NOTAM for TOMORROW (Nov. 1) for San Bernardino, Calif.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:19:00 -0400
The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the San Bernardino, Calif., area for November 1. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.
NOTAM Issued for Philadelphia, Pa.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:18:00 -0400
The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the Philadelphia, Pa., area for November 2-3. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.
Search and Rescue Helicopter Station Opens in Spring
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:05:00 -0400
news.stv.tv - The first of two new coastguard helicopter stations in Scotland will open in April 2015. The base at Inverness Airport will be followed by six others across the U.K. as private helicopter operator Bristow takes over search and rescue duties from the RAF.
France Upgrades Ukraine Gunships
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:48:00 -0400
Le Bourget, France (en.itar-tass.com) - French company is involved in upgrading Ukrainian Mil Mi-24 helicopter gunships with anti-tank guided missiles.
NOTAM Issued for New Haven/Bridgeport, Conn.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:35:00 -0400
The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the New Haven/Bridgeport, Conn., areas for November 2. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.
Airbus Helicopters: EC135 for Western Power Distribution
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:19:00 -0400
Oxford, U.K. – Western Power Distribution (WPD) has signed a purchase agreement for a new EC135 P2e from Airbus Helicopters U.K. The aircraft will join WPD's four current EC135 P1s, making it one of the largest independent fleets in the U.K.
Ancestor of Today's Military Helicopters
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:04:00 -0400
defenseone.com - In 1927, George de Bothezat told Popular Science that helicopters were "exactly where the airplane stood after the first few flights of the Wright Brothers." What he means is that helicopters had, indeed, flown. Bothezat himself had built one that lifted off the ground while carrying the weight of four people. They just hadn't flown well...
NOTAM Issued for TOMORROW (Oct. 31) for San Diego, Calif.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:51:00 -0400
The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the San Diego, Calif. area for October 31 - November 1. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.
HAI HELI-EXPO Strikes Gold at TSE Summit!
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:33:00 -0400
Alexandria, Va. - The senior executive staff of the 100 major exhibitions that make up the Trade Show Executive (TSE) Gold 100 were saluted this Fall at the 7th annual TSE Gold 100 Awards & Summit, October 22-24 in Dana Point, Calif. HAI HELI-EXPO 2013, held in Las Vegas, was recognized in the top half of these major shows.
New System for Tackling Weeds from the Sky
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:12:00 -0400
Northern Territory, Australia (abc.net.au) - Heli-Muster NT has been trialling an automated hopper, which drops grains of herbicide from the position of the passenger seat inside the helicopter, through a hole in the floor and onto the weeds below.
Able: FAA Approval for New Bell 407 PMA
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:58:00 -0400
Mesa, Ariz. – The FAA has awarded Able Aerospace approval of a new tail rotor output shaft replacement part (PMA) for the Bell 407 aircraft.
MMEL Revision: Robinson R22/R44
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:50:00 -0400
The FAA has published Master Minimum Equipment List (MMEL) Revision: 3 for R22, R22 ALPHA, R22 BETA, R22 MARINER, R44, R44 II aircraft.
Honeywell International: Air Data Pressure Transducers
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:57:00 -0400
The FAA is removing Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2012-26-15, which applied to certain Honeywell International Inc. air data pressure transducers as installed on various aircraft. AD 2012-26-15 required doing various tests or checks of equipment having certain air data pressure transducers, removing equipment if necessary, and reporting the results of the tests or checks.
Curtiss-Wright: Contract from Northrop Grumman for UH-60V
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:44:00 -0400
Curtiss-Wright Corporation's Defense Solutions division has received a contract from Northrop Grumman Corporation to supply its commercial-off-the-shelf ruggedized single board computer, network switch, and graphics display module technology to provide a digitized cockpit solution for use in the U.S. Army's UH-60V program.
AgustaWestland: New Training Services Contracts
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:30:00 -0400
Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland is pleased to announce the signing of two training services contracts to support its family of new generation helicopters.