German army study sees need for dozens more light helicopters
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:57:00 -0400
(Euronews) - The German military needs dozens of new light helicopters to cover shortfalls in flight hours for pilot training and carry....
FAA AD 2018-16-01: B/E Aerospace Fischer GmbH attendant/pilot seats
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:50:00 -0400
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain B/E Aerospace Fischer GmbH Attendant Seats NG and Pilot Seats 120/335. This AD requires removing and replacing the energy absorber (EA) assemblies on affected pilot seats and the removing and replacing affected attendant seats. This AD was prompted by the discovery that rivets with insufficient strength were used during the manufacture of EA assemblies installed on certain seats. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
EASA Notification of proposed AD: Leonardo AW169 helicopters
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:45:00 -0400
This AD supersedes EASA AD 2017-0137, and requires a one-time check of the friction of the pilot collective stick assembly. This Proposed AD will be closed for consultation on 07 September 2018.
A helicopter for a head helps bipedal robot walk with confidence (VIDEO)
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:42:00 -0400
(The Verge) - Ask the elderly, toddlers, or the very drunk: walking can be tough. And the times when it is, you need a helping hand to keep you on....
Helicopter down in rural North Dakota, pilot survives (VIDEO)
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:38:00 -0400
(Valley News Live) - A Hughes 269C helicopter crashed in a wheat field in South East Kindred earlier this morning.
EASA Notification of proposed AD: Leonardo AW169/189 helicopters
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:37:00 -0400
This proposed AD requires modification of the emergency exit windows installation. This Proposed AD will be closed for consultation on 28 August 2018.