Airline Executives Urge Privatization of Air-Traffic Control
Wed, 02 Dec 2015 04:53:00 -0500
(USA Today) — Airline executives urged Tuesday that air-traffic control be removed from the Federal Aviation Administration and turned into a not-for-profit corporation—
Packed Congressional December Agenda
Wed, 02 Dec 2015 04:27:00 -0500
A government funding bill will come to the House floor next week ahead of the December 11 funding deadline and few believe there will be a government shutdown.
Helibras Chooses Curtiss-Wright for Airborne Video Mgmt. System
Wed, 02 Dec 2015 04:26:00 -0500
(Ashburn, Va.) – Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that its Defense Solutions division was selected by Helibras (Helicópteros do Brasil S.A) to provide Helibras with its fully integrated Video Management System (VMS) technology. The VMS will be integrated into EC 145 helicopters flown by the Policia Militar de Rio de Janeiro for public security video surveillance missions. The Policia Militar de Rio de Janeiro requested Curtiss-Wright’s VMS because it delivered the most complete and cost-effective solution to meet their needs, including the fully integrated hardware system, support for software configuration, and comprehensive services, including end-user training. The EC 145 helicopters will be used during the Olympic Games 2016 in Rio.
Blackhawk HDT Latest Addition to Datatoys Family of Airborne Video Recorders
Wed, 02 Dec 2015 04:17:00 -0500
(Mequon, Wis.) - Bad Wolf Technologies LLC is proud to introduce the new Milspec BlackHawk HDT solid state airborne high definition video recorder. The BlackHawk HDT is built to military standards and is qualified to MIL-STD-461F & MIL-STD-810G.
Swiss Air-Rescue Rega to Buy 3 AW169s for Project Icebird
Wed, 02 Dec 2015 04:07:00 -0500
Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland announced on Tuesday that Swiss Air-Rescue Rega has placed an order for three AW169 light intermediate twin-engine and one GrandNew light twin-engine helicopters which will join the current fleet of a GrandNew and nine single-pilot configured Da Vinci helicopters. The aircraft will perform emergency medical service and search and rescue missions (EMS/SAR) all over Switzerland, from the lowlands to the high mountains of the Alps.
HAI Photo Contest Closes at Midnight (ET) Tuesday
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 04:58:00 -0500
Have you submitted your best photos to the 2016 ROTOR Magazine Photo Contest? Don’t delay: the contest closes at midnight Eastern Time tonight (Dec. 1, 2015).
HAI HELI-EXPO: A Special Welcome From Louisville's Mayor
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 04:53:00 -0500
HAI HELI-EXPO 2016 is right around the corner, and we can’t wait to welcome you to Louisville February 29 – March 3. Louisville’s residents can’t wait either — click here to view a special welcome message from Greg Fischer, mayor of Louisville.