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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:36:00 -0400

Frederick, Md. (WJLA/NewsChannel 8) - Maryland State Police said three men were killed and two others were injured in a mid-air collision that occurred Oct. 23 between a helicopter and an airplane.


Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:28:00 -0400

Liberty Helicopters has an immediate opening at our Kearny, N.J., facility for a Director of Maintenance.


Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:39:00 -0400

The FAA has published Master Minimum Equipment List (MMEL) Revision: 1 for Airbus Helicopters EC120B aircraft.


Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:12:00 -0400

Orlando, Fla. - Bell Helicopter announced a signed agreement with Zip Aviation for the sale of a Bell 407GX to be used for corporate transportation, charters, tours, transfers, and aerial surveys.


Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:55:00 -0400

Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that Bel Air of Denmark has taken delivery of its first AW189 super medium helicopter, while a second helicopter will be handed over shortly.


Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:41:00 -0400

Donauwörth, Germany – The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certified the new EC135 T3 by Airbus Helicopters, completing a new and important chapter in the development history of the EC135.


Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:30:00 -0400

Raise your company's profile at HAI HELI-EXPO 2015 in Orlando, Fla., by donating to Helicopter Foundation International’s Online Auction. The auction will reach thousands of bidders from across the vertical aviation industry - and help a great industry cause!


Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:17:00 -0400

Russia Beyond the Headlines - Russia is finalizing the fulfillment of contacts with the U.S. government for the delivery of Mil Mi-17V-5 military transport helicopters to Afghanistan.


Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:58:00 -0400

Tamil Nadu, India (The Hindu) - Even as monsoon rains continued to lash the southern districts, the IAF and the National Disaster Response Force responded with lightning speed to an SOS from Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam to rescue 10 persons caught in floods in Dindigul district.


Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:47:00 -0400

Helicopters - Five major helicopter operators have officially announced a new industry association – HeliOffshore – for organizations with an interest in working together on safety in offshore helicopter transport. The new association was introduced at a launch event at its offices in London.


Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:36:00 -0400

Aviation Week - One important – but sometimes overlooked – aspect of creating a safe and high-quality maintenance operation is ensuring all technicians have a strong sense of moving along an attractive and professional career path. Just connect the dots: an employee's performance is tied directly to his or her level of engagement in their job – and engagement is linked closely to professional development and growth.


Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:08:00 -0400

New aviation technologies can provide a variety of solutions that can directly and indirectly address safety issues related to worldwide civil helicopter operations. In addition, the targeted use of enhanced aviation systems in the cockpit can contribute to accident prevention and an increase in accident survivability.


Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:15:00 -0400

Fort Worth, Texas - Bell Helicopter has approved HNZ Topflight (HNZ) as an Approved Flight Training Center for the purpose of offering Mountain Flight Training Courses on Bell Helicopter models.


Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:03:00 -0400

The U.S. Congress remains in recess for two more weeks until after the November 4 mid-term elections. While the lights have been out in the Capitol, some lawmakers have been busy holding hearings on the need for additional travel restrictions due to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, and House and Senate leadership are beginning to sketch out the congressional calendar during the lame-duck session and into the new year.


Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:47:00 -0400

Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that Beijing Automotive Industrial Corporation (BAIC) of China has signed a multi-year contract for the purchase of 50 AgustaWestland helicopters of various models, including AW139, AW169, and AW189.


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