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December 7, 2011
Representatives from the Royal Malaysian Air Force received a first-hand look at its initial Eurocopter EC725 during this week’s LIMA Exhibition. Eurocopter provided a live...
December 6, 2011
My observations this month surround two different assembly lines that I’ve witnessed recently. In November I visited Eurocopter’s Marignane sprawling headquarters complex outside of Marseille in the south of France. A month before I’d been to Boeing’s Ridley Park facility outside of Philadelphia. The immediate impression that was made upon me was the difference in assembly method...
December 5, 2011
Wood Dale, Ill.-based AAR Corp. has obtained two renewal options from the U. S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) for airlift...
December 2, 2011
The U.S. Army’s National Training Center (NTC) plans to retire three Bell UH-1H Hueys on Tuesday, Dec. 13...
December 1, 2011
EADS North America has handed over the initial UH-72A Lakota in the Security and Support (S&S) configuration to the Mississippi National Guard’s Company C, 1st of the 114th Security and Support Battalion. Entry into service follows the official rollout for the National Guard, Army and industry leadership in early November, further expanding the roles being played the Active Army and National...
December 1, 2011
The U.S. Army is progressing on an advanced science and technology (S&T) effort to develop a new engine for its Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawks and Boeing AH-64 Apaches. The new powerplant will be developed under the Army’s Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP) and designed to increase shaft horsepower while decreasing fuel consumption. An initial Request for Information was issued to industry in...
December 1, 2011
The Korean Utility Helicopter (KUH) Surion is the replacement for the Republic of Korea Army’s fleet of utility and transport helicopters. Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) Korea Aerospace Industries...
December 1, 2011
The Indian Air Force has a fleet of more than 200 Mi-8s and Mi-17s, and will add 80 additional Mi-17s. Russian Helicopters The Indian...
December 1, 2011
In an effort to provide a snapshot of the hundreds of stories in the helicopter industry that we cover each year, Rotor & Wing has assembled a list of more than 300 items published from January to November 2011. These news stories, features and product announcements ran in the pages of the print magazine—this doesn’t include our daily Top Stories at rotorandwing.com, web-only features...
November 30, 2011
Bell Helicopter has finalized the sale of the BA609 tiltrotor (now AW609) to AgustaWestland. The transaction marks the end of a months-long regulatory approvals process, with AgustaWestland announcing...
November 30, 2011
Bell Boeing showcased the V-22 at the Dubai Air Show for the first time in November, promoting the advantages of the tiltrotor concept to governments in the Middle East. With orders from the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Air Force winding down, the manufacturers are looking to foreign sales to keep the production line going. Bell Boeing is looking to expand the V-22 to the Middle East. Photo courtesy Bell...
November 29, 2011
The Ministry of Defence of Brunei Darussalam in Southeast Asia has contracted Sikorsky to revamp its helicopter fleet with a dozen S-70i Black...
November 9, 2011
EADS North America has handed over the initial UH-72A Lakota in the Security and Support (S&S) configuration to the Mississippi National Guard’s Company C, 1st of the 114th Security and Support Battalion. This week’s entry into service follows the official rollout for the National Guard, Army and industry leadership in early November, further expanding the roles being played the Active Army...
November 9, 2011
The U.S. Department of State (DoS) ordered three upgraded S-61 utility helicopters, Sikorsky said Wednesday, bringing the total number of aircraft purchased by DoS to 29. The three aircraft will transport diplomatic personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan. DoS...
November 1, 2011
The U.S. Army Armed Scout Helicopter program has received its final safety enhancement program (SEP) from Bell for...
November 1, 2011
Bell has turned its tiltrotor attention to the V-22, as the manufacturer is in the final stages of selling its interest in the BA609 joint venture to AgustaWestland. Bell Photos Bell Helicopter CEO John Garrison knew exactly what he wanted to talk about when sitting down for an Oct. 11 interview at AUSA—the V-22 Osprey and the big picture at the company, which has taken a “laser focused”...
November 1, 2011
The Chinook H-47 is 50 years old—a veritable Douglas DC-3 Dakota of the rotary wing world (which was actually rivaled by Boeing’s 247 in its early years). On September 21 at Ridley Park, near Philadelphia, the great and the good from the Chinook’s present and past gathered at a ceremony in the newly refurbished factory to mark the occasion. On hand was U.S. Army Aviation Program Executive...
November 1, 2011
The withdrawal of American, British and other ISAF personnel from Afghanistan is not going to be restricted by whether or not the Afghan security forces can duplicate the currently of proficiency that they bring; that would be virtually impossible given the ticking timetable counting down toward 2015. However, there is a large-scale effort driven by Lt. Gen. William Caldwell, Commander of the NATO Training...
November 1, 2011
November 1, 2011
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