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Apr
20
2015

OEM Action 2015

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2015 promises to be an exciting year in helicopter development, as OEMs push the envelope on advanced technologies to deliver more speed, higher flight ceilings, and improved fuel efficiency. Here are some of the most exciting trends to watch for over the next 12 months, some of which will be seen at Heli-Expo 2015. [Read More...]

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Mar
30
2015

MAVERICK HELICOPTERS Bold Name, Bold Company

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In 1995, former U.S. Army helicopter pilot Greg Rochna, along with his wife Brenda, made a decision to try and build a better helicopter tour company in a very competitive market. It was a bold mission, considering that the Las Vegas/Grand Canyon helicopter tour market was well established and dominated by several mature players. As it turns out, the couple’s decision to start Maverick Helicopters was one of the best business decisions of their lives. [Read More...]

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Feb
23
2015

X-COPTER ‘TOUCH & GO’ SIMULATION

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At HAI HELI-EXPO 2014, we all experienced the buzz of helicopter flight simulation. It is apparent that simulators are being seriously ogled for their technological advancements and safety benefits by primary flight training organizations and commercial operators alike. Just a few decades ago, only the military was able to utilize what was extraordinarily expensive training equipment. Today, computer science advancements and exponential growth in markets like offshore oil and gas exploration have seeded the proliferation of high-quality, affordable simulation technologies. Recently, I had the opportunity to fly one of the simulators that created so much buzz at last year’s Heli-Expo: X-Copter. [Read More...]



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Feb
16
2015

US Naval Helicopter Training: Going Vertical!

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 Naval aviation has a long and rich history. But it was not until nearly 40 years after its birth [Read More...]

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Jan
19
2015

Dallas Avionics - 41 Years Young and Full of Character

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 As I drive down a long straight road through an industrial park looking for Dallas Avionics, I [Read More...]

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Dec
12
2014

Dean Atchison and Spectrum Aeromed: A Humble Leader’s Company Boldly Impacts an Industry

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  It was not what I was expecting. When I showed up at Spectrum Aeromed’s 17,000 sq. ft. [Read More...]

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Dec
04
2014

When Every Second Counts - ShandsCair is There

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 Blue and orange whizzing by is a familiar site in Gainesville, Florida. On a fall Saturday, it can [Read More...]

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Oct
16
2014

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Department Aviation Section

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Upon arrival at the Hillsborough County (Florida) Sheriff's Office Aviation Unit, you immediately [Read More...]

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Sep
18
2014

Erickson Lifts: Oracle Boat Sails into Retirement

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Just days prior to its rendezvous with destiny, on a “clear-blue-22” day, the Erickson Aircrane made its 350-mile journey from Central Point, Oregon, and lumbered into the San Francisco Bay area, flying past such national icons as Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary. Its destination: San Carlos Airport in the heart of Silicon Valley. Its mission: to preserve — and make — history. [Read More...]

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Aug
28
2014

U.S. Army UH-72A - High Desert "Dust Off"

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U.S. ARMY UH-72A HIGH DESERT DUST OFFby Lyn Burks The US Army National Training Center (NTC) [Read More...]

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