Search Results

 Sort By Relevance | Sort By Date
Displaying 141 - 160 of 221 matching articles.
63%
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 »
49%
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 »
49%
January 1, 2007
Edwards & Associates, Inc. was founded in 1977, focusing on refurbishment and sales of used helicopters. Edwards expanded into international markets, built a larger facility, and earned certification as an FAA Repair Station and Bell-approved Customer Service Facility. In 1999, Bell Helicopter and... Read More »
49%
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 »
74%
December 1, 2006
Steel, aircraft, the right pilots, and certain equipment such as night-vision systems have all posed challenges to operators striving to meet high customer demand. 2006 PROVED TO BE A YEAR PACKED WITH ACTION ON THE BATTLEFRONT, IN OPERATIONS, sales campaigns, and regulatory debates, and on... Read More »
74%
December 1, 2006
Chinook Tops EH101, S-92 in CSAR-X Race In the end, it may have been a matter of who could field the aircraft fastest. In a move that generally shocked the rotorcraft world, at least in North America, U.S. Air Force officials on Nov. 9 chose Boeing s CH-47 as the basis for their next-generation... Read More »
49%
November 1, 2006
Firm Offers Evaluation Tool for Flight Schools A Fargo, N.D. company that specializes in "augmented reality" is offering a low-cost flight recording and evaluation tool to flight schools. Appareo Systems develops portable consumer electronics combined with 3D graphics software for capturing... Read More »
49%
November 1, 2006
PROGRAM UPDATES: Attack-Turkey was expected to finalize its Attack/Tactical Reconnaissance Helicopter (ATAK) competition at last month's Defense Industry Executive Committee meeting, but military officials objected to the short-listing of the Denel AH-2A Rooivalk and AgustaWestland's A129... Read More »
67%
October 30, 2006
Schweizer Aircraft selected Jiangxi Changhe Aircraft Co. to supply airframe components and assemblies for the 300CBi helicopter. The aircraft will be assembled, test flown and delivered to customers at Schweizer s Horseheads, N.Y. plant. The contract is the first completed under a June 1 memo of... Read More »
69%
October 1, 2006
Deep and Distant Gulf of Mexico Well Holds Promise Medium- and heavy-helicopter manufacturers may get a boost if reports of a new, successful, deep and distant test oil well in the Gulf of Mexico bear out. Newer aircraft programs like AgustaWestland s AW139 (shown right) and Sikorsky s S-92... Read More »
63%
September 1, 2006
Among the common piloting mistakes discussed by top flight instructors back in April was a tendency of pilots new and old to fly too fast on approach. That error is but a part of a broader group of missteps and less than ideal techniques centered on the approach to landing. As we have in the last... Read More »
100%
September 1, 2006
Change is the watchword. For decades, perhaps since it was incorporated in 1939, Schweizer Aircraft has been about change. It started out building gliders. Then it worked on some of the earliest versions of unmanned aircraft, then reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft, agricultural aircraft... Read More »
49%
August 18, 2006
Look for Sikorskys coaxial X-2 Technology Demonstrator to make its first ground run in October. The company and its Schweizer Aircraft subsidiary are developing the fly-by-wire aircraft to prove that a rotorcraft can fly at 250 kt. or more and still retain all the vertical flight and hover... Read More »
58%
August 9, 2006
The Topeka, Kan. Police Dept. is looking to the Robinson R44 to replace its aging two-helicopter fleet. It now flies a Bell OH-58C, which is within 175 hr. of an engine overhaul, and a Hughes/Schweizer 300C. A Schweizer 269C was lost in a November forced landing. The Topeka city council is to vote... Read More »
49%
August 1, 2006
In his first interview as Sikorsky president, Jeff Pino shares his plans--and how he got into helos in the first place. Jeff Pino was named president of Sikorsky Aircraft March 9 in a chain of events that saw his predecessor, Steve Finger, succeed Louis Chenevert as Pratt & Whitney president and... Read More »
49%
July 27, 2006
A suburban Chicago civilian who caught the attention of law enforcement by flying a helicopter marked with police logos pleaded guilty July 26 to hiding a felony background when he applied for a pilot certificate, according to The Chicago Sun-Times. The newspaper said Randy Sanders, 44, featured... Read More »
72%
July 24, 2006
With its commercial and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) helicopter, fixed-wing reconnaissance and R&D lines cranking and a lot more work coming from parent Sikorsky Aircraft, Schweizer Aircraft is hiring. The Horseheads, N.Y.-based company held a job fair July 21 for 30 immediate openings. It plans... Read More »
72%
July 1, 2006
Relying on its new Schweizer Aircraft center for rapid prototyping, the manufacturer plans to start to ground tests of the high-speed, coaxial aircraft this month. Sikorsky Aircraft is completing installation of subsystems in its coaxial X-2 technology demonstrator aircraft at its Schweizer... Read More »
76%
July 1, 2006
Sikorsky Taps Schweizer Again, Now to Speed Production Sikorsky Aircraft is turning to its Schweizer Aircraft subsidiary to help it speed military aircraft production lines as it prepares to deliver more than 1,700 H-60 Black Hawk and Naval Hawk variants to the U.S. military alone in coming years... Read More »
49%
June 1, 2006
Around the world, Composite Technology provides the edge to keep these vital structures cutting through the air. We hang then, we balance them and we trim them. We inspect them, we tap on them, and we turn them with mighty engines. They hunt, they feather, they lead and they lag. And even though... Read More »
Results Pages: « Previous  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 [8] 9 10 11 12 Next »
Live chat by BoldChat