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January 1, 2007
"When your first office is a converted stationery closet, it is hard to go anywhere except up," says Scott James, founder and marketing director of Precision Heliparts. Founded in 1994 to sell and service helicopter instruments and accessories, PHP grew very fast and soon had a few more... Read More »
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January 1, 2007
Simplex Manufacturing is committed to providing premier aviation products in the field of fire management, agricultural applications, and now power-line maintenance. Its entire team is dedicated to providing the highest level of customer support worldwide. Simplex is entering its 61st year of... Read More »
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January 1, 2007
Satisfied customers. New products. Milestone deliveries. These are some of the successes that defined Aerospace Filtration Systems, Inc. (AFS) in 2006. Long dominant in the military market, 2007 will find AFS continuing to sharpen its focus on the commercial helicopter market, where the company s... Read More »
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January 1, 2007
A legendary family of high-performance products. An exceptional, experienced leadership team. A growing track record of world-class product support. This is MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI). With a storied past and a vibrant future, MD Helicopters continues to define value, versatility and performance... Read More »
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January 1, 2007
"This special report has evolved into a significant reference source for helicopter operators of all types." Welcome to the 2007 edition of the Annual Reports edition of our magazine. During the past few years, this special report has evolved into a significant reference source for helicopter... Read More »
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January 1, 2007
Tilton Names New President at MD Helicopters MD Helicopters owner Lynn Tilton has named industry veteran Charles Vehlow to be president of the Mesa, Ariz. manufacturer. Tilton directly ran MD for most of 2006 after having replaced the previous top management team of Robert Rene and Randy... Read More »
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December 14, 2006
EADS North America publicly delivered the U.S. Army s first UH-72A Dec. 11, 2006 at the Columbus, Miss. facilities of American Eurocopter. The ceremony at the plant gave officials of the company that led last year s winning bid in the Light Utility Helicopter competition the opportunity to claim... Read More »
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December 1, 2006
He Begs to Differ I must respectfully disagree with Lt. Col. John Powell that graduates of today s military flight schools are not as proficient as those from 15-30 years ago, and that "the idea of an autorotation to the ground is a foreign concept" ("The LUH Award," October 2006, page 7). As a... Read More »
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December 1, 2006
PROGRAM UPDATES Medevac In Poland, AgustaWestland, Eurocopter and PZL Swidnik are contenders in a competition to supply medevac aircraft for the national ministry of health. The competition is valued at $160 million. Attack/Transport Russia and the Czech Republic are discussing an agreement... Read More »
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December 1, 2006
A round-up of new product developments and orders from helicopter manufactuers, vendors. THE LAST YEAR SAW A HOST OF INTRIGUING, USEFUL, and promising products to the rotorcraft marketplace. Here s a sampling of them. Airframes: AgustaWestland A109 LUH: On April 4. AgustaWestland delivered the... Read More »
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December 1, 2006
Chinook Tops EH101, S-92 in CSAR-X Race In the end, it may have been a matter of who could field the aircraft fastest. In a move that generally shocked the rotorcraft world, at least in North America, U.S. Air Force officials on Nov. 9 chose Boeing s CH-47 as the basis for their next-generation... Read More »
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December 1, 2006
Steel, aircraft, the right pilots, and certain equipment such as night-vision systems have all posed challenges to operators striving to meet high customer demand. 2006 PROVED TO BE A YEAR PACKED WITH ACTION ON THE BATTLEFRONT, IN OPERATIONS, sales campaigns, and regulatory debates, and on... Read More »
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November 28, 2006
Lynn Tilton, CEO of MD Helicopters, has named Charles Vehlow president of the Mesa, Ariz.-based manufacturer. Vehlow will also retain his post as CEO of the Patriarch Aerospace Platform, a unit of the New York investment firm that Tilton controls and that owns MD. The wisdom, experience and... Read More »
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November 20, 2006
The U.S. General Accountability Office, in rejecting AgustaWestland and MD Helicopters protests of the U.S. Army s Light Utility Helicopter award, found the service s judgment of the competitors was reasonable and in line with the criteria laid out in the program s request for proposals. The... Read More »
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November 1, 2006
Rolls-Royce has named Martin Fausset the new managing director of its Defence Aerospace business, based in Bristol, the United Kingdom. Fausset joins Rolls-Royce from AgustaWestland where he was program director responsible for the Lynx, Apache and EH101. Brett Gardner has joined MD... Read More »
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November 1, 2006
WIND CAN BE A CRITICAL CONSIDERATION IN THE safe operation of rotorcraft, and is one pilots can grow to disregard (particularly if most of their flying is done in their local area). That is among the common mistakes cited by flight instructors and flight-training veterans as being... Read More »
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November 1, 2006
MD Plans to Acquire Training Fleet MD Helicopters is "committed to being the provider of training" to its customers and is undertaking an aircraft, training device and courseware acquisition program to achieve that, according to the company's new director of flight operations and training... Read More »
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November 1, 2006
FAA Focus on Operational Control Unsettles Industry The U.S. FAA is cracking down on how aircraft operators control, fly and market their flights, and its moves have unnerved some in the aviation industry-particularly those involved in helicopter emergency medical services. The agency's... Read More »
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October 24, 2006
Feds Deny Protests of U.S. Army LUH Award The U.S. General Accountability Office has denied all protests by MD Helicopters and AgustaWestland of the U.S. Army s June 30 award for an EADS North America-led team to build 322 Light Utility Helicopters based on the EC145. The move allows the Army and... Read More »
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October 2, 2006
MD Helicopters has revised its plan for a Mexico production site to get fuselages from the facility faster. The Mesa, Ariz. manufacturer had planned to gain FAA certification of the site near Monterrey to produce its single-engine MD-500- and MD600-series helicopters, with plans to start... Read More »
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