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July 21, 2014
MD Helicopters (MDHI) based in Mesa, Ariz., has added Precision Aviation Services (PAS) of Peachtree City, Ga., as the newest authorized service center for its line of turbine rotorcraft. A subsidiary of Precision Aviation Group (PAG), PAS becomes the 46th maintenance location for the estimated... Read More »
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July 16, 2014
The New York Police Department is using Priority 1 Air Rescue (P1AR) for Bell 412 advanced search and rescue hoist rescue training and Bell 429 hoist rescue transition training. The training covers 36 SAR pilots, hoist operators and rescue specialists and divers. Patrick Dennis, senior vice... Read More »
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July 9, 2014
Pratt & Whitney Canada s PW206B3 engine, chosen to power the Airbus Helicopters EC135 P3, has received certification from Transport Canada and is expected to enter service in the first quarter of 2015. The engine design, based on the PW206B2, features an automatic start and automatic sharing... Read More »
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July 2, 2014
Forward-looking infrared (FLIR) cameras are used for a host of military and civilian rotary wing applications, everything from law enforcement and pipeline patrol to detecting oil spills around drilling platforms and locating oil reserves under ice in Alaska. Law enforcement operators use them to... Read More »
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July 2, 2014
In the case of most helicopter door and window modifications, necessity is certainly the mother of invention. An independent company talks with operators, surveys the market, and designs a modification that makes a product better or easier to use. Air tour operators want maximum visibility for... Read More »
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June 24, 2014
AgustaWestland AW101 in the Norwegian SAR configuration. Photo courtesy AgustaWestland Your correspondent has battled his way through the corporate jungle that is the Farnborough Air Show for more than a quarter of a century. The show was once a closed showcase for products of a... Read More »
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June 23, 2014
Orlando, Fla.-based Moog Integrated Defense Systems has introduced what it calls its Gen3 Weapons System, which made one of its first public appearances aboard an MD-530G light attack helicopter at Heli-Expo 2014. Although the company says it can be used aboard any airborne military platform, it... Read More »
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June 3, 2014
Inside the cockpit of an LAPD EC135 over Hollywood. Photos courtesy of Henry Perritt and Eliot Sprague When Jeff Bezos went on 60 Minutes in December and told Charlie Rose about Amazon s dream of using small drones to deliver packages, half the world started looking out their windows... Read More »
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June 1, 2014
Rotor & Wing s Question of the Month: How did you (personally) get involved in the helicopter industry? What made you catch the aviation bug ? What helicopter types have you either flown as a pilot, flown in as a passenger, worked on (engineer/mechanic/technician) or supported? Let us know, and... Read More »
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May 8, 2014
Sikorsky Aircraft was chosen by the U.S. Navy to build the next fleet of Marine One helicopters for the Office of the President. With the selection comes a $1.24 billion Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract to modify, test and deliver six FAA-certified S-92s and two trainer... Read More »
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April 17, 2014
MD Helicopters will mark its 15 years of rotary sales activity in the Asian region by exhibiting for the first time at this year s Asian Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (ABACE). The company will be promoting its complete line of rotorcraft, including the single-engine multi-mission 500... Read More »
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April 9, 2014
G&G Aviation is now the Italian sales representative for MD Helicopters range of single and twin engine helicopters. The product line includes the MD 500E, MD 530F, MD 20N, MD 600N and the MD Explorer, with N models featuring the NOTAR system which allows the anti-torque and directional control... Read More »
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April 1, 2014
R&W s Question of the Month: What elements of a safety management system (SMS) work best for your operation? What operators have done a good job of implementing a strong SMS program? Let us know, and look for your and others responses in a future issue. You ll find contact information below... Read More »
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April 1, 2014
Of course it s preposterous to think that the world s largest helicopter tradeshow could be summed up in less than say, 10,000 words, but due to space constraints, there s a lot of material that didn t make it into the April print edition of Rotor & Wing. That s why we created our Post-Show Wrap... Read More »
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April 1, 2014
MD530G at Heli-Expo 2014. Photo by Frank Lombardi MD Helicopters owner Lynn Tilton believes, or rather dreams, of taking her once-ailing company forward to rapid manufacturing and production of existing and new helicopters. A self-confessed obsessive for technology and innovation, ... Read More »
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March 3, 2014
Bethesda, Md.-based Lockheed Martin has received a $22-million contract from the U.S. Army to provide Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) special repair activities for the Royal Saudi Land Forces Aviation Command s Apache attack helicopters... Read More »
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March 1, 2014
R&W s Question of the Month: In your view, what was the biggest story to come out of Heli-Expo 2014 in Anaheim? Let us know, and look for your and others responses in a future issue. You ll find contact information below. Do you have comments on the rotorcraft industry or recent articles and... Read More »
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February 28, 2014
MD Helicopters has sold its first helicopter into China, with the purchase of an MD500E to Shandong Qi Xiang General Aviation and Avion Pacific, MD s sales distributor in China, reached an agreement on an order for a new 500E helicopter. The aircraft is scheduled for delivery the second quarter of... Read More »
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February 28, 2014
MD Helicopters has handed over a new MD500E to Nome, Alaska-based Bering Air, one of the largest rotary wing fleet operators in Western Alaska. The new MD500E will provide support for the construction of microwave Internet towers and operate charters in the mineral exploration fields, as well as... Read More »
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February 28, 2014
MD Helicopters has received orders from the Bolivian Ministry of the Interior for two MD 530F aircraft. The Bolivian National Police will operate the aircraft to provide additional airborne security for the Ministry of the Interior. Delivery is scheduled for the second quarter of 2014. MDHI has... Read More »
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