Category Archive: BLOG

Apr 03

Airbus Helicopters to Support Spanish Traffic Dept

Airbus Helicopters has signed a contract with the Spanish Traffic Department to supply a total of seven helicopters: four AS355NP Ecureuils and three EC135s, with the latter aircraft to be operated by Spain’s National Police Force. Delivery will begin in 2014 with one EC135 and one AS355NP and will be completed in 2016.   READ MORE (From …

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Apr 03

Rolls Royce Engine Upgrade Saves Air Force $2B

Rolls Royce completed the first ground test involving its upgraded T56 jet engine for the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) WP-3D aircraft, showing a reduction in fuel use of over 13 percent. The upgraded T56, which Rolls-Royce labels the Series 3.5 upgrade,is already part of planning discussions by the U.S. Air Force for the introduction …

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