INDUSTRY UPDATES

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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Source: traveldailynews.asia
Lockheed Martin new hybrid aircraft is aimed at the asian market

This hybrid aircraft is becoming a game changing aviation milestone and is the result of hundreds of millions of US dollars of research and development being focused on reducing the costs of moving freight, particularly in remote locations.

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