Maersk Simulators Boost Offshore Emergency Training
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 21:27:00 -0400
windpowerengineering.com - Maersk Training has announced the launch of two new offshore emergency courses, the OPITO Helideck Emergency Response Team Member Training and the OPITO 6 Day Combined Helideck and Team Member Training. These two OPITO Accredited courses will kick start this month at the company’s training centre in the North-east of Scotland and be delivered using a newly built Helicopter simulator and helideck.
Crew Safe after Precautionary Landing
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 21:21:00 -0400
wausaudailyherald.com - The U.S. Coast Guard says a helicopter from its air station in Traverse City, Mich., had flight control problems and made what was described as a "precautionary" landing on the east shore of Washington Island on March 2.
Helicopter Crashes in Guatemala
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 21:02:00 -0400
latino.foxnews.com - Three people died when a helicopter crashed in a mountainous area in southeastern Guatemala, the General Civil Aviation Directorate reported March 4.
This Week in Congress
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:46:00 -0400
This week will be all about a series of hearings focused on President Obama's budget, online sales tax questions, and retirement.
Agusta: Tail Rotor Blades
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:31:00 -0400
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive for Agusta S.p.A. Model AB412 and AB412 EP helicopters. This AD requires inspecting the tail rotor blade for a crack, corrosion, nick, scratch, dent, or other damage and replacing or repairing the blade, depending on the damage.
Women in Aviation Celebrates Past, Present, and Future
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:17:00 -0400
Women in Aviation, International hosted its 25th annual conference with three days jammed with activities to honor the past, guide the present, and plant seeds for the future. Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, was the scene for the 2014 International Women in Aviation Conference held March 6-8, 2014.
FERC Orders Security Standards for Grid Facilities
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:58:00 -0400
The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced late last week the release of an order directing the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) to write physical security standards for electric utilities.
CALSTAR is Hiring New Directors!
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:49:00 -0400
California Shock Trauma Air Rescue (CALSTAR) is seeking a Director of Flight Operations and a Director of Communications in McClellan, Calif.
NOTAM Issued for New York, N.Y.
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:33:00 -0400
The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the New York, N.Y., area for March 11. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.
Eurocopter Deutschland: Main Gearbox Oil
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:11:00 -0400
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive for Eurocopter Deutschland GmbH Model EC135P1, EC135P2, EC135P2+, EC135T1, EC135T2, and EC135T2+ helicopters.
Republican Unemployment Plan Emerges
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:07:00 -0400
As reported in HAI's RotorNews, Republicans in the U.S. Senate released a plan to extend unemployment insurance benefits late last week, undercutting a separate effort that had the support of Democratic leadership.
Summit Aviation Delivers First Law Enforcement Aircraft
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 14:34:00 -0400
Summit Aviation announces that it has delivered its first Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance platform to a State Law Enforcement Department.
Leading Edge Composites, Inc. is Growing
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 14:02:00 -0400
Leading Edge Composites, Inc. is growing and is pleased to announce the move to a new facility at the end of March 2014. The expansion caps a 2-1/2 year search and growth strategy to provide for the increasing demand for composite parts and aircraft interior components.
FAA Approves Sandel HeliTAWS
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 13:37:00 -0400
Sandel Avionics, Inc. announces it has received its first HeliTAWS Approved Model List Supplemental Type Certificates for Part 27 and Part 29.
UTair Aviation Adds Mi-8AMT to Helicopter Fleet
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 13:05:00 -0400
UTair Aviation launched operations with its newest Mi-8AMT helicopter, the 37th to join the fleet. The helicopter was delivered as part of the contract between UTair and the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, now part of Russian Helicopters, signed in 2011.