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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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June 13, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The Australian Army, national leaders and citizens of that nation this past weekend marked the 20th anniversary of the midair collision of two Black Hawks that killed 18 troops conducting counterterrorism training. The June 12, 1996, crash was "the most significant peacetime disaster to strike... Read More »
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June 7, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Babcock Mission Critical Services Offshore Ltd. received two Sikorsky S-92s. The aircraft were delivered in an Antonov 124 transport aircraft from the manufacturer's Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, plant to the U.K.'s Glasgow Prestwick Airport. They were then transferred to Babcock's hangars in... Read More »
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June 2, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky successfully completed phase one of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System program by flying its unmanned S-76 for 30 mi. The aircraft took off from the company's Stratford, Connecticut, facility to Robertson Airport in Plainville... Read More »
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June 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Russian Helicopters line of aircraft include the Kazan Ansat, the Kamov Ka-62 and Mil Mi-26T, Mi-38 and Mi-8. The TV7-117V engine is installed on all Mi-38s. Photos courtesy of Russian Helicopters and ISAF Headquarters Public Affairs Office Amid Western sanctions and the crises of... Read More »
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June 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Storms do not last forever, but Brazil is in the middle of its biggest in recent years, with economic contraction, political turmoil and corruption scandals driving its markets down. The country s recession is becoming deeper than expected. The International Monetary Fund sees Brazil s gross... Read More »
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June 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
When Denver, Colorado, lawyer and inventor David Brody decided in the last few years to launch an effort to develop an innovative business aircraft, he did what aviation entrepreneurs do. He assembled a team of the best engineering and marketing talent he could find. The company he and those... Read More »
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June 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
A Papua New Guinea company received an Airbus Helicopters H145 in January. Photo courtesy of Airbus Markets throughout Asia have not escaped the economic concerns plaguing the U.S., Europe and other regions, leading helicopter operators there and the manufacturers and service providers... Read More »
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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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