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May 1, 2012
A study from John Hopkins University published in the Journal of the American Medical Association concludes that critically injured patients transported via helicopter to level I or level II trauma...
May 1, 2012
One of the first things I noticed approaching the Smithsonian’s Udvar-Hazy Center was the helicopters circling overhead. I was running a few minutes behind, and hoping that I wouldn’t miss the first fly-by of the space shuttle Discovery mounted on the back of a modified NASA Boeing 747. After sitting in traffic for a few minutes, the car inched toward the highway exit for the Air & Space...
May 1, 2012
Maj. Gen. Anthony Crutchfield and his wife, Kim, highlighting military families at Quad-A. Photos by Andrew Parker The sacrifices that military families make took center stage during the opening ceremonies of the Army Aviation Association of America’s Professional Forum and Exhibition (Quad-A) in Nashville. Maj. Gen. Anthony Crutchfield and his wife...
May 1, 2012
Transport Canada has granted St. Louis Park, Minn.-based Shadin Avionics a supplemental type certificate (STC) for the...
May 1, 2012
Schiebel’s Camcopter S-100 completed its first flight mounted with a Cineflex film camera in April near the company’s headquarters in Vienna, Austria. The camera system was developed in partnership with Brain Farm Digital Cinema and Snaproll Media. Schiebel With all the press they’ve been receiving for operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, you’d think that unmanned aerial systems...
May 1, 2012
SAR. Search and rescue by helicopter. They say it all started in April 1944 when a Sikorsky R-4 helicopter rescued four airmen from the Burma jungle. That was a military application and the airborne SAR mission remained a military/government operation for many years. Let’s fast forward to the here and now. Over the United States’ land mass, the military still retains its internal SAR...
April 30, 2012
FAA has issued a supplemental type certificate (STC) for Arlington, Texas-based North Flight Data Systems’ light aircraft recording system...
April 25, 2012
According to the International Helicopter Safety Team, the rotorcraft accident rate has fallen 30 percent in the past five years (from 2006 to 2011/early 2012) when compared to 2001-2005. Describing the decrease as a “strong step in the right direction,” IHST notes that despite making progress, “if our current statistical trend continues, the industry will not meet its goal of an 80...
April 25, 2012
Eurocopter has obtained a purchase agreement from the Romanian Ministry of Health for two EMS-configured EC135s. The...
April 25, 2012
Transport Canada has issued a type certificate for Pratt & Whitney Canada's PT6C-67E, which powers the...
April 24, 2012
American Eurocopter has handed over two new EC145s to Duke University Hospital’s...
April 23, 2012
Eurocopter has trained five operators using its Dauphin AS365/N3N3+ full flight simulator (FFS) at the Singapore-based Eurocopter South East...
April 20, 2012
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued a supplemental type certificate (STC) to BLR Aerospace for...
April 18, 2012
The April 2012 issue of Rotor & Wing examines various options for operators in “Weather Radar: Navigating the Storm”. The article provides a starting point for pilots and operators when it comes to airborne weather radar. Outside of the Honeywell and Rockwell Collins’ radar systems that are mentioned, operators can also find L-3 Communications’ Stormscope and Insight...
April 18, 2012
A new study from John Hopkins University published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association concludes that critically injured patients transported via helicopter to level I or level II...
April 17, 2012
AgustaWestland has landed a contract with the Japan National Police Agency (JNPA) for two law enforcement-configured GrandNew...
April 17, 2012
Staten Island, N.Y.-based Freundlich Supply Company has received AS-9100 Revision C certification, making it one of the first...
April 12, 2012
El Dorado Hills, Calif.-based FDC/aerofilter has obtained an EASA supplemental type certificate (STC) for its inlet barrier filter (IBF) system on the Eurocopter EC135...
April 11, 2012
During a speech at last week’s Quad-A Forum & Exhibition, U.S. Congressman Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) laid out the goals of the Army Aviation Caucus (AAC), which he formed in December 2011 with co-chairman Rep. Mark Critz (D-Pa.). Brooks also provided an update on the current financial situation facing the U.S. government, addressing the “800-pound gorilla” in a room of hundreds of soldiers...
April 10, 2012
Becker Avionics has received a contract from the Pima County Sheriff’s Department to supply its DVCS6100 digital audio...
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