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June 1, 2007
In Eurocopter s AS350, operators find an aircraft that can perform a great variety of missions, carry a multitude of equipment for them, and provide significant power in the process, even during hot and high conditions. Like many helicopters today, it holds its value well on the used market. As... Read More »
March 1, 2007
The Russian manufacturer Kamov reports it plans to double production this year, with orders in hand for 23 of its multi-purpose Ka-32 and Ka-226 helicopters. According to the company, its orders include nine Ka-32s destined for export, including six headed to Portugal, two to Spain, and one to... Read More »
February 9, 2007
A joint venture of Jordan and Russia plans to start construction midyear on a plant in Jordan to manufacture Kamov Ka-226 helicopters, The Jordan Times reports. The facility will be built on Queen Alia International Airport, according to an official of the new joint venture, called OPK Oboronprom... Read More »
August 1, 2006
U.S. Army Choice of EADS LUH Bid Boosts Globalization The U.S. Army's choice of a European-led team to provide its next-generation light utility helicopter is widely seen as a crucial validation of globalization in the rotorcraft industry. Two critical questions arise. First, can the Army afford... Read More »
July 1, 2006
Russian helicopter operators badly need to modernize their fleet of aging Soviet-built rotorcraft. As domestic oil and gas companies steadily increase exploration and research work, commercial helicopter operators accumulate cash to procure Western equipment. While Russian private and corporate... Read More »
December 1, 2005
In March to Efficiency, Sikorsky Buys Keystone and CTI Sikorsky Aircraft is looking for buyout candidate that can help it streamline military aircraft production in the same way it hopes to boost the efficiency of its commercial aircraft lines with the acquisition of Keystone Ranger Holdings... Read More »
August 1, 2005
Good News, and a Probe OFFSHORE OPERATORS, AT LEAST the big ones, seem to be riding high. They are introducing new aircraft like the S-92 and AB139 and expressing their intention to hold on to the older aircraft the new ones originally were intended to replace. The reason: they say they can't... Read More »
June 1, 2005
Manufacturers Await USAF's PRV Solicitation The major manufacturers are waiting for the other shoe to drop in the U.S. Air Force's pending competition for a Personnel Recovery Vehicle (PRV) helicopter to replace its existing combat search and rescue (CSAR) helicopter fleet. One candidate has bowed... Read More »
April 1, 2005
Dutch National Police Cancellation Digs Deeper Hole for MD Is the Dutch national police's cancellation of a contract for seven MD902s the final nail in MD Helicopters' coffin? The Netherlands interior minister on March 1 canceled the National Police Services Agency's contract for the helicopters... Read More »
February 1, 2005
OUTLOOK: BRIGHT BUT BUMPY All indications are 2004 was a banner year, and that the good times should continue this year despite the challenges ahead AS THE ROTORCRAFT INDUSTRY GATHERS IN Anaheim, Calif. this month for the Helicopter Assn. International's Heli-Expo 2005, prospects are bright for... Read More »
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