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August 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter has inked a 194-million ($252-million) contract with the German Federal Ministry of Defense for 15 EC645 T2 light utility helicopters for the Kommando Spezialkräfte (KSK), part of Germany s Special Forces Command. The missions that the helicopters are expected to perform for the... Read More »
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November 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
MILITARY/UTILITY The U.S. Army has approved full-rate production for 322 Eurocopter UH-72A Lakotas, the light utility helicopter designated to replace the Boeing UH-60 Black Hawk in stateside Army active as well as reserve and national guard units. The $2.5 billion contract was awarded in June... Read More »
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February 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
European and U.S. helicopter makers came to December's show in part to test the waters of Middle East markets. Companies ranging from Eurocopter and AgustaWestland to specialists like U.K.-based Jewers Specialist Doors for hangars and Powervamp, which produces ground power units, attended... Read More »
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February 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
HELICOPTER FLEETS ARE DEFINITELY LEADING THE way in Australian aviation, both on the military and civil sides. I will look at the vitality of civilian helicopter operations in Australia at a later time and focus now on the range of efforts by the Australian Defence Force (ADF). This is based on my... Read More »
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August 23, 2010
From Aviation Today
The U.S. registered yet another fatal helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) accident at the end of July, raising the total for the year to five fatal crashes taking 13 lives. On July 28 at 1342 mountain standard time, an American Eurocopter AS350B3 (N509A) descended rapidly and impacted... Read More »
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August 7, 2009
From Aviation Today
American Eurocopter has appointed the 2009 committee for its 3rd annual Vision Zero Aviation Safety Award, which recognizes outstanding safety efforts among air medical helicopter operators. This year s Blue Ribbon Committee features Bill Bryant, president of Sierra Health Group and prior board... Read More »
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December 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
PROGRAM UPDATES Medevac In Poland, AgustaWestland, Eurocopter and PZL Swidnik are contenders in a competition to supply medevac aircraft for the national ministry of health. The competition is valued at $160 million. Attack/Transport Russia and the Czech Republic are discussing an agreement... Read More »
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June 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
By the time helicopters routinely fly beyond the 250-knot speed goal, which is quite literally buzzing around the industry today, designers will have had to overcome some hurdles. What kind of hurdles? Grab your pocket protector, and let s brainstorm. We know the rotor of a pure helicopter does... Read More »
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March 31, 2008
From Aviation Today
Passenger Bill of Rights Rejected. A federal appeals court has rejected a law requiring airlines to provide food, water, clean toilets and fresh air to passengers trapped in a plane delayed on the ground. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that New York's new state law interferes with... Read More »
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March 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
HELI-EXPO HAS GROWN APACE with the industry it represents. Just as operators and manufacturers are hard-pressed to field helicopters to meet all the demand before them, visitors to the annual gathering s exhibit hall can barely find the time to see all the displays and products of interest. To... Read More »
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December 12, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
MHS Avation and Awan Inspirasi have each ordered a Eurocopter EC225 for offshore operations in Malaysia. According to the manufacturer, all eight heavy helicopters flown in Malaysia are EC225s. Eurocopter is also setting up an EC225/EC725 full flight simulator (FFS) at its Malaysia Simulator... Read More »
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October 1, 2012
From Aviation Today
Eurocopter EC725 in SAR configuration. Eurocopter has signed an agreement with the Royal Thai Air Force to provide four EC725s in the search and rescue configuration. Eurocopter currently supplies both the Royal Thai Army and Royal Thai Police with helicopters. The new EC725s are... Read More »
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February 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Is There No End In Sight? No, there isn t. At least according to Lynn Tilton. The helicopter industry is in the midst of unprecedented demand for its goods and services nearly across the board just about everybody agrees on that. But as the helicopter industry prepares for its biggest annual... Read More »
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December 16, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
EADS North America is hosting a ceremony today to celebrate the delivery of the 50th UH-72A Lakota light utility helicopter to the U.S. Army. The ceremony will culminate with the 50th and 51st helicopters departing the Columbus, Miss. Lakota production facility of EADS North America s American... Read More »
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May 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
MILITARY | UTILITY Finland s army has taken delivery of the first of 20 NH90 Tactical Troop Transports (TTT) under a renegotiated contract that compensated it for extensive delivery delays. Delivered from Eurocopter s Marignane, France facility, where it was assembled, the first aircraft is to be... Read More »
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January 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
PUBLIC SERVICE | POLICE The Netherland s national police agency has ordered six Eurocopter EC135P2is as long-sought replacements for its fleet of BO105s. The nation s ministry of interior affairs and kingdom relations signed a contract Nov. 28 for the light, twin-engine helicopters for the Korps... Read More »
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January 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Tilton Names New President at MD Helicopters MD Helicopters owner Lynn Tilton has named industry veteran Charles Vehlow to be president of the Mesa, Ariz. manufacturer. Tilton directly ran MD for most of 2006 after having replaced the previous top management team of Robert Rene and Randy... Read More »
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November 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
FAA Focus on Operational Control Unsettles Industry The U.S. FAA is cracking down on how aircraft operators control, fly and market their flights, and its moves have unnerved some in the aviation industry-particularly those involved in helicopter emergency medical services. The agency's... Read More »
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April 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
U.S. Army Air Operations Group s 12th Aviation Battalion flies a fleet including gold top VH-60, UH-60 and UH-72A helicopters. Like most major U.S. corporations, the U.S. Army maintains a fleet of VIP aircraft for its top executives. And for the same reasons to get its top people... Read More »
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December 16, 2008
From Aviation Today
EADS North America is hosting a ceremony today to celebrate the delivery of the 50th UH-72A Lakota light utility helicopter to the U.S. Army. The ceremony will culminate with the 50th and 51st helicopters departing the Columbus, Miss. Lakota production facility of EADS North America s American... Read More »
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