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June 1, 2012
From Aviation Today
According to the International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST), the rotorcraft accident rate has fallen 30 percent in the past five years (from 2006 to 2011/early 2012) when compared to 2001-2005. Describing the decrease as a strong step in the right direction, IHST notes that despite making... Read More »
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June 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Existing military helicopter procurement for the United Kingdom s armed forces appears to have been given short/medium term approval following the announcement by defense minister Philip Hammond of the delayed planning round (PR) 12 Committed Core Equipment Program to the UK s Parliament on May... Read More »
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June 1, 2012
From Aviation Today
Existing military helicopter procurement for the United Kingdom s armed forces appears to have been given short/medium term approval following the announcement by defense minister Philip Hammond of the delayed planning round (PR) 12 Committed Core Equipment Program to the UK s Parliament on May... Read More »
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June 1, 2012
From Aviation Today
aparker@accessintel.com A week before heading to Fort Worth, Texas for AHS Forum 68 (from May 1-3), I figured I would receive a number of updates about the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) initiative and rotorcraft science and technology (S&T) efforts for both the military and commercial... Read More »
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June 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
aparker@accessintel.com A week before heading to Fort Worth, Texas for AHS Forum 68 (from May 1-3), I figured I would receive a number of updates about the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) initiative and rotorcraft science and technology (S&T) efforts for both the military and commercial... Read More »
49%
June 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter has trained five operators using its Dauphin AS365/N3N3+ full flight simulator (FFS) at the Singapore-based Eurocopter Southeast Asia Training Center. A total of 38 pilots from the Middle East and Asia Pacific regions trained on the Level B and Level 3 French Civil Aviation Authority... Read More »
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June 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
AHS Elects New Board Directors Bell Helicopter President & CEO John Garrison American Helicopter Society International (AHS) has elected new directors and officers for the period covering July 1 through June... Read More »
61%
June 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
The Kazakhstan Ministry of Defense has ordered 20 EC725s. Eurocopter Kazakhstan Engineering will manufacture the helicopters in Astana. Eurocopter Eurocopter has received an order from the Kazakhstan Ministry of Defense for 20 EC725s. The Eurocopter/Kazakhstan Engineering... Read More »
61%
June 1, 2012
From Aviation Today
The Kazakhstan Ministry of Defense has ordered 20 EC725s. Eurocopter Kazakhstan Engineering will manufacture the helicopters in Astana. Eurocopter Eurocopter has received an order from the Kazakhstan Ministry of Defense for 20 EC725s. The Eurocopter/Kazakhstan Engineering... Read More »
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May 30, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Shreveport, La.-based Metro Aviation has handed over a third and final Eurocopter EC145 to Sanford Health LifeFlight. Duke Life Fight also received its second EC145 from Metro. Both helicopters were equipped with Metro s GPS wide area augmentation system (WAAS), which was recently certified for... Read More »
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May 30, 2012
From Aviation Today
Shreveport, La.-based Metro Aviation has handed over a third and final Eurocopter EC145 to Sanford Health LifeFlight. Duke Life Fight also received its second EC145 from Metro. Both helicopters were equipped with Metro s GPS wide area augmentation system (WAAS), which was recently certified for... Read More »
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May 30, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
EASA certification of the Eurocopter EC130T2 light single a major upgrade from the EC130B4 is imminent. The first example is scheduled to go to sightseeing operator Maverick Helicopters by the end of the year. FAA certification is expected in time for this U.S. delivery. The Marignane... Read More »
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May 30, 2012
From Aviation Today
EASA certification of the Eurocopter EC130T2 light single a major upgrade from the EC130B4 is imminent. The first example is scheduled to go to sightseeing operator Maverick Helicopters by the end of the year. FAA certification is expected in time for this U.S. delivery. The Marignane... Read More »
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May 29, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
RAF Shawbury, the home of the United Kingdom s tri-service Defence Helicopter Flying School (DHFS), is the first customer to receive a part task gunnery training system from virtual reality company Virtalis. The gunnery element is an additional upgrade to the existing Helicopter Crew Reality (HCR)... Read More »
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May 29, 2012
From Aviation Today
RAF Shawbury, the home of the United Kingdom s tri-service Defence Helicopter Flying School (DHFS), is the first customer to receive a part task gunnery training system from virtual reality company Virtalis. The gunnery element is an additional upgrade to the existing Helicopter Crew Reality (HCR)... Read More »
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May 29, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter de Mexico (EMSA) and Turbomeca Mexico have opened a joint training center in Mexico City. The two companies also signed a cooperation agreement expanding their partnership in helicopter maintenance technician training. The center, located at Mexico City International Airport (MEX), will... Read More »
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May 29, 2012
From Aviation Today
Eurocopter de Mexico (EMSA) and Turbomeca Mexico have opened a joint training center in Mexico City. The two companies also signed a cooperation agreement expanding their partnership in helicopter maintenance technician training. The center, located at Mexico City International Airport (MEX), will... Read More »
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May 23, 2012
From Aviation Today
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and U.S. FAA have published emergency airworthiness directives (ADs) requiring operators of the Eurocopter EC135 to inspect the main rotor hub (MRH) after a crack was discovered during a periodical inspection. The AD requires operators to immediately (and... Read More »
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May 23, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and U.S. FAA have published emergency airworthiness directives (ADs) requiring operators of the Eurocopter EC135 to inspect the main rotor hub (MRH) after a crack was discovered during a periodical inspection. The AD requires operators to immediately (and... Read More »
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May 15, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
The Helicopter Safety Steering Group (HSSG) met on Monday to discuss preliminary findings of last week s Eurocopter EC225 ditching in the North Sea. Fourteen people on board the Bond Offshore-operated helicopter escaped without injury after the pilots experienced a loss of gearbox oil pressure and... Read More »
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