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November 1, 2014
From Rotor & Wing
Maintaining a PT6 turboshaft engine. Photo courtesy Pratt & Whitney Canada The bridge between a manufacturer simply supplying an engine to a customer versus committing to it with the operator was brought into the modern era by Rolls Royce s Power by the Hour (PBH) concept... Read More »
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February 1, 2009
From Aviation Today
With the discovery of oil in the Arabian Peninsula in the late 1950s and early 60s, a huge market was created for the helicopters required to carry men and equipment out to the oil rigs in the Persian Gulf. As a result, in 1976 two helicopter operators started service in what is now the United... Read More »
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July 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Law enforcement officers are creatures of contradiction. They believe in routine, but got into the business of public safety because they don t want a nine-to-five job doing the same old thing day after day. They like order, but you d never know that if you were to see a group of them at a local... Read More »
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February 1, 2014
From Avionics Today
The most advanced avionics solutions and integrated flight decks are no longer reserved for top business jets and air transport aircraft. In recent years, avionics companies have started introducing some of the most advanced navigation and flight management systems for helicopters, which seem to... Read More »
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September 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
The MD530F was selected for its hot and high performance. Shindand Air Base sits at 3,400 feet. Back on March 16, 2011, the Department of the Army announced that it had awarded MD Helicopters a $186-million contract to provide six MD530Fs (including critical spares) to be the Rotary... Read More »
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September 1, 2012
From Aviation Today
The MD530F was selected for its hot and high performance. Shindand Air Base sits at 3,400 feet. Back on March 16, 2011, the Department of the Army announced that it had awarded MD Helicopters a $186-million contract to provide six MD530Fs (including critical spares) to be the Rotary... Read More »
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July 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Each day across America, millions of people are able to look up and see one of the most visible champions for general aviation hard at work: the helicopter. Rotary-wing aircraft perform vital missions for the U.S. armed forces, law enforcement, medical and humanitarian operators, transportation... 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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April 1, 2008
From Aviation Today
PRODUCTS | AIRFRAMES MD Helicopters CEO Lynn Tilton took the podium at Heli-Expo to say the company is well on its way back to a position of power in the industry. But before doing so, she blasted journalists for painting an unfair picture of the company. Tilton s smile was just as unwavering as... Read More »
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April 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
PRODUCTS | AIRFRAMES MD Helicopters CEO Lynn Tilton took the podium at Heli-Expo to say the company is well on its way back to a position of power in the industry. But before doing so, she blasted journalists for painting an unfair picture of the company. Tilton s smile was just as unwavering as... Read More »
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June 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
A Papua New Guinea company received an Airbus Helicopters H145 in January. Photo courtesy of Airbus Markets throughout Asia have not escaped the economic concerns plaguing the U.S., Europe and other regions, leading helicopter operators there and the manufacturers and service providers... Read More »
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January 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
CIVIL Whither MD Helicopters? As we went to press, speculation was rampant of a deal for Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. to acquire MD Helicopters, Inc. Individuals inside and outside the companies said they were on the brink of announcing an agreement in early December. Shortly thereafter came talk that... Read More »
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December 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
2012 turned out to be a far more interesting year than many of us expected it to be in terms of new products and new uses or iterations of existing products. This article began with a simple concept to provide an overview of all the products and services that industry vendors believed in strongly... Read More »
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November 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Afghan military leaders and MD Helicopters swapped claims last month about the performance of newly delivered armed MD-530F s. A U.S. trooper provides security while an MD-530F takes off from Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul... Read More »
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February 6, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Book your travel plans now (hopefully, you already have), because HAI Heli-Expo 2015 is almost upon us. This year, the event will be held from March 2 - 5 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., and more than 20,000 attendees are expected. It will feature professional educational... Read More »
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February 6, 2015
From Aviation Today
Book your travel plans now (hopefully, you already have), because HAI Heli-Expo 2015 is almost upon us. This year, the event will be held from March 2 - 5 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., and more than 20,000 attendees are expected. It will feature professional educational... Read More »
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May 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
The U.S. Army's soon-to-be-decided competitions for new reconnaissance and light utility helicopters could tip the balance of market share among manufacturers. The U.S. Army's solicitation for a new armed reconnaissance helicopter is concise and simple. The Army "seeks to acquire and field an ARH... Read More »
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November 1, 2014
From Rotor & Wing
Powered by a single Rolls-Royce 250-C20W turbine engine, the Enstrom 480B can be an entry-level turbine, or outfitted for higher-level duties. Photo by Ernie Stephens Turbine helicopters have come a long way since 1958 when Charles Kaman had his engineers remove the piston engine from... Read More »
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November 1, 2014
From Aviation Today
Powered by a single Rolls-Royce 250-C20W turbine engine, the Enstrom 480B can be an entry-level turbine, or outfitted for higher-level duties. Photo by Ernie Stephens Turbine helicopters have come a long way since 1958 when Charles Kaman had his engineers remove the piston engine from... Read More »
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March 2, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
HAI Heli-Expo 2015 Orlando, Fla. Phoenix Heliparts has announced the approval of a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) that allows installation of the Aspen Avionics Evolution Flight Display System in a range of MD Helicopters. The STC authorizes Phoenix Heliparts to install Aspen s single- or... Read More »
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