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Archive: March 2012


Mar
31
2012

Sikorsky Innovations Signs on as First Rotorcraft Member of the Lindbergh ...

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From PR Newswire (press r
STRATFORD, Conn., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Innovations has announced its support of the Aviation Green?? Alliance by becoming its first rotorcraft member and one of its first founding sponsors. Sikorsky Innovations is Sikorsky Aircraft's ...


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Mar
30
2012

Jury finds engine problem caused '08 helicopter crash

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Jury finds engine problem caused '08 helicopter crash
AvStop Aviation News
From The Trinity Journal
The verdict contradicts findings from the National Transportation Safety Board that the helicopter's owner, Carson Helicopters, was primarily at fault for misinformation in weight documents that led to it being overweight. The case went to trial as a ...


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Mar
30
2012

Poland Opens Tender for New Multi-Purpose Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Poland Opens Tender for New Multi-Purpose Helicopters
defpro
From defpro
29, Siemoniak said: ???The tender will be opened today,??? and described the move as a first step to replace the Polish Armed Forces' ageing fleet of 250 Soviet-era helicopters. The Polish Army currently operates a fleet of different Mil helicopter types, ...


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Mar
30
2012

Helicopter crash near Canmore

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Helicopter crash near Canmore
Globe and Mail
From Calgary Herald
The crash, involving a helicopter operated by Kananaskis Mountain Helicopters and flown by Kananaskis Heli Tours, occurred shortly before noon. It was reported to Canmore RCMP about 1 pm The aircraft was taking the passengers on a sightseeing tour of ...


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Mar
30
2012

Canadian Helicopters reports record 2011 year-end results

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Canadian Helicopters reports record 2011 year-end results
Canadian Skies
From Canadian Skies
MONTREAL, March 27, 2012 - Canadian Helicopters Group Inc. (TSX: CHL.A, CHL.B) (???the Company???), an international provider of helicopter ransportation and related support services, today announced its financial and operating results for the fourth ...


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Mar
30
2012

Helicopter Pilot succumbs to injuries

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Helicopter Pilot succumbs to injuries
CTV.ca
From CTV.ca
Five people were onboard the aircraft, operated by Kananaskis Mountain Helicopters, at the time of the crash. The area is remote and rescuers were not able to land at the site. "Safety's number one. Safety to the rescue team and safety for the people ...


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Mar
30
2012

Poland Opens Tender for New Multi-Purpose Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Poland Opens Tender for New Multi-Purpose Helicopters
defpro
From defpro
29, Siemoniak said: ???The tender will be opened today,??? and described the move as a first step to replace the Polish Armed Forces' ageing fleet of 250 Soviet-era helicopters. The Polish Army currently operates a fleet of different Mil helicopter types, ...


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Mar
30
2012

HAI in Chile for FIDAE

Posted by jhadmin

From Helicopter Association International
Orozco and York have joined forces with Association of Chilean Helicopters (ACHHEL) President Jos?? de la Fuente and a group of the Chilean helicopter association's directors and members to distribute safety information and promotional material about ...


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Mar
30
2012

THE BOEING COMPANY : Boeing to Showcase Rotorcraft, Training and Surveillance ...

Posted by jhadmin

From 4-traders
NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 30, 2012 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] will focus on the innovative and enduring capabilities of a wide array of aviation, training, support and technology solutions at the 2012 Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) ...


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Mar
30
2012

Thousands Visit HAI at Sun 'N Fun

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From Helicopter Association International
Others have had questions about adding a rotorcraft certificate. Instructors Andrew Mann, Steve Johnson, and Mike Arditi from HAI member Bristow Academy have been on hand to answer those questions. In addition, HAI Director of Communications and PR ...


