Seeking Nominations for HAI Board of Directors
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:31:00 -0500
Alexandria, Va. – The Helicopter Association International (HAI) is currently seeking nominations for candidates for the HAI Board of Directors. Board elections will take place at the HAI Membership Meeting and Breakfast, March 3, during HAI HELI-EXPO 2015 in Orlando. HAI's Board of Directors strongly encourages all HAI Regular Operator Members to participate in this critical activity. Please submit your nomination today!
U.S. Congress Close to Tax-Extenders Deal
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:17:00 -0500
HAI has learned that lawmakers in the U.S. Congress are nearing a major tax deal that would permanently renew several so-called tax extenders.
Authorities Search for Missing Helicopter
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:50:00 -0500
Queensland, Australia (abc.net.au) - A search and rescue operation is underway for two people missing on a helicopter in remote far north Queensland.
MD Helicopters: New MD 520 for Burbank and Glendale Police
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:33:00 -0500
Mesa, Ariz. – MD Helicopters, Inc. announce the formal delivery of a new MD 520N to the Burbank and Glendale Police Joint Air Support Unit, California. Burbank and Glendale will now own four MD 520N helicopters.
Bell Helicopter: New Regional Sales Manager
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:19:00 -0500
Fort Worth, Texas - Bell Helicopter announces a new addition to the North American team. Ron Orndoff is to assume the role of Regional Sales Manager in North America, responsible for overseeing marketing and sales activities within the Midwest region.
UTair: Passenger Turnover Grows in First 10 Months of 2014
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:07:00 -0500
UTair Group performance indicators demonstrate sustainable growth for the first ten months of 2014. Positive dynamics have also been registered in the helicopter operations segment. Rotary-wing aircraft logged a total of 124,003 flight hours. In the first ten months, UTair Group helicopters delivered a total of 85,867.40 tons of cargo and transported 615,729 passengers.
NOTAM Issued for TOMORROW (Nov. 25) for Nantucket, Mass.
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:48:00 -0500
The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the Nantucket, Mass., area for November 25-30. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.