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March 1, 2008
From Aviation Today
LOOK FOR MAJOR NEWS FROM Rolls-Royce today on the RR300 as well as its stalwart Model 250 engine. The engine maker (Booth 1917) has a press conference scheduled for 1 p.m. today, at which it also will release its annual helicopter engine market forecast and update attendees on improvements to the... Read More »
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March 1, 2008
From Aviation Today
PRODUCTS | ENGINES Rolls-Royce won FAA type certification of its 300-shp-class RR300 turboshaft engine in late 2007, the manufacturer revealed at Heli-Expo last month. The engine maker launched development of the RR300 in January 2006 and received the type certificate in late December. "So we were... Read More »
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March 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
PRODUCTS | ENGINES Rolls-Royce won FAA type certification of its 300-shp-class RR300 turboshaft engine in late 2007, the manufacturer revealed at Heli-Expo last month. The engine maker launched development of the RR300 in January 2006 and received the type certificate in late December. "So we were... Read More »
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March 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
The balance of the Middle East helicopter market is gradually shifting, as Russian manufacturers and Sikorsky Aircraft make significant gains in the military arena while AgustaWestland and Eurocopter get most of their new business on the fast-expanding civil market. Nowhere is this trend more... Read More »
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March 1, 2008
From Aviation Today
The balance of the Middle East helicopter market is gradually shifting, as Russian manufacturers and Sikorsky Aircraft make significant gains in the military arena while AgustaWestland and Eurocopter get most of their new business on the fast-expanding civil market. Nowhere is this trend more... Read More »
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March 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
SIKORSKY AIRCRAFT FELT AN APPEARANCE BY its X2 technology demonstrator at Heli-Expo today was important enough to interrupt the novel aircraft s development test program. A small development team based at subsidiary Schweizer Aircraft (designated Sikorsky s Hawk Works rapid-prototyping center of... Read More »
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March 1, 2008
From Aviation Today
SIKORSKY AIRCRAFT FELT AN APPEARANCE BY its X2 technology demonstrator at Heli-Expo today was important enough to interrupt the novel aircraft s development test program. A small development team based at subsidiary Schweizer Aircraft (designated Sikorsky s Hawk Works rapid-prototyping center of... Read More »
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March 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
THE QUESTION ON MANY MINDS IS what will Bell Helicopter do this year? For the last several years, Heli-Expo has marked turning points for Bell, with most proving less than favorable. In 2004, for instance, it launched the IFR version of the Model 427, only to cancel that a year later in favor of... Read More »
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March 1, 2008
From Aviation Today
THE QUESTION ON MANY MINDS IS what will Bell Helicopter do this year? For the last several years, Heli-Expo has marked turning points for Bell, with most proving less than favorable. In 2004, for instance, it launched the IFR version of the Model 427, only to cancel that a year later in favor of... Read More »
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March 1, 2008
From Aviation Today
SCHWEIZER AIRCRAFT IS OFFERING delivery positions for its newest helicopter model, the 434, and briefing Heli-Expo attendees on its plans for certification of the four-bladed, turbine-powered aircraft. In addition, the Sikorsky Aircraft (Booth 2040) subsidiary will update attendees on its X2... Read More »
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March 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
SCHWEIZER AIRCRAFT IS OFFERING delivery positions for its newest helicopter model, the 434, and briefing Heli-Expo attendees on its plans for certification of the four-bladed, turbine-powered aircraft. In addition, the Sikorsky Aircraft (Booth 2040) subsidiary will update attendees on its X2... Read More »
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February 25, 2008
From Aviation Today
Rolls-Royce in late December won FAA type certification of its new 300-shp-class RR300, which will power Robinson Helicopter's first turbine, the five-seat R66. The manufacturer launched the RR300 program in January 2006, and so completed development, testing, and certification of the new engine... Read More »
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February 25, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
Rolls-Royce in late December won FAA type certification of its new 300-shp-class RR300, which will power Robinson Helicopter's first turbine, the five-seat R66. The manufacturer launched the RR300 program in January 2006, and so completed development, testing, and certification of the new engine... Read More »
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February 13, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
Rolls-Royce is spooling up a streamlined facility for production of Model 250 and new, 300-shp-class RR300 turboshaft at its Indianapolis site. The re-engineered production lines incorporate "lean manufacturing" principles and is set up to produce hundreds of both engine types simultaneously, said... Read More »
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February 13, 2008
From Aviation Today
Rolls-Royce is spooling up a streamlined facility for production of Model 250 and new, 300-shp-class RR300 turboshaft at its Indianapolis site. The re-engineered production lines incorporate "lean manufacturing" principles and is set up to produce hundreds of both engine types simultaneously, said... Read More »
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February 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
PRODUCTS | AIRFRAMES Latin America is a term coined by the Emperor Napoleon III in 1863 when he was seeking to extend France s empire from Mexico to Chile s Cape Horn. Since then, the region has had the main characteristics of a large number of countries with geographic, cultural, political, and... Read More »
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February 1, 2008
From Aviation Today
China's AVIC 2 is joining Sikorsky Aircraft and Shanghai Little Eagle as a shareholder of Shanghai Sikorsky. Established in 2003, Shanghai Sikorsky's main products are Shen 2B, Shen 3A, and Shen 4T, all Schweizer Aircraft models built under license. Shanghai Sikorsky also provides support and... Read More »
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February 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
China's AVIC 2 is joining Sikorsky Aircraft and Shanghai Little Eagle as a shareholder of Shanghai Sikorsky. Established in 2003, Shanghai Sikorsky's main products are Shen 2B, Shen 3A, and Shen 4T, all Schweizer Aircraft models built under license. Shanghai Sikorsky also provides support and... Read More »
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February 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
PRODUCTS | AIRFRAMES Sikorsky Aircraft officials in mid-January still hoped to have their X2 technology demonstrator flying and ready for display at the Heli-Expo trade show at the end of February in Houston. That said, Sikorsky President Jeff Pino told Rotor & Wing his marching orders to the X2... Read More »
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February 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
Schweizer Aircraft, together with Jeppesen, has released updated training materials. The new kits, for Schweizer 300Cs and 300CBis, update the textbook, exercise book, record folder, and syllabus for each type. Schweizer says the material complies with FAR Part 141 for private and commercial... Read More »
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