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April 15, 2009
From Aviation Today
Sikorsky s X2 helicopter prototype is being shipped to an airfield 12 miles west of West Palm Beach, Fla. to continue testing for its expected record-breaking speed flight. Sikorsky will also move a contingent of support personnel from the aircraft s place of birth in Elmira, NY to the Florida... Read More »
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April 15, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky s X2 helicopter prototype is being shipped to an airfield 12 miles west of West Palm Beach, Fla. to continue testing for its expected record-breaking speed flight. Sikorsky will also move a contingent of support personnel from the aircraft s place of birth in Elmira, NY to the Florida... Read More »
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April 7, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
The Globe and Mail, Canada s second largest daily newspaper, claims to have obtained official documents showing that during its initial design certification process, the Sikorsky S-92 s main rotor gearbox failed to pass the FAA s standard run-dry tests. During the test, the manufacturer must... Read More »
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April 7, 2009
From Aviation Today
The Globe and Mail, Canada s second largest daily newspaper, claims to have obtained official documents showing that during its initial design certification process, the Sikorsky S-92 s main rotor gearbox failed to pass the FAA s standard run-dry tests. During the test, the manufacturer must... Read More »
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April 6, 2009
From Aviation Today
UK Police say that 16 people were killed when a Bond Offshore Helicopters Super Puma went down off Scotland's northeast coast on April 1, turning the search for eight missing people from a rescue mission into a recovery operation. Eight bodies were recovered from the sea April 1. The Super Puma... Read More »
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April 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Military The U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command requested that the purchasing schedule to buy the CV-22 tiltrotor Ospreys be accelerated with eight of the Ospreys to be bought every year beginning in FY10. Military The U.S. Navy has locked in the requirements for the CH-53K, resolving... Read More »
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April 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Educating the Entire Team This year s Heli-Expo was preceded by the Tangent Link wildland firefighting conference. Tangent Link is a British company and they ran a great conference. The attendance was considerable in terms of vendors and attendees. Attendees represented a wide sampling of people... Read More »
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April 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
PUBLIC | SERVICE They were promised in 2007, but eight Bell 412 EPs and three UH-60 Black Hawk transport helicopters meant to bolster Mexico s war against drugs won t be delivered until this September. That s the news that hit Congress on March 10, 2009, during hearings into the escalating drug... Read More »
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April 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Did the main gear box do it? That s what investigators are asking after the fatal ditching of a Cougar Helicopters Sikorsky S-92A (C-GZCH) on March 12. Here s what s known. When Cougar s pilots made their mayday call on the morning of March 12, they told air traffic control that they had no oil... Read More »
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April 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
COMMERCIAL The Schweizer helicopter brand is no more. As of February 22, 2009, the respected maker of small helicopters that was purchased by Sikorsky in 2004 has seen its identity subsumed into Sikorsky Global Helicopters. As announced at Heli-Expo 2009, the new Sikorsky Global Helicopters brand... Read More »
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April 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
COMMERCIAL With its rotorcraft dominating a large piece of show floor in Anaheim, Sikorsky was out in full force at Heli-Expo 2009. At the same time, the company used the show as a backdrop for a number of announcements. Key among these was the rebranding of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. as Sikorsky... Read More »
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April 1, 2009
From Avionics Today
By taking advantage of commercial advances in glass and graphics generators, display manufacturers are able to design and manufacture lightweight, low-cost cockpit displays that also have the functionality and symbology necessary for flight governed by Required Navigation Performance (RNP) and... Read More »
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April 1, 2009
From Avionics Today
Congress Resumes FAA Reauthorization Effort Long-awaited FAA reauthorization legislation that provides $70 billion to the agency over four years through fiscal 2012, including funding for the NextGen air-traffic control modernization, was progressing through the United States Congress as Avionics... Read More »
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March 30, 2009
From Aviation Today
Emergency Airworthiness Directive. March 23, 2009 AD 2009-07-53.Sikorsky S-92.This Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) is prompted by the failure of two main gearbox filter bowl assembly mounting studs (studs) that were found broken during a fatal accident investigation in Canada. Prior to the... Read More »
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March 30, 2009
From Aviation Today
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) which grounds Sikorsky S-92A helicopters until a certain component in the drive train has been replaced. The FAA issued the directive March 23, saying titanium mounting studs on the helicopter have to be... Read More »
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March 24, 2009
From Aviation Today
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) that grounds Sikorsky S-92A helicopters until a certain component in the drive train has been replaced. The FAA issued the directive March 23, saying titanium mounting studs on the helicopter have to be... Read More »
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March 23, 2009
From Aviation Today
Canadian air safety officials said Friday they expect the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to ground Sikorsky S-92 helicopters in the wake of the March 12 crash of an S-92 operated by Cougar Helicopter, The helicopter was ferrying workers from Saint John's, Newfoundland to the Hibernia... Read More »
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March 23, 2009
From Aviation Today
Canadian air safety officials said Friday they expect the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to ground Sikorsky S-92 helicopters in the wake of the March 12 crash of an S-92 operated by Cougar Helicopter, The helicopter was ferrying workers from Saint John's, Newfoundland to the Hibernia... Read More »
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March 23, 2009
From Aviation Today
Sikorsky Aircraft has successful demonstrated technology that enables safer helicopter landings in blinding conditions including brownouts. Sikorsky and Sandblaster Project teammates, Honeywell International and Sierra Nevada, performed the demonstrations at the U.S. Army Aeroflightdynamics... Read More »
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March 9, 2009
From Aviation Today
FAA Names Aviation Safety Execs The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced several key personnel changes in the agency's aviation safety organization. Peggy Gilligan was named the new associate administrator for aviation safety. Gilligan has served as deputy assistant administrator... Read More »
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