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July 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Underestimating Weight According to the NTSB, the pilot of a Bell 206L departing on a sightseeing flight lifted the helicopter to a hover and turned west. When he realized the wind was from the northeast, he turned right about 270 deg. and initiated a southeasterly takeoff run. During the... Read More »
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December 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
R&W gets an exclusive rundown on Piasecki Aircraft s latest effort to develop a compound helicopter THE PIASECKI VECTORED-THRUST DUCTED PROPELLER (VTDP) compound-helicopter demonstrator, dubbed the X-49A in May 2003, was conceived to answer a need for affordable rotary-wing performance and... Read More »
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July 23, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Bell Helicopter has delivered the last of four Bell 429s to the New York Police Department (NYPD), commemorating the delivery July 16 at the Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) Expo in Houston, Texas. The NYPD has two Bell 412EPs, a Bell 407 and now four Bell 429s in service for missions... Read More »
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February 11, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Bell Helicopter has a signed agreement with Erickson Incorporated to assume product support responsibility of the Bell 214 B and ST models, including spare parts supply, technical assistance, maintenance training, and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services. The agreement will extend the... Read More »
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December 11, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Bell Helicopter has announced it will install the final assembly line for the new five-seat short light single (SLS) at Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) in Louisiana. There, the company plans to create 115 direct jobs and an estimated 136 indirect jobs. The investment in equipment and tooling is... Read More »
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December 11, 2013
From Aviation Today
Bell Helicopter has announced it will install the final assembly line for the new five-seat short light single (SLS) at Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) in Louisiana. There, the company plans to create 115 direct jobs and an estimated 136 indirect jobs. The investment in equipment and tooling is... Read More »
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January 1, 2014
From Rotor & Wing
Switzerland may be known for many things; its financial institutions, fine chocolate, hand-made timepieces and tremendous scenery including one of the most foreboding mountains in Europe, the Eiger. But one thing that would not be on many lists would be an indigenous helicopter. So the unveiling... Read More »
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May 6, 2014
From Aviation Today
Technology is, and always will be, one of the cornerstones of Rotor & Wing s editorial coverage, and the May issue is dedicated to the subject. It is often said that military technology is 10 years ahead of civil/commercial technology. Around 10 years after the cancellation of the Boeing-Sikorsky... Read More »
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February 11, 2015
From Aviation Today
Bell Helicopter has a signed agreement with Erickson Incorporated to assume product support responsibility of the Bell 214 B and ST models, including spare parts supply, technical assistance, maintenance training, and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services. The agreement will extend the... Read More »
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November 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Helicopter vibration adversely affects rotor blade structural integrity, component life, firewalls, instrumentation, structural members, and operator comfort and control. Despite large reductions in vibration due to improved helicopter design, the current overall levels (approximately 0.05 to... Read More »
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June 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
WIND IS DEFINED BY WEBSTER S dictionary as a strong current of air. Although simple in definition, the effects of wind on an aircraft can be profound. To a pilot wind can be a friend or a foe, depending on its direction. Yet pilots seem to underestimate the consequences of this natural force... Read More »
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July 6, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Fort Worth, Texas-based Bell Helicopter has delivered the initial OH-58 A2D wartime replacement cabin to the U.S. Army. During a conference call on June 30 with reporters, Army and Bell officials provided an update on the progress of the program, which converts existing OH-58A models with a... Read More »
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May 6, 2014
From Rotor & Wing
Technology is, and always will be, one of the cornerstones of Rotor & Wing s editorial coverage, and the May issue is dedicated to the subject. It is often said that military technology is 10 years ahead of civil/commercial technology. Around 10 years after the cancellation of the Boeing-Sikorsky... Read More »
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January 12, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Transport Canada has granted approval for a 500-lb. increase to the weight of the Bell 429. The move increases the maximum gross weight of the helicopter to 7,500 lbs., which gives operators additional range to take better advantage of the helicopter s IFR/WAAS capabilities, according to Larry... Read More »
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September 25, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
London-based Avincis Group (Stand G50) is taking Helitech International 2013 by storm. In addition to teaming with Bristow Group (Stand E80) and CHC to examine safety practices following a CAA review into North Sea offshore operations, the company has reached agreements with helicopter makers... Read More »
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August 13, 2014
From Rotor & Wing
On Monday, August 11, Bell Helicopter conducted a safety symposium for helicopter pilots and technicians in Brazil at the Sao Paulo World Trade Center. The symposium began in 2013 and is meant to educate pilots while maintaining safety practices and applications that can be implemented into daily... Read More »
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March 24, 2009
From Aviation Today
A superseding Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) has been issued by the FAA to correct the applicability of Emergency AD 2009-07-51 issued on March 17, 2009. The Emergency AD requires, before further flight, inspecting each cyclic control lever assembly (lever assembly) to determine if it is... Read More »
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January 12, 2012
From Aviation Today
Transport Canada has granted approval for a 500-lb. increase to the weight of the Bell 429. The move increases the maximum gross weight of the helicopter to 7,500 lbs., which gives operators additional range to take better advantage of the helicopter s IFR/WAAS capabilities, according to Larry... Read More »
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September 1, 2007
From Avionics Today
Companies Drawn to Puerto Rico, Open Facilities Puerto Rico is looking to gain a foothold in the aerospace industry by offering companies the right combination of offshore tax benefits and United States oversight. The Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company (PRIDCO) is promoting the U.S... Read More »
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July 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
PRODUCTS | AIRFRAMES Bell Helicopter has achieved Joint Aviation Regulations Operations 3 (JAR-OPS 3) certification of its Model s 412EP. The manufacturer claims it is the first legacy helicopter to complete a European Aviation Safety Administration (EASA) Joint Operation Evaluation Board (JOEB)... Read More »
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