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August 22, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
U.S. lawmakers from Connecticut are appealing to the Navy secretary to reverse a service decision to pull maintenance of U.S. Marine Corps VH-3D presidential transports and shift it to a military depot. Sikorsky confirmed last week that maintenance now done at the secure Yankee White facility at... Read More »
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August 5, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky plans to build its operation in Colombia into a hub for supporting Black Hawk operators throughout Latin America. The manufacturer in 2012 established facilities in Colombia to support operations there. Colombia is the largest Black Hawk operator in the region, Sikorsky said. That nation... Read More »
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July 28, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Lockheed Martin has delivered the final Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk to the U.S. Navy as part of the Navy's Foreign Military sales program with the Royal Australian Navy. The agreement was made in June 2011 for Australia to acquire 24 new-generation, multi-role naval combat aircraft to replace the... Read More »
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July 26, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky has demonstrated that its VH-92A meets U.S. Marine Corps requirements for transporting the U.S. president and provides exceptional, affordable and supportable mission performance by completing a critical design review earlier this month, company and military officials said. The review... Read More »
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July 22, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Heli-One expanded its Rzeszow, Poland, facility by 6,000 sq m to accommodate storage for an additional 40 heavy helicopters. The facility provides controlled and monitored environment for aircraft storage. Accepted aircraft include the Airbus Helicopters AS332 and H225, Sikorsky S-92 and S-76, and... Read More »
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July 20, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Representatives of at least 10 helicopter firms told the FAA last month that proposed stricter guidelines for certification of inlet barrier filters are unneeded and would hike costs and hurt safety for rotorcraft flying in dirty, dusty environments. As an example, AAR Airlift told FAA officials... Read More »
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July 13, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky has signed two 10-yr support deals with Babcock Mission Critical Services and Bristow Helicopters at Farnborough Air Show this week. The agreements call for Sikorsky to provide the operators' S-92 fleets with extended support for its aftermarket materials. Babcock currently operates a... Read More »
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July 8, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Piedmont Propulsion Systems (PPS) is advancing into the military helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul market with approval from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command to maintain and overhaul Sikorsky UH-60 main rotor hubs. PPS provides aircraft propeller repair and... Read More »
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July 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Our mission at R&WI is to be the business resource for managers of rotorcraft operations around the world. This is not new; for nearly 50 years we have strived to serve this industry s business intelligence needs. In that pursuit, we long have benefitted from the counsel of forward-thinking... Read More »
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July 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The H215 uses the same basic airframe, rotor and engines as Airbus Helicopters AS332, but incorporates improved avionics. Photo courtesy of Airbus Recently, I had an opportunity to fly the latest addition to Airbus Helicopters venerable line of Puma variants, the H215. The aircraft... Read More »
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July 1, 2016
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Magazine 07-01-2016] Lockheed Martin recently released an overview of how the use of iPad applications is helping helicopter operators perform smarter and more efficient Search and Rescue (SAR), offshore oil, and other operations around the globe. iFly Sikorsky includes both a... Read More »
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June 28, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The Swedish Defence Materiel Admin., citing "changed conditions," has revised procedures for purchasing six retired Airbus Helicopters AS332 M1 Super Pumas and extended the bidding deadline to Oct. 7. Under the revised procedures, Sweden will accept bids for some of the aircraft, spares and... Read More »
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June 27, 2016
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Magazine 06-27-2016] The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) of Canada is recommending new Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) standards after completing an investigation into an air ambulance accident that occurred in May 2013. TSB's recommendations seek for Transport Canada (TC) to... Read More »
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June 24, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Lockheed Martin said the CH-53K King Stallion completed an external lift of 27,000 lb at Sikorsky's Development Flight Test Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. L-M is developing the aircraft for the U.S. Marine Corps. A fourth aircraft is expected to join the flight test program soon. According to... Read More »
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June 23, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky said it has accepted a prototype aircraft by its Polish subsidiary PZL Mielec for the Turkish Utility Helicopter Program (TUHP) to build a fleet of multi-role T70 helicopters. The undersecretariat signed a contract with TAI and the subcontractors on Feb. 21, 2014, to procure 109... Read More »
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June 22, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Bluedrop Training & Simulation will provide instructors and training for pilots and maintainers learning to operate the Royal Canadian Navy's new fleet of 28 Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclones, which are replacing Sikorsky Sea Kings over the next six years. The $13 million agreement with Sikorsky calls for... Read More »
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June 17, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
CAE has been awarded contracts to design and develop a comprehensive naval training center for the United Arab Emirates Navy. The agreement, by General Headquarters of the UAE Armed Forces, will provide the UAE Joint Aviation Command with helicopter simulators and training devices for the... Read More »
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June 16, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The U.S. Navy delivered the first three Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawks to the Danish Defense earlier this month. The aircraft will replace the force's fleet of British Lynx through the U.S. Foreign Military Sales program. The Danish Defense signed a letter of agreement for the aircraft in 2012... Read More »
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June 16, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky's global fleet of S-92s have surpassed one million flight hours within 12 years in May. Sikorsky said the aircraft also have an accident rate of less than one-tenth of the U.S. Civil Multi-Turbine engine helicopter rate, earning the manufacturer an American Helicopter Society... Read More »
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June 15, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
South Korea has reportedly received its first four AgustaWestland AW159 Lynx Wildcat helicopters, according to local media reports in that country. The reports said the South Korean Navy hopes to deploy them by mid-2017 after testing. Four more are expected to be delivered by the end of this year... Read More »
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