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July 23, 2009
From Aviation Today
Sikorsky Aircraft has received a contract to supply an S-92 to the National Police Agency (NPA) of Japan. The helicopter will be used for search and rescue (SAR) and special-mission ops in the country. NPA, which has employed Sikorsky helicopters since 1996, also operates two S-76Bs for SAR... Read More »
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July 13, 2009
From Aviation Today
Date Aircraft Type Narrative Death/Injury Remarks May 09, 2009 Ramona, CA Upton Bakeng Duce N86YP A/c impacted ground about 6.4 miles E-SE of Ramona. Amateur built, single engine, experimental... Read More »
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July 13, 2009
From Aviation Today
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Model A300 Airplanes; Model A300 B4-601, B4-603, B4-620, B4-622, B4-605R, B4-622R, F4-605R, F4-622R, and C4-605R Variant F Airplanes (Collectively Called A300-600 Series Airplanes); and Model A310. Final rule. SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing... Read More »
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July 13, 2009
From Aviation Today
Aviation Safety Expert Tapped for NTSB President Barack Obama will nominate veteran pilot and aviation safety expert Christopher A. Hart to be a member of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). Hart, who previously served on the board from 1990 to 1993, has been working at the FAA since... Read More »
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July 7, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky has completed airborne trails using the unique propeller design of its X2 Technology demonstrator for the first time. During the first of two flights on June 30, the aircraft reached a speed of 52 knots. During the second run, the X2 flew at 42 knots with the... Read More »
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July 7, 2009
From Aviation Today
Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky has completed airborne trails using the unique propeller design of its X2 Technology demonstrator for the first time. During the first of two flights on June 30, the aircraft reached a speed of 52 knots. During the second run, the X2 flew at 42 knots with the... Read More »
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July 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Victor E. Boccelli, a helicopter designer, has died. He designed helicopters for the Piasecki company and Boeing Vertol Division. Atlanta-based Precision Aviation Group announced that aerospace industry veteran Phillip Fienen has joined PAG as the company s new regional sales manager. Fienen is a... Read More »
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July 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
MILITARY | ATTACK Thirty new Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawks are being delivered to Fort Riley, Kansas. The new helicopters are assigned to the 1st Infantry Division and are replacing the division s older UH-60L Black Hawks. "The UH-60M comes equipped with a fully digital cockpit versus the analogue... Read More »
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July 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
JAMES CARELESS is a long-time contributor to Rotor & Wing. He has written for other aviation magazines such as our sister publications, Aviation Maintenance and Avionics, as well as Aircraft Maintenance. James writes the lion s share of Rotorcraft Report. TONY CAPOZZI has been flying since 1977... Read More »
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July 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Law enforcement officers are creatures of contradiction. They believe in routine, but got into the business of public safety because they don t want a nine-to-five job doing the same old thing day after day. They like order, but you d never know that if you were to see a group of them at a local... Read More »
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July 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
News A search and rescue effort is underway in the Pentagon in the wake of Defense Secretary Robert Gates decision to cancel the U.S. Air Force s $15 billion CSAR-X program, which aimed to buy 141 new combat search and rescue helicopters for that service. Pentagon officials are searching for an... Read More »
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July 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Each day across America, millions of people are able to look up and see one of the most visible champions for general aviation hard at work: the helicopter. Rotary-wing aircraft perform vital missions for the U.S. armed forces, law enforcement, medical and humanitarian operators, transportation... Read More »
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July 1, 2009
From Avionics Today
Pilot Report: Bendix/King AV80R Portable Multifunction Display The day finally arrived and here it was a new Bendix/King AV80R portable MFD. The unit came with a 4GB SD card, which contained an extensive aviation and automotive database as well as plenty of spare room for personal multimedia... Read More »
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June 26, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
In an effort to assist the Indian Defence Ministry build a more effective coastal security perimeter, the U.S. has offered to lease the IDM 12 helicopters. Reports indicate that the deal is the first of its kind between the two countries. The aircraft will be AgustaWestland and Sikorsky products... Read More »
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June 26, 2009
From Aviation Today
In an effort to assist the Indian Defence Ministry build a more effective coastal security perimeter, the U.S. has offered to lease the IDM 12 helicopters. Reports indicate that the deal is the first of its kind between the two countries. The aircraft will be AgustaWestland and Sikorsky products... Read More »
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June 19, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
The Transportation Safety Board found that the Sikorsky S-92A offshore crash in March, off the coast of Newfoundland, that killed 17 people, was due to a faulty tail rotor and the loss of its inflation collar system. Without the tail rotor, pilot control was at a minimum and when the crash... Read More »
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June 19, 2009
From Aviation Today
The Transportation Safety Board found that the Sikorsky S-92A offshore crash in March, off the coast of Newfoundland, that killed 17 people, was due to a faulty tail rotor and the loss of its inflation collar system. Without the tail rotor, pilot control was at a minimum and when the crash... Read More »
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June 11, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
In a ceremony hosted by St. Johns Ambulance, Rescue Technicians Ian Wheeler and Stephen LeMessurier were honored for their actions during the mission to save the crew and passengers of a Cougar Helicopters Sikorsky S-92 that crashed into the sea off the coast of Newfoundland last March. Wheeler is... Read More »
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June 11, 2009
From Aviation Today
In a ceremony hosted by St. Johns Ambulance, Rescue Technicians Ian Wheeler and Stephen LeMessurier were honored for their actions during the mission to save the crew and passengers of a Cougar Helicopters Sikorsky S-92 that crashed into the sea off the coast of Newfoundland last March. Wheeler is... Read More »
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June 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
This year s 100th show could prove to be a not-to-be-missed event. On June 15, the 2009 "Salon de L Aéronautique et de L Espace" will open, becoming the 48th Paris Air Show and celebrating its 100 anniversary since starting as a small exhibition for aeroplanes in the Grand Palais of Paris, just... Read More »
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