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March 8, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Helicopter makers and other industry representatives are to gather in Florida's Panhandle tomorrow to review the U.S. Navy's helicopter training program in preparation for proposals to replace it. The Naval Air Systems Command is hosting an industry day March 9 at Naval Air Station Whiting Field... Read More »
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March 7, 2016
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Today 03-07-2016] FreeFlight Systems has obtained an Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) Out Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificate for a series of Airbus, Bell and Robinson Part 27 helicopters. Peregrine provided the engineering services required to... Read More »
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March 4, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Bell Helicopter Textron CEO Mitch Snyder wants to cut the price of the V-280 tilt-rotor aircraft in half, and he's identified a number of techniques to accomplish that. Snyder said Bell is moving toward a fixed engine to reduce complexity. The V-280 will also use a straight wing, he said, to... Read More »
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March 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
It s snowing where I am tonight. This reminds me of a snowstorm many years ago on Jan. 13, 1982. I wasn t a pilot yet. In fact, I was so new, if there were a coffee run that had to be made for the sergeants back at the station, it was I who got stuck with it. But that evening, I was on the road... Read More »
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March 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Bell Helicopter launched new aftermarket service plans Tuesday during a booth event at Heli-Expo. The company also announced CareFlite has signed on as the service's first customer. The "Customer Advantage Plans" provides customers with coverage solutions for their operations and offers two plans... Read More »
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March 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Jeff Pino, former president of Sikorsky Aircraft and vice chairman of XTI Aircraft, died Feb. 5. Photo courtesy of XTI Aircraft Company A legend in aviation, Jeff Pino, was killed Feb. 5 when his P-51D crashed in Maricopa, Arizona. Pino had a long and distinguished aerospace career... Read More »
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March 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The U.S. Navy wants to replace its TH-57 Sea Rangers, shown on the runway at Naval Air Station Whiting Field, Florida, in 2014, with IFR-certificated aircraft that are part of an Advanced Helicopter Training System. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Navy / Petty Officer 1st Class Karlton... Read More »
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March 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Robinson Deliveries Rise; Dollar Slows Growth Photo courtesy of Robinson Helicopter Robinson Helicopter delivered 347 aircraft in 2015, a modest 5.5% increase from the 329 it delivered in 2014, the company said last month. The ... Read More »
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March 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Bell Helicopter is targeting the 505 JetRanger X for certification later this year. Photos courtesy of Textron Inc. Bell Helicopter is stepping up marketing of its newest civil aircraft as testing progresses on the super-medium twin 525 Relentless and the light single 505... Read More »
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March 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Photo courtesy of Metro Aviation If you travel by air enough, you have probably had the pleasure of experiencing a maintenance delay with an airline. Even though the largest global carriers have factory-supported service centers and back-up aircraft at their disposal, a break-down or... Read More »
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March 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
(Above) Research at NASA Langley Research Center has involved dummies and a test helicopter to test crash forces. Occupant protection measures include rotorcraft seat/harness systems able to withstand downward acceleration forces of as much as 30 g. Photos courtesy of NASA Langley Research Center... Read More »
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March 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Helicopter OEMs will need to implement various safety technologies by 2020. Photos courtesy of the U.S. Air Force, Heli Tirol and Erickson Inc. Over the last year, the FAA has actively engaged with the industry to address avionics issues associated with Automatic Dependent... Read More »
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February 29, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Bell Helicopter President and CEO Mitch Snyder emphasized a focus on innovation for the future in terms of both disruptive and leap-forward technologies in its future aircraft. At a Feb. 29 press conference during Heli-Expo, Snyder explained Bell's innovation falls in three parts: safety... Read More »
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February 28, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Genesys Aerosystems has applied for an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the installation of its Helicopter Stability Augmentation System (HeliSAS) and two-axis autopilot aboard Airbus EC120 Colibri light-turbine helicopters. Genesys' director of sales and marketing, Jamie Luster... Read More »
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February 25, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Global aerospace and defense contractor AAR [Booth 2604] now offers a broad range of aftermarket support services for helicopter operators, including parts sales, engineering and total life-cycle support programs, under its new Rotorcraft Services business division. With Rotorcraft Services, AAR... Read More »
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February 25, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Bell Helicopter told R&WI that the automatic systems onboard its in-development 525 Relentless are demonstrating the ability to reduce start-up times. The company said the 525 fly-by-wire system includes a self-diagnostic capability that before flight rapidly "pulse-checks" system components that... Read More »
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February 25, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Air Evac Lifeteam has selected a completely integrated Garmin avionics suite for its fleet of Bell 206 and Bell 407 helicopters, said Garmin International Inc. This Night Vision Goggle (NVG)-compatible upgrade consists of the G500H glass flight display, GTNTM 650 touchscreen GPS/NAV/COMM and GTR... Read More »
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February 23, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Bell Helicopter [Booth 317] will showcase nearly all of its commercial product line while highlighting its advanced technology its next-generation tiltrotor aircraft. Its opening event on March 1 at 11:30 a.m. will provide opportunities for attendees to learn more about its aircraft on display... Read More »
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February 19, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Mitch Snyder on Oct. 15, 2015, succeeded John Garrison as Bell Helicopter's president. A 30-year aerospace and defense veteran, Snyder has held several leadership positions in his 11 years with Bell in 2004. He led a number of Bell's most strategic initiatives, including overall operation of its... Read More »
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February 16, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
A new president has taken the reins at Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Ltd. as that manufacturing unit adjusts to changing market conditions and shifting production approaches. Cynthia Garneau, an 11-year veteran of the company based in the Montreal suburb of Mirabel, Quebec, took over as president... Read More »
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