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December 13, 2011
Kentucky National Guard State Partnership Program hosted a team of Army aviators and maintainers from the Republic of Ecuador at the Army Aviation Support Facility on Boone National Guard Center in Frankfort, Ky. The group consisted...
December 9, 2011
The U.S. Marine Corps recently admitted that the lifetime cost of operating their new V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft had increased 64 percent over...
December 6, 2011
It has always been surprising that American, British and other International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) nations operating in Afghanistan have not come under greater surface-to-air (SAM) missile attacks. As improvised explosive devices (IEDs) became successful in Iraq then became the major threat to the movement of ground troops in Afghanistan, ISAF coalition forces took to the air for troop movement...
December 1, 2011
The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) has incorporated a new AgustaWestland AW109 simulator into its training portfolio. The sim training will prepare pilots for flying...
December 1, 2011
Chromalloy has named Carlo Luzzatto as its new president. Luzzatto replaces Armand Lauzon, who is now the CEO of Chromalloy and its parent company, Sequa Corp. Luzzatto was previously the co-general manager of the Ansaldo Energia division of Finmeccanica. StandardAero Business Aviation has appointed Marc McGowan as vice president...
December 1, 2011
In an effort to provide a snapshot of the hundreds of stories in the helicopter industry that we cover each year, Rotor & Wing has assembled a list of more than 300 items published from January to November 2011. These news stories, features and product announcements ran in the pages of the print magazine—this doesn’t include our daily Top Stories at rotorandwing.com, web-only features...
December 1, 2011
Helicopter crewmembers try out the virtual reality environment of Virtalis’ HCR training system. Virtalis Virtalis Introduces Helicopter Crew Reality Training UK-based Virtalis has provided three helicopter crew reality (HCR) systems to the Defence Helicopter Flying School and FB Heliservices. The HCR units are operational at the Royal Air Force (RAF) Shawbury and Valley stations. HCR allows the...
November 16, 2011
AgustaWestland and CAE consortium Rotorsim has launched a joint NH90 training program (JNTP) for the Netherlands Ministry of Defence. The program will include an NH-90 full mission flight...
November 1, 2011
During the most intense of the Vietnam War years I had a strong sense that I was the luckiest young sailor in the Navy, as an Air Rescue Swimmer and H-34 Crew Chief stationed in Hawaii, operating Sikorsky S-58s out of Pearl Harbor and NAS Barbers Point across a variety of mission profiles supporting CINCPAC’s Fleet Composite Squadron One. Each Tuesday we were treated to the additional privilege of a...
November 1, 2011
October 27, 2011
The Australian Army’s 100th pilot has completed the helicopter qualification course from Army Aviation Training and Training Support (AATTS). In...
October 26, 2011
Rotor & Wing contributor Shannon Bower took part in Operation Angel Thunder last week, a U.S. Air Force training exercise involving...
October 1, 2011
This Kuwait Army Boeing Apache AH-64A is the first Apache to land on a San Antonio-class Navy ship. Photo by Mass Comm Specialist 1st Class...
October 1, 2011
A flight medic explains how to control a rescue litter during a hoist training exercise. Sgt. 1st Class Jeff Troth The flight crews of Company C, 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment have wrapped up point of injury...
October 1, 2011
Bell Boeing’s V-22 program has obtained a $34-million U.S. Air Force contract for new CV-22 trainers and upgrades to existing trainers. The contract calls for three new full-fuselage cabin operational flight trainers...
September 30, 2011
BAE Systems has been contracted by the Royal Australian Navy to develop a training system for landing helicopter dock (LHD) ships. The training program...
September 6, 2011
The Naval Aviation Training Systems program office has produced a portable desktop trainer (DTT) for Sikorsky MH-53E...
September 1, 2011
The Australian Army has contracted Boeing to provide simulator training for its Bell 206B1 Kiowas. Boeing will provide the Army with a Helimod sim from...
September 1, 2011
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