Future of AF Helicopter Fleets Discussed
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:09:00 -0400
Barksdale Air Force Base, La. (af.mil) - Air Force Global Strike Command's Helicopter Operations Division hosted the Worldwide Helicopter Conference Oct. 7-9, to discuss the current and future state of the U.S. Air Force's helicopter fleets.
Safe Flight Demos Copter Powerline Sensor
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:50:00 -0400
AOPA - The machine gun-like staccato pulses in the pilot's headset grew more intense and accelerated the closer the Bell 206 came to powerlines along Orlando’s Interstate 4. Pilot Andrew Hayden of AirOcean Aviation in Yalesville, Connecticut, was hired by Safe Flight to provide demonstrations of the system prior to the NBAA convention in Florida, Oct. 21 through 23.
CAE: Contracts to Support New Zealand Defence Force
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:35:00 -0400
Wellington, New Zealand - At the New Zealand Defence Industry Association annual forum, CAE announced it has been awarded contracts by the New Zealand Defence Force to support its SH-2G(I) Super Seasprite helicopter synthetic training devices.
Women in Aviation: Planning Most Active Year Ever
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:01:00 -0400
"We've turbocharged 2015 and WAI has more plans and projects than ever before in our history," says WAI President Dr. Peggy Chabrian. The focus of 2015 is an outreach to girls as young as 10 as well as to women worldwide.
CALSTAR Seeks Aviation Training and Compliance Manager
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:40:00 -0400
The Aviation Training and Compliance Manager is a full time position based at the CALSTAR Administrative Headquarters and is responsible for all aviation training and Operational Control Center activities. This position reports directly to the Director of Flight Operations.
NOTAM Issued for Hibbing, Minn.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:26:00 -0400
The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the Hibbing, Minn., area for October 23. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.
Rockwell Collins: Expands Airshow Moving Map
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:13:00 -0400
Orlando, Fla. - Rockwell Collins' market-leading Airshow 3D moving map and Venue CabinRemote apps will soon be available for download in the Google Play Store.
Safe Flight: Powerline Detector Now Dual Frequency
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:59:00 -0400
Orlando, Fla. — Providing demonstration flights in Orlando immediately prior to NBAA, Safe Flight continues the roll-out of their new Dual Frequency Powerline Detection System.
Custom Control: Next Generation Cabin Management App
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:47:00 -0400
Custom Control Concepts has released iPlane, the first VIP In-Flight Entertainment and Cabin Management App for iPad in 2010. At NBAA, Custom Control Concepts will be introducing the next evolution of their IFE & CMS App, skyPlay.
Aviation Specialties Unlimited: Unveils New OWLS at NBAA
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:36:00 -0400
Boise, Idaho – Aviation Specialties Unlimited Inc. will unveil their new microgimbal, Observation Wide-area Low altitude Sensor, (OWLS) at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) annual convention in Orlando, Florida and will be demonstrating the system at booth 1478.
A Rotorcraft Scholarship for YOU!
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:17:00 -0400
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Latitude: Introduces DL150 FANS SDU at NBAA
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:56:00 -0400
Victoria, BC, Canada — Latitude Technologies will be introducing its new DL150 FANS 1/A+ satellite date unit (SDU) and showcasing the company's complete product family at the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Orlando, October 21-23, at Booth #1614.
Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing at School
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:28:00 -0400
North Merrick, N.Y. (WABC) - A helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing on the grounds of a junior high school in Long Island. Due to a mechanical issue and with smoke coming out of the helicopter, it safely touched ground at Brookside Junior High School.
ACSF: Welcomes Associated Aircraft Group
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:11:00 -0400
Alexandria, Va. - Associated Aircraft Group (AAG) is the newest company to join the Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF). Along with 100 other companies, AAG supports the ACSF's vision to enable on-demand air charter providers and fractional program managers to achieve the highest levels of safety in the aviation industry.
HAI Firefighting Safety Conference: Attend and Support!
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:52:00 -0400
The HAI Firefighting Safety Conference, Nov. 17-19, Grove Hotel, Boise, Idaho, covers operational and flight safety issues faced by aerial firefighters. Come and support YOUR sector!
There are TWO sponsorship opportunities left. Sponsors receive recognition at the conference as well as the opportunity to exhibit, so act now!