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December 6, 2011
Rotorcraft Services Group (RSG), an industry leader in helicopter and aircraft completions for 37 years, recently delivered a Eurocopter AS350B3...
December 3, 2011
Big Bend Community College and Inland Helicopters of Spokane have partnered to train a new generation of helicopter pilots. The new pilot...
November 11, 2011
Quebec, Canada-based Capitale Hélicoptère has taken delivery of three new helicopters from Eurocopter Canada—an EC130B4, AS350B2 and...
November 10, 2011
The Civil Aviation Authority of Seychelles, an island in the Indian Ocean east of Africa, has granted an air operator certificate (AOC) to Helicopter...
September 24, 2011
September 22, 2011
Le Sueur, Minn.-based Scott’s Bell 47 has appointed Don Maguire as director of customer support and services. Maguire comes...
July 18, 2011
American Eurocopter has received an order for five AS350B3e variants from Papillon...
March 23, 2011
Regardless of the year or manufacturer, Heli-Expo booths that really seem to turn heads typically involve the unveiling of new helicopter designs or variants. This year, the new kid on the block was the SKYe SH09 single-engine turbine from Marenco Swisshelicopter. The SH09 will feature a carbon fiber airframe from Switzerland’s OCP, avionics from Sagem and Honeywell’s HTS900 engine. According...
November 5, 2010
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has sent a series of recommendations to FAA involving the Hudson River airspace around New York City. Two months after the August 2009 mid-air collision of a helicopter and small aircraft over...
October 1, 2010
Animation shows cockpit view from the Piper PA-32R-300 one second before it struck the Eurocopter AS350BA on Aug. 8, 2009 over the Hudson River. NTSB Image The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released its findings in the Aug. 8, 2009 midair collision involving a helicopter and a small aircraft over the Hudson River near New York City. Nine people died in the crash, which involved a Liberty...
September 20, 2010
Following a five-hour public meeting last Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released a multi-pronged probable cause in the Aug. 8, 2009 midair collision of a tour helicopter and small aircraft over the Hudson River near New York City. Nine people died in the accident, which involved a Liberty Helicopters-operated Eurocopter...
September 15, 2010
Following a five-hour public meeting yesterday, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released a multi-pronged probable cause in the Aug. 8, 2009 midair collision of a tour helicopter and small aircraft over the Hudson River near New York City. Nine people died in the accident, which involved a Liberty Helicopters-operated Eurocopter AS350BA...
September 14, 2010
The National Transportation Safety Board is meeting at 9:30 a.m. EST this morning to issue a report...
August 26, 2010
The civilian rotorcraft market is expected to remain diverse with the bulk of all new deliveries arriving from mature production lines, according to a new report by Frost & Sullivan. The report says the industry witnessed unprecedented growth in the global sales of civil rotorcraft from 2004 through 2008. However, as 2008 ended, the...
August 23, 2010
Cutting edge technology will be on show during this year’s Helitech, which takes place at Airport Cascais, near Estoril in Portugal from 5 to 7 October. Bose will be demonstrating its recently launched A20 Aviation Headset. The A20 boasts greater noise reduction capability—vital when cockpit noise levels can reach 105 dBA. Enhancing comfort has also been taken into consideration by using the...
July 1, 2010
From left to right, Jerry Allen of Baines SImmons, Bristow’s Tim Rolfe, Immanuel Barshi from NASA and Chris Baur, Rotor & Wing columnist. Photo by Andrew D. Parker A panel of speakers at the Rotor & Wing 2010 Safety & Training Summit on June 8 reiterated the importance of an “active safety culture” within an organization and argued that everything in aviation boils down to...
June 1, 2010
As part of its continuing investigation of the Aug. 8, 2009 midair collision of a Eurocopter AS350BA and a Piper PA-32 aircraft over the Hudson River, the National Transportation Safety Board has opened the public docket. It includes...
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