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May 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
MD Helicopters chief Lynn Tilton takes on the rotorcraft industry's traditions of supply chain management--and Rotor & Wing's coverage of her efforts--in a sitdown at Quad A. The chairman and acting CEO of MD Helicopters, Lynn Tilton, took issue with the editorial and an accompanying Rotorcraft... Read More »
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April 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Despite an increasingly important role in the U.S. fight against terrorists worldwide, the U.S. Marine Corps is struggling to make ends meet for current aviation operations and its future rotary-wing fleet. The Deputy Marine Corps Commandant for Aviation, Lt. Gen. John Castellaw, summed up the... Read More »
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April 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
The Army modernizes its helicopter fleet with evolutionary improvements in more of the same. With ongoing combat in Afghanistan and Iraq, counter-terrorist missions around the world and an unpredictable but steady rate of calls to support civilian disaster-relief efforts, U.S. military rotorcraft... Read More »
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April 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
MD Adding Safety Features to Fleet, Training As part of her plans to revitalize MD Helicopters, Inc., the new owner plans to make the company "the poster child" for a new international effort to slash helicopter accident rates. That includes fully embracing FAA and other recommendations for... Read More »
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April 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Blending the benefits of modern cockpit technologies with well-proven airframe and engine reliability and a history of performing similar missions, the EC145 is a good fit for the U.S. Army's Light Utility Helicopter requirements. In the rapidly changing world of military helicopter operations... Read More »
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April 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
A Three-Horse Race for LUH? Is LUH a three-horse race now? After MD Helicopters' presentations at Heli-Expo, I have to believe so. The head of the company essentially said that her supply chain is in a shambles, with suppliers trying to hoodwink her on prices without committing to parts volumes or... Read More »
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April 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
More sophisticated integrated systems are becoming available that will increase safety and improve operating economics. The question is what is needed and how to afford it. There was a time not too long ago when the concept of designing a helicopter was to develop the airframe, bolt on an engine... Read More »
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April 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Calling MD Supply Chain a Shambles, New Owner Vows to Rebuild Whatever Lynn Tilton invested to get control of MD Helicopters--and the sum could be growing by the month--she certainly got more than she bargained for. After she bought MD in July 2005, the head of the New York distressed-debt... Read More »
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March 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
R&W's Question of the Month: Does your flight operation require a flight-risk evaluation or assessment before launching? Are such procedures effective and worthwhile? Let us know, and look for your and other responses in a future issue. You'll find our contact information in the box at the bottom... Read More »
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March 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
'Revitalization Project' Aims to Boost Military Helo Safety, Survivability A new U.S. rotorcraft industry task force is seeking measures to improve the survivability of helicopters in combat in the near term and increase the safety and reliability of all helicopters in the long term. Dubbed the... Read More »
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February 1, 2006
From Aviation Today
If you could hear the sound of steady progress toward global presence for maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services by Singapore Technologies Aerospace Ltd., it might well be the hum of a just overhauled CFM56-3 engine. Or the hum in the front office of fleet customers such as Northwest... Read More »
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February 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Cash In or Step Up? By James T. McKenna By all accounts, we're amid good times in the helicopter industry. At the Helicopter Assn. International's annual Heli-Expo shindig at the end of this month in Dallas, you can expect to hear major airframe and engine manufacturers crow justifiably about... Read More »
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February 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Border Patrolling By Sgt. Ernie Stephens Last year, I ran across the June 13, 2005 issue of the Arizona Daily Star, with the front-page story entitled, "Border Patrol Chopper Flights Perilous." I think there's a law that says you have to buy a paper if you want to read more than the top half of... Read More »
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February 1, 2006
From Avionics Today
First Public RNP Approach On Dec. 20, 2005, FAA demonstrated to the press the first public U.S. required navigation performance (RNP) approach--at Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Alaska Airlines started employing the RNP 0.11 special aircraft and aircrew authorization required (SAAAR)... Read More »
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February 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Lessons learned from the rise and fall of heliports in the United States. In the movie "Field Of Dreams," a mysterious voice tells an Iowa corn farmer, "If you build it, he will come." The farmer plows under part of his crop, builds a baseball field in its place, lights and all, and is considered... Read More »
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February 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
At the helicopter industry's premier event, manufacturers and vendors parade their newest and best. Here's a sampling of what's on the convention center floor. As the premier gathering of the helicopter industry, Heli-Expo is a showcase for companies offering their products and services to... Read More »
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February 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
With activity up in major sectors like offshore energy, EMS and law enforcement, manufacturers and operators are enjoying good times and ready to tackle safety and security challenges facing the industry. Matthew Zuccaro, the newly minted president of the Helicopter Assn. International, can't... Read More »
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February 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Vendors to Line Up for Slice of USMC Heavy-Lift Pie Sikorsky is focused on nailing down by June its strategy for choosing key subcontractors to build a new U.S. Marine Corps heavy-lift helicopter, having secured contracts for that potential $18.8-billion aircraft development and production... Read More »
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January 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
If There's an Aircraft in the Sky, We're On It Goodrich Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading global supplier of systems and services to the aerospace and defense industry. If there's an aircraft in the sky - we're on it. Goodrich, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, employs... Read More »
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January 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
A Growing Force in Helicopter Services Over the last 50 years, Keystone Helicopter has gained a world-class reputation in rotorcraft services. Today, this Chester County, Pa.-based company employs nearly 600 people at locations throughout the northeastern U.S. Keystone Helicopter also provides MRO... Read More »
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