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March 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Korean War helicopter pilot, World War II fighter pilot, author, artist, great-grandfather. Many people would relish in accomplishing just one of these goals. For Richard C. Kirkland, that s just where his story begins. Among his honors are the Distinguished Flying Cross, six Air Medals and the... Read More »
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February 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky Uncovers CH-53K Virtual Reality Center Sikorsky s new virtual reality center in Stratford, Conn. will help designers address assembly and maintenance issues for the CH-53K. Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky Aircraft has... Read More »
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February 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
PRODUCTS | AIRFRAMES When one envisions Russia, an image of a helicopter must come to mind. If it is not the first thing that does, a helicopter certainly is in the top 10, straight after "vast land" and "bad roads." Deteriorating regional airport infrastructure, which impedes airplane operations... Read More »
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May 1, 2012
From Aviation Today
AVX Aircraft Company is currently studying a Joint Multi Role concept under a U.S. Army contract. Shown in the inset are three Army conceptual designs for the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) program showing (top to bottom) tiltrotor, single rotor and coaxial configurations. Here s a grim... Read More »
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December 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Steeped in orders and contracts, the industry confronted the challenge in the last year of delivering on its commitments. 2007 BEGAN FILLED WITH PROMISE. Forecasts were for steady growth in civil helicopter markets over the next 5-10 years. Engine maker Honeywell predicted the market for new... Read More »
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May 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
AVX Aircraft Company is currently studying a Joint Multi Role concept under a U.S. Army contract. Shown in the inset are three Army conceptual designs for the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) program showing (top to bottom) tiltrotor, single rotor and coaxial configurations. Here s a grim... Read More »
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February 1, 2006
From Aviation Today
Health and usage monitoring systems (HUMS), initially developed for the larger twin-engine helicopters flown to offshore rigs in the North Sea, are becoming more affordable, more capable and more commonplace in the rotorcraft industry. These systems, which have been around for some 30 years, are... Read More »
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September 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Frasca Introduces Bell 206 FTD at ALEA Bell's Customer Training Academy at Texas' Alliance Airport will take delivery of the first of Frasca International's new Mentor-H flight training devices, which Frasca debuted at the Airborne Law Enforcement Assn.'s convention in New Orleans in July. The... Read More »
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June 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
The 60th anniversary show brings some things old, many things new. In its 60th anniversary year, the Farnborough Air Show will have visitors reminiscing of the old and embracing the new. This year s biennial show coincides with two other significant anniversaries: the 100th anniversary of the... Read More »
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November 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
The international helicopter industry appears to be going into an era of prosperity following decades of flatness. That's the good news. The bad news is what's helping it along. OVER THE PAST TWO YEARS, CIVIL HELICOPTER OEMS have been filling their order books, with both Bell and Sikorsky on track... Read More »
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December 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
This Howard County (Md.) Police helicopter is typical of many Bell 407s equipped for police work. Under its belly are a nose-mounted video/forward-looking infrared camera system, a digital downlink antenna mounted amidships, and an aft-mounted searchlight. Photos by Ernie Stephens ... Read More »
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July 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The U.S. Coast Guard s Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron is tasked with stopping illegal drug-running boats On Sep. 18, 2015, a sheriff s deputy from San Bernardino, California, employed the use of deadly physical force to stop a dangerous fleeing suspect in a vehicle on the... Read More »
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March 6, 2015
From Aviation Today
Bell Helicopter has announced that SECO International of Japan has entered into a letter of intent to order 10 Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters. The announcement was made as part of a formal signing ceremony at Bell Helicopter s booth during HAI Heli-Expo 2015, in Orlando, Fla. Photo courtesy of... Read More »
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March 6, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Bell Helicopter has announced that SECO International of Japan has entered into a letter of intent to order 10 Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters. The announcement was made as part of a formal signing ceremony at Bell Helicopter s booth during HAI Heli-Expo 2015, in Orlando, Fla. Photo courtesy of... Read More »
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November 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Karem Aircraft is designing its TR36 technology demonstrator for the U.S. Army s Joint Multi-Role competition. Images courtesy of Karem Aircraft As soon as the U.S. Army s Aviation and Missile Research... Read More »
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July 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
A group of six high-ranking officials from AgustaWestland, Bell Helicopter, Boeing, Eurocopter, Lockheed Martin and Sikorsky took part in a CEO panel on May 21 during the American Helicopter Society (AHS) International s Forum 69 in Phoenix, Ariz. Rotor & Wing International Bureau Chief Andrew... Read More »
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July 1, 2012
From Aviation Today
U.S. Park Police Bell 412EP performing an ice rescue scenario while training for SAR. United States Park Police When asked to list some U.S. government law enforcement agencies, outfits such as the FBI and Secret Service come... Read More »
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July 1, 2013
From Aviation Today
A group of six high-ranking officials from AgustaWestland, Bell Helicopter, Boeing, Eurocopter, Lockheed Martin and Sikorsky took part in a CEO panel on May 21 during the American Helicopter Society (AHS) International s Forum 69 in Phoenix, Ariz. Rotor & Wing International Bureau Chief Andrew... Read More »
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November 1, 2013
From Aviation Today
Karem Aircraft is designing its TR36 technology demonstrator for the U.S. Army s Joint Multi-Role competition. Images courtesy of Karem Aircraft As soon as the U.S. Army s Aviation and Missile Research... Read More »
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February 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Armed with a slew of accident analyses, the oil and gas industry is prodding operators and manufacturers to make helicopter operations as safe as airline travel. Here's why. The International Helicopter Safety Symposium last September in Montreal launched a collaborative effort to reduce the... Read More »
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