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July 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
James T. McKenna I have just finished reading a biography of Cornelius Vanderbilt. The First Tycoon, by T.J. Stiles, recounts how Vanderbilt rose from a young descendant of Dutch settlers on New York s Staten Island to a man who transformed commerce in the U.S. and... Read More »
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July 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Two former Carson Helicopters executives have been sentenced to U.S. prison for their role in the fatal 2008 crash of a firefighting S-61N. Steven Metheny, Carson s vice president at its Grants Pass, Ore. site at the time of the crash, was sentenced to 12.5 years by U.S. Chief District Court Judge... Read More »
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July 1, 2015
From Aviation Today
James T. McKenna I have just finished reading a biography of Cornelius Vanderbilt. The First Tycoon, by T.J. Stiles, recounts how Vanderbilt rose from a young descendant of Dutch settlers on New York s Staten Island to a man who transformed commerce in the U.S. and... Read More »
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July 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Question of the Month: What do you consider to be the last successful commercial helicopter put into service by Bell? Let us know, and look for responses in a future issue. You ll find contact information below. The Weak Link: I enjoyed your article and the history behind the single-engine... Read More »
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July 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
The S-97 flies for the first time at the Sikorsky Development Flight Center in West Palm Beach, Fla., May 22. Photo courtesy of Sikorsky Aircraft As Sikorsky Aircraft makes advances towards fielding the next generation of rotorcraft, its parent company is weighing what the... Read More »
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June 24, 2015
From Aviation Today
The Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company (LHTEC), a 50-50 partnership between Honeywell International Inc. and Rolls-Royce, has been selected by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) to provide propulsion engines for the Turkish Light Utility Helicopter (TLUH) program. TAI and LHTEC officials... Read More »
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June 24, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
The Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company (LHTEC), a 50-50 partnership between Honeywell International Inc. and Rolls-Royce, has been selected by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) to provide propulsion engines for the Turkish Light Utility Helicopter (TLUH) program. TAI and LHTEC officials... Read More »
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June 23, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Italy s air force introduced dignitaries and the media to its HH-101A Caesar special operations helicopter in ceremonies June 19 at Cervia air base, about 40 miles south of Venice. An HH-101A Caesar. Image courtesy of AgustaWestland AgustaWestland customized the Caesar, which is based on its... Read More »
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June 23, 2015
From Aviation Today
Italy s air force introduced dignitaries and the media to its HH-101A Caesar special operations helicopter in ceremonies June 19 at Cervia air base, about 40 miles south of Venice. An HH-101A Caesar. Image courtesy of AgustaWestland AgustaWestland customized the Caesar, which is based on its... Read More »
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June 22, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. delivered six CH-148 Cyclone helicopters to the Canadian government during an acceptance celebration joined by Canada s Defense Minister Jason Kenney, Public Works and Government Services Minister Diane Finley, Justice Minister Peter MacKay and Regional Ministers. ... Read More »
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June 22, 2015
From Aviation Today
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. delivered six CH-148 Cyclone helicopters to the Canadian government during an acceptance celebration joined by Canada s Defense Minister Jason Kenney, Public Works and Government Services Minister Diane Finley, Justice Minister Peter MacKay and Regional Ministers. ... Read More »
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June 19, 2015
From Aviation Today
Two former Carson Helicopters executives have been sentenced to U.S. prison after convictions for their role in the fatal 2008 crash of a firefighting S-61N. Steven Metheny, Carson s VP in Grants Pass, Ore. at the time, was sentenced to 12.5 years. Levi Phillips, then Carson s director of... Read More »
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June 19, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Two former Carson Helicopters executives have been sentenced to U.S. prison after convictions for their role in the fatal 2008 crash of a firefighting S-61N. Steven Metheny, Carson s VP in Grants Pass, Ore. at the time, was sentenced to 12.5 years. Levi Phillips, then Carson s director of... Read More »
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June 16, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has fulfilled its contract to deliver seven S-92 helicopters to Bristow Helicopters Ltd. for U.K. Search and Rescue. There are now 11 S-92 helicopters available for use by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency for the U.K. SAR mission; four began operations as part of the UK... Read More »
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June 16, 2015
From Aviation Today
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has fulfilled its contract to deliver seven S-92 helicopters to Bristow Helicopters Ltd. for U.K. Search and Rescue. There are now 11 S-92 helicopters available for use by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency for the U.K. SAR mission; four began operations as part of the UK... Read More »
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June 12, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency is dispatching two Black Hawks to southeast Texas to fortify border patrols there a week after one of its Airbus EC120s was hit by ground fire. The EC120 made an emergency landing in Laredo, Texas after it was hit and damaged by several rounds... Read More »
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June 12, 2015
From Aviation Today
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency is dispatching two Black Hawks to southeast Texas to fortify border patrols there a week after one of its Airbus EC120s was hit by ground fire. The EC120 made an emergency landing in Laredo, Texas after it was hit and damaged by several rounds... Read More »
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June 11, 2015
From Aviation Today
Metro Aviation has begun flight testing IRIS, a flight data monitoring, tracking and communications tool that the company says promises to improve the safety of helicopter missions. Using ViaSat's geosynchronous satellite network, IRIS is designed to provide push-to-talk, uninterrupted voice... Read More »
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June 11, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Metro Aviation has begun flight testing IRIS, a flight data monitoring, tracking and communications tool that the company says promises to improve the safety of helicopter missions. Using ViaSat's geosynchronous satellite network, IRIS is designed to provide push-to-talk, uninterrupted voice... Read More »
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June 11, 2015
From Aviation Today
Aiming to boost the interest of U.S. children in the sciences, Sikorsky Aircraft is challenging children to design an eco-friendly helicopter that addresses potential challenges of 2050. The fifth annual Sikorsky Helicopter 2050 Program and Challenge, which kicked off June 1 and will run through... Read More »
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