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February 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
: Sikorsky Plays Politics Sikorsky has laid down the political gauntlet in the VXX presidential helicopter competition with the introduction last month of its "all-American" VH-92 contracting team: Flight Safety International simulation and training; L-3 Communications mission... Read More »
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March 1, 2004
From Aviation Today
The skies over Rialto, California are sweetened by a familiar sound these days. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's (SBSD) Aviation Division's gorgeous Sikorsky H-3 is now the "Big Iron" in the Valley, with just over a hundred hours on the clock since she arrived. With all her whistles and bells... Read More »
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February 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
To the uninitiated, the small sprag clutch rotating along in the drive-train of a helicopter seems somewhat insignificant. Amidst the myriad of components that comprise a helicopter, it s a relative unknown. But when the engine or drive-train fails on a rotary wing aircraft, the little clutch... Read More »
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April 1, 2013
From Avionics Today
Eurocopter Optimistic for 2013, Unveils New Versions of EC135 Eurocopter s EC175 on display at the company s booth at Heli-Expo. Eurocopter expressed confidence in its performance in 2012 and optimism for its future in... Read More »
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February 6, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Book your travel plans now (hopefully, you already have), because HAI Heli-Expo 2015 is almost upon us. This year, the event will be held from March 2 - 5 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., and more than 20,000 attendees are expected. It will feature professional educational... Read More »
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February 6, 2015
From Aviation Today
Book your travel plans now (hopefully, you already have), because HAI Heli-Expo 2015 is almost upon us. This year, the event will be held from March 2 - 5 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., and more than 20,000 attendees are expected. It will feature professional educational... Read More »
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September 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
There is every possibility that either the Marquis d'Arlandes or Pilatre de Rozier sent down some news of the surrounding countryside on that first aerial flight by humans back in 1783, going aloft in the Montgolfier brothers' hot air balloon. Thaddeus Lowe and his staff certainly gathered news... Read More »
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May 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
With the exception of Frank Robinson, a common refrain at Heli-Expo was "I could sell every helicopter I can build. I just can't build them fast enough." Not that anyone's really complaining. Heli-Expo 2006 in some ways felt more like an NBAA Show than the annual rotorcraft gathering. The exhibit... Read More »
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June 3, 2014
From Rotor & Wing
The Swedish Maritime Administration (SMA) uses AgustaWestland AW139s for search and rescue operations. Photo courtesy of SMA, by Patrik Nilsson Back in November 2011, the Swedish Maritime Administration (SMA) decided that it would replace its Sikorsky S-76 search and rescue (SAR)... Read More »
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June 3, 2014
From Aviation Today
The Swedish Maritime Administration (SMA) uses AgustaWestland AW139s for search and rescue operations. Photo courtesy of SMA, by Patrik Nilsson Back in November 2011, the Swedish Maritime Administration (SMA) decided that it would replace its Sikorsky S-76 search and rescue (SAR)... Read More »
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February 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
At the helicopter industry's premier event, manufacturers and vendors parade their newest and best. Here's a sampling of what's on the convention center floor. As the premier gathering of the helicopter industry, Heli-Expo is a showcase for companies offering their products and services to... Read More »
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November 1, 2014
From Aviation Today
Powered by a single Rolls-Royce 250-C20W turbine engine, the Enstrom 480B can be an entry-level turbine, or outfitted for higher-level duties. Photo by Ernie Stephens Turbine helicopters have come a long way since 1958 when Charles Kaman had his engineers remove the piston engine from... Read More »
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January 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
One of the best parts of running Rotor & Wing is the chance to step back every now and then and take in the "Big Picture" of the helicopter industry. This latest edition of our Annual Reports special section offers such a chance. Read through this collection of views from the industry s top... Read More »
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January 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
The former Boundary Layer Research s strakes and fin kits have impressed operators with their performance benefits. Now the company wants to get credit for those benefits in the books. "I just don t understand how they can fly." When someone finds out that you fly, maintain, or build helicopters... Read More »
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November 1, 2014
From Rotor & Wing
Powered by a single Rolls-Royce 250-C20W turbine engine, the Enstrom 480B can be an entry-level turbine, or outfitted for higher-level duties. Photo by Ernie Stephens Turbine helicopters have come a long way since 1958 when Charles Kaman had his engineers remove the piston engine from... Read More »
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May 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
Bringing Visuals Down to Earth In place in its new home, Bell's training academy is focused on enhancing customer learning in part by improving the tools they use to prep for specific mission activities. Flight training devices are impressive things. Built to match the aircraft they represent, to... Read More »
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December 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
2012 turned out to be a far more interesting year than many of us expected it to be in terms of new products and new uses or iterations of existing products. This article began with a simple concept to provide an overview of all the products and services that industry vendors believed in strongly... Read More »
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June 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
Whether the Paris Air Show is of huge value or a dead waste of time and money depends on whom you ask. In 1908, The Frenchman Gustave Rives was holding his second Paris Motor Show in the Grand Palais, just off the Champs Elysees. As an added attraction, he decided to add some of the marvelous new... Read More »
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June 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
The future of the ARH program hinges on a variety of vital decisions made by both the government and potential contract bidders. As we walked the floors of the annual Quad-A convention at the Opryland Convention Center last month, the most interesting topic of discussion on the floor by far was... Read More »
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March 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Bell uncovered its 525 Relentless during Heli-Expo 2012 with a production that resembled a rock concert. Photo by Andrew Parker 2011 was supposed to be the year of recovery for rotorcraft manufacturing, but volatility in the financial markets plus ongoing debt woes for some... Read More »
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