SHOW NEWS: - Heli-Expo show uses biofuel to reduce carbon footprint

Eve of Show - February 26, 2024

407GXi sales
Bangladesh and Taiwan gain first commercial Bell 407GXis
Insurance initiative
Aviation Specialty Insurance and Enstrom resurrect insurance programme
Avionics upgrade
Coptersafety upgrades AW169 FFS to Avionics phase 8
Collective control
Garmin adds IFR and four-axis capability to GFC 600H flight controls

Welcome to our daily news report from the world's leading helicopter trade show, HAI Heli-Expo 2024 in Anaheim, California.

Some of the headline news stories from the show are previewed below, and full coverage can be found on the Business Air News web site. To unsubscribe please simply follow the link at the foot of this email.

Replenishing capacity
LCI signs up for up to 21 Leonardos

LCI signs up for up to 21 Leonardos

LCI has committed to 10 orders for AW169, AW139 and AW189s for delivery through to 2028, and has placed an option for a further 11. All will use SAF when and where possible.
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Reiser Simulation and Training GmbH
Heli-Expo SAF

Heli-Expo show uses biofuel to reduce carbon footprint

HAI is providing the SAF from Fullerton Municipal airport, a regional relief airport in Orange County, California, for all aircraft flying into the expo this year.
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NGFT Solutions
407GXi sales
Bangladesh and Taiwan gain first commercial Bell 407GXis

Bangladesh and Taiwan gain first commercial Bell 407GXis

Meghna Aviation in Bangladesh will put its 407GXi to use in its charter business and Ginger Aviation for powerline wash and management in Taiwan.
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Insurance initiative
Aviation Specialty Insurance and Enstrom resurrect insurance programme

Aviation Specialty Insurance and Enstrom resurrect insurance programme

By promoting safety, prioritising maintenance and encouraging pilots to better their skills, the original programme reduced claims and kept costs low. Enstrom is hoping that owners will welcome it back.
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Air Charter Expo
Avionics upgrade
Coptersafety upgrades AW169 FFS to Avionics phase 8

Coptersafety upgrades AW169 FFS to Avionics phase 8

With the increasing use of the AW169 by operators, the upgrade to Avionics phase 8 will provide a higher level of training for current and future customers. The FFS will be ready by 4Q24.
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Collective control
Garmin adds IFR and four-axis capability to GFC 600H flight controls

Garmin adds IFR and four-axis capability to GFC 600H flight controls

This will provide IFR operators with advanced automated flight capabilities and bring added protections to one of the most challenging flight categories. AW109 Trekker operators should be impressed with its performance.
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Law and order
Broward County Sheriff adds advanced public safety helicopters

Broward County Sheriff adds advanced public safety helicopters

The new BSO aircraft and infrastructure projects will create more seamless communication and data sharing between Florida's agencies and improve public safety response to significant incidents.
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Incredible accomplishment

PHI celebrates 75 year anniversary

It started with three Bells and now has more than 200 helicopters. From being the launch customer for several different types to logging over 12 million flight hours, PHI has a history of innovation and performance.
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