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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 24, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
ADS, parent company of Eurocopter, brought a mockup of a blue environmentally friendly helicopter to last week s Paris Air Show. The aft cabin displayed an engine concept that, once adapted for rotorcraft use, could produce fewer CO2 emissions when compared to today s turbine aircraft engines... Read More »
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June 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Forty years ago, Vought Aircraft and Sperry collaborated to produce the SA-341 IFR Gazelle. This first IFR-certified single-engine helicopter was a breakthrough.This new world of single-pilot IFR represents the removal of one of the last major barriers to realizing the full potential of commercial... Read More »
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April 27, 2007
From Aviation Today
Slave Lake Helicopters based out of the Province of Alberta, Canada has taken receipt of an AS350B2 and ordered an EC120B Ecureuil from Eurocopter Canada. This is the third Eurocopter Great Lake has received in the past 12 months, the others being a Colibri EC120B and another AS350B2. Another... 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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August 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Evolution, not revolution, describes the change in vertical-lift technology since 1967. The pace has satisfied no one. But there have been significant changes, perhaps none more important than the advent of the turbine engine and IFR flight in helicopters. LOOKING BACK OVER THE LAST 40 YEARS OF... Read More »
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January 10, 2011
From Aviation Today
The Jan. 3, 2011 issue of Air Safety Week, which was put to bed on Dec. 30, reported that the U.S. Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) industry ended 2010 with six fatal crashes that claimed 16 lives, including the Aug. 31 loss of an Air Evac Lifeteam Bell 206L-1 helicopter (N62AE) that... Read More »
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December 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
In line with the Department of the Army s FY13 budget of $271,683 million for the ongoing delivery of the UH-72A Lakota program, EADS North America has confirmed a contract award of $181.8 million for a further 34 helicopters. These will be delivered from September 2013 and will mean a total... Read More »
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October 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
The Ministry of Defence has received the first of 24 Puma Mk2s. Eurocopter has delivered the first Puma Mk2 to the UK Ministry of Defence. Eurocopter is in the process of upgrading three additional Pumas, which are currently conducting flight tests. In total, 24 MoD Puma... 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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November 1, 2000
From Avionics Today
Diel Avionik Systeme: Germany s Largest Avionics Supplier Champagne corks were popped and broad smiles surrounded the entry way of a branch office in Toulouse, France, in celebration in mid-September of the launching of a new company formed jointly by Diehl VA Systeme Stiftung & Co. KG and... Read More »
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April 18, 2011
From Aviation Today
EADS North America has brought its AAS-72X to Nashville Intl Airport (BNA) for flight demonstrations during Quad-A, which runs through Wednesday. Along with American Eurocopter and Lockheed Martin, EADS flew the first of three technical demonstration aircraft (TDA) in December 2010. The companies... Read More »
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March 2, 2009
From Aviation Today
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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June 29, 2007
From Aviation Today
Eurocopter s EC145 has received Canadian, European, and U.S. certification as a night-vision goggle (NVG)-capable aircraft. Eurocopter said it is the first original equipment manufacturer to offer an aircraft with that certified capability. The certified configuration is based on the EC145s flown... 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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December 14, 2010
From Aviation Today
Safety was the main theme for ENOC 2010. Østnes 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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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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August 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
The 1980s was a time of new aircraft, new missions, new technologies, and limitless optimism. It was fun while it lasted. THE FUTURE OF THE HELICOPTER NEVER looked better than it does right now." So reads the opening sentence of an industry forecast story in the January 1980 issue of Rotor & Wing... Read More »
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November 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
A line of S-76Ds at Sikorsky s plant in Coatesville, Pa. Bond Aviation Group CEO Richard Mintern visited Sikorsky s commercial manufacturing plant in Coatesville, Pa. in early October to examine the initial two baseline S-92s that are part of a 16-aircraft order placed... Read More »
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