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July 17, 2007
From Aviation Today
Is Schweizer Aircraft on the brink of offering a new helicopter product? Executives at the family-run Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary have said for some time that they are working on an addition to their line of Model 300C, 300CBi and turbine 333 helicopters. In a briefing at the Paris Air Show in... Read More »
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July 17, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Is Schweizer Aircraft on the brink of offering a new helicopter product? Executives at the family-run Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary have said for some time that they are working on an addition to their line of Model 300C, 300CBi and turbine 333 helicopters. In a briefing at the Paris Air Show in... Read More »
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January 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
Ground School Tailored to Helo License Dragon Helicopters has won approval from the United Kingdom's CAA for a ground school that is tailored for a commercial pilot (helicopter) license and uses distance-learning techniques to slash the time that a student must spend in a classroom. Students have... Read More »
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April 24, 2008
From Aviation Today
The Houston Police Dept (HPD) needs more aircraft in order to patrol the enormous city (second largest in the U.S.) seven days a week from Hobby Airport. The helicopter unit was founded in 1970, and the current flight patrol fleet of four MD500E helicopters and two Schweizer 333 helicopters will... Read More »
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June 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Mindful of the Safety & Training Summit at the Hyatt Regency Tech Center in Denver June 8 9, Rotor & Wing talked to operators about the challenges for helicopter pilots flying in Colorado and the training facilities available in the state. Commercial operators discussed special training for pilots... Read More »
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June 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
The development and use of helicopter simulators and training aids is advancing despite regulatory chaos. At SKY Helicopters in Garland, Texas, owner Ken Pyatt charges $255 an hour dual to rent his Robinson R22 for instrument training. It's not an unreasonable price compared to what other flight... Read More »
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December 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
Change Behind, Change Ahead December brings to a close a tumultuous year for the rotorcraft industry. It began with cancellation of the U.S. Army's long-delayed, multi-billion-dollar RAH-66 Comanche armed reconnaissance and scout helicopter. Then, combat losses in Iraq highlighted the defensive... Read More »
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June 30, 2008
From Aviation Today
Date Aircraft Type Narrative Death/Injury Remarks June 05, 2008 Milano Linate, Italy Piper PA-46-310P N1125Y A/c substantially damaged during forced landing, following loss of engine power during... Read More »
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April 24, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
The Houston Police Dept (HPD) needs more aircraft in order to patrol the enormous city (second largest in the U.S.) seven days a week from Hobby Airport. The helicopter unit was founded in 1970, and the current flight patrol fleet of four MD500E helicopters and two Schweizer 333 helicopters will... Read More »
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August 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Aeromega G-RALA Robinson R44, which the author trains in. There is and will always be room and need for qualified and experienced pilots and crews to fill the parapublic, corporate or offshore roles. Why one may ask, is this assured in the current economic climate? There... Read More »
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August 1, 2012
From Aviation Today
Aeromega G-RALA Robinson R44, which the author trains in. There is and will always be room and need for qualified and experienced pilots and crews to fill the parapublic, corporate or offshore roles. Why one may ask, is this assured in the current economic climate? There... Read More »
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September 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
It s a big deal when a manufacturer introduces a new helicopter model. It s the culmination of years of designing, engineering, testing and tweaking, interspersed with artist conception drawings, full-scale mock-ups, flying prototypes and then a number of fully-functioning machines that are... Read More »
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August 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
INTERNATIONAL HELICOPTER manufacturers and operators remain hopeful that upcoming events in China will serve to loosen the Communist government s stranglehold on general aviation operations there. Industry representatives have been building relationships with officials in Beijing and major Chinese... Read More »
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April 1, 2005
From Aviation Today
By all accounts, the Lufthansa Airbus A320 known as Papa Whiskey remains flying today due to the incredible skill and teamwork of the two pilots at the controls on March 21, 2001. Papa Whiskey carried 121 passengers and crew on that fateful day and was scheduled to fly from Frankfurt to Paris. ... Read More »
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August 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
PARIS AIR SHOW Sikorsky Aircraft is marketing itself as a European operation, followings its acquisition this year of Poland s PZL Mielec. "Sikorsky is a dynamic company that is transforming its business in a number of ways to adapt to an ever-changing, global business environment," said Sikorsky... Read More »
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February 22, 2010
From Aviation Today
Date Aircraft Type Narrative Death/Injury Remarks Jan. 18, 2010 Joshua Tree National Park, CA CESSNA 172M N13073 A/c collided with upsloping mountainous terrain while maneuvering in southerly... Read More »
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May 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
Bell/Agusta got it right with the design of the AB139. It is another strong performer from Italy aimed at a well-thought-out market niche. The decades of cumulative Agusta technology development shows well in the solid design and manufacture of the AB139. It is a winner. Recently, I had the... Read More »
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August 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
IT S NOT HARD TO ISOLATE THE BIG BUSINESS OR political events that have steered the course of the rotorcraft industry in the 40 years since Rotor & Wing first appeared. Just about anyone you ask will point first to the war in Vietnam some to that waged by France, most to the U.S. operations as... Read More »
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April 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
COMMERCIAL The Schweizer helicopter brand is no more. As of February 22, 2009, the respected maker of small helicopters that was purchased by Sikorsky in 2004 has seen its identity subsumed into Sikorsky Global Helicopters. As announced at Heli-Expo 2009, the new Sikorsky Global Helicopters brand... Read More »
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August 28, 2008
From Aviation Today
Sikorsky Aircraft completed the first flight of its X2 Technology Demonstrator, maneuvering the prototype aircraft through hover, forward flight and a hover turn, the company said. The test flight, which lasted about 30 minutes and took place at Sikorsky's Schweizer Aircraft in Horseheads, N.Y.... Read More »
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