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May 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Claudio Agostini, aerospace and defense consultant, has been engaged with helicopter market competitive intelligence for more than 20 years. He has been writing for Rotor & Wing about helicopters in Latin America since 1999. He has also been engaged with local helicopter events and seminars since... Read More »
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May 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
With financial uncertainty continuing worldwide, it still remains difficult to make market predictions about the near future. But based on various backgrounds and evaluating the current situation, it s clear to see that Latin American countries were affected by the crisis in different degrees. In... Read More »
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May 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Bell Helicopter has promoted Mitch Snyder to executive vice president of its Military Programs segment. He will oversee all activities for the division and joins the executive leadership and global leadership teams of Bell and Textron, respectively. Previously vice president and program manager... Read More »
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May 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Laser pointers are becoming more of a danger to helicopters and low-flying aircraft everywhere. New reports are popping up weekly where helicopter pilots are getting lazed just a few examples from mid-April as we went to press include: a 13-year-old in Rockville, Md. being charged for shining a... Read More »
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May 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Kevin Bredenbeck Sikorsky s X2 Moves Toward the S-97 Actual voice transmission during the Sept. 15, 2010 test flight when the Sikorsky X2 broke the 250-knot objective: 245, 250, 251 knots... pretty much level... lower the nose... nice... 260, 262... bringing the nose up, bringing the... Read More »
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April 13, 2011
From Aviation Today
Representatives of the Lindberg Electric Aircraft Prize (LEAP) and Sikorsky Aircraft plan to announce details of a joint initiative on Thursday during AERO Friedrichshafen in Germany. Sergei Sikorsky will be among the participants in aviation first families events, which includes LEAP founder... Read More »
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April 13, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Representatives of the Lindberg Electric Aircraft Prize (LEAP) and Sikorsky Aircraft plan to announce details of a joint initiative on Thursday during AERO Friedrichshafen in Germany. Sergei Sikorsky will be among the participants in aviation first families events, which includes LEAP founder... Read More »
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April 6, 2011
From Aviation Today
Polish Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary PZL Mielec has started conducting S-70i flight tests out from its new facility. Late last year the company hired test pilot Leszek Pawula an ATP with 4,300 hours in helicopters to support airborne testing of the international Black Hawk variant. The new site... Read More »
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April 6, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Polish Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary PZL Mielec has started conducting S-70i flight tests out from its new facility. Late last year the company hired test pilot Leszek Pawula an ATP with 4,300 hours in helicopters to support airborne testing of the international Black Hawk variant. The new site... Read More »
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April 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
After talking with numerous OEMs, operators, pilots and other helicopter support companies during Heli-Expo, the consensus seemed near-unanimous the helicopter industry is getting past the bottom of the economic trough and looking up, with sales and other market indicators expected to return to... Read More »
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April 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Shannon Bower is a 7,000-hour, dual ATP with type ratings in Bell 206s, Gulfstreams and Cessna Citations. He has operated on five continents and is a longtime photographer and contributing writer for Rotor & Wing. Shannon is the vice president of Bower Helicopter Inc., a firm that helps people... Read More »
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April 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Helicopter Association International s board of directors has named Sergei Sikorsky an honorary lifetime member. The association recognized the son of company founder Igor Sikorsky during its Salute to Excellence ceremony on March 7 during Heli-Expo. Richard Gross is the new assistant director of... Read More »
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April 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
The Fenestron shrouded tail rotor features a stator and asymmetrically spaced blades to reduce noise emission ensure safety. Rotorcraft noise is inevitable and almost taken for granted. To the general public, a helicopter s positive image is one of a provider of emergency medical... Read More »
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April 1, 2011
From Avionics Today
The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) considers the Marine Corps CH-53K Heavy Lift Replacement helicopter a derivative of the hard-flown CH-53E in operation today. In fact, new avionics, engines, transmission, structures, rotor blades and fly-by-wire (FBW) controls make the Sikorsky 53 Kilo an... Read More »
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March 28, 2011
From Aviation Today
DATE AIRCRAFT TYPE NARRATIVE DEATH/INJURY REMARKS March 7, 2011 Allagash, ME Diamond DA-40 C-GPDO Around 1345 EST, a/c was damaged when it impacted a wooded area. Pilot received serious injuries... Read More »
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March 25, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky Aircraft s new Florida Assembly and Flight Operations (FAFO) campus for the U.S. Marine Corps CH-53K heavy lift helicopter is now operational. The company converted a 60,000-square-foot building in West Palm Beach that was the former home of Pratt & Whitney-Rocketdyne to a modern... Read More »
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March 25, 2011
From Aviation Today
Sikorsky Aircraft s new Florida Assembly and Flight Operations (FAFO) campus for the U.S. Marine Corps CH-53K heavy lift helicopter is now operational. The company converted a 60,000-square-foot building in West Palm Beach that was the former home of Pratt & Whitney-Rocketdyne to a modern... Read More »
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March 23, 2011
From Aviation Today
Sikorsky Aircraft has opened a new assembly line facility at its Florida Assembly and Flight Operations (FAFO) campus in West Palm Beach, Fla., for prototypes of the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter. The production of the next generation of heavy lift helicopter prototype is underway, Dennis Jarvi... Read More »
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March 23, 2011
From Avionics Today
Sikorsky Aircraft has opened a new assembly line facility at its Florida Assembly and Flight Operations (FAFO) campus in West Palm Beach, Fla., for prototypes of the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter. The production of the next generation of heavy lift helicopter prototype is underway, Dennis Jarvi... Read More »
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March 8, 2011
From Aviation Today
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced at Heli-Expo 2011 in Orlando, Fla., Monday that FAA has approved an integrated, all-weather operating system that enhances the S-92 helicopter's search and rescue (SAR) capabilities. The Search and Rescue Automatic Flight Control System (SAR AFCS), developed with... Read More »
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