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January 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
Raising Mechanics Regarding your Eye on Maintenance column, I offer this to qualify my opinion ("Bristow Takes on a Big Bias," November 2007, page 58). Helicopters are my passion. I started receiving Rotor & Wing in 1975. I received my bachelor s degree in aviation maintenance management and my... Read More »
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January 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
PRODUCTS | AIRFRAMES MD Helicopters owner Lynn Tilton may move the manufacturer from Mesa, Ariz. if that city doesn t relent in demands for higher rent. Tilton, whose New York investment firm Patriarch Partners bought control of MD in mid-2005, told The Fort Worth Star-Telegram she d hired the... Read More »
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January 1, 2008
From Aviation Today
According to the FAA, "Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) is both a design approval and a production approval. It is issued for the production of modification or replacement parts, which includes materials, parts, processes and appliances." The concept is pretty straight-forward: The FAA says that... Read More »
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January 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
When it comes to replacing parts on the MD-500, Aerometals has you covered. The reason: We have over 300 PMAs for the MD-500. Recently we added the vertical stabilizer to our list of approvals, so now we manufacture the tailboom, vertical and horizontal stabilizers, landing gear, and a long list... Read More »
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January 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
Here s the scenario: Your police department has either decided to start a helicopter unit or wants to move an existing one to a new location. Let s say you find an airport or tract of land that fits the bill, both in terms of location and price. (If you re extra lucky, there s even a Starbucks and... Read More »
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January 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
The former Boundary Layer Research s strakes and fin kits have impressed operators with their performance benefits. Now the company wants to get credit for those benefits in the books. "I just don t understand how they can fly." When someone finds out that you fly, maintain, or build helicopters... Read More »
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January 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
One of the best parts of running Rotor & Wing is the chance to step back every now and then and take in the "Big Picture" of the helicopter industry. This latest edition of our Annual Reports special section offers such a chance. Read through this collection of views from the industry s top... Read More »
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December 1, 2007
From Aviation Today
Only So Lucky I enjoyed reading your article "Two Kinds of People" (see AM, September 2007, page 4). The issue of duty time for mechanics is something I have thought about a lot in the last few years. I have been a mechanic/inspector working in the aviation industry for about 20 years now. I was... Read More »
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December 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
The last 12 months have brought changes at the top of many outfits. Most of the new bosses face familiar challenges. LAST YEAR BEGAN WITH CHANGE. As the new year dawned, a new leader was at the helm of Eurocopter, Lutz Bertling having moved over from Eurocopter Deutschland when Fabrice Bregier... Read More »
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December 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
R&W gets an exclusive rundown on Piasecki Aircraft s latest effort to develop a compound helicopter THE PIASECKI VECTORED-THRUST DUCTED PROPELLER (VTDP) compound-helicopter demonstrator, dubbed the X-49A in May 2003, was conceived to answer a need for affordable rotary-wing performance and... Read More »
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December 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
U.S. President George Bush has nominated Bobby Sturgell to succeed Marion Blakey as head of the FAA. A former United Airlines pilot and U.S. Navy aviator, Sturgell is acting administrator and had served as Blakey s deputy and special counsel. He also served as her special assistant when she... Read More »
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December 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Lynn Tilton s optimism about MD may be starting to bear fruit. AFTER A TUMULTUOUS COUPLE OF YEARS, MD HELIcopters could be on the brink of a turnaround. That, at least, is the view of some close observers and former staff of the Mesa, Ariz.-based manufacturer. The year began with MD owner Lynn... Read More »
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December 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
As it prepares to move into the turbine market, respondents to R&W s latest survey indicate, Robinson Helicopter may be the benchmark against which other manufacturers must measure their overall support of the marketplace. IT MAY COME AS NO SURPRISE THAT ROBINSON Helicopter comes out on top... Read More »
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November 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Swidnik: SW-4 Cleared for EU PZL Swidnik says its SW-4 light helicopter has been certified for sale and use in the European Union. Specialist Aviation Services To Deliver Explorers Specialist Aviation Services said it was set to put two more MD Explorers into service last month with EMS operators... Read More »
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November 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Bell Sees 429 Deliveries Starting Next October Bell Helicopter now expects to field its newest civil aircraft, the 429 light twin, by next October. Sikorsky Delivers S-92s To South Korean Air Force Sikorsky Aircraft on Oct. 16 marked the delivery of three S-92s to the South Korean Air Force during... 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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November 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Respect for the Pilot I have the utmost respect for the Vietnam War-era pilot. His ability to get the job done in the face of the worst conditions imaginable is legendary. But is this "mission at any cost" attitude compatible with the needs of emergency medical services (EMS)? Looking at reports... Read More »
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November 1, 2007
From Avionics Today
Honeywell Demonstrates Corporate Aircraft RNP As if on rails, the Honeywell Gulfstream G450 shot several curving, Required Navigation Performance (RNP) approaches to Runway 5 at Morristown Municipal Airport, N.J., each time carving the same ground track in a demonstration of what RNP technology... Read More »
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November 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
HELITECH 07 MD Helicopters reported at the Helitech trade show that it had recently received orders for 11 aircraft from customers around the world. The Mesa, Ariz.-based manufacturer said the orders from customers from Switzerland to New Zealand were "a reflection of the continued rise in global... Read More »
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October 16, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
South Korea is ready to display a model of its next-generation military transport helicopter at the Seoul Air Show this week in Seongnam, south of Seoul, according to Korea.net. The aircraft is in development; production is slated to begin in 2012. Korea Aerospace Industries, the prime contractor... Read More »
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