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Mar
30
2012

NIGHTLINE, INC. LAUNCHES NEW NIGHT VISION REPAIR LOANER PROGRAM

Posted by jhadmin

MOUNTAIN CITY, TN, MARCH 30, 2012. In an effort to keep our pilots flying at night, Nightline has launched their new night vision goggle loaner program. Nightline Aviator’s goggles are available for use while customer’s goggles are undergoing their required 180 day checks. Nightline, Inc., a US Small Business Administration HUBZone certified, veteran-owned defense company, and a global supplier of Generation III Night Vision Equipment, is a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Repair Station (Certificate #8NLR650B), in accordance with Part 145 regulations.



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Mar
30
2012

AgustaWestland Congratulates Royal Canadian Air Force Helicopter SAR Crew for Winning International Award

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AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica Company, extends congratulations to the members of Royal Canadian Air Force 442 Squadron at CFB Comox, on winning the SAR Award for Operational Rescue Excellence at the 2012 Shephard’s Search and Rescue Conference in Dublin.



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Tags: Agusta Westland AW957
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Mar
30
2012

MUSTANG SURVIVAL SHOWCASES NEW AVIATION RESCUE SWIMMER DRY SUIT AT AAAA FORUM AND EXPO

Posted by jhadmin

March 29, 2012 (Bellingham, WA) – Mustang Survival will be showcasing its latest and most innovative aviation rescue swimmer dry suit at the Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) Forum and Exposition from April 1 - 4 in Nashville, Tennessee. This is the annual keystone event for aviation professionals and academics to learn and discuss the latest issues and technologies relevant to the aviation industry.



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Tags: Mustang Survival
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Mar
30
2012

US Army Charts Path To New Rotorcraft

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US Army Charts Path To New Rotorcraft
Aviation Week
From Aviation Week
By Graham Warwick After decades waiting in the wings, the rotorcraft R&D community is mobilizing to develop what could become the US Army's first clean-sheet design since the 1970s. The Joint Multi Role (JMR) concept evolved from an exhaustive analysis ...


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Mar
30
2012

ANNOUNCEMENT - Colorado HeliOps Hosts Collision Avoidance Forum

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You Are Invited To An Open Forum To Discuss Possible New Collision Avoidance Procedures And Guidelines That The GA Community Can Mutually Create And Adopt To Improve The Safety Margin In The Aviation Practice Area Bounded By LMO, EIK, BJC, And BDU.



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Mar
30
2012

French firms focus on India

Posted by jhadmin

From UPI.com
Scale models of its AS550 C3 Fennec, AS565 MBe Naval Panther and EC725 rotorcraft -- all of which have been proposed for Indian military program -- were put on display. "As India looks to upgrade its military rotorcraft fleets, Eurocopter is the one ...


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Mar
30
2012

'Protectionism won't benefit Indian defence industry'

Posted by jhadmin

From TwoCircles.net
This apart, Eurocopter also hopes to sell 56 H-65 light-medium helicopters to the Indian Navy and 16 to the Coast Guard, from which it is also hoping for an order of 18 of the heavier Super Puma/Cougar rotorcraft. The Fennec, in fact, ...


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Mar
30
2012

Protectionism won't benefit Indian defence industry: Lutz Bertling, CEO ...

Posted by jhadmin

From Economic Times
This apart, Eurocopter also hopes to sell 56 H-65 light-medium helicopters to the Indian Navy and 16 to the Coast Guard, from which it is also hoping for an order of 18 of the heavier Super Puma/Cougar rotorcraft. The Fennec, in fact, ...


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Mar
30
2012

Helicopter Industry Call to Action!

Posted by jhadmin

Unfortunately the amendment passed along with the surface transportation bill on March 14. However, there is still a chance to stop this measure which would give the National Park Service unprecedented power to curtail air tour operations.



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Tags: alexander amendment HAI law operators tour
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Mar
30
2012

'Protectionism won't benefit Indian defence industry'

Posted by jhadmin

From Newstrack India
This apart, Eurocopter also hopes to sell 56 H-65 light-medium helicopters to the Indian Navy and 16 to the Coast Guard, from which it is also hoping for an order of 18 of the heavier Super Puma/Cougar rotorcraft. The Fennec, in fact, ...


