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December 1, 2011
Longbow, LLC has completed testing of its unmanned aircraft system (UAS) tactical common data link assembly (UTA) for the Boeing AH-64D Apache Block...
December 1, 2011
Handheld 406 Decoder Assisting with SAR Available from Techtest The 12-406-9 is a touchscreen handheld 406 decoder that receives and decodes COSPAS SARSAT distress or test messages. The need to detect and locate downed aircrew has always existed. Accurately pinpointing both aircraft and crew can sometimes necessitate a lengthy search scenario. The increased population of COSPAS /SARSAT (C/S) 406MHz beacons...
December 1, 2011
This Howard County (Md.) Police helicopter is typical of many Bell 407s equipped for police work. Under its belly are a nose-mounted video/forward-looking infrared camera system, a digital downlink antenna mounted amidships, and an aft-mounted searchlight. Photos by Ernie Stephens Next to helicopters that are used for air medical operations, no other non-military rotorcraft feature as much special mission...
December 1, 2011
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 300 items published from January to November 2011. These news stories, features and product announcements ran in the pages of the print magazine—this doesn’t include our daily Top Stories at rotorandwing.com, web-only features...
December 1, 2011
Helicopter crewmembers try out the virtual reality environment of Virtalis’ HCR training system. Virtalis Virtalis Introduces Helicopter Crew Reality Training UK-based Virtalis has provided three helicopter crew reality (HCR) systems to the Defence Helicopter Flying School and FB Heliservices. The HCR units are operational at the Royal Air Force (RAF) Shawbury and Valley stations. HCR allows the...
November 17, 2011
Source: Raytheon Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 15, 2011—Raytheon Company and Emirates Advanced Investments (EAI) Group completed an operational demonstration of the TALON Laser-Guided...
November 15, 2011
Source: Raytheon Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 15, 2011—Raytheon Company and Emirates Advanced Investments (EAI) Group completed an operational demonstration of the TALON Laser-Guided Rocket from AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopters in the United Arab Emirates. The demonstration in Abu Dhabi met all objectives and marked the final step leading to production of TALON LGRs in the U.S. and the United...
November 4, 2011
FAA has granted Donaldson Aerospace & Defense a supplemental type certificate (STC) for...
November 3, 2011
The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) in Conroe, Texas has received an MK-II ShadowHawk Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) from Vanguard Defense...
November 3, 2011
Eurocopter has broken ground on its manufacturing plant in Queretaro, Mexico. The Queretaro location will...
November 1, 2011
EADS North America’s Armed Aerial Scout 72X on display at AUSA in Washington, D.C.  Photo by Andrew Parker America has started handing over UH-72A Lakota LUHs outfitted with security and support (S&S) battalion mission equipment packages (MEPs) to the U.S...
November 1, 2011
L-3 Wescam has picked up a new operator of its MX-10 multi-sensor, multi-spectral...
November 1, 2011
The U.S. Army has contracted FLIR Systems to supply Safire II stabilized multi-sensor systems for...
November 1, 2011
PORTAPAD Brings the Landing Site to You A helicopter has to have a landing site. There are many alternatives, however it is not always possible to secure the most beneficial to a specific tactical or logistical situation. The concept of the PORTAPAD is that it has the versatility to go into an area at a predetermined cost and for a planned timeframe. When the mission is completed, you have the ability to...
November 1, 2011
3D Audio technology can take advantage of a pilot’s natural ability to distinguish directional sound and improve situational awareness via channel separation and directional information. Terma Effective communication is one of the most essential components of safe helicopter flight. Vital information is being transmitted in a helicopter cockpit, and it must be accurately understood and complied with...
November 1, 2011
A few days ago, I was talking to some college aviation students of mine, when the subject of aircraft development came up. Since many of them are active-duty or contract personnel who work at the nearby naval air station, they’re pretty knowledgeable when it comes to some of the Navy’s newest flying machines. “I think everything will be unmanned within the next three decades, said a...
November 1, 2011
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