Snohomish County Sheriff Helicopter Rescues Injured Climber
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 13:30:00 -0400
Snohomish, Wash. – The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office Helicopter Rescue Team rescued a fallen climber who sustained life-threatening injuries on Mt Pugh, Cascade Mountains on September 3. Watch footage.
Airbus Helicopters: Featuring at AMTC
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 13:03:00 -0400
Grand Prarie, Texas - One of the most capable and sophisticated helicopters available for the air medical transport industry, ShandsCair Flight Program's new EC155 B1, will be featured by Airbus Helicopters Inc. at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC), Sept. 22-24, in Nashville, Tenn.
EagleMed: Receives ARGUS Platinum Rating
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:27:00 -0400
Wichita, Kan. - EagleMed critical care air medical transport company has earned an ARGUS Platinum Rating, the highest and most prestigious ARGUS safety rating, demonstrating EagleMed's passionate and ongoing commitment to safety.
FAA Calls on Aviation Industry to Equip for NextGen
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:23:00 -0400
Washington, DC - FAA Deputy Administrator Mike Whitaker announced to a group of aviation leaders at the NextGen Institute on September 18 that the FAA will hold a "Call to Action" summit to engage the aviation industry in meeting the January 1, 2020 deadline to equip aircraft with new avionics technology. The all-day session will be held on October 28.
Blue Sky Network: Unveiling New SATCOM Solutions in Oct.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:58:00 -0400
La Jolla, Calif. – Blue Sky Network will be unveiling two new satellite communication technology solutions at both Helitech International and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) - two key aviation industry events - this coming October.
Sea Breeze Brings Ukrainian Helicopter to U.S. Ship
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:30:00 -0400
thephilanews.com - U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jennifer Sahley salutes as a Ukrainian Navy Ka-27 Helix helicopter takes off from the USS Ross in the Black Sea. The two navies participated in the Sea Breeze 2014 military exercise September 8–10 along with Georgia, Romania, and Turkey.
LifeFlight Diverted after Engine Emergency
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:20:00 -0400
cbc.ca - Nova Scotia paramedics on an EHS LifeFlight helicopter had a scare in the air this week. The Sikorsky S-76A helicopter was headed to Waterville from Halifax when the engine light came on. The company that owns the aircraft — Canadian Helicopters Ltd. — said the standard operating procedure is for pilots to assume the worst when there's a potential engine problem.
Lost Hikers Rescued Near Palmer
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:13:00 -0400
Anchorage, Alaska (ktuu.com) - Three lost hikers near Palmer were rescued by airmen with the Alaska Air National Guard.
Man Airlifted from Trawler in Dramatic Rescue
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:01:00 -0400
Shetland, U.K. (pressandjournal.co.uk) - Coastguard teams were involved in a dramatic helicopter rescue after a fisherman was injured on a Peterhead trawler.
Female Copter Instructor Trains Future Pilots
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:44:00 -0400
Southport, N.C. (starnewsonline.com) - When Jessica Ward was growing up, she never thought of a career in aviation. Now, she is a helicopter instructor at the Cape Fear Regional Jetport in Oak Island, and the only one there who is a woman.
TCC Opens New Aviation Center at Alliance Airport
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:13:00 -0400
Fort Worth, Texas (Star-Telegram) - Tarrant County College officials were joined by business and civic leaders to herald the opening of the college's $20 million aviation learning center at Alliance Airport as a facility that will fill regional workforce needs for many years to come.
NOTAM Re-Issued for Gypsum, Colo.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:55:00 -0400
The FAA has re-issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the Gypsum, Colo., area for September 19-20. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.
Global Action on Inversions, Treasury Will Act Soon
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:40:00 -0400
Jack Lew, secretary of the U.S. Dept. of the Treasury, said this week that Treasury will act very soon to crack down on corporate tax inversions to remove many of the economic benefits of inversions – not closing the door – but it will take away a lot of economic value.
NOTAM Issued for Hagerstown/Thurmont, Md.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:29:00 -0400
The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the Hagerstown/Thurmont, Md., areas for September 19-22. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.
U.S. House Takes Up Energy Package
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:11:00 -0400
The U.S. House of Representatives was to begin work September 19 on its energy legislation package in what could be the final energy-related legislative actions and final votes before breaking for the midterm elections.