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October 1, 2012
AgustaWestland’s AW169 makes its entrance in Turkey thanks to a recent order by Kaan Air. AgustaWestland...
October 1, 2012
Helicenter has received approval for training on the Guimbal Cabri G2.    Helicenter Aviation has added a second training Cabri G2. Leicester, UK-based Helicentre...
September 1, 2012
R66 flanks a lineup of Robinson helicopters at the company’s headquarters in Torrance, Calif. As mentioned in my August column, “Safety Goes Hand in Glove with Mission” (page 52), I had the opportunity to attend the Robinson Helicopter Corp. Pilot Safety Course and fly the R22 and R66 at the end of the program. The course is four to five days long including the aircraft flights. I was...
August 14, 2012
The Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum hosted an event dedicated to helicopters on August 11 at the Udvar-Hazy Center near Dulles Airport in Virginia. Helicopters on display...
August 13, 2012
The Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum hosted an event dedicated to helicopters on August 11 at the Udvar-Hazy Center near Dulles Airport in Virginia. Helicopters on display outside the museum consisted of a Fairfax County Police Bell 429, U.S. Coast Guard...
July 18, 2012
In partnership with DAC International, Cobham Commercial Systems of Mineral Wells, Texas has incorporated the first HeliSAS autopilot and...
July 1, 2012
Rotor & Wing’s Terry Terrell Receives HEMS Recognition Terrell received a lifetime achievement award in 2009 for more than 25 years of service to the Atlanta metro area. Air Methods recently recognized Robert “Terry” Terrell, longtime helicopter EMS pilot and Rotor & Wing “Safety Watch” columnist, for a 20-year milestone. Terrell previously worked for Omniflight, which...
May 25, 2012
Meteorological sensor and system manufacturer, Belfort Instrument, has completed the installation of its DigiWx automated...
March 1, 2012
Flying helicopters in the Gulf of Mexico can give one a sense of ownership of our low-level airspace. I mean like when we cross the beach outbound in our helicopters for distant oil rigs, why would you think of airplanes cluttering up the sky at 1,500 feet or less? We share those altitude levels around airports of course, and some utility patrols and perhaps weekend recreational flying. But over the ocean...
February 11, 2012
Scott’s Bell 47 cockpit view from last year’s Heli-Expo. Find the company at this year’s convention at Booth 5309. Photo by Ernie Stephens Scott’s-Bell 47 (Booth 5309) has contracted IAC Ltd. (Booth 5727) to manufacture new composite main rotor blades for the Model 47. The proposed main rotor...
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...
January 27, 2012
Broussard, La.-based Cadorath Leasing has handed over a Bell 206L-3 to Carlsbad, Calif.-based Macaluso & Associates. The Cadorath...
December 6, 2011
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the sale of a GrandNew light twin engine helicopter to...
December 3, 2011
Helicopter flight training at Kansas State University is getting a boost through a partnership with Universal Helicopters. “The partnership initially will bring in three helicopters...
November 1, 2011
September 24, 2011
September 1, 2011
As one person referred to shooting a feral hog from a helicopter: “This is a hunters' trifecta!” Hunting, hogs and a helicopter—all at one time. Texas is the only state in the U.S. that will allow any wild animal to be killed from a helicopter. That animal is the feral hog, sometimes referred to by Texas land owners as the “400-lb rat.” Texas House Bill 716, Section 43-102...
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