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March 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
The European Commission wants Italy to stop awarding helicopter contracts without competition to Agusta. The administrative arm of the 15-nation European Union said on February 4 that it will send a reasoned opinion to Italy asking that nation to end the practice. Such opinions are the second... Read More »
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July 1, 2013
From Aviation Today
EADS North America proactively withdrew from the U.S. Army s Joint Multi-Role (JMR) Technology Demonstrator competition because the requirement for the transfer of Intellectual Property (IP) rights was too high a price to pay in the current climate of sequestration, said Eurocopter s new President... Read More »
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August 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
One welcome by-product of the global recession is that this year s Paris Air Show was largely free of the boring succession of multi-billion dollar deals for Airbus and Boeing airliners that have dominated past editions. And, as orders and hard news in the military fixed-wing field were also few... Read More »
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June 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
How long has Rotor & Wing International been bringing you, our readers, news from the Paris Air Show? Longer than we ve all been using the term Eurocopter. This year s edition of the biennial show the 51st is ripe with potential news. Think, A decision on Sikorsky Aircraft s future ownership ... Read More »
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October 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Following the fatal accident involving CHC AS332L2 Super Puma G-WNSB on August 23, UK operators returned their helicopters back to service in late August. Four out of 18 passengers died when the aircraft came down in the sea two miles short of Sumborough Airport on the Shetland Islands. On... Read More »
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July 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
EADS North America proactively withdrew from the U.S. Army s Joint Multi-Role (JMR) Technology Demonstrator competition because the requirement for the transfer of Intellectual Property (IP) rights was too high a price to pay in the current climate of sequestration, said Eurocopter s new President... Read More »
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April 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Calling MD Supply Chain a Shambles, New Owner Vows to Rebuild Whatever Lynn Tilton invested to get control of MD Helicopters--and the sum could be growing by the month--she certainly got more than she bargained for. After she bought MD in July 2005, the head of the New York distressed-debt... Read More »
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October 24, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Source: Eurocopter ST. LOUIS American Eurocopter is proud to announce that the Flight For Life Transport System has won the 2011 Vision Zero Aviation Safety Award. As part of the award, American Eurocopter presented the program with a check for $10,000 to continue its efforts towards safety... Read More »
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February 1, 2009
From Aviation Today
With the discovery of oil in the Arabian Peninsula in the late 1950s and early 60s, a huge market was created for the helicopters required to carry men and equipment out to the oil rigs in the Persian Gulf. As a result, in 1976 two helicopter operators started service in what is now the United... Read More »
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March 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
With the self-assured confidence that is the hallmark of Eurocopter s president and chief executive officer, Lutz Bertling, announced at the company s annual media gathering in Paris, France this January that yet another Houdini act had been achieved in 2012. While Eurocopter s overall helicopter... Read More »
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April 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Lutz Bertling with American Eurocopter CEO Marc Paganini at the company s March 5 Heli-Expo press conference, a week before announcing his plans to leave for Bombardier Transportation. Longstanding head of Eurocopter, Dr. Lutz Bertling, has... Read More »
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April 1, 2013
From Aviation Today
Lutz Bertling with American Eurocopter CEO Marc Paganini at the company s March 5 Heli-Expo press conference, a week before announcing his plans to leave for Bombardier Transportation. Longstanding head of Eurocopter, Dr. Lutz Bertling, has... Read More »
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April 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
The surprise resignation of Eurocopter s CEO, Dr. Lutz Bertling, who sees a better future away from rotorcraft as president and chief operating officer of Berlin-based Bombardier Transportation, is an undisputable loss to the helicopter industry in general. Since his appointment in November 2006... Read More »
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December 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
As it prepares to move into the turbine market, respondents to R&W s latest survey indicate, Robinson Helicopter may be the benchmark against which other manufacturers must measure their overall support of the marketplace. IT MAY COME AS NO SURPRISE THAT ROBINSON Helicopter comes out on top... Read More »
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November 2, 2009
From Aviation Today
FAA Approves AWOS AV All Weather, Inc. (AWI) has been granted approval for an Automated Weather Observing System (AWOS) Type AV (Altimeter and Visibility). AWI has been designing and producing various AWOS Types for over 20 years including AWOS Types A, I, II, III, P, PT, T and PTZ. The recent... Read More »
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May 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Kevin Bredenbeck Sikorsky s X2 Moves Toward the S-97 Actual voice transmission during the Sept. 15, 2010 test flight when the Sikorsky X2 broke the 250-knot objective: 245, 250, 251 knots... pretty much level... lower the nose... nice... 260, 262... bringing the nose up, bringing the... Read More »
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December 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
2012 turned out to be a far more interesting year than many of us expected it to be in terms of new products and new uses or iterations of existing products. This article began with a simple concept to provide an overview of all the products and services that industry vendors believed in strongly... Read More »
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January 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
MILITARY Elbit To Upgrade Bulgarian Helicopters Elbit Systems Ltd. will upgrade 12 Mi-24 combat helicopters and six Mi-17 transport helicopters for the Bulgarian Ministry of Defense under a 57.3 million ($67.2 million) contract. The upgrade is to take the Bulgarian helicopters up to NATO... Read More »
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November 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Photos courtesy of Eurocopter It still takes a good mechanic with the right set of tools on the maintenance floor to get a helicopter out of the hangar and back in the air, regardless of how sophisticated the aircraft s technology is. However, the way he or she approaches the repair is... Read More »
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October 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Deep and Distant Gulf of Mexico Well Holds Promise Medium- and heavy-helicopter manufacturers may get a boost if reports of a new, successful, deep and distant test oil well in the Gulf of Mexico bear out. Newer aircraft programs like AgustaWestland s AW139 (shown right) and Sikorsky s S-92... Read More »
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