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January 1, 2005
MILITARY Military Rotorcraft Production on the Rise Nearly 5,500 military aircraft worth about $84 billion will be built or undergo major upgrades over the next decade, Forecast International says in a new study. The Newton, Conn.-based market aerospace and defense analysis firm estimates that... Read More »
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May 1, 2004
With two new procurement programs set to begin and money being parceled out more evenly, the helicopter industry is optimistic about its future with the Army. When the Army scrapped Comanche last February, there was much hand-wringing and gnashing of teeth. Everybody lamented the demise of the... Read More »
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November 1, 2004
Focus on EMS EMS: Confronting Safety Challenges Perfecting Autorotations News from the Field and the Factories NEWS BRIEFS CAE SimuFlite Eyes Northeast Site CAE SimuFlite plans to open a new training center in New Jersey to serve the large market of business-aviation operators in the Northeast... Read More »
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April 1, 2005
Latin America's helicopter industry is diverse, bureaucratically challenged and expensive. But the region is a growing market for those willing to take advantage of strengthening economies. First off, the good news. The Latin American helicopter industry is growing steadily and is expected to... Read More »
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December 1, 2004
Change Behind, Change Ahead December brings to a close a tumultuous year for the rotorcraft industry. It began with cancellation of the U.S. Army's long-delayed, multi-billion-dollar RAH-66 Comanche armed reconnaissance and scout helicopter. Then, combat losses in Iraq highlighted the defensive... Read More »
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November 24, 2010
Members of the Schweizer family are suing Sikorsky Aircraft, claiming the manufacturer did not live up to the terms of its 2004 acquisition of Big Flats, N.Y.-based Schweizer Aircraft. For related... Read More »
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December 1, 2010
In an effort to provide a snapshot of the hundreds of stories in the helicopter industry that we cover each year, Rotor & Wing has assembled a list of more than 600 items published from January to early November 2010. These news stories, features and product announcements ran in the pages of the... Read More »
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October 1, 2004
We are approaching the end of what may come to be known as a year of transformation for the helicopter industry. The year opened with Eurocopter laying the physical and political foundation for its pursuit of more U.S. sales with construction of an assembly facility in Mississippi, home of two... Read More »
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August 1, 2012
Aeromega G-RALA Robinson R44, which the author trains in. There is and will always be room and need for qualified and experienced pilots and crews to fill the parapublic, corporate or offshore roles. Why one may ask, is this assured in the current economic climate? There... Read More »
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August 1, 2004
Helicopter manufacturers are scrambling to tap into the growing market for UAVs; However, they face formidable challenges. Here's what you need to know to prosper in the 21st century. Unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, are one of the hottest topics in defense circles--and for good reason. They... Read More »
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February 1, 2005
High Interest, Weak Dollar Boost Trainers WHEN INDUSTRY ANALYST DAVE Lawrence first saw the third quarter U.S. commercial helicopter shipment statistics reported by the Aerospace Industries Assn. in early November 2004, he had to do a double take. "Something strange is happening with... Read More »
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June 1, 2004
The development and use of helicopter simulators and training aids is advancing despite regulatory chaos. At SKY Helicopters in Garland, Texas, owner Ken Pyatt charges $255 an hour dual to rent his Robinson R22 for instrument training. It's not an unreasonable price compared to what other flight... 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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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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May 1, 2004
Global Helicopter Technology and DynCorp International have received their long awaited STC for the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6-67D engine to upgrade the UH-1H. The STC was issued in March, allowing the PT6 to be the first non-Honeywell T53 engine upgrade to go on the aircraft. Additional... 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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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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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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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 »
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July 1, 2007
U.K. Flight School Takes Two Schweizer 300CBis Cabair Flying Schools, a United Kingdom-based group training pilots for almost four decades, has received its first two Schweizer Aircraft 300CBis. Cabair operates more than 150 aircraft and has seven private-pilot schools around the United Kingdom... Read More »
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