Elbit Systems: SkyVis Used Onboard AW-109SP
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:45:00 -0400
Elbit Systems recently completed a series of successful helicopter flight tests in Zurich, using the SkyVis Day/Night Head Mounted Display onboard an AW-109SP helicopter of the Swiss air rescue company Rega.
Global Aerospace: Waypoint Joins SM4 Program
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:42:00 -0400
Parsippany, N.J. - Global Aerospace, Inc., announces partnership with Waypoint Global Strategies to provide training and logistical support to the Unmanned Aircraft System community and Global Aerospace customers through its industry leading SM4 Safety Program.
Coptersafety: AW139 Full Flight Simulator Ready
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:30:00 -0400
Helsinki Airport, Finland - Coptersafety Ltd is pleased to announce that its AW139 full flight simulator received the EASA Level D certification from the Finnish CAA and is now ready for training. The new CAE series 3000 AW139 FFS is jointly developed by CAE and AgustaWestland.
NOTAM Issued for TOMORROW (Oct. 1) for Chicago, Ill.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:14:00 -0400
The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the Chicago, Ill., area for October 1-2. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.
NOTAM Issued for TOMORROW (Oct. 1) for Gary, Ind.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:03:00 -0400
The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the Gary, Ind., area for TOMORROW (October 1). Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.
FAA to Issue HEMS Rule Clarification
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:12:00 -0400
The FAA is expected to issue a clarification on Tuesday regarding one section of the Helicopter Air Ambulance, Commercial Helicopter, and Part 91 Helicopter Operations Rule, more commonly known as the HEMS Rule. The clarification addresses some confusion regarding 14 CFR 135.613, Approach/Departure IFR Transitions.
Employment Opportunities at Hillsboro Aviation
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:40:00 -0400
2 openings: Chief Pilot - Rotor Wing and Bell 205 Mechanic
IHST: 4 Documents Every Helicopter Pilot Needs to Read
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:34:00 -0400
Most of the time, getting back to basics can be a helicopter pilot’s best course of action during any stage of a flight. These documents, according to the safety experts at the International Helicopter Safety Team (www.IHST.org), offer pilots and operators a basic and solid foundation in order to enhance helicopter safety and reduce accidents.
Universal Avionics: TSO Approval for SCN 1001/1101
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 17:30:00 -0400
Tucson, Ariz. – The FAA has granted Technical Standard Order (TSO) approval for Universal Avionics SBAS-Flight Management System / Multi-Missions Management System Software Control Number (SCN) 1001/1101. This major software release includes several new and enhanced features to improve operational efficiency and support special mission operations.
Safran: SBH Contract with Aero Asahi
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 17:04:00 -0400
Bordes - Aero Asahi Corporation and its subsidiary Central Helicopter Service, have signed with Turbomeca (Safran) a 5 year extension of the SBH (Support By the Hour) contract covering their fleet of Arriel 2 and Arriel 1E2 engines.
South Africa Helicopter Crash Kills Two
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 16:37:00 -0400
Johannesburg (ewn.co.za) - A helicopter has crashed near Rand Airport in Germiston. It is understood at least two people have been killed in the crash.
JETNET to Highlight New Releases at 2014 NBAA
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 16:02:00 -0400
Utica, N.Y. – JETNET LLC will demonstrate their latest aircraft research and forecast service offerings at NBAA2014 in Orlando, Florida. This year's NBAA runs October 21-23, and JETNET will be in booth 1099.
HAI Firefighting Safety Conference
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 15:30:00 -0400
The HAI Firefighting Safety Conference, Nov. 17-19, Grove Hotel, Boise, Idaho, covers operational and flight safety issues faced by aerial firefighters. Plan to attend and to exhibit: All sponsors will receive recognition at the conference as well as the opportunity to exhibit. There are limited sponsorship opportunities left, so act now!
LAST WEEK to Nominate for Salute to Excellence!
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 15:07:00 -0400
Alexandria, Va. – This is your last week to nominate a person or organization that exemplifies all that's best in our industry! Salute to Excellence: don't let service above and beyond the call of duty go unrecognized!
Aero Design: Cyclic Friction for Bell 206/407 Available
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:30:00 -0400
Powell River, BC, Canada – The Aero Design Cyclic Friction for the Bell 206B, 206L, and Bell 407 is now available through Bell Helicopter's Aeronautical Accessories brand.