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October 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
AgustaWestland received EASA approval for a limited ice protection system in its medium twin-engine AW189. It is the first such certification within that helicopter category. The AW189 will be able to fly in known, predefined icing conditions as long as it can descend into a known band of positive... Read More »
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October 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
CHC Group has sent out the call for industry leaders interested in presenting at its prestigious Safety & Quality Summit next April in Vancouver, British Columbia. The annual event has become world renowned as a venue to forward-thinking safety professionals to share their victories and challenges... Read More »
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September 28, 2015
From Aviation Today
EASA has certified a limited ice protection system for the AW189 as AgustaWestland works toward making the super medium twin suitable for operations in the most adverse and harsh environmental conditions. Certification of the system, which does not require heated rotor blades and associated... Read More »
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September 28, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
EASA has certified a limited ice protection system for the AW189 as AgustaWestland works toward making the super medium twin suitable for operations in the most adverse and harsh environmental conditions. Certification of the system, which does not require heated rotor blades and associated... Read More »
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September 16, 2015
From Aviation Today
AgustaWestland recently set a new speed record for its AW609 TiltRotor, which flew 1,161 km between company facilities in England and Italy in 2 hr 18 min. The point-to-point journey began with a vertical takeoff from AW's Yeovil facility in Southern England, transitioned into a 25,000-ft cruising... Read More »
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September 16, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
AgustaWestland recently set a new speed record for its AW609 TiltRotor, which flew 1,161 km between company facilities in England and Italy in 2 hr 18 min. The point-to-point journey began with a vertical takeoff from AW's Yeovil facility in Southern England, transitioned into a 25,000-ft cruising... Read More »
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September 15, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Photos courtesy of AgustaWestland The U.K. Royal Navy said the capabilities of unmanned and optionally piloted helicopters would "inform future options" following AgustaWestland's successful Capability Concept Demonstration to the Ministry of Defence. The company's technology demonstrator... Read More »
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September 15, 2015
From Aviation Today
Photos courtesy of AgustaWestland The U.K. Royal Navy said the capabilities of unmanned and optionally piloted helicopters would "inform future options" following AgustaWestland's successful Capability Concept Demonstration to the Ministry of Defence. The company's technology demonstrator... Read More »
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September 10, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
AgustaWestland will deliver three AW119Kx helicopters to China this year as part of a contract with Sino-US Intercontinental, adding to a total of more than thirty rotorcraft the distributor has ordered since late 2013. The partnership between AgustaWestland and Sino-US has contributed to the... Read More »
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September 10, 2015
From Aviation Today
AgustaWestland will deliver three AW119Kx helicopters to China this year as part of a contract with Sino-US Intercontinental, adding to a total of more than thirty rotorcraft the distributor has ordered since late 2013. The partnership between AgustaWestland and Sino-US has contributed to the... Read More »
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September 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
An AgustaWestland AW101 (VVIP) outside London ExCeL on display in 2013. Photo courtesy of Reed Exhibitions Helitech International will return to its ExCeL London venue in October with exhibitors from 20-plus countries and a conference and seminar program that will explore... Read More »
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September 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
A donated Agusta A109 GdiF variant, previously operated by Italy s Guardia di Finanza. Photos courtesy of The Helicopter Museum The rotorcraft industry is, like all of aviation, forward-looking. Unless you count the early days of Chinese bamboo-copters and Leonardo da Vinci... Read More »
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September 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Airbus Helicopters EC145/H145 has proven itself a successful multi-mission competitor in both civil and military applications. Photo courtesy of Airbus Uncertain economic and political times like those that persist around the world today have many effects. When it comes to... Read More »
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August 6, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Era Group is working with AgustaWestland on "technical acceptance" issues for its first four AW189s, which are designated for work under a contract with a Gulf of Mexico offshore support customer. Era Group President, CEO and CFO Chris Bradshaw said the issues are "not at all atypical for new... Read More »
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August 6, 2015
From Aviation Today
Era Group is working with AgustaWestland on "technical acceptance" issues for its first four AW189s, which are designated for work under a contract with a Gulf of Mexico offshore support customer. Era Group President, CEO and CFO Chris Bradshaw said the issues are "not at all atypical for new... Read More »
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August 5, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
New reports on helicopter sales and shipments point to softness in used aircraft sales and in the impact of the offshore sector's decline on new deliveries. JETNET LLC said used turbine helicopter sales declined 12.2 percent in the first half of the year compared to 2014 s first six months. While... Read More »
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August 5, 2015
From Aviation Today
New reports on helicopter sales and shipments point to softness in used aircraft sales and in the impact of the offshore sector's decline on new deliveries. JETNET LLC said used turbine helicopter sales declined 12.2 percent in the first half of the year compared to 2014 s first six months. While... Read More »
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August 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
By James T. McKenna jmckenna@accessintel.com The rules and procedures that the FAA uses to approve rotorcraft and new equipment that improves their safety and utility need overhauling. This fact is not news to many readers. Those of you who operate helicopters, build them... Read More »
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August 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
An Italian army AgustaWestland A129 Mangusta flies cover for paratroopers during Italian Blade. Photo courtesy of Kees Otten and Wim Das/Dutch Aviation Media The European Defence Agency s Helicopter Exercise Programme (HEP) on July 3 concluded a two-week multinational... Read More »
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August 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
An air traffic controllers use of a non-standard phrase contributed to a June 2014 runway incursion when an aeromedical AW139 crossed in front of a landing Airbus A300 in Ottawa. The incident, in which no one was hurt, occurred June 5, 2014 at Ottawas Macdonald-Cartier International Airport. The... Read More »
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