Sun, 19 Oct 2014 20:39:00 -0400

The Helicopter Association International extends its thanks and appreciation to TSA Administrator John Pistole, following his announced intention to retire at the end of this year. “For more than four years, Administrator Pistole has worked cooperatively with the helicopter industry, general aviation, and in fact the entire aviation industry to protect the United States’ aviation system,” said HAI President Matt Zuccaro.

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:03:00 -0400

Portland, Ore. - Erickson Incorporated was recently awarded an option period extension with the United States Navy's Military Sealift Command (MSC).

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:17:00 -0400 - Workers using helicopters and battling waist-deep snow rescued over 150 people including foreign trekkers left stranded in Nepal's Himalayas, two days after a major snowstorm that triggered avalanches and killed more than 30 people.

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:03:00 -0400 - The use of offshore support helicopter services is growing, and new models have been developed with greater range to support operations further offshore. A recent helicopter market report expects increasing growth in Asia, Australasia, Africa, and Latin America.

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:30:00 -0400 - Alexander Mikheev, CEO of Russian Helicopters, took part in a signing ceremony between Russian and Chinese aviation authorities. The agreements set out the principles guiding joint work across design certification, production, airworthiness certification for export and technical cooperation.

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:01:00 -0400

The HAI Firefighting Safety Conference, Nov. 17-19, Grove Hotel, Boise, Idaho, covers operational and flight safety issues faced by YOU: aerial firefighters. Come and be in the know!

There are also limited sponsorship opportunities available. All sponsors receive recognition at the conference as well as the opportunity to exhibit - act now!

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:40:00 -0400

Raise your company's profile at HAI HELI-EXPO 2015 in Orlando, Fla., by donating to Helicopter Foundation International’s Online Auction. The auction will reach thousands of bidders from across the vertical aviation industry - and help a great industry cause!

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:05:00 -0400

Montreal, Canada – On Oct. 15, the Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) celebrated its 30th birthday with a reception and dinner to open the 2014 Strategic Leadership Conference (SLC). The event continued on Oct. 16 with a full agenda that explored the state of the aviation maintenance industry.

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:31:00 -0400

Phoenix, Ariz. -  Air Services International, LLC (ASI) is relocating to a newly constructed 20,040 ft.² facility near the Deer Valley Airport in Phoenix, Arizona. The relocation is currently in process and will be completed in early November.

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:02:00 -0400

Bedford, Texas – Helidosa now has the latest night vision technology for improved safety and mission readiness provided by Texas based lighting specialist, REBTECH. The new capability was integrated into a Bell 430 operated by Helidosa as an air ambulance.

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:30:00 -0400

Chicago, Ill. - Chicago's premier helicopter tour and transportation company, Chicago Helicopter Experience, will unveil the first and only private heliport in Chicago - set to open late fall 2014.

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:08:00 -0400

Lease Corporation International (LCI) has become the first aircraft lessor to take delivery of the new state-of-the-art AW189 helicopter. The aircraft is being placed on long term lease with the AgustaWestland Training Academy.

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:30:00 -0400

The emergence of Ebola on U.S. soil just weeks before the midterm elections is forcing politicians to figure out how to talk about the public health challenges from the lethal virus, including calls for flight bans, demands for an "Ebola Czar," and criticism of the Obama administration response.

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:01:00 -0400

Toronto, ON, Canada – Vector Aerospace Engine Services - Atlantic (ES-A) and SECA, a Vector Aerospace Company, will highlight their broad range of business aviation engine services at the National Business Aviation Association's (NBAA) Convention and Tradeshow in Orlando, Florida, from October 21-23 (Booth 2640).

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:30:00 -0400

In 2012, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated that the Affordable Care Act would reduce the deficit by $109 billion between 2013 and 2022. However, a new analysis by Republican staff of the U.S. Senate Budget Committee finds the law is increasing, not decreasing, the deficit.

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