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Archive: January 2012


Jan
31
2012

MD Helicopters Awards Embry-Riddle Helicopter Students

Posted by jhadmin

From Helicopter Association International
Two very accomplished students enrolled in Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Helicopter Specialty degree program will be even more prepared to enter the helicopter industry when they graduate in May, 2012. MD Helicopters generously donated two ...


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Jan
31
2012

Bell Helicopter lifted Eurocopter patent: court

Posted by jhadmin

Bell Helicopter lifted Eurocopter patent: court
AFP
From AFP
OTTAWA ??? A Canadian court has ruled Bell Helicopter infringed on fellow helicopter-maker Eurocopter's landing gear design patent, the companies announced Tuesday. Federal Court Judge Luc Martineau said in his decision, obtained by AFP, "This is a case ...


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Jan
31
2012

Abu Dhabi Aviation flying high with helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

From The National
Abu Dhabi Aviation, the largest commercial helicopter operator in the Middle East, posted a 22 per cent rise in its annual profits last year as oil companies, medical emergencies and VIPs kept its aircraft aloft. Its wide geographic reach from Abu ...


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Jan
31
2012

Aircraft which can fly as helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

From Times of India
The students of Thakur Institute of Aviation Technology had displayed a model of an aircraft which can fly both as an aeroplane and a helicopter. Named 'Hawk Eye', it has vertical takeoff and landing characteristics (VTOL). It is a hovering aircraft ...


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Jan
31
2012

MD Helicopters, Inc. Awards High Achievement Graduation Scholarship To Embry-Riddle Helicopter Students

Posted by jhadmin

PRESCOTT, Ariz., January 27, 2012 – Two very accomplished students enrolled in Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Helicopter Specialty degree program will be even more prepared to enter the helicopter industry when they graduate in May, 2012.



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Jan
31
2012

THE HELICOPTER SHOW 26-27 SEPTEMBER 2012 SILVERSTONE, ENGLAND

Posted by jhadmin

Serious Times Call for Serious Initiatives. That's why The Helicopter Show 2012 costs 25% less to exhibit at compared to other helicopter events in Europe - with no hidden costs!



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Jan
31
2012

Tucson tech: AZ looks strong for drone test site

Posted by jhadmin

From Arizona Daily Star
which makes its Hummingbird rotorcraft UAS in Mesa - and smaller firms. ??? Academic research support including wind-tunnel and other test facilities at the University of Arizona, a UAS minor program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, ...


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Jan
31
2012

Tommy Guns, Bell Helicopters, and Electronic Arts: First Amendment Rights and ...

Posted by jhadmin

From American Univers
In the case of the word mark, this might be a difficult challenge because ???Huey??? military helicopters are considered to be the most recognizable and famous military helicopter. The Dillinger Tommy Gun might have also failed under this threshold, ...


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Jan
31
2012

Professional Aircraft Accessories Signs Landing Gear Support Agreement with ...

Posted by jhadmin

From The Leading Aviati
Additionally, they offer numerous rotorcraft capabilities including the repair and overhaul of helicopter powertrain components, landing gear, accessories, instrumentation, radio, radar avionics and airframe components. More information is available at ...


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Jan
31
2012

JETNET Complements Helicopter Products With New Services

Posted by jhadmin

From PR Web (press release)
JETNET plans to feature a new complement to their comprehensive global database of piston and turbine helicopters: an aviation-tailored customer relationship management system, JETNET CRM. They will also be demonstrating new graphical Views and add-ons ...


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Jan
31
2012

Futenma relocation plan presents risk to Okinawa environment, governor's panel ...

Posted by jhadmin

Futenma relocation plan presents risk to Okinawa environment, governor's panel ...
Stars and Stripes
From Stars and Strip
By Travis J. Tritten and Chiyomi Sumida CH-46E Sea Knight helicopters with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 265, Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force, prepare to depart Marine Corps Air Station Futenma on ...


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Jan
30
2012

Helicopter design flaws delay transfer of bases to Ontario air ambulance service

Posted by jhadmin

Helicopter design flaws delay transfer of bases to Ontario air ambulance service
Globe and Mail
From Globe and Mail
The four bases have been operated by Canadian Helicopters Ltd., the primary provider of air ambulance service in Ontario since the beginning of the program in 1977. But in October, 2010, Ornge notified Canadian Helicopter that it planned to terminate ...


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Jan
30
2012

Humpback whale secret may help helicopters fly faster

Posted by jhadmin

Humpback whale secret may help helicopters fly faster
msnbc.com
From msnbc.com
The flight test helicopter used to try out the rotor blade bumps. Helicopters face a speed limit because their backward-moving rotor blade goes against their forward motion of flight. That problem leads to turbulence and loss of lift, as well as strong ...


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Jan
30
2012

European company testing helicopters in Inuvik, NWT

Posted by jhadmin

European company testing helicopters in Inuvik, NWT
CBC.ca
From CBC.ca
(Europcopter) The largest European helicopter manufacturer is in Inuvik, NWT, to test its new model in frigid Arctic conditions. The crews wanted cold weather, and they got plenty of it. Temperatures in the town have been well below ???40 for the past ...


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Jan
30
2012

Helicopter flights ignite dogfight

Posted by jhadmin

From Noosa News
Helicopter flights from this old World War II airfield are at the centre of a stoush. NOOSA'S political stoush involving helicopters in the skies over Noosa North Shore and surrounds has escalated with Sunshine Coast councillor Lew Brennan returning ...


