Aircraft

Air Methods Relocates Black Hills Life Flight Base to Rapid City

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 7:00pm

RAPID CITY, S.D., Oct. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Black Hills Life Flight, a division of Air Methods , announced it has relocated its rotor wing aircraft to its base in Rapid City, South Dakota to serve the surrounding communities.

Key Points: 
  • RAPID CITY, S.D., Oct. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Black Hills Life Flight, a division of Air Methods , announced it has relocated its rotor wing aircraft to its base in Rapid City, South Dakota to serve the surrounding communities.
  • The decision to relocate assets to Rapid City comes after an extensive review of the local area and its needs, and how Black Hill Life Flight can more efficiently provide that service.
  • With this move, Black Hills Life Flight will operate a rotor wing and fixed wing aircraft in Rapid City staffed with a critical care RN and paramedic and pilot on each transport.
  • Black Hills Life Flight, along with all air medical services, provides essential and lifesaving services throughout the country.

Honeywell's T55 Engine Upgrade To Provide More Power, Better Fuel Efficiency For U.S. Army's CH-47 Chinook

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 2:00pm

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) is finalizing a new and improved T55 engine to power the U.S. Army's Chinook helicopters.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) is finalizing a new and improved T55 engine to power the U.S. Army's Chinook helicopters.
  • The new T55 updates do not require changes to the helicopter engine mount or engine interfaces, making the T55 engine the ideal drop-in replacement.
  • "Upgrading the combat-proven T55 is the lowest cost and lowest risk path to keeping Chinook fleets operating at maximum efficiency," Marinick said.
  • The new offering will be available as both a new engine version and a low-cost kit to upgrade engines during overhauls.

AeroVironment Launches New Puma™ LE, Delivering Group 2 Capabilities in a Group 1 Footprint with Increased Range, Endurance and Payload Capacity

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 2:00pm

Puma LE builds on the combat-proven Puma AE legacy with new capabilities, increased range, and expanded payload capacity.

Key Points: 
  • Puma LE builds on the combat-proven Puma AE legacy with new capabilities, increased range, and expanded payload capacity.
  • Puma LE is purpose-built for multi-mission operations with up to 5.5 pounds of total payload capacity.
  • Puma LE utilizes plug and play, interoperable line-replaceable unit (LRU) components that can be shared with other Puma AE aircraft.
  • The RQ-20A/B Puma , Puma LE , RQ-11B Raven, RQ-12A Wasp , together with VAPOR Helicopter UAS comprise AeroVironments family of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems.

Brief-Lynx Announces New Patent Approval for Linking Technology

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 12:58pm

DENVER, Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Brief-Lynx, Inc., the technology innovation pioneers enabling easy, fully-hyperlinked electronic briefs for lawyers and judges worldwide, announces that it has been granted U.S. patent approval for its Document Enhancement System and Method.

Key Points: 
  • DENVER, Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Brief-Lynx, Inc., the technology innovation pioneers enabling easy, fully-hyperlinked electronic briefs for lawyers and judges worldwide, announces that it has been granted U.S. patent approval for its Document Enhancement System and Method.
  • This latest Brief-Lynx patent (US Patent 10,339,208) deepens the company's ability to provide fully automated hyperlinking within a couple of hours a fraction of the multiple days that are typically required by other electronic brief linking providers to do the same work.
  • "This patent approval extends what we have known about automating hyperlink-generation technology since 2007," said David Vanderport, Brief-Lynx CEO.
  • Brief-Lynx has held patents in computer-implemented, dynamic response interactions within rendered documents since 2007, when it won approval for U.S. Patent 8,219,543 and U.S. Patent 9,037,566.

AerCap Leased, Purchased and Sold 108 Aircraft in the Third Quarter 2019

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 12:00pm

DUBLIN, Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap") (NYSE: AER) has announced its major business transactions during the third quarter 2019:

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap") (NYSE: AER) has announced its major business transactions during the third quarter 2019:
    Signed lease agreements for 72 aircraft, including 13 widebody aircraft and 59 narrowbody aircraft.
  • Purchased 16 aircraft, including 9 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft, 1 Airbus A350, 4 Boeing 787-9s and 2 Embraer E2s.
  • We continue to manage 2 aircraft that were sold from our owned portfolio during the quarter.
  • AerCap is the global leader in aircraft leasing with 1,360 owned, managed or on order aircraft in its portfolio, as of September 30, 2019.

