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July 1, 2010
In mid-July, aviators from police, sheriff and federal law enforcement agencies will descend upon Tucson, Ariz. for the Airborne Law Enforcement Association s 40th Annual Conference & Exposition. The event, which will run from July 15 17, will be preceded by the organization s pre-conference... Read More »
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July 1, 2010
The size of the problem depends on who s talking. Several agencies are struggling, said Martin Jackson, president of the Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA). Some units are shutting down or cutting back drastically on flight operations. Others estimate as many as 40 shutdowns, with four to... Read More »
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June 1, 2010
Ernie Stephens in the HotSeat R&W Editor-at-Large Ernie Stephens approaches downtown Manhattan in a simulated Eurocopter AS365 Dauphin using the HotSeat Heli Sim. HotSeat Chassis recently sent a demo unit for its new low-cost... Read More »
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May 1, 2010
President s Offshore Plans During a speech on March 31 at Andrews AFB, U.S. President Barack Obama unveiled plans for the expansion of offshore oil and gas exploration, but in ways that balance the need to harness domestic energy sources and the need to protect America s natural resources. His... Read More »
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April 1, 2010
Enstrom Sells Trainers to Japan, Thailand Maj. Gen. Pittaya Krachangwong and a group of Thai Army pilots evaluated the Enstrom 480B during an October 2009 visit to the manufacturer s plant in Menominee, Mich. Enstrom Helicopter Corp. ... Read More »
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April 1, 2010
IESI Picked for Eurocopters Thales has secured an agreement to provide Eurocopter with its integrated electronic standby instrument (IESI) for the Ecureuil family and the EC175. The program includes the EC135, EC145, EC155 and the military versions of those helicopters. In other news, Thales will... Read More »
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April 1, 2010
MD Helicopters CEO Lynn Tilton at Heli-Expo MD Helicopters CEO Lynn Tilton shared a number of updates about the Mesa, Ariz.-based company at Heli-Expo, including the appointment of a new president, Robert Molsbergen. He comes from Innovation Plus, where he was president and a board... Read More »
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March 23, 2010
El Dorado Hills, Calif.-based Aerometals has purchased the operating assets of FDC/aerofilter. Under a merger plan, FDC/aerofilter which manufacturers engine inlet barrier filters (IBFs) for various helicopters including Bell, Eurocopter, MD and Sikorsky models will keep its company name and... Read More »
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March 1, 2010
Our focus in this issue is safety. Five of our features this month are related to this theme. Before telling you about the safety features in this issue, I want to let you know that we will be conducting our Rotor & Wing Safety & Training Summit again this year in Denver, Colo. on June 8 and 9... Read More »
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March 1, 2010
Rockville, Md.-based BAE Systems successfully installed its Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasures (ATIRCM) system on U.S. Army CH-47D Chinook aircraft in December 2009. Now, the U.S. Army has reported its first success in defending a CH-47D against multiple infrared man-portable anti-aircraft... Read More »
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March 1, 2010
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has granted a supplemental type certificate (STC) for Aero Dynamix to install its night vision imaging system (NVIS) on helicopters in Europe. The Euless, Texas-based company worked with MD Helicopters to achieve certification, using a MD902 in operation... Read More »
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March 1, 2010
Aero Dynamix Offers L-3 M949 Gen III Night Vision Goggles Night vision systems provider Aero Dynamix of Euless, Texas has become a full line distributor for L-3 Electro-Optical Systems M949 Generation III night vision goggles. The goggles are built to DO-275 standards with Class B filters, and... Read More »
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February 12, 2010
A Feb. 22 forum with the heads of five major helicopter manufacturers is among the highlights scheduled for Heli-Expo 2010, which kicks off next Sunday. Slated to take part in the discussion held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston are... Read More »
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February 1, 2010
Importance of Education Frank Lombardi did an excellent job of articulating all the valuable roles an air support unit provides ( Educate Your Troops, January 2010, page 62). I do not think I could have said it any better. I am glad for people like Frank Lombardi, and support groups like the... Read More »
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January 21, 2010
EASA has issued supplemental type certificate (STC) approval for Aero Dynamix to install its night vision imaging system (NVIS) in Europe. The Euless, Texas-based company worked with MD Helicopters to achieve certification on a MD902 in operation with Denmark s Casa Air. For related... Read More »
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January 1, 2010
Precision Heliparts (PHP) Precision Heliparts-Canada (PHP-C) Precision Avionics & Instruments (PAI) Precision Accessories & Instruments (PAI-C) Precision Aviation Group (PAG) is a leading provider of products and value-added services to the worldwide aerospace and defense industry. With... Read More »
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January 1, 2010
The Egyptian Air Force, with an assist from American taxpayers, is providing new work for two U.S. helicopter facilities under separate contracts. A foreign aid grant will pay for a $17.35-million contract awarded by the Naval Air Systems Command on November 12 to AgustaWestland North America Inc... Read More »
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January 1, 2010
Leadership and growth have defined Aerospace Filtration Systems, Inc. (now part of Donaldson Aerospace and Defense Group) since the company s founding in 1999, and they continue to do so ten years later. The growth has been steady, often explosive, and today Donaldson is recognized as the industry... Read More »
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December 16, 2009
The Helicopter Association Intl (HAI) has revealed the winners of the 2010 Salute to Excellence awards, which will be handed out Feb. 22 during Heli-Expo in Houston. Robert Peterson, consultant with Columbia Helicopters, will receive the Rolls-Royce Excellence in Helicopter Maintenance award and... Read More »
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December 1, 2009
Two Pilots Needed In regards to an article that appeared on Aviation Today [www.aviationtoday.com] on Oct. 16, Prelim on Fatal HEMS Crash, which discusses the NTSB report on the Sept. 25 helicopter EMS crash in South Carolina, I d like to note that all night HEMS operations [should] be conducted... Read More »
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