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November 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
A hop in a friend's EC120 sold Indy racer Dario Franchitti on the business and personal benefits of helicopters. DARIO FRANCHITTI WAS SOLD ON HELICOPTERS during a house-hunting trip in Scotland several years ago. The house was 4-5 hr. away. But fellow racer Colin McRae offered him a ride in his... Read More »
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February 1, 2011
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Sikorsky Uncovers CH-53K Virtual Reality Center Sikorsky s new virtual reality center in Stratford, Conn. will help designers address assembly and maintenance issues for the CH-53K. Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky Aircraft has... 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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May 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
Attack The United States likely won t fulfill Turkey s request for AH-1 Cobras because it can t spare the attack helicopters, according to press reports in Turkey. That nation asked for 12 of the Bell Helicopter aircraft in late December to support its fight against insurgents. Turkey last year... Read More »
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January 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
The former Boundary Layer Research s strakes and fin kits have impressed operators with their performance benefits. Now the company wants to get credit for those benefits in the books. "I just don t understand how they can fly." When someone finds out that you fly, maintain, or build helicopters... Read More »
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April 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Ernie Stephens Photo Rotor & Wing boiled down 4,000-plus words from our collaborate Aviation Today Heli-Expo Blog, which ran from Feb. 20-23 during the show in Houston. Aviation Today Publisher & Editorial Director John Persinos teamed with Rotor & Wing Editor-in-Chief Joy Finnegan and... Read More »
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March 1, 2010
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This Eurocopter EC135 has joined the fleet of the EastCare air medical program, which Pitt County Memorial Hospital runs. Pitt County Memorial Hospital has taken delivery of a new Eurocopter EC135 for its EastCare air medical service in North Carolina. Based at Rocky Mount-Wilson... Read More »
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May 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
Global Helicopter Technology and DynCorp International have received their long awaited STC for the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6-67D engine to upgrade the UH-1H. The STC was issued in March, allowing the PT6 to be the first non-Honeywell T53 engine upgrade to go on the aircraft. Additional... Read More »
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March 1, 2008
From Aviation Today
Over 50 years after it was founded in 1954, the air wing of France s Gendarmerie Nationale a national police force belonging to the Defense Ministry and primarily tasked with policing outside cities and large towns is partway through an ambitious renewal of its helicopter force. That gradual... 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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November 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
PROGRAM UPDATES: Attack-Turkey was expected to finalize its Attack/Tactical Reconnaissance Helicopter (ATAK) competition at last month's Defense Industry Executive Committee meeting, but military officials objected to the short-listing of the Denel AH-2A Rooivalk and AgustaWestland's A129... Read More »
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January 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
MILITARY | UTILITY France has ordered a dozen NH90 transports and taken options on 56 for its army. France s aircraft will be the Tactical Transport Helicopter, or land-based, variant of the NH90. The transaction is valued at 1.8 billion if all options are exercised. France would have to exercise... Read More »
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April 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
The Fenestron shrouded tail rotor features a stator and asymmetrically spaced blades to reduce noise emission ensure safety. Rotorcraft noise is inevitable and almost taken for granted. To the general public, a helicopter s positive image is one of a provider of emergency medical... Read More »
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March 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
Over 50 years after it was founded in 1954, the air wing of France s Gendarmerie Nationale a national police force belonging to the Defense Ministry and primarily tasked with policing outside cities and large towns is partway through an ambitious renewal of its helicopter force. That gradual... Read More »
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April 1, 2009
From Avionics Today
By taking advantage of commercial advances in glass and graphics generators, display manufacturers are able to design and manufacture lightweight, low-cost cockpit displays that also have the functionality and symbology necessary for flight governed by Required Navigation Performance (RNP) and... Read More »
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January 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
MILITARY Coast Guard Vows to Stick to Re-Engining Schedule The U.S. Coast Guard expects to complete re-engining its HH-65 fleet with Turbomeca Arriel 2C2s by July 2006 despite a report by the U.S. Homeland Security Dept.'s inspector general that the project already is behind schedules and its... Read More »
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February 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
The Brazilian Armed Forces has a total of 47 more Eurocopter EC725s on order. Eurocopter Eurocopter subsidiary, Helibras, has reached an agreement to provide parts, service, inspections, overhaul and repairs for the Brazilian Armed Forces fleet of 50 Eurocopter EC725s on... Read More »
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July 17, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter has launched a modernization and expansion project at its research and development (R&D) facilities in Marignane, France. The investment is part of the manufacturer s Vision 2020, an innovation program which also includes the Systemhaus project in Donauworth, Germany that is scheduled... Read More »
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October 23, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
Belgium-based avionics specialist Barco has been awarded a contract from Eurocopter to provide high-performance mission displays aboard the AS-565 Panther, a militarized version of the Dauphin. Barco describes the contract as part of an upgrade program that will gear up the AS-565 fleet of the... Read More »
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June 28, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
North Carolina s Pitt County Memorial Hospital has received two EC145s from American Eurocopter. Based in Greenville, N.C., the helicopters join an EC135 in the EastCare air medical program. EastCare covers a 150-mile area around Greenville. For related... Read More »
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