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April 1, 2014
From Rotor & Wing
The North Sea, in many respects, is the epicenter of civil helicopter operations in the world. Since the ignition of the oil exploration boom in the area a half-century ago, Norway and the UK have become the primary users of helicopters, operating nearly 70 percent of the total fleet in Europe and... 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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July 1, 2011
From Avionics Today
Painting the words police or sheriff on the side of a helicopter does not a law enforcement helicopter make. It s the mission equipment the search lights, radios, video systems, etc. that make it a police helicopter. Even in the 1960s and 70s, when police departments in the United States were... 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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August 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
The East Bay Regional Park District, based in Oakland, Calif., plans to award Turbomeca a Service-by-the-Hour contract for the support, repair and overhaul of its new Arriel 2B1 engine, which was delivered in May. The East Bay Regional Park District s Air Support Unit operates two Eurocopter... 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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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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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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April 18, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
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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April 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
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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August 4, 2011
From Aviation Today
Becker Avionics has installed its DVCS6100 digital audio system in two Eurocopter TH-135 trainers that have entered service with the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF). Eurocopter has delivered a total of five of the modified EC135s under a 15-helicopter order. More: LE Bells Receive... Read More »
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February 19, 2009
From Aviation Today
Air Comm Corporation has been selected by American Eurocopter to provide vapor cycle air conditioning systems for the U.S. Army s Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) program, led by EADS North America. Deliveries of the units are under way. The LUH, designated UH-72 Lakota by the Army, is a variant of... Read More »
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August 10, 2011
From Aviation Today
The Ministry of Safety & Security in Namibia has purchased a Eurocopter EC145 for the Police Force s (NAMPOL) Air Wing. The new helicopter adds to NAMPOL s current fleet of Ecureuil AS350 B3s. The EC145, manufactured at Eurocopter s plant in Donauwörth, Germany, is scheduled for delivery in late... Read More »
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November 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
MILITARY/SAR The Irish Air Corps is retiring its Alouette 3s, which have been central to thousands of rescue and Army missions since it first went into active service. The Irish defense forces bought the aircraft in 1963 from France s Sud Aviation, a predecessor of Eurocopter. The Alouettes were... Read More »
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February 6, 2009
From Aviation Today
EADS North America, the parent company of Eurocopter North America, has received a contract to build five additional UH-72A Lakota helicopters for the U.S. Army, bringing the total number of the twin-engine, light utility aircraft to 128. More than 54 have already been assembled at Eurocopter s... 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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June 18, 2007
From Aviation Today
While Eurocopter and its partners AgustaWestland and Stork Fokker Aerospace are making program in getting the tactical transport version of the NH90 certified and delivered, the maritime version is another story, Eurocopter President and CEO Lutz Bertling told Rotor & Wing. The NATO Frigate... Read More »
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August 19, 2011
From Aviation Today
UTair Aviation in Russia has received the first of 20 Ecureuils variants from Eurocopter s Vostok subsidiary. The first helicopter delivered was a single-engine AS350 B3 model with an enhanced AS350 B3e variant to follow. UTair will also be the first operator of the new AS355NP in the country... Read More »
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February 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Single Parent In the Carson Helicopters S-61 case (see Hersman: Public Use Aviation s Orphan, January 2011 Rotorcraft Report, page 10), you have a certified operator operating a type-certificated aircraft contracted to a government entity, so it isn t a true orphan, just a single parent. The... Read More »
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May 28, 2007
From Aviation Today
EASA Safety Information Notice No.: 2007 ? 08 Issued: 13 April 2007 addresses the automatic double engine failure on takeoff in a Diesel-powered DA-42 if external power is used for start (see ASW 07 May 07 "Sudden Silences").Note that: "This Safety Information Notice is for information only. No AD... Read More »
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