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April 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
MILITARY | UTILITY Even by military procurement standards, the U.K. Chinook Mk3 fiasco is of historic proportions. Started in 1995, it continues to this very day with eight new Boeing Chinook Mk3 helicopters still grounded in RAF hangars. With some small exceptions, they have been parked since... Read More »
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April 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
MILITARY | VIP The VH-71 presidential helicopter project is in serious jeopardy, now that President Obama and Senator Senator John McCain have publicly denounced the project s massive cost overruns. "After I heard the president describe the VH-71 as an example of the procurement process gone... Read More »
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April 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Life in the corporate VIP cabin. It wasn t all that long ago when a copy of the Wall Street Journal, a pair of headsets and a bag of cashews left on the seat were the only things that made a regular helicopter fit for transporting an executive. Oh, how the times have changed! Top corporate and... Read More »
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April 1, 2009
From Aviation Today
While I was glad-handing at February s Heli-Expo 2009 in Anaheim, the incessant need for helicopters to undergo intensive maintenance emerged as a major topic of discussion at the show. As one wag said to me: "Helicopters don t so much fly, as beat the air into submission." Every time the... Read More »
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March 25, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Both Boeing and Bell dropped out of the running early (before the original request for proposal (RFP) was floated), Boeing because of time constraints and Bell because it only sells through the U.S. government and India wanted to buy direct from the manufacturer. Now the bidding for the 22 attack... Read More »
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March 25, 2009
From Aviation Today
Both Boeing and Bell dropped out of the running early (before the original request for proposal (RFP) was floated), Boeing because of time constraints and Bell because it only sells through the U.S. government and India wanted to buy direct from the manufacturer. Now the bidding for the 22 attack... Read More »
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March 16, 2009
From Aviation Today
Aero Medical Safety Campaign A philanthropic campaign aimed at improving safety in air medical and critical care transport was unveiled at the Heli-Expo conference by the Foundation for Air-Medical Research & Education (FARE), the charitable arm of the Association of Air Medical Services. "A key... Read More »
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March 10, 2009
From Aviation Today
AgustaWestland and CAE say AgustaWestland AW139 initial helicopter type rating and recurrent training is now available in Morristown, NJ. The training program is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The AgustaWestland program utilizes a newly approved FAA and European Aviation... Read More »
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March 6, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
AgustaWestland unveiled the DA VINCI helicopter to Swiss air-rescue operator REGA. The DA VINCI is a light twin developed from the Grand made to meet REGA s DA VINCI project requirements for both high-altitude rescues and EMS. REGA selected the specifically developed DA VINCI project helicopter in... Read More »
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March 6, 2009
From Aviation Today
AgustaWestland unveiled the DA VINCI helicopter to Swiss air-rescue operator REGA. The DA VINCI is a light twin developed from the Grand made to meet REGA s DA VINCI project requirements for both high-altitude rescues and EMS. REGA selected the specifically developed DA VINCI project helicopter in... Read More »
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March 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Military Bell Helicopter delivered its ninth OH-58D Kiowa under the Warrior Safety Enhancement Program contract for the U.S. Army. Military The Government of Estonia approved the purchase of a third AW139 to perform SAR, medevac and border patrol duties for the Border Guard. Military The... Read More »
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March 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
MILITARY | VIP The fact that the U.S. Navy s VH-71 presidential helicopter program has exceeded its $6.1 billion budget by more than 50 percent does not mean that the program s managers have been spending cash freely. In fact, "they have done a number of things to try and avoid getting to this... Read More »
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March 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Countries continue to scramble in order to supply troops in Iraq and Afghanistan with necessary search and rescue, attack and utility helicopters. The availability of medium- and heavy-lift helicopters for U.K. military operations has been a pressing issue since Great Britain began military... Read More »
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March 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
COMMERCIAL AgustaWestland and India s Tata Sons have struck a joint venture to set up an AW119 final assembly line in India. The deal was formalized at the Aero India air show on February 12, 2009, when AgustaWestland CEO Giuseppe Orsi and Tata Sons chairman Ratan Tata signed a Memorandum of... Read More »
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February 23, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Speaking at a press conference last night at Heli-Expo in Anaheim, AgustaWestland CEO Giuseppe Orsi stated: We are working with Bell to optimize the BA-609 tiltrotor program; our goal is to certify the tiltrotor as soon as possible. His comments came in the wake of previous intimations from Bell... Read More »
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February 18, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Stephen Moss, CEO of the U.S. unit of AgustaWestland is reportedly breathing a little easier when it comes to the future of the company s VH-71 Presidential Helicopter program, which it shares with partner Lockheed Martin. In spite of a Congressional examination into the program pursuant to the... Read More »
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February 18, 2009
From Aviation Today
Stephen Moss, CEO of the U.S. unit of AgustaWestland is reportedly breathing a little easier when it comes to the future of the company s VH-71 Presidential Helicopter program, which it shares with partner Lockheed Martin. In spite of a Congressional examination into the program pursuant to the... Read More »
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February 17, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
The engineers at Lockheed Martin have upgraded a number of the UK s Merlin Mk1 helicopters with a new defensive aids suite (DAS). Lockheed, in cooperation with the Royal Navy and AgustaWestland, among others, say the system will increase survivability in front-line operations, but provided no... Read More »
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February 17, 2009
From Aviation Today
The engineers at Lockheed Martin have upgraded a number of the UK s Merlin Mk1 helicopters with a new defensive aids suite (DAS). Lockheed, in cooperation with the Royal Navy and AgustaWestland, among others, say the system will increase survivability in front-line operations, but provided no... Read More »
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February 13, 2009
From Aviation Today
Connecticut s representatives in the U.S. Congress have sent a letter to the Pentagon asking for a report that analyzes the potential advantages of reopening the contract originally award to AgustaWestland and Lockheed to build the VH-71 presidential helicopter. The contract, awarded in 2005, is... Read More »
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