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November 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
Accidents (and a persistent accident rate) are prodding device makers and flight trainings to develop tools and courses to boost decision-making, mission skills. TALK ABOUT BEING PREPARED. THE STORY GOES THAT when a shoulder-launched missile scored a direct hit on the engine of a C-17 Globemaster... Read More »
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August 9, 2010
From Aviation Today
The U.S. helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) industry may be facing another troubling year, as the number of fatal accidents is again on the rise after scoring a remarkably safe year in 2009. For the HEMS industry, 2008 was the deadliest year on record with eight fatal accidents totaling... Read More »
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August 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
On a clear day, eastern South Dakota appears to be a benevolent setting for helicopter flight. The landscape is as flat as a hospital bed, and it appears covered by a giant patchwork quilt, created by the checkerboard design of farm fields. The razor-edge horizon allows a view of blue skies as far... Read More »
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July 2, 2014
From Aviation Today
In the case of most helicopter door and window modifications, necessity is certainly the mother of invention. An independent company talks with operators, surveys the market, and designs a modification that makes a product better or easier to use. Air tour operators want maximum visibility for... Read More »
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July 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Each day across America, millions of people are able to look up and see one of the most visible champions for general aviation hard at work: the helicopter. Rotary-wing aircraft perform vital missions for the U.S. armed forces, law enforcement, medical and humanitarian operators, transportation... Read More »
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July 2, 2014
From Rotor & Wing
In the case of most helicopter door and window modifications, necessity is certainly the mother of invention. An independent company talks with operators, surveys the market, and designs a modification that makes a product better or easier to use. Air tour operators want maximum visibility for... Read More »
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September 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Airbus Helicopters EC145/H145 has proven itself a successful multi-mission competitor in both civil and military applications. Photo courtesy of Airbus Uncertain economic and political times like those that persist around the world today have many effects. When it comes to... Read More »
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December 5, 2014
From Aviation Today
Attendees at Heli-Expo 2014 examine the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X. Photo by Rotor & Wing Staff On Nov. 10, Bell s newest helicopter design, the 505 Jet Ranger X successfully completed its first flight. Conducted at the company s Mirabel, Quebec, manufacturing facility, the... Read More »
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June 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
Steve Townes equates industry consolidation to a barroom fight. His Ranger Aerospace firm has bulked up with Keystone Helicopter. Now, he says, get ready to rumble. Chat with Keystone Helicopter Corp.'s top managers in their headquarters office's wood-paneled first-floor conference room for 20... Read More »
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December 5, 2014
From Rotor & Wing
Attendees at Heli-Expo 2014 examine the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X. Photo by Rotor & Wing Staff On Nov. 10, Bell s newest helicopter design, the 505 Jet Ranger X successfully completed its first flight. Conducted at the company s Mirabel, Quebec, manufacturing facility, the... Read More »
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November 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Bell has turned its tiltrotor attention to the V-22, as the manufacturer is in the final stages of selling its interest in the BA609 joint venture to AgustaWestland. Bell Photos Bell Helicopter CEO John Garrison knew exactly what he wanted to talk about when sitting down for an Oct. 11... Read More »
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September 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
By Thierry Dubois Fly-by-wire controls on civil turbine helicopters may be in the offing at last, as all major manufacturers Sikorsky, Bell, Eurocopter and AgustaWestland have some sort of research and development (R&D) work under way to have such technology certified, although they hardly admit... Read More »
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January 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
"This special report has evolved into a significant reference source for helicopter operators of all types." Welcome to the 2007 edition of the Annual Reports edition of our magazine. During the past few years, this special report has evolved into a significant reference source for helicopter... Read More »
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June 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
This year s 100th show could prove to be a not-to-be-missed event. On June 15, the 2009 "Salon de L Aéronautique et de L Espace" will open, becoming the 48th Paris Air Show and celebrating its 100 anniversary since starting as a small exhibition for aeroplanes in the Grand Palais of Paris, just... Read More »
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April 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Blending the benefits of modern cockpit technologies with well-proven airframe and engine reliability and a history of performing similar missions, the EC145 is a good fit for the U.S. Army's Light Utility Helicopter requirements. In the rapidly changing world of military helicopter operations... Read More »
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April 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
February's annual HAI gathering in California was a busy and productive event for operators and suppliers alike. Here's a rundown of some highlights. Airframes Talk of New Aircraft, Government Help A new species of eagle is soaring through the skies. She is the Global Eagle, the newest upgrade for... Read More »
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October 9, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Australasia s first Robinson R66 in flight over Sydney. Imported by Heliflite, the region s longest-serving R66 distributor. Australia s helicopter industry is set to have its first representative body since the collapse in 2008 of the former Helicopter Association of Australasia... Read More »
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October 9, 2012
From Aviation Today
Australasia s first Robinson R66 in flight over Sydney. Imported by Heliflite, the region s longest-serving R66 distributor. Australia s helicopter industry is set to have its first representative body since the collapse in 2008 of the former Helicopter Association of Australasia... Read More »
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October 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
This year s Helitech International, organized by Reed Exhibitions and run in association with the European Helicopter Assn. (EHA), will open at the RAI Amsterdam from Oct. 11 to 13. The major civil rotorcraft industry event in Europe is attracting thousands of participants with promises of new... Read More »
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August 1, 2012
From Aviation Today
Nondestructive testing (NDT) of helicopters via ultrasonics is an essential facet of any maintenance and manufacturing program. NDT is a cost-effective way to quality check rotorcraft components and structures for defects, thickness, cracks, flaws and other problems without tearing apart your... Read More »
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