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technews.tmcnet.com - The Federal Aviation Administration has expanded options for pilots wishing to participate in an Alaska-specific emergency response program. Mapping company DeLorme's inReach GPS is now an approved device for use in the Enhanced Special Reporting Service, according to FAA's Alaska Flight Services office.

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Helicopters Magazine - In an offshore helicopter accident, if the crash does not kill you, the sea may finish the job. Drowning is the leading cause of death following a helicopter ditching.

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Shetland, Scotland (news.stv.tv) - An offshore helicopter landed at a Shetland airport following an alert. The Super Puma EC225 was diverted to Sumburgh Airport after a warning light was triggered.

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The FAA has issued a Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) informing the aviation industry of potential non-conforming Military Specifications, Army Navy Standards, and National Aerospace Standards fasteners. The SAIB applies to manufacturers, owners, operators, and maintenance personnel of airplanes, rotorcraft, engines, and appliances.

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The Mid-Air Collision Avoidance and Tour comes to the Dover AFB, Dover, Del., on Saturday, May 17 at 7:00 am.

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Following a fatal crash off Shetland last August, a number of new regulations were proposed including a restriction on passenger numbers. Oil and gas UK said this would require an increase in flights, putting pressure on pilots and potentially delaying safety maintenance for offshore platforms. The British Airline Pilots Association have written to the Civil Aviation Authority asking to ensure all proposals were adopted.

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Engineers have been called out to a North Sea oil platform after a helicopter was forced to return during a crew change. The Sikorsky S92 was heading to Scatsta Airport on Shetland from Brent Delta when the crew reported "airframe vibration."

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The FAA has issued a Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin alerting owners, operators, and certificated repair facilities of the possibility of salt encrustation and engine performance degradation while operating the Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. S-92A in a heavy salt spray environment.

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The National Transportation Safety Board is pleased to announce a new Helicopter Accident Investigation Course, to be held August 18-22, 2014, at the NTSB's Training Center in Ashburn, Va.

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Trade body Oil & Gas UK said April 9 that it believes that a timeline for recommendations proposed in the Civil Aviation Authority's helicopter safety review, published in February, "does not take into account the full risk picture for offshore workers."

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