New Zealand's Top Lifesavers Honoured
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:04:00 -0400
radionz.co.nz - Rough seas battering the rocky coastline at Muriwai Beach didn't stop Auckland lifeguard Tai Kahn from dropping out of a helicopter to rescue a surfer clinging to a cave roof.
Air Force Looking at Osprey for S&R
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:30:00 -0400
airforcetimes.com - The U.S. Air Force is looking at big changes to its combat search and rescue fleet, possibly using the tilt rotor Osprey to carry pararescuemen in addition to its new combat rescue helicopter, Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh said.
Maverick Helicopters: Sixth Consecutive Concierge Choice Award
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:04:00 -0400
Las Vegas, Nev. — Maverick Helicopters gained its sixth consecutive award for Best Air Tour from the Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association's (SNHCA) Concierge Choice Awards. The company was honored at a ceremony in Wynn Las Vegas on Sunday, April 19.
Auburn University to Operate UAS School
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:37:00 -0400
Auburn, Ala. – Auburn University has received the first FAA approval to operate a new Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Flight School as part of the Auburn University Aviation Center.
Borescope Win at Aerospace Maintenance Competition
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:02:00 -0400
Last week's Aerospace Maintenance Competition provided an inspiring look into the future of aviation and aerospace maintenance. Fourteen teams competed in the School Division of the 2015 Aerospace Maintenance Competition, a skills-based event that took place during last week's 2015 MRO Americas.
House Appropriators Adopt Spending Blueprint
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:43:00 -0400
The House Appropriations Committee has adopted a spending blueprint that demands deep cuts from President Obama's domestic budget but keeps alive the hope that the panel can still move its spending bills through Congress this summer while searching for a compromise.
162 GOP Members of Congress Seek More Offshore Drilling
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:40:00 -0400
Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and House Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) joined 161 of their GOP colleagues in the House and Senate urging the Interior Department to pursue a more aggressive schedule that it currently envisions in its proposed coastal drilling plan for the five years that start in 2017.