Eurocopter Star Flex Technology

04/09/2011
Eurocopter Star Flex Technology: Building Rotor Hubs for Light and Medium Lift Helicopters 04/09/2011 - During the SLD visit in February 2011 to Eurocopter, Xavier Philippot, Head of the Star Flex Process, provided a tour of the composite facility where the main rotor heads or hubs are built for the…

The Eurocopter Approach

04/09/2011
Manufacturing for Sustainability: The Eurocopter Approach 04/09/2011- During the SLD visit to the Eurocopter manufacturing facility in February 2011, SLD sat down with Alain Rolland, Senior Vice President, Center of Excellence Dynamics.  Rolland has had wide-ranging experience within Eurocopter, including Super Puma program director, director for all Eurocopter commercial programs,…

Visiting the Dauphin Final Assembly Line

04/09/2011
Visiting the Dauphin Final Assembly Line: An Interview with Michel Guichard 04/09/2011 - During the SLD visit in February 2011 to the Eurocopter facilities in France, a tour was conducted of the new Dauphin Final Assembly Line (FAL).  The tour and interview was conducted with Michel Guichard, the Deputy Director…

China Gaining Control of Global Telecom Industry

01/27/2011
By Richard McCormack 01/28/2011 - This article was originally Published in Manufacturing and Technology News, January 19th, 2011 [caption id="attachment_14983" align="alignleft" width="280" caption="http://www.uscc.gov/index.php"][/caption] China’s steady rise as a telecommunications manufacturing and research powerhouse has “profound” national security and economic ramifications for the United States, according to the United States-China Economic…

Task Force Comanche Afghanistan

01/19/2011
01/19/2011 - Story by 1st Lt. Ashley Jackson (credit : 4th Infantry Division Public Affair) Forward Operating Base Shindand, Afghanistan As the pilots of Task Force Comanche, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division continue their extremely high tempo of operations, TF Comanche fuelers from Company E are there to…