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  • Sikorsky unveils S-97 for high-speed scout and attack helicopter contest


    Building on the record-breaking X2 demonstrator, Sikorsky has launched the S-97 Raider programme to fly and test a high-speed scout and attack helicopter ...


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  • Sikorsky unveils S-97 for high-speed scout and attack helicopter contest


    Building on the record-breaking X2 demonstrator, Sikorsky has launched the S-97 Raider programme to fly and test a...


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  • Sikorsky unveils S-97 for high-speed scout and attack helicopter contest

    News | 20 Oct 2010 20:36 | Stephen Trimble

    Building on the record-breaking X2 demonstrator, Sikorsky has launched the S-97 Raider programme to fly and test a high-speed scout and attack helicopter ...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sikorsky-unveils-S-97-for-high-speed-scout-and-attack-helicopter-contest-348764/
  • Civil simulators special: High-end helicopter simulation comes of age

    News | 27 Apr 2009 12:00 | Jeffrey Decker

    Fixed-wing simulators have long been part of mainstream training, but rotorcraft devices are only now making their markhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Civil-simulators-special-High-end-helicopter-simulation-comes-of-age-325613/
  • Pictures: PremiAir takes over London's Battersea heliport from Weston in von Essen contract

    News | 12 Feb 2007 14:29 | Kate Sarsfield

    <P><A href="http://www.premiair.co.uk/" target=_blank>UK&nbsp;helicopter charter and management company PremiAir</A> has clinched an exclusive contract to operate London's only commercial heliport at Battersea. <BR><BR>The deal was awarded to PremiAir by luxury hotel company <A href="http://www.vonessenhotels.co.uk/" target=_blank>von&nbsp;Essen Hotels</A>, which acquired the freehold site from London heliport's former operator Weston Group. Weston acquired the heliport in 2003 from Harrods owner Mohamed Al Fayed .<BR><BR>The latest deal comes as the heliport, which records around 1,000 movements a month, undergoes a major expansion programme including a new luxury hotel adjacent to the site and a new aircraft terminal.<BR><BR>PremiAir managing director David McRobert says:&nbsp; "Since 1959, 'Battersea' has offered vital helicopter access to the UK's capital city for business, leisure, police and air ambulance uses. Following many years of uncertainty at Battersea, this move demonstrahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Pictures-PremiAir-takes-over-Londons-Battersea-heliport-from-Weston-in-von-Essen-contract-212055/
  • Von Essen books in helicopters

    News | 22 Aug 2006 00:00

    <p>UK private air charter company von Essen Aviation has purchased four new helicopters: a Sikorsky S-76 and three Eurocopter Twin Squirrels. Von Essen already has two S-76s, a Bell 222 and two Twin Squirrels operated alongside a single Beechcraft Premier I business jet.</p><p>Part of the luxury von Essen hotel chain, von Essen Aviation in association with PremiAir Aviation Services offers helicopter transfers as part of its luxury break offering, starting from £1,850 ($3,500) for a flight for four people.</p><p>Von Essen's Sikorsky S-76s feature leather interiors and mini-bars. "Customer demand for private helicopter charter from both the business and leisure sectors has really been the driving force behind the expansion of our air fleet," says Greg Ward, executive director of sales and marketing for von Essen.</p>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Von-Essen-books-in-helicopters-208576/
  • Flying helicopters: fulfilling the dream of a lifetime

    News | 11 Oct 2005 00:00

    Mark Holmes is chief flying instructor at Direct Helicopters based at Southend, UK. He has been in the industry for 17 years and recently completed his 3,000th hour of instructionhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Flying-helicopters-fulfilling-the-dream-of-a-lifetime-202061/
  • Farnborough 2004 - Air Methods to launch Bell 427i

    News | 27 Jul 2004 00:00

    <p>US medical transport specialist Air Methods has been designated launch customer for the Bell 427i after placing an order for 15 of the twin-turbine light helicopters. The agreement allows Air Methods to trade in up to 15 of its 22 Bell 222 twins at guaranteed minimum residual values.</p> <p>Bell formally launched development of the instrument flight rules version of the 427 last month after signing collaboration agreements with airframe partner Korea Aerospace Industries and Japanese sale agent Mitsui Bussan Aerospace. The company has 47 orders, with 20 more expected by year-end.</p> <p>US certification is set for the fourth quarter of 2006, with deliveries from the fourth quarter of 2007. Air Methods will receive a minimum of three helicopters a year to replace the two-patient 222s used in air medical transport for US hospitals.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Farnborough-2004-Air-Methods-to-launch-Bell-427i-185158/