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August 1, 2009
PRODUCTS Simplex Manufacturing, which makes aerial applications systems for helicopters, has acquired Helipod International. The purchase gives Simplex access to Helipod’s certified accessory products for Robinson helicopters, including cargo pods, spray systems and...
August 1, 2009
MILITARY Attempts to revive the VH-71 by Congress will not change how many jobs are being lost at Lockheed Martin. "A week after the program was terminated, we announced that we would end up laying off up to 750...
August 1, 2009
MTrax Maintenance Tracking Version 2.0 Keeping close tabs on your aircraft’s maintenance is a top priority. Tdata computerized the solution to this problem by developing MTrax, a maintenance tracking program. Now the company has released version 2.0 of MTrax. With just one license, owners and operators can track an unlimited number of aircraft. Functionally, MTrax keeps an eye on ADs, service...
August 1, 2009
Unmanned aerial vehicles of the fixed-wing variety have proven their worth to the military beyond doubt during the past 15 years or so, especially since U.S. troops went to war in Afghanistan and Iraq. Now, with a lag time less dramatic but still reminiscent of the four-decade gap between the dawn of powered flight and the debut of the first useful helicopters, interest in rotorcraft UAVs is clearly taking...
August 1, 2009
Many years ago, a friend and I were discussing the job prospects of joining an offshore helicopter company as line pilots. He was adamant that the only over water time he cared about logging was sitting on the commode with his monthly copy of Rotor & Wing.  As for me, I saw opportunity knocking and have logged more than 7,000 hours flying over the Gulf of Mexico spanning some 23 years. They were...
August 1, 2009
Ground Based Augmentation Systems What good is a technology if it only has one name? Ground based augmentation systems (GBAS) is one such technology that is part of the FAA’s NextGen roadmap. It resides within a category known as LAAS (local area augmentation system). Its purpose is to supply a differential correction or augmentation to the basic GPS or GNSS, while providing a significant improvement...
August 1, 2009
Computing available fuel for contingency mission execution is an art lost to the technology of mission computers. Sometimes having a simple tool to pull from your mental toolkit or from a page in your kneeboard can be a godsend during time-critical mission tasking. When tasked for a mission that includes a search, it’s paramount to properly calculate all the segments of the search and rescue which...
July 1, 2009
Wake Up and Smell the Calculus The American Helicopter Association held its annual convention in Dallas this past May. And since the word "helicopter" is part of its name, someone from Rotor & Wing was going to be there to dig up the news, report the happenings and visit with readers and potential readers walking past our booth in the exhibition hall. And since I have never attended an AHS...
June 25, 2009
Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) of Bangalore, India, has consolidated all of its helicopter-related activities under one roof called the Helicopter...
June 1, 2009
SERVICES | WEBINAR On April 23, Aviation Today hosted the webinar, "Today’s Best Opportunities in Rotorcraft." R&W’s Editor-in-Chief Ernie Stephens, President of Hughes Aerospace Chris Baur, and Senior Aerospace Analyst from Forecast International Raymond Jaworowski joined R&W’s editorial director and the host of the session, John Persinos. The hour-long webinar’s...
May 22, 2009
In a press released issued by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) dated May 21, the organization commended the House of Representatives for “passing legislation that will fund the Federal Aviation...
March 30, 2009
The Pentagon has awarded an $80.6 million contract to ARINC, Inc to oversee the sale of 22 Mi-17CT helicopters and avionics systems...
March 11, 2009
Rolls-Royce Turbomeca (RRTM) and Australian Aerospace, a subsidiary of Eurocopter,  have signed an agreement to provide Through-Life Support (TLS) for the Australian...
February 20, 2009
AIR Africa 2009, South Africa’s first indigenous aviation industry and trade show, has been postponed from April 22-24, 2009, to sometime in...
February 11, 2009
Luxury hotel chain von Essen unveiled its plan to open a 70-room hotel next to the London Heliport. The official opening is scheduled...
January 2, 2009
The lawsuits are piling up in the case of alleged fuel contamination disrupting two businesses in Hawaii’s helicopter tour industry. Attorneys representing Air Kauai and Island Helicopters have filed a $3 million lawsuit against Tesoro Hawaii, claiming the fuel provider sold...
January 1, 2009
We know our genes determine physical attributes, such as hair and eye color and many believe they determine, or at least influence, how we act and behave. How one behaves undeniably plays a role in the outcome of that person’s life. ARG/US believes that a company’s outcome is also influenced by how it behaves. A company’s behavior may not stem so much from its chemical make-up as it does...
December 18, 2008
Rotor & Wing magazine’s former editor-in-chief, Jim McKenna, has been named the winner of Helicopter Association International’s...
December 4, 2008
The non-profit National Institute for Aviation Research at Wichita State Univ. in Kansas, is making a sample of one of its state-of-the-art aircraft simulation and...
December 3, 2008
In response to a growing number of pirates hijacking ships at sea – nearly 50 this year alone- Blackwater, the Moyock, N.C.-based security firm, announced that it is actively...
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