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December 1, 2009
A A&P Hydraulics, 9283 Industrial Blvd., Leland, NC 28451; Email:; Web:; Phone: 910-371-1151 AAR Corp, 1100 North Wood Dale Road, Wood Dale, IL 60191; Email: paul.oppenheim@; Web:; Phone: 630-227-2000; Fax: 630-227-2039... Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
September 1, 2010
FAA has approved Bristow Academy s Part 141 night vision goggle (NVG) training program. Training will begin at Bristow s facility in Titusville, Fla. using five Bell 206-B3s, with approval for six Schweizer 300Cbi helicopters to follow. The Bristow Group subsidiary has a staff of 20 NVG-qualified... Read More »
December 14, 2011
AgustaWestland has received an order from Bel Air of Denmark for two AW189s. The helicopters will be in the North Sea for offshore oil and gas transport. Bel Air s fleet includes AW139s, Eurocopter EC120s and Schweizer Hughes 300s. More: AgustaWestland Uncovers AW189; Targets Offshore and SAR... Read More »
June 26, 2012
With the traditional festival of flight that is usually encapsulated by Farnborough Airshow (alternating in the odd years with Le Bourget in Paris), the outlook for military rotorcraft orders from Europe is not good. For those who still do not wish to believe that the good times of defense... Read More »
October 9, 2012
Australasia s first Robinson R66 in flight over Sydney. Imported by Heliflite, the region s longest-serving R66 distributor. Australia s helicopter industry is set to have its first representative body since the collapse in 2008 of the former Helicopter Association of Australasia... Read More »
October 26, 2012
Denver-based Colorado Heli-Ops has expanded its office by moving across the runway at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (KBJC). The more than 1,000-square-foot addition gives Colorado Heli-Ops room for classrooms, flight training devices and offices. The company s utility division also underwent... Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
February 1, 2008
PRODUCTS | AIRFRAMES Sikorsky Aircraft officials in mid-January still hoped to have their X2 technology demonstrator flying and ready for display at the Heli-Expo trade show at the end of February in Houston. That said, Sikorsky President Jeff Pino told Rotor & Wing his marching orders to the X2... Read More »
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