SHOW NEWS: - Henley Air is launch customer for next-gen rotor diagnostics

Day Three - February 29, 2024

Major reinforcement
Sloane secures deals with Leonardo and Robinson
For the US
Metro signs distributor agreement for AW09 in North America
Attitude-based autopilot
Enstrom selects Genesys autopilot for 480B
New dealer
Bell hands 505 dealership agreement to Chinook

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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Capable helicopter
Bristow signs framework contract for up to 15 H135s

Bristow signs framework contract for up to 15 H135s

The H135 has proven itself to be a very capable helicopter at Bristow, both for missions offshore and overland. Hence the decision to sign up for five more, possibly 15, and with Arrius 2B2 engines from Safran.
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Reiser Simulation and Training GmbH
Vibration measurement
Henley Air is launch customer for next-gen rotor diagnostics

Henley Air is launch customer for next-gen rotor diagnostics

The RADS-NG will allow the operator to complete its rotor track and balance operations and diagnostics in fewer flights while significantly reducing flight and pilot time, and saving fuel.
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NGFT Solutions
Major reinforcement
Sloane secures deals with Leonardo and Robinson

Sloane secures deals with Leonardo and Robinson

The company has taken out preliminary sales contracts for nine AW09s and placed new orders for two each of the AW109 GrandNew and Trekker with Leonardo. It has also secured six Robinson delivery positions for 2025.
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Business Air News Bulletin
For the US

Metro signs distributor agreement for AW09 in North America

Metro will act as Leonardo distributor for the AW09 in the US and Canadian civil markets for all applications and has signed a commitment for 30 units.
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Air Charter Expo
Attitude-based autopilot
Enstrom selects Genesys autopilot for 480B

Enstrom selects Genesys autopilot for 480B

Enstrom is collaborating with Genesys to certify the latest three-axis VFR helicopter autopilot, and says what really stands out is the auto-recovery and the ability to shoot fully coupled approaches.
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New dealer
Bell hands 505 dealership agreement to Chinook

Bell hands 505 dealership agreement to Chinook

Chinook Helicopters has established a strong network of operators and maintainers and is ideally placed to grow the Bell 505 in Canada while providing training to potential operators.
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Lightweight, low profile
Canada launch customer is Onboard for AS365/EC155 cargo hook kit

Canada launch customer is Onboard for AS365/EC155 cargo hook kit

This replacement cargo hook kit will give operators a cost-effective option to switch out their legacy hook system for a lighter, modernised external load mission solution.
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