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February 12, 2012
Two dramatic launches—mood music, helicopters behind screens and clever audio visual presentations—accompanied the launches of the Bell 525 Relentless super medium transport (SMT) and the Eurocopter EC130T2. While you can find the full specifications elsewhere in this news section, Bell President & CEO John Garrison told a packed audience that this was “Bell on a mission to revitalize...
February 11, 2012
Attendees await the opening of Heli-Expo 2011 in Orlando. This year’s convention and exhibition in Dallas is projected to top last year’s estimated 20,000 visitors.  Photos by Ernie Stephens This year’s version of Heli-Expo, the annual convention and exposition hosted by Helicopter Association International (HAI), kicks off on Feb. 11 in Dallas, Texas, running through...
February 11, 2012
February 11—Mecaer Aviation Group (MAG), the Italian aircraft interior specialist, is bringing a full-scale mock-up of its new VIP interior for the AgustaWestland AW169 helicopter to this year’s HAI Annual...
February 9, 2012
Utica, N.Y.-based JETNET has expanded its piston and turbine helicopter offerings to include a customer relationship management system for the aviation industry, known as CRM...
February 8, 2012
Grand Prairie, Texas-based Uniflight (Booth 4805) has agreed to complete a Eurocopter AS350B2 for Saul Maia, a partner with Liam Kenneth of Miami...
February 8, 2012
Olathe, Kan.-based Garmin (Booth 29) has received an FAA supplemental type certificate (STC) for its G500H installation on the R44 from Robinson Helicopter (Booths 7/8 and...
February 7, 2012
According to a report from JETNET (Booth 9763), sales for the pre-owned turbine and piston helicopter market segments experienced a decline in 2011 when compared against 2010...
February 1, 2012
The Interstate Aviation Committee has approved the Eurocopter AS350B3e in Russia. This certification allows Ecureuil operation in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States. Following the...
February 1, 2012
Capital Air’s fleet now boasts a House of Hermes-outfitted Eurocopter EC135 for executive transport in the UK. Eurocopter Eurocopter has...
February 1, 2012
Rotor & Wing Editor-at-Large Ernie Stephens at the controls of the Sikorsky S-76D as part of a Dec. 8 demo flight. The S-76D shares the same sleek, elegant lines as earlier variants, but comes equipped with a state-of the-art Thales cockpit, composite rotor blades, and a set of Pratt & Whitney Canada 210S engines. See story below. Sikorsky Aircraft Since 2009, the economy has ravaged many sectors...
February 1, 2012
Virginia’s Fairfax County Police Department is displaying its new Bell 429 at Heli-Expo in Dallas. For the full story and coverage from the event, visit www.aviationtoday.com/rw/heliexpo2012 and look for Rotor & Wing’s Show Day publication on the convention center floor. Photo by Ernie Stephens, Editor-at-Large In case you haven’t attended in the past few years (and why not?)...
February 1, 2012
Bristow Group’s Eurocopter EC225s fly over water on a regular basis, making ditching a necessary part of pilot and crew training. Bristow Most ditching events and water impacts would be survived if on the ground. Civil aviation authorities, helicopter makers and equipment manufacturers are struggling to improve the survivability of these accidents, as the number of fatalities due to drowning of...
February 1, 2012
Bell 412 FFS in Toluca. CAE CAE has launched a new training center in Mexico for Bell helicopter and business jet pilot...
February 1, 2012
The beginning of a new year seems like an appropriate time to look at what lies ahead with evolving helicopter systems and technologies. One area that always welcomes improvement is that of helicopter noise and vibration. A quieter, smoother helicopter makes those who fly in them smile bigger, and those who are on the ground complain less; a win-win for all. There are many oscillating forces and moments at...
January 27, 2012
Broussard, La.-based Cadorath Leasing has handed over a Bell 206L-3 to Carlsbad, Calif.-based Macaluso & Associates. The Cadorath...
January 5, 2012
Era Group Inc., one of the largest helicopter operators in the world and a wholly owned...
January 1, 2012
Weststar Aviation will use the AW139s for offshore and VIP transport in Malaysia. AgustaWestland AgustaWestland has received a contract from Malaysia’s Weststar Aviation Services to provide a package of 10...
January 1, 2012
SFS Aviation added an AW139 for offshore transport missions. AgustaWestland Thailand-based SFS Aviation has contracted with AgustaWestland for an AW139. The helicopter...
January 1, 2012
Established in 1992, the Eurocopter Group is a division of EADS, a world leader in aerospace, defense and related services. Employing approximately 17,500 people, Eurocopter Group designs, develops, produces and markets the most comprehensive range of civil and military helicopters in the world. One of the standout highlights of 2011 occurred on May 12, when Eurocopter’s X3 (X-cube) hybrid helicopter...
December 21, 2011
Eurocopter has delivered an EC135 “l’Hélicoptère par Hermès” to London, England-based Capital Air...
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