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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 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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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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September 23, 2013
From Aviation Today
Milestone Aviation Group (Stand J50) has closed on a $300-million credit facility, to be used for acquiring and leasing helicopters valued at $400 million to affiliates of Bristow Group Inc. The assets include Sikorsky S-92, Eurocopter EC225 and AgustaWestland AW189 and AW139 types. Said Milestone... Read More »
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April 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
Canada's helicopter procurement saga has already generated enough egg to splatter the face of a great many political figures in Ottawa, from former Premier Jean Chrétien on down. Ironically, it is now two manufacturers short-listed to supply the Maritime Helicopter Project that are shining a... Read More »
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February 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
As we head into Heli-Expo, it s important to again bring up the subjects of training and safety. Learning lessons from the mistakes of others is one of the most basic ways of improving. The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board issued similar rulings on January 19 involving two helicopter EMS... 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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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 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
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 4, 2008
From Aviation Today
The $33.6 million will help to upgrade or replace some of aviation command s fleet. Nine of the 12 Dauphins are nearing the end of two decades and are used to fly aerial law enforcement, search and rescue, homeland security and disaster assessment missions. Originally, the police dept was... 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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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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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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September 14, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
The National Transportation Safety Board is meeting at 9:30 a.m. EST this morning to issue a report on the Aug. 8, 2009 midair collision involving a Eurocopter AS350BA and a Piper PA-32 over the Hudson River near New York City. Nine people died in the accident, which spurred a change in the... Read More »
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September 15, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Following a five-hour public meeting yesterday, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released a multi-pronged probable cause in the Aug. 8, 2009 midair collision of a tour helicopter and small aircraft over the Hudson River near New York City. Nine people died in the accident, which... Read More »
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