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November 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
The U.S. Helicopter Safety Team wants to examine how heliports, weather reporting and low-level IFR infrastructure could be improved to better reduce rotorcraft accidents. It is working with FAA officials to organize a one-and-a-half-day meeting in Washington in mid-to-late February 2016 for... Read More »
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November 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
A DJI S800 Spreading Wings hexacopter with a GoPro HERO3 camera. Photo by Mark Colborn As small unmanned aircraft systems become more reliable, less expensive and more widely accepted among the populace, organizations that previously could not afford manned aircraft may show interest... Read More »
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November 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
DeSoto Heliport on the southern outskirts of Dallas is a testament to the adage, If you build it, they will come. SKY Helicopters developed the facility after a similar effort to the northeast in Garland, Texas, paid off. Now SKY is training FAA inspectors in the R44 at... Read More »
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November 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
An industry proposal for the U.S. FAA to streamline certification of single-engine instrument flight rule helicopters is stuck in a trade association review process. Four U.S. aviation associations spent much of the last year drafting the proposal. The groups the General Aircraft Manufacturers... Read More »
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November 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
In January, there was a noteworthy small drone crash in Washington. I m not talking about the 3-lb DJI Phantom that flew into the White House lawn Jan. 26. That one garnered plenty of TV time and got the President talking about unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). No, this one occurred Jan. 21 with... Read More »
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November 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
A Cypriot AgustaWestland AW139 departs the guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook during a joint search and rescue exercise Oct. 16-17 off the coast of Cyprus. CYPUSA-02/15 involved a simulated maritime accident that triggered activation of the Cyprus National SAR Plan NEARCHOS. The AW139 is... Read More »
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November 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Not too long ago, a young pilot was operating an aircraft as an employee of a Part 135 airfreight company. In preparation to land, the pilot experienced mechanical difficulties when trying to extend the landing gear. The nose and right main gear lights were green, but the left main showed red... Read More »
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October 30, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Scores of police aviation crewmembers will get firsthand experience with simulated flight training for light helicopters when they visit Metro Aviation next week. Metro's Helicopter Flight Training Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, will host the Airborne Law Enforcement Assn. s Central Region... Read More »
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October 30, 2015
From Aviation Today
Air Methods plans to upgrade its Airbus Helicopters H125s and H130s with crash-resistant fuel systems as soon as next year, according to a Denver TV station. KUSA said the Englewood, Colorado-headquartered company sent a statement that it "is committed to retrofitting 100% of our Airbus... Read More »
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October 30, 2015
From Aviation Today
Scores of police aviation crewmembers will get firsthand experience with simulated flight training for light helicopters when they visit Metro Aviation next week. Metro's Helicopter Flight Training Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, will host the Airborne Law Enforcement Assn. s Central Region... Read More »
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October 30, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Air Methods plans to upgrade its Airbus Helicopters H125s and H130s with crash-resistant fuel systems as soon as next year, according to a Denver TV station. KUSA said the Englewood, Colorado-headquartered company sent a statement that it "is committed to retrofitting 100% of our Airbus... Read More »
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October 30, 2015
From Avionics Today
Unmanned aircraft system. Photo: FAA [Avionics Today 10-30-2015] FAA Administrator Michael Huerta has released the names of members of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Registration Task Force announced earlier this month. Earl Lawrence, Director of the FAA s UAS Integration Office... Read More »
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October 30, 2015
From Aviation Today
Unmanned aircraft system. Photo: FAA [Avionics Today 10-30-2015] FAA Administrator Michael Huerta has released the names of members of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Registration Task Force announced earlier this month. Earl Lawrence, Director of the FAA s UAS Integration Office... Read More »
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October 29, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Anyone who doubted the FAA s appreciation of threats posed by small drones to safe helicopter flight may find fuel for added skepticism in the members of the agency s new task force. Of the 25 groups with representatives named today to the task force on how to create a registry of small unmanned... Read More »
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October 29, 2015
From Aviation Today
Anyone who doubted the FAA s appreciation of threats posed by small drones to safe helicopter flight may find fuel for added skepticism in the members of the agency s new task force. Of the 25 groups with representatives named today to the task force on how to create a registry of small unmanned... Read More »
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October 28, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
A U.S. rulemaking advisory subcommittee will start work soon on options for increasing crash-resistant fuel systems use in newly built helicopters and existing ones, the FAA s Jorge Castillo told R&WI s Rotorcraft Certification Summit yesterday. Castillo, the FAA s Rotorcraft Directorate manager... Read More »
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October 28, 2015
From Aviation Today
A U.S. rulemaking advisory subcommittee will start work soon on options for increasing crash-resistant fuel systems use in newly built helicopters and existing ones, the FAA s Jorge Castillo told R&WI s Rotorcraft Certification Summit yesterday. Castillo, the FAA s Rotorcraft Directorate manager... Read More »
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October 27, 2015
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Today 10-26-2015] Safety critical Air Traffic Management (ATM) systems are at risk of "system-damaging" cyber attacks, according to Civil Air Navigation Services Organization (CANSO) Director General Jeff Poole. During a speech at the Aviation Security (AVSEC) World Conference in Dublin... Read More »
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October 27, 2015
From Aviation Today
Gulfstream G550, part of the Gulfstream V business line. Photo: Gulfstream [Avionics Today 10-27-2015] The FAA has approved Gulfstream Aerospace to install the soon-to-be required communication and surveillance system known as Future Air Navigation System (FANS) 1/A+ on Gulfstream V... Read More »
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October 27, 2015
From Avionics Today
Gulfstream G550, part of the Gulfstream V business line. Photo: Gulfstream [Avionics Today 10-27-2015] The FAA has approved Gulfstream Aerospace to install the soon-to-be required communication and surveillance system known as Future Air Navigation System (FANS) 1/A+ on Gulfstream V... Read More »
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