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March 1, 2008
WHELEN ENGINEERING HAS BROADened its line of LED (light-emitting diode) navigation and landing lights with several new aircraft products, all of which will be on display here. In 2007, Whelen’s...
March 1, 2008
Australian Army Maj. Daniel Cash has received Australia’s Medal for Gallantry, presented to military personnel for gallantry in action in hazardous circumstances. A Boeing CH-47 Chinook pilot in Queensland, Cash was honored for twice flying his helicopter into an Afghanistan landing zone as part of a major action by coalition forces against the Taliban in 2006. While disembarking and re-embarking the...
January 1, 2008
The former Boundary Layer Research’s strakes and fin kits have impressed operators with their performance benefits. Now the company wants to get credit for those benefits in the books. "I just don’t understand how they can fly." When someone finds out that you fly, maintain, or build helicopters, how many times have you heard them say: "I just don’t understand how they can...
January 1, 2008
Over the last 50 years, Keystone Helicopter has gained a reputation as an industry leader in quality rotorcraft services. Today, the company employs over 500 people at one of the finest and fastest growing facilities in the country. In 2007, Keystone added a new state of the art paint facility to complement its world class completions and MRO services at the Heliplex near Chester County Airport in...
December 19, 2007
In the December 2007 issue, Rotor & Wing reported that Patriarch Partners...
November 2, 2007
CHC Helicopter Corp. is using its latest orders for new aircraft as leverage to build the overhaul and maintenance capability of its Heli-One unit. The Vancouver, B.C. operator's worldwide helicopter support division has ordered 12 new S-92s...
November 1, 2007
HELITECH ’07 Having enjoyed a busy and successful, Sloane Helicopters Ltd. is re-branding itself to better reflect its market position in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The company is on target to achieve more than 40 new aircraft deliveries this year, including Robinson and AgustaWestland aircraft, to customers based both in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The year’s start saw the successful...
November 1, 2007
Metro Aviation today holds the grand opening of its new 160,000-sq-ft manufacturing, maintenance, and...
October 1, 2007
SERVICES/COMPLETIONS United Rotorcraft Solutions has been awarded a contract to complete a Bell Helicopter 206L4- for Southern Helicopters. United Rotorcraft is to customize the LongRanger with an avionics suite that includes a Garmin GPS/Comm GNS420 and Comm-2 SL-40, dual FM radios and the Skyconnect Tracker system. The airframe will be equipped...
August 8, 2007
Richmond, B.C. - ACROHELIPRO Global Services Inc., a subsidiary of Vector Aerospace Corporation is excited to announce the launch of its newly re-designed website (www.acrohelipro.com). “ACROHELIPRO’s goal is to offer operators from around the globe, top-quality helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services; and that includes providing access to information that may be critical to...
August 1, 2007
Dan Corsentino of Silver State Helicopters has been appointed to the U.S. Homeland Security Dept.’s Homeland Security Advisory Council. Silver State Helicopters has appointed Joel Banks as vice president of flight academy operations in the Eastern U.S. and Steve Balint as...
August 1, 2007
TRADITIONALLY, WE TELL YOU WHAT we’ve placed on the monthly issue’s cover in a sentence or two on our Table of Contents page. That would have been a challenge this month, since our cover is made up of a selection of 49 covers that have appeared on Rotor & Wing since it went into business with the January 1967 issue. Why not 40 covers for 40 years? That was the initial plan. But in reviewing...
July 1, 2007
SERVICES/COMPLETIONS Edwards & Associates has acquired the assets of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Cav-Air Helicopters. The Bell Helicopter subsidiary said the move will "further the expansion of its customer support and service offerings" in the customer-rich Florida market...
July 1, 2007
COMMERCIAL/SALES Nearly 27 years after he founded Texas Aviation Services, Carl "Woody" Woodard and his son Tim, the company’s president, are cashing in, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports. The Woodards completed the sale of their fast-growing helicopter completion and overhaul company last week to Ranger Aerospace & Aeronautics, a locally based...
June 1, 2007
SERVICES/MAINTENANCE Erickson Air-Crane is broadening its horizons. The Central Point, Ore-based company is offering its expertise developed in managing conversion of Sikorsky Aircraft CH-54s to its own S-64 configuration to manufacturers needing engineering, prototyping, and production support. As a manufacturer and operator of aircraft...
June 1, 2007
SERVICES/COMPLETIONS REB Technologies and Aero Instruments are moving together. Aero Instruments is an FAA-approved aviation instrument repair and overhaul facility; it is a division of REB Technologies (REBTECH). Aero Instruments moved from Dallas Love Field to DFW International Airport...
May 1, 2007
COMMERCIAL/UTILITY DRF German Air Rescue’s technical department is readying three Eurocopter BO-105s for a Portuguese operator to use in Brazil’s rain forest. The Deutsche Rettungsflugwacht (the group’s German name) prepared the aircraft at its...
May 1, 2007
SERVICES/COMPLETIONS Metro Aviation, the completions center in Shreveport, La., will be completing two EC135s for Air Logistics. The helicopters are scheduled for offshore use in the Gulf of Mexico. Work is not scheduled to begin until the middle of the year and will take place at Metro...
April 27, 2007
Geneva Aviation is building a new development center to design and prototype electronic, video and audio systems. Completion and move is expected on July 1...
April 1, 2007
THINGS ARE REALLY COOKING FOR a good portion of the world’s helicopter industry. Of course, if you are among the fortunate, you may already know this. But then, maybe you’ve been too busy working to realize it. Institutionally, Rotor & Wing has covered the world’s helicopter industry a long time. This is our 40th year. I’m a comparative babe at it, with just four years on the...
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