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September 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Question of the Month: What do the terms power settling and settling with power mean to you? Let us know, and look for responses in a future issue. You ll find contact information below. Single-Engine IFR Your cover story, Will Single IFR Ever Return? ( R&WI, June 2015, page 22), makes clear... Read More »
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January 1, 2012
From Avionics Today
Avionics manufacturers are responding to the U.S. military s need for technologies and systems to protect pilots indegraded visual environments (DVE), such as brownouts and whiteouts. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is particularly anxious to acquire avionics systems that will assist military... Read More »
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November 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
Operating along the Côte d'Azur requires more than just having a good helicopter operation. It means dealing with normal issues greatly expanded by very, very important people. There's something mystical about the Côte d'Azur, that stretch of the Riviera that reaches from the Italian border across... Read More »
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May 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Rotorcraft manufacturers made a strong showing at the 2015 LAAD Defence & Security exhibition in Rio de Janeiro April 14-17. The Brazilian military helicopter market is dominated by Airbus. The military is procuring 50 EC725 (now H225) Cougar helicopters built in country by Avibras, a local Airbus... Read More »
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November 1, 1999
From Avionics Today
American taxpayers should be pleased. The U.S. Marine Corps has taken on an unusual upgrade program that is faithful to the service s reputation of accomplishing more with less. The program is unique because it concurrently modernizes not one, but two helicopter types, the UH-1N "Huey" and the... Read More »
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July 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
New Rolls-Royce Engine Aimed At Light Trainers Rolls-Royce is developing a 300-shp. engine for the light civil helicopter trainer market. Scott Crislip, president of Rolls-Royce Helicopter and Small Gas Turbine Engines, said the RR300 would be a derivative of the Model 250, an engine that started... Read More »
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May 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
When you think about New York City, one thing that does not come to the mind is peace and quiet. For those who live in Manhattan, or even in the outer boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island, peace and quiet is something it seems you can find anywhere else but New York. Even... Read More »
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June 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Any effort to boost rotorcraft safety will have to include a close look at the role helicopter mechanics play. OF THE VARIETY OF CAUSES OF HELICOPTER accidents, perhaps one of the most troubling is that of maintenance error. Two recent accidents illustrate the vulnerability of rotorcraft to lapses... Read More »
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October 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) is a $2.5-billion business annually in the U.S., but extremely diverse. Some of the top civil operators are privately held, making financial data scarce. And, however similar the aircraft appear to the patients inside them, no two companies are alike... Read More »
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November 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
The Sniping Continues I couldn t help but read in amazement Giovanni de Briganti s recent article concerning helicopter sniper operations as well as his assessment of allied helicopter capabilities ("Heli-Snipers Prove Effective: June 2008, page 54). I must have imagined in my mind the numerous... Read More »
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November 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
With the obvious exception of Boeing s AH-64 Apache attack helicopter, many military rotorcraft designs find their way into civilian service. The most common are the OH-58 Kiowa and the OH-6 Cayuse, which often make their way into the hangars of police departments operating start-up aviation units... Read More »
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May 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
Oil prices have been above $28 a barrel for a long time. Yet those high prices haven't spurred greater demand for offshore support services. That mystifies suppliers of those services. Rising oil prices are setting records for fuel costs in the U.S. and elsewhere. But the boom in per-barrel prices... Read More »
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April 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
Do more cooperative times lay ahead for operators seeking guidance and signoffs from the FAA on aircraft and operations upgrades such as use of night-vision goggles? The head of the FAA arm that oversees helicopters says so, and many in industry would like to set their skepticism aside and believe... Read More »
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October 26, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Bell Helicopter employees have been hearing President & CEO John Garrison use the phrase one Bell, on a mission for a while now. During an Oct. 11 interview at AUSA, he explained that the company s mission is to support the customer, with an eastern European hub coming online recently in Prague... Read More »
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March 30, 2009
From Aviation Today
Emergency Airworthiness Directive. March 23, 2009 AD 2009-07-53.Sikorsky S-92.This Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) is prompted by the failure of two main gearbox filter bowl assembly mounting studs (studs) that were found broken during a fatal accident investigation in Canada. Prior to the... Read More »
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June 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
Manufacturers are honing rotor blade and structural performance with improved designs and more composites, and repair shops are keeping pace. Think hard. Is there any part of a helicopter that s more important than the rotor blades? Even if the fuel is gone and the engines quit, it s those big... Read More »
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March 1, 2013
From Aviation Today
If you ask me what opportunities I consider to be my greatest blessings, meeting my wife would be on the top of that list. I would go on to say that serving as a helicopter pilot for the U.S. Army in Vietnam and working as a pilot for Los Angeles County fire would come in second and third. I... Read More »
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June 26, 2014
From Aviation Today
Discussions are reportedly under way in Japan to acquire a new utility helicopter for the Japanese Ground Self-Defence Force (JGSDF). The eventual procurement cycle could last a decade and be worth around $2 billion. The ambition is to replace the 150+ Bell Helicopter UH-1H/Js utility helicopters... Read More »
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November 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Airbus Helicopters offered an all-new design for Japan s new UH-X utility military helicopter and has not given up on taking over development of that 150-aircraft program from the selected contractors. Airbus aims to convince Japan that its bid... Read More »
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February 1, 2014
From Rotor & Wing
Douglas Nelms Helicopter activity at November s Dubai Airshow may not have had the drama of the multi-billion dollar orders for Boeing and Airbus jetliners, but it did prove that Middle East helicopter operations are still a growth industry. While AgustaWestland signed orders for a... Read More »
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