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August 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
CSAR With a CH-47? As a former Vietnam War pilot who flew Hughes OH-6 Cayuses with C Troop, 2nd Sqdn, 17th Cavalry of the 101st Airborne Div and got shot down nine times, I can speak from the downed pilot s point of view on being rescued in a combat environment ("VH-71 Delays" April 2008, page 7)... Read More »
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August 1, 2008
From Avionics Today
Game-Changing EO DAS Nears Action on Joint Strike Fighter As a fifth-generation, multirole fighter, the F-35 Lightning II brings a lot to the table in terms of stealth, lethality and survivability. One "transformational" system that is quietly nearing flight on the aircraft is the Electro-Optical... Read More »
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August 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
As you see from this month s report, there is a great deal going on in the completions and refurbishments business. Just as evident is the fact that there is a great deal to consider and decide, if you are an owner or operator and want to be assured of getting the most out of your revamped... Read More »
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August 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
There are about 2,000 MD Helicopters in service around the world, and Phoenix Heliparts and its parent company aim to be the "go-to" vendor to complete, refurbish and support them. "The helicopters are getting older. They need refinement. They need repairs more. They need all kinds of work," said... Read More »
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July 28, 2008
From Aviation Today
The estimated $750 million request is for a contract that would produce nearly 200 light helicopters to be used by the Army (133) and Air Force (64). India is trying to modernize its military and replace its aging fleet of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. Cheetahs and Chetaks and expects the new... Read More »
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July 28, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
The estimated $750 million request is for a contract that would produce nearly 200 light helicopters to be used by the Army (133) and Air Force (64). India is trying to modernize its military and replace its aging fleet of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. Cheetahs and Chetaks and expects the new... Read More »
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July 21, 2008
From Aviation Today
Date Aircraft Type Narrative Death/Injury Remarks June 01, 2008 Torino, Italy Sikorsky S-64F N163AC Registered to/operated by Erickson Air-Crane as an aerial demonstration flight, a/c collided with... Read More »
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July 21, 2008
From Aviation Today
Airworthiness Directive; Lockheed Model 382, 382B, 382E, 382F, 382G, and 382J Final rule; Request for Comments. SUMMARY: This AD requires, among other actions, an inspection to determine whether a certain upper engine mount bolt is installed, and replacement of any discrepant upper engine mount... Read More »
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July 14, 2008
From Aviation Today
Airworthiness Directives; McDonnell Douglas Model DC-9-81 (MD-81), DC-9-82 (MD-82), DC-9-83 (MD-83), DC-9-87 (MD-87), and MD-88. Final rule. SUMMARY: This AD requires repetitive inspections for cracking of the overwing frames from stations 845 to 905 (MD-87 stations 731 to 791), left and right... Read More »
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July 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
Growing recognition of homeland security needs, the availability of funding to meet them, and new equipment to support those missions are lifting police air units from England to Indonesia. Law enforcement agencies across the globe are recognizing the value of airborne support and acting to secure... Read More »
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July 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
ASU Responds to R&W Too many times, information goes out without having the facts right. Your recent item in Rotorcraft Report on our company is a prime example ("FAA, Vendor, Operators Sort Through NVG Turmoil," June 2008, page 10). It is true that Aviation Specialties Unlimited has been sorting... Read More »
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July 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
PRODUCTS MD Helicopters has logged some success with its MD-902 Explorer product line. The National Health Authority of the Persian Gulf emirate of Qatar has decided to continue an air ambulance service using an Explorer following a six-month trial. The authority said it would expand the service... Read More »
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June 17, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
A recent briefing by the aerospace company for investors and financial analysts has some observers wondering if that will happen. Jim Albaugh, president and CEO of Boeing Integrated Defense Systems, was pressed at that event on whether Boeing would sell its military helicopter product line before... Read More »
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June 17, 2008
From Aviation Today
A recent briefing by the aerospace company for investors and financial analysts has some observers wondering if that will happen. Jim Albaugh, president and CEO of Boeing Integrated Defense Systems, was pressed at that event on whether Boeing would sell its military helicopter product line before... Read More »
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June 13, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
California Shock Trauma Air Rescue expects to receive another new MD Helicopters MD-902 by today. The McClellan, Calif.-headquartered emergency medical services operator ordered five of the aircraft earlier this year to expand its fleet and replace its Bell Helicopter 222s. The latest aircraft... Read More »
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June 13, 2008
From Aviation Today
California Shock Trauma Air Rescue expects to receive another new MD Helicopters MD-902 by today. The McClellan, Calif.-headquartered emergency medical services operator ordered five of the aircraft earlier this year to expand its fleet and replace its Bell Helicopter 222s. The latest aircraft... Read More »
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June 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
New and Improved? Perhaps Mrs. McKenna has a point in her reluctance to use electronic methods of navigation ("New and Improved," January 2008, page 4). In 1989, I was flying in a loose formation of three from Deauville to Ferté Alais, France. As I was in a poorly equipped Tiger Moth, I was the... Read More »
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June 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
July 2008: The Economy and Helicopters In this special report, we update you on what the rapidly changing developments in the U.S. and global economies, particularly in the financing segments of them, mean for your business of operating, manufacturing and supporting helicopters. We ll look at... Read More »
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June 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
PUBLIC SERVICE | POLICE The Houston Police Dept. has received approval to increase its airborne patrol fleet from six helicopters to 13, with the first ones scheduled to arrive sometime next month. The department has four MD Helicopters MD-500Es and two Schweizer Aircraft 333s for patrol and three... Read More »
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June 1, 2008
From Aviation Today
PUBLIC SERVICE | POLICE The Houston Police Dept. has received approval to increase its airborne patrol fleet from six helicopters to 13, with the first ones scheduled to arrive sometime next month. The department has four MD Helicopters MD-500Es and two Schweizer Aircraft 333s for patrol and three... Read More »
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