Articles in Category: Industry News

Colombia Takes Delivery of First S-70i™ BLACK HAWK Helicopters with Terrain Awareness and Warning Capability

Posted Friday, October 18, 2013 Posted in Industry News

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 17, 2013 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has delivered to the Colombian Army two S-70i™ BLACK HAWK helicopters incorporating a Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning System (HTAWS) as standard equipment. Colombia is the first country to field S-70i helicopters equipped with HTAWS, which Sikorsky has customized for the unique requirements of the combat assault and utility missions.

Avionics Upgrades "Breathe New Life into Old Birds"

Posted Tuesday, August 13, 2013 Posted in Industry News

Avionics Upgrades

Article by James Careless via Rotorcraft Pro, August 2013 

The Bell 212 Twin Huey is a venerable rotorcraft, with 45 years of history underits blads.  Unfortunatley, a decades-old helicopter cockpit experiences a lot of wear and tear.  Add analog 'steam gauge' displays, and the result can be a visually shabyy, technologically-obsolete cockpit that can compel all but the hardiest of helicopter enthusiasts to pay more for brand new aircraft - even if the older model still has lots of life in it!  

His Friendship will be Missed

Posted Thursday, June 13, 2013 Posted in Company News, Industry News

AEA Mourns Passing of Board Secretary Chuck Freeland

His Friendship will be Missed

LEE'S SUMMIT, MO., June 11, 2013 -- The Aircraft Electronics Association is deeply saddened by the passing of Chuck Freeland, a regional sales representative for Otto Instrument Service, an AEA member company located in Ontario, Calif.