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January 29, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The National Commission on the Future of the Army proposed an aviation restructure solution that keeps AH-64 Apaches in the U.S. Army National Guard, but it would cost an extra $165 million per year, in addition to a $420 million upfront cost. The commission, in its report released Thursday... Read More »
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December 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Amref (African Medical Research Foundation) Flying Doctors has extended its subscription coverage for medevac services to locations in Uganda following successful talks with Uganda s chamber of commerce, according to the organization. The group has provided Maisha Air Ambulance coverage in... Read More »
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November 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Disaster Response In regards to your feature on Katrina ( Disaster Response: What s Changed? R&WI, September 2015, page 22), not enough has changed. The article revived a point about the need for hoists on emergency-response helicopters. About two weeks after the disaster, I rode on a U.S. Coast... Read More »
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November 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
The NH90 is an asset to Germany s infantry and helicopter regiments, which are all under one command. Photo by Wim Das The European Defence Agency s most recent large-scale, multinational helicopter exercise offered aviators and airborne troops the opportunity to hone their... Read More »
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October 28, 2015
From Aviation Today
A pilots union will no longer appeal a court order turning over a helicopter s combined flight/voice recorder to police investigating four deaths in a 2013 Shetland Islands crash. International safety officials have been working for years to establish global legal standards to prevent the public... Read More »
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October 28, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
A pilots union will no longer appeal a court order turning over a helicopter s combined flight/voice recorder to police investigating four deaths in a 2013 Shetland Islands crash. International safety officials have been working for years to establish global legal standards to prevent the public... Read More »
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October 7, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Simplex Aerospace expects to receive FAA supplemental type certification of its SkyCannon firefighting system for the Eurocopter EC225 shortly, with reciprocal approval from the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau soon thereafter. Simplex received an order in 2013 from Japan Aerospace for the SkyCannon as... Read More »
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October 7, 2015
From Aviation Today
Simplex Aerospace expects to receive FAA supplemental type certification of its SkyCannon firefighting system for the Eurocopter EC225 shortly, with reciprocal approval from the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau soon thereafter. Simplex received an order in 2013 from Japan Aerospace for the SkyCannon as... Read More »
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October 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
CHC Group has sent out the call for industry leaders interested in presenting at its prestigious Safety & Quality Summit next April in Vancouver, British Columbia. The annual event has become world renowned as a venue to forward-thinking safety professionals to share their victories and challenges... Read More »
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September 30, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
A top NTSB official will open Oct. 27's Rotorcraft Certification Summit with a briefing on the safety board's call for the FAA to require all newly built helicopters to have crash-resistant fuel systems regardless of when their type certificate was issued. The director of the NTSB's Office of... Read More »
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September 30, 2015
From Aviation Today
A top NTSB official will open Oct. 27's Rotorcraft Certification Summit with a briefing on the safety board's call for the FAA to require all newly built helicopters to have crash-resistant fuel systems regardless of when their type certificate was issued. The director of the NTSB's Office of... Read More »
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September 21, 2015
From Aviation Today
The Japanese Coast Guard has selected worldwide MRO provider Heli-One to overhaul a Eurocopter (Airbus Helicopters) AS332 L1. The major overhaul, or "G-Check," began last month and will be completed at Heli-One s 215,000 square foot facility in Stavanger, Norway. The Japanese Coast Guard delivers... Read More »
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September 21, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
The Japanese Coast Guard has selected worldwide MRO provider Heli-One to overhaul a Eurocopter (Airbus Helicopters) AS332 L1. The major overhaul, or "G-Check," began last month and will be completed at Heli-One s 215,000 square foot facility in Stavanger, Norway. The Japanese Coast Guard delivers... Read More »
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September 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
The number of rotor blades, rotor rpm and rotor diameter have little effect on formation of the vortex ring state, but aircraft with higher disk loading and increased blade twist are more susceptible to it. Photos courtesy of the U.S. Marine Corps, Airbus Helicopters (below, top) and... Read More »
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September 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Modern avionics like the Garmin G1000H flight deck in Bell Helicopter s 407GXP are designed to provide a pilot with critical flight information at a glance for greater situational awareness and safety. Photo courtesy of Bell The desire for safety enhancements and consumer... Read More »
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August 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
By Terry Terrell My EMS base changed aircraft recently. We had, during the very early 2000s, bought three consecutively produced Eurocopter AS350B2 AStars. These were ordered as sequential deliveries out of Grand Prairie, Texas, and we flight tested and flew them home green. We... Read More »
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August 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
By James T. McKenna jmckenna@accessintel.com The rules and procedures that the FAA uses to approve rotorcraft and new equipment that improves their safety and utility need overhauling. This fact is not news to many readers. Those of you who operate helicopters, build them... Read More »
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July 8, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
A Scottish judge s order releasing an accident recorder to criminal investigators threatens the open safety culture it has taken decades to create in aviation, the British Airline Pilots' Association said, declaring it will appeal the June 19 ruling. BALPA said the threat lies in the prospect... Read More »
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July 8, 2015
From Aviation Today
A Scottish judge s order releasing an accident recorder to criminal investigators threatens the open safety culture it has taken decades to create in aviation, the British Airline Pilots' Association said, declaring it will appeal the June 19 ruling. BALPA said the threat lies in the prospect... Read More »
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July 6, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
In a case of significance for flight data monitoring initiatives, look for the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) to decide this week if it will appeal a U.K. court s decision ordering an accident flight recorder s release to criminal prosecutors. Many in aviation believe flight recorder... Read More »
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