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June 1, 2011
Land Sea Air Leasing has received a customized Eurocopter EC135 from United Rotorcraft Solutions (URS) of Decatur, Texas. Cockpit...
June 1, 2011
During a supplemental type certificate (STC) program in 2010, Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America avionics technician Hardeep Chohan tests the first VFR version of the Sagem Avionics/Vector Aerospace integrated cockpit display system (ICDS) for the Sikorsky S-61. The companies developed the STC for Carson Helicopters. It doesn’t seem that long ago when avionics manufacturers gave...
June 1, 2011
Able Aerospace Services mechanic Nick Baca checks the torque on the main rotor hub. Able Aerospace Services Fillers, seals, bearings, plastic components, rotor blades, electrical components and the radio are commonly replaced rotorcraft parts. Any dynamic mechanical and hydraulic part that moves and wears is frequently subject to repair, overhaul and/or replacement. Helicopter drive train components such...
June 1, 2011
AgustaWestland has created an OGP aviation safety advisers training program. The course seeks to give safety advisers in the oil and gas industry technical synopses of the...
May 31, 2011
Shreveport, La.-based Metro Aviation has installed the first Cobham HeliSAS autopilot system in...
May 26, 2011
I had just been taken for a demonstration ride in Bell 407 helicopter fitted with L3 Wescam MX-15i and MX-10 targeting systems positioned under the aircraft, fore and aft. The idea was to take off, fly away from the airport for around 30 minutes to allow me, as a novice user, to experiment with the different lenses at different targets at a range of distances—from a look down under the aircraft to a...
May 26, 2011
Lockheed Martin has started delivering its target sight system (TSS) follow-on production units to the U.S. Marine Corps for...
May 12, 2011
United Rotorcraft Solutions has equipped a Eurocopter EC135 with a package of modifications for Land Sea Air...
May 9, 2011
Max-Viz has sent an EVS-1500 to the AgustaWestland facility in Italy for installation on...
May 1, 2011
Charlotte, N.C.-based Curtiss-Wright Controls will supply the blade fold distributor units and digital air data computers for the Sikorsky CH-53K...
May 1, 2011
FAA has granted technical standard order (TSO) approval for the SRVIVR series of cockpit voice flight data recorders from L-3...
April 11, 2011
Air Methods is installing the Becker Avionics DVCS6100 digital audio system in a new...
April 4, 2011
Boise, Idaho-based Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) has received a contract to continue providing night vision goggle...
April 1, 2011
Visit www.aviationtoday.com/rw/heliexpo2011 to view Rotor & Wing’s coverage from the helicopter...
April 1, 2011
Bell Helicopter introduced two new variants of the 407 during Heli-Expo—the 407AH and 407GX. The AH version, complete with weapons such as the Dillon M134T minigun and M260 rocket launching system, is designed for commercial market applications such as law...
April 1, 2011
Below is a list of brief Heli-Expo news stories (in no particular order) as part of an effort to include as many helicopter support companies in this month’s print issue. Unfortunately, we ran out of room to get every announcement in, but if you don’t see your favorite company’s announcement in the pages of this month’s edition, go online to our Heli-Expo pages, which will include a...
April 1, 2011
Helicopter Association International is reporting record numbers of registrants and exhibitors at this year’s Heli-Expo in Orlando. A...
April 1, 2011
Approaching an obstacle in the Jet Ranger. Garmin G500H synthetic vision database shows a virtual representation of the tower ahead.  Soon it will turn yellow, and then red, and a voice in my headset will provide an aural warning. Let’s face it, depending on where you live and why you fly, a lot of visual flight rules (VFR) flying is not always exactly “VFR.” We live on a planet with...
March 31, 2011
Charlotte, N.C.-based Curtiss-Wright Controls has agreed to provide the blade fold distributor units and digital air data computers for the Sikorsky...
March 23, 2011
Regardless of the year or manufacturer, Heli-Expo booths that really seem to turn heads typically involve the unveiling of new helicopter designs or variants. This year, the new kid on the block was the SKYe SH09 single-engine turbine from Marenco Swisshelicopter. The SH09 will feature a carbon fiber airframe from Switzerland’s OCP, avionics from Sagem and Honeywell’s HTS900 engine. According...
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