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February 5, 2016
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Today 02-05-2016] The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) have agreed to establish a Federal Interagency Working Group to more effectively collaborate on issues, including the safe and secure use of consumer communications onboard... Read More »
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February 5, 2016
From Avionics Today
ATC controllers tracking aircraft with STARS. STARS is capable of tracking up to 1350 airborne aircraft simultaneously within a terminal area. Photo: Raytheon [Avionics Today 02-05-2016] The FAA has granted Raytheon a $135 million contract modification to upgrade Air Traffic Control... Read More »
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February 5, 2016
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Today 02-05-2016] Following House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster s introduction of the Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act on Wednesday, Feb. 3, organizations within different segments of the aviation community have thrown... Read More »
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February 4, 2016
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Today 02-04-2016] Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) airspace requirement for all aircraft operating under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) within 500 nautical miles north and east of Perth becomes effective today, Feb. 4, requiring aircraft within these categories to be... Read More »
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February 4, 2016
From Avionics Today
Gulfstream G150 cockpit avionics. Photo: Gulfstream [Avionics Today 02-04-2016] Gulfstream has received approval from the FAA to begin installing Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast In (ADS-B In) avionics as retrofit packages on in-service G150 and G200 business jets. With this... Read More »
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February 4, 2016
From Avionics Today
North Las Vegas Air Traffic Control Tower. Photo: NATCA [Avionics Today 02-04-2016] The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) has announced its support for House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster's Aviation Innovation, Reform, and... Read More »
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February 4, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Maverick Helicopters received the FAA's 2015 Award of Excellence Diamond Award. The prestigious honor, which the company has now received five years in a row, is a result of Maverick Helicopters' ongoing dedication to maintenance training and aircraft safety. The FAA's Award of Excellence was... Read More »
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February 3, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Uber broke local law when it ferried visitors by helicopter to and from residential Utah for the Sundance Film Festival, said local zoning authorities. The FAA told R&WI that Uber had violated no federal aviation regulations with respect to its Jan. 23 ferry flights. Certificated commercial air... Read More »
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February 3, 2016
From Avionics Today
Introduced legislation proposes a privatized ATC system. Photo: U.S. Transportation and Infrastructure Committee [Avionics Today 02-03-2016] Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster and Aviation Subcommittee Chairman Frank LoBiondo on Feb. 3 introduced the... Read More »
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February 2, 2016
From Avionics Today
Pro Line Fusion for King Air turboprops. Photo: Rockwell Collins [Avionics Today 02-02-2016] The FAA has granted Rockwell Collins a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its Pro Line Fusion avionics upgrade for King Air 350 turboprops originally delivered with Pro Line II avionics... Read More »
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February 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
There are several clarifications regarding the U.S. Army s program to offer surplus Black Hawks for sale to the civil market. It was previously unclear who would actually show up with a checkbook. Now, several operators, including Northwest Helicopters, Arista Aviation, P.J. Helicopters, Brainerd... Read More »
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February 1, 2016
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Today 02-01-2016] Honeywell CEO Dave Cote told analysts and reporters during the company's 2015 earnings call Jan. 29 that the aerospace segment is in a prime position to capture lucrative opportunities in commercial retrofitting of avionics systems and onboard Internet technology... Read More »
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February 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
There are various heliport insurance options that appropriately cover each unique heliport operation. Photos courtesy of Iridescent/Wikicommons, Forest and Kim Starr, Andy C/Wikicommons Heliports face a range of risks and liability exposures in their daily operations, not all of which... Read More »
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February 1, 2016
From Avionics Today
Garmin GNS or GTN series navigator in the Sikorsky S76A/C cockpit. Photo: Maxcraft Avionics [Avionics Today 02-01-2016] Maxcraft Avionics has received FAA validation to install Garmin GNS or GTN series navigators in the Sikorsky S76A/C series helicopters. With the approval, the package... Read More »
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February 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
A 737 MAX 8 in CIT livery. Photo courtesy of Boeing If we take popular news coverage at its face, it may seem like dodging quadcopters and laser pointers is the primary concern of public service helicopter pilots in the U.S. But let s not forget flight data analysis an issue far less... Read More »
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February 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
The Dec. 15, 2015, crash of an Air Methods/Native Air Ambulance AS350 is among the latest examples of accidents that taint the public s image of the helicopter industry Photo courtesy of the Associated Press The helicopter industry presents several faces to the public... Read More »
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February 1, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
I previously have discussed the FAA s Voluntary Disclosure Reporting Program, asking whether it protects you. Because of shortcomings in that program and the application of rules and procedures related to it, I encouraged individual airmen to immediately file a report with NASA s Aviation Safety... Read More »
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January 29, 2016
From Avionics Today
The U.S. East Coast was hit with Snowzilla this week, burying cars, buildings and roads under record amounts of snow. But if you re an avgeek like us, you ve been busy trying to dig yourself out from under this week s big, fluffy pile of aviation industry news. Curl up with a mug of hot cocoa... Read More »
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January 25, 2016
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Today 01-25-2016] GlobeRanger has received a letter of Operational Suitability from the FAA AFS 300 Aircraft Maintenance Division for its aviation Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) solution. The GlobeRanger Aviation RFID system is a supplemental aircraft maintenance program... Read More »
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January 25, 2016
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Today 01-25-2016] The Department of Transportation Inspector General (DOT IG) released a report last week that found that, while funding for the FAA has doubled, productivity has dropped sharply in the last two decades. The report outlined numerous shortcomings of the FAA s efforts to... Read More »
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