April 24, 2015

Aero Kinetics Applies for First Multi-Rotor UAS Type Certificate with FAA

In March 2015, the aerospace and defense firm Aero Kinetics applied for Type Certification of its latest generation multi-rotor vertical takeoff and land (VTOL) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) with the FAA. Despite the exemptions and blanket Certificates of Authorization (COA), UAS still have restrictive operating limits for commercial users within the National Airspace System (NAS) due to the uncertainty of the aircrafts’ quality and performance. Airworthiness and operational certification...

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  • Airware Releases Comprehensive Operating System for Commercial UAS

    April 24, 2015 | Airware has unveiled its Aerial Information Platform (AIP), an operating system for commercial drones that combines hardware, software and cloud services to enable enterprises to safely operate drones at scale, comply with regulatory and insurance...

  • Bristow Group to Release FY 2015 Fourth Quarter Financial Results

    April 24, 2015 | Bristow Group Inc. will release financial results for its fiscal year 2015 fourth quarter ended March 31, 2015 after the market closes on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. In conjunction with the release, Bristow has scheduled a conference call, which will be...

  • Russian Helicopters to Showcase at Mexico Aerospace Fair

    April 23, 2015 | At Mexico's Aerospace Fair 2015, scheduled for April 22-25 at Military Airbase No. 1 in Santa Lucía, Mexico, Russian Helicopters will showcase its latest commercial helicopters and update regional partners on plans for developing its maintenance and...

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  • Bell Helicopter's Mitch Snyder Selected as K-State Alumni Fellow

    April 23, 2015 | Bell Helicopter's Mitch Snyder, executive vice president of global military business, has been selected as a 2015 Alumni Fellow for the Kansas State University College of Engineering. Snyder is a 1983 graduate of K-State and has served on the Bell Helicopter...

  • Army to Brief DVE Solution Options Next Week

    April 23, 2015 | U.S. Army aviation officials will brief their analysis of alternatives (AOA) for managing degraded visual environment (DVE) hazards next week to the service's top acquisition officer. The AOA was done last year under the Brownout Rotorcraft Enhancement System...

  • Airbus Helicopters Obtains EASA Certification for EC145 Utility Variant

    April 22, 2015 | A new version of the twin-engine EC145 rotorcraft has received its type certificate from the European Aviation Safety Agency. The EC145 (formerly known as EC145e) has been developed by Airbus Helicopters to offer a highly efficient and cost-effective solution...

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