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September 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Air medical operators in the U.S. face an ongoing period of consolidation and political standoff that will likely foil efforts in the short term to improve compensation for their services. That environment is keeping pressure on operators to pare costs with greater efficiencies within their... Read More »
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September 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The global glut of oil may be showing signs of easing, but such promise cannot be fulfilled soon enough for helicopter operators supporting oil and gas exploration and production or their aircraft makers and vendors. Oil prices were flirting with the $50-a-barrel mark at press time in mid-August... Read More »
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September 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The U.S. Army National Guard is pushing for more aircraft with rescue hoists, civilian-band radios and infrared (IR) sensors to improve its ability to support civil emergency response agencies. It s not easy for state Guard units to acquire critical capabilities and products necessary to respond... Read More »
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September 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
With the largest multi-sport event in the world held this summer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, security became a major concern for tourists and visiting athletes. Reports of armed robberies, attacks and other criminal activity prompted Olympic committees and local officials to issue travel warnings... Read More »
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September 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
By 2020, all Part 27 and Part 29 rotorcraft flying in the U.S. must be equipped with DO-260B ADS-B compliant transponders and GPS receivers. Owners and operators have experienced a lack of variety and affordability of such gear, as well as regulatory hurdles to ADS-B installations. Now, it appears... Read More »
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September 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Top industry leaders will share their expertise in applying new and emerging technologies to meet business and operational goals with helicopter owners and operators at R&WI s Rotorcraft Technology Summit in Texas this month. Following on last year s inaugural Rotorcraft Certification Summit... Read More »
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August 30, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Waypoint Leasing Ltd. has closed a lease agreement with Calquin Helicopters S.A. for an Airbus Helicopters AS350 B3. The aircraft will transition from firefighting in Europe to high-altitude utility missions in the Andes Mountains. This is Waypoint's 17th re-lease. "The underutilized heavy... Read More »
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August 30, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
A UH-72A Lakota. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army A U.S. court has backed Leonardo's challenge to the U.S. Army's contract with Airbus Helicopters for 16 more UH-72A Lakota helicopters and has given the service six months to justify that contract award, re-compete it or drop... Read More »
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August 29, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Denmark is the newest country to operate Airbus Helicopters' H175. Including Mexico, the Netherlands, Scotland and Ghana, the aircraft is now operating in five countries. In Denmark, the seven-ton helicopter will support operator NHV Group's oil and gas transportation missions for Maersk Oil in... Read More »
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August 26, 2016
From Avionics Today
China Airlines A350XWB. Photo: Airbus [Avionics Today 08-26-2016] The first Airbus A350 XWB for China Airlines (CAL) has rolled out from cabin furnishing and engine installation at the Airbus Toulouse Final Assembly Line. The aircraft is now ready to proceed to further ground and... Read More »
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August 25, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The Alabama National Guard has deployed an additional helicopter to the southern U.S. border. It is the latest Guard unit to support counter-drug and immigration control operations along the frontier with Mexico. The state dispatched a second Airbus Helicopters UH-72A and one pilot to Marana... Read More »
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August 25, 2016
From Avionics Today
A baby born four-hours into a Cebu Pacific flight from Dubai to Manilla was gifted 1 million free air miles by the airline this week. Now how s that for airline perks? Don t worry, this week s news quiz will be significantly less painful than giving birth, but the feeling of victory when you blow... Read More »
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August 25, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Photo courtesy of Airbus Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first H175 to be operated in the Americas. The helicopter arrived in Mexico, where it has joined the fleet of Transportes Aereos Pegaso for air transport in the offshore industry off the Gulf of Mexico. It will... Read More »
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August 24, 2016
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Magazine 08-24-2016] Inmarsat has issued Final Type Approval (FTA) for Honeywell Aerospace s JetWave hardware, which enables broadband connectivity for aircraft under the new Global Xpress (GX) Aviation satellite network. Approval follows certification of the hardware by the FAA and EASA... Read More »
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August 23, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
At least two groups are accepting donations to help emergency responders afflicted by this month s severe flooding in Louisiana. More than 20 parishes (or counties) surrounding Baton Rouge and Lafayette in the southeastern part of the state were flooded after an intense rainstorm stalled over the... Read More »
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August 23, 2016
From Avionics Today
First commercial A380 flight lands in Rio. Photo: Airbus [Avionics Today 08-23-2016] The first commercial A380 flight to Rio, Brazil has landed in RIOgaleao Tom Jobim International Airport on Aug. 22. The Paris-Rio Air France flight was specifically scheduled on the occasion of the... Read More »
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August 23, 2016
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Today 08-23-2016] The Airbus Perlan II stratospheric glider is currently en route to Argentina for its mission, to set a new world gliding high-altitude record by soaring to 90,000 feet. Now, the team of engineers, pilots and researchers of the Airbus Perlan Mission II team are waiting... Read More »
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August 22, 2016
From Avionics Today
China Airlines A350-900. Photo: Lufthansa Technik [Avionics Today 08-22-2016] Lufthansa Technik and Taiwan-based China Airlines have entered into a new long-term agreement for component services for China Airlines Airbus A350 fleet. Lufthansa Technik has been responsible for supplying... Read More »
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August 19, 2016
From Avionics Today
AeroMod installing the IFE system on Philippine Airlines aircraft. Photo: SITAOnAir [Avionics Today 08-19-2016] AeroMod International and SITAOnAir have partnered to install SITAOnAir wireless In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) services on Philippine Airlines. The rapid installation program... Read More »
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August 18, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Even against the backdrop of a clear blue sky, there is no doubting the sheer size of the Russian-built Mi-26 helicopter. But it's only when the aircraft lands that observers are truly able to appreciate the magnitude of the helicopter, the world's largest. Designed and built by Moscow-based Mil... Read More »
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