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December 27, 2011
The U.S. Navy has begun using its first virtual reality training device, a Sikorsky MH-60S aircrew virtual environmental trainer (AVET). MH-60S and HH-60H crew members will practice aerial gunnery, cargo...
December 20, 2011
Lake Charles, La.-based Era Training Center (ETC) has received FAA Level 6 certification for its AgustaWestland AW139 flight simulator...
December 13, 2011
The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) has taken delivery of an AS350 training helicopter from Eurocopter Canada. The...
December 5, 2011
In preparation for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russian Helicopters recently assisted EMERCOM with training in response to natural disasters and terrorist attacks. The Kamov...
December 2, 2011
Eurocopter opted for a sunset in the foothills of the Andes near Santiago as the backdrop for the 10th anniversary of the company’s establishment in Chile, which was attended by over 300 guests. During these 10 years this subsidiary has...
December 1, 2011
Overall, 2011 could be described as a year that included some dramatic ups and downs for helicopters involved in combat. In the commercial market, while nobody can predict the direction of the economy, the continued development of new variants and sales inching forward is fueling a guarded optimism that 2012 could bring a return to more plentiful times. It’s been an eventful year, with the U.S...
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
The many varieties of helicopter models in the world today are flown by an equally large variety of pilots. Although we could spend pages telling stories and giving examples of lots of colorful individuals, for now we’ll limit the conversation to just two types: low-gain and high-gain pilots. In technical words, “gain” is what engineers call the ratio of response to error. Pilot gain...
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 22, 2011
Broussard, La.-based RLC has contracted FlightSafety International to train more than 100 of its pilots. The...
November 14, 2011
Long Beach, Calif.-based Los Angeles Helicopters has established a new vertical reference/long line (VR/LL) training course. In one...
November 1, 2011
The Civil Aviation Flight University of China (CAFUC) and Eurocopter have launched an ab-initio training class for helicopter technicians. This first class of 15 students follows a memorandum...
October 13, 2011
Aircraft Technical Publishers (ATP) has teamed with Sikorsky Aerospace Services to offer advanced technical documents for civil helicopter...
October 5, 2011
The International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST) planning to hold its fifth annual International Safety Symposium Nov. 8-9 in Fort Worth...
October 1, 2011
Leicester, UK-based Helicentre Aviation has obtained CAA approval to conduct helicopter flight instructor refresher seminars. The seminars will be offered...
October 1, 2011
Bringing legitimate safety issues to the boss who cares, but may be untrained in the ways of safety management systems (SMS). This Bell 212 was used for Salt River Project power line construction in Arizona.   Photo by Dave Scott We all know that bringing problems to management without offering potential solutions is usually viewed as mere complaining. As safety professionals, we also have to...
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 22, 2011
Bell Helicopter has inked a four-year deal with Raytheon Australia to provide three Bell 429s for the Royal Australian Navy's Retention and Motivation...
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