Tag Archives: Helicopters

Garmin® Helicopter Avionics Suite Selected by Air Evac Lifeteam

  Garmin® helicopter avionics suite selected by Air Evac Lifeteam Modernized avionics enhances situational awareness, exceeds industry requirements and reduces pilot workload OLATHE, Kan. /February 25, 2016/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the selection of a completely integrated Garmin avionics suite by Air Evac Lifeteam for […]

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Upgrading Helicopters to 8.33 kHz Spacing Is Cost-­‐Effective With New European Approvals

Garmin is pleased to announce installation of the GNC 255 NAV/COM and GTR 225 COM series is easier and more cost-effective for European-registered helicopters. This certification reduces installation time and the cost associated with the installation of the GTR/GNC radios in a wide variety of helicopter types in Europe. Additionally, Helicopter operators are offered an […]

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Sandel Avionics Receives AS9100 & ISO9001 Certification

Sandel Avionics Inc., a global leader in wire, terrain and obstacle avoidance, has received its AS9100, Rev C and ISO 9001:2008 certification from NSF International. The Quality Management System (QMS) for the Aerospace Industry standard (AS9100) is designed to meet stringent, complex and unique demands of the defense and commercial Aerospace industry. With nearly a […]

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Eurocopter Introduces High-Speed Hybrid X3 Demonstrator

Eurocopter has initited a United States dog and pony show including Washington, D.C., Redstone Arsenal and Fort Bragg, to showcase its X3 demonstrator. The prototype appeared to a crowd of hundreds—including operators, government officials and spectators at Grand Praire Texas last Wednesday at the American Eurocopter facility. Eurocopter President & CEO Lutz Bertling said that […]

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Robinson R22

Jeff Abrams maneuvers his 2000 Robinson R22 Beta helicopter on final approach for landing at his “Pilot’s Paradise” at Leeward Air Ranch in Ocala, FL.  Jeff enjoys the panoramic views and the aerodynamic shape of the Robinson, which can cruise up to 90 knots with average fuel consumption of only 7-10 gallons per hour.  The […]

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Helicopter Does Barrel Rolls Over Elizabeth River

Aerobatic stuntman Chuck Aaron pilots a Red Bull helicopter, performing barrel rolls and flying upside-down, on Wednesday. Aaron was entertaining helicopter pilots, who were in town for the Naval Helicopter Association convention and watching from the Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center in Norfolk. Source: Stephen M. Katz http://hamptonroads.com/2012/05/helicopter-does-barrel-rolls-over-elizabeth-river

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MD Helicopters Announces First New Helicopter in 15 Years, the MD 540F

MD Helicopters Inc. (MDHI) released details today of its new scout helicopter—the MD 540-F, the newest addition to MD’s fleet of single engine turbine helicopters. The 540F is an upgrade to the popular MD 530F, boasting a 6 bladed, fully articulated rotor blade system made up entirely of composite material and a more rugged landing […]

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