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June 1, 2006
Around the world, Composite Technology provides the edge to keep these vital structures cutting through the air. We hang then, we balance them and we trim them. We inspect them, we tap on them, and we turn them with mighty engines. They hunt, they feather, they lead and they lag. And even though... Read More »
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June 1, 2006
A big ship, AgustaWestland's contender for the U.S. Army's Light Utility Helicopter competition is a strong, agile, pilot-friendly machine that provides an efficient cabin for LUH missions. There is no denying that every helicopter manufacturer in the universe is trying to wow the flying community... Read More »
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June 1, 2006
After more than five years spent recovering from accidents and mistakes, the V-22 returns to a European air show. It will be far from the only rotorcraft at Farnborough. After several years of struggling to salvage the tilt-rotor program, contracting partners Bell Helicopter and Boeing are leasing... Read More »
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June 1, 2006
Emerging demand for Western-built helicopters spurs certification activities, as well as development of maintenance and training facilities. The fleet of western-built helicopters is growing here. More than 135 have been imported since the Soviet Union's break-up, most since 2000. There are... Read More »
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June 1, 2006
Insurance Tumult Means Consumer Gains, Problems for Safety Initiatives Insurance companies will soon be fighting for helicopter operators' business, driving premiums down and pumping more underwriting dollars into the market, according a top aviation insurance broker. Larry Mattiello, president of... Read More »
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June 1, 2006
R&W's Question of the Month: Is customer service important or not to manufacturers and suppliers in the helicopter industry? Let us know, and look for your and others' responses in a future issue. Tell us what you think at rotorandwing@accessintel.com. Correction Through an editing error, Barney... Read More »
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May 1, 2006
Years of fighting in Washington to restore federal funding for helicopter research may finally be paying off. Years of fighting in Washington to restore federal funding for helicopter research may finally be paying off. If things aren't quite yet rosy in the world of U.S. rotorcraft research and... Read More »
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May 1, 2006
U.S. Army Juggles LUH Schedule, Pushes Back Award The U.S. Army has changed its delivery schedule for the Light Utility Helicopter from six aircraft planed for delivery in Fiscal 2006 to two, with 22 to be delivered in Fiscal 2007. The service also has pushed back a decision on which... Read More »
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May 1, 2006
MD Helicopters chief Lynn Tilton takes on the rotorcraft industry's traditions of supply chain management--and Rotor & Wing's coverage of her efforts--in a sitdown at Quad A. The chairman and acting CEO of MD Helicopters, Lynn Tilton, took issue with the editorial and an accompanying Rotorcraft... Read More »
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April 1, 2006
Despite an increasingly important role in the U.S. fight against terrorists worldwide, the U.S. Marine Corps is struggling to make ends meet for current aviation operations and its future rotary-wing fleet. The Deputy Marine Corps Commandant for Aviation, Lt. Gen. John Castellaw, summed up the... Read More »
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April 1, 2006
The Army modernizes its helicopter fleet with evolutionary improvements in more of the same. With ongoing combat in Afghanistan and Iraq, counter-terrorist missions around the world and an unpredictable but steady rate of calls to support civilian disaster-relief efforts, U.S. military rotorcraft... Read More »
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April 1, 2006
MD Adding Safety Features to Fleet, Training As part of her plans to revitalize MD Helicopters, Inc., the new owner plans to make the company "the poster child" for a new international effort to slash helicopter accident rates. That includes fully embracing FAA and other recommendations for... Read More »
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April 1, 2006
Blending the benefits of modern cockpit technologies with well-proven airframe and engine reliability and a history of performing similar missions, the EC145 is a good fit for the U.S. Army's Light Utility Helicopter requirements. In the rapidly changing world of military helicopter operations... Read More »
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April 1, 2006
A Three-Horse Race for LUH? Is LUH a three-horse race now? After MD Helicopters' presentations at Heli-Expo, I have to believe so. The head of the company essentially said that her supply chain is in a shambles, with suppliers trying to hoodwink her on prices without committing to parts volumes or... Read More »
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April 1, 2006
More sophisticated integrated systems are becoming available that will increase safety and improve operating economics. The question is what is needed and how to afford it. There was a time not too long ago when the concept of designing a helicopter was to develop the airframe, bolt on an engine... Read More »
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April 1, 2006
Calling MD Supply Chain a Shambles, New Owner Vows to Rebuild Whatever Lynn Tilton invested to get control of MD Helicopters--and the sum could be growing by the month--she certainly got more than she bargained for. After she bought MD in July 2005, the head of the New York distressed-debt... Read More »
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March 1, 2006
R&W's Question of the Month: Does your flight operation require a flight-risk evaluation or assessment before launching? Are such procedures effective and worthwhile? Let us know, and look for your and other responses in a future issue. You'll find our contact information in the box at the bottom... Read More »
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March 1, 2006
'Revitalization Project' Aims to Boost Military Helo Safety, Survivability A new U.S. rotorcraft industry task force is seeking measures to improve the survivability of helicopters in combat in the near term and increase the safety and reliability of all helicopters in the long term. Dubbed the... Read More »
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February 1, 2006
Cash In or Step Up? By James T. McKenna By all accounts, we're amid good times in the helicopter industry. At the Helicopter Assn. International's annual Heli-Expo shindig at the end of this month in Dallas, you can expect to hear major airframe and engine manufacturers crow justifiably about... Read More »
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February 1, 2006
Border Patrolling By Sgt. Ernie Stephens Last year, I ran across the June 13, 2005 issue of the Arizona Daily Star, with the front-page story entitled, "Border Patrol Chopper Flights Perilous." I think there's a law that says you have to buy a paper if you want to read more than the top half of... Read More »
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