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June 13, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter s U.S. summer tour of its X3 (X-cube) hybrid helicopter demonstrator unofficially kicked off Tuesday with the prototype landing in Texas after flying from Istres Flight Test Center in France. The aircraft will remain at American Eurocopter headquarters in Grand Prairie in preparation... Read More »
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April 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
By August, AgustaWestland plans to start final production in the United States of Agusta A119 Koala helicopters in a move intended to "put us closer to our customers," said Agusta Aerospace Corp.'s President and CEO, Robert J. Budica. Company officials broke ground March 2 on a new production... Read More »
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August 7, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
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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January 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
CIVIL Enstrom Challenges Border Patrol Buy of EC120s Enstrom Helicopter Corp. has protested the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's September 2004 decision to acquire 60 EC120 Colibris from Eurocopter for its border protection agency's low-level surveillance and security patrol missions... Read More »
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November 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
3D Audio technology can take advantage of a pilot s natural ability to distinguish directional sound and improve situational awareness via channel separation and directional information. Terma Effective communication is one of the most essential components of safe helicopter flight... Read More »
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October 13, 2008
From Aviation Today
Meeting: Civil Supersonic Aircraft Panel Discussion This notice advises interested persons that the FAA is participating in a panel session on civil supersonic aircraft research. The session will include presentations on current research programs and a question and answer session for attendees... Read More »
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December 17, 2013
From Aviation Today
Germany's Landespoliz Baden Württemberg is the first law enforcement operator to order the Eurocopter EC145 T2 twin-engine helicopter. The German state police force will use the EC145 T2s to replace a mixed fleet of two other helicopter types, with a total order of six new rotorcraft. Eurocopter... Read More »
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November 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Among the complaints MD Helicopters chief Lynn Tilton voiced after losing the U.S. Army s $3-billion Light Utility Helicopter contract was that the Army s choice, European aerospace group EADS, was suspected of insider trading. Tilton and the Mesa, Ariz.-based manufacturer have moved on to focus... Read More »
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August 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
COMMERCIAL | OFFSHORE In a sign that demand for offshore support services remains robust, Bristow Group has exercised options to acquire more helicopters from Eurocopter and Sikorsky Aircraft. The offshore-support operator exercised options to purchase two Eurocopter EC225s and three EC135s... Read More »
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December 17, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Germany's Landespoliz Baden Württemberg is the first law enforcement operator to order the Eurocopter EC145 T2 twin-engine helicopter. The German state police force will use the EC145 T2s to replace a mixed fleet of two other helicopter types, with a total order of six new rotorcraft. Eurocopter... Read More »
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October 2, 2013
From Aviation Today
With three manufacturers who are developing high-speed rotorcraft represented on the panel, the Helitech International 2013 Conference provided an opportunity to gauge the differences in emphasis between the AgustaWestland AW609, Sikorsky s X2 and Eurocopter s X3 and their likely effects on the... Read More »
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June 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
International safety advocates are encouraged by news that the rotorcraft industry in India is undertaking independent, third-party safety audits of helicopter operators. The news comes via the Rotary Wing Society of India in a message to leaders of the International Helicopter Safety Team. Indian... Read More »
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April 1, 2009
From Avionics Today
Rusty Roberts Rusty Roberts was named director of the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) Aerospace, Transportation and Advanced Systems (ATAS) laboratory. The laboratory is one of two units based at the Cobb County Research Facility near Dobbins Air Reserve Base. The appointment followed eight... Read More »
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September 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Enhanced vision (EV) and synthetic vision (SV) systems are becoming more common in rotary-wing as well as fixed-wing aircraft. The technologies are particularly valuable in helicopters, which fly much of the time at low altitude in the terrain. EV, typically based on IR sensors, gives the pilot a... Read More »
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May 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
Bell/Agusta got it right with the design of the AB139. It is another strong performer from Italy aimed at a well-thought-out market niche. The decades of cumulative Agusta technology development shows well in the solid design and manufacture of the AB139. It is a winner. Recently, I had the... Read More »
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November 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
MILITARY/UTILITY The U.S. Congress 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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December 1, 2012
From Aviation Today
By Andrew Drwiega, Military Editor With the U.S. Army now seemingly on a timeline for the acquisition of a new reconnaissance helicopter the Armed Aerial Scout (AAS) to replace its existing Bell OH-58 Kiowa Warrior fleet, the main question in these budget wracked times must be: How much bang for... 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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September 14, 2009
From Aviation Today
Date Aircraft Type Narrative Death/Injury Remarks August 03, 2009 Suffolk, VA MOONEY M20F N3549N A/c made forced landing and collided with trees. Pilot was flying around for an hour... Read More »
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August 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Artist s rendering of the University of Michigan EC155 paint scheme. Eurocopter/Metro Aviation Eurocopter has transferred the University of Michigan s first EC155 to Shreveport, La.-based Metro Aviation for completions. It is the first of three EC155s... Read More »
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