Boost Systems gains FAA STC for new Human External Cargo system
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.
EASA creates task force to assess risk of drone-aircraft collisions
Thu, 05 May 2016 14:39:00 -0400
(Luchtzak.be) - The European Aviation Safety Agency announces today the creation of a task force to assess the risk of collision between drones and aircraft.
Helicopter carrying deputy minister, 5 others goes missing in Malaysia
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 ....
Bell Helicopter mates fuselage and wings of first V-280
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 ....
Airbus advises rotor checks of Norway helicopter crash model
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 ....
Pilot stringing wire in Wisconsin killed in helicopter crash
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 ....
CHC in bankruptcy as oil slump hits offshore helicopter service
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 ....
New Zealand commission calls for training, operational changes for Robinson helicopters
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 ....
Emer. AD (Australia): Airbus EC-225 LP Main Rotor Hub
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.