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June 1, 2010
From Avionics Today
Military Poseidon Update Boeing is moving ahead with flight and ground testing of the U.S. Navy s P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft, and says it is on track to begin deliveries in 2013. Navy and Boeing officials briefed reporters on the test program at the Navy League Sea-Air-Space Exposition... Read More »
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May 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
President s Offshore Plans During a speech on March 31 at Andrews AFB, U.S. President Barack Obama unveiled plans for the expansion of offshore oil and gas exploration, but in ways that balance the need to harness domestic energy sources and the need to protect America s natural resources. His... Read More »
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May 1, 2010
From Avionics Today
Commercial FAA Response FAA executives on April 6 outlined steps they are taking in response to the RTCA NextGen Mid-Term Implementation Task Force recommendations, and pledged ongoing engagement with industry. In a series of presentations at the RTCA Spring Symposium in Washington, D.C.... Read More »
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April 12, 2010
From Aviation Today
Extension of the Compliance Date for Cockpit Voice Recorder and Digital Flight Data Recorder Regulations. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Final rule. SUMMARY: On March 7, 2008, the FAA published a final rule titled "Revisions to Cockpit Voice Recorder and Digital Flight Data Recorder... Read More »
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April 1, 2010
From Avionics Today
With the first generation of light-emitting diode (LED) technology proving its value on the flight deck and in the cabin, manufacturers of aircraft lighting systems are developing second-generation systems that throw off more light while using less power, have longer life and take full advantage... Read More »
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April 1, 2010
From Avionics Today
ADS-B Ground Station Roll-Out Progresses Toward September Milestone Half of the planned radio sites for Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) essential services have been built under Segment 1 of the FAA contract, which calls for construction of 330 sites by September. There were... Read More »
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April 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Enstrom Sells Trainers to Japan, Thailand Maj. Gen. Pittaya Krachangwong and a group of Thai Army pilots evaluated the Enstrom 480B during an October 2009 visit to the manufacturer s plant in Menominee, Mich. Enstrom Helicopter Corp. ... Read More »
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April 1, 2010
From Avionics Today
Blinding sand and dust clouds churned up by helicopter rotors still cost the U.S. armed services lives and aircraft in ongoing conflicts. Since 2002, the Army alone has lost or damaged 27 helicopters in brownout mishaps, the latest last October when a Special Operations Chinook hit a hidden... Read More »
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April 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
IESI Picked for Eurocopters Thales has secured an agreement to provide Eurocopter with its integrated electronic standby instrument (IESI) for the Ecureuil family and the EC175. The program includes the EC135, EC145, EC155 and the military versions of those helicopters. In other news, Thales will... Read More »
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April 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
MD Helicopters CEO Lynn Tilton at Heli-Expo MD Helicopters CEO Lynn Tilton shared a number of updates about the Mesa, Ariz.-based company at Heli-Expo, including the appointment of a new president, Robert Molsbergen. He comes from Innovation Plus, where he was president and a board... Read More »
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March 23, 2010
From Aviation Today
El Dorado Hills, Calif.-based Aerometals has purchased the operating assets of FDC/aerofilter. Under a merger plan, FDC/aerofilter which manufacturers engine inlet barrier filters (IBFs) for various helicopters including Bell, Eurocopter, MD and Sikorsky models will keep its company name and... Read More »
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March 23, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
El Dorado Hills, Calif.-based Aerometals has purchased the operating assets of FDC/aerofilter. Under a merger plan, FDC/aerofilter which manufacturers engine inlet barrier filters (IBFs) for various helicopters including Bell, Eurocopter, MD and Sikorsky models will keep its company name and... Read More »
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March 22, 2010
From Aviation Today
The second crash test of a small lightweight helicopter at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA, was a smashing success, literally -- just as engineers had predicted. "Three, two, one, release," said the technician on the loudspeaker at the Landing and Impact Research Facility. With that... Read More »
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March 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Rockville, Md.-based BAE Systems successfully installed its Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasures (ATIRCM) system on U.S. Army CH-47D Chinook aircraft in December 2009. Now, the U.S. Army has reported its first success in defending a CH-47D against multiple infrared man-portable anti-aircraft... Read More »
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March 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Our focus in this issue is safety. Five of our features this month are related to this theme. Before telling you about the safety features in this issue, I want to let you know that we will be conducting our Rotor & Wing Safety & Training Summit again this year in Denver, Colo. on June 8 and 9... Read More »
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March 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has granted a supplemental type certificate (STC) for Aero Dynamix to install its night vision imaging system (NVIS) on helicopters in Europe. The Euless, Texas-based company worked with MD Helicopters to achieve certification, using a MD902 in operation... Read More »
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March 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Aero Dynamix Offers L-3 M949 Gen III Night Vision Goggles Night vision systems provider Aero Dynamix of Euless, Texas has become a full line distributor for L-3 Electro-Optical Systems M949 Generation III night vision goggles. The goggles are built to DO-275 standards with Class B filters, and... Read More »
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February 23, 2010
From Avionics Today
MD Helicopters has selected Emteq, of New Berlin, Wis., to develop and supply exterior lighting provisions for the MD900, MD500, and MD600 series helicopters production lines. The lighting systems will include Dual Mode Anti-Collision Lights, Position Lights and Tail Lights. Emteq said the... Read More »
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February 23, 2010
From Aviation Today
MD Helicopters has selected Emteq, of New Berlin, Wis., to develop and supply exterior lighting provisions for the MD900, MD500, and MD600 series helicopters production lines. The lighting systems will include Dual Mode Anti-Collision Lights, Position Lights and Tail Lights. Emteq said the... Read More »
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February 12, 2010
From Aviation Today
A Feb. 22 forum with the heads of five major helicopter manufacturers is among the highlights scheduled for Heli-Expo 2010, which kicks off next Sunday. Slated to take part in the discussion held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston are... Read More »
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