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September 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
If you were lucky enough to join the nearly 20,000 other heli-fans at this year s HAI Heli-Expo in Orlando, you got to experience a seemingly endless array of new avionics, systems and components. And, like most, you no doubt left the show floor dreaming of flying home in one of those showroom... Read More »
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September 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Protecting the citizens and many visitors of Hong Kong heavily populated and dispersed among many islands is a formidable task. Hong Kong has a unique flying operation that traces its origins to an Auxiliary of the British Royal Air Force. Formed in April 1993, the Hong Kong Government Flying... Read More »
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September 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
The Chinese and Asian military helicopter markets are ones that are double-edged for most western helicopter manufacturers (OEMs). While directly supplying the Chinese military is not a market that is open to them, the huge rise in China s economic strength and its subsequent renewed drive to... Read More »
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September 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Makers of military rotorcraft are understandably nervous these days with the real possibility of up to $700 billion in defense-related cuts between now and 2023. Add in the recent credit default showdown and trillions in anticipated budget cuts from the so-called Congressional super committee, ... Read More »
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August 10, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Makers of military rotorcraft are understandably nervous these days with the real possibility of up to $700 billion in defense-related cuts between now and 2023. Add in the recent credit default showdown and trillions in anticipated budget cuts from the so-called Congressional super committee, ... Read More »
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August 3, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
The health and mission effects of helicopter pilots and crewmembers who suffer from back and neck pain due to flying took center stage during the Rotary-Wing Aircraft Seating Forum, held July 26 27 in Washington, D.C. A panel of speakers from military and scientific industries presented findings... Read More »
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August 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
This month s issue features a variety of themes from different sectors of the helicopter industry new airframes and updates on existing models from the Paris Air Show (see Rotorcraft Report); offshore ( Training Profile: Bristow Academy, and Inside FlightSafety Lafayette, ); firefighting (... Read More »
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August 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
In February 2009, FlightSafety International made a move to the offshore helicopter training market in a big way. This is the opening date for the company s 78,000-square-foot training center in Lafayette, La. Up and running are two Level D full flight motion simulators, both for Sikorsky... Read More »
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August 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky Sikorsky Aircraft is closing out production of the S-76C++, replacing it with the S-76D. Aero Vodochody is producing the fuselages for the S-76D, which will have Pratt & Whitney Canada PW210S engines and Thales avionics and autopilot. FAA sea-level certification is expected... Read More »
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August 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Fatal Denial? Not approving the chief pilot s request for relief of the public information officer duties was criminal (see NTSB: Fatigue, Organizational Pressure Factors in Crash , July 2011, page 18). He obviously had previous cases in which late night calls prevented him from getting his... Read More »
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August 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky Improves Colombian Training Sikorsky Aerospace Services has broken ground on a helicopter training complex at the Melgar Air Force Base in Colombia. The UH-60 Black Hawk flight training center, scheduled for completion later this year, will feature a full-motion, high-fidelity simulator... Read More »
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August 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Line em up: Bristow Academy has a fleet of around 50 helicopters based at its largest campus in Titusville, Fla. Photos courtesy Bristow Academy 21:30 local time. Your Sikorsky S-92 is two hours out of Bergen, Norway. Tonight s destination is the company rig s 50-by-50 helipad located... Read More »
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August 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
With the fire season at its peak in parts of Europe and North America, state and fire authorities around Australia are making plans for the 2011/12 bushfire season which will kick off in parts of the country as early as late August. With the exception of Western Australia (WA), which had one of... Read More »
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August 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Rotor & Wing: There is a widespread international concern today over the direction and pace of rotorcraft development in order to meet future needs. A main focus of concern seems to be the lack of government funding. Sikorsky appears to have created its own solution witnessed by the X2/S-97... Read More »
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August 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Final assembly of the first CH-53K is taking place at Sikorsky s new Florida Assembly and Flight Operations (FAFO) center in West Palm Beach. Sikorsky Sikorsky has begun final assembly of the first CH-53K prototype test aircraft, with the sponsons and main rotor pylon now attached to... Read More »
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July 28, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Cleveland, Ohio-based Eaton Corp. has assisted Bell Helicopter in supporting the Australian Army s fleet of 206B1 Kiowas, which topped 60,000 operational hours in April 2011. Eaton, which supplies components for the Australian Army helicopters, has been involved in a variety of missions, including... Read More »
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July 27, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
The health and mission effects of helicopter pilots and crewmembers who suffer from back and neck pain due to flying is taking center stage during the Rotary-Wing Aircraft Seating Forum, held Tuesday and Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Speakers from military and scientific industries presented... Read More »
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July 27, 2011
From Aviation Today
The health and mission effects of helicopter pilots and crewmembers who suffer from back and neck pain due to flying is taking center stage during the Rotary-Wing Aircraft Seating Forum, held Tuesday and Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Speakers from military and scientific industries presented... Read More »
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July 14, 2011
From Aviation Today
Andrew Drwiega talked exclusively to three of Sikorsky s presidents on the eve of the Paris Air Show 2011, including Sikorsky Aircraft President Jeffrey Pino. Rotor & Wing: There is a widespread international concern today over the direction and pace of rotorcraft development in order to meet... Read More »
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July 14, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Andrew Drwiega talked exclusively to three of Sikorsky s presidents on the eve of the Paris Air Show 2011, including Sikorsky Aircraft President Jeffrey Pino. Rotor & Wing: There is a widespread international concern today over the direction and pace of rotorcraft development in order to meet... Read More »
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