Downwind Takeoffs and the Inherent Danger
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:11:00 -0400
AOPA - Humans like to push limits. Many have found themselves coasting into the next gas station on fumes, or worse, on the side of the highway. Sadly, this is the same mindset we can fall in to with downwind takeoffs...
Share Your Tax Ideas with U.S. Senate!
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:30:00 -0400
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and ranking member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) are seeking public input into the committee’s working groups, which are studying ways to revamp the tax code.
Helicopter Crash Landing near Springbank Airport
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:08:00 -0400
Calgary, Canada (globalnews.ca) – Two people were injured when a helicopter made a hard landing north of the Springbank Airport on March 25.
Competing ATC Overhaul Could Imperil FAA Reauthorization
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:30:00 -0400
Current FAA reauthorization expires in September, and lawmakers could be on a path of disagreement on how to restructure the FAA — leading to another slew of extensions. Last go around, FAA reauthorization dragged on for several years and involved 23 extensions.
Practice Makes Perfect for KCFD
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:02:00 -0400
Kern County, Calif. (airmedandrescue.com) - Kern County Fire Department (KCFD) recently played host to a team from local news agency KGET 17, who shot footage as one of the Department's firefighters was re-certified for hoist rescue training.
U.S. Congress Recesses after Marathon Vote-a-Rama
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 14:30:00 -0400
Lawmakers will not be back in Washington, DC, until the week of April 13, following votes that put budget resolutions behind them.
Airbus Helicopters: Appreciation Award for MHS Aviation
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 14:12:00 -0400
Malaysia's MHS Aviation Berhad has received an Award of Appreciation that acknowledges its world-class achievements in operations for the oil and gas sector using Airbus Helicopters-built rotorcraft.