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Sep
30
2014

Elbit Systems Performs Successful Demonstration Flights Using SkyVis™ Onboard Swiss Air-Rescue Rega AW-109SP Helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

Elbit Systems recently completed a series of successful helicopter flight tests in Zurich, using the SkyVis Day/Night Head Mounted Display (HMD) onboard an AW-109SP helicopter of the Swiss air rescue

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Sep
30
2014

IHST: 4 Documents Every Helicopter Pilot Needs to Read

Posted by jhadmin

Most of the time, getting back to basics can be a helicopter pilot’s best course of action during any stage of a flight. These documents, according to the safety experts at the International

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Sep
30
2014

FAA to Issue HEMS Rule Clarification

Posted by jhadmin

The FAA is expected to issue a clarification on Tuesday regarding one section of the Helicopter Air Ambulance, Commercial Helicopter, and Part 91 Helicopter Operations Rule, more commonly known as the

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Sep
29
2014

Rotorcraft rivals trade blows over US Army trainer buy

Posted by JH Admin

From Flightglobal Airbus Helicopters has defended the US Army's decision to purchase 155 of its rotorcraft to operate as trainers without running an open competition, despite a rival's bid

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Sep
29
2014

Exercise puts new helicopters to work

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Stuff.co.nz From Stuff.co.nz Eight helicopters will be rumbling across the skies of Marlborough and Kaikoura in the air force's largest annual helicopter training exercise. Exercise Blackbird

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Sep
29
2014

World Record Holder receives Heritage Award

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28 years after setting up a new absolute world speed record for helicopters that is still unbroken ,Westland Lynx G-LYNX at The Helicopter Museum in Weston-super-Mare has received a prestigious

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Sep
29
2014

700th AW139 Goes to Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd.

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Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland is pleased to announce it handed over two AW139 intermediate twin helicopters to Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd. of the Republic of Korea during a ceremony held at

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Sep
29
2014

Sikorsky S-92® Helicopter Marks a Decade of Trusted Service and Performance

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Stratford, Connecticut - Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced that September marks the 10-year anniversary of delivery of the first production S-92® helicopter. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of

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Sep
29
2014

COPTERSAFETY AW139 FULL FLIGHT SIMULATOR READY FOR TRAINING

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Helsinki Airport, Finland - Coptersafety Ltd is pleased to announcevthat its AW139 full flight simulator (FFS) received the EASA Level D certification from theFinnish CAA (Trafi) and is now ready for

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Sep
28
2014

Elite opens retail sim training center

Posted by JH Admin

From AOPA Pilot Some of the company's new rotorcraft models will also be available. Known formally as the Elite Simulation Training and Safety Management Centers, the concept is fairly

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Sep
28
2014

Navy sends replacement Sea King helicopter to HMCS Toronto

Posted by JH Admin

From CTV News The fleet of helicopters is 50 years old and they require extensive maintenance to remain operational. A week-long outage is nothing new, and critics say the helicopters are

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Sep
27
2014

AgustaWestland Lawsuit a Sign Of 'Frustration' With the US

Posted by JH Admin

From DefenseNews.com ???It had the best rotorcraft for the presidential helicopter and the program was canceled for political reasons. A few experiences like that make a company wonder

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Sep
27
2014

AgustaWestland Lawsuit a Sign Of 'Frustration' With the US

Posted by JH Admin

From DefenseNews.com ???It had the best rotorcraft for the presidential helicopter and the program was canceled for political reasons. A few experiences like that make a company wonder

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Sep
26
2014

Aerospace engineering's Palacios named top engineering educator under 40

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Penn State News From Penn State News Prior to joining the aerospace engineering faculty in 2013, he spent five years as a post-doctoral researcher at the Penn State Vertical Lift Research

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Sep
26
2014

Helicopter Market Demand Rises Worldwide

Posted by JH Admin

From The Guardian For instance, more than a third of 36 per cent of Latin American operators had plans to expand their rotorcraft fleets in 2014, closely followed by Asia with 29 per cent

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Sep
26
2014

Exclusive

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Reuters From India eyes Sikorsky helicopter, other big US arms buys - Reuters The Sikorsky deal would be one of several large U.S. arms purchases by India that are nearing completion,

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Sep
26
2014

TSO Approval Granted for Universal Avionics SCN 1001 / 1101

Posted by jhadmin

TUCSON, AZ – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted Technical Standard Order (TSO) approval for Universal Avionics SBAS-Flight Management System / Multi-Missions Management System (FMS

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Sep
26
2014

The Aero Design Cyclic Friction for the Bell 206/407 is now available through the Bell Helicopter Aeronautical Accessories brand.

