Its going to be a great week for rotorcraft as HAI gets it start in Orlando, Florida... we should have confirmation today of new aircraft from Airbus Helicopters as well as progress reports from Bell, MD Helicopters, Sikorsky, Robinson, Enstrom, and a number of others. But, there is some excitement at HAI from the folks at Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland, who have confirmed FAA validation of the EASA certification for their AW189 medium twin engine helicopter. In its 17th annual Turbine-Powered Civil Helicopter Purchasing Outlook, Honeywell Aerospace produced a detailed report that forecast steady global helicopter demand for the next 5 years. Overall, five-year demand for turbine-powered, civil helicopters remains steady versus the 2014 five-year forecast, with moderate improvement in new helicopter purchase plans reported, offsetting the short-term uncertainty of large-fleet operators in the face of lower energy prices and fluctuating market currencies. Honda Aircraft Company announced that the first HondaJet flight simulator has been delivered and is currently being installed at the company’s world headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 03.03.15 is chock full of info in this Daily news episode for Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Host Ashley Hale, and supported by ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell, Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, and Aero-Journalists Tom Patton, and Earl Downs, this episode covers:
HAI2015 Gets Started
AW189 Certificated By FAA
Honeywell Forecasts Steady Global Helicopter Demand For Next Five Years
HondaJet Flight Simulator Arrives At Honda Aircraft Company
Key NBAA-Backed Provision Included In New PBOR Legislation
Wipaire’s Leesburg, FL Service Center Endorsed By Viking
Robinson R44s Flying Again In Australia
Pratt & Whitney Expands Connecticut Engine Center
Twirly Birds Announce Les Morris Award Recipient For 2015
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