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December 13, 2010
From Aviation Today
The NTSB says a series of improper actions by the contractor and insufficient oversight by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and the FAA led to the August 5, 2008, fatal crash of a firefighting Sikorsky S-61N helicopter (N612AZ) in northern California. The S-61N owned and operated by Carson... Read More »
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December 9, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
While acknowledging the role of lax oversight by maintenance inspectors, FAA and the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S. National Transportation Board has placed much of the blame for a 2008 crash of a Sikorsky S-61 on the operator Carson Helicopters. During a public meeting Dec. 7 coinciding with the... Read More »
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December 7, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky Aircraft s Global Helicopters division in Coatesville, Pa. has initiated final assembly on the S-76D. Aero Vodochody, which is building the S-76D fuselages in the Czech Republic, delivered the first production airframe to Coatesville in late November. Sikorsky... Read More »
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December 7, 2010
From Aviation Today
Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky Aircraft s Global Helicopters division in Coatesville, Pa. has initiated final assembly on the S-76D. Aero Vodochody, which is building the S-76D fuselages in the Czech Republic, delivered the first production airframe to Coatesville in late November. Sikorsky... Read More »
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December 6, 2010
From Aviation Today
A helicopter accident in Louisiana in 2009, which killed eight people, was caused by a red-tailed hawk striking the windshield of a Sikorsky S-76C++ helicopter. The NTSB's final report on the crash said the lack of requirements for bird strike-resistant windshields contributed to the crash. The... Read More »
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December 3, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Systecon Receives DALO Order The employee owned consultancy and software company Systecon AB has received an order from DALO (Danish Defense Acquisition and Logistics Organization) worth 3.5MSEK (approximately $500,000). The order is for consultancy services and Systecon´s ILS analysis tools... Read More »
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December 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Aircraft systems testing on the CH-53K has started at Sikorsky s new systems integration lab (SIL), a 10,000-square-foot facility at the manufacturer s headquarters in Stratford, Conn. The heavy-lift aircraft is a replacement for the U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E. The complex includes five labs... Read More »
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December 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Chris Baur is a dual-rated ATP with more than 11,000 flight hours, a certified aircraft dispatcher and flight instructor. He is a retired military pilot who served in the U.S. Army, Coast Guard and Air Force (ANG). Chris is currently president of Hughes... Read More »
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December 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
The year is closing. Overall, 2010 was not such a bad year it could have been worse. The helicopter industry saw some milestones and continued to take orders throughout the year, though not at the pace some would like. The civil helicopter market remains depressed as a result of budget cuts and... Read More »
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December 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
L-3's SRVIVR CVR Meets Mandate L-3 Electrodynamics is introducing the SRVIVR family of cockpit voice flight data recorders (CVFDRs), a state-of-the-art crash survivable recorder designed to meet FAA s mandate for flight recorders. Offering the smallest and... Read More »
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December 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
In an effort to provide a snapshot of the hundreds of stories in the helicopter industry that we cover each year, Rotor & Wing has assembled a list of more than 600 items published from January to early November 2010. These news stories, features and product announcements ran in the pages of the... Read More »
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December 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky President Jeff Pino unveils the S-97 Raider in late October. Joy Finnegan Photo Sikorsky Aircraft has uncovered plans to build two prototype light tactical helicopters (LTHs) based on the X2 Technology demonstrator that unofficially claimed the... Read More »
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November 30, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
It is customary at every AUSA, the US Army s annual convention staged in Washington DC during October, for the leaders of Army Aviation (dubbed The Four Horsemen ) to openly discuss on the record a wide range of subjects of current interest. Those present this year were: BG Anthony G... Read More »
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November 30, 2010
From Avionics Today
Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of Sikorsky Aircraft, made an equity investment in Adaptive Flight, a Georgia-based manufacturer of avionics system solutions for small and medium-sized unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), the company announced Monday. The amount of the... Read More »
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November 30, 2010
From Aviation Today
Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of Sikorsky Aircraft, made an equity investment in Adaptive Flight, a Georgia-based manufacturer of avionics system solutions for small and medium-sized unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), the company announced Monday. The amount of the... Read More »
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November 24, 2010
From Aviation Today
Members of the Schweizer family are suing Sikorsky Aircraft, claiming the manufacturer did not live up to the terms of its 2004 acquisition of Big Flats, N.Y.-based Schweizer Aircraft. For related... Read More »
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November 24, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Members of the Schweizer family are suing Sikorsky Aircraft, claiming the manufacturer did not live up to the terms of its 2004 acquisition of Big Flats, N.Y.-based Schweizer Aircraft. For related... Read More »
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November 22, 2010
From Aviation Today
Bell 212 Emergency AD Issued in response to a recent fatal accident investigation that revealed a crack in the main rotor hub fitting of the Bell 212, FAA has published emergency airworthiness directive (AD) No. 2010-24-51. The agency is requiring removal of fittings with serial numbers A-9956... Read More »
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November 5, 2010
From Aviation Today
Sikorsky Aircraft has incorporated CPI Aero into its Gold Supplier program, which awards suppliers for meeting various categories, including quality, delivery, lean manufacturing and customer satisfaction. CPI Aero makes structural assemblies for numerous Sikorsky types, including the UH-60 Black... Read More »
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November 5, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky Aircraft has incorporated CPI Aero into its Gold Supplier program, which awards suppliers for meeting various categories, including quality, delivery, lean manufacturing and customer satisfaction. CPI Aero makes structural assemblies for numerous Sikorsky types, including the UH-60 Black... Read More »
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