Bell 505 Becomes First Single-Engine Helicopter To Fly Using SAF

Bell Textron announced that it successfully flew a test flight using sustainable aviation fuel in the Bell 505 helicopter.
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Enstrom Announces First Flight of New 480B Helicopter

The flight marks the first since production resumed following Surack Enterprises' purchase of the company after its bankruptcy filing last year.
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USAF’s HH-60W Jolly Green II Deploys to Africa

Derived from the UH-60 Black Hawk, the search and rescue chopper marks its first deployment.
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Garmin Receives GI 275 STC for Airbus Helicopters

The Garmin GI 275 unit allows for upgrades of legacy analog flight instruments with electronic digital displays.
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Aviation Associations Fight NY Legislation To Restrict Helicopter Flights

NBAA and HAI mobilize members to call on governor for a veto.
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Enstrom Gets Ability To Resume Helicopter Production

The legacy rotorcraft OEM acquired its production certificate from the FAA this week.
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Emergency Inspection Called by NTSB for Bell 407 Helicopters

The board urged the FAA and Transport Canada to order examination of tail boom assemblies.
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Helicopter Pioneer Frank Robinson Passes Away

The engineer and pilot who founded Robinson Helicopter Company and created the R22, R44, and R66 has hovered west.
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Leonardo Search and Rescue Helicopter Completes U.S. High Altitude Trials

The AW101-612 completed its 21-day trial plan in just 16 days in Colorado.
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Air Force Says HH-60W Jolly Green II Helicopters Are Ready For Duty

The Sikorsky aircraft’s name honors the pioneering HH-3E rescue model from the Vietnam era.
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