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May 26, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Heli-One will provide the Royal Malaysian Air Force with glass cockpit upgrades for its fleet of Sikorsky S-61s, enabling the aircraft to fly during the day and night in all-weather conditions. This contract follows Heli-One's recent flight display upgrades for aircraft including the Airbus AS332... Read More »
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May 24, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Even MV-22s flying dignitaries to and from the Pentagon are not spared public and political criticism of the noise from their operations. Deep-green and highly polished aircraft from U.S. Marine Corps Marine Helicopter Squadron One (HMX-1) are among the Bell Boeing Ospreys that now operate at the... Read More »
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May 20, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
As part of the U.S. Coast Guard aviation unit's centennial celebration this year, the service has painted some of its aircraft in historic paint schemes. Those aircraft are said to be returned to service and delivered to various stations around the U.S. throughout the year. In addition to two... Read More »
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May 17, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Germany is taking initial steps toward replacing its fleet of Sikorsky CH-53G heavy-lift aircraft, according to a company official. Sikorsky VP for CH-53K Mike Torok told reporters Monday at the Navy League Sea-Air-Space Exposition the company is "certainly" engaged in discussions with Germany... Read More »
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May 11, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
A U.S. bankruptcy court has approved CHC's request to reject immediately leases on 16 Airbus Helicopters, 12 Leonardo-Finmeccanica and 10 Sikorsky aircraft as part the company's planned reorganization under Chapter 11 protection from creditors, according to the company. CHC said the court in... Read More »
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May 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
At Heli-Expo in March, I heard an interesting talk on an alternate recovery from vortex ring state (VRS) given by Robinson Helicopter s Tim Tucker, who had written an article describing this method last fall ( Flying Through the Vortex, September 2015, page 30). I was anxious to see his... Read More »
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May 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
When you think about New York City, one thing that does not come to the mind is peace and quiet. For those who live in Manhattan, or even in the outer boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island, peace and quiet is something it seems you can find anywhere else but New York. Even... Read More »
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May 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
An MH-60S Sea Hawk receives cargo during a vertical replenishment aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Navy As skipper of the guided missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG-107), U.S. Navy Cmdr. Alysa Ambrose relies... Read More »
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May 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Following my last article on the acquisition of surplus U.S. Army A-model Sikorsky Black Hawks by several commercial operators in the U.S., I saw three UH-60As on display by various operators at Heli-Expo in Louisville, Kentucky. All were impressive in their general appearance, and each Black Hawk... Read More »
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April 28, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Lockheed Martin s leadership is still grappling with how to explain the near-term impact of Sikorsky s acquisition on its own operations and finances. I am still getting my head around describing Sikorsky and what the expectation should be for the unit s impact, L-M EVP and CFO Bruce Tanner said... Read More »
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April 15, 2016
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Today 04-15-2016] Malaysian-based offshore oil and gas helicopter operator Sazma Aviation has selected Skytrac's Helicopter Flight Data Monitoring (HFDM) services to monitor engine health and safety parameters on its Sikorsky S-76 aircraft. Sazma Aviation receives a complete HFDM... Read More »
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April 14, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Malaysian-based offshore oil and gas helicopter operator Sazma Aviation has selected Skytrac's helicopter flight data monitoring (HFDM) services to monitor engine health and safety parameters on its Sikorsky S-76 aircraft. Sazma will receive a complete FDM package, including an online reporting... Read More »
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April 8, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Triumph Group, Inc. has received the 2016 Supplier Excellence Award from the American Helicopter Society International (AHS). The company was recognized for the quality, innovation and cost-effective technology of its products. The AHS International Supplier Excellence Award is given to companies... Read More »
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April 7, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP), procured originally to replace engines in the U.S. Army's Boeing AH-64E and Sikorsky UH-60M helicopters, also might power the Army's future vertical lift light assault rotorcraft, according to media reports. Army officials told reporters recently that... Read More »
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April 7, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
United Aero Group has donated a Sikorsky S-76A helicopter to the Connecticut Air & Space Center, a restoration museum at the former Stratford Army Engine Plant complex. The company acquired the aircraft from a transport operator in Brazil. It is donating a complete airframe, original avionics... Read More »
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April 6, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky Aircraft has been asked to deliver 109 military helicopters to the Turkish Armed Forces by 2020. The order is part of an ongoing General Purpose Helicopter Project, which was initiated in 2009 to develop the Turkish rotorcraft industry and meet the needs of the country s military, along... Read More »
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April 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
A Washington, D.C.-area museum dedicated to the history of the U.S. Marine Corps reopens today with expanded facilities and new exhibits, including one honoring Marine helicopter combat operations during the Vietnam War. The National Museum for the Marine Corps closed last March to begin adding... Read More »
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April 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
In addition to the challenges of its operational tempo and staffing, the German military has faced cost and schedule problems with its Tigers and NH90s. Photo courtesy of Airbus Helicopters German leaders are working toward a decision this month on how to best bolster military forces... Read More »
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April 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
James T. McKenna An aviation journalist for more than 25 years, James T. McKenna served as R&WI s editor-in-chief from 2003 to 2008. He then worked on communications projects for Bell Helicopter and numerous consulting clients, including the Aerospace Industries Assn., Helicopter Assn. ... Read More »
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April 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Growth of the civil helicopter fleet in Greater China is slowing as its main economy lags, the oil market slumps and airspace challenges drag down operations. Another drag on growth is the expected depreciation in value of China s currency, the renminbi. That sums up the latest assessment of the... Read More »
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