Emirati Jet Ski Rider Rescued by Police Helicopter
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:29:00 -0400
Abu Dhabi (thenational.ae) - A rider who fell from his jet ski in high seas has been rescued by helicopter after more than 15 hours.
Come and Play and Enjoy the Day!
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:15:00 -0400
Alexandria, Va. - Play a round of golf at Helicopter Foundation International's 2015 Scholarship Golf Tournament, Sunday, March 1, at beautiful Falcon's Fire Golf Club in Kissimmee, Florida — a first-class course — and enjoy a great kick-off start to HAI HELI-EXPO 2015!
Worker Hit by Rotor Blade at Oregon Airport
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:04:00 -0400
Lakeside, Ore. (dailyjournal.net) — The Coos County sheriff's office says a man was hit in the head by a helicopter's rotor blade in an accident at an airport in the southern Oregon community of Lakeside.
Nepal Floods: Helicopters Help Evacuations
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:50:00 -0400
Kathmandu, Nepal (inquirer.net) – Rescuers find bodies buried under mud and debris. As the weather cleared after three days of incessant rain, the government deployed 2,000 rescue workers and four helicopters to help evacuate thousands of people from badly hit western districts.
Man Accused of Pointing Laser at DPS Helicopter
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:42:00 -0400
Mission, Texas (valleycentral.com) - A Mission man is accused of pointing a laser at a Department of Public Safety (DPS) helicopter, which temporarily blinded the pilot.
Two Killed in Tuscaloosa County Helicopter Crash
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:31:00 -0400
Tuscaloosa County, Ala. (WBRC) - Two people were killed in a helicopter crash in northeast Tuscaloosa County on Aug. 19.
Helicopters to Spray Buffelgrass in Saguaro National Park
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:53:00 -0400
Tucson, Ariz. (Tucson News Now) - Some trails in Saguaro National Park will be closed as crews take to the air to deal with an alien invader, beginning Tuesday, Aug. 19.
Spokane Sheriff Expanding Air 1 Program
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:40:00 -0400
Spokane, Wash. (kxly.com) - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office is taking ownership of two more helicopters to add to its Air 1 program, courtesy of the U.S. Army.
Polish Kruk Attack Helicopter Competition Gains Bidders
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:27:00 -0400
Rotor & Wing - Tension stemming from the conflict in Ukraine is cited as a reason behind Poland's announced intention to increase its defense spending up to two percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). In line with this it is fast-tracking helicopter programs within the Polish Ministry of Defence's Technical Modernization Program 2013-2022.
Robots Moving Robots: Fully Autonomous Mission
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:15:00 -0400
Dallas, Texas (Aviation Today) - Lockheed Martin, in collaboration with the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, successfully conducted a fully autonomous resupply, reconnaissance, surveillance and target-acquisition demonstration using its Squad Mission Support System unmanned ground vehicle, K-MAX unmanned helicopter, and Gyrocam optical sensor.
USFS Vendor Summit Meeting, Boise, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:03:00 -0400
HAI advises 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.
HAI, Other Assns, Press DOT for Medical Certification Action
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:49:00 -0400
HAI President Matt Zuccaro recently joined six other general aviation association presidents in signing a letter to US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, urging the Department of Transportation to complete its review of an FAA notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) regarding medical certification standards. The result of a petition originally filed by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association and the Experimental Aviation Association, the NPRM would make substantive changes to the requirements for a third class medical certificate.
Attn: Would-Be HELI-EXPO Exhibitors! Deadline Approaches.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:32:00 -0400
Potential HAI HELI-EXPO 2015 exhibitors need to mark August 29th on their calendars. That's the deadline for entering Lottery 2, which will decide booth space assignment. You'll increase your chances of getting a booth location closest to your preferences listed on your application.
NOTAM Issued for East Hartford, Conn.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:16:00 -0400
The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the East Hartford, Conn., area for August 20. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.
NOTAM Issued for White Plains, N.Y. and Greenwich/Stamford, Conn.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:03:00 -0400
The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the White Plains, N.Y., and Greenwich/Stamford, Conn., areas for August 20-21. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.