Airbus Helicopters: EC135 T3/P3 Takes On the Alps
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:01:00 -0400
Donauwörth, Germany – The enhanced T3/P3 version of Airbus Helicopters EC135 twin-engine rotorcraft demonstrated its improved performance – especially in high-and-hot operating conditions – during a three-day event in the Italian Dolomites.
AgustaWestland: Yokohama City F.D. Orders AW139
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:48:00 -0400
Finmeccanica - AgustaWestland and Mitsui Bussan Aerospace are pleased to announce that the Yokohama City Fire Department has ordered a second AW139 intermediate twin helicopter.
Sikorsky: Develop "Digital Backbone" for Future Vertical Lift
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:27:00 -0400
Washington - Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and Boeing have been selected to help develop the Joint Common Architecture standard for the U.S. Army's Joint Multi-Role Science and Technology program.
Senate Action Heating Up on Highway Bill
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:11:00 -0400
The U.S. Senate has now reached a unanimous-consent agreement, setting up votes on four amendments before a vote on final passage on the House-passed bill to replenish the Highway Trust Fund. Votes are expected July 29.
Genesys: Stabilization & Autopilot System for R44
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:57:00 -0400
Mineral Wells, Texas - Genesys Aerosystems announces that its HeliSAS Helicopter Stability Augmentation System and Autopilot is available for ordering for retrofit installation in Robinson R44 series helicopters.
Conflicting Rulings on Obamacare
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:46:00 -0400
Two federal appeals courts issued conflicting rulings on the legality of Obamacare subsidies in the federal exchanges this week. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth circuit said that it is OK, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia said that it is not.
The Helicopter Museum: Cockpit Crazy
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:34:00 -0400
August is a very special month to visit The Helicopter Museum in Weston-super-Mare as, for the first time in its 25 year history, it will allow the public into the cockpits of some of its rare aircraft.
UTair: Air Show in Tyumen
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:21:00 -0400
On August 16, Russian Air Fleet Day, UTair Aviation will open its doors for the sixth time at the launch of the biennial Air Show at Plekhanovo Airport in Tyumen. In addition to an aircraft exhibition, attendees will witness demonstration helicopter flights.
U.S. Senate View on Corporate Tax Inversions
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:09:00 -0400
Republicans are coming under growing political pressure to address of wave of companies merging with firms in lower-tax jurisdictions in order to avoid the 35 percent corporate tax rate.
WomenVenture at EAA AirVenture in Seventh Year
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:00:00 -0400
Women attending EAA AirVenture will have a show all their own when WomenVenture takes place on Wednesday, July 30 with a day-long roster of women-centered events.
NOTAM Issued for Los Angeles, Calif.
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:51:00 -0400
The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the Los Angeles, Calif., area for July 23-24. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.
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.