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August 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
TRADITIONALLY, WE TELL YOU WHAT we ve placed on the monthly issue s cover in a sentence or two on our Table of Contents page. That would have been a challenge this month, since our cover is made up of a selection of 49 covers that have appeared on Rotor & Wing since it went into business with the... Read More »
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December 6, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
My observations this month surround two different assembly lines that I ve witnessed recently. In November I visited Eurocopter s Marignane sprawling headquarters complex outside of Marseille in the south of France. A month before I d been to Boeing s Ridley Park facility outside of Philadelphia... Read More »
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May 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
Attendees of HAI's Heli-Expo reported burgeoning order books, valuable contacts on the show floor and a general feeling that good times may be returning to the helicopter industry. HAI's Heli-Expo 2004 highlighted what exhibitors and attendees said is a turning point for the helicopter industry... Read More »
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July 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Bell Helicopter places at the top in seven out of the nine Rotor & Wing 2013 Excellence Ratings categories, continuing its run as the leader in customer service among helicopter OEMs. Photo courtesy of Bell Statistics in business are like the light post to the drunk they are used far more for... Read More »
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May 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Christian Gras (left) is the new executive vice president of customers for the Eurocopter Group. He reports to Eurocopter CEO Lutz Bertling and becomes a member of the company s executive committee. Gras, who succeeds Philippe Harache, was previously senior vice president for Latin America within... Read More »
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March 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Bell Parent Plans Academy in India Bell Helicopter is looking to set up a training academy in India. The move is part of Bell parent Textron s effort to strengthen its position in one of the world s most promising aviation markets. In addition to training for helicopter pilots, the academy would... Read More »
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August 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
German National Police use a fleet of 87 Eurocopter variants to patrol the county. Eurocopter Eurocopter has handed over the final two EC155B1s out of a 20-helicopter order to the German Federal Police. The helicopters were part of a fleet upgrade program, which brings the... Read More »
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February 1, 2014
From Rotor & Wing
Douglas Nelms Helicopter activity at November s Dubai Airshow may not have had the drama of the multi-billion dollar orders for Boeing and Airbus jetliners, but it did prove that Middle East helicopter operations are still a growth industry. While AgustaWestland signed orders for a... Read More »
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June 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
Another helicopter flight training school, High Desert Helicopters, opened in Utah last month. The company took delivery of its first Schweizer 300C in May, with a second 300C delivery slated for July. High Desert Helicopters currently has six students, but expects to increase its enrollment... Read More »
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April 20, 2009
From Aviation Today
UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) investigators say an accident that bought down a Super Puma helicopter in the North Sea killing 16 was caused by a 'catastrophic' main gearbox failure. The Bond Offshore Helicopters AS332L2 Super Puma (G-RED) crashed into the sea on April 1 as it... Read More »
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October 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
Vendors offer EMS operators an array of new tools to help crews work better aloft in the cockpit as well as the cabin. With their customers searching for ways to operate safer and more efficiently, EMS vendors are pushing the development and fielding of products and services that can help... Read More »
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March 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
A Wasatch Powerbird Guides (WPG) Eurocopter AS350B3 comes in for a landing following a ski drop. For some individuals, downhill skiing on a plotted slope just doesn t make the adrenaline rush. They seek a greater thrill, above the chair-lifted skiing crowds, to mountain tops on which... Read More »
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June 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
The future of the ARH program hinges on a variety of vital decisions made by both the government and potential contract bidders. As we walked the floors of the annual Quad-A convention at the Opryland Convention Center last month, the most interesting topic of discussion on the floor by far was... Read More »
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April 5, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
The first NH90 assembled in Finland has completed inaugural flight tests successfully, reports the Finnish firm Patria, which did the work. A high-cabin variant destined for the Swedish Defence Forces, it is the third Swedish NH90 to fly. The other two were built by Eurocopter in Marignane... Read More »
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July 22, 2013
From Aviation Today
Eurocopter on Monday said its EC225 twin engine passenger transport helicopters can return to full service later this month, after being grounded in some countries since October 2012. On July 10, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approved prevention and detection measures developed by... Read More »
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July 1, 2012
From Aviation Today
Eurocopter will provide a SAR-modified EC225 for Nordic Search and Rescue. Eurocopter Norway has formed a new SAR venture with Eurocopter and Heli-One in Team NORDSAR (Nordic Search and Rescue). Eurocopter will provide a custom-built EC225, with special modifications for Nordic region... Read More »
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February 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
The Las Vegas Convention Center is the venue for Heli-Expo 2013, the annual gathering of the worldwide helicopter industry, hosted by Alexandria, Va.-based Helicopter Association International (HAI). Thousands of attendees, hundreds of vendors, and dozens of helicopters will converge in Nevada... Read More »
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November 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
MD Plans to Acquire Training Fleet MD Helicopters is "committed to being the provider of training" to its customers and is undertaking an aircraft, training device and courseware acquisition program to achieve that, according to the company's new director of flight operations and training... Read More »
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May 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
MILITARY | MEDVAC Collectively, the 58 American Eurocopter UH-72A Lakotas currently on duty with the U.S. Army and National Guard have accumulated 10,000 flying hours. These light utility helicopters (LUHs), which are based on the Eurocopter EC-145 twin turbine civilian helicopter, can carry two... Read More »
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April 1, 2008
From Aviation Today
India Drops Tariffs on Simulators India s latest national budget holds a special gift for aspiring helicopter pilots. The nation s finance minister, Shri P. Chidambaram, has eliminated the import taxes on simulators used for helicopter training. That should help drop the cost of training in India... Read More »
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