NFL teams flying UAS "under the radar"
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:41:00 -0400
(The Washington Post) - NFL teams, seeking a competitive edge, are increasingly deploying small drones in practice to provide a better glimpse of action on the field. But data shows the Washington Redskins and some of their NFC East peers are flying their unmanned aircraft under the radar, without prior approval of the Federal Aviation Administration.
Industry: Ex-Im Expiration Puts U.S. Bizav Sales at Risk
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:38:00 -0400
(Aviation International News) - Business aircraft and helicopter manufacturers are concerned about long-term competitive ramifications after Congress permitted the Export-Import Bank’s charter to lapse on June 30. Congress left town before renewing the bank’s authorization. While the Senate might take up reauthorization when it returns from the July 4 recess, the House still appears to be stalled on the issue.
Snohomish Co. Sheriff: HRT Rescues 2 in Cascades
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 15:15:00 -0400
(Snohomish Co., Wash.) – The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Helicopter Rescue Team (HRT) located and rescued two seriously injured climbers recently on two separate high altitude rescue missions in the Cascade mountains.
ASU: Celebrates 20 Years with New Expanded HQ
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 15:10:00 -0400
(Boise, Idaho) - In an open house ceremony and 20-year anniversary celebration, Boise, Idaho-based Aviation Specialties Unlimited Inc., (ASU) held a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening tour of their new expanded base of operations.
WAI Announces Scholarship Opportunities for 2016!
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 15:00:00 -0400
Women in Aviation International last week announced the availability of its 2016 scholarships. As of July 1, 2015, 98 separate scholarships with a combined value of more than $480,000 are offered.
Bell 525 Relentless Makes Successful First Flight
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:51:00 -0400
Bell Helicopter on July 1 announced the successful first flight of the Bell 525 Relentless. The maiden flight of the super-medium helicopter took place at the company’s aircraft assembly center in Amarillo, Texas.
House Committee Cancels Release of FAA Bill
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:43:00 -0400
Aviation interests waited anxiously July 1 for the release of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's draft summary of an FAA reauthorization bill. Late in the day, after canceling a earlier press briefing, the committee indicated the FAA bill would not be unveiled until next month.