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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:50:00 -0400

The FAA has published Master Minimum Equipment List (MMEL) Revision: 3 for R22, R22 ALPHA, R22 BETA, R22 MARINER, R44, R44 II aircraft.


Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:21:00 -0400

The HAI Firefighting Safety Conference covers operational and flight safety issues faced by aerial firefighters. Come and support YOUR sector, Nov. 17-19, Grove Hotel, Boise, Idaho.

There are TWO sponsorship opportunities left. Sponsors receive recognition at the conference as well as the opportunity to exhibit, so act now!


Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:57:00 -0400

The FAA is removing Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2012-26-15, which applied to certain Honeywell International Inc. air data pressure transducers as installed on various aircraft. AD 2012-26-15 required doing various tests or checks of equipment having certain air data pressure transducers, removing equipment if necessary, and reporting the results of the tests or checks.


Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:44:00 -0400

Curtiss-Wright Corporation's Defense Solutions division has received a contract from Northrop Grumman Corporation to supply its commercial-off-the-shelf ruggedized single board computer, network switch, and graphics display module technology to provide a digitized cockpit solution for use in the U.S. Army's UH-60V program.


Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:30:00 -0400

Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland is pleased to announce the signing of two training services contracts to support its family of new generation helicopters.


Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:13:00 -0400

The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the Detroit, Mich., area for November 1-2. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.


Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:59:00 -0400

This emergency airworthiness directive (EAD) 2014-22-51 is being sent to owners and operators of Airbus Helicopters Model EC130T2 helicopters. This EAD is prompted by several cases of a cracked main gearbox oil cooler hopper. The cracks were found on the hopper at the fan attachment points.


Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:48:00 -0400

Dickinson, N.D. (The Dickinson Press) - A new medical helicopter service has landed in Dickinson, just three months after Spirit Lifeline pulled out of the area. The Grand Forks-based Valley Med Flight began operating out of the new CHI St. Joseph's Health facility earlier this month.


Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:36:00 -0400

The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the Las Vegas, Nev., area for November 1-2. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.


Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:24:00 -0400

The U.S. Department of the Interior seeks an Aviation Safety Compliance Specialist. This position is located in the office of Aviation Services, Alaska Regional Office in Anchorage, Alaska. The Regional Office provides safety oversight for all DOI fleet and contractor aircraft operations for a large geographical area through aircraft and equipment inspection.


Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:12:00 -0400

en.starafrica.com - A small civilian helicopter has crashed near Nyabihu, a district located in northwestern Rwanda on Tuesday. The pilot and three passengers on board had survived the accident.


Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:01:00 -0400

The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the Providence, R.I., area for October 31. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.


Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:29:00 -0400

Orlando, Fla. – Bell Helicopter announces the sale of two Bell 407GXs to two North American sheriff aviation departments: the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office in Arizona, and the Contra Costa County Sheriff's department in California.


Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:11:00 -0400

english.cri.cn - An EC135 aircraft equipped with aerial medical devices will serve a professional air rescue team of the Beijing Red Cross Foundation.


Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:55:00 -0400

Charleston, S.C. (dailyjournal.net) — Lawmakers on opposite sides of the nation are working to keep U.S. Coast Guard rescue helicopters stationed along their coasts. The Coast Guard wants to remove rescue helicopters from Johns Island near Charleston and from Newport, Oregon.


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