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October 19, 2011
From Aviation Today
American Eurocopter has announced several new contracts during AMTC. The manufacturer received an order for four EC145s from Peoria, Ill.-based OSF HealthCare. The helicopters are part of a fleet replacement for the hospital s air medical program, OSF Aviation. OSF Aviation expects delivery of the... Read More »
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October 12, 2011
From Aviation Today
Colombia-based Helistar has purchased three EC145s from Eurocopter Mexico. Helistar will use the aircraft for oil and gas transportation as part of a five-year service contract with Ecopetrol. The first two helicopters are scheduled for handover in 2012, with the third arriving in 2013. This order... Read More »
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October 4, 2011
From Aviation Today
Eurocopter has conducted airborne testing of a hybrid helicopter that uses a turboshaft internal combustion engine with an electric motor and lithium ion polymer battery. The hybrid is a production version of the AS350 with a supplemental electric system. The electrical systems and motor on the... Read More »
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January 20, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Today, Eurocopter released its sales figures for 2008, which showed it fully met its objectives for the year. The company reported that its turnover increased by 7.5 percent and that it delivered 588 new helicopters, a 20 percent increase over its 2007 figures. The company, while expecting to see... Read More »
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November 30, 2011
From Aviation Today
Eurocopter selected AdaCore's GNAT Pro High-Integrity Edition for development of an ARINC 653 demonstrator for military helicopters, the companies said Tuesday. The demonstrator will provide military interfaces and operational functions within a time- and memory-partitioned ARINC 653 architecture... Read More »
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July 22, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
In response to a recent NTSB training recommendation to the Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA), Eurocopter has introduced a new inadvertent IMC training course. The program uses the company s AS350 Level B flight and mission training simulator. The IIMC course allows for mission-specific... Read More »
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June 13, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Peter Cutler is the new vice president of military and federal government programs for American Eurocopter. Among his responsibilities will be oversight of the U.S. Army light utility helicopter (LUH) program, the Armed Aerial Scout program and growth of federal programs. Cutler comes from... Read More »
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June 29, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
During the Paris Air Show last week, Eurocopter CEO Lutz Bertling said that the AS365/EC155 Dauphin medium twin replacement program, codenamed X4, is now fully launched. In an unusual arrangement, two versions are planned to enter the market successively. In 2016, the first one will use... Read More »
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January 20, 2009
From Aviation Today
Today, Eurocopter released its sales figures for 2008, which showed it fully met its objectives for the year. The company reported that its turnover increased by 7.5 percent and that it delivered 588 new helicopters, a 20 percent increase over its 2007 figures. The company, while expecting to see... Read More »
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January 30, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter UK announced that it will break ground on a new service and simulator facility at Kirkhill Commercial Park in Dyce, Aberdeen. The center will include a 10,000 sq. ft. warehouse, 5,000 sq. ft. office area, and a 5,360 sq. ft. space for flight simulators. Groundbreaking is scheduled for... Read More »
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July 18, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
As oil prices surge, offshore helicopter operations boom. Case in point: Citic Offshore Helicopter Co. (COHC) and Eurocopter announced at Farnborough the signing of a contract for two EC225 helicopters. COHC is the largest offshore helicopter operator in Asia; the contract also marks Eucoropter s... Read More »
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January 30, 2009
From Aviation Today
Eurocopter UK announced that it will break ground on a new service and simulator facility at Kirkhill Commercial Park in Dyce, Aberdeen. The center will include a 10,000 sq. ft. warehouse, 5,000 sq. ft. office area, and a 5,360 sq. ft. space for flight simulators. Groundbreaking is scheduled for... Read More »
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February 19, 2014
From Aviation Today
Source: Kitchener Aero Kitchener Aero Avionics (KAAV) has received an FAA supplemental type certificate (STC) for their Glass-Cockpit upgrade to the Eurocopter EC120 helicopter. This STC has been granted under FAA Project No. ST07457NY-R. Related: Commercial... Read More »
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May 20, 2011
From Aviation Today
The FAA issued an airworthiness directive (AD) FAA-2010-1228 May 18 for Eurocopter France (ECF) Models AS350B, B1, B2, B3, BA and EC130 B4s with ARRIEL engines which is intended to prevent failure of a pinion and a fuel pump, engine flameout, and subsequent loss of control of the helicopter. The... Read More »
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February 26, 2014
From Aviation Today
At his company s annual state-of-the-nation briefing to journalists in Paris during January, new Airbus Helicopters President & CEO Guillaume Faury was less informative, less detailed and more cautious than his predecessor, Dr. Lutz Bertling. The usual document which last year contained 28... Read More »
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November 29, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Question: Why does the Eurocopter AS350 AStar flight manual list a different Vne (never exceed speed) for power-on vs. power-off flight? It lists 155 kts at SL, Std. Day power-on, and 125 knots at SL, Std. Day power-off. Shouldn t the maximum speed of the aircraft be the same, regardless... Read More »
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June 30, 2008
From Aviation Today
Eurocopter reports the Polish health ministry has signed a contract for 23 of the helicopters for its nationwide emergency medical services (EMS) network. The contract calls for delivery of the aircraft next year and in 2010. They are to replace a fleet of Mi-2s and enable Poland s air rescue... Read More »
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June 1, 2011
From Avionics Today
HeliSAS, Cobham s Autopilot and Stability Augmentation System, has been granted FAA supplemental type certification (STC) on the Eurocopter AS350 model series and EC130 helicopters. Earlier this year, HeliSAS was STC d on the Bell 206B, 206L, and 407 models. Cobham said the two-axis system... Read More »
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October 24, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter s EC145 has been a popular aircraft in both the military and public service sectors. But Ron Pratte, a businessman and helicopter pilot residing in the Phoenix area, had one of the twin-turbine aircraft built for his own personal use. His EC145, which is on display at the National... Read More »
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June 30, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter reports the Polish health ministry has signed a contract for 23 of the helicopters for its nationwide emergency medical services (EMS) network. The contract calls for delivery of the aircraft next year and in 2010. They are to replace a fleet of Mi-2s and enable Poland s air rescue... Read More »
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