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Jan
30
2012

Family hopes good comes from tragedy

Posted by jhadmin

From Chatham Daily News
Frank Verellen, who had flown helicopters across the globe in all kinds of weather conditions, had more than 7500 flight hours logged, including more than 1000 hours in an R-44 helicopter. Dan Verellen said his father "loved" Robinson-made helicopters, ...


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Jan
30
2012

Saul Maia Selects Uniflight LLC for VIP Completion

Posted by jhadmin

Uniflight LLC of Grand Prairie Texas extremely pleased to announce that Mr. Saul Maia, Partner of Liam Kenneth of Miami Florida has selected them to perform a VIP completion on his new AS350B2.



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Jan
30
2012

Component Control endorsed as ARSA preferred supplier for MRO and logistics software

Posted by jhadmin

SAN DIEGO, CA January 30, 2012 – Component Control announced today that it has been approved as the exclusive preferred provider of MRO and logistics software solutions by the Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA).



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Jan
30
2012

Eurocopter Sees Helicopter Deliveries Rebounding

Posted by jhadmin

From Aviation Week
However, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa offer strong military growth potential, largely in naval and combat rotorcraft. Long term, the military market will shrink compared with the civil market, Bertling suggests, ...


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Jan
30
2012

Three Canadian-Based Firms Selected by Boeing For In-Service Support Work on ...

Posted by jhadmin

From Ottawa Citizen (b
30, 2012 ??? Boeing [NYSE: BA] has selected three Canadian firms to receive the first group of work packages for in-service support of 15 Boeing CH-47F Chinook helicopters, designated CH-147F for the Canadian Forces. Following an open competition, ...


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Jan
30
2012

Friends, brothers in arms remember fallen Marine at public ceremony in Ferndale

Posted by jhadmin

Friends, brothers in arms remember fallen Marine at public ceremony in Ferndale
Bellingham Herald
From Bellingham Herald
Daniel Benjamin Bartle graduated from Ferndale High School: He was the class valedictorian, described as a bright but humble young man who would go on to see the world from a helicopter cockpit. Mourners packed the high school's auditorium to capacity ...


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Jan
30
2012

50 YEAR OLD GAZELLE FOR MUSEUM

Posted by jhadmin

The Helicopter Museum at Weston-super-Mare in Somerset has put on display an early turboshaft engine, whose design dates from the 1950's. The engine, a Napier Gazelle, is one of several held by the museum, and has recently been restored for static display by volunteers at the Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust at Patchway, Bristol.



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Tags: The Helicopter Museum
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Jan
30
2012

Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters adds Flight Vector's Flight and Duty Tracker to Their Operations

Posted by jhadmin

January 30, 2012 - Softtech LLC, the maker of the Flight Vector™ family of products, is proud to announce Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters has adopted the Flight & Duty Tracker™ system into their operations at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and their Las Vegas/Boulder City operations! Papillon employed Flight & Duty Tracker™ in early January.



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Jan
30
2012

DART Helicopter Services Announces Certification of DART Aerospace’s Run-on Landing Wearplates for the Bell 206L/L1/L3/L4 and 407 Skidtubes

Posted by jhadmin

DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce Transport Canada, FAA and EASA approval of DART Aerospace Ltd’s (DAS) stainless steel Run-on Landing Wearplates for the Bell 206L/L1/L3/L4 and 407 Standard Skidtubes and Float Skidtubes.



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Jan
29
2012

Week in Review: Who's Who Awards, Helicopter 'Noise Relief' and Torie Osborn's ...

Posted by jhadmin

From Patch.com
Assemblyman Mike Feuer (D-Los Angeles) joined the chorus of voices asking Congress to do something about noisy, low-flying helicopters in Los Angeles neighborhoods, introducing a resolution Tuesday asking the California Legislature to support the ...


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Jan
29
2012

Coast Guard's helicopter delivery is part of ???500m revamp

Posted by jhadmin

From Irish Times
All five aircraft will be leased by Irish Coast Guard search and rescue contract holder CHC Helicopters from CHC Global Leasing, based in Dublin, under a 10-year contract costing ???50 million annually. Built to specifics drawn up by the Irish Coast ...


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Jan
29
2012

DGCA issues poll season flying rules

Posted by jhadmin

From Hindustan Times
Considering that the election season is on and hundreds of politicians are travelling in helicopters, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has come up with a slew of guidelines in a recent circular to ensure that helicopter operators heed ...


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Jan
29
2012

Arrow-Copter AC-10 at $140000 plus might be the answer to Sydney's traffic ...

Posted by jhadmin

From The Daily Telegraph
Arrow Copter Australia director Sean Herbert said the Arrow Copter AC-10, a type of rotorcraft which arrived in the country from Austria three months ago, combines the best parts of helicopters and aircraft. "It's an evolutionary step between a ...


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Jan
29
2012

New Helicopter For Mesa County Search & Rescue

Posted by jhadmin

From KJCT8.com
But adding a helicopter to the fleet has many more benefits than that. "It means an invaluable resource that can truly expedite a search and rescue mission and life saving type scenario," Fogg said. The program now has two volunteer helicopters that ...


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Jan
28
2012

Heli-Expo Preview: Helicopter Industry To Gather in Dallas in February

Posted by jhadmin

Heli-Expo Preview: Helicopter Industry To Gather in Dallas in February
Aviation International News
From Aviation International News
Organizers are expecting 18000 visitors, 600 exhibitors and 65 helicopters on display. A cornucopia of copters and rotorcraft-related gizmos, conference sessions and conversations awaits attendees at the Helicopter Association International's annual ...


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