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June 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Insurance Tumult Means Consumer Gains, Problems for Safety Initiatives Insurance companies will soon be fighting for helicopter operators' business, driving premiums down and pumping more underwriting dollars into the market, according a top aviation insurance broker. Larry Mattiello, president of... Read More »
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May 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
With two new procurement programs set to begin and money being parceled out more evenly, the helicopter industry is optimistic about its future with the Army. When the Army scrapped Comanche last February, there was much hand-wringing and gnashing of teeth. Everybody lamented the demise of the... Read More »
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October 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
Australia Picks NH90 for AIR 9000 program Australia has ordered 12 NH90 helicopters for the Australian Army as part of its AIR 9000 program, increasing the total order book to 357. The helicopters have been designated the NH 90 and will be marinized to operate from the Royal Australian Navy's... Read More »
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February 7, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Look for Schweizer Aircraft to deliver its 6,000th aircraft at HAI s Heli-Expo 2007 in Orlando, Fla., come March. The helicopter will go to the Titusville, Fla.-based flight school Helicopter Adventures, which is already a big Schweizer 300 CB and CBi operator. The 6,000 aircraft haven t all been... Read More »
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March 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Schweizer Aircraft plans to ceremonially deliver its 6,000th aircraft at HAI s Heli-Expo 2007 in Orlando, Fla. this month. The helicopter will actually be delivered to the Titusville, Fla.-based flight school Helicopter Adventures, which is already a big Schweizer 300 CB and CBi operator, before... Read More »
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February 7, 2007
From Aviation Today
Look for Schweizer Aircraft to deliver its 6,000th aircraft at HAI s Heli-Expo 2007 in Orlando, Fla., come March. The helicopter will go to the Titusville, Fla.-based flight school Helicopter Adventures, which is already a big Schweizer 300 CB and CBi operator. The 6,000 aircraft haven t all been... Read More »
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April 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
The U.S. Army has a new aviation modernization plan: It's back to the future. Indeed, the RAH-66 Comanche is gone, but the AH-64 Apache is very much alive. Ditto the CH-47 Chinook and the UH-60 Black Hawk. And we may not have seen the last of the UH-1 Huey. That old bird may yet have new life... Read More »
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January 1, 2006
From Avionics Today
Another Step for ADS-B ACSS, an L-3 Communications and Thales company, and UPS Aviation have partnered to develop an automatic dependent surveillance system-broadcast (ADS-B) package designed to assure the safe separation of aircraft on the ground and while lining up for an approach. Announced at... Read More »
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April 1, 2008
From Aviation Today
PRODUCTS | AIRFRAMES Attendees at Heli-Expo in Houston gathered at the Sikorsky Aircraft display area for the unveiling of the first new helicopter design since the company s 2004 acquisition of Schweizer Aircraft. The helicopter or more precisely, a scale model of it that everyone came to see... Read More »
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August 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Rotor & Wing: There is a widespread international concern today over the direction and pace of rotorcraft development in order to meet future needs. A main focus of concern seems to be the lack of government funding. Sikorsky appears to have created its own solution witnessed by the X2/S-97... Read More »
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April 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
PRODUCTS | AIRFRAMES Attendees at Heli-Expo in Houston gathered at the Sikorsky Aircraft display area for the unveiling of the first new helicopter design since the company s 2004 acquisition of Schweizer Aircraft. The helicopter or more precisely, a scale model of it that everyone came to see... Read More »
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August 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
Airframe makers are delving into what customers and operators want in their next generation of aircraft. Airframe makers are busy trying to decipher what commercial operators want in their next generation of rotorcraft and refine their development efforts to ensure they are in a position in a... Read More »
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October 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
NEWS The maiden flight Aug. 27 of Sikorsky Aircraft s X2 technology demonstrator (shown right, with an S-76 chase aircraft) was the most notable of first flights the Stratford, Conn. manufacturer achieved in that busy last week of August. Aug. 29 saw the debut of the fly-by-wire version of the... Read More »
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October 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Schweizer Aircraft s newest helicopter will be the turbine-powered Model 434, sources familiar with the program tell Rotor & Wing. The Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary is pursuing accelerated development of the aircraft. The Horseheads, N.Y.-based manufacturer has received a major order from a launch... Read More »
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August 1, 2010
From Avionics Today
Though vertical takeoff unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) have yet to make the combat contribution of fixed-wing UASs, four very different autonomous rotorcraft show near-term warfighting potential. The 16-pound Honeywell T-Hawk ducted fan UAS helps the U.S. Army scout convoy routes and... Read More »
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June 1, 2005
From Aviation Today
CESSNA 182Q: This discrepancy was found by a mechanic while cleaning the aircraft's firewall after engine removal. An electrical cable (P/N D-PA13) between the auxiliary power and starter relays had burn marks indicative of arcing. Immediately across from the damage was the pointed end of a sheet... Read More »
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May 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
Kaman Getting K-MAX Pilots Ready For Fire Season With a relatively dry winter in the northwestern United States, firefighting companies are gearing up for a bad fire season. Kaman Aerospace Corp. doesn't specifically train pilots for fighting fires, but it does train them to transition to the... Read More »
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November 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
As operators seek better, more detailed training, manufacturers are aiming to field cost-effective tools to help them do that. IF MONEY WERE NO ISSUE IN HELICOPTER TRAINING, student pilots would be thoroughly trained in full-motion simulators. They would be run through every possible flight... Read More »
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April 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
A new foundation is partnering with Schweizer Aircraft to make it easier for flight schools to acquire aircraft and for students to use them. A nonprofit foundation set up to promote flying careers by offering financing to student pilots is spreading its wings to cover rotorcraft-and Schweizer... 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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