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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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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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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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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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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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June 26, 2014
From Rotor & Wing
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 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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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June 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
A big ship, AgustaWestland's contender for the U.S. Army's Light Utility Helicopter competition is a strong, agile, pilot-friendly machine that provides an efficient cabin for LUH missions. There is no denying that every helicopter manufacturer in the universe is trying to wow the flying community... 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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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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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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December 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
BLR Aerospace Dual Tail Boom Strakes and FastFin This kit, which includes fin and the strakes, is currently certified for the Bell 204, 205, 212, and UH-1 series of helicopters. Certification on the Bell 412 is expected in the second quarter of 2010, and... Read More »
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April 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
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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