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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 1, 2008
From Aviation Today
Brazil says on June 30 it signed the deal, which calls for Eurocopter's Helibras subsidiary to build the helicopters for that nation's military at its plant in Minas Gerais state. Eurocopter is to invest $300-400 million on plant expansion. The aircraft, the first of which is to be delivered in... Read More »
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February 6, 2009
From Aviation Today
EADS North America, the parent company of Eurocopter North America, has received a contract to build five additional UH-72A Lakota helicopters for the U.S. Army, bringing the total number of the twin-engine, light utility aircraft to 128. More than 54 have already been assembled at Eurocopter s... Read More »
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August 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
With the fire season at its peak in parts of Europe and North America, state and fire authorities around Australia are making plans for the 2011/12 bushfire season which will kick off in parts of the country as early as late August. With the exception of Western Australia (WA), which had one of... Read More »
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July 2, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Metro Aviation has handed over a second Eurocopter EC135T2+ to the Massachusetts State Police as part of the department s fleet replacement of four 13-year-old AS355 Twin Stars. This second EC135T2+ is outfitted with a HELINET Downlink system and a Eurocopter Deutschland aft fuselage mounted SX... Read More »
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November 1, 2013
From Aviation Today
Civil and military rotorcraft operators will require 16,126 new helicopters worth $193.1 billion over the next decade, according to the Teal Group s annual world rotorcraft review released September 24 at the Helitech International 2013 conference in London. The 10-year forecast projects civil... Read More »
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June 5, 2007
From Aviation Today
The U.S. Army has activated its first unit of Eurocopter EC-145-based UH-72A Lakotas light utility helicopters. The first unit, the National Training Center Air Ambulance Detachment in Fort Irwin, Calif., was stood up with six Lakotas on May 22, the Army said. The service awarded a team led by... Read More »
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July 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
The board of directors of AgustaWestland has appointed Bruno Spagnolini (L) as CEO. He succeeds Giuseppe Orsi, who has taken over as CEO of parent company Finmeccanica. Spagnolini has served as chief operating officer since 2007, and was previously CEO of Agusta S.p.A. The board also named Giorgio... Read More »
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November 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Specialized NVG Ratings This paragraph is from a Rotor & Wing article, NVGs Made Simple, that ran in the September 2009 issue, on page 38: NVG Repair There are several certified FAA Part 145 service centers that can repair, maintain and perform 180-day airworthiness inspections on NVGs and... Read More »
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May 25, 2007
From Aviation Today
A Eurocopter EC635 bound for the Swiss Air Force made its maiden flight on May 23. The program, which is to provide 18 aircraft for transport and training missions as well as two EC135s for the Swiss Federal Air Transport Services, is on schedule. The EC635s and EC135s are to replace the... Read More »
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August 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
The East Bay Regional Park District, based in Oakland, Calif., plans to award Turbomeca a Service-by-the-Hour contract for the support, repair and overhaul of its new Arriel 2B1 engine, which was delivered in May. The East Bay Regional Park District s Air Support Unit operates two Eurocopter... Read More »
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October 1, 2006
From Aviation Today
Health and usage monitoring systems (HUMS) for helicopters amass plenty of data. Now efforts are being made to put that information to better use. Like divers salvaging the contents of sunken ships, the manufacturers of health and usage monitoring systems (HUMS) are plunging deeper into the data... Read More »
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February 26, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Honeywell will be showcasing several systems at next week's Heli-Expo, and will also make several significant announcements about how the company is helping customers achieve performance improvements. The annual Honeywell Helicopter Industry Forecast, which provides an authoritative look at... Read More »
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November 1, 2013
From Aviation Today
With three manufacturers who are developing high-speed rotorcraft represented on the panel, the Helitech International 2013 Conference provided an opportunity to gauge the differences in emphasis between the AgustaWestland AW609, Sikorsky s X2 and Eurocopter s X3 and their likely effects on the... Read More »
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July 31, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Authorities are pointing at a possible wire strike incident as the cause of a Eurocopter AS532 AL Cougar crash last week in France. Six people all employees of Eurocopter died as a result of the crash. According to local police, preliminary evidence indicates that the helicopter may have struck an... Read More »
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April 1, 2008
From Aviation Today
PRODUCTS | AIRFRAMES AgustaWestland plans to beef up its popular AW139 to better compete in offshore markets. At Heli-Expo in Houston, the manufacturer said it is working on certification of an 882-lb. (400-kg) increase in the AW139 s max gross weight of 14,991 lb (6,800 kg). That would enable it... Read More »
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May 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
News Briefs Company Developing Robinson Simulator Merlin Simulation, Inc. is refining a flight-training device designed for instruction of Robinson R22 and R44 pilots. The Falls Church, Va.-based company is enhancing the device to include an enhanced, 180-deg. field-of-view visual system. At... Read More »
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April 27, 2007
From Aviation Today
Slave Lake Helicopters based out of the Province of Alberta, Canada has taken receipt of an AS350B2 and ordered an EC120B Ecureuil from Eurocopter Canada. This is the third Eurocopter Great Lake has received in the past 12 months, the others being a Colibri EC120B and another AS350B2. Another... Read More »
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April 25, 2012
From Aviation Today
Eurocopter has obtained a purchase agreement from the Romanian Ministry of Health for two EMS-configured EC135s. The helicopters will join a fleet of four other EC135s in operation with the Ministry of Administration and Interior (MAI)'s General Inspectorate of Aviation. Air Ambulance Technology... Read More »
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January 10, 2011
From Aviation Today
The Jan. 3, 2011 issue of Air Safety Week, which was put to bed on Dec. 30, reported that the U.S. Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) industry ended 2010 with six fatal crashes that claimed 16 lives, including the Aug. 31 loss of an Air Evac Lifeteam Bell 206L-1 helicopter (N62AE) that... Read More »
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