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November 1, 2004
Focus on EMS EMS: Confronting Safety Challenges Perfecting Autorotations News from the Field and the Factories NEWS BRIEFS CAE SimuFlite Eyes Northeast Site CAE SimuFlite plans to open a new training center in New Jersey to serve the large market of business-aviation operators in the Northeast United States. The company is negotiating with officials over three possible sites for the center-Newark...
November 1, 2004
The winners of 2004's Helicopter Heroism Award half expected a false alarm when they launched Feb. 28 for a tanker explosion. Instead, this U.S. Coast Guard aircrew found themselves flying into an unusual hell. Feb. 28 started off as a fairly routine evening at Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City. Petty Officer 3rd Class Dave Foreman and Aviation Electrical Technician Sam Pulliam had just finished...
November 1, 2004
Two Army programs develop technology and tactics to network helicopters and UAVs in Manned/UnManned teams. The U.S. Army believes Manned/UnManned (MUM) teams can enhance the survivability and effectiveness of battlefield helicopters. Planners envision an Apache co-pilot gunner, protected by distance and defilade, studying images from an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) braving enemy defenses. As the Apache...
July 1, 2004
Although not considered the major showcase for helicopters, this air show will still see the industry well represented. Without a doubt, Farnborough is THE major air show for the international aerospace industry for any given even numbered year. It is not, however, THE major show for the world’s helicopter industry. That honor goes to HAI’s annual Heli-Expo. Nonetheless, the industry will be...
June 1, 2004
From engine filters and vibration dampeners to computer aids for avoiding collisions and friendly fire, new technology is helping helicopter crews do more and do it safely. Our editors highlight some of the best examples. Tracking an Asymmetric Advantage It has become common in military circles to say the United States today faces "asymmetric threats," as opposed to the "symmetric...
May 1, 2004
Attendees of HAI's Heli-Expo reported burgeoning order books, valuable contacts on the show floor and a general feeling that good times may be returning to the helicopter industry. HAI's Heli-Expo 2004 highlighted what exhibitors and attendees said is a turning point for the helicopter industry. Against the background of depressed gatherings at the annual event since the 2001 terrorist attacks, this year's...
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