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June 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Six U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning IIs arrived aboard the USS Wasp May 18 to begin two weeks of operational tests of the short-takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) version of the advanced fighter. The operational test will assess the integration of the F-35B while operating across a wide array of... Read More »
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June 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Six U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning IIs arrived aboard the USS Wasp May 18 to begin two weeks of operational tests of the short-takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) version of the advanced fighter. The operational test will assess the integration of the F-35B while operating across a wide array of... Read More »
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June 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
The U.S. Marine Corps is investigating the May 12 crash in Nepal of a Bell Helicopter UH-1Y that killed all eight onboard. The six Marines and two Nepalese soldiers on the helicopter were participating in disaster relief missions following a second major earthquake in Nepal. The May 12 quake... Read More »
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June 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Technological advances, like Sikorsky s X2, have long outpaced the strictures of airworthiness certification rules. International rotorcraft manufacturing leaders will be working over the next several months to define a framework for a joint review of U.S., European and Canadian... Read More »
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June 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
A modern Gazelle. Photo by Davide Olivati Forty years ago, Vought Aircraft and Sperry collaborated to produce the SA-341 IFR Gazelle. This first IFR-certified single-engine helicopter was a breakthrough. This new world of single-pilot IFR represents the removal of one of... Read More »
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June 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
The California state agency CAL FIRE and its Aviation Division have an enviable history in firefighting with aircraft. After World War II, CAL FIRE employed a variety of airplanes, such as Stearmans, TBMs and N3Ns, as air tankers. In short order, two things were learned: air tankers could play an... Read More »
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June 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Photo courtesy of Bell Bell Helicopter delivered a Bell 412EPI to Chongqing General Aviation, saying the aircraft is the first certified 412 to operate in China. The new helicopter will be used for firefightingand was outfitted with a water tank, Bambi bucket, hoist, cargo hook... Read More »
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June 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
A high operational tempo contributes to HH-60G maintenance challenges. Photo courtesy of USAF/Airman 1st Class Trevor T. McBride The U.S. Air Force is confronting a variety of issues that impede its ability to keep its helicopters ready to perform critical missions ranging... Read More »
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June 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Forty years ago, Vought Aircraft and Sperry collaborated to produce the SA-341 IFR Gazelle. This first IFR-certified single-engine helicopter was a breakthrough.This new world of single-pilot IFR represents the removal of one of the last major barriers to realizing the full potential of commercial... Read More »
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June 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
How long has Rotor & Wing International been bringing you, our readers, news from the Paris Air Show? Longer than we ve all been using the term Eurocopter. This year s edition of the biennial show the 51st is ripe with potential news. Think, A decision on Sikorsky Aircraft s future ownership ... Read More »
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May 28, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Bell Helicopter is completing final preparations for the first flight of its 525 Relentless, which it expects within weeks, the company s VP of that program told Rotor & Wing. Larry Thimmesch said the company is transitioning from manufacturing of Flight Test Aircraft No. 1 to pre-flight prep... Read More »
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May 28, 2015
From Aviation Today
Bell Helicopter is completing final preparations for the first flight of its 525 Relentless, which it expects within weeks, the company s VP of that program told Rotor & Wing. Larry Thimmesch said the company is transitioning from manufacturing of Flight Test Aircraft No. 1 to pre-flight prep... Read More »
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May 26, 2015
From Aviation Today
The MAGnificent luxury cabin interior for Bell Helicopter's 429 will soon be flying in Russia, the manufacturer says, reporting its first sale there of the light twin with that completion option. Created by Mecaer Aviation Group (MAG) of Borgomanero, Italy (northwest of Milan), the interior gives... Read More »
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May 26, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
The MAGnificent luxury cabin interior for Bell Helicopter's 429 will soon be flying in Russia, the manufacturer says, reporting its first sale there of the light twin with that completion option. Created by Mecaer Aviation Group (MAG) of Borgomanero, Italy (northwest of Milan), the interior gives... Read More »
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May 22, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Bell Helicopter has announced the signed purchase agreement for a Bell 429 at HeliRussia that will operate in extreme cold weather conditions in Siberia. The Bell 429 s superior performance in extreme cold weather conditions was a key decision factor for our client, said Alexander Evdokimov... Read More »
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May 22, 2015
From Aviation Today
Bell Helicopter has announced the signed purchase agreement for a Bell 429 at HeliRussia that will operate in extreme cold weather conditions in Siberia. The Bell 429 s superior performance in extreme cold weather conditions was a key decision factor for our client, said Alexander Evdokimov... Read More »
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May 21, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
The last week was one of highs and lows for the Bell-Boeing V-22 tiltrotor. On May 16, U.S. special-operations troops were flown into southeastern Syria to kill a senior Islamic State in Syria (ISIS) leader there. Reportedly, CV-22s from the Air Force Special Operations joined Sikorsky Aircraft... Read More »
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May 21, 2015
From Aviation Today
The last week was one of highs and lows for the Bell-Boeing V-22 tiltrotor. On May 16, U.S. special-operations troops were flown into southeastern Syria to kill a senior Islamic State in Syria (ISIS) leader there. Reportedly, CV-22s from the Air Force Special Operations joined Sikorsky Aircraft... Read More »
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May 21, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Bell Helicopter has received approval from Brazil s Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC), the national civil aviation authority of Brazil, for three of its products applicable on Bell 407 platforms to be distributed through its Aeronautical Accessories brand. Specifically designed for the Bell... Read More »
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May 21, 2015
From Aviation Today
Bell Helicopter has received approval from Brazil s Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC), the national civil aviation authority of Brazil, for three of its products applicable on Bell 407 platforms to be distributed through its Aeronautical Accessories brand. Specifically designed for the Bell... Read More »
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