MMEL Revision: Robinson R22/R44
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:50:00 -0400
The FAA has published Master Minimum Equipment List (MMEL) Revision: 3 for R22, R22 ALPHA, R22 BETA, R22 MARINER, R44, R44 II aircraft.
HAI Firefighting Conference: Attend, Support, Represent!
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:21:00 -0400
The HAI Firefighting Safety Conference covers operational and flight safety issues faced by aerial firefighters. Come and support YOUR sector, Nov. 17-19, Grove Hotel, Boise, Idaho.
There are TWO sponsorship opportunities left. Sponsors receive recognition at the conference as well as the opportunity to exhibit, so act now!
Honeywell International: Air Data Pressure Transducers
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:57:00 -0400
The FAA is removing Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2012-26-15, which applied to certain Honeywell International Inc. air data pressure transducers as installed on various aircraft. AD 2012-26-15 required doing various tests or checks of equipment having certain air data pressure transducers, removing equipment if necessary, and reporting the results of the tests or checks.
Curtiss-Wright: Contract from Northrop Grumman for UH-60V
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:44:00 -0400
Curtiss-Wright Corporation's Defense Solutions division has received a contract from Northrop Grumman Corporation to supply its commercial-off-the-shelf ruggedized single board computer, network switch, and graphics display module technology to provide a digitized cockpit solution for use in the U.S. Army's UH-60V program.
AgustaWestland: New Training Services Contracts
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:30:00 -0400
Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland is pleased to announce the signing of two training services contracts to support its family of new generation helicopters.
NOTAM Issued for Detroit, Mich.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:13:00 -0400
The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the Detroit, Mich., area for November 1-2. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.
Airbus Helicopters: Main Gearbox Oil Cooler Hopper
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:59:00 -0400
This emergency airworthiness directive (EAD) 2014-22-51 is being sent to owners and operators of Airbus Helicopters Model EC130T2 helicopters. This EAD is prompted by several cases of a cracked main gearbox oil cooler hopper. The cracks were found on the hopper at the fan attachment points.
Medical Helicopter Service, N.D.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:48:00 -0400
Dickinson, N.D. (The Dickinson Press) - A new medical helicopter service has landed in Dickinson, just three months after Spirit Lifeline pulled out of the area. The Grand Forks-based Valley Med Flight began operating out of the new CHI St. Joseph's Health facility earlier this month.
NOTAM Issued for Las Vegas, Nev.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:36:00 -0400
The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the Las Vegas, Nev., area for November 1-2. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.
DOI Seeks Aviation Safety Compliance Specialist
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:24:00 -0400
The U.S. Department of the Interior seeks an Aviation Safety Compliance Specialist. This position is located in the office of Aviation Services, Alaska Regional Office in Anchorage, Alaska. The Regional Office provides safety oversight for all DOI fleet and contractor aircraft operations for a large geographical area through aircraft and equipment inspection.
Helicopter Crashes in Northwest Rwanda
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:12:00 -0400
en.starafrica.com - A small civilian helicopter has crashed near Nyabihu, a district located in northwestern Rwanda on Tuesday. The pilot and three passengers on board had survived the accident.
NOTAM Issued for Providence, R.I.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:01:00 -0400
The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the Providence, R.I., area for October 31. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.
Bell Helicopter: Sheriffs Expand Fleet with 407GXs
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:29:00 -0400
Orlando, Fla. – Bell Helicopter announces the sale of two Bell 407GXs to two North American sheriff aviation departments: the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office in Arizona, and the Contra Costa County Sheriff's department in California.
Helicopter to Serve Air Rescue Team of Beijing Red Cross
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:11:00 -0400
english.cri.cn - An EC135 aircraft equipped with aerial medical devices will serve a professional air rescue team of the Beijing Red Cross Foundation.
Lawmakers Work to Save Coast Guard Rescue Helicopters
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:55:00 -0400
Charleston, S.C. (dailyjournal.net) — Lawmakers on opposite sides of the nation are working to keep U.S. Coast Guard rescue helicopters stationed along their coasts. The Coast Guard wants to remove rescue helicopters from Johns Island near Charleston and from Newport, Oregon.