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January 14, 2013
The Israel Ministry of Defense has issued two contract extensions to Elbit Systems involving the operation and maintenance of the Israel Air Force (IAF) Flight Academy fleet of Bell...
January 11, 2013
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has chosen the Telephonics Corp. AN/ZPY-4(V)1 surveillance radar as part of the U.S. Navy’s...
January 9, 2013
Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is planning to install Becker Avionics’ DVCS6100 digital audio control system in four...
January 1, 2013
Question 1: What technological advancements do you anticipate will most impact helicopter operations in 2013?   Dave Marone From the early days of aviation, fuel starvation, unpredictable weather and mechanical failure drive the overwhelming majority of aviation mishaps. The risk mitigation factors in helicopter operations remain fairly constant; keep the machine mechanically sound, keep fuel in the...
January 1, 2013
Emercom Ka-226T. Russian Helicopters is a leading player in the global helicopter industry, and one of the few firms anywhere in the world with the capability to design, manufacture, test and service advanced models of civilian and military helicopters. From its headquarters in Moscow, Russian Helicopters manages assets across the country — five assembly plants, two design bureaus, two components...
January 1, 2013
The employees at Aviation Instrument Services, Inc. (AIS) strive each day to meet the principals president Jim Sensale founded the company on over 35 years ago—to build a reputation of excellence through outstanding customer service and support. Whether looking for an altimeter or main gearbox, you can depend on the attentive sales staff to quickly provide any part at an exceptional price. AIS offers...
January 1, 2013
In the fixed-wing wing market, leasing aircraft is an established model. For over 30 years, airlines have chosen to lease a portion of their fleet from reputable lessors. This has proven benefits over outright purchase as operating leases provide valuable flexibility for operators and help maintain low debt-to-equity ratios. International lessor Lease Corporation International has been a fixed-wing lessor...
January 1, 2013
Celebrating its 20-year anniversary in 2012, Eurocopter marked key achievements by evolving and expanding the company’s rotorcraft product line, broadening an already extensive international industrial footprint, and continuing the development of services activities worldwide. The year’s successes underscored Eurocopter’s industry leadership since its 1992 creation through a merger of the...
January 1, 2013
Cobham Aerospace Communications designs, manufactures, and supports navigation, communication, and airborne networking products and systems for commercial, business, and military aircraft. Our products are in use on Eurocopter, AgustaWestland, Bell, Enstrom, Boeing, Airbus, Bombardier, and ATR platforms, and with military forces in more than 100 countries. Our technology suite includes: Radio A complete...
January 1, 2013
The Aeronautical Accessories brand offers advanced helicopter parts and accessories that are designed, manufactured, warehoused and distributed at two state-of-the-art facilities spanning 150,000 square feet.   Incredible Variety, Global Distribution With a product line consisting of more than 360 unique STCs, Aeronautical Accessories develops and distributes over 4,000 products and replacement parts...
December 20, 2012
EADS division Cassidian has introduced an electronic defense countermeasures system designed to deflect laser-guided weapons for helicopters, other aircraft, ground-based vehicles and ships. Elmar Compans, head of Cassidian’s Sensors & Electronic Warfare unit, notes that...
December 12, 2012
Bell Helicopter has handed over the first 429 to an operator based in the United Kingdom. National Grid Electricity...
December 12, 2012
Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based Rockwell Collins has secured two bids from the U.S. Army Contracting Command related to the Boeing CH-47 Chinook and Sikorsky...
December 5, 2012
Kathleen Wallace, founder of Kelowna, BC-based SkyTrac Systems, has sold the company to a group that includes Malachi Nordine, SkyTrac’s current director or product development, Stephen Sorocky and...
December 5, 2012
Bell Helicopter, Textron Systems and AAI—all subsidiaries of Textron Inc.—have opened a research lab in Huntsville, Ala. that will focus on systems integration and manned-unmanned teaming. The complex, which includes the Bell/AAI...
December 3, 2012
Rebel forces opposed to the Syrian regime run by President Bashar al-Assad claimed to have shot down a Syrian forces helicopter on November 27 using man-portable Russian-built SA-16 Gimlet ground-to-air missile(s). Video footage purports to show a helicopter being hit from the side in the engine just below the main...
December 1, 2012
By Andrew Drwiega, Military Editor With the U.S. Army now seemingly on a timeline for the acquisition of a new reconnaissance helicopter—the Armed Aerial Scout (AAS)—to replace its existing Bell OH-58 Kiowa Warrior fleet, the main question in these budget wracked times must be: How much “bang for the buck” can the U.S. Army afford? The challenge is one that has been delayed for...
December 1, 2012
2012 turned out to be a far more interesting year than many of us expected it to be in terms of new products and new uses or iterations of existing products. This article began with a simple concept—to provide an overview of all the products and services that industry vendors believed in strongly enough to showcase on the Hot Products pages for you during the past year. After all, the surveys always...
November 28, 2012
Stakes are getting ever higher as government rotary wing contract awards often have far-reaching positives for American defense contractors. In the works are programs to replace the Army’s scout helicopter (Armed Arial Scout) and the Air Force’s combat search and rescue (C-SAR) helicopters (Combat Rescue Helicopter—CRH). The scout replacement is now in round three after the...
November 27, 2012
The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has signaled the beginning of a new race to supply the next Presidential helicopter. The release by the Program Office (PMA-274) on Nov. 23, 2012, of draft request for proposal (RFP) for the Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program (VXX) contract had been expected and is likely to be followed by a formal RFP around mid-FY13, according to the NAVAIR advisory...
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