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December 1, 2008
A AAR Corp., 1100 North Wood Dale Road, Wood Dale, IL 60191; E-mail:; Web:; Phone: 630-227-2000; Fax: 630-227-2039 Acadian Composites LLC, 301 W. Pont Des Mouton Road, Lafayette, LA 70507; E-mail:; Web:; Phone... Read More »
December 1, 2009
A A&P Hydraulics, 9283 Industrial Blvd., Leland, NC 28451; Email:; Web:; Phone: 910-371-1151 AAR Corp, 1100 North Wood Dale Road, Wood Dale, IL 60191; Email: paul.oppenheim@; Web:; Phone: 630-227-2000; Fax: 630-227-2039... 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 »
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 »
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 »
June 1, 2016
Russian Helicopters line of aircraft include the Kazan Ansat, the Kamov Ka-62 and Mil Mi-26T, Mi-38 and Mi-8. The TV7-117V engine is installed on all Mi-38s. Photos courtesy of Russian Helicopters and ISAF Headquarters Public Affairs Office Amid Western sanctions and the crises of... 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 »
September 1, 2009
The U.S. Marine Corps new UH-1Y Huey has now entered full rate production, with the Corps scheduled to have 21 aircraft by the end of the year, according to Marine Col. Harry Hewson, H-1 program manager. The AH-1Z being developed in conjunction with the UH-1Y as part of the Marine Corps H-1... Read More »
November 1, 2009
MILITARY/AIRFRAMES The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Bell Helicopter Textron a $35.8-million contract to design new cabins and cockpits for its AH-1Z Super Cobra. The contract, issued on Sept. 15, marks a significant new phase in a program that began before the wars in Afghanistan and... Read More »
October 18, 2016
A product of the Russian-Indian summit held last weekend in Goa, India, Rostec and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) have signed an agreement to create a joint venture for Kamov Ka-226s. This agreement stems from a December 2015 intergovernmental agreement, according to Russian Helicopters. This... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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, 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 »
August 1, 2009
One welcome by-product of the global recession is that this year s Paris Air Show was largely free of the boring succession of multi-billion dollar deals for Airbus and Boeing airliners that have dominated past editions. And, as orders and hard news in the military fixed-wing field were also few... Read More »
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 »
April 6, 2015
In 2014, more than 1,000 Russian and international flight and engineering crew underwent training at Russian Helicopters training centers. Aircrews from the Emergencies Ministry, Interior Ministry and Federal Security Service (FSB), as well as Russian Helicopters' international partners, received... Read More »
October 1, 2007
THOSE WHO VISITED THE MOSCOW International Aviation and Space Salon in previous years could not have missed a striking difference in the way the show looked this time. Two large, uniform-looking pavilions housed the joint exposition of the United Aircraft Corp. Another hangar was dedicated solely... Read More »
February 1, 2011
A lengthy investigation into the fatal April 2010 crash of a U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) CV-22B Osprey in Afghanistan was inconclusive and ended with a senior general disputing the chief investigator on a key finding. Don Harvel, an airline pilot who as a Texas Air National... Read More »
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