Aviation International News June 2005

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Oct 16, 2006 - 10:56 AM
Forty years after its June 1965 first flight, the Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander remains in production, and more than 800 of the 1,250-plus airplanes deliver
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Oct 16, 2006 - 10:48 AM
It’s one of the world’s more exclusive clubs, made up of pilots whose job in the growing world of luxury superyachts is helicopter operations.<br /> <br /
Oct 16, 2006 - 9:19 AM
Dundee, Scotland-born David Paris, 55, joined the Royal Navy in January 1967, for an eight-year hitch as a pilot.
Oct 16, 2006 - 9:13 AM
Every customer who signed up for the 427 IFR model has swallowed the premium associated with upgrading to the bigger 429.
Oct 16, 2006 - 9:11 AM
Bell says its new anti-torque system will offer directional control, reductions in main rotor speed and noise and higher cruise speeds–up to 170 knots.
Oct 16, 2006 - 9:07 AM
Bell’s 429 IFR light twin caused quite a stir at its February launch.
Oct 16, 2006 - 8:43 AM
India’s Dhruv medium twin has reportedly impressed state oil corporation ONGC, which manufacturer Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) says has a pressing need for
Oct 16, 2006 - 8:40 AM
Texas-based Sky Helicopters has opened new buildings at its Garland/DFW Heliport in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
Oct 16, 2006 - 8:39 AM
Kamov delivered two more Ka-32A11BCs to Spain’s Helisureste on April 22, when mixed Russian-Spanish crews ferried the helicopters to Spain from Kamov’s fli
Oct 16, 2006 - 8:38 AM
A French Internet spare parts supplier claims to save customers up to 25 percent on their repair bills.