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February 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Bristow Group s Eurocopter EC225s fly over water on a regular basis, making ditching a necessary part of pilot and crew training. Bristow Most ditching events and water impacts would be survived if on the ground. Civil aviation authorities, helicopter makers and equipment... 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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February 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Virginia s Fairfax County Police Department is displaying its new Bell 429 at Heli-Expo in Dallas. For the full story and coverage from the event, visit www.aviationtoday.com/rw/heliexpo2012 and look for Rotor & Wing s Show Day publication on the convention center floor. Photo by... Read More »
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January 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Aerospace companies and military forces around the world have relied for decades on Donaldson Aerospace and Defense, a division of the Donaldson Company (NYSE: DCI), for high-performance filtration systems for commercial and military propulsion systems. In 2011, Donaldson reinforced its industry... Read More »
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May 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
COMMERCIAL | OFFSHORE Brazil s long-time military doctrine focused on territorial defense has gained a new dynamic that is reverberating through all elements of the helicopter industry. Two major discoveries of ultra- deep oil and gas fields in the Santos Basin off the coast of Sao Paulo state are... Read More »
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September 24, 2013
From Aviation Today
Reed Exhibitions is taking something of a punt with this year s Helitech International Exhibition & Conference at the ExCel in London, and rivals will closely scrutinize its figures. Ever since its launch in the 1980s, Europe s answer to Heli-Expo has made a feature of its low-key, rural setting... Read More »
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April 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
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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August 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
As you see from this month s report, there is a great deal going on in the completions and refurbishments business. Just as evident is the fact that there is a great deal to consider and decide, if you are an owner or operator and want to be assured of getting the most out of your revamped... Read More »
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February 12, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Metro Aviation has completed and delivered the first of three Eurocopter EC145s for Sanford Health s base in Sioux Falls, S.D. The other two EC145s will be delivered in late 2012 and be stationed out of Fargo, N.D. Photos courtesy of Metro Aviation Shreveport, La.-based Metro Aviation... Read More »
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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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April 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour at the podium with (seated left to right) EADS North America CEO Sean O Keefe, American Eurocopter President/CEO Marc Paganini and Brig. Gen. William Crosby, program executive officer of U.S. Army Aviation, during the 100th Lakota delivery ceremony. EADS... Read More »
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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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June 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Ernie Stephens in the HotSeat R&W Editor-at-Large Ernie Stephens approaches downtown Manhattan in a simulated Eurocopter AS365 Dauphin using the HotSeat Heli Sim. HotSeat Chassis recently sent a demo unit for its new low-cost... Read More »
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December 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Putting HEMS Decisions Back into Pilots Hands I m a 15-year HEMS PIC, based at a large university hospital. Hospital-based aircraft are usually leased from an aviation vendor, which also provides flight crews (the medical crews are usually hospital employees). The biggest safety concern in this... 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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October 28, 2013
From Aviation Today
Boston MedFlight has received the 2013 Vision Zero Aviation Safety Award, presented by American Eurocopter during the AMTC annual Community Awards banquet on October 21. The non-profit air medical transport provider was selected for the award out of a "record-tying" list of 25 different nominees... Read More »
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February 1, 2009
From Avionics Today
More than anything else, safety concerns are pushing developments and purchases in helicopter avionics as the commercial rotorcraft world focuses attention on slashing accident rates, especially among emergency medical service operators. To that end, manufacturers and operators are looking at a... Read More »
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August 3, 2012
From Aviation Today
American Eurocopter has handed over an EC145 to the University of Utah s AirMed program. The EMS provider s fleet previously consisted of four Bell 407s and two fixed-wing aircraft. United Rotorcraft s facility in Denver, Colo. will complete the new helicopter for Utah AirMed, and Air Methods will... Read More »
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July 18, 2007
From Aviation Today
Eurocopter says it has successfully tested the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) as an approach and landing aid for helicopters. The manufacturer fitted its EC155 experimental all-weather helicopter (Hélicoptère Tous Temps, or HTT) to use the system. The tests were... Read More »
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June 20, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
American Eurocopter booked sales to operators in three sectors: tourism, corporate travel and law enforcement/public safety. Las Vegas-based charter/tour operator Maverick Helicopter Tours ordered 14 EC130s, boosting its total fleet to 35. JK Moving and Storage purchased an EC120 for... Read More »
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