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October 1, 2015
A Bell206 configured for air-medical transport. Photo courtesy of Metro Aviation Thirteen years. That is how long U.S. aeromedical industry advocates say it has been since air ambulance operators have been working under the current regime for cost reimbursement. In 2002, the U.S... Read More »
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October 1, 2015
MD Helicopters has supported the viability of its MD-530F during combat operations in Kabul, Afghanistan, amid recent criticism from Afghan Air Force Col. Qalandar Shah Qalandari that the aircraft's tail rotor, performance limitations and weapons systems were inadequate for conducting combat... Read More »
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September 28, 2015
Armed MD Helicopters MD-530Fs delivered this year to the Afghan Air Force lack the performance to be effective combat weapons in that mountainous nation, The New York Times reported Sept. 27, quoting a top air force officer. That officer is Col. Qalandar Shah Qalandari, who the news outlet said... Read More »
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September 16, 2015
MD Helicopters has delivered two converted helicopters to the Columbus, Ohio, Police Department for its return to service. In June, the Columbus Division of Police committed to a revitalization of their Aviation Unit through the MDHI-exclusive, FAA-certified E-to-F Conversion program. The first... Read More »
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September 10, 2015
MD Helicopters has delivered a single-engine MD 500ER to Bushveld Game Capture for use in the protection and preservation of endangered animals in South Africa. Founded in 2006, Vryburg-based Bushveld specializes in wildlife capture, purchasing, selling, transport, veterinary services, and the... Read More »
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August 26, 2015
The U.S. Navy has awarded Bell Helicopter a $581 million contract modification to deliver H-1 helicopters to the U.S. Marine Corps and the government of Pakistan. A modification to a previously awarded acquisition contract, this award tasks Bell with manufacturing and delivering 16 UH-1Y Yankee... Read More »
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August 1, 2015
Through the Sikorsky acquisition, Lockheed Martin seeks to bolster its defense market position as revenue growth slows from programs like the multi-national, multi-service F-35, shown here during tests of the short-takeoff/vertical-landing F-35B variant at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md... Read More »
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July 1, 2015
Though many police units have recently been buying new, an increase in available surplus helicopters may change that. Photo courtesy of Airbus Helicopters Airborne law enforcement in the U.S. has made some gains in the last year or so. A number of police agencies have been... Read More »
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June 1, 2015
How long has Rotor & Wing International been bringing you, our readers, news from the Paris Air Show? Longer than we ve all been using the term Eurocopter. This year s edition of the biennial show the 51st is ripe with potential news. Think, A decision on Sikorsky Aircraft s future ownership ... Read More »
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May 28, 2015
The number of laser attacks against helicopters is growing, the executive director and CEO of the Airborne Law Enforcement Association told Rotor & Wing. While that is troubling, Dan Schwarzbach said, the good news is that more of these lasing culprits are being tracked down, charged and... Read More »
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May 7, 2015
MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) has announced a new contract to manufacture and deliver a custom-configured MD 530F helicopter for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) Aviation Unit. Acquisition of the MD 530F was approved by Metro s Fiscal Affairs Committee on April 27. Photo... Read More »
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May 1, 2015
An HH-60H from Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron (HS) 11 during recent operations. The HS-11 s cruise onboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt marks the Navy s last deployment of SH-60Fs and Hs. MH-60s will replace them. Major vertical lift-related events in the last two months kicked off... Read More »
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May 1, 2015
MD Helicopters head Tilton wants a fair fight for truth with the SEC. Photo by Ernie Stephens MD Helicopters head Lynn Tilton is battling with a U.S. securities watchdog over its charges that Tilton and her private equity firm have defrauded investors of... Read More »
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April 29, 2015
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved an increased maximum gross weight for the MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) MD 900/902 Explorer, following previous approval by the FAA in March 2013. The new max gross weight is 6,770 pounds, a 270-pound increase from the previous limit of 6,500... Read More »
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March 31, 2015
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced fraud charges against Lynn Tilton, CEO of MD Helicopters, and her New York-based firms accused of hiding the poor performance of loan assets in three collateralized loan obligation (CLO) funds they manage. According to the SEC s... Read More »
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March 5, 2015
HAI Heli-Expo 2015 Orlando, Fla. - MD Helicopters has experienced growth in its military helicopter business while its competitors' sales have declined, according to company CEO Lynn Tilton. "We're sort of on the 'other end' of the wave," Tilton told an audience Tuesday here at the Helicopter... Read More »
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March 3, 2015
The Finnish army has now received 20 NH-90s, although availability rates have caused concern. Photo courtesy of NH Industries We started our helicopter force from virtually zero, and we have faced a lot of challenges, said Major General Abdul Wahab Wardak, commander of the Afghan Air... Read More »
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March 3, 2015
One of the cardinal rules of engineering says that anything made by man can be broken. And one of the cardinal rules of man is that when something is broken, you should try to fix it. But if it can t be fixed, you ll just have to get a brand new one. In the aviation world, virtually everything... Read More »
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March 2, 2015
Aspen Avionics, Booth 3164, received overwhelming market acceptance of its Evolution Flight Display System for helicopters. The company has sold more than 500 Evolution Flight Displays to both Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and in the aftermarket. In addition to being a factory option for... Read More »
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March 2, 2015
HAI Heli-Expo 2015 Orlando, Fla. Phoenix Heliparts has announced the approval of a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) that allows installation of the Aspen Avionics Evolution Flight Display System in a range of MD Helicopters. The STC authorizes Phoenix Heliparts to install Aspen s single- or... Read More »
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