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December 1, 2010
L-3's SRVIVR CVR Meets Mandate L-3 Electrodynamics is introducing the SRVIVR family of cockpit voice flight data recorders (CVFDRs), a state-of-the-art crash survivable recorder designed to meet FAA’s mandate for flight recorders. Offering the smallest and lightest CVFDR on the market today, SRVIVR is available with a variety of air vehicle interfaces, providing flexibility on a broad range of...
December 1, 2010
Eurocopter Introduces Full Mission Trainer American Eurocopter has introduced a new dimension in flight simulators at its Grand Prairie, Texas training center. Referred to as the AS350 Full Mission Trainer, the one-of-a-kind system takes simulated flying two steps past the usual fare of pilot training, by adding fully interactive positions that permit a tactical flight officer or copilot (left seat), and a...
December 1, 2010
Russia’s Center for Scientific and Technical Services (CSTS) Dinamika is partnering with Russian Helicopters to develop and produce technical training units (TTUs) for helicopter pilots and maintenance...
November 29, 2010
Commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) supplier Presagis has introduced HeliScene, a helicopter application that provides a...
November 1, 2010
Senior program manager Bonnie Berg assumes a crew position at Rockwell Collins Virtual Avionics Procedures Trainer (VAPT). Rockwell Collins is unveiling a new cockpit procedures trainer for the Boeing CH-47 Chinook. Mark Harris, the manufacturer’s senior director of training and information solutions services, says the Chinook Virtual Avionics Procedures Trainer (VAPT) is scheduled to be operational...
November 1, 2010
FAA has qualified CAE to offer pilot training ground school for the Eurocopter AS350 through its Simfinity e-learning program. Students are able to complete a...
October 28, 2010
UIC Oboronprom subsidiary Russian Helicopters has inked a cooperation agreement with the Russian Center for Scientific and Technical Services Dinamika to develop and produce...
October 27, 2010
FAA has granted Level 7 qualification for FlightSafety International’s Bell 407 flight training device (FTD) in Lafayette...
October 1, 2010
Bell Boeing’s V-22 Program has handed over the last of six MV-22 Osprey containerized flight...
September 3, 2010
CAE has obtained FAA Level 7 qualification for its CAE 3000 helicopter mission simulator—a Eurocopter AS350B2 flight training device (FTD) based at Sky...
September 2, 2010
Europe’s Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA) has issued dual qualification for Frasca’s Eurocopter...
September 1, 2010
Eurocopter and Thales will base an AS365N3 Dauphin full flight simulator (FFS) to...
August 5, 2010
Speakers at “IFR for the VFR Pilot” during the Rotor & Wing 2010 Safety and Training Summit hammered home that helicopter...
August 3, 2010
With the latest innovations in technology reaching the cockpits of various military and public service helicopters, new challenges have surfaced for operators regarding pilot training and accident...
August 2, 2010
A group of five experts from various sectors of the training industry examined proven techniques and best practices to train new helicopter pilots and instructors during a panel...
August 1, 2010
A new online feature at rotorandwing.com is home to several new video clips from the Rotor & Wing 2010 Safety and Training Summit. In addition to highlights from FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt’s keynote speech from the event, Rotor &...
August 1, 2010
Left to right, Ernest Anderson, Dennis Pierce, Christian Gadbois, Cass Howell and Gordon Jiroux. Photo by Andrew D. Parker A group of five experts from various sectors of the training industry examined proven techniques and best practices to train new helicopter pilots and instructors during a panel at the Rotor & Wing 2010 Safety and Training Summit. Christian Gadbois, owner of Bakersfield...
August 1, 2010
HotSeat Heli-Sim Awarded at Summit Clark Intl Aviation Management’s Jeff Clark received a HotSeat Chassis Pilot Pro Heli-Sim at the Rotor & Wing 2010 Safety and Training Summit. HotSeat CEO Jay LeBoff and Rotor & Wing Publisher Randy Jones presented the winning name—which was selected from a random drawing of summit attendees—at the conclusion of the event. A video of the...
August 1, 2010
Quotes from Wednesday, June 9 Keynote speech from Randy Babbitt, FAA Administrator: On Safety: “Finding ways to improve pilot decision-making, better training, better access to helicopter simulators, adopting safety management practices and improving maintenance practice—all of these things put together add up to a safer operating environment.” “The safety record of this industry is...
August 1, 2010
Quotes from Tuesday, June 8 Ernie Stephens, Rotor & Wing Editor-at-Large: “Rule number one: If you leave with a helicopter, bring a helicopter back.” “Until about a year ago, I was absolutely 100 percent against night vision goggles for single-pilot operation. I thought it was crazy, I thought it was suicidal and I would never do it. It was based on my experience back when I was a...
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