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June 18, 2007
There is plenty of news brewing at the biennial aerospace exposition outside Paris. For more rotorcraft-related news from the 47th Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Look for a New Schweizer Model Schweizer Aircraft will unveil a new product in the very near future, said Jeff Pino, president of... Read More »
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July 1, 2007
PRODUCTS/AIRFRAMES U.S. manufacturers of small helicopters are seeing sales rise in the United Kingdom and Europe due to the exchange rate between the dollar and European currencies and high demand for their aircraft. Robinson Helicopters fleet has reached the 300 mark in the United Kingdom... 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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December 1, 2012
Industry leader Tech-Tool Plastics offers a full line of replacement windshields and windows for the Schweizer 269, 300 and TH55A light helicopter family. New clear or tinted panels enable pilots to see wide vistas with no distractions. Tech Tool fabricates outstanding products to provide great... 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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June 1, 2005
Whether the Paris Air Show is of huge value or a dead waste of time and money depends on whom you ask. In 1908, The Frenchman Gustave Rives was holding his second Paris Motor Show in the Grand Palais, just off the Champs Elysees. As an added attraction, he decided to add some of the marvelous new... Read More »
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January 1, 2005
Bell/Agusta Delivers AB139 to Aga Khan, Wins Irish Order Bell/Agusta Aerospace Co. delivered the first of four AB139s to the Aga Khan Development Network, which will use them to support construction and operation of three campuses of an international university in the mountains of South and... Read More »
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April 1, 2004
The U.S. Army has a new aviation modernization plan: It's back to the future. Indeed, the RAH-66 Comanche is gone, but the AH-64 Apache is very much alive. Ditto the CH-47 Chinook and the UH-60 Black Hawk. And we may not have seen the last of the UH-1 Huey. That old bird may yet have new life... Read More »
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March 1, 2008
THE QUESTION ON MANY MINDS IS what will Bell Helicopter do this year? For the last several years, Heli-Expo has marked turning points for Bell, with most proving less than favorable. In 2004, for instance, it launched the IFR version of the Model 427, only to cancel that a year later in favor of... 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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December 1, 2007
The last 12 months have brought changes at the top of many outfits. Most of the new bosses face familiar challenges. LAST YEAR BEGAN WITH CHANGE. As the new year dawned, a new leader was at the helm of Eurocopter, Lutz Bertling having moved over from Eurocopter Deutschland when Fabrice Bregier... Read More »
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March 1, 2008
The balance of the Middle East helicopter market is gradually shifting, as Russian manufacturers and Sikorsky Aircraft make significant gains in the military arena while AgustaWestland and Eurocopter get most of their new business on the fast-expanding civil market. Nowhere is this trend more... Read More »
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September 1, 2007
Atlantis Demonstrates Virtual Task Trainer Atlantis Systems International of Brampton, Ontario, gave attendees at the Airborne Law Enforcement Assn. s 37th Annual Convention a sample of virtual reality with their Helicopter Virtual Task Trainer. Looking like a cross between an amusement park ride... 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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March 1, 2008
SIKORSKY AIRCRAFT FELT AN APPEARANCE BY its X2 technology demonstrator at Heli-Expo today was important enough to interrupt the novel aircraft s development test program. A small development team based at subsidiary Schweizer Aircraft (designated Sikorsky s Hawk Works rapid-prototyping center of... Read More »
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April 1, 2004
Having yielded the training market to Robinson and Schweizer, Enstrom is now weighing a new model to get into the mix. Mention helicopter trainers and The talk eventually turns to Robinsons and Schweizers. Frank Robinson kick-started the initial training market with the R22, the operating costs of... Read More »
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November 1, 2007
PRODUCTS/AIRFRAMES The market research firm Forecast International is projecting that manufacturers will deliver 14,202 rotorcraft to the light commercial rotorcraft market in the next 10 years, including 6,891 rotorcraft powered by piston engines and 7,311 powered by turboshafts. The study... Read More »
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September 1, 2005
Eurocopter Offers Training On Night Urban Flying The American Eurocopter Training Center is offering a course on Night Urban Flying and Emergencies. The new course is part of the center's night-vision goggle (NVG) initial and recurrent training package, for which it received FAA Part 141... Read More »
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May 1, 2005
News Briefs Company Developing Robinson Simulator Merlin Simulation, Inc. is refining a flight-training device designed for instruction of Robinson R22 and R44 pilots. The Falls Church, Va.-based company is enhancing the device to include an enhanced, 180-deg. field-of-view visual system. At... Read More »
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July 1, 2005
New Rolls-Royce Engine Aimed At Light Trainers Rolls-Royce is developing a 300-shp. engine for the light civil helicopter trainer market. Scott Crislip, president of Rolls-Royce Helicopter and Small Gas Turbine Engines, said the RR300 would be a derivative of the Model 250, an engine that started... Read More »
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