This Week in Congress
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:59:00 -0400
(Alexandria, Va. - July 22, 2014) - With ten days remaining until the Department of Transportation (DOT) has to cut reimbursement to states because Congress hasn't addressed the Highway Trust Fund, the Senate could set up a vote on the House-passed highway patch -- along with several amendments or alternatives at any time this week once a deal has been reached.
Bell Helicopter Delivers 407GXs to the Pa. State Police
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:55:00 -0400
Fort Worth, Texas (July 22, 2014) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today the delivery of the first two of six Bell 407GX helicopters to the Pennsylvania State Police. They will be used for airborne law enforcement patrol and will serve citizens throughout the Commonwealth.
LORD MicroStrain Wins Sensors Expo Innovation Award
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:49:00 -0400
(Cary, NC – July 22, 2014) – LORD MicroStrain® Sensing Systems has been awarded a 2014 Best of Sensors Expo Silver Innovation Award for its 3DM-GX4-25 Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS) Inertial Sensor.
Metro Aviation delivers EC135 to HealthNet Aeromedical Services, Inc.
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:19:00 -0400
(22 JUL 2014 - Shreveport, Louisiana) – Metro Aviation, a worldwide provider of air medical completion services, recently delivered an Airbus EC135 to HealthNet Aeromedical Services, Inc. Metro is the largest air medical completion center in the world and specializes in EC135 and EC145 aircraft.
REACH Air Medical Services to Open Rancho Cordova Air Ambulance Base
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:15:00 -0400
(Santa Rosa, Calif. - July 22, 2014) - REACH Air Medical Services (REACH) announces the expansion of their Northern California operations with a new base in Rancho Cordova, Calif., providing life-saving 24/7 emergency medical services to the Sacramento area. REACH chose this location to better serve the needs of one of the fastest growing areas in the Sacramento region.
News from FlightSafety International
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:04:00 -0400
(New York) - FlightSafety International on Tuesday made several personnel announcements at its St. Louis, Mo., and Houston, Texas facilities.
NOTAM Issued for Cincinnati, OH
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:45:00 -0400
The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the Cincinnati, Ohio, area for July 24. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.
GAMA Welcomes Jonathan Archer
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:29:00 -0400
GAMA announced that Jonathan Archer, a 24-year aviation industry veteran, has joined the association as Director of Engineering & Airworthiness.
News from DART
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:53:00 -0400
Air BP Fuels Games Competitors
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:08:00 -0400
Leading international aviation fuel products and service supplier Air BP is carrying images of BP athlete ambassadors on 15 of its Scottish based refuelling trucks in support of this summer’s Games in Glasgow.
Columbia Assists in Battling Wildfires
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:00:00 -0400
Columbia Helicopters is responding to the sudden surge in fires across the western United States with five heavy-lift helicopters deployed to fires in three states.
Bell Announces HEMS Bell 429s in the Middle East
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:53:00 -0400
Bell Helicopter announced a signed purchase agreement for the first two Bell 429s configured for Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) in the Middle East.
EC135 Simulator Receives FAA Approval
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:42:00 -0400
Although the EC135 Level D Full Motion Simulator was certified at its previous location, FlightSafety International’s DFW facility, it had to receive FAA certification once again at its new base in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Russian Helicopters to Train Pilots at Ulan-Ude
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:30:00 -0400
Russian Helicopters will host pilots from Mongolyn Alt Corporation (MAK) at Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant's Aviation Training Centre, under an agreement on training of flight and engineering personnel.
Advanced Helicopter Services Announces Maintenance Service Agreement
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400
Woodland, CA – Advanced Helicopter Services (AHS) has announced a service agreement to provide helicopter maintenance services for the City of Sacramento, California.