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January 1, 2009
By now you may have noticed that there is an all new photo up on the front pages of this magazine to go along with the monthly note there from the Editor-in-Chief. Our previous editor has neither entered the witness protection program nor taken an extended vacation on some sun-soaked beach that... Read More »
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January 1, 2009
Everything We Do Flies Schweizer Aircraft Corp. has been a leader in the design and manufacture of commercial and military aircraft since 1939. Schweizer Aircraft has manufactured over 6,000 aircraft and is known worldwide for its sailplanes, agricultural aircraft, helicopters, surveillance... Read More »
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December 1, 2008
A AAR Corp., 1100 North Wood Dale Road, Wood Dale, IL 60191; E-mail: paul.oppenheim@aarcorp.com; Web: www.aarcorp.com; Phone: 630-227-2000; Fax: 630-227-2039 Acadian Composites LLC, 301 W. Pont Des Mouton Road, Lafayette, LA 70507; E-mail: acsales@phihelico.com; Web: www.phihelico.com; Phone... Read More »
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November 1, 2008
COMMERCIAL Lycoming Engines was awarded the National Safety Council s Occupational Excellence Achievement Award at the NSCs 2008 Congress and Expo in Anaheim, Calif. in September. At the presentation, the NSC said the award recognizes companies with outstanding safety records compared to similar... Read More »
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November 1, 2008
Vector Aerospace has appointed Tim Rice as managing director of Vector Aerospace, U.K. Rice joins Vector from Messier-Dowty, part of the Safran Group, where he was managing director Messier Services and group vice president, Airbus and European Programmes Business Unit. A year after he flew out of... Read More »
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October 1, 2008
NEWS The maiden flight Aug. 27 of Sikorsky Aircraft s X2 technology demonstrator (shown right, with an S-76 chase aircraft) was the most notable of first flights the Stratford, Conn. manufacturer achieved in that busy last week of August. Aug. 29 saw the debut of the fly-by-wire version of the... Read More »
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August 27, 2008
Sikorsky Aircraft today completed the first flight of its X2 technology demonstrator. Lifting the aircraft off from the Schweizer Aircraft subsidiary in Horseheads, N.Y., Sikorsky Chief Test Pilot Kevin Bredenbeck maneuvered the coaxial-main-rotor compound helicopter prototype through hover... Read More »
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August 1, 2008
Airframe makers are delving into what customers and operators want in their next generation of aircraft. Airframe makers are busy trying to decipher what commercial operators want in their next generation of rotorcraft and refine their development efforts to ensure they are in a position in a... Read More »
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August 1, 2008
A detailed analysis of flight training accidents revealed errors for pilots, both experienced and new, to avoid. During the past two years, I have had the privilege and responsibility of co-chairing the accident-analysis working group of the International Helicopter Safety Team. That team aims to... Read More »
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June 20, 2008
The market analysis firm Forecast International sees piston-powered helicopter production to taper off in coming years. Production in that category has been booming since 2002, when only about 290 units were built, said Ray Jaworowski, senior analyst for the Newtown, Conn.-based firm. He expects... Read More »
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June 1, 2008
PRODUCTS | AIRFRAMES Sikorsky Aircraft reports it successfully ran its X2 Technology Demonstrator with its coaxial main rotors installed for the first time on May 13. That ground-run test marks a milestone for the program, which aims to field an aircraft that cruises at 250 kt with low vibration... Read More »
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June 1, 2008
The 60th anniversary show brings some things old, many things new. In its 60th anniversary year, the Farnborough Air Show will have visitors reminiscing of the old and embracing the new. This year s biennial show coincides with two other significant anniversaries: the 100th anniversary of the... Read More »
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June 1, 2008
July 2008: The Economy and Helicopters In this special report, we update you on what the rapidly changing developments in the U.S. and global economies, particularly in the financing segments of them, mean for your business of operating, manufacturing and supporting helicopters. We ll look at... Read More »
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June 1, 2008
PUBLIC SERVICE | POLICE The Houston Police Dept. has received approval to increase its airborne patrol fleet from six helicopters to 13, with the first ones scheduled to arrive sometime next month. The department has four MD Helicopters MD-500Es and two Schweizer Aircraft 333s for patrol and three... Read More »
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May 20, 2008
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp successfully ground tested the X2 with installed and spinning rotorblades using its X2 Technology Demonstrator program. The initial blades-on ground test was conducted last week. The ground tests are continuing at Sikorsky s Schweizer Aircraft Corp rapid-prototyping... Read More »
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May 1, 2008
Northrop Grumman is searching for a new radar for its MQ-8B Fire Scout program, in hopes that new customers will follow. The company plans to build its own unmanned test aircraft to try out new sensor packages on the unmanned aerial vehicle, a modified version of Schweizer s Model 333 turbine... Read More »
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April 24, 2008
The Houston Police Dept (HPD) needs more aircraft in order to patrol the enormous city (second largest in the U.S.) seven days a week from Hobby Airport. The helicopter unit was founded in 1970, and the current flight patrol fleet of four MD500E helicopters and two Schweizer 333 helicopters will... Read More »
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April 1, 2008
Developers of the X2 Technology Demonstrator are drawing on components and systems from other aircraft to expedite prototyping of the high-speed aircraft. The Sikorsky Aircraft development team has been striving to achieve a first flight of the coaxial main-rotor helicopter, a milestone delayed... Read More »
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April 1, 2008
PRODUCTS | AIRFRAMES Sikorsky Aircraft unveiled its prototype X2 technology demonstrator to attendees at Heli-Expo 2008 Feb. 24 and sought input from potential customers on how they might make use of high-speed helicopters based on that technology. With the X2 program, Sikorsky aims to demonstrate... Read More »
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April 1, 2008
Patience is probably not considered a virtue by the helicopter operator who is waiting on some aspect of customer support. A review of Rotor & Wing customer perception surveys spanning a decade, however, shows that operators have seen improvements over that time in most areas of airframe makers ... Read More »
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