SEQUESTERING THE NEXT GENERATION

The hottest word currently being spoken in offices and around dinner tables in the US is “sequestration.” Not since the seminal juror movie 12 Angry Men has the word enjoyed such buzz.  While there are many ongoing debates concerning the political ramifications of this government budget-reduction action (that went into effect on March 1), today we would like to discuss one item in particular: its possible effect on military aviation. Read more

COUNTERFEIT CHINESE PARTS SLIPPING INTO U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT: REPORT

Posted by: ABCnews.com

Author: Lee Ferran

Counterfeit electronic parts from China are “flooding” into critical U.S. military systems, including special operations helicopters and surveillance planes, and are putting the nation’s troops at risk, according to a new U.S. Senate committee report. Read more

HELICOPTER CEOs: COLLABORATION, AFFORDABILITY KEYS TO FUTURE SUCCESS

Posted by: AviationToday.com / Rotor & Wing Edition

By Andrew Parker, Editor-in-Chief

Heads of the world’s major helicopter manufacturers said that technological innovation, R&D spending, collaboration and affordable designs are paramount to the future success of the rotorcraft industry during last week’s AHS Forum 68 in Fort Worth, Texas. Read more