Posted by jhadmin

Powell River, British Columbia, Canada - Aero Design Ltd. is pleased to announce that the Aero Design Cyclic Friction for the Bell 206B, 206L and Bell 407 is now available through Bell Helicopter’s

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Sep
26
2014

Part Life to Increase 30 Percent with Bell Helicopter Approval of LORD SPE IIA Elastomer

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Cary, N.C.– Bell Helicopter has approved the upgrade to LORD SPE IIA elastomer on the Bell 407 CF/lead lag bearing (407-310-102-101 and 407-310-102-103), an improvement that is expected to increase

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Sep
26
2014

DOT, FAA Approve Commercial UAV Exemptions

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As expected, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) and the FAA on Thursday approved exemptions for several aerial cinematography companies involved in the motion picture industry. In order to

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Sep
26
2014

AEM SHIPS NEW MCP01-000 to VIH AEROSPACE

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KELOWNA, BC – AEM Corp announced that they shipped their first batch of the newly designed and DO-160G qualified BELL 212 Master Caution Panels (MCP) to VIH Aerospace. This joint venture between AEM

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Sep
25
2014

Aerospace engineering's Palacios named top engineering educator under 40

Posted by JH Admin

Penn State News From Penn State News Prior to joining the aerospace engineering faculty in 2013, he spent five years as a post-doctoral researcher at the Penn State Vertical Lift Research

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Sep
25
2014

Arma 3's Helicopters DLC dated for November

Posted by JH Admin

IncGamers.com From IncGamers.com There'll be ten VR training missions for helicopters, five helicopter Time Trials (four of which will only be available to those with the Helicopters DLC),

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Sep
25
2014

FAA Reportedly Set to Issue UAV Exemptions

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Forbes Magazine reported on Wednesday that the FAAwill approve a request by seven aerial photography companies and theMotion Picture Association of America (MPAA) for an exemption to rulesthat

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Sep
25
2014

Bell Helicopter Makes First VIP Bell 429 Delivery in France at Monaco Yacht Show

Posted by jhadmin

Monaco, France (September 24, 2014) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT) announced Heli-Securite has taken delivery of the first VIP Bell 429 in France. The aircraft will be on

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Sep
25
2014

NASA Crashes Helicopter to Test Safety Improvements

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NASA researchers will drop a 45-foot-long helicopter fuselage from a height of about 30 feet for the second time in a year – all in the name of safety. News media representatives are invited to

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Sep
25
2014

AgustaWestland Applauds AMTC Award Winners

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Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland presented the AgustaWestland Transport Mechanic Award of Excellence to Stephen Nelson of Northwest MedStar/Metro Aviation at the Association of Air Medical Services

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Sep
25
2014

ELITE Sim Centers Grand Opening

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ORLANDO, Fl.  – ELITE Simulation Solutions announces the opening of the first international ELITE Simulation Training and Safety Management Centers™ known as ELITE Sim Centers™, in Orlando, Florida

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Sep
24
2014

Manufacturers Offer Vehicles That Travel Light

Posted by JH Admin

From DefenseNews.com The Army in recent weeks made public the requirements ??? though yet to be approved by the Army ??? for such an ultra-light combat vehicle (ULCV), sling-loadable by

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Sep
24
2014

Clip joint: helicopters

Posted by JH Admin

The Guardian (blog) From The Guardian (blog) Set against John Williams's iconic theme song, Jurassic Park has one of the most memorable helicopter scenes in modern film. En route to Isla

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