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June 7, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
French NH90 in the NATO Frigate Helicopter (NFH) variant. As the UK Royal Air Force (RAF) Boeing Chinook clatters toward its objective, navigation being assisted by a moving map and a pre-planned mission profile, the pilot is aware of a familiar voice filling the headphones. It is a... Read More »
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June 7, 2012
From Aviation Today
French NH90 in the NATO Frigate Helicopter (NFH) variant. As the UK Royal Air Force (RAF) Boeing Chinook clatters toward its objective, navigation being assisted by a moving map and a pre-planned mission profile, the pilot is aware of a familiar voice filling the headphones. It is a... Read More »
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June 1, 2012
From Aviation Today
According to the International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST), the rotorcraft accident rate has fallen 30 percent in the past five years (from 2006 to 2011/early 2012) when compared to 2001-2005. Describing the decrease as a strong step in the right direction, IHST notes that despite making... Read More »
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June 1, 2012
From Aviation Today
aparker@accessintel.com A week before heading to Fort Worth, Texas for AHS Forum 68 (from May 1-3), I figured I would receive a number of updates about the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) initiative and rotorcraft science and technology (S&T) efforts for both the military and commercial... Read More »
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June 1, 2012
From Aviation Today
Existing military helicopter procurement for the United Kingdom s armed forces appears to have been given short/medium term approval following the announcement by defense minister Philip Hammond of the delayed planning round (PR) 12 Committed Core Equipment Program to the UK s Parliament on May... Read More »
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June 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
According to the International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST), the rotorcraft accident rate has fallen 30 percent in the past five years (from 2006 to 2011/early 2012) when compared to 2001-2005. Describing the decrease as a strong step in the right direction, IHST notes that despite making... Read More »
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June 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Existing military helicopter procurement for the United Kingdom s armed forces appears to have been given short/medium term approval following the announcement by defense minister Philip Hammond of the delayed planning round (PR) 12 Committed Core Equipment Program to the UK s Parliament on May... Read More »
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June 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
aparker@accessintel.com A week before heading to Fort Worth, Texas for AHS Forum 68 (from May 1-3), I figured I would receive a number of updates about the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) initiative and rotorcraft science and technology (S&T) efforts for both the military and commercial... Read More »
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June 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Jeff Pino during his speech at Heli-Expo in February. Sikorsky Aircraft President Jeffrey Pino who has led the company during a period that includes significant developmental and engineering achievements such as the X2 technology demonstrator, subsequent military S-97... Read More »
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June 1, 2012
From Aviation Today
Left: From left to right, John Garrison, Phil Dunford, Lutz Bertling, AHS Director Mike Hirschberg, James Wang and Jeff Pino. Bell Photo The May 1 panel was part of the annual event from AHS International, with AgustaWestland s James Wang, vice president of R&D, Bell... Read More »
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June 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Left: From left to right, John Garrison, Phil Dunford, Lutz Bertling, AHS Director Mike Hirschberg, James Wang and Jeff Pino. Bell Photo The May 1 panel was part of the annual event from AHS International, with AgustaWestland s James Wang, vice president of R&D, Bell... Read More »
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June 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
AgustaWestland AW169 takes off from the company s plant in Italy. AgustaWestland Finmeccanica unit AgustaWestland conducted the first flight of its light intermediate AW169 on May 10 at the company s plant in Cascina Costa, Italy. Chief test pilot Giuseppe Lo Coco took the aircraft... Read More »
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May 31, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Maintenance stand manufacturer, All Metal MS, has signed with Chevron North America to provide 18 custom maintenance stands for its aircraft operations. All Metal will design a lightweight and portable version of its heavy-duty maintenance that Chevron currently uses. Chevron s aircraft operations... Read More »
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May 31, 2012
From Aviation Today
Maintenance stand manufacturer, All Metal MS, has signed with Chevron North America to provide 18 custom maintenance stands for its aircraft operations. All Metal will design a lightweight and portable version of its heavy-duty maintenance that Chevron currently uses. Chevron s aircraft operations... Read More »
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May 22, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
AgustaWestland has certified UTair as an authorized service center for the AW139. The Russian operator has agreed to purchase 10 AW139s for passenger transport, corporate and VIP missions from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Sochi and other based in Siberia. AgustaWestland plans to hand over the first... Read More »
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May 22, 2012
From Aviation Today
AgustaWestland has certified UTair as an authorized service center for the AW139. The Russian operator has agreed to purchase 10 AW139s for passenger transport, corporate and VIP missions from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Sochi and other based in Siberia. AgustaWestland plans to hand over the first... Read More »
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May 16, 2012
From Aviation Today
Safran Group subsidiary Microturbo has conducted the initial flight trials of the e-APU60 auxiliary power unit as part of AgustaWestland s efforts to certify the AW189. The in-flight start of the APU represents a milestone in the certification process, with the performance described as up to par... Read More »
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May 16, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Safran Group subsidiary Microturbo has conducted the initial flight trials of the e-APU60 auxiliary power unit as part of AgustaWestland s efforts to certify the AW189. The in-flight start of the APU represents a milestone in the certification process, with the performance described as up to par... Read More »
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May 11, 2012
From Aviation Today
Finmeccanica unit AgustaWestland conducted the first flight of its light intermediate AW169 on Thursday at the company s plant in Cascina Costa, Italy. Chief test pilot Giuseppe Lo Coco took the aircraft through its paces along with test pilot Giuseppe Afruni and flight test engineers Massimo... Read More »
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May 11, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Finmeccanica unit AgustaWestland conducted the first flight of its light intermediate AW169 on Thursday at the company s plant in Cascina Costa, Italy. Chief test pilot Giuseppe Lo Coco took the aircraft through its paces along with test pilot Giuseppe Afruni and flight test engineers Massimo... Read More »
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