April 19, 2011, Arlington, Va. - EADS North America this week is conducting flight demonstrations of its company-funded Armed Aerial Scout 72X (AAS-72X) helicopter at the Nashville International Airport this week to coincide with a nearby military aviation exposition.
March 18, 2011, Pitt Meadows, B.C. - An Air Ambulance clipped telephone wires while trying to fly out a man who injured his back Wednesday afternoon while pruning trees in Pitt Meadows.
March 16, 2011, Mesa, Ariz. - MD Helicopters, Inc. has been awarded a $186 million contract from the Department of the Army for its Rotary Wing Primary Training Aircraft (RWPTA) to be used in Shindand, Afghanistan.
March 16, 2011, Coppell, Tx. - NVision's HandHeld laser scanner is being used by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] engineers at its Missiles and Fire Control business to assure the fit of accessories to aircraft exteriors and interiors is positioned perfectly the first time.
March 8, 2011 — The Timken Company hosts former U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 4, Jim Hardy, at its 2011 Heli-Expo exhibit #1306, March 6-7, 2011 in Orlando, Fla. Timken invites attendees and exhibitors at the show to meet Hardy and hear his story first-hand.
Feb. 25, 2011, Yuma, Ariz. - Kaman Aerospace Corporation and the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) recently made aviation history with the Unmanned K-MAX helicopter by successfully completing multiple guided airdrops via sling load at 10,000 ft above sea level.
Feb. 22, 2011, Dallas, Tx. - Commander Stewart Ross Graham, a Founding Member of Twirly Birds, will be the honored guest during the annual meeting of the Twirly Birds to be held during the HAI Heli-Expo at the Orlando Florida Rosen Centre Hotel, Signature Room 1, on Sunday, 6 March beginning at 1700 hours. Commander Graham, USCG, (Ret.) first soloed in a helicopter in 1943 and signed the original membership roll helping form Twirly Birds in 1945.
Feb. 15, 2011, Washington, D.C. - Aircraft and helicopter programs of Boeing Co. receive funding boosts in Pentagon’s $671 billion request for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1., the first year of what the Defense Department is calling ‘modest’’ growth through 2016.
Jan. 26, 2011, Mesa, Ariz. - A Joint Tactical Radio Internet-Protocol (IP) communications network has successfully transmitted data and video to ground-based radios from its first airborne platform.
Courage, resourcefulness, teamwork.
Sept. 29, 2010, Montreal - CAE today announced it has won defence contracts valued at more than C$75 million. Contracts include upgrading visual and display systems at the German Army Aviation School, renewing a long-term CF-18 systems engineering services agreement for the Canadian Forces, upgrading C-130J simulators for the U.K. Royal Air Force and upgrading a C-130H simulator for an undisclosed North African defence customer.
August 23, 2010, Shearwater, N.S. - A military spokesman says the fleet of 27 Sea King helicopters is not undergoing any special review, despite pilots making unexpected landings in fields outside Halifax twice in just over a week.
August 5, 2010, Panjawi, Afgh. - A Canadian Chinook helicopter was forced to make what military officials called a "hard landing" in southern Afghanistan Thursday, but no one was seriously injured.
An outstanding, time-tested design: it’s the determining factor behind the success of every great rotary aircraft, and in the case of the Boeing-Vertol CH-47 Chinook, it’s precisely why this versatile, twin-engine tandem rotor heavy cargo helicopter continues to shine on the world stage.
Jan. 28, 2010, Ottawa – People injured in Canada's hinterlands and survivors of disasters like the Haitian earthquake have another reason to be thankful for air force rescue: medical technicians are being added to flight crews.
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