Window-shopping at the HAI Partner Services Mall
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 02:00:00 -0500
Independence Aircraft Services
HAI members receive a 20% discount on fuel (Jet A only).
HAI Members, click here to enter Independence Aircraft Services’ store. Remember, you must be logged in to access the mall.
Others click here to join HAI and enter the Mall.
Online Discussion Groups: HAI's Safety Committee Wants to Know
Over the next several weeks, the Safety Committee will be asking you questions here in RotorNews and on www.rotor.org to help determine the safety concerns of HAI members. Your answers to these questions will help guide the discussion at the Safety Town Hall meeting during HAI HELI-EXPO 2014.
Air Evac Lifeteam Bases Reaccredited by CAMTS
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 21:16:00 -0500
Air Evac Lifeteam has been reaccredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Services (CAMTS). The prestigious accreditation represents the highest standard for medical transport services.
ACE Receives Nadcap Accreditation for Composites
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 20:51:00 -0500
Applied Composites Engineering has received Nadcap accreditation for composites, which includes prepreg/adhesive bonding and core processing. Nadcap is the aerospace industry's most comprehensive composite manufacturing quality control accreditation for special processes.
Airworthiness Information Bulletin: Electrical System Assessment
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 20:38:00 -0500
The FAA has issued a Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin to alert owners, operators, maintainers, and system modifiers of the requirements and safety implications for performing an accurate electrical system assessment after any modification of a Part 27 or Part 29 rotorcraft that affects the electrical system.
Countdown to Government Funding Continues
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 20:20:00 -0500
Should Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) fail to produce the framework for a budget agreement early next week, HAI has learned GOP lawmakers are prepared to pass a short-term continuing resolution to preempt a government shutdown before heading home next Friday, December 13, for the holiday break.
Helicopter Rescues People Trapped on Rocks
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 20:07:00 -0500
South Australia (The Advertiser) - Three people have been rescued by helicopter after their boat capsized in a freak accident off Cape Jervis. Two men and a woman were rescued from rocks after the boat they were fishing in overturned in Backstairs Passage.
STARS Air Ambulance Flights Suspended
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 19:59:00 -0500
huffingtonpost.ca - The Province of Manitoba has suspended its air ambulance service while officials investigate the death of a woman who died after being transported by the service.
Shell Outlines 2014 Arctic Plans
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 19:43:00 -0500
Shell Oil Company has outlined its plans to resume drilling in the Arctic in 2014. According to information furnished to HAI, the company is seeking to finish drilling one exploratory well and bore four others at its Burger prospect in the Chukchi Sea.
Universal Helicopters Orders Six New Robinson Helicopters
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 19:35:00 -0500
Universal Helicopters has placed orders on six new Robinson helicopters: four R44 Raven II IFR 10 hole panel, and two R22 Beta II.
HAI Attends GA Caucus Holiday Gathering
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:18:00 -0500
HAI President Matt Zuccaro and several staff members joined other aviation associations at an annual gathering of the congressional General Aviation Caucuses. Also in attendance were several members of the House Aviation subcommittee. The gathering, held on Wednesday, Dec. 5, is an informal opportunity to meet, develop relationships, and discuss mutual interest in general aviation.
Helicopter Rescues Hobart Teenager
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 21:53:00 -0500
abc.net.au - Tasmania's police rescue helicopter has been used to rescue a teenager injured after jumping more than 8 metres down a cliff at a popular beach in the state's south.
Helicopter Swoops in for Skellig Renovation Mission
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 21:41:00 -0500
Skellig Michael, Atlantic Ocean (independent.ie) - Seven tonnes of material have been airlifted to Skellig Michael for essential renovation works on the Unesco world heritage site. Specialist Air Corps helicopter crews were dropped down on to a small landing pad some 37 metres over a sheer drop to the Atlantic Ocean off the Kerry coast.
Rockwell Collins Image Generators Selected for Apache
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 21:30:00 -0500
Rockwell Collins will supply EP-8000 image generators for Boeing Apache Longbow Crew Trainers.
Colorado Heli-Ops Marks Three Milestones in One Day
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 21:11:00 -0500
Colorado Heli-Ops recently celebrated three significant milestones on the same day: 1,000th helicopter tour; first tour flight in new Robinson R66; one-year anniversary of the move into its new facility at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport.