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August 30, 2010
From Aviation Today
$9.2M for Hartsfield Safety Projects The FAA has earmarked more than $9 million to make flights at Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International safer, more efficient and more reliable. FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt marked the beginning of a $5 million project to install a new approach lighting... Read More »
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August 30, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
European Air Group s Annual Personnel CJPRS Course Heads For Germany The next European Air Group Combined Joint Personnel Recovery Standardization (CJPRS) course will be conducted at Lechfeld airbase, southern Germany, from 15-30 September 2010. The German Air Force s LTC Uwe Schleimer (JPR-1) is... Read More »
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August 23, 2010
From Aviation Today
ASAP Threatened Again The Dallas Morning News reports thatAmerican Airlines' mechanics union has threatened to quit the FAA's Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) arguing that FAA inspectors have used it to investigate airline workers. In a letter outlining its concerns, the Transport Workers... Read More »
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August 11, 2010
From Aviation Today
Portland, Ore.-based Erickson Air-Crane has hired David Ford as vice president of aircraft manufacturing and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO). He previously worked as general manager of Sikorsky Global Helicopters. Ford will be based at the company s manufacturing/MRO facilities in Central... Read More »
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August 11, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Portland, Ore.-based Erickson Air-Crane has hired David Ford as vice president of aircraft manufacturing and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO). He previously worked as general manager of Sikorsky Global Helicopters. Ford will be based at the company s manufacturing/MRO facilities in Central... Read More »
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August 6, 2010
From Aviation Today
Sikorsky Aircraft has wrapped up the critical design review (CDR) for the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter. Teams from 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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August 6, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky Aircraft has wrapped up the critical design review (CDR) for the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter. Teams from 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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August 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) has agreed to purchase Woodland, Wash.-based LifePort Inc., an aircraft accessories supplier that specializes in EMS, armor and interior equipment for both helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft. LifePort also has branches in Georgetown and Plano, Texas. Plans call... Read More »
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August 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Brisbane, Australia-based Sikorsky Helitech, a division of Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS), has inked a distribution agreement with the Timken Company to provide bearing inspections, overhauls and reconditioning for operators in Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea and other islands in the South... Read More »
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August 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Left to right Scott Tish, Randy Sharp, Fred Brisbois and Mark Mestre. Photo by Andrew D. Parker Speakers at IFR for the VFR Pilot during the Rotor & Wing 2010 Safety and Training Summit hammered home that helicopter operators should emphasize prevention in training pilots to avoid... Read More »
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August 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky Aircraft has conducted the inaugural flight of the S-70i. The international Black Hawk variant went airborne in early July at Sikorsky s Development Flight Center in West Palm Beach, Fla. The helicopter was built at Sikorsky subsidiary PZL Mielec in Poland. (From August 2010 Rotorcraft... Read More »
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August 1, 2010
From Avionics Today
With less outside acknowledgement than one might expect, FAA over the second quarter awarded six major contracts for engineering work supporting the Next Generation Air Transportation System. The Systems Engineering 2020 contracts are described as landmark awards worth potentially $6.5 billion... Read More »
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August 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Quotes from Tuesday, June 8 Ernie Stephens, Rotor & Wing Editor-at-Large: Rule number one: If you leave with a helicopter, bring a helicopter back. Until about a year ago, I was absolutely 100 percent against night vision goggles for single-pilot operation. I thought it was crazy, I thought it... Read More »
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August 1, 2010
From Avionics Today
Though vertical takeoff unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) have yet to make the combat contribution of fixed-wing UASs, four very different autonomous rotorcraft show near-term warfighting potential. The 16-pound Honeywell T-Hawk ducted fan UAS helps the U.S. Army scout convoy routes and... Read More »
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August 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Quotes from Wednesday, June 9 Keynote speech from Randy Babbitt, FAA Administrator: On Safety: Finding ways to improve pilot decision-making, better training, better access to helicopter simulators, adopting safety management practices and improving maintenance practice all of these things put... Read More »
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August 1, 2010
From Avionics Today
Commercial COMAC C919 Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China Ltd. (COMAC) in July signed agreements with joint ventures involving GE Aviation and Rockwell Collins to provide avionics for the new C919 family of narrowbody aircraft. COMAC announced the selection of GE Aviation and AVIC Systems... Read More »
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July 27, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky Aircraft s X2 technology demonstrator has reached 225 knots in flight trials at the manufacturer s Development Flight Center in West Palm Beach, Fla. The mark unofficially breaks the previous top speed for a helicopter, set at 216 knots by a Westland Lynx 800 in 1986. Sikorsky has... Read More »
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July 27, 2010
From Aviation Today
Sikorsky Aircraft s X2 technology demonstrator has reached 225 knots in flight trials at the manufacturer s Development Flight Center in West Palm Beach, Fla. The mark unofficially breaks the previous top speed for a helicopter, set at 216 knots by a Westland Lynx 800 in 1986. Sikorsky has... Read More »
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July 26, 2010
From Aviation Today
Sikorsky Innovations has developed an all-electric helicopter technology demonstrator. The Firefly Technology Demonstration Aircraft was unveiled at the EAA AirVenture exhibition in Oshkosh as part of a symposium on electric aircraft. "Our objectives with Project Firefly are to provide a proof of... Read More »
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July 21, 2010
From Avionics Today
Thales this week described the avionics suite it will provide for British Royal Air Force CH-47 Chinooks under contract from Boeing. In a press briefing Tuesday at the Farnborough Airshow, Thales said it will provide an integrated glass cockpit based on its TopDeck avionics suite, designed for... Read More »
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