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Mar
29
2012

French Helicopter Lobby Raises Alarm over Strict Operating Rules

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From Aviation International News
About 600 commercial and private helicopters currently fly in France, according to the association. ???We are talking about the survival of the French helicopter operator industry,??? Dominique Orbec, UFH president, emphasized during a press briefing ...


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Mar
29
2012

GE engine faulted for helicopter crash that killed 9

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GE engine faulted for helicopter crash that killed 9
AvStop Aviation News
From Ashland Daily Tidings
The verdict flies in the face of the National Transportation Safety Board's 2010 conclusion that Merlin-based Carson Helicopters' deliberate understatement of the weight of its Sikorsky S-61N helicopter by more than 1000 pounds and lapses in safety ...


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Mar
29
2012

Eurocopter showcases popular helicopters at ABACE 2012

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Eurocopter showcases popular helicopters at ABACE 2012
Aviation International News
From Avionics Intelligence
We anticipate that China will need about 1000 helicopters in the next 10 years, of which 10 percent could be business and private helicopters,??? said Eurocopter China CEO Bruno Boulnois. Eurocopter, looking to take ???luxury helicopter travel??? one step ...


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Mar
29
2012

Goodrich to Showcase Advanced Helicopter Systems at Army Aviation Association ...

Posted by jhadmin

From MarketWatch (pre
Currently used on US Army UH-60 Black Hawk and AH-64 Apache helicopters, these affordable systems provide visual and audio alerts to the helicopter crew through onboard avionics. Goodrich is at the forefront of rotorcraft technology around the world ...


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Mar
29
2012

Canadian Helicopters looking for deals around the world, shares up on strong ...

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Canadian Helicopters looking for deals around the world, shares up on strong ...
Proactive Investors USA & Canada
From Winnipeg Free Pre
Wall told a conference call with financial analysts that the company was looking at a number of opportunities, but cautioned the helicopter charter company didn't have anything to announce yet. "We're working on a couple of potential acquisitions, ...


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Mar
29
2012

Preview calendar: Dance, galleries and museums for March 29-April 4

Posted by jhadmin

From North County Times
Classic Rotors: The Rare & Vintage Rotorcraft Museum ---- More than 35 historical helicopters and rotorcraft; 10 am-4 pm Fridays and Saturdays; Ramona Airport, 2898 Montecito Road, Hangar "G" (please dial 760-650-9257 at the gate for access); ...


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Mar
29
2012

Sikorsky Innovations Signs on as First Rotorcraft Member of the Lindbergh ...

Posted by jhadmin

From Avionics Intelligenc
Sikorsky Innovations has announced its support of the Aviation Green?? Alliance by becoming its first rotorcraft member and one of its first founding sponsors. Sikorsky Innovations is Sikorsky Aircraft's technology development organization, charged with ...


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Mar
28
2012

Sikorsky Innovations Signs on as First Rotorcraft Member of the Lindbergh ...

Posted by jhadmin

From Helicopter Associati
STRATFORD, Conn., March 28, 2012 ??? Sikorsky Innovations has announced its support of the Aviation Green?? Alliance by becoming its first rotorcraft member and one of its first founding sponsors. Sikorsky Innovations is Sikorsky Aircraft's technology ...


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Mar
28
2012

Business hopes take flight at air conference

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Business hopes take flight at air conference
China Daily
From China Daily
[Photo/Agencies] "At the onset, the demand in China favored larger jets and rotorcraft, but our manufacturers report that they are starting to see demand pick up for medium and small jets, as well as many training airplanes," Caroline Daniels, ...


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Mar
28
2012

Mobile Link Firmware 2.0 Update Adds Lightning Data, GPS Location Support and More

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March 27, 2012, Huntsville, AL – Baron Services, Inc., a leading weather technology company, announced today that a free firmware update will be released for its popular Mobile Link device on April 10, 2012.



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Tags: WxWorks
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