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August 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
Southern Helicopter Land Southern Cone is the unofficial and curious designation for the southernmost region of Latin America. It includes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Uruguay, sometimes Paraguay and finally Brazil. Given its size (both territorial and economic), Brazil is treated in various ways in... Read More »
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December 1, 2012
From Aviation Today
The National EMS Pilots Association has given its Pilot of the Year award to Jim Glasner, who flies for Eagle-Med in Wichita, Kan. Glasner got his start as a U.S. Army helicopter pilot in 1970, becoming an HEMS pilot in 1979. During his career, he has served as a line pilot, instructor pilot... 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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February 22, 2010
From Aviation Today
The pilot and two paramedics aboard an emergency medical services (EMS) helicopter were killed when their aircraft crashed on Feb. 5 near El Paso, TX, It was the first fatal accident for the U.S. helicopter EMS (HEMS) industry during 2010. For the HEMS industry, 2008 was the deadliest year on... 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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January 31, 2014
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Today January 31, 2014] The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued a minor change approval (MCA) for the Aspen Avionics Evolution EFD 1000H Pro primary flight display on the Eurocopter AS355. German avionics aircraft maintenance company Avionik Straubing designed the... Read More »
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September 24, 2013
From Aviation Today
Helispares (Stand N40 at Helitech International 2013) has teamed up with Freedom Aero and Can West components to offer their services into Europe. Freedom Aero is a repair station specializing in starter generator overhaul and exchange and, together with Helispares, offers competitively priced... 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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June 26, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
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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June 27, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Canadian training provider Bailey Helicopters has incorporated an Elite Evolution S623 advanced aviation training device (AATD) at its facility in Fort St. John, BC. The helicopter simulator, modeled around the Eurocopter AS350B, will train pilots in a number of rotorcraft-specific scenarios... Read More »
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December 14, 2012
From Aviation Today
The first flight of the No. 1 series-production EC175 took place at Eurocopter s headquarters in Marignane last week. The seven-ton medium twin EC175 is a joint development with China Aviation Industry Corporation (AVIC), with aircraft being assembled in both Europe and China serving their... Read More »
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December 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
TRAINING | PUBLIC SERVICE The Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC), sponsored by the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS), convened in Minneapolis, Minn. on October 20-22. Approximately 2,400 air medical professionals were on hand at the Minneapolis Convention Center to participate in... 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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December 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
COMMERCIAL | PRODUCTS The seventh China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, also known as the China Air Show, closed November 9, but not before seeing brisk aircraft sales. According to show officials, the six-day event, held in Zhuhai, resulted in 102 aircraft sales totaling $4... Read More »
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August 2, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Air Methods has lifted the temporary flight restrictions for LifeNet helicopters in Arizona after last Wednesday s crash of a Eurocopter AS350B3 in Tucson. Three helicopters restarted service on Friday with the remaining four expected back in the air by Monday. The crash resulted in the deaths of... Read More »
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August 4, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter has received an order from the Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department for a dozen AS350B2s as part of a fleet upgrade program. The helicopters will serve in the unit s Aero Bureau, replacing 12 aircraft of the same type. The contract includes an option for two additional helicopters... Read More »
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September 2, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Europe s Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA) has issued dual qualification for Frasca s Eurocopter EC225 full flight simulator (FFS), which is based at Bristow Academy in Aberdeen, Scotland. The Level B FFS and Level III FTD qualifications follow similar approval earlier this year of a Frasca-built... Read More »
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September 3, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
CAE has obtained FAA Level 7 qualification for its CAE 3000 helicopter mission simulator a Eurocopter AS350B2 flight training device (FTD) based at Sky Harbor Intl Airport (PHX) in Phoenix, Ariz. The Montreal-based training company has four other locations for helicopter training in Morristown... Read More »
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September 13, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Using its three Eurocopter EC145s, Austin/Travis County STAR Flight rescued 13 people from floods related to Tropical Storm Hermine on Sept. 8. Director of Operations Will Culberson notes that high winds and heavy rains prevailed during most of the SAR mission. The effort marks the largest STAR... Read More »
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September 13, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Under separate agreements totaling more than $1.3 billion, Bristow Group has secured a series of contracts to support offshore oil companies in the UK s North Sea, Norway and Malaysia. Bristow signed a five-year contract with the Integrated Aviation Consortium (IAC) in the North Sea for the... Read More »
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