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November 29, 2006
From Aviation Today
ARINC Engineering Services and Sabreliner Corporation completed avionics upgrades on two of the four U.S. Army VH-60 Black Hawk helicopters used to transport VIPs to Washington. ARINC, Annapolis, Md., said the helicopters are receiving new flight management systems (FMS) and cockpit displays to... Read More »
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November 29, 2006
From Avionics Today
ARINC Engineering Services and Sabreliner Corporation completed avionics upgrades on two of the four U.S. Army VH-60 Black Hawk helicopters used to transport VIPs to Washington. ARINC, Annapolis, Md., said the helicopters are receiving new flight management systems (FMS) and cockpit displays to... Read More »
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November 28, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Lynn Tilton, CEO of MD Helicopters, has named Charles Vehlow president of the Mesa, Ariz.-based manufacturer. Vehlow will also retain his post as CEO of the Patriarch Aerospace Platform, a unit of the New York investment firm that Tilton controls and that owns MD. The wisdom, experience and... Read More »
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November 28, 2006
From Aviation Today
Lynn Tilton, CEO of MD Helicopters, has named Charles Vehlow president of the Mesa, Ariz.-based manufacturer. Vehlow will also retain his post as CEO of the Patriarch Aerospace Platform, a unit of the New York investment firm that Tilton controls and that owns MD. The wisdom, experience and... Read More »
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November 20, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
The U.S. General Accountability Office, in rejecting AgustaWestland and MD Helicopters protests of the U.S. Army s Light Utility Helicopter award, found the service s judgment of the competitors was reasonable and in line with the criteria laid out in the program s request for proposals. The... Read More »
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November 20, 2006
From Aviation Today
The U.S. General Accountability Office, in rejecting AgustaWestland and MD Helicopters protests of the U.S. Army s Light Utility Helicopter award, found the service s judgment of the competitors was reasonable and in line with the criteria laid out in the program s request for proposals. The... Read More »
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November 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Rolls-Royce has named Martin Fausset the new managing director of its Defence Aerospace business, based in Bristol, the United Kingdom. Fausset joins Rolls-Royce from AgustaWestland where he was program director responsible for the Lynx, Apache and EH101. Brett Gardner has joined MD... Read More »
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November 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
WIND CAN BE A CRITICAL CONSIDERATION IN THE safe operation of rotorcraft, and is one pilots can grow to disregard (particularly if most of their flying is done in their local area). That is among the common mistakes cited by flight instructors and flight-training veterans as being... Read More »
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November 1, 2006
From Avionics Today
DARPA, U.S. Air Force Advance Automated Refueling The goal of autonomous air-to-air refueling, a critical enabler for long-range, persistent unmanned strike and surveillance capability, moved closer to reality with the first autonomous probe-and-drogue refueling operation, achieved under ... Read More »
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November 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
MD Plans to Acquire Training Fleet MD Helicopters is "committed to being the provider of training" to its customers and is undertaking an aircraft, training device and courseware acquisition program to achieve that, according to the company's new director of flight operations and training... Read More »
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November 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
FAA Focus on Operational Control Unsettles Industry The U.S. FAA is cracking down on how aircraft operators control, fly and market their flights, and its moves have unnerved some in the aviation industry-particularly those involved in helicopter emergency medical services. The agency's... Read More »
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October 24, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Feds Deny Protests of U.S. Army LUH Award The U.S. General Accountability Office has denied all protests by MD Helicopters and AgustaWestland of the U.S. Army s June 30 award for an EADS North America-led team to build 322 Light Utility Helicopters based on the EC145. The move allows the Army and... Read More »
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October 2, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
MD Helicopters has revised its plan for a Mexico production site to get fuselages from the facility faster. The Mesa, Ariz. manufacturer had planned to gain FAA certification of the site near Monterrey to produce its single-engine MD-500- and MD600-series helicopters, with plans to start... Read More »
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October 1, 2006
From Avionics Today
C-130, KC-10 to Get Avionics Upgrades Boeing has received contracts to be a part of two teams conducting modernization programs for separate U.S. Air Force aircraft-the C-130 and KC-10. Under a USAF agreement worth up to $56.3 million, Boeing will lead a team to begin modifying the C-130's aircrew... Read More »
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October 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Deep and Distant Gulf of Mexico Well Holds Promise Medium- and heavy-helicopter manufacturers may get a boost if reports of a new, successful, deep and distant test oil well in the Gulf of Mexico bear out. Newer aircraft programs like AgustaWestland s AW139 (shown right) and Sikorsky s S-92... Read More »
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September 21, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
AgustaWestland Argues LUH Award Wasn t Best Value Two losing bidders in the U.S. Army s award of the Light Utility Helicopter contract differ on why the decision was flawed but their protests were combined into a single case by the U.S. General Accountability Office which heard arguments during... Read More »
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September 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Werner Marty wasn t kidding when he said his EC145 had to be out of the hangar and into the air within 5 min. after the alarm. At 11:45 am on Sunday, April 30, 5 min. after the go from Swiss REGA dispatchers in Zurich, we lifted off from the pad at the Blecherette Airport, just north of this... Read More »
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September 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Lynn Tilton isn t happy simply with the prospect of revitalizing MD Helicopters and reclaiming its share of the world s commercial and military markets and then some. She wants to lock down business and, logically then, lock out competitors by offering customers complete solutions to their... Read More »
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September 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
There s much to banter about as emergency medical service operators, crews and vendors gather for this month s Air Medical Transport Conference in Phoenix. New aircraft are entering the market or staking out market positions. Bell Helicopter s 429 GlobalRanger, for instance, is being readied for... Read More »
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August 18, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
In what will mark the first delivery of an MD902 Explorer to the U.S. EMS market in several years, MD Helicopters is slated to deliver one of the NOTAR aircraft to SkyFlightCare of West Chester, Pa. next month at the Air Medical Transport Conference and exhibition in Phoenix. Its aircraft will be... Read More »
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