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November 20, 2008
From Aviation Today
Eurocopter announced the creation of Eurocopter Indonesia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Franco-German-Spanish helicopter manufacturer based in France. The establishment of the operation in the city of Jakarta increases Eurocopter s worldwide footprint to 18 subsidiaries. Eurocopter has been in... Read More »
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April 3, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
I sit here pondering how to relate my recent experience with flying Eurocopter s newest product, the EC175 medium twin. Let s face it, for a steam gauge guy transitioning to glass within a span of 40 minutes, it s easy to get lost in the Technicolor world of huge navigation and systems screens in... Read More »
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June 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
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 29, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter is acquiring the German helicopter maintenance specialist Motorflug Baden-Baden GmbH. Motorflug, which has bases in Baden-Baden, Rheinmünster and Schönhagen near Berlin, will become an integral part of Eurocopter s service and support business for civil helicopters. We have identified... Read More »
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November 26, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
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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December 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
aparker@accessintel.com Three of the larger stories involving the helicopter industry in 2013 have ties to Eurocopter. The first is something Eurocopter didn t do in relation to arguably the biggest story of the year, as the manufacturer dropped out of U.S. Army Aviation s Joint... 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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September 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter Offers Training On Night Urban Flying The American Eurocopter Training Center is offering a course on Night Urban Flying and Emergencies. The new course is part of the center's night-vision goggle (NVG) initial and recurrent training package, for which it received FAA Part 141... Read More »
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April 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter anticipates that a fix to the main gearbox issues with the EC225 will be available in April. The model was temporarily grounded after two ditching incidents in the UK s North Sea during 2012. We have to fix the technical issues which we are currently facing with the 225. No doubt, ... Read More »
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February 1, 2013
From Aviation Today
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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April 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
That India is a big lure for helicopter makers was reaffirmed by strategic deals struck this year by key rotorcraft players. In February, Sikorsky Aircraft signed a memo of understanding with a unit of India s Tata Group on the production of cabins for the S-92. That was followed in short order by... 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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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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April 1, 2013
From Aviation Today
Eurocopter anticipates that a fix to the main gearbox issues with the EC225 will be available in April. The model was temporarily grounded after two ditching incidents in the UK s North Sea during 2012. We have to fix the technical issues which we are currently facing with the 225. No doubt, ... 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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September 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
There is every possibility that either the Marquis d'Arlandes or Pilatre de Rozier sent down some news of the surrounding countryside on that first aerial flight by humans back in 1783, going aloft in the Montgolfier brothers' hot air balloon. Thaddeus Lowe and his staff certainly gathered news... 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 12, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
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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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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