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March 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
New heavy-lift helicopters could give the U.S. military unprecedented rapid-deployment capability, but first the Pentagon must attack budgetary problems and inter-service rivalries. Army generals don t always speak well about the Marine Corps. The two services have long enjoyed a healthy, and... Read More »
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August 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
To say that it is an ambitious product would be an understatement, but to say that it is impossible would be exaggeration. However, France and Germany have certainly set themselves a difficult task. Both countries want to procure a common heavy lift helicopter. Germany needs to replace its... Read More »
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April 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
With the first MH-60Rs delivered and the first MH-60S unit stood up, the U.S. Navy is advancing on its goal of simplifying rotary-wing operations by relying on those two platforms. Look for the U.S. Navy's Helicopter Anti-Submarine Sqdn. Light 41 (HSL-41) and you may find its Web site, but not... Read More »
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February 1, 2000
From Avionics Today
Belgian Police Receive Enhanced MD 520N The Belgian Gendarmerie (Belgian National Police) was scheduled to take delivery by the end of 1999 of its multimission MD 520N (Model 500N) fitted with customized avionics by Heli-Dyne Systems Inc. Hurst, Tex.-based Heli-Dyne was chosen for the job by the... Read More »
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May 1, 2012
From Aviation Today
AVX Aircraft Company is currently studying a Joint Multi Role concept under a U.S. Army contract. Shown in the inset are three Army conceptual designs for the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) program showing (top to bottom) tiltrotor, single rotor and coaxial configurations. Here s a grim... Read More »
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May 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
AVX Aircraft Company is currently studying a Joint Multi Role concept under a U.S. Army contract. Shown in the inset are three Army conceptual designs for the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) program showing (top to bottom) tiltrotor, single rotor and coaxial configurations. Here s a grim... Read More »
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March 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Countries continue to scramble in order to supply troops in Iraq and Afghanistan with necessary search and rescue, attack and utility helicopters. The availability of medium- and heavy-lift helicopters for U.K. military operations has been a pressing issue since Great Britain began military... Read More »
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April 1, 2008
From Avionics Today
Green Is The Color du Jour At Singapore Air Show Solar Impulse and the Airbus A380, two aircraft with roughly the same wingspan 80 meters (262 feet) but little else in common, were recognized at the Singapore Airshow for their present and future contributions to improving the environment. A... Read More »
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July 1, 2008
From Avionics Today
IMA Architecture Of A350XWB Is Improvement Over A380 Building on the example of the Airbus A380, the integrated modular avionics (IMA) architecture of the new A350XWB, constructed with fewer, more standardized components and interfaces, represents a step improvement in design and performance... Read More »
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April 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Low density and high demand require the Air Force to replace its vertical-lift fleet with new platforms. Like the other U.S. Armed Services, the Air Force is wearing out helicopters in the Global War On Terror and non-combat emergencies. The Air Force Special Operations Command has written off a... Read More »
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October 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
NEWS The maiden flight Aug. 27 of Sikorsky Aircraft s X2 technology demonstrator (shown right, with an S-76 chase aircraft) was the most notable of first flights the Stratford, Conn. manufacturer achieved in that busy last week of August. Aug. 29 saw the debut of the fly-by-wire version of the... Read More »
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May 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
With the exception of Frank Robinson, a common refrain at Heli-Expo was "I could sell every helicopter I can build. I just can't build them fast enough." Not that anyone's really complaining. Heli-Expo 2006 in some ways felt more like an NBAA Show than the annual rotorcraft gathering. The exhibit... Read More »
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September 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky Aircraft has uncovered its future plans for unmanned and optionally piloted flights in the helicopter industry and it starts with a name: Matrix Technology. The company took the red pill on August 13 with the official launch of the endeavor at AUVSI s Unmanned Systems in Washington... Read More »
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September 1, 2013
From Aviation Today
Sikorsky Aircraft has uncovered its future plans for unmanned and optionally piloted flights in the helicopter industry and it starts with a name: Matrix Technology. The company took the red pill on August 13 with the official launch of the endeavor at AUVSI s Unmanned Systems in Washington... Read More »
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August 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
In his first interview as Sikorsky president, Jeff Pino shares his plans--and how he got into helos in the first place. Jeff Pino was named president of Sikorsky Aircraft March 9 in a chain of events that saw his predecessor, Steve Finger, succeed Louis Chenevert as Pratt & Whitney president and... Read More »
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April 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
TIMES ARE GOOD IN THE HELICOPTER INDUSTRY. IN some ways, they re too good. Take Schweizer Aircraft, for example. The Horseheads, N.Y.-based manufacturer s core businesses commercial and military helicopters, fixed-wing surveillance aircraft, unmanned helicopters, and aerospace subcontracting ... Read More »
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January 1, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Aerospace Filtration Systems Corporate Backbone & Global Footprint Nothing has shown to be more true in the last year than a need for a strong corporate backbone and a global footprint to weather today s economy. As we have all seen businesses struggling from small to large, those that survive... Read More »
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October 1, 2008
From Avionics Today
Humans are visual creatures if forced to give up one of our five senses, not many of us would choose to be blind. Living in a dark or blurry world is a scary thought, so we tend to pursue anything that enhances vision, from eyeglasses and binoculars to lights and Lasik. Add synthetic vision to... Read More »
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April 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
The Army modernizes its helicopter fleet with evolutionary improvements in more of the same. With ongoing combat in Afghanistan and Iraq, counter-terrorist missions around the world and an unpredictable but steady rate of calls to support civilian disaster-relief efforts, U.S. military rotorcraft... Read More »
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October 1, 2006
From Avionics Today
At A Glance: This article discusses the U.S. military's adoption of the common avionics architecture system (CAAS), developed by Rockwell Collins. Platforms covered include the ARH-70A, CH-47F, MH-47G, CH-53E, CH-53K, UH-60M, HH-60T and VH-60N Major... Read More »
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