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Thu, 05 May 2016 14:58:00 -0400

Boost Human External Cargo Systems Inc. has secured Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for an innovative new HEC System for light helicopters.

Thu, 05 May 2016 14:39:00 -0400

( - The European Aviation Safety Agency announces today the creation of a task force to assess the risk of collision between drones and aircraft.

Thu, 05 May 2016 14:29:00 -0400

(Malay Mail) - A search and rescue operation is underway to locate a helicopter carrying six individuals, including a deputy minister, which ....

Thu, 05 May 2016 14:02:00 -0400

(Flightglobal) - Bell Helicopter has joined the fuselage to the tilting wings and fixed nacelles of the V-280 Valor more than a year in advance ....

Thu, 05 May 2016 13:52:00 -0400

(AP) - Airbus Helicopters, the manufacturer of the EC-225LP helicopter that crashed in western Norway last week, killing all 13 people on board ....

Thu, 05 May 2016 13:46:00 -0400

(WBAY-TV) - A pilot helping with the installation of transmission lines was killed when the helicopter crashed in Manitowoc County Wednesday ....

Thu, 05 May 2016 13:35:00 -0400

(Bloomberg) - CHC Group Ltd., a provider of helicopter transport for offshore oil drillers, filed for bankruptcy protection in the U.S. after ....

Thu, 05 May 2016 13:30:00 -0400

(Radio New Zealand) - The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has called for more training and operational changes for Robinson ....

Thu, 05 May 2016 12:43:00 -0400

Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority has issued an emergency airworthiness directive, mirroring one from the European Aviation Safety Agency, following a fatal accident occurred in Norway on 29 April 2016 to an EC225 LP helicopter. The partial information available so far indicate in-flight separation of the main rotor hub from the main gearbox (MGB). Investigation is on-going to identify the root cause of this accident. For the reason described above, this AD requires, as a precautionary measure, to perform certain inspections.

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