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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...
September 1, 2011
July 8, 2011
San Diego, Calif.-based Corporate Helicopters has agreed to purchase four AS350s, consisting of a...
July 5, 2011
Fameck, France-based Serolor, a company that specializes in precision tooling for metallurgy applications, has started developing a turbine-powered two-seat helicopter that will first be offered as a kit for amateur construction. Heli Air Design, the offshoot company created by Serolor to take over the project, was planning—as of June 30—to fly the HAD1-T Helineo in a hover by the end of July...
July 5, 2011
Fameck, France-based Serolor, a company that specializes in precision tooling for metallurgy applications, has started developing a turbine-powered two-seat helicopter that will first...
June 13, 2011
New Jersey-based HeliFlite has reached a milestone of 20,000 accident-free flight hours over the span of 12...
March 23, 2011
By Andrew Parker, Senior Editor Torrance, Calif.-based Robinson Helicopter is coming off a “pretty good” year, producing 162 helicopters in 2010. And signs are pointing up for a recovery worldwide in demand. “One-hundred sixty-two. That’s pretty good, kind of like the old days, so we’re not complaining at all and we have lots of orders coming in for the R66,” said...
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