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November 1, 2007
Swidnik: SW-4 Cleared for EU PZL Swidnik says its SW-4 light helicopter has been certified for sale and use in the European Union. Specialist Aviation Services To Deliver Explorers Specialist Aviation Services said it was set to put two more MD Explorers into service last month with EMS operators... Read More »
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November 1, 2007
Bell Sees 429 Deliveries Starting Next October Bell Helicopter now expects to field its newest civil aircraft, the 429 light twin, by next October. Sikorsky Delivers S-92s To South Korean Air Force Sikorsky Aircraft on Oct. 16 marked the delivery of three S-92s to the South Korean Air Force during... Read More »
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November 1, 2007
Among the complaints MD Helicopters chief Lynn Tilton voiced after losing the U.S. Army s $3-billion Light Utility Helicopter contract was that the Army s choice, European aerospace group EADS, was suspected of insider trading. Tilton and the Mesa, Ariz.-based manufacturer have moved on to focus... Read More »
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November 1, 2007
Respect for the Pilot I have the utmost respect for the Vietnam War-era pilot. His ability to get the job done in the face of the worst conditions imaginable is legendary. But is this "mission at any cost" attitude compatible with the needs of emergency medical services (EMS)? Looking at reports... Read More »
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November 1, 2007
HELITECH 07 MD Helicopters reported at the Helitech trade show that it had recently received orders for 11 aircraft from customers around the world. The Mesa, Ariz.-based manufacturer said the orders from customers from Switzerland to New Zealand were "a reflection of the continued rise in global... Read More »
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October 16, 2007
South Korea is ready to display a model of its next-generation military transport helicopter at the Seoul Air Show this week in Seongnam, south of Seoul, according to Korea.net. The aircraft is in development; production is slated to begin in 2012. Korea Aerospace Industries, the prime contractor... Read More »
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October 2, 2007
The annual Helicopter Specific Inspection Authorization renewal seminar will take place October 25 at the AirTel Plaza Hotel in Van Nuys, Calif. The seminar is sponsored by Rotorcraft Support, Inc. and Aviall. It is the only FAA-endorsed renewal seminar that provides training exclusively designed... Read More »
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October 1, 2007
Schweizer Aircraft s newest helicopter will be the turbine-powered Model 434, sources familiar with the program tell Rotor & Wing. The Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary is pursuing accelerated development of the aircraft. The Horseheads, N.Y.-based manufacturer has received a major order from a launch... Read More »
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October 1, 2007
UTILITY The U.S. Coast Guard plans to field its first unit of armed American Eurocopter HH-65C Dolphins in February and is making all its helicopters capable of carrying machine guns and rifles. As a part of its mission for the U.S. Homeland Security Dept. to intercept illegal drug runners, will... Read More »
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October 1, 2007
LEE BENSON recently retired as senior pilot of the Los Angeles County Fire Dept. In addition to spending his retirement writing for Rotor & Wing, he plans to continue that advocacy by consulting with U.S. and international helicopter operators on their activities and fleet and equipment... Read More »
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October 1, 2007
Patty Wagon Your August cover really caught my eye, especially the helicopter in the upper left hand corner. As a young mechanic just back from Vietnam, I saw that helicopter parked outside Hollymatic s Park Forrest, Ill. plant and stopped in to apply for a job. There I met the pilot/mechanic... Read More »
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October 1, 2007
It takes more than a rotor and dependable engine to fly. Helitech highlights products that help keep flight safe and reliable. HELITECH OFFERS THE LATEST CHANCE FOR OPERATORS IN EUROPE to get rundowns from manufacturers on the status of their next generation of aircraft, as well as current... Read More »
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September 3, 2007
Albuquerque s police and Bernalillo County, N.M. sheriff s officers are being sued by a man once accused of shooting down a sheriff s helicopter, according to the Associated Press. A former U.S. Marine Corps sharpshooter, Jason Kerns, and his parents allege authorities falsified information... Read More »
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September 1, 2007
Correction After conferring with an Essex Police spokesman, we reported that the police forces of Essex, Cambridgeshire, and Suffolk in the United Kingdom scrapped a plan for a helicopter maintenance consortium ("U.K. Police Drop Maintenance Plan," June 2007, page 13). In fact, the Eastern... Read More »
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September 1, 2007
The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command has awarded the Longbow Limited Liability Co. a $43.4 million contract for life-cycle contractor support for the Longbow Fire Control Radar system. Longbow will provide field technical support, logistics support and repairs for fielded army fire control... Read More »
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September 1, 2007
PUBLIC SERVICE/POLICE City and state officials in Columbus, Ohio plan to build an $8 million heliport for the Columbus Police Dept. The department operates a fleet of five MD Helicopters MD-500Es out of its base at West Third and Olentangy avenues. The new facility, with an office and two hangars... Read More »
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September 1, 2007
OKAY. LET S SAY YOU RE AIRBORNE. You ve warmed up your moving map, cooled down your forward looking infrared (flir) device, and you re all hyped up for another action-packed airborne patrol. The only problem is there isn t squat happening: no chases, no calls for shots fired, no nothing. If it... Read More »
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September 1, 2007
PUBLIC SERVICE U.S. Customs and Border Protection will begin flying two AgustaWestland AW139s as part of its fleet of medium-lift helicopters. The agency within the U.S. Homeland Security Dept. currently flies Sikorsky Aircraft UH-60 Black Hawks, Eurocopter AS350 Astars and EC120s, and MD... Read More »
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September 1, 2007
Atlantis Demonstrates Virtual Task Trainer Atlantis Systems International of Brampton, Ontario, gave attendees at the Airborne Law Enforcement Assn. s 37th Annual Convention a sample of virtual reality with their Helicopter Virtual Task Trainer. Looking like a cross between an amusement park ride... Read More »
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August 1, 2007
The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command awarded Sikorsky Aircraft an $18.8 million modification to a previously awarded firm, fixed-price contract for production sustaining support for the MH-60R, including project management, engineering, and logistics. Work will be done in Stratford, Conn. and is... Read More »
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