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October 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
MILITARY In February 2006, India s navy set a March 2007 deadline to receive bids for 16-24 more anti-submarine warfare helicopters, but the manufacturers that were handed the request (AgustaWestland, Eurocopter, Kamov and Sikorsky Aircraft) asked for an extension. The bidding is open again for... Read More »
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May 2, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Cary, N.C.-based LORD Corp. has expanded its active vibration control system (AVCS) to another application the Eurocopter EC130T2. The recently announced AVCS is also on the HAL Dhruv. Deliveries of the vibration system began in late 2011, leading up to the unveiling of the EC130T2 during... Read More »
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July 1, 2013
From Aviation Today
Back in 2011, while attending the Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) conference in New Orleans, I saw a brand new Virginia State Police (VSP) Eurocopter EC145 on display. It had recently been completed by Metro Aviation of Shreveport, La., and was loaded with all of the latest gear for... Read More »
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May 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
COMMERCIAL India s Global Vectra plans to expand its charter operations, dedicating a portion of its fleet to corporate charters, air tours, flights catering to religious and adventure tourists and other non-scheduled services. India s markets for helicopter services on shore is growing at 18-20... Read More »
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March 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
Economics are driving operators and manufacturers to come up with better ways of keeping their oldest aircraft flying safely and efficiently. There is often a feeling in the industry that the the aircraft aging problem primarily deals with determining when an aircraft or component has reached the... Read More »
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May 7, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter has received an order for an additional eight EC145s from the Kazakhstan government. The octuplet is part of a framework agreement for 45 helicopters, which the Eurocopter Kazakhstan Engineering joint venture will assemble. The Ministry of Emergency Situations will operate six of the... Read More »
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May 8, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky Aircraft President Jeffrey Pino who has led the company during a period that includes significant developmental and engineering achievements such as the X2 technology demonstrator, subsequent military S-97 Raider and heavy lift CH-53K is planning to retire, effective July 1. Sikorsky... Read More »
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May 9, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Heads of the world s major helicopter manufacturers said that technological innovation, R&D spending, collaboration and affordable designs are paramount to the future success of the rotorcraft industry during last week s AHS Forum 68 in Fort Worth, Texas. The May 1 roundtable discussion was part... Read More »
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April 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
FlightSafety International is beginning to install the second generation of flight-visualization debriefing software in its fleet of more than 200 simulators worldwide. The training services company bought the debriefing program FlightViz from Boulder, Colorado-based SimAuthor in late 2001 for use... Read More »
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May 11, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter has handed over a second EC225 to Airtelis, a subsidiary of French public utility, RTE (Electricity Transmission Network). The helicopter will perform construction, maintenance and surveillance on high-voltage power lines. Eurocopter will equip the EC225 with an Airtelis-specific... Read More »
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November 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
MILITARY/SAR The Irish Air Corps is retiring its Alouette 3s, which have been central to thousands of rescue and Army missions since it first went into active service. The Irish defense forces bought the aircraft in 1963 from France s Sud Aviation, a predecessor of Eurocopter. The Alouettes were... 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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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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September 5, 2007
From Aviation Today
Eurocopter is predicting that the 2008 Olympic Summer Games in Beijing, China, will spur demand for helicopters in that country and that demand will continue to grow in the next 20 years, according to the People s Daily Online. Shanghai will host the World Expo in 2010, adding to the need for more... Read More »
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January 21, 2011
From Avionics Today
COMMERCIAL Sky Interior Continental Airlines in late December took delivery of a 737-800 fitted with Boeing s new Sky Interior, becoming the first North American carrier to receive the improved cabin. Boeing said the Dec. 29 flight completed 13 deliveries of the new 737 interior to the first five... Read More »
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January 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
Accessories for Firefighting, Ag-Spraying and Oil-Spill Response For the most complete line of high- quality helicopter firefighting mission equipment, customers around the world turn to Simplex. Tradition of Quality It's been that way for more than 58 years, and generations of operators have... Read More »
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December 1, 2014
From Rotor & Wing
In February of 2014, Enstrom Helicopter introduced a prototype of its TH180, a brand new, single-engine piston design intended for the flight training and private ownership markets. Photo by Rotor & Wing Staff This month, we here at Rotor & Wing are reflecting upon what the industry... Read More »
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July 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Eye-Popping Performance R&W s Question of the Month For public service, law enforcement and EMS personnel: What is the most fundamental piece of support equipment that your operation uses in responding to emergency situations? Let us know, and look for your and others responses in a future issue... 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 »
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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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