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March 22, 2007, 8:33 AM

Shanghai Sikorsky has delivered two Shen 3A helicopters (license-built Schweizer 300Cs) to Tianjin’s Civil Aviation University of China (CAUC). Acceptance flights were carried out at the Shanghai Gaodong Maritime Search and Rescue Heliport, located in the Pudong New District.

March 22, 2007, 8:30 AM

As the only approved IFR-capable MD 500E in the world, N5144Q is no ordinary MD 500E helicopter. To stand a chance of bettering Ron Bower’s solo 1994 round-the-world-in-a-helicopter record, Simon Oliphant-Hope needed to have it back in the UK.

March 22, 2007, 8:28 AM

Interested parties are getting more time to comment on the FAA’s controversial proposal to require all air-tour operators to be certified under Part 135 or 121, with an extension of the comment period from April 19 to June 18.

March 22, 2007, 8:27 AM

Helicopters fill the make-believe future skies in Disney World’s Tomorrowland, but in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates real rotorcraft are an integral part of the plans of high-end hotel and resort projects that are so huge they would likely boggle the fertile mind of Walt himself, if he were st

March 22, 2007, 8:27 AM

After meeting with industry representatives over several days in early March, the FAA launched a new ATC plan designed to head
off gridlock by “sharing the pain” around choke points such as New York, Chicago and Atlanta.

March 22, 2007, 8:25 AM

At Farnborough, AgustaWestland unveiled yet another, long-anticipated evolution of the A109–a stretched and higher-power model dubbed the A109S Grand.

March 22, 2007, 8:24 AM

Grizzly Mountain Aviation, of Prineville, Ore., has taken delivery of a second Kaman Aerospace K-Max, for use on logging, firefighting and power-line construction. The aircraft is currently supporting a large power-line project in Ontario, Canada, before heading home to the Pacific Northwest.

March 22, 2007, 8:23 AM

The patient was killed and the three crewmembers injured when their Air Evac Lifeteam Bell 206 crashed April 20 about 30 miles northeast of Evansville, Ind. According to an FAA preliminary report, the engine quit in flight.

March 22, 2007, 8:23 AM

In a deal valued at more than $230 million, Bell has started to deliver 26 Bell 412EP medium twins and associated equipment to Pakistan. The OEM, which delivered nine of the aircraft during June, will hand over the rest during the next 10 months.

March 22, 2007, 8:23 AM

Agusta delivered a new A109 Power to the national police of Slovenia. The helicopter, which will be based at Brnik Airport near capital Ljubljana, is valued at $7.2 million.

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