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November 18, 2010
BAE Systems has delivered 12 Q-Sight gunner remote sighting systems (GRSS)...
November 1, 2010
Nov. 29, 1945 is a very special day in the history of helicopter search and rescue (SAR) services. If you’re not familiar with it you should be. That was the day, not far from the Sikorsky factory in Connecticut, on a bleak and wind-torn reef in Long Island Sound, when a Sikorsky R-5 performed the first civilian helicopter hoist rescue by lifting two men off of a heavily storm damaged oil barge. That...
October 13, 2010
A new podcast and supporting white paper are now available at no charge at Rotor & Wing’s parent website, www.aviationtoday.com. Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) President Mike Atwood clears up...
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)...
September 23, 2010
The U.S. Navy’s MH-60R and MH-60S helicopters are set to receive a software upgrade under a new Lockheed Martin contract. The...
September 14, 2010
Night Flight Concepts (NFC) has finished night vision goggle maintenance training courses for California Shock...
September 9, 2010
Researchers from the University of Michigan and Ann Arbor-based Omni Sciences have come up with a laser-based technology...
September 1, 2010
Mesa, Ariz.-based MD Helicopters recently delivered helicopters to separate law enforcement agencies—the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and the Pasadena Police...
September 1, 2010
Helicopter manufacturers, support companies and operators are gearing up for this year’s European Helitech, set for Oct. 5–7 in Estoril, Portugal. Rotor & Wing has assembled a handful of exhibitors who will be at Helitech. For a full listing of exhibitors and more information about the conference, visit www.helitechevents.com/portugal • Aero Quality Sales will showcase its 176CH ultra...
September 1, 2010
Aerospace Filtration Systems (AFS) has equipped two Namibia-based Government Air Transport Services AgustaWestland AW139s...
September 1, 2010
Getting Your Eurocopter AS365 Dauphin Back in the Air “Great helicopter, rather slow OEM support” is the often-heard operator’s complaint about the Eurocopter AS365 and EC155 series of Dauphin helicopters. Fortunately, there’s a third-party solution to the problem: Alpine Air Support. Based in Zürich, Switzerland, Alpine Air Support is the fast-turnaround solution for Dauphin...
September 1, 2010
Enhanced vision (EV) and synthetic vision (SV) systems are becoming more common in rotary-wing as well as fixed-wing aircraft. The technologies are particularly valuable in helicopters, which fly much of the time at low altitude in the terrain. EV, typically based on IR sensors, gives the pilot a thermal image of the area in front of the aircraft, which is very compatible with human eyesight. SV is a...
September 1, 2010
Over the years, lessons learned have yielded excellent procedures for safe and effective hoist rescues. In my experience, though, many good techniques fail to be shared across user domains. Many of these techniques are codified in written checklists and manuals—you may consider incorporating them into yours and offer concepts missed here in a letter to the editor or e-mail me at...
August 25, 2010
Appareo Systems has been included on the Inc. Magazine 500 – a compilation of the 500 fastest growing private companies in the country. Appareo comes in at number 159 on the list with a growth percentage of 1751.9...
August 24, 2010
Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) announced today that the Virginia Department of State Police Aviation Unit in Richmond, Va., would receive 19 F4949 Pinnacle Aviation Night Vision systems. ASU already had obtained a necessary GSA contract that...
August 17, 2010
James Garrett is the new vice president of operations at REBTECH, a Bedford, Texas-based division of REB Technologies. He has more than 40...
August 13, 2010
Hillsboro Aviation has received six Alpha Eagle flight helmets from...
August 1, 2010
This Ornge AW139 is the first to receive AgustaWestland’s full ice protection system (FIPS). AgustaWestland AgustaWestland has delivered the first...
August 1, 2010
The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department Aviation Unit has chosen Boise, Idaho-based Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) to provide night vision modifications on...
August 1, 2010
Bell Helicopter has announced its intent to install BLR Aerospace’s FastFin tail rotor enhancement and stability system as standard equipment on new Bell 412s. This OEM “endorsement,” coupled with the Federal Aviation Administration’s recent certification of its Bell 412 FastFin system, has officials at BLR Aerospace busy. “We are proud to be part of the Bell Helicopter team...
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