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Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:04:00 -0400

Monroe, Conn. - The Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) announces that the Proffer has been approved by the Department of the Army! This will allow key personnel from the Active Army, Army Reserve, and National Guard who represent the operational, acquisition, science & technology, and special operations communities to participate in the intellectual exchange and professional development that occurs at the 2016 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit, April 27-30 in Atlanta, Ga.


Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:39:00 -0400

Always take time to study and understand all of the characteristics in your particular mission... Earlier this year, a helicopter crew was practicing dipping from a water tank. The pilot noticed that the water was flowing in from a pipe on the top of the tank, which protruded out one foot into the tank. The pilot hovered over the tank and dipped the bucket until it was almost completely submerged while attempting to keep the bucket away from the protruding pipe. The crew made the decision to continue based on an impulsive decision...


Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:17:00 -0400

The Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund has announced an additional five scholarships to be awarded to women in the helicopter industry. The additional scholarships available are due to the commitment of the Bristow Group to support advancing the careers of the organization's members.


Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:41:00 -0400

Stavanger, Norway - Heli-One has been chosen as Bond Offshore Helicopters' service partner for an H225G-REDR, 9,000 hour G check. The contract, to be serviced at Heli-One's Stavanger facility in Norway, constitutes the first major H225 inspection in Bond Offshore Helicopter's fleet.


Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:30:00 -0400

contracts.mod.uk - Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI) has completed the delivery of the first fleet of T129 ATAK Multirole Combat Helicopters.


Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:19:00 -0400

Olympic Peninsula, Wash. (Bloomberg) - Officials fighting a forest fire in Olympic National Park say they successfully used a drone last week to get overhead, infrared video to steer water-dropping helicopters to their target.


Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:06:00 -0400

Alexandria, Va. - Register today for the Annual HAI Firefighting Safety Conference, taking place at the Grove Hotel in Boise, Idaho, Nov. 16-18. The conference is the must-attend gathering for the aerial firefighting sector. Only two sponsorships left! Sponsors will be recognized at the conference and will have the option of exhibiting.


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