SAFO: Wake Turbulence Updates
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:44:00 -0500
A new FAA Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO) advises aircraft operators of revisions to RECAT aircraft wake turbulence separation minimums.
Helicopter Makes "Hard Landing" in Utah
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:20:00 -0500
Bicknell, Utah (Fox13 News) — A state helicopter has made a "hard landing" in a remote part of Wayne County. No one was injured.
Era Helicopters Seeks Director of Operations
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:57:00 -0500
Era Helicopters seeks a Director of Operations, Lake Charles, La., responsible for the overall leadership and operations of the Flight Department.
SAFO: Tie Wraps and/or Collars on Circuit Breakers
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:39:00 -0500
A new FAA Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO) serves to notify aircraft maintenance providers and operators about potential confusion to flightcrews that may result when using tie wraps or collars on circuit breakers.
NOTAM Issued for Honolulu, Hawaii
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:17:00 -0500
The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the Honolulu, Hawaii, area for December 20-January 5. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.
Canberra Rangers to Use Drones to Fight Weeds
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:05:00 -0500
Australia (The Canberra Times) - The ACT government has decided to get out the heavy artillery on one the country's most noxious weeds: blackberry. In a new scheme, a 3.6 metre long remote-controlled Yamaha helicopter will be equipped with two 10 litre tanks of herbicide so it can zero in on the weed at higher altitudes.
Rescue Helicopter Crashes near Romanian Seaside Resort
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:52:00 -0500
romania-insider.com - A helicopter belonging to Romania's emergency rescue unit SMURD crashed Dec. 15 in the Siutghiol lake near the Black Sea resort of Mamaia.