight

AgustaWestland’s AW169 took to the skies for the first time last week, marking a significant milestone on its path to certification in 2014, the company announced. According to AgustaWestland representatives, the AW169 – launched nearly two years ago at the Farnborough International Air Show – performed and handled “as expected” during the test flight at […]

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Pratt & Whitney Canada PW210 to Power Eurocopter X4

Rotorhub revealed that a Pratt & Whitney engine would feature on the new aircraft in February, but at the time Eurocopter CEO Lutz Bertling would not reveal the model or size of the engine.

PW&C revealed details about the engine's involvement in the X4 project in a press release on 25 April.

'With a PW210 engine you […]

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