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May 27, 2008
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson wants the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the abrupt Feb. 3 shutdown of Silver State Helicopters, according to The...
May 22, 2008
Certified by the FAA in 1978, Sikorsky Aircraft intermediate, twin-engine helicopter entered service in 1979. Originally intended for the offshore and executive transport markets, the S-76 line marked the 30th anniversary of its FAA certification this year and...
May 21, 2008
U.S. FAA officials responsible for regulation of obstacle marking and lighting are weighing whether to approve a Norwegian-developed system as an alternate means of marking powerlines. Oslo-based OCAS developed the...
May 19, 2008
The union representing government aviation inspectors says Canada’s plan to shift regulatory oversight duties to helicopter operators is dangerous, according to the Canwest News Service. "I...
May 14, 2008
The latest hazard to safe helicopter flight in the United States comes in the form of wind farms. These collections of modern-day windmills, seen as an environmentally friendly energy option to gas, coal, and nuclear powerplants, are proliferating. The U.S. Energy...
May 8, 2008
BLR Aerospace has named Airborne Engines to sell its performance-enhancing system of dual tailboom strakes and the FastFin vertical stabilizer. Everett...
May 7, 2008
In what may be a sign that big airlines are losing their fight for user fees, talks have broken down over new funding for the U.S. FAA. The Wall Street Journal reports recent attempts at a bipartisan compromise in...
May 7, 2008
CHC Helicopter has hired Worldwide Helicopter Solutions to provide on-site avionics system training at its bases in Australia, The Netherlands...
May 1, 2008
A confluence of factors spells steady and strong demand for offshore oil and gas support operations. The name Malthus is associated with catastrophe. That 19th century political economist is popularly — and incorrectly — viewed as forecasting that population growth inevitably would outstrip natural resources, leading to the collapse of human civilization. A modern derivative of Malthusian...
May 1, 2008
COMMERCIAL | OFFSHORE Brazil’s long-time military doctrine focused on territorial defense has gained a new dynamic that is reverberating through all elements of the helicopter industry. Two major discoveries of ultra- deep oil and gas fields in the Santos Basin off the coast of Sao Paulo state are catapulting Brazil to the ranks of the world’s major hydrocarbon producers. The Tupi and Jupiter...
April 30, 2008
Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America reports it has received a supplemental type certificate from Transport Canada for installation of a...
April 17, 2008
AgustaWestland has delivered an AW139 to Atlantic Airways Ltd of the Faroe Islands in Denmark. The helicopter is...
April 16, 2008
Keystone Helicopter has won approval to certify modifications to specific rotary- and fixed-wing aircraft for the FAA. The Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary...
April 15, 2008
FlightSafety International has broken ground for its new, 70,000-sq-ft. training center in Lafayette, La. Dubbed the company's Center of Excellence for rotorcraft training, the Lafayette Learning Center is scheduled to...
April 8, 2008
The state of the rotorcraft industry, the prospects for new business development, and the potential impact of a U.S. recession and global economic downturn are collectively the focus of an Aviation Today...
April 7, 2008
One result of the ongoing drive to push further offshore to explore for and exploit oil and gas fields? A developing demand for search and rescue support of those operations. International oil and gas companies collectively have been pursuing greater overall safety...
April 2, 2008
Chelton Flight Systems reports it has begun field installation of its synthetic-vision glass-cockpit software capable of integrating and displaying Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast...
April 1, 2008
AGUSTAWESTLAND ARRIVES AT Heli-Expo with key civil product lines logging strong sales but military ones beset by problems. The manufacturer’s AW139 medium twin is proving a popular and versatile aircraft in diverse markets. AgustaWestland is featuring the AW139 in its display, showcasing the aircraft it delivered to its program partern Honeywell. Honeywell provided the Primus Epic avionics suite for...
April 1, 2008
Where is Raymond Orteig when we need him? Aviation history buffs know that name as belonging to the hotelier who in 1919 offered $25,000 to the first to fly nonstop between New York and Paris. The more recognizable name associated with his is that of Charles Lindbergh, who claimed the prize after landing The Spirit of St. Louis at Le Bourget airfield on May 20, 1927 following a solo flight of 33 hr, 29 min...
April 1, 2008
Flight Training Mistakes In response to your recent Question of the Month about the most troubling or curious flight training mistakes I’ve seen, a curious and somewhat troubling mistake I have both witnessed and committed is what I’d call "going on autopilot" (Feedback, February 2008, page 7). In this scenario, something that could be major is missed because the task being trained...
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