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July 1, 2009
In the teeth of a worldwide recession, the word of the day for police forces U.K. ones at least is collaboration. In reality this has been the word for a year or more: traditional county constabularies have belatedly realized that buying in bulk, whether helicopters, searchlights, uniform... Read More »
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July 1, 2009
Each day across America, millions of people are able to look up and see one of the most visible champions for general aviation hard at work: the helicopter. Rotary-wing aircraft perform vital missions for the U.S. armed forces, law enforcement, medical and humanitarian operators, transportation... Read More »
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July 1, 2009
Law enforcement officers are creatures of contradiction. They believe in routine, but got into the business of public safety because they don t want a nine-to-five job doing the same old thing day after day. They like order, but you d never know that if you were to see a group of them at a local... Read More »
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June 25, 2009
Chief Darryl Oliveria of the Hawaii County Fire Department has announced that his agency will be buying a new light helicopter for search and rescue duty. The deal calls for the purchase of one 2010 MD Helicopters MD500E, single-engine helicopter for approximately $2 million. The Fire Department... Read More »
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June 1, 2009
Now, About Silver State Why isn t anyone going after EOS ("Silver State Helicopters: What Really Happened?," March 2009, page 50)? They owned the company when Airola ran it into the ground. They should be held accountable. The lenders were corrupt as well. They never checked SSH s books, never... Read More »
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June 1, 2009
This year s 100th show could prove to be a not-to-be-missed event. On June 15, the 2009 "Salon de L Aéronautique et de L Espace" will open, becoming the 48th Paris Air Show and celebrating its 100 anniversary since starting as a small exhibition for aeroplanes in the Grand Palais of Paris, just... Read More »
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May 1, 2009
MILITARY | TECHNOLOGY Northrop Grumman s MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Unmanned Air System (VUAS) has passed its first sea trials. The VUAS, which is based upon the Sikorsky (formerly Schweizer) S-333, flew three missions from the U.S. Navy s Webster Field at NAS Patuxent River, Md., to the stern of... Read More »
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May 1, 2009
MILITARY | MEDVAC Collectively, the 58 American Eurocopter UH-72A Lakotas currently on duty with the U.S. Army and National Guard have accumulated 10,000 flying hours. These light utility helicopters (LUHs), which are based on the Eurocopter EC-145 twin turbine civilian helicopter, can carry two... Read More »
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May 1, 2009
Four long years after the Pentagon selected the Lockheed Martin US101 as the president s new helicopter, Rotor & Wing looks back at the selection and turbulent development of the next Marine One. On January 28, 2005 the Pentagon announced the selection of the Lockheed Martin EH101 as the winner of... Read More »
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April 1, 2009
Repairing airframes and powerplants is tricky enough. But what does it take to get today s aviation electronics back online? Last month, R&W visited an engine shop to see how engine work is performed. But from time to time, problems will arise with an aircraft s aviation electronics, better known... Read More »
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April 1, 2009
Thanks Rotor & Wing Two things. When did you start a monthly feature on maintenance, and bravo for it ("Maintenance Notebook," August 2008, page 58)?! I must have missed a meeting. Very timely subject too. Factory training is the most cost effective thing I can think of and he makes a very... Read More »
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April 1, 2009
MILITARY | EMS EADS delivered the first three of eight EMS-equipped UH-72A Lakotas to the D.C. National Guard in a ceremony at the D.C. Armory, March 12. The helicopters will replace their UH-1 Hueys. Spc. Lauren Bloch, a medic selected for assignment to the Lakotas, explained all of the... Read More »
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February 20, 2009
Aero Dynamix reports that it has earned Federal Aviation Administration Supplemental Type Certificates for the Sikorsky S-76C and the Agusta A119 for night vision goggles and compatible cockpit, cabin and exterior lighting. Specialized lighting is required to prevent what the wearer sees through... Read More »
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February 1, 2009
Chinook Downwash Having recently read Giovanni de Briganti s comments in the above article he does cut to the chase covering a number of issues ("Chinook Downwash and Other Failings" December 2008, page 62). Before I comment on a few items, I would like to clarify a common error that is made with... Read More »
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February 1, 2009
PUBLIC | POLICE Maryland is the only jurisdiction in the country where the police run a statewide medevac system. The budget for the program is about $20 million a year. But, operations have been under fire following a fatal crash and critical audit in September. The Federal Aviation... Read More »
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February 1, 2009
"Your reputation is engraved by how you handle the more difficult situations." The world of aviation is filled with corporate executives, but none quite like Lynn Tilton. The friendly and equally feisty investor came crashing through the main gate of the exclusive helicopter community when she... Read More »
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January 1, 2009
For compehensive aerospace after-market solutions. Timken is the name to know. In fact with its recent acquisition of EXTEX, Timken Aftermarket Solutions, based in Mesa, Ariz., now has the world s largest inventory of quality replacement parts for aircraft engines (RR250, PT6, T53, T56, and APUs)... Read More »
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January 1, 2009
MILITARY This latest contract, asking for 39 Lakotas, brings the total number of UH-72As ordered by the Army to 123 and the acquisition value up to $208 million. The extended production will run through 2010 and be conducted at the EADS North America plant in Columbus, Miss. The contract... Read More »
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January 1, 2009
Safety Versus Mission Keith M. Cianfrani only touched the surface of the complexity of carrying out a safe and efficient helicopter medical transport ("Medical Transport: Safety Versus Mission" November 2008, page 60). As an aging Coast Guard aviator with a few too many dark and stormy nights in... Read More »
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January 1, 2009
Regardless of the work you do with your helicopter, Aerospace Filtration systems, Inc., inlet barrier filtration systems can help you do it with greater efficiency and safety. AFS customers have proven the value of AFS systems in the harshest environments in the world, including tough desert... Read More »
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