Helicopter Safety System Wins DSTO Eureka Prize
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:32:00 -0400
australiandefence.com.au - Technology to increase the chances of surviving helicopter accidents at sea has won the 2014 Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) Eureka Prize in support of Outstanding Science for Safeguarding Australia.
Aircraft Captain, Queen's Helicopter Flight
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:18:00 -0400
London - The British Royal Family seeks an aircraft captain to join the Queen's Helicopter Flight, consisting of a small team of pilots and ground support personnel operating a privately operated Sikorsky S76 and an AgustaWestland 109S.
Pilot Lands Craft Despite Missing Rear Rotor
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:07:00 -0400
Tombstone, Ariz. (dailyjournal.net) - A pilot and Cochise County Sheriff's officer have escaped injury after the helicopter they were in landed in the southern Arizona desert without a rear rotor.
Bell: Aeronautical Accessories Bolster Product Offerings
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:49:00 -0400
Fort Worth, Texas - Bell Helicopter announced its Aeronautical Accessories brand is now a distributor for several new products from the Helifab product line.
Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Everglades
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:35:00 -0400
SunSentinel - A helicopter pilot landed on a levee in Everglades Holiday Park on Sept. 13 after briefly losing contact with an air-traffic-control tower.
Firefighters Deploy More Assets to Calif. Fire
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:23:00 -0400
Aviation Today - Fixed-wing air tanker and helicopter operators are helping firefighters get the upper hand on a massive fire which has been burning for the past month in the Klamath National Forest along the California-Oregon border.
NOTAM Issued for Tampa, Fla.
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:11:00 -0400
The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the Tampa, Fla., area for September 16-17. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.
Sikorsky Model S–92A: Airworthiness Directive Revision
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:49:00 -0400
The FAA is revising airworthiness directive (AD) 2014–07–04 that published in the Federal Register to correct certain errors. AD 2014–07–04 applied to certain Sikorsky Model S–92A helicopters.
NOTAMs Issued for TOMORROW (Sept. 16) for Atlanta, Ga.
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:31:00 -0400
The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the Atlanta, Ga., area for TOMORROW (September 16). Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.
Airbus Helicopters: Fueltron Flowmeter
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:18:00 -0400
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive for Airbus Helicopters, Inc. (previously Eurocopter France) Model AS355E, AS355F, AS355F1, and AS355F2 helicopters with a Fueltron flowmeter installed.
Vector: Exhibiting at Africa Aerospace and Defence
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:03:00 -0400
Toronto, ON, Canada – Vector Aerospace Corporation will exhibit at Africa Aerospace and Defence 2014 (AAD 2014), taking place at the Waterkloof Air Force Base Centurion, City of Tshwane, South Africa from September 17-21, 2014 (Booth 6C14).
The Helicopter Museum: Little Devils Go Free
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:50:00 -0400
Weston-super-Mare, England - What do bats, vampires, owls, witches and helicopters have in common? Firstly, they can all fly, and secondly they all feature at an extra-special family-themed event at The Helicopter Museum later this month.
Summit Aviation: Prepares Chinook for Civilian Job
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:37:00 -0400
Middletown, Del. – Summit Aviation recently helped a veteran of military aviation, a Boeing CH-47D Chinook helicopter, make a groundbreaking transition into a productive new role in civilian life, firefighting.
USFS Vendor Summit Meeting, Boise, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:29:00 -0400
HAI reminds members of the aerial firefighting industry of a U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Aviation and Contracting Vendor Summit Meeting in Boise, Idaho, September 30 and October 1. Note these are corrected dates as per a USFS announcement in FedBizOps.
AgustaWestland: Japan Police Orders AW109 Power
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:09:00 -0400
Finmeccanica - AgustaWestland and Kanematsu Corporation announce that the Japan National Police Agency has ordered one AW109 Power light twin helicopter which will be operated by Kyoto Police. The helicopter will be configured with role equipment such as a rescue hoist, search light, and rappelling kit.