Proffer Approved by Department of the Army
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:04:00 -0400
Monroe, Conn. - The Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) announces that the Proffer has been approved by the Department of the Army! This will allow key personnel from the Active Army, Army Reserve, and National Guard who represent the operational, acquisition, science & technology, and special operations communities to participate in the intellectual exchange and professional development that occurs at the 2016 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit, April 27-30 in Atlanta, Ga.
Helicopter Dip Site Operations
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:39:00 -0400
Always take time to study and understand all of the characteristics in your particular mission... Earlier this year, a helicopter crew was practicing dipping from a water tank. The pilot noticed that the water was flowing in from a pipe on the top of the tank, which protruded out one foot into the tank. The pilot hovered over the tank and dipped the bucket until it was almost completely submerged while attempting to keep the bucket away from the protruding pipe. The crew made the decision to continue based on an impulsive decision...
Whirly-Girls: Record-Setting Scholarships in 2016
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:17:00 -0400
The Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund has announced an additional five scholarships to be awarded to women in the helicopter industry. The additional scholarships available are due to the commitment of the Bristow Group to support advancing the careers of the organization's members.
Heli-One: Partner of Choice for Bond
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:41:00 -0400
Stavanger, Norway - Heli-One has been chosen as Bond Offshore Helicopters' service partner for an H225G-REDR, 9,000 hour G check. The contract, to be serviced at Heli-One's Stavanger facility in Norway, constitutes the first major H225 inspection in Bond Offshore Helicopter's fleet.
First ATAK Helicopters to Turkish Army
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:30:00 -0400
contracts.mod.uk - Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI) has completed the delivery of the first fleet of T129 ATAK Multirole Combat Helicopters.
Drone in Successful Olympic Forest Test
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:19:00 -0400
Olympic Peninsula, Wash. (Bloomberg) - Officials fighting a forest fire in Olympic National Park say they successfully used a drone last week to get overhead, infrared video to steer water-dropping helicopters to their target.
HAI Firefighting Safety Conference: Two Sponsorships Left!
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:06:00 -0400
Alexandria, Va. - Register today for the Annual HAI Firefighting Safety Conference, taking place at the Grove Hotel in Boise, Idaho, Nov. 16-18. The conference is the must-attend gathering for the aerial firefighting sector. Only two sponsorships left! Sponsors will be recognized at the conference and will have the option of exhibiting.