Industry

JULY

Luxury Helicopter: The Sikorsky S-92

Sikorsky is world-renowned for revolutionary aviation models and versatile helicopters; the Sikorsky S-92 VVIP Configuration is designed as a multi-mission aircraft, the S-92 can be configured as pleased with seat customisation, toilet and even shower possibilities. Sikorsky describes this aircraft as “the most advanced aircraft in Sikorsky’s civil product line, certified to the most stringent […]

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JULY

When it comes to flight suits

Flight Suit throughout History A pilot’s in flight clothing has come a long way since the first aircrafts were developed. Earlier planes with open cockpits made it quite mandatory for pilots to wear warm clothing. Plus, the need for multiple pockets with closures was also apparent. During WWI, several flight jackets were developed that were […]

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JULY

Luxury Helicopter: The EC 135 (Hermès)

As described by Eurocopter, this aircraft is a proven light twin helicopter featuring the latest advancements in technology, unparalleled reliability, and efficient costs of operation. The interior is as impeccable as the lining of an Hermès jacket, perfect even down to the invisible stitching! It is covered throughout in noble materials that are as dependable […]

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JUNE

Buying a helicopter: Some useful guidelines

First if you are unsure about the type of aircraft you want, have you ever considered chartering? That could be a great way to try different types of helicopters, as well as offer flexibility and freedom. “I am planning to fly around 50-75 hours this year, should I buy my own helicopter?” Well under 150 […]

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JUNE

Do you text and fly?

In 2011, in United States, a medical helicopter crashed, running out of fuel, killing the pilot and the three people on board. Minutes before the crash, the pilot was having a conversation via texting, which is against the Federal Aviation Administration rules. In this case, we can assume that the pilot was distracted by his conversation, […]

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JUNE

Helicopter Maintenance

“he who inspecteth not his aircraft gives his angels cause to concern him”. Helicopters accidents can be caused by a variety of factors including equipment failure, weather, and unfortunately, human errors while performing maintenance. Helicopters definitely depend on maintenance and when it is not properly done, maintenance related accidents are more likely going to happen. […]

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JUNE

2013-2017: Honeywell forecasts strong helicopter demand

According to Honeywell’s 15th Turbine-Powered Civilian Helicopter Purchase Outlook report, the global deliveries of new civilian-use helicopter will increase between 2013-2017 and could reach up to a total of 5,600, with delivery rates expected to reach 1,000 units per year. This increase in deliveries is expected worldwide, even in North America where an improvement in […]

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