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April 19, 2010
From Aviation Today
A pilot's attempt to beat a violent thunderstorm back to home base resulted in the crash of an emergency medical services (EMS) helicopter and the deaths of the pilot and two flight nurses on board. In a preliminary report released April 12, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) revealed... Read More »
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August 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
COMMERCIAL | OBSERVATION After sitting in the Eurocopter Canada plant for the past four years, the twin-engine predecessor to the EC135 has a new owner Dam Helicopters of British Columbia, which purchased the helicopter for about $2.23 million. Dam Helicopters BO105 LS will be inspecting power... Read More »
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April 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Photos by Ernie Stephens Eurocopter Canada handed over a new AS350B3e to Canadian Helicopters during Heli-Expo in Dallas. The helicopter will primarily carry out utility missions and join a fleet that consists of 75 Eurocopter variants. Canadian Helicopters is using the Turbomeca... Read More »
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June 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter ancestor Aerospatiale undertook development of the AS350 Ecureuil, or Squirrel, as a successor to the Alouette light helicopter built by it and its own predecessor, Sud Aviation. The emphasis of the design effort was on an aircraft with low operating and maintenance costs, low noise... Read More »
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April 25, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Boise, Idaho-based night vision imaging system (NVIS) provider from Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) has completed a Eurocopter EC135 for Med-Trans Air Medical Services. The installation, which took place at Metro Aviation in Shreveport, La., represents the 700th NVIS completion for ASU. The... Read More »
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August 22, 2011
From Aviation Today
The power of social media has brought together the International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST) and American Eurocopter to partner in efforts to reduce the commercial rotorcraft accident rate 80 percent by 2016. The two entities have sought to create a forward-thinking social media strategy, which... Read More »
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July 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
The New South Wales Police Force recently added a Eurocopter EC135 P2+ to its aviation support branch, PolAir 4. The EC135 replaces PolAir 4 s current single-engine helicopter. PolAir 4 s fleet also includes two single-engine Eurocopter Squirrels, one twin-engine Squirrel, one twin-engine Kawasaki... Read More »
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December 16, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
EADS North America is hosting a ceremony today to celebrate the delivery of the 50th UH-72A Lakota light utility helicopter to the U.S. Army. The ceremony will culminate with the 50th and 51st helicopters departing the Columbus, Miss. Lakota production facility of EADS North America s American... Read More »
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June 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
PUBLIC SERVICE | EMS The Mayo Clinic s Mayo One HEMS program has added a second American Eurocopter EC145 to its fleet. Mayo One s first EC145 was received in February 2008. The two EC145s are replacing two Eurocopter BK117 B-2s. Using the two EC145s, a Eurocopter BK117 C-1 and a backup BK117 B-2... Read More »
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February 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
PRODUCTS | AIRFRAMES Latin America is a term coined by the Emperor Napoleon III in 1863 when he was seeking to extend France s empire from Mexico to Chile s Cape Horn. Since then, the region has had the main characteristics of a large number of countries with geographic, cultural, political, and... 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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July 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
Finmeccanica Acquires GKN s AgustaWestland Stake GKN has divested itself of its 50-percent share of AgustaWestland, selling out to Italy s Finmeccanica. The agreement would make AgustaWestland a wholly owned subsidiary of Finmeccanica by year s end and could be worth $1.9 billion (Eurowatch, pg... Read More »
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October 10, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter Canada has completed delivery of an AS350B3e to utility and heli-skiing operator, Blackcomb Aviation. The helicopter expands Blackcomb s Eurocopter fleet of four AS355s, one AS350B2, one AS350B3, one EC120B and one EC130B4. The new aircraft features a Garmin G500H glass cockpit and... Read More »
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October 9, 2012
From Aviation Today
Australasia s first Robinson R66 in flight over Sydney. Imported by Heliflite, the region s longest-serving R66 distributor. Australia s helicopter industry is set to have its first representative body since the collapse in 2008 of the former Helicopter Association of Australasia... Read More »
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October 5, 2009
From Aviation Today
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is investigating the fatal crash of an emergency medical service (EMS) helicopter near Georgetown, SC on Sept. 25. The Eurocopter AS-350 B2 (N417AE) helicopter EMS (HEMS) crashed at about 11:30 p.m. ET during a positioning flight after dropping off a... Read More »
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September 27, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Aerospace Optics (Stand 1709) Fort Worth, Texas-based Aerospace Optics is showcasing its VIVISUN Electronic Latch, which performs in a similar fashion to traditional magnetic holding or solenoid latching switches but in a much smaller mechanical package and with 500,000-cycle reliability. It... Read More »
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September 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
More than 45 companies will make their debut at Helitech 2009 as it returns to England this month. The majority are newcomers to the event, while others took part for the first time in 2008 at Helitech in Cascais, Portugal. At press time 180 exhibitors had committed to this year s show. While the... Read More »
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July 12, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Honda Aircraft Co. completed the first flight of its FAA-conforming HondaJet light business jet, the company announced Dec. 21. The airframer said the flight is a "significant step in Hondas aerospace program leading to delivery of aircraft in 2012." The first conforming HondaJet lifted off Dec... Read More »
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July 12, 2012
From Aviation Today
Honda Aircraft Co. completed the first flight of its FAA-conforming HondaJet light business jet, the company announced Dec. 21. The airframer said the flight is a "significant step in Hondas aerospace program leading to delivery of aircraft in 2012." The first conforming HondaJet lifted off Dec... Read More »
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March 6, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
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