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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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December 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
WE RE EXCITED THIS MONTH AT Rotor & Wing, for a number of reasons. Our cover gives some hints of that, but just hints. There, for instance, you see a "blurb," as we call that text, about our 2007 Customer Satisfaction Survey. Those four words don t do justice to our enthusiasm. We re pretty... Read More »
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October 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Aaron Todd, CEO of helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) provider Air Methods, spoke with Rotor & Wing in September for a wide-ranging interview covering a number of topics, including the company s recent acquisition of Omniflight Helicopters and the challenges facing the HEMS industry... Read More »
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August 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
Unlike its fixed-wing brother, the European civil helicopter industry is somewhat less than thriving. Without a doubt, the business aircraft industry in Europe is in fine shape, with a very positive outlook based on a rapidly growing economy, according to Fernand Francois, the outgoing CEO of the... 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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May 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter has named Jean-Pascal Meo as general counsel, replacing Georges Richelme, who was elected as president of the Commercial Court of Marseilles. Meo has been with Eurocopter since 1998 and was formerly the head of corporate matters for the company s legal department. Sten Gustafson has... Read More »
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October 1, 2006
From Aviation Today
by David Jensen 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... Read More »
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April 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
COMMERCIAL | TOURISM Maverick Helicopters was honored at Heli-Expo 2008 by a key supplier, Eurocopter, for having surpassed 60,000 flight hours on its fleet of EC130s. Maverick has a helicopter fleet made up entirely of EC130s, which it calls the Eco Star. At the show this year in Houston, the... 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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