FAA Cracks Down Hard on UAS Violations
Wed, 07 Oct 2015 00:29:00 -0400
The FAA on Tuesday, Oct. 6, announced a $1.9 million fine against a commercial UAS operator for 65 allegedly unauthorized unmanned aircraft flights in Chicago and New York City between 2012 and 2014.
Airbus Helicopters: H160 Program in Full Swing
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 21:21:00 -0400
London - The H160 mock-up makes its British debut at Helitech, as the program steadily pursues its flight test campaign. The first prototype flights are progressing according to plan, and the aircraft has already reached a maximum speed of 175 kts and an altitude of 10 000 feet.
Donaldson: Joins University of Miami Research Program
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 21:06:00 -0400
Minneapolis, Minn. - Donaldson Aerospace & Defense has joined forces with the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science on a one-of-a-kind flying scientific laboratory designed to assist scientists to obtain vital information about climate and human health.
Coast Guard Rescues Mother, Infant from Flooded House
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 20:50:00 -0400
Huger, S.C. (WJCL news) - A mother and her infant were rescued from the roof of their flooded home by a U.S. Coast Guard air crew in Huger, S.C. on Oct. 4.
Four Hurt in Helicopter Crash
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 20:29:00 -0400
Parkston, S.D. (argusleader.com) - Four people were injured after a helicopter crashed into a building in Parkston on Oct. 5. The three passengers were employees of Agland Cooperative Fertilizer.
HFI Aviation Scholarships: Waiting for YOU!
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 20:15:00 -0400
Alexandria, Va. - Helicopter Foundation International (HFI) offers scholarships for students studying to become part of the vertical-aviation industry. Apply now, and if your'e lucky it could pave your way to joining our exciting industry!
Air Methods: Acquires San Antonio AirLIFE
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 20:02:00 -0400
Air Methods Corporation has acquired San Antonio AirLIFE, owned by Baptist Health System of San Antonio/Tenet Corporation, and Bexar County Hospital District doing business as University Health System.