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June 18, 2007
There is plenty of news brewing at the biennial aerospace exposition outside Paris. For more rotorcraft-related news from the 47th Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Look for a New Schweizer Model Schweizer Aircraft will unveil a new product in the very near future, said Jeff Pino, president of... Read More »
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June 1, 2007
At the world s premier air show, helicopters are taking their place this year. Although the Paris Air Show s main focus is on fixed-wing aircraft, this year things may be different. Organizers of the biennial event, members of the French aerospace industries association GIFAS, are using the... Read More »
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May 18, 2007
The U.K.-based Cabair Flying Schools has taken delivery of their first Schweizer 300CBis. Derek Edwards, director of Cabair, said, "The new helicopters will be used at the private pilot license schools for training and self-fly hire. We have a substantial number of helicopter pilot members who... Read More »
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May 1, 2007
PUBLIC SERVICE/POLICE San Antonio police will soon be flying a new Eurocopter AS350B3, adding to their fleet of four Schweizer 333s. The department received the AS350B3 March 8 after city officials determined it was needed to reduce emergency response times. The money for it, $3.2 million, was... Read More »
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April 1, 2007
HELI-EXPO 2007 In what may have been the most intriguing development of this year s Heli-Expo, Bristow Group struck a deal to buy one flight school and said it is looking at taking over another to get back into the training business. Bristow President and CEO Bill Chiles, said the... Read More »
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April 1, 2007
THINGS ARE REALLY COOKING FOR a good portion of the world s helicopter industry. Of course, if you are among the fortunate, you may already know this. But then, maybe you ve been too busy working to realize it. Institutionally, Rotor & Wing has covered the world s helicopter industry a long time... Read More »
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April 1, 2007
HELI-EXPO 2007 Rolls-Royce is developing a new turboshaft engine to power Robinson Helicopter s first turbine helicopter and is discussing the application of the powerplant to the products of Enstrom Helicopter, MD Helicopters, and Schweizer Aircraft. Unveiled at Heli-Expo, the RR300 is "a major... Read More »
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April 1, 2007
TIMES ARE GOOD IN THE HELICOPTER INDUSTRY. IN some ways, they re too good. Take Schweizer Aircraft, for example. The Horseheads, N.Y.-based manufacturer s core businesses commercial and military helicopters, fixed-wing surveillance aircraft, unmanned helicopters, and aerospace subcontracting ... Read More »
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March 12, 2007
Three months before it opens its Hawk Works @ Schweizer Aircraft, Sikorsky Aircraft is already considering doubling the prototyping and completions center. Sikorsky last June said it would open a 100,000-sq-ft facility this June at Schweizer s Horseheads, N.Y headquarters for completion of Black... Read More »
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March 5, 2007
Rolls-Royce is developing a turboshaft engine to power the new Robinson Helicopter Co. R66 and other light, single-engine helicopters. It has signed agreements with Enstrom Helicopters and Schweizer Aircraft to discuss future applications of the engine for their products. A derivative of the Model... Read More »
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March 1, 2007
Bell Parent Plans Academy in India Bell Helicopter is looking to set up a training academy in India. The move is part of Bell parent Textron s effort to strengthen its position in one of the world s most promising aviation markets. In addition to training for helicopter pilots, the academy would... Read More »
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March 1, 2007
The Bush administration is asking Congress for $481.4 billion to fund the Pentagon s basic operations in Fiscal 2008 up more than 11 percent over this year, our sister publication Defense Daily reports. The Army s $130-billion portion of the Fiscal 2008 request is 18.5 percent higher than the... Read More »
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March 1, 2007
IF THERE S A DOWNTURN IN THE OFFING, IT S HARD TO find someone who has a hint of it. As many of us packed our bags and prepared to wade into the hubbub of this year s Heli-Expo in Orlando, Rotor & Wing surveyed the industry on the promises and pitfalls that 2007 and beyond may hold. Normally a... Read More »
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March 1, 2007
Schweizer Aircraft plans to ceremonially deliver its 6,000th aircraft at HAI s Heli-Expo 2007 in Orlando, Fla. this month. The helicopter will actually be delivered to the Titusville, Fla.-based flight school Helicopter Adventures, which is already a big Schweizer 300 CB and CBi operator, before... Read More »
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February 26, 2007
Two North American helicopter operators have taken delivery of Schweizer helicopters for their training operations. Broomfield, Colo.-based Rotors of the Rockies, which is a Schweizer sales center as well as a flight school, took delivery of a Model 300C Jan. 30. The aircraft, which is leased from... Read More »
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February 7, 2007
Look for Schweizer Aircraft to deliver its 6,000th aircraft at HAI s Heli-Expo 2007 in Orlando, Fla., come March. The helicopter will go to the Titusville, Fla.-based flight school Helicopter Adventures, which is already a big Schweizer 300 CB and CBi operator. The 6,000 aircraft haven t all been... Read More »
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February 6, 2007
Top Sikorsky Aircraft executives are by week's end to review the company s X-2 Technology Demonstrator program, which has fallen behind its original schedule. Sikorsky had hoped to fly the coaxial demonstrator by the end of 2006; supply problems on the program, a strike in early 2006 and... Read More »
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January 9, 2007
The Mexican Navy has accepted the last two of four new Schweizer Aircraft 300Cs. The first two were delivered in October 2006. The navy will use the new aircraft to perform initial and advanced helicopter pilot training. All four are equipped with procedural IFR flight training instrument panels... 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
In 1958, after years of training U.S. Navy pilots and then studying aviation psychology and flight simulation at the University of Illinois, Rudy Frasca built his first simulator. That was the beginning of what is now Frasca International, which makes a comprehensive line of flight-training... Read More »
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