This special report on the growing helicopter market discusses a range of topics that includes a view of the industry as it nears the $2 billion sales mark; the decreasing ownership cost; offshore helicopter operations; U.S. helicopter exports, and imports; heavy-lift helicopters; Western Europe's growing foothold in the export and import markets; the growing attack roles for the helicopter; new weapons and sensor research conducted by the Army; Coast Guard look for a replacement for its Sikorsky in its short-range recovery program; Navy accelerates NATO standardization; USAF is studying what it needs in its new search and rescue helicopter; gains in technology have accelerated corporate helicopter usage; chemical spraying for a variety of purposes is growing increasingly controversial; helicopter research has shifted to Ames Research Center; and, Avionics expansion is keyed to greater flexibility for utility and corporate flying.

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    McGraw-Hill, Incorporated

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    New York, NY  United States  10036
  • Authors:
    • Wetmore, W C
  • Publication Date: 1978-7-3

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  • Accession Number: 00179000
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 29 1978 12:00AM