Coronavirus poses little near-term threat to Army aviation programs

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March 31, 2020

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Pictured here is the Black Hawk production line at Sikorsky's Florida Assembly and Flight Operations center. Lockheed Martin Photo

Coronavirus poses little near-term threat to Army aviation programs

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is unlikely to disrupt production of U.S. Army rotorcraft in the near term, but the government’s global supply chain is at risk.

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FLIR announces first order for Black Hornet Vehicle Reconnaissance System

The Norwegian Defence Research Establishment has procured one of FLIR's Black Hornet Vehicle Reconnaissance Systems as part of an innovative base protection program.


London Heliport announces temporary closure

The London Heliport will be closed until at least April 13 due to COVID-19’s impact on commercial travel and the general aviation industry.


Air Methods announces in-network agreement with Avera Health Plans & DAKOTACARE

The agreement will protect both Avera Health Plans and DAKOTACARE members from unplanned financial liability for Air Methods’ services.


Helicopter support businesses that are open during the COVID-19 crisis

Here is a non-exhaustive list of companies who are still working to serve helicopter operators during the COVID-19 pandemic.


ASU announces online recurrent training program

Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) has developed a new instructor-led, web-based offering for required recurrent ground training. 


HAI issues updates on FAA announcements for airmen medical certificates, part 135 operators

The association said it can now provide updates to a March 29, 2020, HAI press release about airmen medical certificates and an FAA announcement regarding waivers for part 135 operators that was issued on March 25, 2020.


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NASA shows perseverance with helicopter, cruise stage testing


Citing possible impact of coronavirus on finances, Virginia Beach delays purchase of police helicopter


Jackson Hole helicopter tours get "heli-yes" from FAA


Coronavirus: Yorkshire Air Ambulance grounds helicopter


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