Strong and stable worldwide economies, new models and a resurgence in offshore oil activity are setting the stage for a vibrant helicopter industry this year. However, high operating costs continue to plague rotary-wing operators and further consolidation of North American helicopter manufacturers is likely. The proliferation of surplus military helicopters continues to be an industry dilemma, hurting airframe manufacturers but bringing in first-time operators. ``Thank God ...
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