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August 1, 2011
This month’s issue features a variety of themes from different sectors of the helicopter industry—new airframes and updates on existing models from the Paris Air Show (see Rotorcraft Report); offshore (“Training Profile: Bristow Academy,” and “Inside FlightSafety Lafayette,”); firefighting (“Dousing the Flames,” and “Around the World: Australia Preps...
August 1, 2011
Sikorsky Improves Colombian Training Sikorsky Aerospace Services has broken ground on a helicopter training complex at the Melgar Air Force Base in Colombia. The UH-60 Black Hawk flight training center, scheduled for completion later this year, will feature a full-motion, high-fidelity simulator to provide training for the Colombian Armed Services and other Latin American Sikorsky operators. Two pilots...
July 28, 2011
Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) has broken ground on a helicopter training complex at the Melgar Air Force Base in Colombia. The UH-60 Black Hawk flight training center, scheduled for completion later this year, will feature a full-motion, high-fidelity...
July 27, 2011
The health and mission effects of helicopter pilots and crewmembers who suffer from back and neck pain due to flying is taking center stage during the Rotary-Wing Aircraft Seating Forum, held Tuesday and Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Speakers from military and scientific industries presented...
July 26, 2011
CAE has won recent contracts for various helicopter simulators, including from military and civil operators. As part of a U.S. Navy contract, CAE will...
July 1, 2011
Kazakhstan’s Federation for Civil Defense, Emergency Management and Natural Disasters Response (EMERCOM) hosted an international SAR training seminar in June, Kazspas 2011, featuring several Mil...
July 1, 2011
Five British Apache Longbows at the Snake Pit, Gila Bend AFB, Arizona. Photos by Andrew Drwiega The view of my surroundings from the control tower on a bright, blue-sky morning, deep inside the 2,400-square-mile Barry M. Goldwater U.S. Air Force range in southern Arizona was perfect, but I could still not pick up the Apache Longbow helicopter that had begun its training attack-run from eight...
July 1, 2011
My guide for the day was Maj. Rich Ongaro, an experienced British Joint Tactical Air Controller (JTAC) with several operational tours already to his credit. His callsign was Widow 16. We had left NAS El Centro when it was still dark together with three student Close Combat Air (CAA) controllers who were honing their skills in the Arizona desert. The main difference between a JTAC and a CAA controller is...
June 30, 2011
This year’s Paris Air Show was a washout in my more ways than just the weather, the partial rail-strike which made the daily commute from central Paris more of a misery than it already is, and the extortionate price of hotel rooms. In the summer of 2011 we experienced real signs of the migration of power to the east, especially in military helicopter terms. We are in strange times. The slashing of...
June 30, 2011
Defense budgets are being hammered hard, but one of the few sectors that remains almost impervious to the accountant’s red pen is that involving the gathering of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) information. If there is to be a withdrawal from placing large numbers of troops into foreign conflict zones, then the need to equip those being left behind to carry on the battle will be...
June 30, 2011
Bell Helicopter has completed test flights in Colorado of the OH-58 Block II demonstrator in high and hot conditions. Test pilots...
June 23, 2011
During a recent Finnish Defence Forces training exercise, NH90 tactical transport helicopters (TTHs)...
June 1, 2011
AAS-72X technical demonstration aircraft from EADS North America. EADS At the U.S. Army Aviation’s annual exposition, Quad-A, EADS North America took along one of its three company-funded technical demonstrator aircraft (TDA) which was virtually a challenge of “we’re here; where’s everyone else?” The aircraft is known as the Armed Aerial Scout 72X. The Armed Aerial Scout...
June 1, 2011
The technology development arm of Sikorsky Aircraft has concluded wind tunnel testing of its active rotor system with high authority flaps...
June 1, 2011
Elbit Systems has won a contract to launch a helicopter pilot training center for Macedonia’s...
June 1, 2011
USMC/Cpl. Megan Angel U.S. military and Japanese emergency response personnel conducted a bilateral helicopter field training exercise in...
June 1, 2011
Lance Cpl. Ryan Carpenter The Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268 (Reinforced) recently used its Boeing CH-46 Sea...
June 1, 2011
A special Spring 2011 Military Insider is available in the June edition of Rotor & Wing, which is now available online. Features include “Shifting Global...
June 1, 2011
May 18, 2011
AgustaWestland has inked a deal with the European Defence Agency to create an interim helicopter tactics training...
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