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September 23, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Modern Day Marine 2016 kicks off next week from Sept. 27 to 29. This event, co-sponsored by Marine Military Expos and Marine Corps Base, Quantico, is a military equipment, systems, services and technology exposition. Nearly 400 exhibitors will have booths, including Bell Helicopter, Boeing... Read More »
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September 23, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
More than 26,000 attendees are expected to visit 600 displays in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. during the Assn. of the U.S. Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition Oct. 3 to 5. The long list of exhibitors includes Airbus Group, Sikorsky and Bell Helicopter. This... Read More »
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September 23, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
After decades of Pentagon neglect punctuated by false starts on several helicopter projects run by the U.S. Army and one by the Navy, U.S. military vertical-lift aviation is poised to achieve historic advances, contributor Richard Whittle writes in the October issue of Rotor & Wing International. ... Read More »
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September 23, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
One day in September 2015, a young girl in Raleigh, North Carolina, said to the Air Line Pilots Assn., "This is the best day of my life!" That girl had just experienced Women in Aviation International's (WAI) first-ever Girls in Aviation Day (GAD). On Sept. 24, girls around the globe will, once... Read More »
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September 22, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The U.S. Marine Corps' 2016 Aviation Plan outlines a need for an aircraft, which Bell Helicopter thinks it can satisfy with its new V-247 Vigilant. Presented to the public for the first time Thursday via miniature model, the V-247 is a single-engine, tiltrotor, Group 5 unmanned aircraft system. No... Read More »
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September 16, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Along with its public listing plan, government-owned Pawan Hans has finalized a new business plan, according to news reports. By 2027, the Indian national helicopter company hopes to increase revenue by nearly three times the amount it saw in 2015 to 2016. Pawan Hans is set to hit the market by... Read More »
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September 12, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The first Arrius 2R engine to be made in the U.S. was delivered by Safran Helicopter Engines on schedule. Powering the Bell Helicopter 505 Jet Ranger X, the engine was assembled in Safran's facility in Grand Prairie, Texas. Up until that point, all units had been assembled at Safran's headquarters... Read More »
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September 9, 2016
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Magazine 09-09-2016] Performance-Based Navigation (PBN) and the deployment of new routes using satellite-based navigation to pilot aircraft with greater precision and accuracy is one of the most significant initiatives within the FAA's overall NextGen airspace modernization program... Read More »
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September 8, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
A Bell Helicopter 429 crashed in central Slovakia Wednesday night while on a medical transport mission. All four onboard were killed. Details about a possible cause for the crash have not yet been released, but Slovak news outlets have reported that witnesses heard the helicopter making strange... Read More »
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September 7, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The rotorcraft market in South America is still alive, despite the industry-wide decline in demand. Companies worldwide are not shying away from the market there, as was evident in the orders from the 13th annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE) in São Paulo... Read More »
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September 6, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Philippine operator PhilJets purchased two Airbus Helicopters H130s, adding to its existing fleet of five helicopters. Delivery is expected to be completed by December. The aviation startup began about three years ago and provides services including charter, aircraft management and maintenance in... Read More »
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September 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Gyro Stabilized Systems (GSS) has launched the first fully digital electronic newsgathering aerial camera to be used on a Bell Helicopter 407 in New York City. The company partnered with Total Traffic and Weather Network to provide a B516 camera for the helicopter, which belongs to news service... Read More »
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August 31, 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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August 31, 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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August 31, 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 31, 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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August 29, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Photo courtesy of Bell Helicopter The Turkish National Police's and General Directorate of Forestry's fleets of Bell Helicopter 429s have reached a 95% operational availability rate, Bell said Monday. The helicopters support public safety, firefighting and forest... Read More »
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August 25, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The Frasca Bell Helicopter 407 Level 7 flight training device at the Helicopter Flight Training Center has been FAA-certified for night-vision goggle (NVG) capabilities. The certification allows the training center to switch the cockpit from analog to glass for inadvertent instrument... Read More »
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August 17, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
A Hawaiian helicopter tour operator has signed up its fleet of Bell Helicopter 407s for the manufacturer's Customer Advantage Plan. This marks the first helicopter tour company to enroll in this service. Bell's plans provide customers with coverage solutions for daily operations. Paradise... Read More »
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August 9, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
SkyTrac systems will automate crew position and flight reports and track airframe maintenance metrics for Universal Helicopters' AS350, and Bell Helicopter 206 and 407 aircraft. The systems will allow Universal Helicopters Newfoundland Ltd. to transmit accurate flight data from its aircraft back... Read More »
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