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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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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, 2007
From Avionics Today
Chew: ATO Hitting Targets Russell G. Chew came to FAA in 2003 to head the agency s first "performance-based" Air Traffic Organization (ATO). His recent departure came in the midst of the critical transition to a satellite-based air traffic management system. Chew, a former American Airlines pilot... 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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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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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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March 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
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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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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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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November 1, 2012
From Aviation Today
Proper engine maintenance guarantees a long-lasting, efficient source of power for the helicopter. Regular and thorough helicopter engine maintenance ensures safety, compliance with legal obligations, peace of mind, and enhanced flying pleasure. According to the Helicopter... Read More »
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November 1, 2014
From Aviation Today
These Diamond J, Inc. torque and turbine outlet temperature gauges installed in a Bell 206B3 catch everything, including this 103 percent for one second torque. Photo by Mark Colborn The engine quit, is a common claim or perception by pilots following an uncontrolled... Read More »
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November 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Proper engine maintenance guarantees a long-lasting, efficient source of power for the helicopter. Regular and thorough helicopter engine maintenance ensures safety, compliance with legal obligations, peace of mind, and enhanced flying pleasure. According to the Helicopter... Read More »
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November 1, 2014
From Rotor & Wing
These Diamond J, Inc. torque and turbine outlet temperature gauges installed in a Bell 206B3 catch everything, including this 103 percent for one second torque. Photo by Mark Colborn The engine quit, is a common claim or perception by pilots following an uncontrolled... Read More »
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December 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
Change Behind, Change Ahead December brings to a close a tumultuous year for the rotorcraft industry. It began with cancellation of the U.S. Army's long-delayed, multi-billion-dollar RAH-66 Comanche armed reconnaissance and scout helicopter. Then, combat losses in Iraq highlighted the defensive... Read More »
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April 1, 2008
From Aviation Today
PRODUCTS | AIRFRAMES Bell Helicopter is reorganizing its engineering shop and going outside for managers. Among its new hires is long-time tilt-rotor critic Nick Lappos. In a March 19 e-mail to employees, Bell President and CEO Richard Millman said Lappos, a 32-year veteran of Sikorsky Aircraft... Read More »
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September 20, 2010
From Aviation Today
NTSB investigators say the Air Evac Lifeteam Bell 206L-1 helicopter (N62AE) that crashed Aug. 31 near Walnut Grove, Arkansas broke up in flight. The fatal accident raised the total for the year to six fatal Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) crashes taking 16 lives. The crash occurred... Read More »
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March 26, 2015
From Aviation Today
Bell Helicopter has announced multiple letters of intent (LOIs) with three Middle Eastern operators. The company received a LOI from BBM Inc. for a Bell 505 Jet Ranger X and a Bell 525 Relentless, from K Aircraft Leasing for two Bell 525s, and from Wallan Aviation for a Bell 525. BBM Inc. s Bell... Read More »
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April 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
The EH101/US101 proposed as the new U.S. presidential helicopter has both proven performance and combat experience-and it flies well, too. The competition between the AgustaWestland US101 and Sikorsky S-92 for a new presidential helicopter is drawing to a close, with the winner expected to be... Read More »
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March 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Bell Helicopter is targeting the 505 JetRanger X for certification later this year. Photos courtesy of Textron Inc. Bell Helicopter is stepping up marketing of its newest civil aircraft as testing progresses on the super-medium twin 525 Relentless and the light single 505... Read More »
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February 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
How to Pick a New Aircraft I'm writing in response to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency ordering the Eurocopter EC120 and the Bell 430 for border-patrol missions ("Eurocopter, Bell Bag Border Patrol Orders," November 2004, p.8). Once again, this story provides the readers with a... Read More »
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