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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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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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August 17, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
American Eurocopter has received an order for two helicopters an EC135 and EC145 from HealthNet Aeromedical Services of Charleston, W.V. The helicopters will join the medical operators fleet, which includes two other EC135s and four AS350s. The helicopters are equipped with a number of upgrades... Read More »
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June 24, 2009
From Aviation Today
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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August 20, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
West Mifflin, Pa.-based STAT MedEvac has ordered another Eurocopter EC135. Delivery is scheduled for 2010. It will become the 15th EC135 in the STAT MedEvac fleet. Eurocopter is planning to hand over two EC135s soon that stem from a 2007 order. STAT MedEvac also operates six EC145s. For related... Read More »
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August 25, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Aero Dynamix of Euless, Texas has finished a night vision lighting modification on a Eurocopter EC120 for the Lake Country Sheriff Department s Aviation Unit. The NVG/NVIS-compatible cockpit lighting upgrades were installed at American Eurocopter s plant in Grand Prairie, Texas. For related... Read More »
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March 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
If you re looking for a bright spot in any sector of aviation, the best place to start is the helicopter segment. The rising price of oil along with the continued growth of EMS and SAR have helped helicopter manufacturers maintain rather healthy production numbers. In fact, at last... Read More »
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September 24, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter UK has received an order from West Midlands Police Air Support Unit for an EC135. The law enforcement mission-equipped helicopter will replace another EC135 that was destroyed in a recent fire. Eurocopter plans to deliver the new helicopter in summer 2010. For related... Read More »
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July 29, 2013
From Aviation Today
Dublin, Ireland-based Milestone Aviation Group has closed on a $300-million credit facility involving Lloyds Bank, Lombard and the Barclays Bank. The company plans to use the funding toward a $400-million agreement with Bristow Group to acquire and lease Sikorsky S-92s, Eurocopter EC225s and... Read More »
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July 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
Brazil says on June 30 it signed the deal, which calls for Eurocopter's Helibras subsidiary to build the helicopters for that nation's military at its plant in Minas Gerais state. Eurocopter is to invest $300-400 million on plant expansion. The aircraft, the first of which is to be delivered in... Read More »
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April 19, 2010
From Aviation Today
In a preliminary report released last week, U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators describe the pilot of a Eurocopter AS350B3 that crashed March 25 in Tennessee as trying to beat the storm. Three people died in the Brownsville crash pilot Doug Phillips and flight nurses... Read More »
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February 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
CHC Global Operations has placed an order with ELITE Simulation Solutions for an ELITE Evolution S623 Eurocopter Training Device to be installed at its Lagos, Nigeria location. The ELITE Evolution will feature a three-channel visual system, Garmin GNS430, and the Bendix/King EFIS navigation... Read More »
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December 29, 2009
From Aviation Today
American Eurocopter delivered a modified EC145 to Cook Children s Teddy Bear Transport in late December. The helicopter joins a fleet of rotary and fixed-wing aircraft. Eurocopter originally delivered the EC145 to the medical center in August, before Air Methods upgraded the helicopter with... Read More »
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November 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
The NH90 is an asset to Germany s infantry and helicopter regiments, which are all under one command. Photo by Wim Das The European Defence Agency s most recent large-scale, multinational helicopter exercise offered aviators and airborne troops the opportunity to hone their... Read More »
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October 29, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
American Eurocopter has chosen National EMS Pilots Association to receive the third annual Vision Zero safety award. The manufacturer presented the award to the Layton, Utah-based nonprofit association during an AMTC banquet in San Jose, Calif. Eurocopter also honored Canada s Alberta Shock Trauma... Read More »
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May 14, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
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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February 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
CIVIL N.Y. Police Ground Explorers, Seeks Emergency Replacements Suffolk County, N.Y, grounded its police department's two MD902 medevac helicopters in December 2004 in a dispute with MD Helicopters over the need to replace rotor hubs that the department said are cracked. The move came as a... Read More »
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July 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
The board of directors of AgustaWestland has appointed Bruno Spagnolini (L) as CEO. He succeeds Giuseppe Orsi, who has taken over as CEO of parent company Finmeccanica. Spagnolini has served as chief operating officer since 2007, and was previously CEO of Agusta S.p.A. The board also named Giorgio... Read More »
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May 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
EADS North America brought its AAS-72X to Nashville Intl Airport (BNA) for flight demonstrations during Quad-A. Along with American Eurocopter and Lockheed Martin, EADS flew the first of three technical demonstration aircraft (TDA) in December 2010. The companies are evaluating the helicopter for... Read More »
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December 9, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter has obtained an order for two EC225s from the French Defense Ministry, which will employ the helicopters in search and rescue (SAR) missions. The French Armament Procurement Agency (DGA) placed the order for the EC225s, which will fly with the French Navy. Eurocopter plans to deliver... Read More »
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