Sun, 05 Jul 2015 15:15:00 -0400

(Snohomish Co., Wash.) – The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Helicopter Rescue Team (HRT) located and rescued two seriously injured climbers recently on two separate high altitude rescue missions in the Cascade mountains.

Sun, 05 Jul 2015 15:10:00 -0400

(Boise, Idaho) - In an open house ceremony and 20-year anniversary celebration, Boise, Idaho-based Aviation Specialties Unlimited Inc., (ASU) held a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening tour of their new expanded base of operations.

Sun, 05 Jul 2015 15:00:00 -0400

Women in Aviation International last week announced the availability of its 2016 scholarships. As of July 1, 2015, 98 separate scholarships with a combined value of more than $480,000 are offered.

Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:51:00 -0400

Bell Helicopter on July 1 announced the successful first flight of the Bell 525 Relentless. The maiden flight of the super-medium helicopter took place at the company’s aircraft assembly center in Amarillo, Texas.

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:43:00 -0400

Aviation interests waited anxiously July 1 for the release of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's draft summary of an FAA reauthorization bill. Late in the day, after canceling a earlier press briefing, the committee indicated the FAA bill would not be unveiled until next month.

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:42:00 -0400

Beginning July 1, businesses in the United States that give their workers additional pay to compensate them for medical expenses or for buying health insurance can be fined $100 per day, per employee, under the Affordable Care Act.

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:08:00 -0400

Last year, Interagency Safety Alert 14-03 highlighted emerging UAS hazards that pose significant potential to interfere with missions. Commercial and recreational UAS operations have increased dramatically and this trend is expected to continue. This year, unauthorized UAS intrusions have already adversely affected incident flight operations. The increasing emergence of these threats makes it imperative that incident personnel anticipate these encounters and establish procedures to manage UAS intrusions.

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