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Helicopter News Year 2000





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Dec 21: RAH-66 with new Empennage completes First Flight
Dec 18: 30 more blackhawks for Colombia
Dec 15: US Army grounds all Apaches
Dec 13: V-22 grounded and production delayed [MV-22 Crash]
Dec 13: Polish Swidnik privatisation
Dec 12: Marines MV-22 Crashes in North Carolina [+ update]
Dec 12: Two rescue Sikorsky S-76C+ for China
Dec 07: Bell AH-1Z Super Cobra First Flight
Dec 06: New radios for US helicopters
Dec 01: Wing mated to Bell/Agusta Tiltrotor BA609
Nov 30: Cougar / Super Puma MK 2+ First Flight
Nov 30: MV-22 ready for full-rate production
Nov 27: New RAH-66 Comanche empennage
Nov 21: First Bell AH-1Z Super Cobra rolled out
Nov 17: New paint for US Navy gray CH-60S
Nov 16: EC120B Colibri reachs 200 units
Nov 15: CSAR Cougar completes in-flight refueling tests
Nov 14: MV-22 deemed suitable for Shipboard Operations
Nov 02: 3 EC135 for the Swedish Police
Nov 01: World's first commercial Tiltrotor training academy
Nov 01: First Super Lynx for Denmark
Oct 27: New sensors "Arrowhead" for AH-64 Apache
Oct 26: Comanche survivability system selected
Oct 26: 6 more SH-60 Seahawks for Spain
Oct 21: Colombia UH-60 damaged
Oct 16: Troop loading milestone for RAF EH-101
Oct 13: MV-22 declared operational over land [Alert!]
Oct 09: Austria to purchase 9 Blackhawks
Oct 02: 25th Anniversary of Apache first flight
Sep 27: 11 civilian EC135 order from Austria
Sep 26: Eurocopter España Set Up !
Sep 22: Mil Helicopter Plant press releases resume [summary]
Sep 21: Blackhawks to Go to Colombia in 2002
Sep 20: New training system for british Apaches
Sep 19: CV-22 flight testing set to begin at Edwards AFB
Sep 18: Mitsubishi recalls MH-2000 helicopters
Sep 15: Boeing to modify Israeli Longbows
Sep 12: Indonesia may buy Russian helicopters
Sep 06: New Safari website secure area
Sep 06: Taiwan copter spins out of control [with Movie]
Sep 05: Chechnya: Russia lost 23 helicopters
Aug 31: S-92 for the Nordic Helicopter Program
Aug 27: US Marines ground 3 types of aircraft [+ update]
Aug 25: Helicopters Rescue Marooned in India Floods
Aug 22: V-22 searching to reduce costs
Aug 17: Harris Corp to provide RAH-66 avionics
Aug 15: First UK built WAH-64 delivered
Aug 07: Harrison Ford to the Rescue
Aug 03: Canada Navy boards US owned ship
Aug 03: CH-47D: Boeing to pay up to $54 million
Jul 28: Thomson-CSF Wins Tiger Simulation
Jul 27: Canada eyeing $1.4 billion worth of maritime helicopters
Jul 26: Westland & Agusta agree helicopters merger
Jul 21: Bell KingCobra selected by Turkey
Jul 19: Kaman provide MD rotor systems
Jul 19: First UK built WAH-64 makes maiden flight
Jul 18: South Korea AH-X project
Jul 05: NH90: Go ahead for 1st Batch of 298 helicopters
Jul 05: Flight control computers to equip EH-101
Jul 04: 6th EH-101 Merlin Mk3 to RAF
Jul 02: S.Africa evacuates Oil-Hit Penguins off the Cape
Jun 30: Eurocopter confirms 243 NH90 order
Jun 27: 23 deficiencies in the V-22 Osprey
Jun 18: USAF Special Operations Command marks 10th Year
Jun 14: More Seahawks for Greece Navy
Jun 12: Adventurers Rescued From Arctic
Jun 09: General Electric engines for italians NH90s
Jun 08: Production go-ahead for the NH90 Programme
Jun 08: Rolls-Royce Turbomeca engines for NH90
Jun 07: Turkey orders 8 CH-53E Super Stallion
Jun 05: MV-22 resume operational evaluation [MV-22 Crash]
Jun 02: Turk helicopter tender award postponed
May 28: And the helicopter never came back...
May 25: First CH-60S arrives at NAS Patuxent River
May 24: Royal Navy 's EH-101 Merlin trials
May 20: Major NATO naval exercises in Portugal
May 18: New film about Yom Kippur war [+ update]
May 18: US to build more assault carriers
May 17: Bell Eagle Eye completes autoland tests
May 16: US Marines wants a remotely piloted K-MAX
May 12: EH-101 demonstates SAR & Rescue credentials
May 10: Reports of pilot error are false [MV-22 Crash]
May 10: US Marines declare V-22 safe
May 01: Combat SAR Cougar to the Turkish Air Force [+ update]
Apr 19: Delivery of the 100th EC120B Colibri
Apr 18: Europe will manage NH90
Apr 17: New laser system for mines countermeasures
Apr 09: MV-22 Crash [+ update]
Apr 06: Kaman provide MD fuselages
Apr 04: US Army wants 1213 Comanche helicopters
Mar 30: US Army and Boeing sign long-lead Apache contract
Mar 29: New US military helicopter engine
Mar 28: Electrical power equipment for the RAH-66
Mar 27: 22nd EH-101 Merlin for the Royal Navy
Mar 27: SH-2G Super Sea Sprite for Canada ?
Mar 24: Canada Navy helicopter rescues 7 from sunken ship
Mar 24: CV-22 Osprey Block 10 Upgrades
Mar 16: Northrop Grumman to built V-22 panels
Mar 15: UK Army take delivery of the first WAH-64
Mar 10: ITT provide US Army with electronic protection
Mar 06: Turkey 's combat helicopter contract
Feb 27: South African helicopters help hundreds in Mozambique
Feb 24: UK Lynxs and Chinooks upgrades
Feb 22: 15 EC120B for training in the Spanish Air Force
Feb 22: Manvis: New Integrated Digital Map System
Feb 22: Radars for Singapore Longbow Apaches
Feb 21: WWII plane rescue in the Andes Mountains
Feb 10: Northrop Grumman's UAV awarded US Navy 's contract
Feb 07: Brantly announced new sales
Feb 02: US refuses to give Israel Longbow Apaches
Jan 27: First CH-60S completes initial flight
Jan 25: Sikorsky wins first S-92 orders
Jan 25: The EC155B is Single-Pilot IFR Capable
Jan 24: Rockwell Collins upgrade Turkish Blackhawks
Jan 24: CHC repairs and overhaul Super Pumas Worldwide
Jan 17: US Army closes probe of Apache crash
Jan 14: New Apache production facility opens at GKN
Jan 14: MTU engine order for the Tiger [+ update]
Jan 12: Northrop Grumman's UAV completes first flight
Jan 11: Sikorsky expects more rebuild business in future
Jan 06: Australian SH-2G(A) begin initial flight testing
Jan 06: CHC training Canadian military pilots
Jan 05: Boeing to sell 9 Chinooks to Taiwan

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