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November 15, 2016
Seattle, Washington, is located in King County. It's the most populous county in the state. Cerritos, California, is located in Los Angeles County. It's the most populous county in the country. When examining their budgets, both King County and Cerritos found that cuts needed to be made. One area... Read More »
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October 6, 2016
Hélicoptères Guimbal is assembling its 175th Cabri G2 at its base in Aix-en-Provence aerodrome in France marking an increase of 75 units in 18 months. The General Aviation Manufacturers Assn. said Guimbal produced more G2s in 2015 than Robinson Helicopter Co. produced R22s, even as the R22 has... Read More »
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September 30, 2016
In May 2015, with estimates for demand of new heavy-lift helicopters in China exceeding 200 aircraft by 2040, Russian Helicopters agreed to work with the Aviation Industry Corp. of China (AVIC) to create an advanced heavy lifter. The heavy helicopter is planned to have a takeoff weight of 38 tons... Read More »
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April 8, 2016
Frasca International, Inc. has received an order for two helicopter flight training devices (FTD) for China Flying Dragon General Aviation Co. Ltd., in the Heilongjiang Province of China. The two S300/R44 FTDs will be convertible between the Schweizer S300 and the Robinson R44. In addition to... Read More »
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March 1, 2016
Photo courtesy of Metro Aviation If you travel by air enough, you have probably had the pleasure of experiencing a maintenance delay with an airline. Even though the largest global carriers have factory-supported service centers and back-up aircraft at their disposal, a break-down or... Read More »
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February 23, 2016
Sikorsky [Booth 2617] is focusing at this Heli-Expo on its efforts to create greater efficiency and reliability for operators of its helicopters through improved customer support services. That makes sense, especially since operators in the slumping offshore oil and gas support segment have spent... Read More »
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May 1, 2015
An HH-60H from Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron (HS) 11 during recent operations. The HS-11 s cruise onboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt marks the Navy s last deployment of SH-60Fs and Hs. MH-60s will replace them. Major vertical lift-related events in the last two months kicked off... Read More »
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April 2, 2015
Hartford, Conn.-based United Technologies Corp. (UTC) has appointed an analyst to assess whether or not to divest Sikorsky Aircraft from its family of holdings. The examination is said to be driven by the subsidiary s positive, but shrinking profit figures in the defense sector. The assessment... Read More »
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March 6, 2015
Enstrom pilot Bill Taylor lifts the newly-designed Enstrom TH180 into the air for its first flight on Feb. 6. Photo courtesy of Enstrom Helicopters HAI Heli-Expo 2015 Orlando, Fla. - Enstrom Helicopter s newly designed, two-seat TH180 recently completed a successful first flight.The... Read More »
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November 1, 2014
Powered by a single Rolls-Royce 250-C20W turbine engine, the Enstrom 480B can be an entry-level turbine, or outfitted for higher-level duties. Photo by Ernie Stephens Turbine helicopters have come a long way since 1958 when Charles Kaman had his engineers remove the piston engine from... Read More »
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October 8, 2014
Helitech International 2014 will feature for the first time a dedicated USA Pavilion attracting companies that have previously not exhibited at a trade-show outside the United States. This new feature, presented in partnership with the U.S. Commercial Service, offers participating exhibitors an... Read More »
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October 1, 2014
Helitech International 2014, organized by Reed Exhibitions and run in association with the European Helicopter Association, will take place for the first time in Amsterdam at the RAI Convention Centre from Oct. 14 to 16. Amsterdam is an ideal location with exceptional links to Europe and farther... 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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December 1, 2013
MQ-8C initial flight. Northrop Grumman has carried out the maiden flight of the unmanned MQ-8C. A ground-based group consisting of representatives from the U.S. Navy and North- rop Grumman flew the aircraft on Oct. 31 from Naval Base Ventura County in Point Mugu, Calif. The initial... Read More »
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November 8, 2013
Northrop Grumman has conducted the first flight of the unmanned MQ-8C. A ground-based group from the U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman flew the aircraft on Oct. 31 from Naval Base Ventura County in Point Mugu, Calif. The initial flight took seven minutes to validate the aircraft s autonomous control... Read More »
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November 1, 2013
Full-flight simulator at Heli-Union s Training Center. Heli-Union is growing utilization of its Angouleme, France-based pilot training center thanks to the adoption of the latest tools available a Thales/Eurocopter Dauphin full flight simulator (FFS) and Guimbal Cabri G2 light piston... Read More »
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June 1, 2013
A full scale mock-up of Northrop Grumman s MQ-8C, the unmanned platform that is to succeed the MQ-8B, was on show in early April at the Navy League s Sea-Air-Space exposition at National Harbor, Md. The MQ-8C is built around the Bell 407 helicopter while the MQ-8B was originally modeled around... Read More »
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April 25, 2013
A full scale mock-up of Northrop Grumman s MQ-8C, the unmanned platform that is to succeed the MQ-8B, was on show earlier this month at the Navy League s Sea-Air-Space exposition at National Harbor, Md. The MQ-8C is built around the Bell 407 helicopter while the MQ-8B was originally modeled around... Read More »
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March 5, 2013
Euless, Texas-based Aero Dynamix (Booth C2025) is expanding its agreement to supply Bristow Academy (Booth C4328) with night vision imaging systems (NVIS) and night vision goggle (NVG) training. Bristow Academy currently has a dozen NVG flight instructors, five NVG-compatible Schweizer/Sikorsky... Read More »
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