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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:30:00 -0400

Are you working to transform vertical flight? Do you want to present your work at the world’s leading vertical flight technology event? The AHS International 71st Annual Forum will be held May 5-7, 2015, in Virginia Beach, Va., USA. Be a part of it! Submit your abstract no later than Friday, September 26.


Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:10:00 -0400

Raise your company’s profile at Helicopter Association International’s HELI-EXPO 2015 in Orlando, Fla., by donating to Helicopter Foundation International’s Online Auction. This year’s auction, will be hosted online by BiddingForGood, and promises to be bigger and better, reaching thousands of potential aviation enthusiasts and bidders from across the vertical aviation industry!


Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:49:00 -0400

The FAA has issued a NOTAM for Saturday, Aug. 30, for temporary flight restrictions in the Westchester, N.Y., area. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.


Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:09:00 -0400

The FAA has issued a NOTAM for Labor Day, Monday, Sep. 1, for temporary flight restrictions in the Milwaukee, Wisc., area. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.


Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:04:00 -0400

The FAA has issued a NOTAM for Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30-31, for temporary flight restrictions in the Newburgh/Catskill State Park, N.Y., area. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.


Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:56:00 -0400

RF System Lab is excited to be exhibiting at Turbine Engine Technology Symposium (TETS) for the first time and is looking forward to connecting with engine and aircraft manufacturers, military professionals, and industry leaders. The symposium is coming up September 8-11, 2014, at the Dayton Convention Center in Dayton, Ohio. A sold out exhibit hall, an audience of approximately 1000 engineers, managers, scientists, and operational personnel from the turbine engine community, and three days of technical presentations is what attendees can expect from the 2014 TETS.


Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:51:00 -0400

Aspen Avionics, Inc. announced today that Dave Bibby has joined the company as its vice president of engineering. Bibby has over 34 years of experience in the aerospace industry specializing in integrated avionics development. He will be responsible for directing all of the company’s engineering activities and will report directly to John Uczekaj, Aspen president and CEO.


Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:07:00 -0400

Thirty-two members of the House General Aviation Caucus have written Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to ask that his department expedite its review of a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) related to medical certificates.


Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:01:00 -0400

It’s time for the Fall Meeting of the Midwest Helicopter Association on Saturday, Sept. 6. Participation in the Midwest Helicopter Association is open to all rotorcraft pilots, mechanics, students, and businesses involved in the helicopter industry.


Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:05:00 -0400


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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:49:00 -0400

The New Zealand Helicopter Association (NZHA) has launched a new initiative designed to further improve flight safety after the country’s helicopter accident rate has plateaued. Under the initiative, the association will use information from the country's Civil Aviation Authority's accident database to look for trends in the reports and develop resilience strategies to be published in regular bulletins.


Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:45:00 -0400

(Moscow Times) - A UN peacekeeping helicopter in South Sudan was shot down on Tuesday and three of its crew were killed, Russian airline UTair, which owns the aircraft, said, citing initial information. The airline said the helicopter, carrying four crew members, had been shot down as it flew over an area that has been a flashpoint during a civil conflict that is now more than eight months old.


Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:05:00 -0400

Friday, August 29 is the very last day for potential HAI HELI-EXPO 2015 exhibitors to enter Lottery 2, which will decide booth space assignment. Submitting your Application for Space by August 29, 2014, increases your chance of getting a booth location closest to your listed preferences.


Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:02:00 -0400

(Alexandria, Va.) HFI is currently accepting applications for up to 19 scholarships to help support students studying to become part of tomorrow's vertical aviation industry. HFI has long recognized the need for qualified commercial helicopter pilots and helicopter maintenance technicians the current shortage is very real and many of our experienced pilots and maintenance technicians are nearing retirement age.


Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:09:00 -0400


Groundbreaking advances the company towards production and delivery of its eagerly-awaited Bell 505 aircraft

(Lafayette, Louisiana – August 27, 2014) - Bell Helicopter commenced construction of its facility in Lafayette, LA, where the company will assemble its newest commercial helicopter, the Bell 505 Jet Ranger XTM. Governor Bobby Jindal, Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel and others joined Bell Helicopter’s President and CEO, John Garrison, to commemorate the occasion today at the Lafayette Regional Airport.


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