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June 29, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
During the Paris Air Show last week, Eurocopter CEO Lutz Bertling said that the AS365/EC155 Dauphin medium twin replacement program, codenamed X4, is now fully launched. In an unusual arrangement, two versions are planned to enter the market successively. In 2016, the first one will use... Read More »
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August 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
IT S NOT HARD TO ISOLATE THE BIG BUSINESS OR political events that have steered the course of the rotorcraft industry in the 40 years since Rotor & Wing first appeared. Just about anyone you ask will point first to the war in Vietnam some to that waged by France, most to the U.S. operations as... Read More »
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February 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
At the helicopter industry's premier event, manufacturers and vendors parade their newest and best. Here's a sampling of what's on the convention center floor. As the premier gathering of the helicopter industry, Heli-Expo is a showcase for companies offering their products and services to... Read More »
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June 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
The 60th anniversary show brings some things old, many things new. In its 60th anniversary year, the Farnborough Air Show will have visitors reminiscing of the old and embracing the new. This year s biennial show coincides with two other significant anniversaries: the 100th anniversary of the... Read More »
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June 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
From engine filters and vibration dampeners to computer aids for avoiding collisions and friendly fire, new technology is helping helicopter crews do more and do it safely. Our editors highlight some of the best examples. Tracking an Asymmetric Advantage It has become common in military circles... Read More »
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July 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
MILITARY/TRANSPORT The first Eurocopter EC635 for the Swiss Air Force made a successful maiden flight May 23 at Eurocopter s Donauwörth, Germany facility. The air force has ordered 18 EC635s for use in transport and training missions. In addition, the Swiss Federal Air Transport Services ordered... Read More »
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December 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
A AAR Corp., 1100 North Wood Dale Road, Wood Dale, IL 60191; E-mail: paul.oppenheim@aarcorp.com; Web: www.aarcorp.com; Phone: 630-227-2000; Fax: 630-227-2039 Acadian Composites LLC, 301 W. Pont Des Mouton Road, Lafayette, LA 70507; E-mail: acsales@phihelico.com; Web: www.phihelico.com; Phone... Read More »
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September 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
The Canadian government has selected the S-92 over AgustaWestland's EH101 Cormorant for its maritime replacement helicopter. The announcement was made July 23. Final contracts will be signed this fall and the first helicopter must be delivered no later than 2008. Deliveries thereafter are to... Read More »
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January 19, 2009
From Aviation Today
As part of its continuing investigations into helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) accidents, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSN) has opened public dockets on nine such fatal crashes occurring between late 2007 and the end of 2008. Four of the dockets include probably cause... Read More »
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September 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
PUBLIC SERVICE The U.S. Homeland Security Dept is calling for more Eurocopter AS350s for its Customs and Border Protection service. The vendor, American Eurocopter, expects the indefinite quantity/indefinite delivery contract to cover up to 50 more AS350B3s during its base year and four one-year... Read More »
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July 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
AgustaWestland, Saab Develop Door Gunner Trainer AgustaWestland and Saab Training Systems have developed an airborne cabin/door gun training system utilizing existing helicopter weapon installations. The new system is designed to enable any flight to be used as a training mission and allow gunners... Read More »
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March 1, 2008
From Aviation Today
THE QUESTION ON MANY MINDS IS what will Bell Helicopter do this year? For the last several years, Heli-Expo has marked turning points for Bell, with most proving less than favorable. In 2004, for instance, it launched the IFR version of the Model 427, only to cancel that a year later in favor of... Read More »
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October 9, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Mi-8 (left) and Mi-26 trainers The UTair Training Center in Tyumen dates back to 1967, when it was a training facility unit for the Tyumen Civil Aviation Department. Later it developed into a Personnel Training Center (PTC) and was registered as a... Read More »
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August 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
On a clear day, eastern South Dakota appears to be a benevolent setting for helicopter flight. The landscape is as flat as a hospital bed, and it appears covered by a giant patchwork quilt, created by the checkerboard design of farm fields. The razor-edge horizon allows a view of blue skies as far... Read More »
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February 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
Public Service Inventories To Grow WITH 2004 GONE, IT IS TIME TO look at what the future holds for airborne law enforcement and firefighting units in 2005. The chief pilot of any law enforcement helicopter operation will tell you that money is still the tail that wags the aviation dog. Flight... Read More »
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September 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
Today, Sao Paulo state represents almost 34 percent of Brazil's gross national product, with this huge participation in most of the countries' activities reflected in the helicopter market. Of Brazil's nearly 1,000 civilian helicopters, roughly 455 are flying in Sao Paulo State. Of those, about... Read More »
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June 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter Vostok has appointed a new president and CEO Laurence Rigolini. The Eurocopter Group subsidiary provides sales and support in Russia and CIS countries in the region. A 20-year employee of Eurocopter, she formerly served as corporate communications vice president for Eurocopter... Read More »
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March 30, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Australia's version of the medium-lift NH90, the MRH90, made its maiden flight yesterday at Eurocopter's Marignane, France flight test center. Eurocopter Test Pilot Jean-Pierre Roldan flew Manufacturer Serial No. 1 for 1.5 hr, taking the aircraft to 4,000 ft and reaching maximum speed, Eurocopter... Read More »
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December 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
It s that time of year again where Rotor & Wing looks back at the year s events and tries to find some logic to apply to the future. As part of that effort, here is a summary of some of the most interesting stories that I came across during 2012, in no particular order. The future took center... Read More »
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August 9, 2010
From Aviation Today
The U.S. helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) industry may be facing another troubling year, as the number of fatal accidents is again on the rise after scoring a remarkably safe year in 2009. For the HEMS industry, 2008 was the deadliest year on record with eight fatal accidents totaling... Read More »
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