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U.S. Army Selects ATEC to Design Dramatically Improved Helicopter Engine for Black Hawk and Apache Fleets

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The U.S. Army has announced that the Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), a joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt Whitney, has been awarded a contract for preliminary design review of a new engine for the Army's fleet of Black Hawk and Apache helicopters. The two-year contract, part of the Army's Improved Turbine Engine (ITE) program, will support the design of an...

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Engineering Software

Middle East Technical University Leverages VABS to Accelerate Design of Composite Wind Turbine Blades

North Logan, Utah (USA) - AnalySwift, LLC, a provider of efficient high-fidelity modeling software for composites and other advanced materials, announced today Middle East Technical University (METU) is leveraging its powerful VABS software to accelerate design of composite wind turbine and helicopter rotor blades. METU has used VABS for a variety of projects in its Department of Aerospace...

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Helicopter Parts

Seginus Inc. is Pleased to Introduce 410997EH and 410964EH Starter Generator Bearings

The 410997EH and 410964EH bearings are eligible for installation on Various Helicopter Starter Generators. Helicopter Model Eligibility: Aerospatiale–Various Agusta–Various Eurocopter France–Various For more specific model eligibility details, please see the supplements section of our website. For sales information, please contact your regional distributor or our USA offices. OEM Part...

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Slide Bearings

LORD Extends Warranty for Bell 407 Main Rotor Hub Components to 2,500 Hours

LORD Corporation has extended the warranty on all the Bell 407 Main Rotor hub elastomeric components to 2,500 hours or three years (whichever comes first). Parts covered by the extended warranty include the lead lag bearing (407-310-102-101 -103), shear bearing (407-310-101-101 -105) and damper (407-310-100-105 & -107). Bell Helicopter approved the upgrade to LORD SPE IIA elastomer on the lead...

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Modernized S-61T(TM) Helicopter Launches First Flight
Helicopters

Modernized S-61T(TM) Helicopter Launches First Flight

U.S. Department of State Already Under Contract for 13 Aircraft SHELTON, Conn.Â- – Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the successful maiden test flight of the modernized S-61T™ helicopter with an integrated glass cockpit and enhanced performance capabilities. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). In 2010, Sikorsky began a program to upgrade S-61 aircraft...

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Bell Selects Ametek Fuel Quantity Gauging System for New 525 Relentless Helicopter
Miscellaneous Panels

Bell Selects Ametek Fuel Quantity Gauging System for New 525 Relentless Helicopter

WILMINGTON, MAÂ- — The Sensors Fluid Management Systems (SFMS) business unit of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense, has been selected by Bell Helicopter, a subsidiary of Textron, Inc., to supply the fuel quantity gauging system (FQGS) and remote fuel display panel for the new Bell 525 Relentless super medium helicopter. The AMETEK FQGS consists of multiple custom-designed, active capacitance type...

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Miscellaneous Film

'Celanese - The Chemistry Inside Innovation(TM)' to Be Showcased at K 2013

DALLAS - Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE) today announced a first for the K Trade Fair exhibit this October in Dusseldorf, Germany — the global technology and specialty materials company will showcase the full scope of its highly-diversified products designed to help drive innovation in mobility, water, energy and infrastructure, healthcare and consumer products. Under the theme Celanese – The...

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Composite Fabrication Services

Ticona Receives Aeronautics Prize for First Helicopter Thermoplastic Composite Tailplane

Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai – Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, will again receive a prestigious JEC Innovation Award for the first thermoplastic composite tailplane developed and put into production for a helicopter. It uses a composite prepreg made with Fortron® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS). Together with Fokker Aerostructures,...

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Communication Systems

Goodrich Receives U.S. Army Spares Order to Support UH-60 Helicopter Fleet

Health and usage management system lowers operating and maintenance costs, enhances safety for critical helicopter system CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has received an order from the U.S. Army to provide 80 spare health and usage management system (HUMS) electronic units for the Army's UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters. The units will be produced by Goodrich's Sensors and...

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Seating

Goodrich to Showcase Advanced Helicopter Systems at Army Aviation Association of America 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR), at next week's Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) will showcase its extensive product line that supports Army Aviation. Goodrich will display its sensor systems, surveillance systems, threat detection systems, power transmission, crash resistant seating, rescue hoists, engine components and advanced composite structures specific to the...

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