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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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April 27, 2009
From Aviation Today
The UK Air Accident Investigation Board (AAIB) has asked for further checks on the gearboxes of Super Puma helicopters. The advisory follows the loss of a Bond Offshore Helicopters AS332L2 Super Puma (G-RED), which crashed into the North Sea on April 1 as it returned to Aberdeen. All 16 passengers... Read More »
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June 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Simulation and training have come a long way in the helicopter world. As the virtual experience becomes more lifelike, operators are recognizing the value of sim time as a complement to in-aircraft training. That wasn t always so. Historically, the fixed-wing segment has driven the simulator... 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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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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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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April 25, 2013
From Aviation Today
Eurocopter China has donated an AS350 Ecureuil to the Civil Aviation Flight University of China (CADUC). The helicopter will be based at the university campus in Guanghan within the Sichuan Province. It will become a part of the Eurocopter-supported courses that train helicopter technicians for... 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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April 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Coverage from HAI s Heli-Expo 2010 in Houston is spread throughout the April issue. This page feautres wrap-ups from the many AgustaWestland, Bell, Eurocopter and Sikorsky announcements. AgustaWestland AgustaWestland CEO Guiseppe Orsi. Photos by... Read More »
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August 14, 2012
From Aviation Today
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 non-commercial partnership that soon grew into one of the largest civil aviation... Read More »
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May 1, 2013
From Aviation Today
Sabers have been drawn and the battle is on for the deepwater offshore helicopter market that has already emerged. The large energy companies are now drilling exploratory wells in ocean depths of 10,000 feet or more at distances that exceed 200 miles from shorelines all over the world. The history... Read More »
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February 14, 2011
From Aviation Today
NTSB Investigative Courses Available The National Transportation Safety Board is offering two courses for investigators and industry professionals in the next two months. The first course, Cognitive Interviewing for Accident Investigators, will be offered February 23-24, 2011, at the NTSB Training... 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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December 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter Introduces Full Mission Trainer American Eurocopter has introduced a new dimension in flight simulators at its Grand Prairie, Texas training center. Referred to as the AS350 Full Mission Trainer, the one-of-a-kind system takes simulated flying two... Read More »
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February 6, 2013
From Aviation Today
AgustaWestland, BAE Systems, Bell, Boeing, Eurocopter, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL), Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Rockwell Collins, Russian Helicopters, Sikorsky and Thales are among the helicopter manufacturers and suppliers exhibiting at Aero India 2013, which starts Wednesday and... 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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March 30, 2007
From Aviation Today
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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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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October 6, 2008
From Aviation Today
Six events involving Eurocopter AS350 helicopters in the past six years, including two fatal crashes, have prompted the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to issue recommendations to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) that address concerns... Read More »
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April 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Below is a list of brief Heli-Expo news stories (in no particular order) as part of an effort to include as many helicopter support companies in this month s print issue. Unfortunately, we ran out of room to get every announcement in, but if you don t see your favorite company s announcement in... Read More »
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