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November 3, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
The U.S. Transportation Department's drone registration task force gathered today in Washington, D.C., to start work on recommending requirements for marking and tracing ownership of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). A key question for the 26 task force members was framed by FAA Administrator... Read More »
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November 3, 2015
From Avionics Today
American Airlines John Dudley, the first FAA certified A350 XWB pilot. Photo: Airbus [Avionics Today 11-03-2015] John Dudley, an American Airlines pilot, has become the first airline pilot certified by the U.S. FAA to fly Airbus new A350 XWB jetliner. Dudley has had a long and close... Read More »
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November 3, 2015
From Aviation Today
American Airlines John Dudley, the first FAA certified A350 XWB pilot. Photo: Airbus [Avionics Today 11-03-2015] John Dudley, an American Airlines pilot, has become the first airline pilot certified by the U.S. FAA to fly Airbus new A350 XWB jetliner. Dudley has had a long and close... Read More »
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November 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
A U.S. plan to require registration of all unmanned aircraft systems, including small drones, offers the federal government better options for educating drone operators about their responsibilities in the air and enforcing their compliance with flight and airspace rules. U.S. Transportation... Read More »
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November 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
S-76 operators inspected their aircraft after preliminary findings pointed toward a flight control failure in the Aug. 12 crash of a Bristow Group S-76+ that killed six people near Lagos, Nigeria. A Sept. 14 FAA emergency airworthiness directive ordered inspections with 5 hr time in service of... Read More »
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November 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
A range of pilots, from leisure and law enforcement ones to students, will realize benefits from the HeliSAS ability to reduce workload on Robinson s R66 and R44. Photo by Frank Lombardi When it comes to flying helicopters, simpler does not necessarily mean easier. ... 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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
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 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 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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