SHOW NEWS: - Leonardo and Daedalean complete flight testing of AI for navigation

Day One - February 27, 2024

HUMS onboard
Airbus Helicopters selects GPMS to expand HUMS offerings
Reducing costs
Schweizer expands overhaul services through its Part 145 station
Four-axis autopilot
StandardAero schedules installations for light helicopter autopilot
Offshore capability
China Southern Airlines leases one Sikorsky S-92

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

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Expanding membership
HAI rebrands to reflect new era in vertical flight

HAI rebrands to reflect new era in vertical flight

No other aircraft can do what a helicopter does, and HAI is proud to represent them. As VAI its goal will be to enable new vertical flight aircraft to find their essential missions as well.
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NGFT Solutions
AI-aided awareness
Leonardo and Daedalean complete flight testing of AI for navigation

Leonardo and Daedalean complete flight testing of AI for navigation

Leonardo has experience certifying new technologies, and could make near-term integration of AI-enabled systems into the cockpit more of a possibility than ever.
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Reiser Simulation and Training GmbH
HUMS onboard
Airbus Helicopters selects GPMS to expand HUMS offerings

Airbus Helicopters selects GPMS to expand HUMS offerings

With this agreement, customers benefit from Foresight MX's affordable and user-friendly interface, and gain optional access to the OEM support and recommendations that they demand.
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Business Air News Bulletin
Reducing costs
Schweizer expands overhaul services through its Part 145 station

Schweizer expands overhaul services through its Part 145 station

Manufacturing of Schweizer products dates back to the 1950s, but FAA approval for new processes covering overhauls of main and tail rotor gearboxes, landing gear dampeners and actuators, brings down costs.
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Air Charter Expo
Four-axis autopilot

StandardAero schedules installations for light helicopter autopilot

StableLight transforms the flight control experience with its stability augmentation that works precisely and without feedback in the control sticks. Orders and slots are now being reserved for work to begin in June.
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Offshore capability
China Southern Airlines leases one Sikorsky S-92

China Southern Airlines leases one Sikorsky S-92

China Southern Airlines has signed a lease agreement for a Sikorsky S-92. The helicopter is configured for offshore passenger use and will be deployed on critical O&G missions in China from the Zhuhai base.
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Bell double
Philippines operators purchase customised Bells

Philippines operators purchase customised Bells

Sky Yard Aviation has purchased a customised Bell 429 while Aerobee has taken delivery of the first Bell 407GXi in the Philippines.
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Going all-in

StandardAero completes Winnipeg stand up for PW200 MRO

The PW200 engine line continues to grow, so StandardAero is ramping up and investing to support PW200 operators worldwide. Its new Winnipeg centre of excellence is ready to start service.
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