INDUSTRY UPDATES

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CHC to receive new generation S-92s

CHC Group has signed a contract with Sikorsky for the lease of two new generation S-92 search and rescue helicopters, it was announced on 11 May.

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Beijing Jinyu receives Bell 429 helicopter

Bell Helicopter has delivered a Bell 429 helicopter to Beijing Jinyu General Aviation outfitted for multi-mission capabilities including helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS), the company announced on 10 May.

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CoxHealth buys MD 900 Explorer

CoxHealth has purchased an MD 900 Explorer from MD Helicopters (MDHI), the company announced on 19 April. The new helicopter will standardise the air medical fleet for the growing CoxHealth network.

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Frasca H125 FTD for Aero Asahi

Frasca International has delivered a Level 5 flight training device (FTD) for the Airbus H125 single-engine helicopter to Aero Asahi (AAC), the company announced on 21 April. The AAC will use flight simulator for offshore, emergency medical service, search and rescue and electric power line patrol missions.

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Rotorcraft Asia: China gets its first EMS 429

United Rotorcraft installed a medical interior which consists of an aluminium floor, additional medical crew seating configurations, and product improvements for patient care and access. In addition, the aircraft is equipped with a rescue hoist and other programme specific support equipment.

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Rotorcraft Asia: PhilJets fleet expands

The company is anticipating the arrival of two Airbus H130s and one H145 which will bring the aviation group's aircraft line-up to ten helicopters and two business jets by the end of 2017.

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