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May 1, 2015
An HH-60H from Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron (HS) 11 during recent operations. The HS-11 s cruise onboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt marks the Navy s last deployment of SH-60Fs and Hs. MH-60s will replace them. Major vertical lift-related events in the last two months kicked off... Read More »
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April 2, 2015
Hartford, Conn.-based United Technologies Corp. (UTC) has appointed an analyst to assess whether or not to divest Sikorsky Aircraft from its family of holdings. The examination is said to be driven by the subsidiary s positive, but shrinking profit figures in the defense sector. The assessment... Read More »
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March 6, 2015
Enstrom pilot Bill Taylor lifts the newly-designed Enstrom TH180 into the air for its first flight on Feb. 6. Photo courtesy of Enstrom Helicopters HAI Heli-Expo 2015 Orlando, Fla. - Enstrom Helicopter s newly designed, two-seat TH180 recently completed a successful first flight.The... 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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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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June 24, 2014
AgustaWestland AW101 in the Norwegian SAR configuration. Photo courtesy AgustaWestland Your correspondent has battled his way through the corporate jungle that is the Farnborough Air Show for more than a quarter of a century. The show was once a closed showcase for products of a... 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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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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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 »
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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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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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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 »
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December 1, 2012
2012 turned out to be a far more interesting year than many of us expected it to be in terms of new products and new uses or iterations of existing products. This article began with a simple concept to provide an overview of all the products and services that industry vendors believed in strongly... 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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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 »
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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 »
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October 1, 2012
Solar-Powered Heliport Lighting System Supports Night Landing and Lift-Off Avlite Systems solar-powered heliport lighting for emergency, temporary or permanent helipads and helidecks offers helicopter crews a safer place to lift-off and land during night flights or in low-visibility conditions... 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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