Sikorsky HH-60W combat rescue helicopter achieves first flight

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The Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter achieved first flight today at Sikorsky’s West Palm Beach, Florida site, an important step toward bringing this all-new aircraft to service members to perform critical search and rescue operations.

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Boeing receives second U.S. Navy contract for F/A-18 service life modification

Boeing

Boeing has received a one-year contract, which also includes a one-year option for 2020, to continue modernizing the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18 fleet under the Service Life Modification (SLM) program. The $164 million contract for FY19 funds the standup of a second SLM line in San Antonio, Texas, complementary to the line established last year in St. Louis.

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Textron Aviation displays special mission strength; showcasing air ambulance configured Citation Latitude at EBACE

Textron Aviation

Textron Aviation company, is showcasing its first air ambulance configuration of the popular Citation Latitude at its static display at the 2019 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, highlighting the company’s strength in special mission capabilities across its wide range of Beechcraft and Cessna aircraft.

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Airbus delivers ACH145 helicopter for use on super yachts

Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) has delivered the first of two ACH145 helicopters to an existing private customer as the first step in a fleet renewal programme. The two aircraft will be primarily flown from super yachts in the Mediterranean and Caribbean regions on behalf of the owner who is a highly experienced user of Airbus helicopters.

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HK Bellawings Jet Limited of Hong Kong firms up order for four more Bombardier Global 7500

Bombardier

Bombardier is pleased to announce that Hong Kong aircraft management company HK Bellawings Jet Limited firmed up an order for four Global 7500 business jets. This news comes as the flagship Global 7500 aircraft arrives at the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE), its first airshow since entering service.

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Vaisala’s Automated Weather Observing System to 31 Airports in Argentina

EANA

Vaisala, a global leader in weather, environmental, and industrial measurements, has signed a contract with the Argentine Air Navigation Service Provider (EANA), a state-owned company under Argentina’s Ministry of Transport, for AviMet® Automated Weather Observing Systems (AWOS) including Runway Visual Range Systems to 31 airports across Argentina.

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