CDB Aviation Delivers First of Nine A321neos to Indian Carrier IndiGo

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 5:14pm

The versatility of the A321neos will provide the right capacity for IndiGos growing fleet, delivering superior performance and economics.

Key Points: 
  • The versatility of the A321neos will provide the right capacity for IndiGos growing fleet, delivering superior performance and economics.
  • We look forward to deepening our relationship and supporting the IndiGo managements vision to be Indias leading airline.
  • I would also like to congratulate CDB Aviation on the delivery of this aircraft and thank them for their continued support to IndiGo.
  • CDB Aviation anticipates the remaining eight aircraft to be handed over by the end of January 2020.

FAA Approves AerTrak for Boeing 777-200 Series Aircraft to Comply with Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Operations Mandate

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 7:17pm

ST04184NY for installation of AerSale s AerTrak system on Boeing 777-200 series aircraft to comply with the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Operations rule , a critical part of the agencys Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) .

Key Points: 
  • ST04184NY for installation of AerSale s AerTrak system on Boeing 777-200 series aircraft to comply with the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Operations rule , a critical part of the agencys Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) .
  • The FAA previously approved AerTrak for Boeing 737 Classic and NG series aircraft (ST04009NY) and Boeing 757-200 series aircraft (ST04011NY).
  • These Engineered Solutions reduce downtime, decrease capital investment required for aircraft upgrades, and extend aircraft service life.
  • Headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida, AerSale maintains offices and operations in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Silver Air Lands New Falcon 2000 PURE Management Contract Based in Dallas

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 2:00pm

Available for charter immediately, the Falcon 2000 is based out of Dallas Love Field (DAL) and boasts an executive configuration with forward galley, highspeed Wi-Fi, and a 3,000 nm range for U.S. and international flights.

Key Points: 
  • Available for charter immediately, the Falcon 2000 is based out of Dallas Love Field (DAL) and boasts an executive configuration with forward galley, highspeed Wi-Fi, and a 3,000 nm range for U.S. and international flights.
  • Silver Air is excited to add this exceptional Falcon 2000 to our growing charter fleet in Dallas, said Chuck Stumpf, Silver Airs President of Business Development.
  • Silver Air is also a member of the Air Charter Safety Foundation.
  • Silver Air is ARGUS Platinum and IS-BAO rated, and is a member of the National Business Aviation Association.

Mosquito Shield to Present at The Franchise Show 2019 in Tampa

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 11:30pm

NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass., Oct. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation, the original and most successful mosquito control franchise, will be participating at this year's "The Franchise Show" in Tampa, Florida on October 11-12, 2019 at the Tampa Convention Center, booth 302.

Key Points: 
  • NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass., Oct. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation, the original and most successful mosquito control franchise, will be participating at this year's "The Franchise Show" in Tampa, Florida on October 11-12, 2019 at the Tampa Convention Center, booth 302.
  • Michael Moorhouse, VP of Franchise Development states, "Florida remains to be one of the best markets for mosquito control to thrive.
  • Mosquito Shield was named the "Fastest Growing Franchise" in 2019 by Franchise Gator as well as Entrepreneur's Top New Franchises.
  • For more information on participating in a Mosquito Shield franchise, visit www.moshieldfranchise.com or email Michael Moorhouse at Michael@moshield.com .

Chakana Engages European Corporate Communications Consultant

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 1:45pm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chakana Copper Corp. (TSX-V: PERU; OTCQB: CHKKF; FWB: 1ZX) (the Company or Chakana) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a corporate communications agreement (the "Agreement") with Soar Financial Partners ("Soar Financial").

Key Points: 
  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chakana Copper Corp. (TSX-V: PERU; OTCQB: CHKKF; FWB: 1ZX) (the Company or Chakana) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a corporate communications agreement (the "Agreement") with Soar Financial Partners ("Soar Financial").
  • In consideration for the services of Soar Financial, Chakana has agreed to pay a fee of 4,000 Euros per month.
  • CEO and President, Mr. David Kelley comments: "Soar Financial will be assisting Chakana in planning and executing European roadshows and presenting Chakana not only to important European investors but also to leading and opinion forming financial media outlets.
  • We look forward to expanding the awareness of Chakana in the European capital markets and supporting and broadening the international shareholder base."