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August 28, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Bulgaria's air force took delivery today of its first Eurocopter AS532AL Cougar in a ceremony at the 24th Air Force Base in Krumovo, Bulgaria. Bulgaria in January 2005 ordered 12 Cougars for its air force and six AS565MB Panthers for its navy in a deal valued at 360 million euros ($460 million)... Read More »
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September 6, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters reports its fleet of Honeywell LTS-101-powered Eurocopter AS350s has accumulated 20,000 hr of incident-free operation. Papillon converted its four AS350BAs to the Super-D configuration in late 2003, replacing the aircraft s Turbomeca Arriel 1B with the newly... 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 10, 2007
From Aviation Today
The Australian Defense Force is establishing a joint helicopter training school in Nowra in New South Wales. The school will be under the helicopter aircrew training system and will train up to 60 pilots, 40 aircrewmen and loadmasters and 12 observers per year. The $500-$700 million project will... Read More »
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January 1, 2008
From Aviation Today
According to the FAA, "Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) is both a design approval and a production approval. It is issued for the production of modification or replacement parts, which includes materials, parts, processes and appliances." The concept is pretty straight-forward: The FAA says that... 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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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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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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April 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
After talking with numerous OEMs, operators, pilots and other helicopter support companies during Heli-Expo, the consensus seemed near-unanimous the helicopter industry is getting past the bottom of the economic trough and looking up, with sales and other market indicators expected to return to... 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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November 18, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
The Dubai Airshow opened on Sunday for the first time in a new location south of Dubai city and the main international airport. This second airport, named Dubai World Central, is adjacent to the Free Zone port of Jebel Ali. The organizers have stated that there are more than 1,000 exhibitors with... Read More »
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November 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
The Sniping Continues I couldn t help but read in amazement Giovanni de Briganti s recent article concerning helicopter sniper operations as well as his assessment of allied helicopter capabilities ("Heli-Snipers Prove Effective: June 2008, page 54). I must have imagined in my mind the numerous... Read More »
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December 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
MILITARY The relationship between the German government and EADS has become strained as Luftwaffe officials level accusations against the European aircraft contractor of failing to meet delivery obligations. The Luftwaffe says two helicopter programs are involved, the Tiger and the NH90. The... Read More »
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January 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Leadership and growth have defined Aerospace Filtration Systems, Inc. (now part of Donaldson Aerospace and Defense Group) since the company s founding in 1999, and they continue to do so ten years later. The growth has been steady, often explosive, and today Donaldson is recognized as the industry... Read More »
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August 27, 2007
From Aviation Today
Helicopters are being sent to Greece to help put out the devastating fires that are enveloping the country. Russia sent aircraft at the end of July and this past weekend sent two Mil Mi-8s as well as two heavy firefighting helicopters and a multifunctional plane. Germany is contributing three... Read More »
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January 11, 2008
From Aviation Today
Bristow Group has exercised options to acquire two Sikorsky Aircraft S-92s and three S-76C++s and three Eurocopter EC225s. The company estimated the combined value of the purchases at $143 million. Bristow will fund the acquisitions from the proceeds of previously completed financings and future... Read More »
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November 15, 2010
From Aviation Today
Airworthiness Directives; Cessna 336, 337, 337A (USAF 02B), 337B, M337B (USAF 02A), T337B, 337C, T337C, 337D, T337D, 337E, T337E, 337F, T337F, 337G, T337G, 337H, P337H, T337H, T337H-SP, F337E, FT337E, F337F, FT337F, F337G, FT337GP, F337H, and FT337HP. Final rule; request for comments. SUMMARY... Read More »
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January 30, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
The Placer County, Nev. Board of Supervisors has approved the $2.5-million purchase of a new Eurocopter AS350B3 AStar for law enforcement, rescue and firefighting. Our missions have expanded dramatically since 1995, said Captain Dave Harris, Placer County Sheriff s division commander of support... Read More »
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May 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
MILITARY | ATTACK Mindful that the U.S. withdrawal will seriously deplete its access to helicopters, the government of Iraq is in a serious buying mood. Iraq has already ordered 24 Bell 407 ARHs (armed reconnaissance helicopters), said Colonel Lawrence Avery Jr., deputy director of the U.S. Air... Read More »
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March 6, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Era Helicopters has selected three different Eurocopter models in a 20-aircraft order. The Lake Charles, La-based company will purchase eight intermediate, twin-turbine EC145s , eight light, twin-turbines EC135s, and four single-turbine AS350B2s. Deliveries are to begin next year. In addition to... Read More »
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