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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:32:00 -0400

australiandefence.com.au - Technology to increase the chances of surviving helicopter accidents at sea has won the 2014 Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) Eureka Prize in support of Outstanding Science for Safeguarding Australia.


Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:18:00 -0400

London - The British Royal Family seeks an aircraft captain to join the Queen's Helicopter Flight, consisting of a small team of pilots and ground support personnel operating a privately operated Sikorsky S76 and an AgustaWestland 109S.


Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:07:00 -0400

Tombstone, Ariz. (dailyjournal.net) - A pilot and Cochise County Sheriff's officer have escaped injury after the helicopter they were in landed in the southern Arizona desert without a rear rotor.


Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:49:00 -0400

Fort Worth, Texas - Bell Helicopter announced its Aeronautical Accessories brand is now a distributor for several new products from the Helifab product line.


Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:35:00 -0400

SunSentinel - A helicopter pilot landed on a levee in Everglades Holiday Park on Sept. 13 after briefly losing contact with an air-traffic-control tower.


Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:23:00 -0400

Aviation Today - Fixed-wing air tanker and helicopter operators are helping firefighters get the upper hand on a massive fire which has been burning for the past month in the Klamath National Forest along the California-Oregon border.


Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:11:00 -0400

The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the Tampa, Fla., area for September 16-17. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.


Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:49:00 -0400

The FAA is revising airworthiness directive (AD) 2014–07–04 that published in the Federal Register to correct certain errors. AD 2014–07–04 applied to certain Sikorsky Model S–92A helicopters.


Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:31:00 -0400

The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the Atlanta, Ga., area for TOMORROW (September 16). Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.


Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:18:00 -0400

The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive for Airbus Helicopters, Inc. (previously Eurocopter France) Model AS355E, AS355F, AS355F1, and AS355F2 helicopters with a Fueltron flowmeter installed.


Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:03:00 -0400

Toronto, ON, Canada – Vector Aerospace Corporation will exhibit at Africa Aerospace and Defence 2014 (AAD 2014), taking place at the Waterkloof Air Force Base Centurion, City of Tshwane, South Africa from September 17-21, 2014 (Booth 6C14).


Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:50:00 -0400

Weston-super-Mare, England - What do bats, vampires, owls, witches and helicopters have in common? Firstly, they can all fly, and secondly they all feature at an extra-special family-themed event at The Helicopter Museum later this month.


Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:37:00 -0400

Middletown, Del. – Summit Aviation recently helped a veteran of military aviation, a Boeing CH-47D Chinook helicopter, make a groundbreaking transition into a productive new role in civilian life, firefighting.


Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:29:00 -0400

HAI reminds 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.


Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:09:00 -0400

Finmeccanica - AgustaWestland and Kanematsu Corporation announce that the Japan National Police Agency has ordered one AW109 Power light twin helicopter which will be operated by Kyoto Police. The helicopter will be configured with role equipment such as a rescue hoist, search light, and rappelling kit.


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