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June 30, 2011
Eurocopter’s first upgraded Puma Mk2 for the UK Royal Air Force has made its initial flight in Marignane, France. The...
June 20, 2011
At the Paris Air Show on Monday Bruno Spagnolini, AgustaWestland's new CEO, with former CEO and now Finmecanica CEO Guiseppe Orsi, unveiled the AW189, a commercial civil version of its military AW149. Described by Spagnolini as being the ‘ideal platform’ for...
June 16, 2011
Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (UUAP) has handed over a second batch of Mi-8AMTShs to the Russian Ministry of...
June 8, 2011
Scottsdale Ariz.-based Vertical Aviation has incorporated a Eurocopter EC130B4...
June 1, 2011
Eurocopter’s EC145 styled after the Mercedes-Benz made its first public appearance in May at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE 2011) in Geneva, Switzerland. With the initial sale for the helicopter...
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
Czech MRO Aero Vodochody has completed another S-76D for Sikorsky. The helicopter...
May 12, 2011
United Rotorcraft Solutions has equipped a Eurocopter EC135 with a package of modifications for Land Sea Air...
April 25, 2011
Houston Police Department’s Air Support Division has chosen Eagle Copters to...
March 8, 2011
Uniflight has assembled a team of suppliers to design, certify, sell and support a Rolls-Royce engine upgrade STC for the Bell 206 A, B and L. “There are over 3,500 Jet Rangers in...
March 3, 2011
There are two ways to approach today’s economy: wait for someone to call or take the initiative yourself. According to Brian Wilson, Banyan Air Services’ director of avionics...
February 15, 2011
When most shops celebrate the opening of a new paint facility, they hold an open house or send out a press release. SureFlight went way beyond the ordinary, christening its new multimillion-dollar, 18,000-square-foot facility by painting one of the most recognized private helicopters in the world—Donald Trump’s Sikorsky S-76B. “Mr. Trump and his aviation team recognized that repainting...
February 10, 2011
Bell Helicopter has chosen Rogerson Kratos to upgrade the cockpit display systems of the Bell 412EP. The program is designed to increase the capability...
February 10, 2011
As part of the government’s “recapitalization” efforts, Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) has upgraded the fifth oldest UH-60 Blackhawk...
February 8, 2011
Sikorsky Aircraft has handed over two S-92s to AAR Corp. for passenger and cargo missions in Afghanistan...
February 1, 2011
Fort Worth, Texas-based Bell Helicopter Textron has consolidated six support and service divisions under its corporate brand. Five former subsidiaries now fall under the Bell Helicopter banner: Edwards & Associates of Piney Flats, Tenn., Louisiana-based Rotor Blades (Broussard) and Acadian Composites (Lafayette), Bell Aerospace...
February 1, 2011
Helibras will modernize the Brazilian Army Aviation Command’s fleet of 36 Eurocopter AS350s. Eurocopter’s Helibras subsidiary has won a contract to modernize a fleet of 36 AS350 Ecureuils in operation with the Brazilian Army Aviation Command. The agreement includes a complete rebuilding of three of the helicopters. Terms of the deal call for work to start during 2011 and run through...
February 1, 2011
A friend of mine recently asked me why helicopters were so expensive to buy and operate. The simple answer to both parts of the question is complexity. Helicopters have a large number of moving parts, designed for minimal weight and high stress (fatigue) conditions. Even the ‘simplest’ light helicopter is a true marvel of mechanical engineering. This, combined with a low tolerance for failure...
February 1, 2011
In an effort to make things simple for customers, Bell Helicopter Textron has brought six former subsidiaries under its corporate umbrella. Edwards & Associates, Rotor Blades, Acadian Composites, Bell Aerospace Services and U.S. Helicopter are now part of Bell, while a sixth subsidiary—Aeronautical Associates—will continue to offer parts and accessories using its brand while being...
January 25, 2011
Boeing’s UK Rotorcraft Support has initiated flight testing for the first Chinook Mk4. As part of Project JULIUS, Boeing and its Defence UK unit...
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