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June 1, 2010
Simulation and training have come a long way in the helicopter world. As the virtual experience becomes more lifelike, operators are recognizing the value of sim time as a complement to in-aircraft training. That wasn t always so. Historically, the fixed-wing segment has driven the simulator... Read More »
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June 1, 2010
Mindful of the Safety & Training Summit at the Hyatt Regency Tech Center in Denver June 8 9, Rotor & Wing talked to operators about the challenges for helicopter pilots flying in Colorado and the training facilities available in the state. Commercial operators discussed special training for pilots... Read More »
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February 1, 2010
Sherwin-Williams AfterGlo Now Available for Commercial Aircraft A specialized paint from Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings and Defense Holdings Inc. allows commercial helicopter rotors and aircraft propellers to glow in the dark. AfterGlo photo-luminescent paint kit AD110 is applied to the tips... Read More »
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January 12, 2010
FAA has issued a supplemental type certificate for Aero Dynamix of Euless, Texas to install its night vision lighting system on the Schweizer 300C and 300C-1. Using a Denton, Texas-based Longhorn Helicopters 300C, FAA wrapped up flight tests and conformity inspections for the STC on Dec. 18. For... Read More »
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January 1, 2010
The Light Helicopter Division of Sikorsky Global Helicopters, a business unit of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., serves many markets in today s aviation industry with its range of piston- and turbine-powered helicopters and dedication to meeting the changing technological demands of the global aerospace... Read More »
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December 1, 2009
A A&P Hydraulics, 9283 Industrial Blvd., Leland, NC 28451; Email: ap-hydraulics@mindspring.com; Web: www.ap-hydraulics.com; Phone: 910-371-1151 AAR Corp, 1100 North Wood Dale Road, Wood Dale, IL 60191; Email: paul.oppenheim@ aarcorp.com; Web: www.aarcorp.com; Phone: 630-227-2000; Fax: 630-227-2039... Read More »
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November 25, 2009
United Rotorcraft Solutions has finished installing the LoJack security system on three Schweizer 333s in operation with the San Antonio Police Department s Helicopter Detail. Completed at the United Rotorcraft Solutions facility in Decatur, Texas, the installations were carried out in a short... Read More »
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September 1, 2009
Options abound for training in the use of night vision goggles. Similarities and stark differences exist between the civilian and military approaches. Rotor & Wing takes a comprehensive look at those options, similarities and differences. Night vision goggles (NVG) have been used by the military... Read More »
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September 1, 2009
It s a big deal when a manufacturer introduces a new helicopter model. It s the culmination of years of designing, engineering, testing and tweaking, interspersed with artist conception drawings, full-scale mock-ups, flying prototypes and then a number of fully-functioning machines that are... Read More »
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July 29, 2009
The Federal Aviation Administration has published a special airworthiness information bulletin (SAIB) involving the cabin door for several models of Schweizer helicopters. The following models are listed in the bulletin: 269A and A-1, 269B, TH-55A, 269C s/n 001 through 1917, 269C s/n 0001 through... Read More »
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July 1, 2009
PERSONAL | RATINGS On July 21, 2008, 16-year old Errick Smith became the youngest pilot to solo a helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft on the same day. In fact, Smith soloed in two helicopters a Robinson R44 and a Schweizer 300 CBi and a Cessna 172 in Ocean Springs, Miss. But even without the... Read More »
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June 16, 2009
The flight academy, in Titusville, Fla., has begun to implement the Aircraft Logging and Event Recording for Training and Safety (ALERTS) system into its fleet of Schweizer S-300CBi aircraft. The hardware and software package captures all aspects of the flight using an inertial measurement device... Read More »
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May 29, 2009
In order to prove that being a kid doesn't mean you can't fly solo, Errick Smith of Mississippi, soloed an R22, a Schweizer and a Cessna 172 all in one day. Errick is the youngest person to fly solo on a helo and fixed wing on the same day, his sixteenth birthday. The young man began taking... Read More »
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May 1, 2009
MILITARY | TECHNOLOGY Northrop Grumman s MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Unmanned Air System (VUAS) has passed its first sea trials. The VUAS, which is based upon the Sikorsky (formerly Schweizer) S-333, flew three missions from the U.S. Navy s Webster Field at NAS Patuxent River, Md., to the stern of... Read More »
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May 1, 2009
COMMERCIAL R&W interviewed Dr. Lutz Bertling, CEO, Eurocopter during Heli-Expo 2009. Following is an excerpt from that interview. R&W: What s going on at Eurocopter? Bertling: The company is in good shape. [We] increased deliveries from 488 to 588 [aircraft]. Our fixed costs have not increased too... Read More »
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April 21, 2009
Sikorsky has delivered a new S-300 (formerly branded the Schweizer 300) to LD Aviation Prague s.r.o. in the Czech Republic. As an authorized distributor for Sikorsky Global Helicopters, LD Aviation will deliver the aircraft to EHC Service s.r.o. of Presov, Slovak Republics of Hungary. EHC already... Read More »
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April 1, 2009
COMMERCIAL With its rotorcraft dominating a large piece of show floor in Anaheim, Sikorsky was out in full force at Heli-Expo 2009. At the same time, the company used the show as a backdrop for a number of announcements. Key among these was the rebranding of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. as Sikorsky... Read More »
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April 1, 2009
COMMERCIAL The Schweizer helicopter brand is no more. As of February 22, 2009, the respected maker of small helicopters that was purchased by Sikorsky in 2004 has seen its identity subsumed into Sikorsky Global Helicopters. As announced at Heli-Expo 2009, the new Sikorsky Global Helicopters brand... Read More »
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January 1, 2009
Alpha index of 2009 Company Profiles Aero Dynamix, Inc. Aerometals Aeronautical Accessories Aerospace Filtration Systems Air Comm Corporation Agusta Westland Alpine Air Support ARG/US Inc Aviall Aviation Instrument Services BLR Aerospace Center Capital Corporation Edwards & Associates Eurocopter... Read More »
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January 1, 2009
Simplex Manufacturing is committed to providing premier aviation products to the field of Fire Management, Agricultural Applications, Emergency Medical Response, and now Power Line Maintenance. With over 63 years of expertise, the Simplex team is dedicated to providing the highest level of... Read More »
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