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September 25, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
American Eurocopter has handed over the first AS350B3e to a U.S.-based law enforcement operator Pima Country Sheriff s Department in Arizona. Officials from Pima took delivery of the helicopter at American Eurocopter s facility in Grand Prairie, Texas. Related: Police Helicopter... Read More »
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May 11, 2012
From Aviation Today
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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February 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Military | Unmanned Aircraft Military helicopter pilots beware the day of the unmanned helicopter force could be fast approaching. In 1999 the U.S. Army fielded only three Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), said LTG James Thurman, Deputy Chief of Staff, at the AUSA... 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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March 2, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Euroheli, Eurocopter s distributor in Japan, has signed a deal with the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Forces to build and deliver two EC135 helicopters for the Naval Training School of Kanoya. A second contract for three additional helicopters is forthcoming with a final total of 15 of the... Read More »
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October 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
The Texas Department of Public Safety's newest AS350 B3e has entered service. The helicopter is the 200th AS350 manufactured in the United States at American Eurocopter's facility in Texas. The AS350 B3e, delivered in April, went into service in September. Eurocopter first introduced the variant... Read More »
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June 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Turbomeca aims to boost its standing in North American markets by expanding Turbomeca USA's manufacturing and overhaul capabilities, improving customer service and increasing the U.S. content of engines assembled here. Turbomeca is staking claim to a bit more of Texas in hopes of grabbing a bigger... Read More »
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October 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
FlighSafety International has promoted Ron Ladnier to director of military business development for the company s simulation facility in Tulsa, Okla. Ladnier has worked at FlightSafety following his service with the U.S. Air Force. The company added Bert Sawyer as director of military programs for... Read More »
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May 3, 2013
From Aviation Today
FAA has issued a group of four airworthiness directives (ADs) related to the Eurocopter AS350/355, 365 and the MBB/Eurocopter BK117. One of the ADs requires inspections of the Aerazur emergency flotation gear, including the attachment brackets on the AS350 (models B, BA, B1, B2, B3, C, D and D1)... Read More »
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December 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Turbomeca USA President & CEO Russ Spray (left) and Turbomeca Chairman & CEO Olivier Andries prepare to present a plaque to the U.S. Army. Turbomeca presented the ceremonial 10,000th Arriel to the U.S. Army Oct. 27 during an event in front of hundreds of employees in... Read More »
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November 1, 2010
From Aviation Today
Eurocopter has received an order from the Iraqi Ministry of Agriculture for seven AS350B3s. The helicopters will conduct agricultural missions, including crop spraying fields of date palm trees. Deliveries are projected to start in the first quarter of 2011. As part of the agreement, Eurocopter... 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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December 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Attendees at AMTC 2011 inspect the cabin of a Bell 429 belonging to the San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington, N.M. Other air medical transport aircraft on display included an AgustaWestland GrandNew, Eurocopter EC130 and MD902. Photos by Ernie Stephens Saint Louis, Mo. was... Read More »
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November 8, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has been given an award for Excellence in Police Aviation from the International Assn. of Chiefs of Police (IACP). Announced by CHP last week, the award was presented in October at the IACP Convention in San... Read More »
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October 17, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Bond Aviation Group CEO Richard Mintern paid a visit to Sikorsky s commercial manufacturing plant in Coatesville, Pa. earlier this month to examine the initial two baseline S-92s that are part of a 16-aircraft order placed during Heli-Expo in February. Bond s group fleet and engineering director... Read More »
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June 7, 2012
From Aviation Today
French NH90 in the NATO Frigate Helicopter (NFH) variant. As the UK Royal Air Force (RAF) Boeing Chinook clatters toward its objective, navigation being assisted by a moving map and a pre-planned mission profile, the pilot is aware of a familiar voice filling the headphones. It is a... Read More »
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May 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Maj. Gen. Tim Crosby speaking at the handover ceremony for the 200th EADS UH-72A for the U.S. Army in March. EADS North America and Eurocopter handed over the 200th UH-72A light utility helicopter (LUH) to the U.S. Army on March 1, marking it as the first purpose-built... Read More »
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October 30, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
American Eurocopter presented its 2012 Vision Zero Safety Award to MedFlight of Ohio during the 2012 Air Medical Transport Conference last week in Seattle, Wash. MedFlight was selected from a group of 25 nominees, all of which were members of the Association of Air Medical Service (AAMS). The... Read More »
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February 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
SERVICES The drive for more ability to monitor helicopters and their crews in flight is intensifying. In addition to a new military contract, Bell Helicopter is developing a low-cost, lightweight cockpit camera to capture still images of flight control positions and instrument readings ("Bell Team... Read More »
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