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September 26, 2016
North Korea held its first air show Sunday, and only two of the planes were remote-controlled scale...
September 23, 2016
Modern Day Marine 2016 kicks off next week from Sept. 27 to 29. This event, co-sponsored by Marine Military Expos and Marine Corps Base, Quantico, is a military equipment, systems...
September 23, 2016
More than 26,000 attendees are expected to visit 600 displays in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. during the Assn. of the U.S...
September 15, 2016
Airbus Helicopters held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday with French President Francois Hollande and Romanian Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos for the opening of its new facility in Central Romania, according to news reports. Airbus Helicopters Romania is to invest...
September 8, 2016
Russia is seeing development in a few different areas, from the commencement of its international military-technical forum “ARMY-2016” and other international, as well as national, endeavors. Russian Helicopters will present a private showing of a full-scale sample of the Mi-8AMTsh-VA at ARMY-2016, which began Sept. 6 and will run until Sept. 11. This helicopter is the new “Arctic”...
September 1, 2016
Sep. 1 is the anniversary of the earthquake that struck Tokyo in 1923. Photo courtesy of The Osaka Mainichi Japan held a major drill today to test national, prefecture and local government agencies' responses to a massive earthquake off its central and eastern coasts.   Rotorcraft...
August 3, 2016
Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point in North Carolina has a new commander. Col. Todd Ferry assumed command, replacing Col. Chris Pappas III.  Texas-native Ferry graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1992 with a bachelor's degree in systems engineering...
August 2, 2016
Top industry leaders will share their expertise in applying new and emerging technologies to meet business and operational goals with helicopter owners and operators at Rotor & Wing International's Rotorcraft Technology Summit in Fort Worth, Texas, this September. The Summit...
July 22, 2016
The Royal Australian Navy's HMAS Canberra has successfully landed a U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey on its flight desk for the first time. The trial was conducted as part of the Sea Phase for Exercise Rim of...
July 11, 2016
Boeing said it has delivered three H-47 Chinooks to the Australian Army last week, 85 days after receiving the order. The delivery brings Australia's...
July 8, 2016
The USAF Helicopter Pilots Assn. will hold its 20th reunion next week in Great Falls, Montana. The group was established in 1985 "to...
June 24, 2016
Lockheed Martin said the CH-53K King Stallion completed an external lift of 27,000 lb at Sikorsky's Development Flight Test Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. L-M is developing the aircraft for the...
June 8, 2016
Erickson Inc. has been awarded two 5-yr agreements to provide helicopter services to Military Sealift Command for the U.S. Navy's 5th and 7th fleets...
May 24, 2016
Even MV-22s flying dignitaries to and from the Pentagon are not spared public and political criticism of the noise from their operations. Deep-green and highly polished aircraft from U.S. Marine Corps Marine Helicopter Squadron One (HMX-1) are among the Bell Boeing Ospreys that now operate at the heliport just to the north of the Pentagon. (V-22s in combat colors also fly there.) Officially called the...
May 18, 2016
International aviation leaders are seeking nominations for one of the world's most prestigious safety awards, but the deadline is nigh. Nominations for the 2016 Laura Taber Barbour Air Safety Award must be submitted by June 1.   The award honors a "significant individual or group effort contributing to improving aviation safety, with emphasis on original contributions" that was...
May 17, 2016
Germany is taking initial steps toward replacing its fleet of Sikorsky CH-53G heavy-lift aircraft, according to a company official.   Sikorsky VP for CH-53K Mike Torok told reporters Monday at the Navy League Sea-Air-Space Exposition the company is "certainly" engaged in discussions with Germany, which is looking to replace about 40 to 60 aircraft. Torok said Sikorsky is anticipating...
May 6, 2016
Bell Helicopter said it has donated $5,000 to support the U.S. Army Aviation Museum. Bell's EVP presented the donation to retired Lt. Gen. Daniel J. Petrosky, the...
April 28, 2016
Lockheed Martin’s leadership is still grappling with how to explain the near-term impact of Sikorsky’s acquisition on its own operations and finances. “I am still getting my head around describing Sikorsky and what the expectation should be” for the unit’s impact, L-M EVP and CFO Bruce Tanner said in response to a financial analyst’s question this week after the...
April 18, 2016
The U.S. Marine Corps is providing assistance to Japan after two earthquakes struck the country's island of Kyushu within two days. A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck April 14, resulting in nine deaths and widespread damage. The other struck April 16 with a...
April 1, 2016
A Washington, D.C.-area museum dedicated to the history of the U.S. Marine Corps reopens today with expanded facilities and new exhibits, including one honoring Marine helicopter combat operations during the Vietnam War.   The National Museum for the Marine Corps closed last March to begin adding 117,000 sq ft of space and new exhibits that include a tableau featuring a restored Vietnam-era Sikorsky...
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