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August 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
TRAINING Eurocopter is expanding training services for North Sea oil and gas operators, with plans to open a training center in Aberdeen, Scotland in 2010. The facility is to feature an EC225 flight training device (FTD), the first based in the United Kingdom. The facility will be operated by... Read More »
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April 22, 2013
From Aviation Today
Eurocopter now fully understands the root cause of the cracking and need to go to validation of both the final and immediate fix, said outgoing President and CEO Lutz Bertling at the company s headquarters in Marignane on April 18. He was addressing the problem with the main gear bevel shaft... Read More »
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May 28, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Three different helicopter types (a total of four aircraft) are headed for Japan s National Police Agency (NPA) under a new contract signed with Eurocopter Japan. The two medium-class helicopters are going to the Hyogo Prefectural Police (EC155 B1) and the Hiroshima Prefectural Police (AS365 N3+)... Read More »
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August 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
PUBLIC SERVICE/FIRE Eurocopter is seizing the opportunity of the wildfire season on the Mediterranean island of Corsica to assess the firefighting capabilities of the EC725. In league with the manufacturer, France s interior ministry rented an EC725 from the French air force s 1/67 "Pyrénées"... Read More »
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April 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
More sophisticated integrated systems are becoming available that will increase safety and improve operating economics. The question is what is needed and how to afford it. There was a time not too long ago when the concept of designing a helicopter was to develop the airframe, bolt on an engine... Read More »
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February 12, 2012
From Aviation Today
Two dramatic launches mood music, helicopters behind screens and clever audio visual presentations accompanied the launches of the Bell 525 Relentless super medium transport (SMT) and the Eurocopter EC130T2. While you can find the full specifications elsewhere in this news section, Bell President... Read More »
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January 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Notwithstanding the difficult economic environment, 2010 was a growth year for Uniflight as the benefits of prior planning and growth initiatives began to take root. We diversified the service center franchise of our flagship location in Grand Prairie, Texas (KGPM). After nearly 30 years as a Bell... Read More »
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November 26, 2013
From Aviation Today
The UK s Royal Air Force (RAF) has now begun training with the latest version of its Eurocopter Puma helicopter, the Puma Mk2. A £260-million (around $420-million) investment by the UK s Ministry of Defence (MoD) will see 24 new Puma Mk2 conversions from the older type of aircraft, which will... Read More »
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April 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
A primer on helicopter autopilots, with a flight report on SFIM's two-axis VFR system. Most helicopter pilots still can hear a stern instructor's voice searing into their subconscious "DON'T EVER TAKE YOUR HAND OFF THE CYCLIC!" When I first flew a helicopter with an autopilot, I was the same way... Read More »
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June 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Insurance Tumult Means Consumer Gains, Problems for Safety Initiatives Insurance companies will soon be fighting for helicopter operators' business, driving premiums down and pumping more underwriting dollars into the market, according a top aviation insurance broker. Larry Mattiello, president of... Read More »
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December 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Steel, aircraft, the right pilots, and certain equipment such as night-vision systems have all posed challenges to operators striving to meet high customer demand. 2006 PROVED TO BE A YEAR PACKED WITH ACTION ON THE BATTLEFRONT, IN OPERATIONS, sales campaigns, and regulatory debates, and on... Read More »
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February 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
MILITARY | OFFSHORE The news, which came on December 23, 2008, was released following the EU-Brazil summit held in Rio de Janeiro. As well, Brazil is purchasing five submarines from France; one of which will be nuclear-powered using Brazilian-developed technology. Collectively, the 50 twin-engine... Read More »
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May 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
It s not good when a pilot loses situational awareness in a dust cloud near the ground. Brownout is a major threat to helicopters in Iraq and Afghanistan. The U.S. Department of Defense has estimated that 37 percent of helicopter losses there between 2001 and 2008 involved brownout and obstacle... Read More »
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December 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
A round-up of commercial and military contracts for rotorcraft and support over the last year. AAI CORP WAS AWARDED AN $87.2-MILLION, FIRM, fixed-price contract for full-rate production of the Shadow Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System and associated support equipment. A second, $65.6-million contract... Read More »
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January 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Question 1: What are the most interesting projects that your company is working on during 2012? Becker Avionics Becker Avonics has exciting product news and milestones coming up and we believe that 2012 will be another great year. We are continuing to strive to provide innovative solutions for... Read More »
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November 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Full-flight simulator at Heli-Union s Training Center. Heli-Union is growing utilization of its Angouleme, France-based pilot training center thanks to the adoption of the latest tools available a Thales/Eurocopter Dauphin full flight simulator (FFS) and Guimbal Cabri G2 light piston... Read More »
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December 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Military | Simulators Marignane, France-based training services provider Helisim inaugurated a full flight mission simulator for the NH90 military transport helicopter on September 23. The new Level-C device features a highly realistic visual database. It represents a tactical transport (TTH)... Read More »
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May 1, 2001
From Avionics Today
New Displays for DC-9s Northwest Airlines selected Universal Avionics Systems Corp. s MFD-640 multifunction display for retrofit in its fleet of 162 DC-9 aircraft. The new color displays will replace RDR-1E and RDR-4A weather radar indicators, and it will display data from Honeywell s terrain... Read More »
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January 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
The European Aeronautic Defense and Space (EADS) company flew its first fully mission-equipped AAS-72X last month, moving it one step closer to an anticipated U.S. Army bid for an armed aerial scout helicopter. Two years ago the Army terminated an earlier program to replace the OH-58D Kiowa... Read More »
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February 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
A common pilot error, according to U.S. statistics, is insufficient power available. This does not mean helicopters are underpowered. Rather, the pilot is unaware of the power required in the situation, an FAA analyst said. Recently released numbers show that the global... Read More »
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