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October 8, 2007
Sikorsky Aircraft has opened Hawk Works @ Schweizer, its military aircraft completion center on the west side of the Elmira/Corning Regional Airport near Horseheads, N.Y. Crews from Schweizer Aircraft, a Sikorsky subsidiary, will undertake major completion work for variants of the H-60 and S-70... 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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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
MILITARY With a newly hired workforce of 100 in place, Sikorsky Aircraft s Hawk Works @ Schweizer is slated to start work later this month when it receives its first H-60 Naval Hawk. But even before the completion center at Big Flats, adjacent to Schweizer Aircraft s production facility at New... Read More »
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September 1, 2007
THE NAVY MEANS TO KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING. This is the slogan with which the Koninklijke Marine, or Royal Netherlands Navy, portrays itself to the Dutch public. But to know what the slogan means, we needed to take a closer look. The navy invited us to visit Naval Air Station de Kooy, home base of... 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 28, 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. Based on Schweizer s Model 333, the new helicopter will draw on the... Read More »
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August 1, 2007
PARIS AIR SHOW Sikorsky Aircraft is marketing itself as a European operation, followings its acquisition this year of Poland s PZL Mielec. "Sikorsky is a dynamic company that is transforming its business in a number of ways to adapt to an ever-changing, global business environment," said Sikorsky... Read More »
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August 1, 2007
INTERNATIONAL HELICOPTER manufacturers and operators remain hopeful that upcoming events in China will serve to loosen the Communist government s stranglehold on general aviation operations there. Industry representatives have been building relationships with officials in Beijing and major Chinese... Read More »
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August 1, 2007
TRADITIONALLY, WE TELL YOU WHAT we ve placed on the monthly issue s cover in a sentence or two on our Table of Contents page. That would have been a challenge this month, since our cover is made up of a selection of 49 covers that have appeared on Rotor & Wing since it went into business with the... Read More »
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August 1, 2007
Evolution, not revolution, describes the change in vertical-lift technology since 1967. The pace has satisfied no one. But there have been significant changes, perhaps none more important than the advent of the turbine engine and IFR flight in helicopters. LOOKING BACK OVER THE LAST 40 YEARS OF... Read More »
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August 1, 2007
IT S NOT HARD TO ISOLATE THE BIG BUSINESS OR political events that have steered the course of the rotorcraft industry in the 40 years since Rotor & Wing first appeared. Just about anyone you ask will point first to the war in Vietnam some to that waged by France, most to the U.S. operations as... Read More »
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August 1, 2007
The 1980s was a time of new aircraft, new missions, new technologies, and limitless optimism. It was fun while it lasted. THE FUTURE OF THE HELICOPTER NEVER looked better than it does right now." So reads the opening sentence of an industry forecast story in the January 1980 issue of Rotor & Wing... Read More »
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August 1, 2007
PRODUCTS/AIRFRAMES Is Schweizer Aircraft on the brink of offering a new helicopter product? Executives at the Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary in Horseheads, N.Y. have said for some time that they are working on an addition to their line of 300C, 300CBi, and turbine 333 helicopters, and it would be... Read More »
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July 17, 2007
Is Schweizer Aircraft on the brink of offering a new helicopter product? Executives at the family-run Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary have said for some time that they are working on an addition to their line of Model 300C, 300CBi and turbine 333 helicopters. In a briefing at the Paris Air Show in... Read More »
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July 1, 2007
Seeking out the bad guys with today s innovations makes this year s Airborne Law Enforcement Association a must-attend meeting. FINDING WAYS TO KEEP AIRBORNE law enforcement capabilities a step or two ahead of the bad guys that are cost-efficient, politically palatable, and truly effective in the... Read More »
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July 1, 2007
Attack Eighteen new Boeing Apache AH-64D Longbows will be equipped with upgraded in-fleet General Electric T700 engines at the U.S. Corpus Christie Army Depot in Texas. Heavy Lift Turkey is reported to be in discussions with U.S. officials about the possibility of acquiring 10... Read More »
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July 1, 2007
U.K. Flight School Takes Two Schweizer 300CBis Cabair Flying Schools, a United Kingdom-based group training pilots for almost four decades, has received its first two Schweizer Aircraft 300CBis. Cabair operates more than 150 aircraft and has seven private-pilot schools around the United Kingdom... Read More »
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July 1, 2007
PRODUCTS/AIRFRAMES U.S. manufacturers of small helicopters are seeing sales rise in the United Kingdom and Europe due to the exchange rate between the dollar and European currencies and high demand for their aircraft. Robinson Helicopters fleet has reached the 300 mark in the United Kingdom... Read More »
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July 1, 2007
MANY ACCIDENTS THAT HAPPEN WHEN OPERATING helicopters occur during emergency-procedures training specifically practice autorotations. No matter what type of pilot you are, this fact should get your attention. If you are working as a helicopter pilot, you are likely doing recurrent training on... Read More »
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