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March 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
After 10 Years, Have We Failed? Regarding your February cover story on the International Helicopter Safety Team and its goal of an 80% cut in helicopter accidents, I d say corrective action depends on the cause. Pilot error, give pilots more training and more flight time especially. Mechanical... Read More »
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March 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Bristow Group Inc. has invested $4.2 million in Sky-Futures, a leading provider of drone inspection data services for the oil and gas industry. The investment gives Bristow entry to the fast-growing unmanned aircraft system services business. It includes an exclusive partnership agreement, the... Read More »
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March 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Robinson Deliveries Rise; Dollar Slows Growth Photo courtesy of Robinson Helicopter Robinson Helicopter delivered 347 aircraft in 2015, a modest 5.5% increase from the 329 it delivered in 2014, the company said last month. The ... Read More »
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March 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
One might argue that Heli-Expo marks the beginning of the business year for the rotorcraft industry. Other events come earlier in the New Year, certainly. But HAI s annual gathering is arguably the largest all-helicopter trade show in the world. It does tend to focus the mind of rotorcraft... Read More »
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March 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The U.S. Navy wants to replace its TH-57 Sea Rangers, shown on the runway at Naval Air Station Whiting Field, Florida, in 2014, with IFR-certificated aircraft that are part of an Advanced Helicopter Training System. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Navy / Petty Officer 1st Class Karlton... Read More »
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March 1, 2016
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Today 03-01-2016] Helicopters operating in the National Airspace System (NAS) are required to equip with Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast Out (ADS-B Out) avionics by Jan. 1, 2020, under an airspace mandate established as part of the FAA's NextGen air transportation system... Read More »
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March 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
(Above) Research at NASA Langley Research Center has involved dummies and a test helicopter to test crash forces. Occupant protection measures include rotorcraft seat/harness systems able to withstand downward acceleration forces of as much as 30 g. Photos courtesy of NASA Langley Research Center... Read More »
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March 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Helicopter OEMs will need to implement various safety technologies by 2020. Photos courtesy of the U.S. Air Force, Heli Tirol and Erickson Inc. Over the last year, the FAA has actively engaged with the industry to address avionics issues associated with Automatic Dependent... Read More »
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February 29, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Genesys Aerosystems [Booth 806] said helicopter MRO and completion facility Wysong Enterprises has recently sold and installed its 50th Helicopter Stability Augmentation System and Two-Axis Autopilot (HeliSAS) in an Airbus EC130 helicopter operated by Memphis Medical Center. The news comes one day... Read More »
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February 29, 2016
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Today 02-29-2016] Civilian helicopter deliveries are expected to reach between 4,300 and 4,800 over the next five years, according to the 2016 global rotorcraft forecast Honeywell Aerospace released ahead of Helicopter Association International's (HAI) Heli-Expo conference in Louisville... Read More »
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February 28, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Genesys Aerosystems has applied for an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the installation of its Helicopter Stability Augmentation System (HeliSAS) and two-axis autopilot aboard Airbus EC120 Colibri light-turbine helicopters. Genesys' director of sales and marketing, Jamie Luster... Read More »
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February 26, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Safe Flight Instrument Corporation of White Plains, New York will display its Collective Tactile Cueing system, Powerline Detector System and Icing Conditions Detector during Heli-Expo at Booth 6939. Safe Flight has successfully transferred nearly 70 years of fixed-wing stall warning tactile... Read More »
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February 26, 2016
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Today 02-25-2016] As the FAA prepares to launch an Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) to develop performance-based standards for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) flight operations, research and development on a key technology is occurring behind the scenes at the various UAS test sites... Read More »
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February 25, 2016
From Avionics Today
Connectivity, connectivity, connectivity. All the news this week seems to be about major deals concerning in-flight Internet. In the spirit of this week s Internet wins for the flying community at large, we encourage you to take this week s Avionics News Quiz from 35,000 feet up! Content... Read More »
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February 25, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The first part of this program will concentrate on teaching flight maneuvers and will present a comprehensive analysis of all maneuvers contained in the private, commercial and flight instructor practical test standards, with an emphasis on common student errors and instructor intervention... Read More »
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February 25, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
HeliFab, which works alongside Arrow Aviation [Booth 2804], recently received EASA approval for its S76 Auxiliary Fuel Tank. The tank already had received FAA and ANAC approval. It would be installed in the baggage compartment and provide 62 gal of additional fuel. The clever design allows the kit... Read More »
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February 25, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
HeliTrak, Inc. [Booth 10740] will introduce its safety-enhanced HeliTrak Autopilot for the Robinson R22. Also on display will be the Collective Pull Down (CPD), which was introduced last year. The installation of both products on an R22 creates significant improvement in flight safety. The... Read More »
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February 25, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Air Evac Lifeteam has selected a completely integrated Garmin avionics suite for its fleet of Bell 206 and Bell 407 helicopters, said Garmin International Inc. This Night Vision Goggle (NVG)-compatible upgrade consists of the G500H glass flight display, GTNTM 650 touchscreen GPS/NAV/COMM and GTR... Read More »
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February 24, 2016
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Today 02-23-2016] Airbus onboard technology experts in Toulouse are constantly working to introduce avionics innovation and new technologies that help improve flight operational efficiency for their aircraft users. Recently, Airbus has made some significant progress in the areas of... Read More »
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February 23, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Erickson Inc. has appointed new leadership and sales personnel across its enterprise. The new appointments include: Rob Lewis, VP and general manager of the Commercial Business Unit; Andy Mills, VP of Global Business Development; Gary Starr, VP of Global Supply Chain; Erick Nodland as global... Read More »
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