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September 28, 2010
From Aviation Today
Greenwich AeroGroup subsidiary Summit Aviation has achieved AS9100 aerospace quality standard system certification for its facility in Somerset, Ky. The company obtained AS9100 in 2007 at its headquarters in Middletown, Del. Summit provides maintenance and modifications on Bell, Boeing... Read More »
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September 20, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Is this a new opportunity to pick up a great deal, or is it an all new way to get rid of your excess inventory that is taking up valuable cash and shelf space? Last week, a new company called Aviation-Auctions.com also went live with their first online auction, following the launch of the new... Read More »
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September 20, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
In case you happened to have been sequestered beneath the cone-of-silence last week, you might have missed the fact that Sikorsky set a new milestone in rotorcraft aviation by flying their X2 Technology Demonstrator past the 250kts mark, and in so doing, may have set the wheels in motion to change... Read More »
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September 16, 2010
From Aviation Today
With its primary key performance parameter (KPP) of hitting 250 knots (288 mph) achieved yesterday, Sikorsky s X2 team is turning its focus to additional test flights over the course of the next three months before wrapping up the demonstration phase for the coaxial helicopter. During a conference... Read More »
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September 16, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
With its primary key performance parameter (KPP) of hitting 250 knots (288 mph) achieved yesterday, Sikorsky s X2 team is turning its focus to additional test flights over the course of the next three months before wrapping up the demonstration phase for the coaxial helicopter. During a conference... Read More »
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September 15, 2010
From Aviation Today
Today, Sept. 15, 2010, Sikorsky Aircraft s X2 Technology demonstrator achieved what was long thought impossible. The X2 flew at 250 knots true airspeed (288 mph) at Sikorsky s West Palm Beach test facility. In addition to achieving that milestone, the coaxial aircraft with pusher prop also met key... Read More »
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September 15, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Today, Sept. 15, 2010, Sikorsky Aircraft s X2 Technology demonstrator achieved what was long thought impossible. The X2 flew at 250 knots true airspeed (288 mph) at Sikorsky s West Palm Beach test facility. In addition to achieving that milestone, the coaxial aircraft with pusher prop also met key... Read More »
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September 3, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Spring, Texas-based Aviation Auctions has introduced a new website dedicated to idle, surplus and obsolete helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft, as well as major components. Auctions are set to run quarterly. The first is scheduled to take place on Thursday, Sept. 9, including listings for two... Read More »
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September 3, 2010
From Aviation Today
Spring, Texas-based Aviation Auctions has introduced a new website dedicated to idle, surplus and obsolete helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft, as well as major components. Auctions are set to run quarterly. The first is scheduled to take place on Thursday, Sept. 9, including listings for two... Read More »
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September 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Tucson, Ariz. was the site of the Airborne Law Enforcement Association s 40th Annual Convention and Exposition, which ran from July 14 to 17. Co-hosted by the Tucson Police Dept. and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency, the event drew aircrews from across North America for networking... Read More »
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September 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
REBTECH, the Bedford, Texas-based division of REB Technologies, has hired James Garrett (left) as new vice president of operations. He has more than 40 years experience in instrument manufacturing and repairs. Garrett received crew station lighting certification from the Aerospace Lighting... Read More »
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September 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
During the Farnborough Airshow in late July, Sikorsky Aircraft President Jeffrey Pino presented the company s Winged Award to PremiAir for 30 years of support. Pino arrived at the Blackbushe facility in a VIP-configured S-76C++ that PremiAir maintains and operates. (From September 2010 Rotorcraft... Read More »
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September 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky Aircraft has completed the critical design review (CDR) for the heavy lift CH-53K. The manufacturer and the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) met in late July to conduct the review, which involved checking system requirements and functions, and performing... Read More »
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September 1, 2010
From Avionics Today
Military Project Julius Thales in July reported delivering the first shipset of avionics hardware it is providing for British Royal Air Force CH-47 Chinooks as part of Project Julius, a $650 million avionics and engine upgrade of the RAF Chinook fleet. Working under contract from Boeing, Thales... Read More »
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September 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky X2 Sikorsky Aircraft s X2 technology demonstrator reached 225 knots (259 mph) in recent flight trials at the manufacturer s Development Flight Center in West Palm Beach, Fla. The mark unofficially broke the previous top speed for a helicopter, set at 216 knots (228 mph) by a... Read More »
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September 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Enhanced vision (EV) and synthetic vision (SV) systems are becoming more common in rotary-wing as well as fixed-wing aircraft. The technologies are particularly valuable in helicopters, which fly much of the time at low altitude in the terrain. EV, typically based on IR sensors, gives the pilot a... Read More »
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September 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
In 2003 the Australian Government published its Defense Aerospace Sector Strategic Plan. Its aim was to build a defense industrial base that could sustain and support a technologically advanced Australian Defense Force (ADF). In terms of military rotorcraft, the commanders of 16 Army Aviation... Read More »
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September 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
"Back to the Future" would have been an apt theme when Pentagon and U.S. rotorcraft industry and academic representatives convened in Huntsville, Ala., May 5-6 for a workshop on a nascent organization called the Vertical Lift Consortium. The meeting at the Army s Redstone Arsenal was part of a... Read More »
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September 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
By Thierry Dubois Fly-by-wire controls on civil turbine helicopters may be in the offing at last, as all major manufacturers Sikorsky, Bell, Eurocopter and AgustaWestland have some sort of research and development (R&D) work under way to have such technology certified, although they hardly admit... Read More »
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August 30, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Hold the Front Page Welcome to the first monthly Military Newsletter published by Rotor & Wing. The aim of the newsletter is to present a round-up of comment and interviews that are original and that you will not have seen elsewhere, supported by general information about military industrial... Read More »
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