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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:17:00 -0400
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Latitude: Introduces DL150 FANS SDU at NBAA
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:56:00 -0400
Victoria, BC, Canada — Latitude Technologies will be introducing its new DL150 FANS 1/A+ satellite date unit (SDU) and showcasing the company's complete product family at the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Orlando, October 21-23, at Booth #1614.
Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing at School
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:28:00 -0400
North Merrick, N.Y. (WABC) - A helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing on the grounds of a junior high school in Long Island. Due to a mechanical issue and with smoke coming out of the helicopter, it safely touched ground at Brookside Junior High School.
ACSF: Welcomes Associated Aircraft Group
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:11:00 -0400
Alexandria, Va. - Associated Aircraft Group (AAG) is the newest company to join the Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF). Along with 100 other companies, AAG supports the ACSF's vision to enable on-demand air charter providers and fractional program managers to achieve the highest levels of safety in the aviation industry.
HAI Firefighting Safety Conference: Attend and Support!
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:52:00 -0400
The HAI Firefighting Safety Conference, Nov. 17-19, Grove Hotel, Boise, Idaho, covers operational and flight safety issues faced by aerial firefighters. Come and support YOUR sector!
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NOTAM Issued for Chicago, Ill.
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:40:00 -0400
The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the Chicago, Ill., area for October 22-23. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.
LCI: Lease New AW139 to HeliService
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:27:00 -0400
Lease Corporation International (LCI) has entered into an agreement to lease a new AgustaWestland AW139 to HeliService international, a leading provider of offshore services, passenger and cargo transportation, polar flights, and helicopter maintenance services.
Rockwell Collins: Introduces New ARINCDirect
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:14:00 -0400
Orlando, Fla. – Rockwell Collins has introduced its new ARINCDirect suite of flight support services for business aviation. The new ARINCDirect consolidates and integrates the company's former Ascend Flight Information Solutions and ARINC Direct services into one industry-leading solution.
Trakka: Searchlight Delivered for U.K. SAR
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:59:00 -0400
Moorabbin, Australia – Trakkacorp Pty Ltd is proud to announce the first Trakkabeam searchlight has now been delivered to Bristow Helicopters Ltd fully installed and integrated on to the new S-92 aircraft from Sikorsky.
DART Aerospace: Expanding Coverage in Europe
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:48:00 -0400
Hawkesbury, ON, Canada – DART Aerospace is proud to announce a new non-exclusive partnership agreement with Heliswiss Iberica (HI), a company based in Barcelona, Spain. HI will be a non-exclusive distributor for DART and will market DART products in Europe.
HAI Thanks TSA Admin. Pistole for Cooperative Effort
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.
Erickson: Contract Extension with U.S. Navy
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).
Rescuers Airlift 154 after Deadly Nepal Storm
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:17:00 -0400
nz.news.yahoo.com - 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.
Offshore Helicopter Services: Growing Asian Market
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:03:00 -0400
aogdigital.com - 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.
Drafting Of Russia-China Aviation Agreement
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:30:00 -0400
defense-aerospace.com - 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.