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September 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
Today, Sao Paulo state represents almost 34 percent of Brazil's gross national product, with this huge participation in most of the countries' activities reflected in the helicopter market. Of Brazil's nearly 1,000 civilian helicopters, roughly 455 are flying in Sao Paulo State. Of those, about... Read More »
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March 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter s Helibras subsidiary recently reached an agreement to provide spare parts and support for the Brazilian Armed Forces fleet of 50 EC725s (example shown here). Three have already entered service, with the remaining 47 set for delivery starting this year. Eurocopter The... Read More »
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March 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
HELI-EXPO HAS GROWN APACE with the industry it represents. Just as operators and manufacturers are hard-pressed to field helicopters to meet all the demand before them, visitors to the annual gathering s exhibit hall can barely find the time to see all the displays and products of interest. To... Read More »
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October 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
LCI-provided Weststar AW139. Photo courtesy of LCI Leasing rotorcraft is in vogue. Owning a helicopter these days can be an expensive, long-term investment, according to several lessors. Most of the new operating leasing entrants focus mainly on the new mid to heavy turbine ships from... Read More »
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October 1, 2013
From Aviation Today
LCI-provided Weststar AW139. Photo courtesy of LCI Leasing rotorcraft is in vogue. Owning a helicopter these days can be an expensive, long-term investment, according to several lessors. Most of the new operating leasing entrants focus mainly on the new mid to heavy turbine ships from... Read More »
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August 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
One welcome by-product of the global recession is that this year s Paris Air Show was largely free of the boring succession of multi-billion dollar deals for Airbus and Boeing airliners that have dominated past editions. And, as orders and hard news in the military fixed-wing field were also few... Read More »
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September 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
There s much to banter about as emergency medical service operators, crews and vendors gather for this month s Air Medical Transport Conference in Phoenix. New aircraft are entering the market or staking out market positions. Bell Helicopter s 429 GlobalRanger, for instance, is being readied for... Read More »
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September 1, 2014
From Rotor & Wing
Rapco, Inc. of Hartland, Wis., is a manufacturer and distributor of PMA parts for both helicopters and airplanes. Photo courtesy of Rapco A helicopter is, in fact, a very large collection of parts, most of which operate in an extremely violent fashion. Which means, of course, that they... Read More »
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September 1, 2014
From Aviation Today
Rapco, Inc. of Hartland, Wis., is a manufacturer and distributor of PMA parts for both helicopters and airplanes. Photo courtesy of Rapco A helicopter is, in fact, a very large collection of parts, most of which operate in an extremely violent fashion. Which means, of course, that they... Read More »
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January 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
The outlook for U.S. military rotorcraft programs as the Obama administration comes to power might look bleak at first glance. Incoming President Obama s defense team inherits two costly wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, a plan Obama supports to expand the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps by 92,000... Read More »
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November 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
FAA Focus on Operational Control Unsettles Industry The U.S. FAA is cracking down on how aircraft operators control, fly and market their flights, and its moves have unnerved some in the aviation industry-particularly those involved in helicopter emergency medical services. The agency's... Read More »
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December 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
In our annual effort to provide a snapshot of the hundreds of stories that appear in print, online, in e-newsletters and digital format, Rotor & Wing has assembled a list of items published from January to November 2013, with a special emphasis on stories that you may not have come across in the... Read More »
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August 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
Helicopter manufacturers are scrambling to tap into the growing market for UAVs; However, they face formidable challenges. Here's what you need to know to prosper in the 21st century. Unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, are one of the hottest topics in defense circles--and for good reason. They... Read More »
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April 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
It would be a heck of a command and leadership development exercise. Throw a military unit into action against a diffuse and unconventional foe. Then add a second fight against a similar enemy. Sustain operations at a pace for which the unit has not ever organized, trained, or budgeted. Restrict... Read More »
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April 1, 2008
From Aviation Today
It would be a heck of a command and leadership development exercise. Throw a military unit into action against a diffuse and unconventional foe. Then add a second fight against a similar enemy. Sustain operations at a pace for which the unit has not ever organized, trained, or budgeted. Restrict... Read More »
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December 1, 2013
From Aviation Today
In our annual effort to provide a snapshot of the hundreds of stories that appear in print, online, in e-newsletters and digital format, Rotor & Wing has assembled a list of items published from January to November 2013, with a special emphasis on stories that you may not have come across in the... Read More »
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October 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
EMS helicopters Down Under serve a sparse population of citizens and visitors who hunger for adventures that often leave them in dangerous predicaments. May 17 is a significant date in Australian aviation. On that date 80 years ago, the first flight of what was to become the Royal Flying Doctor... Read More »
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January 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Tilton Names New President at MD Helicopters MD Helicopters owner Lynn Tilton has named industry veteran Charles Vehlow to be president of the Mesa, Ariz. manufacturer. Tilton directly ran MD for most of 2006 after having replaced the previous top management team of Robert Rene and Randy... Read More »
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May 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Performance-based navigation (PBN) is a new form of aerial navigation currently being deployed by the FAA, ICAO and other aviation regulators worldwide. The reason is PBN supports smaller separation intervals, more direct flight paths and more flexible landing/takeoff routing for fixed-wing and... Read More »
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February 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
Anyone familiar with U.S. Navy history knows the quote attributed to David Farragut, that military service s first full admiral. In the heat of 1864 s Battle of Mobile Bay during the American Civil War, his fleet faltered when one of the ships leading the attack on the last Confederate stronghold... Read More »
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