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August 1, 2012
From Aviation Today
Russian airline UTair has obtained a seven-year, $45-million financing package from British bank HSBC on a security from French insurance agency COFACE to purchase 19 Eurocopter AS350s and AS355s. The deal represents the first time that UTair has secured financing and insurance from an... Read More »
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May 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
AVX Aircraft Company is currently studying a Joint Multi Role concept under a U.S. Army contract. Shown in the inset are three Army conceptual designs for the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) program showing (top to bottom) tiltrotor, single rotor and coaxial configurations. Here s a grim... 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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May 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter has delivered an AS365N3 to India s Pawan Hans Helicopters. The milestone rotorcraft the 1,000th Dauphin joins a fleet of 35 helicopters. It features a configuration for offshore oil and gas drilling. According to Eurocopter, the Dauphin fleet, active since the 1970s, has amassed more... 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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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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June 7, 2010
From Aviation Today
Two CareFlite employees were killed June 2nd when their Bell 222U emergency medical services (EMS) helicopter crashed in Midlothian, TX while conducting a post-maintenance test flight. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators are saying that the main rotor of the Bell 222U may... Read More »
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August 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
Deep-Water Promises Twice the amount of known oil and natural gas reserves lie undiscovered beneath deep waters, according to a consultancy report that supports wide-ranging deep-water exploration efforts by oil and gas companies around the world. The latest study by the Scottish energy... 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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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 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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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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November 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
The international helicopter industry appears to be going into an era of prosperity following decades of flatness. That's the good news. The bad news is what's helping it along. OVER THE PAST TWO YEARS, CIVIL HELICOPTER OEMS have been filling their order books, with both Bell and Sikorsky on track... 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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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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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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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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