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February 8, 2016
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Today 02-08-2016] Jeffrey Pino, vice chairman of the XTI Aircraft Company and former president of Sikorsky Aircraft, died in a plane crash Feb. 5 near Phoenix, Ariz. Jeff Pino of XTI aircraft company and former Sikorsky president passed... Read More »
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February 5, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Guillaume Faury, CEO of Airbus Helicopters, in a statement Friday spoke out against media speculation that Poland's newly Eurosceptic government had canceled a $3 billion provisional deal to acquire 50 H225M Caracal military airframes. Citing Poland's Rzeczpospolita newspaper, Sky News and other... Read More »
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February 3, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Avinco closed 2015 with 31 helicopter transactions worldwide, moving more than 38 million euros worth of assets. Eight of these sales came from Avinco s own portfolio and three with Avinco financing attached. Avinco, a fully independent, privately owned firm, offers aircraft from all leading... Read More »
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February 1, 2016
From Avionics Today
Garmin GNS or GTN series navigator in the Sikorsky S76A/C cockpit. Photo: Maxcraft Avionics [Avionics Today 02-01-2016] Maxcraft Avionics has received FAA validation to install Garmin GNS or GTN series navigators in the Sikorsky S76A/C series helicopters. With the approval, the package... Read More »
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February 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Unplanned landings in isolated areas could quickly become critical survival situations (opposite, left; bottom, right). Photo by Mike Hangge Smoke from survival signal fires (opposite, right) can be seen from miles away and might attract the attention of fire and rescue personnel... Read More »
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February 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
There are several clarifications regarding the U.S. Army s program to offer surplus Black Hawks for sale to the civil market. It was previously unclear who would actually show up with a checkbook. Now, several operators, including Northwest Helicopters, Arista Aviation, P.J. Helicopters, Brainerd... Read More »
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January 29, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The National Commission on the Future of the Army proposed an aviation restructure solution that keeps AH-64 Apaches in the U.S. Army National Guard, but it would cost an extra $165 million per year, in addition to a $420 million upfront cost. The commission, in its report released Thursday... Read More »
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January 20, 2016
From Avionics Today
The Sikorsky Autonomy Research Aircraft equipped with Matrix technology. Photo: Sikorsky [Avionics Today 01-20-2016] Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and Sikorsky have completed a joint autonomy demonstration that proved the capability of new, ground-air cooperative missions between... Read More »
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January 19, 2016
From Avionics Today
New Pratt & Whitney President Robert Leduc. Photo: UTC [Avionics Today 01-19-2016] United Technologies Corp. (UTC) has appointed Robert Leduc as president of Pratt & Whitney. Leduc, who served as president of Sikorsky Aircraft prior to its sale, succeeds Paul R. Adams, who is retiring... Read More »
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January 19, 2016
From Aviation Today
Former Sikorsky Aircraft President and CEO Gerald Tobias, a driving force beyond the development and sales of the Black Hawk and S-76 helicopters, died Nov. 14, 2015, in Huntington Beach, California, after a battle with Alzheimer s disease, according to an obituary in The Los Angeles Times. A... Read More »
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January 19, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Former Sikorsky Aircraft President and CEO Gerald Tobias, a driving force beyond the development and sales of the Black Hawk and S-76 helicopters, died Nov. 14, 2015, in Huntington Beach, California, after a battle with Alzheimer s disease, according to an obituary in The Los Angeles Times. A... Read More »
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January 15, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The declining and unpredictable oil and gas market is not shrinking Lockheed Martin s interest in the commercial helicopter market, according to the Reuters news agency. Citing a top L-M business development executive, Reuters said oil s decline is not just affecting the aerospace and defense... Read More »
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January 15, 2016
From Aviation Today
The declining and unpredictable oil and gas market is not shrinking Lockheed Martin s interest in the commercial helicopter market, according to the Reuters news agency. Citing a top L-M business development executive, Reuters said oil s decline is not just affecting the aerospace and defense... Read More »
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January 12, 2016
From Aviation Today
Photo courtesy of the U.S. Navy / Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter Lewis The U.S. Navy wants proposals by mid-February from industry partners interested in investigating how fasteners might be turned into smart devices for detecting cracking in airframe structural joints. Fatigue... Read More »
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January 12, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Photo courtesy of the U.S. Navy / Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter Lewis The U.S. Navy wants proposals by mid-February from industry partners interested in investigating how fasteners might be turned into smart devices for detecting cracking in airframe structural joints. Fatigue... Read More »
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December 30, 2015
From Aviation Today
Photo courtesy of Triumph Group Triumph Group has appointed a veteran Raytheon and Lockheed Martin executive as its new president and CEO effective Jan. 4, following an eight-month search by its board of directors that the company called extensive. Daniel Crowley, who also will serve as a... Read More »
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December 30, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Photo courtesy of Triumph Group Triumph Group has appointed a veteran Raytheon and Lockheed Martin executive as its new president and CEO effective Jan. 4, following an eight-month search by its board of directors that the company called extensive. Daniel Crowley, who also will serve as a... Read More »
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December 29, 2015
From Aviation Today
A Chinese operator plans to start helicopter commuter service Thursday for the Pearl River Delta cities of Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Zhuhai, according to news outlet China Daily. The privately owned, Shenzhen-based Astro Air said the service will be the first of its kind on the Chinese mainland... Read More »
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December 29, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
A Chinese operator plans to start helicopter commuter service Thursday for the Pearl River Delta cities of Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Zhuhai, according to news outlet China Daily. The privately owned, Shenzhen-based Astro Air said the service will be the first of its kind on the Chinese mainland... Read More »
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December 28, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
An Irish Coast Guard S-92 on a 2014 mission. Photo courtesy of Miguel Mendez / CC BY 2.0 The Irish Coast Guard completed its 1,000th helicopter mission this year on Dec. 26, the first time it has reached that annual milestone since its helicopter service was launched in 1991. The service s... Read More »
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