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Canadian engine flies Chinese attack helicopter

Canadian engine flies Chinese attack helicopter

31-Jul-2009Source: Canada.com

China’s newest attack helicopter is powered by Canadian-built engines, a development military analysts say could spark a backlash against Canada’s aerospace industry from U.S. lawmakers concerned about technology being transferred into the wrong hands.... Read more

Trinidad and Tobago Orders Four AW139 Helicopters

Trinidad and Tobago Orders Four AW139 Helicopters

31-Jul-2009Source: AgustaWestland

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the government of Trinidad and Tobago has signed a contract to purchase four AW139 medium twin turbine helicopters. Trinidad and Tobago’s Air Guard (TTAG) will establish a dedicated unit to use these helicopters for search and rescue, surface surveillance, law enforcement, drug interdiction and disaster relief... Read more

Raytheon tapped for Royal Australian Navy AS350BA fleet support

Raytheon tapped for Royal Australian Navy AS350BA fleet support

30-Jul-2009Source: Rotorhub

Raytheon Australia has been tapped to provide in-service support for the Royal Australian Navy’s Aerospatiale AS350BA Squirrel helicopters through to their planned life of type with an initial five year contract announced 29 July.... Read more

EADS North America’s LUH platform meets key U.S. Army armed aerial scout performance requirement

EADS North America’s LUH platform meets key U.S. Army armed aerial scout performance requirement

30-Jul-2009Source: EADS

EADS North America today announced it has completed a series of successful “high/hot” flight demonstrations of its UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) platform.... Read more

Tigres arrive in Afghanistan

Tigres arrive in Afghanistan

28-Jul-2009Source: Rotorhub

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Lockheed Martin Awarded $142M Arrowhead Production Contract

Lockheed Martin Awarded $142M Arrowhead Production Contract

28-Jul-2009Source: Lockheed Martin

The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] a $142 million follow-on production contract for the Apache Arrowhead system, the combat-proven, Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) for the AH-64D Apache attack helicopter.... Read more

Boeing Observes 45th Anniversary of Sea Knight Helicopter First Flight

Boeing Observes 45th Anniversary of Sea Knight Helicopter First Flight

28-Jul-2009Source: Boeing

The Boeing Company recognizes the service of the CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter, which completed its first flight 45 years ago this month. One hundred sixty-eight of the 624 aircraft originally produced remain in operation with the U.S. Marine Corps and are still maintained by Boeing.... Read more

MH-60T moves towards service entry

MH-60T moves towards service entry

24-Jul-2009Source: Rotorhub

The United States Coast Guard says its Jayhawk update will extend the aircraft’s life to 2027. The Coast Guard’s Acquisition Directorate the programme will update 42 Jayhawk Medium Range Recovery helicopters with the first one to enter operational service in September.... Read more

New Zealand's UH-1 'Hueys' in amphibious debut

New Zealand's UH-1 'Hueys' in amphibious debut

24-Jul-2009Source: Flightglobal

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Macedonia reveals Mi-24V "Alexander" upgrade

Macedonia reveals Mi-24V "Alexander" upgrade

24-Jul-2009Source: Air Serbia

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Royal Navy take top award at Air Tattoo

Royal Navy take top award at Air Tattoo

22-Jul-2009Source: Rotorhub

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Rescue helicopter crewmen honoured for their bravery

Rescue helicopter crewmen honoured for their bravery

22-Jul-2009Source: Aberdeen Press & Journal

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EADS delivers first UH-72A for basing outside of continental US

EADS delivers first UH-72A for basing outside of continental US

21-Jul-2009Source: EADS

The first two EADS North America-built UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopters to be based outside of the continental United States have been delivered to the U.S. Army for operations in Puerto Rico.... Read more

Historic All-Female Crew To Pilot Marine One

Historic All-Female Crew To Pilot Marine One

17-Jul-2009Source: New York Daily News

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Black Hawk frowned upon, but British Army left with little choice in Afghanistan

Black Hawk frowned upon, but British Army left with little choice in Afghanistan

16-Jul-2009Source: The Times

The image of the head of the Army having to fly in an American Black Hawk because there is no British helicopter available for him to visit the troops in Afghanistan has widened the political divide on the issue at Westminster.... Read more

Northrop Grumman Fire Scout Aircraft Provided a Real-time Video Feed

Northrop Grumman Fire Scout Aircraft Provided a Real-time Video Feed

16-Jul-2009Source: Northrop Grumman

A Northrop Grumman Corporation-developed (NYSE:NOC) MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Takeoff and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VTUAV) testing in the U.S. provided a real-time video feed of electro-optical/ infrared sensor (EO/IR) imagery to participants at the Paris Air Show recently.... Read more

South Carolina welcomes the Longbow

South Carolina welcomes the Longbow

13-Jul-2009Source: US National Guard

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Netherlands first NH90 arrives at De Kooy for training

Netherlands first NH90 arrives at De Kooy for training

11-Jul-2009Source: Den Helder Actueel

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Canada reaches deal on 16 additional Chinooks

Canada reaches deal on 16 additional Chinooks

10-Jul-2009Source: National Post

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Bolivian Air Force adds two Eurocopter AS350s

Bolivian Air Force adds two Eurocopter AS350s

10-Jul-2009Source: Los Tiempos

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Eurocopter Rotor – July/August 2009 edition

Eurocopter Rotor – July/August 2009 edition

10-Jul-2009Source: Eurocopter

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First three UH-72A Lakotas arrive at Fort Rucker

First three UH-72A Lakotas arrive at Fort Rucker

9-Jul-2009Source: Southeast Sun

The first three UH-72 helicopters arrived at Fort Rucker’s Air Ambulance Detachment at Cairns Army Airfield Wednesday afternoon.... Read more

Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron HSM-71 Completes Maiden Deployment

Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron HSM-71 Completes Maiden Deployment

8-Jul-2009Source: US Navy

In 2007 the squadron was comprised of two aircraft and a handful of personnel. Now it has more than 270 Sailors and 11 MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopters. HSM-71 serves aboard Stennis and mans detachments aboard USS Antietam (CG 54), USS Preble (DDG 88) and USS Kidd (DDG 100).... Read more

First flight of AW149 delayed to year-end

First flight of AW149 delayed to year-end

7-Jul-2009Source: Aviaport

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Indiana Guard helicopter unit leaving for Iraq

Indiana Guard helicopter unit leaving for Iraq

6-Jul-2009Source: Herald Bulletin

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France to Give Eurocopter Tiger Helicopters to Pakistan

France to Give Eurocopter Tiger Helicopters to Pakistan

6-Jul-2009Source: Pro-Pakistan

France has agreed to provide Tigre Attack helicopter to Pakistan in line with its growing use against the foreign financed terrorists operating in tribal areas of Pakistan.... Read more

Australia flags Tiger progressive upgrade

Australia flags Tiger progressive upgrade

2-Jul-2009Source: Rotorhub

The Australian Department of Defence is flagging emerging plans for a progressive upgrade to its Eurocopter Tiger armed reconnaissance helicopters.... Read more

Brazilian Military Police to purchase four Eurocopter AS350s

Brazilian Military Police to purchase four Eurocopter AS350s

1-Jul-2009Source: Desastres Aereos News

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