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February 1, 2014
From Aviation Today
Air Methods CEO Aaron Todd. 2013 was another big year for the largest EMS helicopter provider in the United States, Air Methods, as the company added a second aerial tourism operator to its business with the purchase of Blue Hawaiian Helicopters in December. Rotor & Wing recently... Read More »
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September 5, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
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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April 1, 2008
From Aviation Today
Armed Dolphins Replace Stingrays The U.S Coast Guard is now flying its own armed helicopters to interdict drug runners, after nearly a decade of using leased aircraft because its own weren t powerful enough to lift the guns and crews needed for the mission. The Helicopter Interdiction Tactical... Read More »
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April 1, 2008
From Aviation Today
TRAINING Frasca International marked the 50th anniversary of its incorporation at Heli-Expo by delivering a flight training device (FTD) for the Eurocopter EC135 to Era Helicopters and booking an order for a similar device from Bristow Group. The Urbana, Ill. training products and services company... Read More »
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September 21, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Forecast International, a research firm, has estimated that helicopter manufacturers will deliver about 14,200 rotorcraft to the light commercial helicopter market between 2007-2016. The study included 6,891 piston engine helicopters and 7,311 powered by turboshaft engines. Robinson Helicopter Co... Read More »
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December 14, 2010
From Aviation Today
Safety was the main theme for ENOC 2010. ěstnes AERO, Eurocopter s distributor for the Nordic countries, hosted ENOC 2010. More than 120 helicopter operators, maintenance shops, delegates from Statoil, Airlift AS, Norwegian CAA, Aircraft Accident Investigation Board, Eurocopter and Turbomeca... 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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April 1, 2008
From Aviation Today
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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April 11, 2008
From Aviation Today
India plans to put out a request for proposals for 384 light helicopters within two weeks, according to the news service Agence France-Presse. Quoting a source in that nation's weapons-contract clearing agency, it said the call for tenders was approved yesterday. The call will cover a $600 million... Read More »
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October 10, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
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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July 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
Although not considered the major showcase for helicopters, this air show will still see the industry well represented. Without a doubt, Farnborough is THE major air show for the international aerospace industry for any given even numbered year. It is not, however, THE major show for the world s... Read More »
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October 15, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter parent EADS says will provide its missile launch detection system to the Korean Helicopter Program. A South Korean company, LIGNex1, will integrate the sensors. South Korea is planning to purchase about 250 helicopters. The system uses an advanced imaging sensor that detects and tracks... Read More »
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May 14, 2008
From Aviation Today
That's the question facing the U.S. Army National Guard as it prepares to field the UH-72A Lakota. The Army is acquiring that light utility helicopter, based on Eurocopter's FAA-certificated EC145, from a contractor team led by EADS North America (a branch of Eurocopter's parent company). The... Read More »
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August 17, 2009
From Aviation Today
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) seem at odds over what role a distracted air traffic controller had in the Aug. 8 fatal midair collision between a general aviation aircraft and a sightseeing helicopter over the Hudson River. Both the... Read More »
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February 2, 2010
From Aviation Today
Air Methods recently signed an agreement with AeroSimulators to purchase three advanced aviation training devices which will be incorporated into the company s pilot training program. The main device is a replica of a Eurocopter EC135 helicopter, with an Air Methods-specific cockpit, and will be... Read More »
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October 28, 2009
From Aviation Today
STAT MedEvac of West Mifflin continues to expand its fleet of American Eurocopter EC135 helicopters, converting one of three existing options to a firm order. The company has now ordered a total of 16 EC135s, with the new aircraft to be delivered in 2010. STAT MedEvac was the first air medical... Read More »
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May 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
ATTACK The U.S. Navy aims to achieve initial operational capability for the armed-helicopter kit for the Sikorsky Aircraft/Lockheed Martin MH-60S Knighthawk this month. The kit, designed to be installed on the aircraft in about 12 hr, includes eight Hellfire missiles, an AAS-44 forward-looking... Read More »
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September 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
New Orleans was the site of the Airborne Law Enforcement Association s 41st Annual Convention and Exposition, which ran from July 20th through 23rd. Co-hosted by the Louisiana State Police, the event drew both helicopter and fixed-wing aircrews from across North America for seminars, exhibits and... Read More »
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September 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
In 2003 the Australian Government published its Defense Aerospace Sector Strategic Plan. Its aim was to build a defense industrial base that could sustain and support a technologically advanced Australian Defense Force (ADF). In terms of military rotorcraft, the commanders of 16 Army Aviation... Read More »
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December 19, 2011
From Aviation Today
DATE AIRCRAFT TYPE NARRATIVE DEATH/INJURY REMARKS Dec. 7, 2011 Las Vegas Eurocopter AS350B2 On Dec. 7, a Eurocopter AS350-B2, operated by Sundance Helicopters, crashed in mountainous terrain about... Read More »
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