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July 1, 2007
SERVICES Sikorsky Aircraft has tapped an Ontario-based flight data firm to provide flight data monitoring systems for the S-76 and S-92. The firm, Flightscape, specializes in ground-based devices that record in-flight data. It designed the system Sikorsky selected to allow operators and pilots to download a variety of information on how an aircraft was flown. Not to be confused with health and usage...
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/OVERHAUL & REPAIR Sikorsky Support Services has relocated its Field Operation Center from Jacksonville, Fla. to the former NAS Chase Field, Beeville, Texas. Sikorsky Support Services is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sikorsky. The Field Operation Center will perform modifications and crash-damage repairs, component repairs, and depot field teams in...
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...
May 1, 2007
SERVICES/OVERHAUL & REPAIR Soloy Aviation Solutions is tapping Airwork NZ in New Zealand to sell and support its AS350 conversion kit. Olympia, Wash.-based Soloy signed an agreement in March with Airwork, which will sell the...
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...
April 1, 2007
FlightSafety International has appointed Benjamin Burton staff vice president, compliance and regulatory affairs, based in Washington, D.C. Burton joined FlightSafety last year to lead the team responsible for FlightSafety’s FAA and JAA government compliance activities. Metro Aviation, Inc. has named Jim Kettles as director of sales and customer support. The newly-created position at Metro...
April 1, 2007
IT MAY SEEM LIKE NO ONE IS HAPPY WITH THE current high demand for new helicopters. Operators don’t like having to wait a year or more for aircraft. Customers of commercial ones want more services than it is possible to get at times, because everything available is flying. Manufacturers complain they could garner more sales if they could build helicopters faster. Smiling among the unhappy crowd...
March 1, 2007
HELI-EXPO HAS GROWN APACE with the industry it represents. Just as operators and manufacturers are hard-pressed to field helicopters to meet all the demand before them, visitors to the annual gathering’s exhibit hall can barely find the time to see all the displays and products of interest. To help its readers meet that challenge, Rotor & Wing has gathered snapshots of what some of this...
March 1, 2007
PARIS — THE INAUGURAL JAN. 24 press conference of Lutz Bertling, Eurocopter’s new CEO, was a welcome breath of fresh air in an industry better known for its obfuscating and highly selective approach to public relations than for its forthrightness. Clearly, it helped that Bertling was able to announce a historically high revenue and order backlog; that Eurocopter’s products, across the...
February 1, 2007
Is There No End In Sight? No, there isn’t. At least according to Lynn Tilton. The helicopter industry is in the midst of unprecedented demand for its goods and services nearly across the board — just about everybody agrees on that. But as the helicopter industry prepares for its biggest annual gathering, the Helicopter Assn. International’s Heli-Expo (this year in Orlando, Fla. March...
January 1, 2007
Unison Industries is a world leader in the design, manufacture, and integration of electrical and mechanical systems for aircraft engines and airframes. A wholly owned subsidiary within GE’s Aviation business unit, Unison develops ignition systems, electric power systems, wiring systems, sensing systems, and tube/duct systems for fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft worldwide. Since its founding in 1980...
January 1, 2007
"When your first ‘office’ is a converted stationery closet, it is hard to go anywhere except up," says Scott James, founder and marketing director of Precision Heliparts. Founded in 1994 to sell and service helicopter instruments and accessories, PHP grew very fast and soon had a few more employees. "I had known David Mast for several years," James says. "I knew he was...
January 1, 2007
Long recognized as a major producer of lighting products for military and commercial aircraft, Hoffman Engineering designs advanced lighting systems for night-vision and covert applications. The demand for the company’s innovative designs has resulted in an increasingly broader range of interior and exterior lighting projects. Civil rotorcraft use of night-vision goggles (NVGs) is rising rapidly as...
January 1, 2007
As an established supplier of quality emergency distress transmitters and homing-locating systems, Techtest Ltd. offers one of the most comprehensive portfolios of Search and Rescue equipment available today. Ranging from lightweight portable beacons to fixed and deployable emergency transmitters, Techtest products operate on the 406 MHz SARSAT frequency to ensure the fastest possible satellite detection...
January 1, 2007
CMC Electronics Inc. is a world leader in the design, manufacture, sales and support of leading technology electronics products for the aviation and global positioning markets. CMC’s focus is on delivering innovative cockpit-systems integration and avionics solutions to its customers worldwide. Its principal locations are in Montreal, Quebec; Ottawa, Ontario, and Chicago, Illinois. In 1901, Guglielmo...
January 1, 2007
Floats & Fuel Cells has supplied the helicopter industry with quality fuel cells for more than 30 years. Years of experience have won FFC the reputation as an organization that responds quickly and urgently to our customers’ needs. Whether the need is an expedited AOG repair, a custom modification, a quality overhaul exchange, or a new FAA/PMA replacement fuel cell, FFC goes above and beyond to...
January 1, 2007
During the past 50 years, Keystone Helicopter has gained a world-class reputation in rotorcraft services. Today, this Chester County, Pa.-based company employs nearly 400 people. Keystone Helicopter also provides MRO and custom completions at "The Heliplex," its new, state-of-the-art technical services depot. The premier full-service maintenance and completion center in the northeast U.S....
January 1, 2007
Turbomeca specializes in the design, production, sale and support of low- to medium-power gas turbines for helicopters. When its joint programs with other manufacturers are factored in, Turbomeca is the leading helicopter engine manufacturer in the international market. The company’s goal is to provide a full range of services conveniently close to customers, wherever they may operate. It also...
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