Press Releases

Wire Strike Protection for R66 Helicopters

Torrance, CA — Robinson has added wire strike protection provisions to its R66 options list. Available only on R66 helicopters, the provisions are FAA certified and allow for easy, bolt-on installation of Magellan’s WSPS (Wire Strike Protection System) sold separately

CDAS’s Gibson receives Power Plant certification

Kaleb Gibson, a CD Aviation Services employee,  received his Repairman Certificate while working at CDAS. He continued to complete 18 months of required training and passed the FAA test to receive his Power Plant Certificate. Kaleb Gibson has been a

Thrush Aircraft Begins Exploration of Autonomous Air Tanker

Strategic alliance with Drone America anticipated to yield unmanned solutions to airborne wildfire surveillance and attack – and more. (Albany, GA) The arsenal of airborne tactics available to firefighters and first responders may soon grow significantly as Thrush Aircraft has

Red Bull Air Race newest star: the Air Tractor AT-802 Fire Boss

By Igor Bozinovski The Red Bull Air Race World Championship is an official World Championship, accredited by the FAI – The World Air Sports Federation. The Red Bull Air Race features the world’s best racing pilots in a pure motorsport

GE Aviation announces first run of  Advanced Turboprop engine

Milestone accomplished on schedule; certification begins in 2018 PRAGUE—GE Aviation’s Advanced Turboprop engine, the first clean-sheet turboprop engine to hit the Business and General Aviation (BGA) market in more than 30 years, successfully completed its first engine test run at

Erickson Begins 20th Season of Fighting Fires in Australia

PORTLAND, Oregon — Erickson Incorporated, a leading aerospace manufacturer and global aerial services company that has fought fires for nearly 50 years, has returned to serve the citizens of Australia for its 20th year. The October start of the fire

Thrush delivers first 510G Switchbacks to Georgia’s State Forestry Commission

Revolutionary firefighting aircraft will provide faster and more agile fire detection and response capabilities to protect state’s woodland resources. (Albany, GA) Today, as firefighters in the air and on the ground continue to battle devastating wildfires in Southern California, the

Comitiva Sindag encerra sua participação na convenção norte-americana de aviação agrícola

Brasil e Estados Unidos representam os dois maiores mercados mundiais do setor e iniciaram uma aproximação em 2016 A comitiva brasileira do Sindicato Nacional das Empresas de Aviação Agrícola (Sindag) completou o quarto e último dia de programação da 51ª

Abbott Industries acquires Cascade Conversions

Tuesday, December 5th, at the National Agriculture Aviation Association (NAAA) Annual Convention it was announced that Abbott Industries has acquired Cascade Conversions. Cascade Conversions, a Washington based company, specializes in the approval and production of after market aviation products including

P&WC celebrating 100K engine milestone at NAAA 2017

Pratt & Whitney Canada reached a significant milestone in April of this year, when it produced its 100,000th engine, a testament to the company’s longevity and leadership in the global aerospace market. “Achieving 100,000 engines produced has been a proud

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