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August 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Correction Our story on future rotorcraft powerplants included a discussion of Fischer-Tropsch fuels drawn largely from a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fact sheet ("More Efficient, More Sources," May 2007, page 34). Through an editing error, the attribution to the EPA was deleted, leaving... Read More »
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October 30, 2013
From Aviation Today
Rotor & Wing Editor-at-Large Ernie Stephens attended the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Convention & Exhibition from Oct. 22-24 in Las Vegas, Nev. Below are some of his photos along with links to stories from the show. Show floor of NBAA 2013 near the Phillips 66, Rockwell Collins... Read More »
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October 1, 2006
From Aviation Today
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 deeper into the data... Read More »
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August 1, 2006
From Aviation Today
A helicopter crash in the U.K. that killed a pilot and two mechanics flying as passengers in 2003 was caused by the wrong coating on a crucial part of the gearbox, according to a coroner s inquest heard last week. The helicopter was on a test flight after its gearbox had been sent to Eurocopter... 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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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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October 1, 2012
From Aviation Today
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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April 5, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter s parent organization, European Aeronautic Defense and Space Co. (EADS), is reorganizing its corporate structure by basing a single operational headquarters in Toulouse, France. Effective April 1, 2013, and expected to be fully operational in September, the new headquarters will be home... Read More »
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May 1, 2013
From Aviation Today
What do the chief executives of a longstanding U.S. helicopter manufacturer, a London-based emergency medical services, offshore and SAR operator, and a hoist and winch supplier from New Jersey have in common? All of them sat down with Rotor & Wing during Heli-Expo in March for exclusive... Read More »
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November 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
PRODUCTS Dart Helicopter Services of Piney Flats, Tenn., along with its affiliate DART Aerospace Ltd of Hawkesbury, Ontario, Canada, have received FAA approval for its line of interior panels for the Eurocopter AS350 and AS355 model helicopters. Transport Canada and EASA approval have already been... Read More »
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April 10, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Shreveport, La.-based Metro Aviation has started a completions project for Boston MedFlight s new EC145, around the same time as securing an agreement to finish an EC155 for the University of Florida s ShandsCair. Representatives of Boston MedFlight met with Metro officials during a visit to... Read More »
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December 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Miami-Dade s Aviation Unit now flies four AS350B3s, all of which feature thermal imagers and video downlink systems. Eurocopter American Eurocopter has delivered a fourth AS350B3 to the Miami-Dade Police Department s (MDPD) in Florida. The helicopter will be part of MDPD s Special... Read More »
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April 16, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Bell Helicopter has earned Indonesian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) approval to increase the maximum gross weight of the 429 to 7,500 lbs. The 500-lb increase is based on Transport Canada s certification of the weight boost tracing back to December 2011. Indonesia becomes the 17th... Read More »
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June 29, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Statoil ASA of Norway has awarded CHC Helicopter two contracts valued at more than $1 billion for helicopter services in the Norwegian Sea. CHC said it believes the pair of contracts represents the largest bundle of helicopter service contracts ever awarded. The first is a five-year contract for... Read More »
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April 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Ka-52 Alligator. While Russian Helicopters is expanding globally in civil markets, the manufacturer s military variants continue to draw international attention. Photos by Russian Helicopters During a Feb. 13 interview at Heli-Expo, Russian Helicopters CEO Dmitry Petrov sat down with... Read More »
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June 29, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
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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July 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
The Brazilian state of São Paulo has more than 41 million inhabitants in its more than 96,135 sq mi (249,000 sq km). One of 26 states and one federal district in the country, it accounts for 32 percent of Brazil s gross domestic product. The greater metropolitan area of São Paulo city, at 3,065 sq... 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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May 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
What do the chief executives of a longstanding U.S. helicopter manufacturer, a London-based emergency medical services, offshore and SAR operator, and a hoist and winch supplier from New Jersey have in common? All of them sat down with Rotor & Wing during Heli-Expo in March for exclusive... Read More »
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June 26, 2013
From Aviation Today
A diesel engine designed for light helicopter singles has been running on a test bench in Trappes, France since March as part of Europe s Clean Sky, a 1.6 billion ($2 billion) research project. The 440-shp demonstrator is a tradeoff between car racing performance and aviation safety and... Read More »
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