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February 20, 2007, 3:49 AM

Poor execution of autorotation landings, onto rough or too-soft terrain and into objects, accounted for a disproportionate number of injuries and deaths in helicopter accidents last year, according to safety analyst Robert E. Breiling Associates of Boca Raton, Fla.

February 20, 2007, 3:44 AM

If ever there was a time for rotorcraft to prove their worth, it was during these past five weeks assisting in the relief effort for victims of the Southeast Asia tsunami.

February 20, 2007, 3:37 AM

Lebanese military officials took delivery of two Robinson R44 Raven II helicopters at the company’s manufacturing facility in Torrance, Calif., last month.

February 20, 2007, 3:31 AM

Shirley, N.Y.-based Naasco Northeast Corp. (Booth No. 2238) recently received FAA approval for the overhaul and repair of Hartman A-1077 series relays, which are used on a variety of fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft and had previously been regarded as unrepairable.

February 19, 2007, 9:27 AM

Troutdale, Ore.-based Isolair (Booth No. 2528) plans to unveil its new 4600 Eliminator firefighting system here at Heli-Expo today.

February 19, 2007, 9:19 AM

The products division of Air Methods Corp. of Englewood, Colo., is displaying several products for three helicopter manufacturers here at Heli-Expo 2005.

February 19, 2007, 9:17 AM

Aerospace Filtration Systems (AFS), the St. Louis manufacturer of inlet barrier filter (IBF) systems for turbine-engine helicopters, has received supplemental type certificates (STCs) from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for IBFs on the Bell 407, 206L-3 and 206L-4.

February 19, 2007, 9:11 AM

Danish operator Air Alpha A/S announced that it has finalized details on the purchase of a Motus Bell 222 flight simulation device from Fidelity Flight Simulation.

February 19, 2007, 9:07 AM

Max-Viz is at Heli-Expo Booth No. 1469 to spread the word about its eight recently completed or in-progress enhanced vision system (EVS) STC programs for helicopters.

February 19, 2007, 6:54 AM

Unlike previous HAI Conventions, the fly-in of display aircraft for Heli-Expo’05 was anything but routine as pilots of incoming helos had to contend with not only restricted airspace but also blustery northeast Santa Ana winds that combined to complicate arrivals last Wednesday and Thursday.