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August 28, 2008
From Avionics 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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January 9, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
The Mexican Navy has accepted the last two of four new Schweizer Aircraft 300Cs. The first two were delivered in October 2006. The navy will use the new aircraft to perform initial and advanced helicopter pilot training. All four are equipped with procedural IFR flight training instrument panels... 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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June 26, 2012
From Aviation Today
With the traditional festival of flight that is usually encapsulated by Farnborough Airshow (alternating in the odd years with Le Bourget in Paris), the outlook for military rotorcraft orders from Europe is not good. For those who still do not wish to believe that the good times of defense... Read More »
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September 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
In offshore operations, the EMS community and now an international confab, helicopter leaders are pushing for new standards for safety and training. If all goes as planned, a meeting will convene late this month that could transform rotorcraft safety. At the behest of the American Helicopter... Read More »
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August 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
In his first interview as Sikorsky president, Jeff Pino shares his plans--and how he got into helos in the first place. Jeff Pino was named president of Sikorsky Aircraft March 9 in a chain of events that saw his predecessor, Steve Finger, succeed Louis Chenevert as Pratt & Whitney president and... Read More »
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January 15, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
Minor problems stand in the way of the first flight of Sikorsky Aircraft's X-2 Technology. That according to Sikorsky President Jeff Pino, who spoke with Rotor & Wing during last week's Assn of the U.S. Army aviation symposium near Washington. Nothing in the test program to date has raised... Read More »
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August 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
A detailed analysis of flight training accidents revealed errors for pilots, both experienced and new, to avoid. During the past two years, I have had the privilege and responsibility of co-chairing the accident-analysis working group of the International Helicopter Safety Team. That team aims to... Read More »
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January 15, 2008
From Aviation Today
Minor problems stand in the way of the first flight of Sikorsky Aircraft's X-2 Technology. That according to Sikorsky President Jeff Pino, who spoke with Rotor & Wing during last week's Assn of the U.S. Army aviation symposium near Washington. Nothing in the test program to date has raised... Read More »
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January 9, 2007
From Aviation Today
The Mexican Navy has accepted the last two of four new Schweizer Aircraft 300Cs. The first two were delivered in October 2006. The navy will use the new aircraft to perform initial and advanced helicopter pilot training. All four are equipped with procedural IFR flight training instrument panels... Read More »
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May 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
An HH-60H from Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron (HS) 11 during recent operations. The HS-11 s cruise onboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt marks the Navy s last deployment of SH-60Fs and Hs. MH-60s will replace them. Major vertical lift-related events in the last two months kicked off... Read More »
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June 26, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
With the traditional festival of flight that is usually encapsulated by Farnborough Airshow (alternating in the odd years with Le Bourget in Paris), the outlook for military rotorcraft orders from Europe is not good. For those who still do not wish to believe that the good times of defense... Read More »
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November 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
PRODUCTS/AIRFRAMES The market research firm Forecast International is projecting that manufacturers will deliver 14,202 rotorcraft to the light commercial rotorcraft market in the next 10 years, including 6,891 rotorcraft powered by piston engines and 7,311 powered by turboshafts. The study... Read More »
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April 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
HELI-EXPO 2007 Rolls-Royce is developing a new turboshaft engine to power Robinson Helicopter s first turbine helicopter and is discussing the application of the powerplant to the products of Enstrom Helicopter, MD Helicopters, and Schweizer Aircraft. Unveiled at Heli-Expo, the RR300 is "a major... Read More »
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September 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter Offers Training On Night Urban Flying The American Eurocopter Training Center is offering a course on Night Urban Flying and Emergencies. The new course is part of the center's night-vision goggle (NVG) initial and recurrent training package, for which it received FAA Part 141... Read More »
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June 24, 2014
From Rotor & Wing
AgustaWestland AW101 in the Norwegian SAR configuration. Photo courtesy AgustaWestland Your correspondent has battled his way through the corporate jungle that is the Farnborough Air Show for more than a quarter of a century. The show was once a closed showcase for products of a... Read More »
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July 19, 2010
From Aviation Today
Date Aircraft Type Narrative Death/Injury Remarks June 01, 2010 Anchorage, AK CESSNA U206F N59352 A/c registered to Cavner & Julian crashed one mile W of Merrill Field Airport (PAMR) shortly after... Read More »
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September 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
THE NAVY MEANS TO KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING. This is the slogan with which the Koninklijke Marine, or Royal Netherlands Navy, portrays itself to the Dutch public. But to know what the slogan means, we needed to take a closer look. The navy invited us to visit Naval Air Station de Kooy, home base of... Read More »
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June 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
PRODUCTS | AIRFRAMES Sikorsky Aircraft reports it successfully ran its X2 Technology Demonstrator with its coaxial main rotors installed for the first time on May 13. That ground-run test marks a milestone for the program, which aims to field an aircraft that cruises at 250 kt with low vibration... Read More »
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July 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Attack Eighteen new Boeing Apache AH-64D Longbows will be equipped with upgraded in-fleet General Electric T700 engines at the U.S. Corpus Christie Army Depot in Texas. Heavy Lift Turkey is reported to be in discussions with U.S. officials about the possibility of acquiring 10... Read More »
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