Thai Army Copter Crashes, Five Hurt
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:53:00 -0400
Bangkok Post - Five Thai soldiers were injured when a Lop Buri-base army helicopter crashed on the way to Watthana Nakhon district in an emergency landing in Ban Na district of Nakhon Nayok province on June 17.
U.S. House Subcommittee Approves DOT Funding Bill
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:49:00 -0400
A U.S. House of Representatives appropriations subcommittee has cleared a Dept. of Transportation spending bill by voice vote with no amendments, setting it up for action by the full House Appropriations Committee next week.
Industry Players Come Together in Paris
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:37:00 -0400
HAI Chairman Chris Erickson, Vice Chairman Tony Burson, Executive Vice President Ed DiCampli, and Manager of Sales Lisa Henderson are representing HAI at the 50th annual International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget.
U.S. Senate Immigration Debate Intensifies
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:19:00 -0400
As the U.S. Senate debate on immigration reform intensifies, the Senate is nearing a critical vote on the proposal from Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) to delay any pathway to citizenship until federal officials certify massive improvements in border security.
Coming Soon to a Website Near You! The HAI Partner Services Mall!
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 17:21:00 -0400
On July 1, HAI will launch an exciting new business-to-business (B2B) service designed to keep members’ costs down: the HAI Partner Services Mall online at rotor.org. It's a place where HAI Associate Members with products and services to sell offer special deals available exclusively to fellow HAI members.
News from Heli-One
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 21:33:00 -0400
Heli-One is helping the Royal Norwegian Air Force bring more people home safely by installing capability-enhancing modifications to its Sea King fleet. Spectrolab Inc. has accredited Heli-One's Norway workshop as a repair and overhaul center for searchlight systems and their components.
Night Vision Awards Announces Final Call for Entries
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 21:23:00 -0400
The Night Vision Awards selection committee announce the final call for nominations for the 2013 Night Vision Awards Show, to be held in Orlando at the ALEA annual conference on July 18.
One Dies in E China Helicopter Crash
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 21:11:00 -0400
Jinan (Xinhua) - One pilot died after a helicopter crashed in east China's Shandong Province on June 16.
FAA Bird Strike Advisory Circular
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:58:00 -0400
The FAA has published an Advisory Circular on the Bird/Other Wildlife Strike Reporting System. The document provides steps on reporting a wildlife strike and how to access the FAA National Wildlife Strike Database.
Helicopter Industry Represented by Guidance President
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:44:00 -0400
Arizona businesses and the helicopter industry will be represented on June 21 by Guidance Aviation's President, John Stonecipher, during the 50th Annual National Small Business Week in Washington D.C.
NOTAM Issued for Las Vegas, Nev.
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:40:00 -0400
The FAA has issued a NOTAM for a temporary flight restrictions in the Las Vegas, Nev., area for June 20-21. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.
House Panel Takes on DOT Hour of Service Rule
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:14:00 -0400
Senior members of the U.S. House of Representatives highways panel agreed June 18 that new regulations on trucker hours may be too confusing.
Probable Cause Report: Green Cove Springs, Fla.
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:01:00 -0400
The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a probable cause report for the December 26, 2011 accident involving a Bell 206B used in an organ transplant transfer flight in Green Cove Springs, Fla.
N.Y. HAI Members: Urge State Reps to Support GA
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 19:39:00 -0400
HAI members throughout New York are encouraged to contact their state Representatives and Senators in support of bills in both chambers that would exempt general aviation aircraft from certain taxes.
NorthStar Trekking Seeks Aircraft Maintenance Technician
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 19:18:00 -0400
NorthStar Trekking in Juneau, Alaska, is looking for a full time USA FAA certified Aircraft Maintenance Technician (A&P).