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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...
August 1, 2008
Well thought-out requirements and good planning are essential to getting an end product that is a pleasing, perfect helicopter, whether the aircraft is new or used. Primer Definitions: Completions and Refurbishments or Refurbs: While not defined in Webster’s dictionary, typically a helicopter completion involves making a factory-new helicopter meet a customer’s prescribed specifications. A...
August 1, 2008
The MD 369FF helo, operated by Smoky Mountain Helicopters, sustained major damage when it impacted trees and terrain in the town of Haena on the island of Kauai, Hawaii and killed one passenger on March 11, 2007...
July 29, 2008
Kit helicopter maker Rotorway International is considering using Rolls-Royce's RR300 turboshaft engine in its products. The Chandler, Ariz. firm signed a memo of understanding with Rolls at the EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisc. to assess applications...
July 23, 2008
The aircraft, the second pre-production version of the light twin, is being prepped for flight tests at Bell's Mirabel...
July 15, 2008
The British-Italian manufacturer will launch a program to develop that aircraft by the end of the year, its CEO, Guiseppe Orso, said in answer to a...
July 9, 2008
FIL Offers Free Shuttle Bus Service Farnborough International Limited (FIL) announced that it will provide a free shuttle bus service for exhibitors and trade visitors travelling in to next week’s air show from the three principal local railway stations. The majority of exhibitors and business visitors who attend the air show on the trade days (July 14 to July 18) travel to the event via train. FIL...
July 7, 2008
Four months ago, Rotor & Wing told you that Bell Helicopter executives were doubting the size of the market for the BA609. It is developing that civil tilt-rotor with AgustaWestland. Bell senior vice president for marketing and sales...
July 7, 2008
The U.K. aviation services company PremiAir is forming a new aircraft sales business. Based at Farnborough Airport, PremiAir Global is focused on acquiring and selling new and used helicopters and business jets and says it is not affiliated to any aircraft...
July 3, 2008
Welcome to R&W’s updated homepage. You’ll still find all the rotorcraft information you require here, with our daily news briefs, powerful search engine and current...
July 2, 2008
Industry leaders plan to meet in Montreal July 8 to discuss the ramifications of this week's midair collision of air ambulances in Arizona and other accidents. One area of concern is to how to inject into television and newspaper coverage the message that the industry has mounted...
July 1, 2008
The Southampton Village, N.Y. Board of Trustees approved raising the weight limit of helicopters landing at the Southampton...
June 24, 2008
The number of private helicopter licenses Ireland issued has risen 400 percent in the last 10 years, according to the Irish news Web site Business World...
June 20, 2008
The market analysis firm Forecast International sees piston-powered helicopter production to taper off in coming years. Production in that category has been booming since 2002, when only about 290 units were...
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