Source: CBC, 01-Feb-12
The crews wanted cold weather, and they got plenty of it. Temperatures in the town have been well below –40 for the past few weeks and there have even been record blizzards. Winds gusting up to 100 km/hr get the crew grounded for three days. (see full story) Eurocopter photos are not from Inuvik!!
Source: Carter Aerospace, 29-Jan-11
Wichita Falls, TX – Carter Aerospace Development, LLC (Carter Aerospace), a wholly owned subsidiary of Carter Aviation Technologies, LLC (Carter) of Wichita Falls, TX is announcing that they have completed the first phase of flight-testing of their new Personal Air Vehicle (PAV). The PAV began flight-testing in October 2010 with the goal of testing and [...]
Source: Mornington Sandford Aviation, 08-Nov-10
by Richard Mornington-Sanford Not so long ago, if I had asked Frank Robinson whether there would be a turbine-engine powered Robinson helicopter, Frank would have said: “You know, Dick, that turbine engine is just too damned expensive.” The phrase ‘never say never’ comes to mind as I start a pre-flight inspection with Doug Tompkins, Robinson [...]
Source: Carter Aerospace, 27-Oct-10
Wichita Falls, TX – Carter Aerospace Development, LLC (Carter Aerospace), a wholly owned subsidiary of Carter Aviation Technologies, LLC (Carter) of Wichita Falls, TX is announcing that they have received a Special Airworthiness Certificate from the FAA for their Personal Air Vehicle (PAV) to begin flight-testing. The PAV is Carter’s second generation, proof-of-concept (POC), air [...]
Source: AVE, 01-Oct-10
nsurance company “Innogarant has provided insurance protection Ka-226T Kamov during trials in India. The total sum insured under the contract amounted to more than 169.8 million rubles – $5.55 Million at today’s rates
Source: DLR, 05-Nov-09
The use of two active sidesticks and the resulting total replacement of the conventional helicopter control system are new. In 2007, DLR tested the right-hand sidestick in flight and is now setting new benchmarks with the first flight to use two sidesticks.
Source: Vertical, 26-May-09