INDUSTRY UPDATES

Source: Flightglobal
Sikorsky adds real-time tracking to PHI's S-92 fleet

Sikorsky has added real-time aircraft tracking and health monitoring for the S-92 fleet operated by Louisiana-based PHI, leveraging a satellite communications system designed to transmit and receive data through the heavylift helicopter’s rotor wash.

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Source: Aerotime
Honeywell: 3,900 to 4,400 global helicopter deliveries by 2021

Honeywell forecasts 3,900 to 4,400 civilian-use helicopters will be delivered from 2017 to 2021, roughly 400 helicopters lower than the 2016 five-year forecast.

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Source: Rotorhub
Heli-Expo 2017: Bell reveals future helicopter concept

Bell Helicopter has unveiled a new future helicopter concept featuring a range of next-generation technologies at Heli-Expo 2017 in Dallas.

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source: quwa.org
France will procure 160+ H160 to replace legacy lightweight helicopters

The H160 is primarily a civilian utility helicopter, but has the possibility of developing a military variant in the future.

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Source: Rotorhub
Heli-Expo 2017: Market optimism is catching on

Bell Helicopter CEO Mitch Snyder is 'cautiously optimistic' about the year ahead for the commercial helicopter market, the executive told reporters at Heli-Expo in Dallas.

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Source: AsianAviation
Honeywell and Australia Flite Path Sign Agreement For Defence Aviation and Commercial...

Honeywell has signed an agreement with Flite Path, an Australian-owned aerospace parts supplier and stocking distributor. It will support the needs of military customers and civil helicopter operators, in addition to maintenance facilities, in the Asia Pacific region.

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