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March 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Jeff Pino, former president of Sikorsky Aircraft and vice chairman of XTI Aircraft, died Feb. 5. Photo courtesy of XTI Aircraft Company A legend in aviation, Jeff Pino, was killed Feb. 5 when his P-51D crashed in Maricopa, Arizona. Pino had a long and distinguished aerospace career... Read More »
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March 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
An aircraft arriving for unscheduled repairs could throw an MRO off balance if it arrives to a hangar full of scheduled work. RSG Aviation, Inc. of Forth Worth, Texas, tries to save room for such scenarios. Photo courtesy of Keith Moreland / RSG Aviation, Inc. It wasn t raining when... Read More »
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February 29, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Bristow has acknowledged that "a number of our clients have received a letter" from Nigeria's National Petroleum Investment Management Services asking them to terminate the company's helicopter services, telling R&WI it has "engaged the authority and other government officials on the matter." The... Read More »
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February 25, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Global aerospace and defense contractor AAR [Booth 2604] now offers a broad range of aftermarket support services for helicopter operators, including parts sales, engineering and total life-cycle support programs, under its new Rotorcraft Services business division. With Rotorcraft Services, AAR... Read More »
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February 23, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky [Booth 2617] is focusing at this Heli-Expo on its efforts to create greater efficiency and reliability for operators of its helicopters through improved customer support services. That makes sense, especially since operators in the slumping offshore oil and gas support segment have spent... Read More »
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February 22, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
International helicopter pilot organization Twirly Birds has awarded this year's Les Morris Award to Anthony Melvin "Mel" O'Reilly, founder of Eagle Copters Ltd. in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. O'Reilly began his aviation career in eastern Canada in 1955 with the Royal Canadian Air Force in field... Read More »
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February 19, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Look for Finmeccanica [Booth 6451] to rebrand the light single SW-4 as the AW009 at Heli-Expo as it also advances its plan to operate its various divisions as a united company. The company also will be emphasizing the capabilities of its helicopters in the air ambulance and VIP markets and shying... Read More »
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February 19, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Frasca International, Inc. will have three operational helicopter flight simulators on display and available for test flights at Heli-Expo. Attendees are invited to demo the simulators and meet with Frasca experts at the joint Frasca/HNZ Group exhibit 9256. The three simulators include an AS350... Read More »
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February 17, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky has appointed UI Helicopter Co., Ltd. to become a Sikorsky-authorized customer support center in South Korea, the first such center in the country. Based in Yesan, 100 km south of Seoul, the center will enable operators of Sikorsky S-76 and S-92 commercial helicopters to source repair and... Read More »
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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 Rotor & Wing
As part of the centennial celebration of U.S. Coast Guard aviation this year, the service has painted a Sikorsky Aircraft MH-60 Jayhawk bright yellow, the paint scheme used in the late 1940s and early 1950s for both Coast Guard and the U.S. Navy rotorcraft. It s a brighter take on the USCG s usual... 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
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 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 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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