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December 1, 2008
A AAR Corp., 1100 North Wood Dale Road, Wood Dale, IL 60191; E-mail: paul.oppenheim@aarcorp.com; Web: www.aarcorp.com; Phone: 630-227-2000; Fax: 630-227-2039 Acadian Composites LLC, 301 W. Pont Des Mouton Road, Lafayette, LA 70507; E-mail: acsales@phihelico.com; Web: www.phihelico.com; Phone: 337-237-6070; Fax: 337-237-6560 Ace Technical Plastics, P.O. Box 4519, Hartford, CT 06117: E-mail...
November 26, 2008
Pratt & Whitney Canada received Transport Canada type certification for its new PW207D1 and PW207D2 engines...
November 26, 2008
An Australian-based technology company is developing a light helicopter that it sees as future competition for Robinson Helicopters. Since 2003, Wieland Helicopter Technologies (WHT) has...
November 21, 2008
China Southern Airlines' Zhuhai Helicopter Co accepted two Sikorsky S-76Cs to support offshore oil projects in the South China Sea and Bohai Bay, and last month, Sikorsky signed an agreement with the Rescue and...
November 4, 2008
Forecast International projects that 2,176 light rotorcraft will be produced for military use during the 10-year period from 2008 through 2107. The Connecticut-based firm estimates the value of this...
November 1, 2008
PRODUCTS The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved the dual field of view, next generation Max-Viz EVS-1500 Enhanced Vision System (EVS) for EC registered Bell 212/412/412EP helicopters. This EASA approval will also allow operators equipped with the Max-Viz EVS 1000 to upgrade to the Max-Viz EVS-1500 IR sensor. The new EVS-1500, announced last September, is an addition to the existing...
November 1, 2008
TRAINING Eurocopter has stated plans to set up a pilot training facility in India, based on a shortage of qualified helicopter pilots, according to the Press Trust of...
October 22, 2008
Flight Safety International has partnered with flight simulator manufacturer Frasca to place light turbine simulators in many of FSI’s training centers...
October 13, 2008
Effective Oct. 16, 2008, FAA Airworthiness Directive AD 2008-19-02, regarding Bell model 222, 222B, 222U, 230 and 430 helicopters, will require repetitive inspections of the main rotor hydraulic actuator supports to verify the presence...
October 9, 2008
Sydney-based Wieland Helicopter Technologies (WHT) uses coaxial rotor systems for their helicopters. This design, according to the company’s Web site, is quieter than...
October 1, 2008
PERSONAL Russia’s team emerged victorious from the World Helicopter Championship competition, with Germany finishing second and the United Kingdom team third. The victory was Russia’s ninth in 13 world championships. Accredited by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, the competition was held Aug. 13-18 at Eisenach-Kindel in...
October 1, 2008
Many world records have been set this year. Here’s the story of one helicopter record and the team that achieved it. In August, the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing were drawing millions from around the world to sit comfortably and relaxed in their easy chairs, night after night, to watch competitive sporting events and games on TV. Somehow, just watching sporting events allow the observers to...
September 25, 2008
DART Helicopter Services' affiliated partner, Apical Industries, received the approval for their emergency float and emergency float with life rafts systems for...
September 22, 2008
Heliexpress opened for business late last week and according to Moscow Times.com, the helicopters are being used with some frequency...
September 8, 2008
Forsyth County, Ga., located just outside the metropolitan Atlanta area, is tying to change the county’s Unified Development Code for...
September 1, 2008
PERSONAL AgustaWestland Grand pilots Scott Kasprowicz and Steve Sheik landed at New York’s LaGuardia Airport Aug. 18, claiming a world record for a flight around the world in a helicopter. Kasprowicz, who owns the A109S with the distinctive registration N1US, and copilot Sheik...
September 1, 2008
PERSONAL Gui Cipriani, a commercial operator with Rotors of the Rockies in Broomfield, Colo., and Jake Harmon, a certified flight instructor and private instrument pilot, didn’t hesitate when they saw an amateur-built, single-engine, fixed-wing aircraft crash in a field soon after takeoff from Erie Airpark in Erie, Colo. at 0950 local time on Aug. 5. The pair had less than 1,500 hr combined, but were...
August 20, 2008
Due to the tremendous growth spurt of helicopter operations in India, the Indian government is planning to establish a “helicopter...
August 19, 2008
Pilots Scott Kasprowicz and Steve Sheik returned to New York's LaGuardia Airport early yesterday, capturing the record for traveling around-the-world by helicopter with SIX days to spare. "The Grand Adventure," 23,000 mi over...
August 13, 2008
The Rotor Embedded Actuator Control Technology, or React, project is a three-year effort to develop active surfaces in helicopter rotor blades and active...
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