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February 1, 2006
Lessons learned from the rise and fall of heliports in the United States. In the movie "Field Of Dreams," a mysterious voice tells an Iowa corn farmer, "If you build it, he will come." The farmer plows under part of his crop, builds a baseball field in its place, lights and all, and is considered... Read More »
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February 1, 2006
At the helicopter industry's premier event, manufacturers and vendors parade their newest and best. Here's a sampling of what's on the convention center floor. As the premier gathering of the helicopter industry, Heli-Expo is a showcase for companies offering their products and services to... Read More »
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February 1, 2006
With activity up in major sectors like offshore energy, EMS and law enforcement, manufacturers and operators are enjoying good times and ready to tackle safety and security challenges facing the industry. Matthew Zuccaro, the newly minted president of the Helicopter Assn. International, can't... Read More »
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February 1, 2006
Vendors to Line Up for Slice of USMC Heavy-Lift Pie Sikorsky is focused on nailing down by June its strategy for choosing key subcontractors to build a new U.S. Marine Corps heavy-lift helicopter, having secured contracts for that potential $18.8-billion aircraft development and production... Read More »
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January 1, 2006
A Growing Force in Helicopter Services Over the last 50 years, Keystone Helicopter has gained a world-class reputation in rotorcraft services. Today, this Chester County, Pa.-based company employs nearly 600 people at locations throughout the northeastern U.S. Keystone Helicopter also provides MRO... Read More »
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January 1, 2006
If There's an Aircraft in the Sky, We're On It Goodrich Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading global supplier of systems and services to the aerospace and defense industry. If there's an aircraft in the sky - we're on it. Goodrich, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, employs... Read More »
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January 1, 2006
World Leader in Rotor Blade Repair For more than 30 years, Composite Technology, Inc. (CTI) has specialized in the repair of both metal and composite rotor blades, building a worldwide network focused on turn-around time and performing only OEM-approved repairs. Our recent merger with Sikorsky... Read More »
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January 1, 2006
Name That Bird (Cont'd) Two suggestions for naming the VH-71 U.S. presidential transport: 1. Harpagornis (New Zealand Eagle)--This now-extinct bird weighed 20 lb. or more and possessed a wingspan of about 9 ft. It was the largest eagle ever. It had talons as large as tiger's claws. 2. Hesperornis... Read More »
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January 1, 2006
CONTRACTS Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. received multiple contracts for its series of helicopters, to include a $69.4 million modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for "unique configuration" to the Black Hawk helicopters and a $14.4 million firm-fixed-price indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity... Read More »
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January 1, 2006
A Quarter Century of Engineering Excellence Over 25 years ago, Heli-Dyne Systems was founded to provide helicopter owners/operators with the same high quality of modification and completion services offered for fixed-wing aircraft. Since then, HDS has performed more than 700 major helicopter... Read More »
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January 1, 2006
Ever-Expanding Line of Helicopter Mission Equipment 60 Years of Excellence Now entering our 60th year of business, generations of operators have expanded their fleet utilization with our well designed, high-quality, and easily maintained equipment. Simplex designs and manufactures a range of... Read More »
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January 1, 2006
PEOPLE The Helicopter Assn. International has named the recipients of its 2005 "Salute to Excellence" awards. Dr. Walter B. Comeaux, Lafayette, La., is the recipient of the Lawrence D. Bell Memorial Award. David S. Whyte, vice president (ret'd), Alpine Helicopters Ltd., Kelowna, British Columbia... Read More »
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January 1, 2006
The New Landscape Paris--Whatever its eventual outcome, the U.S. Army's Light Utility Helicopter competition will go down in rotorcraft history as the catalyst for some of the most surprising and unexpected industry teamings of recent years. Scrambling to win the competition's $2-billion-plus... Read More »
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January 1, 2006
More Power. Less Dirt. About Time. Aerospace Filtration Systems (AFS) is the industry leader in the design, development and manufacture of high-performance engine inlet barrier filtration systems for commercial and military propulsion systems. Based in St. Louis, Mo., AFS has delivered more than... Read More »
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January 1, 2006
MD Helicopters' new owner is moving quickly to patch up the company's relations with customers and suppliers as part of her plan to make the Mesa, Ariz. company viable. According to Lynn Tilton, founder of the New York distressed-debt investment firm Patriach Partners, which bought MD in July, she... Read More »
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January 1, 2006
MILITARY Elbit To Upgrade Bulgarian Helicopters Elbit Systems Ltd. will upgrade 12 Mi-24 combat helicopters and six Mi-17 transport helicopters for the Bulgarian Ministry of Defense under a 57.3 million ($67.2 million) contract. The upgrade is to take the Bulgarian helicopters up to NATO... Read More »
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December 1, 2005
CLARIFICATION Our article on U.S. Army development of the Brownout Situational Awareness Upgrade stated that a new, integrated digital automatic flight control system is being tested on the CH-47D ("Helping Aircrews Survive Brownout," October 2005, page 52). That system is being tested on the... Read More »
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December 1, 2005
Why I Ain't Rich Early on in my aviation journalism career, an airliner disintegrated over Lockerbie, Scotland. This was just at the beginning of the cable TV news era that brought an incessant demand for "talking heads," so-called experts, to tell viewers what is happening right now and what it... Read More »
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December 1, 2005
In March to Efficiency, Sikorsky Buys Keystone and CTI Sikorsky Aircraft is looking for buyout candidate that can help it streamline military aircraft production in the same way it hopes to boost the efficiency of its commercial aircraft lines with the acquisition of Keystone Ranger Holdings... Read More »
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November 1, 2005
CIVIL European Helo Group Names New Chief The European Helicopter Assn. new chairman is focused on strengthening relationships among operators in the group's 15 member nations and developing a collective voice on regulatory matters affecting rotorcraft. Vittorio Morassi, president and managing... Read More »
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