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September 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Makers of military rotorcraft are understandably nervous these days with the real possibility of up to $700 billion in defense-related cuts between now and 2023. Add in the recent credit default showdown and trillions in anticipated budget cuts from the so-called Congressional super committee, ... Read More »
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August 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Rotor & Wing: There is a widespread international concern today over the direction and pace of rotorcraft development in order to meet future needs. A main focus of concern seems to be the lack of government funding. Sikorsky appears to have created its own solution witnessed by the X2/S-97... Read More »
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June 1, 2008
From Avionics Today
ARINC Chairman Affirms Commitment To AMC Conference Airline and avionics industry representatives who gathered in April for the 59th annual AMC general session were reassured by parent organization ARINC that the avionics-focused maintenance conference will continue to be supported. In opening... Read More »
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February 8, 2010
From Aviation Today
Warning: that Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter flying towards you may not have a pilot in the cockpit. That's because the U.S. helicopter maker, a unit of United Technologies, has disclosed plans to develop a pilot-less Black Hawk as part of a $1 billion venture to develop and field advanced... Read More »
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April 1, 2011
From Avionics Today
The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) considers the Marine Corps CH-53K Heavy Lift Replacement helicopter a derivative of the hard-flown CH-53E in operation today. In fact, new avionics, engines, transmission, structures, rotor blades and fly-by-wire (FBW) controls make the Sikorsky 53 Kilo an... 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 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Evolution, not revolution, describes the change in vertical-lift technology since 1967. The pace has satisfied no one. But there have been significant changes, perhaps none more important than the advent of the turbine engine and IFR flight in helicopters. LOOKING BACK OVER THE LAST 40 YEARS OF... Read More »
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November 1, 2014
From Rotor & Wing
Powered by a single Rolls-Royce 250-C20W turbine engine, the Enstrom 480B can be an entry-level turbine, or outfitted for higher-level duties. Photo by Ernie Stephens Turbine helicopters have come a long way since 1958 when Charles Kaman had his engineers remove the piston engine from... Read More »
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November 1, 2014
From Aviation Today
Powered by a single Rolls-Royce 250-C20W turbine engine, the Enstrom 480B can be an entry-level turbine, or outfitted for higher-level duties. Photo by Ernie Stephens Turbine helicopters have come a long way since 1958 when Charles Kaman had his engineers remove the piston engine from... Read More »
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March 1, 2008
From Avionics Today
First-Quarter Report: Osprey Delivers The Goods in Iraq The first MV-22 Osprey tiltrotors assigned for operational duty in Iraq arrived in country last October. The following report, based on the first three months of the deployment, is excerpted from an article by Richard Whittle in the February... Read More »
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June 1, 2003
From Aviation Today
Restoring a vintage WW II airplane from a pile of twisted metal to an airworthy status is a testament to an A&P s skills and dedication. This is the story of Craig McBurney s mission to restore and to fly a WW II Corsair. Memories of watching the television show "Baa Baa Black Sheep" are vivid in... Read More »
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December 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky X2 demonstrator s backbone and coaxial rotors on display at AUSA in October. Photo by Andrew Parker Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky Aircraft has completed the preliminary design review (PDR) for its S-97 Raider, going through all the sub-systems and overall system design... Read More »
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June 11, 2008
From Aviation Today
STRATFORD, Conn., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today delivered the 30th UH-60M BLACK HAWK helicopter to the U.S. Army for the 4-101 Assault Battalion, making it the First Unit Equipped (FUE) with the aircraft. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp... 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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May 1, 2012
From Avionics Today
Since their emergence more than 20 years ago, health and usage monitoring systems (HUMS) have expanded from oil and gas rotorcraft to military helicopters, fixed-wing aircraft, drones and business jets. HUMS systems not only monitor the health of vibrating and spinning parts but record the... Read More »
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October 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
While many operators are prospering in boom markets, the rotorcraft industry is still fighting for its place in European regulatory arenas. BUSINESS FOR HELICOPTER OPERATORS IN EUROPE IS almost too good to be true. As is the case with most other major markets in this industry, the region is... Read More »
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December 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
2012 turned out to be a far more interesting year than many of us expected it to be in terms of new products and new uses or iterations of existing products. This article began with a simple concept to provide an overview of all the products and services that industry vendors believed in strongly... Read More »
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December 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
By Andrew Drwiega, Military Editor With the U.S. Army now seemingly on a timeline for the acquisition of a new reconnaissance helicopter the Armed Aerial Scout (AAS) to replace its existing Bell OH-58 Kiowa Warrior fleet, the main question in these budget wracked times must be: How much bang for... Read More »
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December 1, 2012
From Aviation Today
By Andrew Drwiega, Military Editor With the U.S. Army now seemingly on a timeline for the acquisition of a new reconnaissance helicopter the Armed Aerial Scout (AAS) to replace its existing Bell OH-58 Kiowa Warrior fleet, the main question in these budget wracked times must be: How much bang for... Read More »
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October 2, 2014
From Aviation Today
Sikorsky's CH-53K at the rollout ceremony on May 4, 2014 at the company's facility in West Palm Beach, Fla. Photo by Andrew Parker Combat unit training scenarios must include a continuum of threat levels designed to train students to avoid, degrade, defeat or destroy threat... Read More »
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