Bell Helicopter told attendees at this week's Heli-Expo 2007 in
Orlando that 2006 was a great year for the Fort Worth, TX-based
helomaker, as both commercial and military sales orders and
In a ceremony resembling a movie scene, Sikorsky generated fog,
the sounds of a storm at sea and flashes of lightning to unveil the
first S-92 helicopter by Sikorsky dedicated to Search and Rescue at
the world's largest helicopter gathering, Heli-Expo 2007.
Dallas Airmotive announced at Heli-Expo 2007 this week that
Premier Turbines, the company's Neosho, MO engine repair and
overhaul division, has opened "Express Lane" service for
Rolls-Royce Model 250 engines.
Expanding on its factual report on a September 2004 accident
involving a Bell 206B helicopter flying tours on the Hawaiian
island of Kauai, this week the National Transportation Safety Board
issued a new set of safety recommendations the Board states could
prevent a similar accident in the future.
The latest iteration of Helicopter Association International's
annual Heli-Expo doesn't even officially kick off until Thursday...
and already, we're seeing some major advancements coming from some
big names in the helicopter industry.