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June 1, 2007
Eurocopter ancestor Aerospatiale undertook development of the AS350 Ecureuil, or Squirrel, as a successor to the Alouette light helicopter built by it and its own predecessor, Sud Aviation. The emphasis of the design effort was on an aircraft with low operating and maintenance costs, low noise... Read More »
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June 1, 2007
At the world s premier air show, helicopters are taking their place this year. Although the Paris Air Show s main focus is on fixed-wing aircraft, this year things may be different. Organizers of the biennial event, members of the French aerospace industries association GIFAS, are using the... Read More »
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June 1, 2007
»Bringing the LTS101 Back to the AStar Exasperation among AS350 operators with Turbomeca s support of the aircraft s powerplants drove Honeywell Aerospace and Soloy LLC to partner in bringing the LTS101 back to the AStar. Soloy got into the AS350 power business in 1990, when it bought the AS350... Read More »
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June 1, 2007
In Eurocopter s AS350, operators find an aircraft that can perform a great variety of missions, carry a multitude of equipment for them, and provide significant power in the process, even during hot and high conditions. Like many helicopters today, it holds its value well on the used market. As... Read More »
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June 1, 2007
Turbomeca s customer support of AS350 engines is the stuff that legends are made of. Unfortunately for everyone involved, the legends are often attached to customers going to extraordinary lengths to get the parts and other help they need to keep their aircraft flying. A top official of an... Read More »
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May 1, 2007
SERVICES/OVERHAUL & REPAIR Soloy Aviation Solutions is tapping Airwork NZ in New Zealand to sell and support its AS350 conversion kit. Olympia, Wash.-based Soloy signed an agreement in March with Airwork, which will sell the kits in the Australia/New Zealand region and support operators who choose... Read More »
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May 1, 2007
ATTACK The U.S. Navy aims to achieve initial operational capability for the armed-helicopter kit for the Sikorsky Aircraft/Lockheed Martin MH-60S Knighthawk this month. The kit, designed to be installed on the aircraft in about 12 hr, includes eight Hellfire missiles, an AAS-44 forward-looking... Read More »
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April 27, 2007
Slave Lake Helicopters based out of the Province of Alberta, Canada has taken receipt of an AS350B2 and ordered an EC120B Ecureuil from Eurocopter Canada. This is the third Eurocopter Great Lake has received in the past 12 months, the others being a Colibri EC120B and another AS350B2. Another... Read More »
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April 1, 2007
IT MAY SEEM LIKE NO ONE IS HAPPY WITH THE current high demand for new helicopters. Operators don t like having to wait a year or more for aircraft. Customers of commercial ones want more services than it is possible to get at times, because everything available is flying. Manufacturers complain... Read More »
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March 1, 2007
T IS PERHAPS THE MOST PROMISING DEVELOPMENT in airborne navigation and communications: a single system that can track aircraft without the need for radar, let each flier see the traffic nearby, and provide updates and alerts of weather and other important information. For those reasons and its... Read More »
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March 1, 2007
HELI-EXPO HAS GROWN APACE with the industry it represents. Just as operators and manufacturers are hard-pressed to field helicopters to meet all the demand before them, visitors to the annual gathering s exhibit hall can barely find the time to see all the displays and products of interest. To... Read More »
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February 8, 2007
Turbomeca expects to begin flight testing within weeks of the Ardiden 1H engine for Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. s Dhruv helicopter. Turbomeca and HAL signed a contract in January 2003 to co-develop and co-produce the Ardiden 1H, dubbed the Shakti for the Indian application. Turbomeca expects to... Read More »
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January 1, 2007
Lockheed Martin has named three engineers on rotorcraft programs at its Systems Integration site in Owego, N.Y. as 2006 Lockheed Martin Fellows. The honor is reserved for the top one percent of technical talent across the corporation and recognizes and encourages the highest levels of... Read More »
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January 1, 2007
During the past 50 years, Keystone Helicopter has gained a world-class reputation in rotorcraft services. Today, this Chester County, Pa.-based company employs nearly 400 people. Keystone Helicopter also provides MRO and custom completions at "The Heliplex," its new, state-of-the-art technical... Read More »
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January 1, 2007
"This special report has evolved into a significant reference source for helicopter operators of all types." Welcome to the 2007 edition of the Annual Reports edition of our magazine. During the past few years, this special report has evolved into a significant reference source for helicopter... Read More »
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January 1, 2007
Turbomeca specializes in the design, production, sale and support of low- to medium-power gas turbines for helicopters. When its joint programs with other manufacturers are factored in, Turbomeca is the leading helicopter engine manufacturer in the international market. The company s goal is to... Read More »
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December 1, 2006
FlightSafety International has promoted Ralph Hicks (right) center manager of its Daleville and Dothan, Ala. Learning Centers. He replaces Britt Hoskins, who has retired from FlightSafety after 20 years of service. A 20-year U.S. Army veteran, Hicks has served at the Daleville and Dothan centers... Read More »
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December 1, 2006
A round-up of new product developments and orders from helicopter manufactuers, vendors. THE LAST YEAR SAW A HOST OF INTRIGUING, USEFUL, and promising products to the rotorcraft marketplace. Here s a sampling of them. Airframes: AgustaWestland A109 LUH: On April 4. AgustaWestland delivered the... Read More »
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December 1, 2006
Steel, aircraft, the right pilots, and certain equipment such as night-vision systems have all posed challenges to operators striving to meet high customer demand. 2006 PROVED TO BE A YEAR PACKED WITH ACTION ON THE BATTLEFRONT, IN OPERATIONS, sales campaigns, and regulatory debates, and on... Read More »
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December 1, 2006
Chinook Tops EH101, S-92 in CSAR-X Race In the end, it may have been a matter of who could field the aircraft fastest. In a move that generally shocked the rotorcraft world, at least in North America, U.S. Air Force officials on Nov. 9 chose Boeing s CH-47 as the basis for their next-generation... Read More »
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