#HE11: Heli-Expo 2011 set to get underway in Orlando

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The new Robinson R66 will be just one of the many stars at this year’s Helicopter Association International’s trade show and exposition in Orlando, running 6-8 March.

Flight International gives a preview to the state of the state of the industry going into the show, as well as a peak into technology advances and the myriad uses of rotorcraft in our 1 March special feature. Links to the various features are below.

State of the State (by John Croft)

Next phase of Eurocopter X3 testing begins  (by Dan Thisdell)

Tech promise of Eurocopter X4 (by Dan Thisdell)

What’s up with the Vertical Lift Consortium?? (by Stephen Trimble)

R66 Test Flight (by Peter Gray)

Maryland EMS operator learns from mistakes (by Fran Fiorino)

Fun will Bill Richards – Using helos to make movies (by Alaina Mabaso)

Myself and Steve Trimble will be reporting live from the show on Twitter and on our blogs (As the Croft Flies and The DEW Line) as well as on the Flightglobal.com web page, using the #HE11 hashtag. 

Please drop us a line or a comment is there’s something at the show that you want to hear more about. 



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