Sep/Oct 2016 Vertiflite Available Now

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Featured In This Issue:
Vertiflite, Sep-Oct 2016 cover image
  • Commentary: The End of Globalization?
  • First Bell 525 and Two Pilots Lost
  • Civil Service: Honeywell Aerospace is expanding its offerings for civil rotorcraft
  • The NH90: A Challenging Program
  • The Origins of the NH90: Westland Helicopters’ Contributions to the Concept Definition
  • Lift on Demand: DARPA’s Aerial Reconfigurable Embedded System (ARES)
  • HUMS Over The Horizon: Satellite communications for Health and Usage Monitoring Systems
  • German Ultralight VTOL Innovations
  • Leadership Profile: Carl G. Schaefer, Jr., Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation
  • Huey Turns 60: A Retrospective Review of the UH-1’s Remarkable Military Service
  • The Absolute World Helicopter Speed Record: Held for 30 Years and Counting
  • AHS International Recognizes Tandem Rotor Vertical Flight Heritage Site
  • Book Review: A Quiet Country Town: A Celebration of 100 Years of Westland at Yeovil
  • Vertical Flight Foundation Testimonials: Dr. Joon W. Lim and Dr. Ed Smith 
  • Forum 72 Attendee Survey

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About the Cover

The NH90 has been a challenging program but now has more than 500 orders. (Aviobook photo)

Posted Aug 19, 2016