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August 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
In February 2009, FlightSafety International made a move to the offshore helicopter training market in a big way. This is the opening date for the company s 78,000-square-foot training center in Lafayette, La. Up and running are two Level D full flight motion simulators, both for Sikorsky... Read More »
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May 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Flight Lt. Christopher Gordon, a Royal Air Force (RAF) Chinook pilot, has received the Distinguished Flying Cross for rescuing British and Afghan troops during a major contact with the Taliban in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Flying one of two Chinooks, escorted by a Boeing Apache attack... Read More »
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May 11, 2007
From Aviation Today
Gen. Richard Cody seemed today to reaffirm a commitment to the Bell Helicopter ARH-70A Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter. The Army s vice chief of staff, speaking to reporters at the Army Aviation Assn. of America annual gathering in Atlanta, reiterated that the Army needs the ARH to relieve... Read More »
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July 1, 2015
From Aviation Today
Though many police units have recently been buying new, an increase in available surplus helicopters may change that. Photo courtesy of Airbus Helicopters Airborne law enforcement in the U.S. has made some gains in the last year or so. A number of police agencies have been... Read More »
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August 11, 2014
From Rotor & Wing
Direction Finding SAR from Techtest Ltd. Mission-critical factors for life saving SAR operations include: maximum detection range of emergency beacon transmissions, flight time to locate the beacon(s), available time at the rescue site. These parameters are... Read More »
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June 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Emerging demand for Western-built helicopters spurs certification activities, as well as development of maintenance and training facilities. The fleet of western-built helicopters is growing here. More than 135 have been imported since the Soviet Union's break-up, most since 2000. There are... Read More »
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August 22, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Part 2: Post-Disaster Recovery The Navy In addition to an extensive assortment of fabricated floatels distributed throughout the Prince William Sound, many fitted with helicopter decks, and various cruise vessel facilities pulling contingency duty as housing for workers offshore, it was arranged... Read More »
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July 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Though many police units have recently been buying new, an increase in available surplus helicopters may change that. Photo courtesy of Airbus Helicopters Airborne law enforcement in the U.S. has made some gains in the last year or so. A number of police agencies have been... Read More »
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December 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Max-Viz EVS System Available from Astronics An Astronics Max-Viz EVS system can increase safety and mission success in both rotary and fixed-wing EMS fleets for approximately half the cost of night vision goggles (NVGs) with no need for costly flight deck... Read More »
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September 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Options abound for training in the use of night vision goggles. Similarities and stark differences exist between the civilian and military approaches. Rotor & Wing takes a comprehensive look at those options, similarities and differences. Night vision goggles (NVG) have been used by the military... Read More »
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October 11, 2010
From Aviation Today
Date Aircraft Type Narrative Death/Injury Remarks September 03, 2010 Tuxtlas, Mexico Bell OH-58 XY-KYY, A/c substantially damaged when impacted terrain while conducting crop dusting... Read More »
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December 1, 2013
From Aviation Today
Max-Viz EVS System Available from Astronics An Astronics Max-Viz EVS system can increase safety and mission success in both rotary and fixed-wing EMS fleets for approximately half the cost of night vision goggles (NVGs) with no need for costly flight deck... Read More »
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March 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Fellow aviators (not shown) saluted Gerry Ventrella as he disembarked from his last mission flight at Camp Speicher in Iraq on Dec. 30, 2007. U.S. Army/SFC Jeff Troth Gerry Ventrella has piloted 41 different aircraft fixed and rotary wing in as many years. He s flown combat missions... Read More »
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May 11, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Gen. Richard Cody seemed today to reaffirm a commitment to the Bell Helicopter ARH-70A Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter. The Army s vice chief of staff, speaking to reporters at the Army Aviation Assn. of America annual gathering in Atlanta, reiterated that the Army needs the ARH to relieve... Read More »
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July 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
Growing recognition of homeland security needs, the availability of funding to meet them, and new equipment to support those missions are lifting police air units from England to Indonesia. Law enforcement agencies across the globe are recognizing the value of airborne support and acting to secure... Read More »
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January 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Paradigm Aerospace Corp. today has evolved into a helicopter and aviation facility that strives to deliver an exceptional experience for the pilot and owner/operators of light- to medium-turbine helicopters. Its goal is to provide an overall product and service that is exceptional in quality and... Read More »
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June 13, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Bell has handed over the first Bell OH-58 Kiowa Warrior under the A2D conversion program to the U.S. Army. The helicopter, which joined the 1-6 Air Cavalry Squadron in Fort Riley, Kan., represents the first to receive a conversion from the existing OH-58A model to the rebuilt D variant under... Read More »
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June 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Portugal s Omni Helicopters Inter- national (OHI) has hired Richard Burman as group CEO. OHI shareholders Stirling Square Capital Partners and Omni Netherlands supported the move. Burman comes from Bristow Group, where he was senior vice president of global operations, taking that role in 2010... Read More »
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November 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
One panel at the Search and Rescue Summit 2008 was The Go/No Go Decision. This interactive event revealed some pieces involved in deciding whether or not to scrub a mission. Risk management and communication were a common thread. I think his point is communication within the aircraft. There are... Read More »
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February 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Dramatic shoot-outs, fast chases and spectacular explosions are just a regular part of a not-so-regular occupation. You ll have to go through several hundred titles at your local video store before you ll find one movie that didn t use a helicopter or show one. Sure, there are flocks of... Read More »
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