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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:53:00 -0400

Alexandria, Va. – Nominations for HAI's Salute to Excellence Awards open in ONE WEEK, so start thinking now about who you believe is deserving of recognition for their service to vertical aviation!


 


Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:01:00 -0400

Donauwörth, Germany – The enhanced T3/P3 version of Airbus Helicopters EC135 twin-engine rotorcraft demonstrated its improved performance – especially in high-and-hot operating conditions – during a three-day event in the Italian Dolomites.


Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:48:00 -0400

Finmeccanica - AgustaWestland and Mitsui Bussan Aerospace are pleased to announce that the Yokohama City Fire Department has ordered a second AW139 intermediate twin helicopter.


Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:27:00 -0400

Washington - Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and Boeing have been selected to help develop the Joint Common Architecture standard for the U.S. Army's Joint Multi-Role Science and Technology program.


Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:11:00 -0400

The U.S. Senate has now reached a unanimous-consent agreement, setting up votes on four amendments before a vote on final passage on the House-passed bill to replenish the Highway Trust Fund. Votes are expected July 29.


Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:57:00 -0400

Mineral Wells, Texas - Genesys Aerosystems announces that its HeliSAS Helicopter Stability Augmentation System and Autopilot is available for ordering for retrofit installation in Robinson R44 series helicopters.


Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:46:00 -0400

Two federal appeals courts issued conflicting rulings on the legality of Obamacare subsidies in the federal exchanges this week. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth circuit said that it is OK, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia said that it is not.


Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:34:00 -0400

August is a very special month to visit The Helicopter Museum in Weston-super-Mare as, for the first time in its 25 year history, it will allow the public into the cockpits of some of its rare aircraft.


Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:21:00 -0400

On August 16, Russian Air Fleet Day, UTair Aviation will open its doors for the sixth time at the launch of the biennial Air Show at Plekhanovo Airport in Tyumen. In addition to an aircraft exhibition, attendees will witness demonstration helicopter flights.


Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:09:00 -0400

Republicans are coming under growing political pressure to address of wave of companies merging with firms in lower-tax jurisdictions in order to avoid the 35 percent corporate tax rate.


Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:00:00 -0400

Women attending EAA AirVenture will have a show all their own when WomenVenture takes place on Wednesday, July 30 with a day-long roster of women-centered events.


Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:51:00 -0400

The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the Los Angeles, Calif., area for July 23-24. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.


Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:59:00 -0400

(Alexandria, Va. - July 22, 2014) - With ten days remaining until the Department of Transportation (DOT) has to cut reimbursement to states because Congress hasn't addressed the Highway Trust Fund, the Senate could set up a vote on the House-passed highway patch -- along with several amendments or alternatives at any time this week once a deal has been reached.


Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:55:00 -0400

Fort Worth, Texas (July 22, 2014)Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today the delivery of the first two of six Bell 407GX helicopters to the Pennsylvania State Police. They will be used for airborne law enforcement patrol and will serve citizens throughout the Commonwealth.


Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:49:00 -0400

(Cary, NC – July 22, 2014) – LORD MicroStrain® Sensing Systems has been awarded a 2014 Best of Sensors Expo Silver Innovation Award for its 3DM-GX4-25 Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS) Inertial Sensor.


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