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January 5, 2011
Lockheed Martin has received $249 million in contracts to maintain and upgrade a fleet of H-60s from its facility in Owego, N.Y. According to...
January 1, 2011
Thales is investigating three-dimensional (3D) sound and hearing protection for helicopter crews as another way to deliver information and make missions easier. Most promising seem to be communication ear plugs, with tailored spatialized sound to distinguish between the various radio channels and alarms. Applications will be mainly military, according to a presentation made at the European Rotorcraft Forum...
December 27, 2010
American Eurocopter’s FAA Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) has issued...
December 16, 2010
FAA has granted a production certificate to the Miramar, Fla.-based U.S. subsidiary of Becker Avionics for the DVCS6100 digital voice...
December 6, 2010
Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America has obtained a Transport Canada...
December 1, 2010
EuroAvionics Integrates JeppView Moving map and situational awareness system specialist EuroAvionics has released a new software module for the popular EuroNav V system. The “JeppView” module can be installed as an upgrade and allows users to consult and overlay Jeppesen charts. The VFR and IFR charts are geo-referenced so the respective procedures are represented correctly in relation to the...
December 1, 2010
In an effort to provide a snapshot of the hundreds of stories in the helicopter industry that we cover each year, Rotor & Wing has assembled a list of more than 600 items published from January to early November 2010. These news stories, features and product announcements ran in the pages of the print magazine, as well as our daily Top Stories at rotorandwing.com, and in some of our more prominent...
December 1, 2010
New Helicopter EFIS for Light to Medium Helicopter Market   Operators of small, light to medium helicopters operating under FAR Part 27 (under 6,000 lbs) will soon be able to better afford a lightweight VFR EFIS following initial supplemental type certification of Aspen Avionics’ EFD1000H. Aspen Avionics has received its first STC for the new Evolution Flight Display EFD1000H, a low-cost...
December 1, 2010
L-3's SRVIVR CVR Meets Mandate L-3 Electrodynamics is introducing the SRVIVR family of cockpit voice flight data recorders (CVFDRs), a state-of-the-art crash survivable recorder designed to meet FAA’s mandate for flight recorders. Offering the smallest and lightest CVFDR on the market today, SRVIVR is available with a variety of air vehicle interfaces, providing flexibility on a broad range of...
November 1, 2010
Mike Atwood Two new online podcasts and supporting white papers are now available through Rotor & Wing’s parent website, www.aviationtoday.com. Rotor & Wing Editor-in-Chief Joy Finnegan moderates a discussion with Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) President Mike Atwood in “Night Vision Goggle Classification: Myths and Misconceptions.”...
November 1, 2010
Metro Aviation managing director Milton Geltz received the initial Sandel Avionics helicopter terrain awareness and warning system (HeliTAWS) to enter the market on September 20. The...
October 20, 2010
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) has selected the Cobham 3D synthetic vision EFIS for its fleet of 14 Eurocopter AS350B2s. Headquartered in Monterey...
October 19, 2010
Sikorsky Aircraft has selected Universal Avionics Systems’ cockpit voice/flight data recorder (CVFDR) as a forward-fit option on Sikorsky’s X-76++ and S-76D. Universal’s CVFDR-145R with recorder independent...
October 19, 2010
After establishing itself as a leader in general aviation avionics, Garmin International is taking on the “big iron” with the introduction of its G5000 integrated flight deck for the Part 25 business aircraft and helicopter market. “We’re...
October 5, 2010
DART Helicopter Services has obtained European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval for a series of rotorcraft...
October 4, 2010
Port St. Lucie, Fla.-based Night Flight Concepts is hosting a free webinar on Wednesday that will focus on issues related to night vision goggles (NVGs)...
October 1, 2010
The Horizontal Situation Display-Hover (HSDH) displays hover reference symbology and steering cues, allowing the user to maintain precise orientation to the surface during challenging, complex and dynamic hovering and external load missions in adverse or nighttime conditions, such as brownout. The operator can analyze a hover reference point (small home plate symbol), velocity and acceleration cues, hover...
October 1, 2010
A group of government and industry organizations has completed certification of the first Bell 429 to conduct steep approaches using wide area augmentation system (WAAS) capability. Involved in the collaborative effort are Bell Helicopter, Air Methods, FAA (including its Global Navigation Satellite System Program Office and Flight Standards Organization), Hickock & Associates, and Des Moines...
October 1, 2010
Anthony DiNota is the new vice president of commercial sales, marketing and customer support for American Eurocopter. He was previously president and chief operating officer at OmniFlight Helicopters. DiNota will lead the company’s Commercial Sales, Marketing and Customer Support division, which has also seen the recent promotion of Rich Gross to senior director of commercial sales. Jane Tischler...
September 29, 2010
FAA has issued a supplemental type certificate (STC) for the helicopter terrain awareness and warning system (HTAWS) on Garmin’s GNS 430W and 530W. Available as a new or retrofit...
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