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2014-03-31 23:35:51

Onboard Systems announced that is has been awarded a contract from Airbus Helicopters to design and manufacture the cargo hook system for the EC130T2 aircraft. When completed, the cargo hook system will be available exclusively through Airbus Helicopters. Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced that it has been awarded a contract from Airbus Helicopters to design and...

2014-02-24 23:28:38

Onboard Systems will unveil the production versions of their new TALON® 1K Carousel cargo hooks at the Heli-Expo Show in Anaheim, California. Designed for optimal performance when operating in a multi-hook carousel system, the TALON 1K Carousel Hook was engineered from the ground up to ensure it would include the most requested features from external load operators. Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook...

2014-02-24 23:21:40

Uniweld Cap’n Hook tips for brazing now offer more flames that evenly provide 100 percent, wraparound heat distribution. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Cap'n Hook® tips are part of Uniweld's line up of Hot Tips for brazing & heating. The patented Uniweld Cap'n Hook® tips offer concentrated heat (up to 5600 ºF). The 40º flame angle flows onto copper tubing and away from sensitive areas, thus minimizing the chances of burning adjacent...

2014-02-20 23:27:57

Onboard Systems will unveil its new SPIDER Smart Carousel for external load operations at the Heli-Expo Show in Anaheim, California. Onboard's Heli-Expo booth will feature a hands-on, interactive SPIDER Smart Carousel and controller display area so that visitors can practice operating a carousel. Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced that it will unveil the...

2013-12-10 23:30:35

Onboard Systems manufactures a growing line of electric swivels designed to enhance flight safety for external load missions transporting spinning loads. The FAA issued a SAFO on November 4, 2013 to outline current guidance and best practices for Part 133 external load operators which discusses the importance of using a swivel so that spinning loads do not affect flight safety. Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook...

2013-12-05 23:29:27

Onboard Systems has been selected by MD Helicopters to develop a new cargo hook system for the MD Explorer line of twin engine helicopters. Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, announced that MD Helicopters has awarded them a contract to begin development of a new cargo hook system for the MD Explorer® line of twin engine helicopters. The new cargo hook system will feature Onboard’s TALON® LC...

2013-11-14 08:37:57

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of their efforts to reduce gun violence, Gabby Giffords, the Arizona congresswoman wounded in the 2011 mass shooting in Tucson, AZ, and Nicole Hockley, whose 6-year-old lost his life at the Sandy Hook shooting, have authored the "Hands of Hope for Sandy Hook" lesson for American children to think critically about responding to tragedies like Newtown and working to prevent them from happening in the future. Nearly a year has passed...

2013-11-04 12:25:03

In Time for One Year Anniversary, 11-Year-Old California Singer Marissa Angelina Wendt Launches Song to Benefit Newtown Families. IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A new Sandy Hook tribute song launched today just before the one year anniversary of the tragedy at Newtown. Marissa Angelina Wendt, an 11-year-old singer from Orange County, CA debuted an original song today titled "The Sun Shines in Heaven", a tribute song to honor the Sandy Hook victims and their...

2013-10-01 23:34:49

Halco's dedication to supplying the highest quality custom converting, fabrication and fastening tapes ensure that their product's end users will be able to close, open, position, grip, re-position, fasten, release, and unfasten anything quickly and simply, without glue, hassles or a mess of any kind. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has recently joined into a distribution partnership...

2013-08-23 23:19:51

The Revolutionary War reenactment event in Gloucester Oct. 19-20 will require dozens of volunteers in various capacities. Gloucester, Va. (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Calling all volunteers and Patriots! The British are coming back, with the Americans and French, too, and the Battle of the Hook Reenactment Committee needs an army of volunteers to help pull it off. On October 19-20, 2013, the Allies will engage the British Legion and other Crown forces in a reenactment of the 1781 Battle of...