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November 11, 2014
The Bell Helicopter 505 Jet Ranger X completed its first flight with the Arrius 2R engine. Turbomeca, the manufacturer of the Arrius 2R engine, indicates FAA, EASA and Transport Canada engine type certifications for the Arrius 2R are on track for the end of 2015. Turbomeca's Arrius 2R engine... Read More »
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November 1, 2014
Maintaining a PT6 turboshaft engine. Photo courtesy Pratt & Whitney Canada The bridge between a manufacturer simply supplying an engine to a customer versus committing to it with the operator was brought into the modern era by Rolls Royce s Power by the Hour (PBH) concept... Read More »
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October 23, 2014
Terna, the Italian power grid operator, has taken delivery of two Airbus Helicopter AS350 B3e helicopters from national distributor Aersud Elicotteri. This elevates the company from having to subcontract the work out. Terna is ranked sixth worldwide as an independent distributor of electricity and... Read More »
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October 22, 2014
Thailand s navy and air force have acquired two mission-ready Airbus Helicopters rotorcraft types: the light-utility EC645 T2 and the 11-ton-class EC725. The Royal Thai Navy signed for five EC645 T2s to be deployed on transport duties and other missions, with deliveries scheduled to begin in 2016... Read More »
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October 21, 2014
Vector Aerospace Corporation, independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has announced that Vector Aerospace Engine Services Atlantic (ES-A), has renewed its Engine Services Agreement with CommutAir, based in Cleveland, Ohio. Under the agreement, ES-A will... Read More »
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October 17, 2014
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued certification of the Arrius 2B2plus turboshaft engine. Designed for light single and twin engine helicopters, the first Arrius 2B2plus delivery from Airbus Helicopters is expected in "the coming weeks," according to Turbomeca. Arrius2B2plus has... Read More »
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October 10, 2014
M International has announced that representatives from three of their world-class portfolio companies, Keystone Turbine Services, Airborne Engines and MINT Turbines will be exhibiting at stand L77 from October 14 to 16 during the 2014 Helitech International Expo and Conference held at the RAI... Read More »
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October 10, 2014
Airbus Helicopters will present an EC145 T2 airframe at Helitech International. The next-generation helicopter, ideal for emergency medical services (EMS) and law enforcement/parapublic missions, is a twin-engine, four-ton-class multi-role helicopter that features Turbomeca Arriel-2E engines with... Read More »
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October 8, 2014
Puma HC2 on the tarmac in Portugal. Photos by Andrew Drwiega Three of the Royal Air Force s (RAF) new Puma HC2 helicopters from 230 Squadron flew to the Ovar airbase in Portugal during July to take part in their first major foreign exercise since being upgraded by... 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 3, 2014
Metro Aviation has delivered an Airbus Helicopters AS350 B3e to the aviation section of the Seminole County Sheriff s Office in Sanford, Fla. Read more about the helicopter s mission profile at rotorandwing.com Various helicopter manufacturers showcased their products during Rotortech... 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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June 3, 2014
Airbus Helicopters has updated its EC145 T2 in the helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) configuration. To increase the EC145 T2 s adaptability in HEMS missions, Airbus Helicopters will introduce new cabin installation features that include the latest equipment definitions. Airbus... Read More »
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May 22, 2014
Helicopter manufacturers will be showing their products at this week s Rotortech 2014 show, which takes place on Australia s Sunshine Coast from May 24-25, keen to gain a larger slice of the booming Australian helicopter market. Bell Helicopter s local representative Hawker Pacific is taking a... Read More »
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May 8, 2014
The latest Arrius engine, the Arrius 2R, completed its first rotations on May 5. The engine, destined for Bell Helicopter s Jet Ranger replacement, the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X, is designed to deliver performance and power within the 500 shp range, while improving safety and lowering pilot workload... Read More »
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April 22, 2014
Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America, a subsidiary of Vector Aerospace, signed a three-year maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) support contract with Optima Aero to provide maintenance repair and overhaul for their PT6T-series engines. Optima Aero provides MRO services for Pratt &... Read More »
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April 1, 2014
Lease Corporation International has reached an agreement to acquire as many as 21 new Airbus Helicopters rotorcraft in a contract involving both the EC175 and the newly unveiled EC225e. The total contract value is estimated in commercial terms to be around $645 million, with delivery scheduled to... Read More »
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April 1, 2014
Before the curtain fell Bell Helicopter launched, in the words of President and CEO John Garrison, the revitalization of the legendary Jet Ranger during Heli-Expo. The launch of the 505 Jet Ranger X drew a huge crowd with Garrison introducing the new short light single (SLS)... Read More »
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April 1, 2014
Two major Waypoint Leasing orders with Airbus Helicopters were announced Tuesday as the global helicopter lessor intends to acquire 37 EC225 and EC145 T2 rotorcraft. These key transactions, Waypoint s first deliveries in 2014, were detailed at the Heli-Expo in Anaheim, where Airbus Helicopters... Read More »
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April 1, 2014
Of course it s preposterous to think that the world s largest helicopter tradeshow could be summed up in less than say, 10,000 words, but due to space constraints, there s a lot of material that didn t make it into the April print edition of Rotor & Wing. That s why we created our Post-Show Wrap... Read More »
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