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July 6, 2015
From Aviation Today
[Avionics Today 07-06-2015] NASA alongside the FAA and industry partners Honeywell and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) is currently fielding a sense-and-avoid system that could enhance the ability of unmanned aircraft to fly routine operations within the National Airspace System... Read More »
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July 6, 2015
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Today 07-06-2015] NASA alongside the FAA and industry partners Honeywell and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) is currently fielding a sense-and-avoid system that could enhance the ability of unmanned aircraft to fly routine operations within the National Airspace System... Read More »
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July 2, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Bell 525 Relentless makes first flight July 1 in Amarillo, Texas. Photo courtesy of Bell Helicopter Supply chain challenges and FAA inspection requirements slowed the maiden flight of Bell Helicopter's 525 Relentless, the manufacturer says. The super-medium twin 525 flew for the first time July... Read More »
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July 2, 2015
From Aviation Today
Bell 525 Relentless makes first flight July 1 in Amarillo, Texas. Photo courtesy of Bell Helicopter Supply chain challenges and FAA inspection requirements slowed the maiden flight of Bell Helicopter's 525 Relentless, the manufacturer says. The super-medium twin 525 flew for the first time July... Read More »
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July 2, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Sundance Helicopters, an aerial tour operator and Tour Operators Program of Safety (TOPS) member, has become the first of its kind in the nation to implement a pair of safety action programs from the FAA. Sundance, a member of Air Methods' Tourism Division, recently implemented the FAA's Aviation... Read More »
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July 2, 2015
From Aviation Today
Sundance Helicopters, an aerial tour operator and Tour Operators Program of Safety (TOPS) member, has become the first of its kind in the nation to implement a pair of safety action programs from the FAA. Sundance, a member of Air Methods' Tourism Division, recently implemented the FAA's Aviation... Read More »
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July 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Maxcraft Avionics Offers MD302 SAM for Airbus Helicopters Maxcraft Avionics Ltd. has received FAA validation of its Transport Canada STC SH14-50 (FAA SR03524NY) for installation of the Mid-Continent MD302 Standby Attitude Module (SAM). This complements the G500H... Read More »
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July 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
James T. McKenna An aviation journalist for more than 25 years, James T. McKenna served as R&WI s editor-in-chief from 2003 to 2008. He then worked on communications projects for Bell Helicopter and numerous consulting clients, including the Aerospace Industries Association, Helicopter Association... Read More »
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July 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
U.S. aviation officials are noting a big spike in reported incidents of birds colliding midair with helicopters from 2009 through 2013, and they are not sure why it happened. The average number of bird strikes reported during that five-year period was nearly 550 percent greater than the number... Read More »
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July 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
National Guard units already have turned over their OH-58As and Cs for distribution as military surplus. A second wave will come next year when the Army does the same. Photo courtesy of the National Guard Bureau/Tech. Sgt. Betty Squatrito-Martin Airborne law enforcement... Read More »
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July 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
The industry aims to give the FAA the data needed to determine that IR spotlight installations are safe. Photo courtesy of Robinson Helicopter Company Modifications shops, airframe and component makers, and operators are working with a top standards organization to define... Read More »
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July 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Arthur J. Negrette Operational control. Ask five aviation managers (be they chief pilots, operations directors or business owners) and you will get 10 different definitions of the term within the context of flight operations. Though the concept of operational control has been embedded... Read More »
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July 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
An R66 Turbine Marine. Photo courtesy of Robinson Helicopter Company Helicopter operators, manufacturers and university researchers are collaborating in an FAA-sponsored project to lay a foundation for broader use of flight data monitoring (FDM) and the safety management... Read More »
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July 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
A DJI Phantom 2 Vision quadcopter. Photo from ThinkStock Advocates for greater use of unmanned aerial systems in the U.S. insist that UASs can perform the same missions as aircraft with pilots aboard just as safely and reliably, but at much lower costs. They argue that UASs often can... Read More »
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July 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
When it comes to establishing a heliport in the U.S., many people will tell you that the FAA advisory circular covering its design is just that: advisory. In fact, some local and state governments may consider that advisory document a regulation, depending on how each applies a web of national... Read More »
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June 26, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Longtime FAA executive Jay Pardee, who pioneered the agency s shift from reactive to proactive and predictive safety initiatives over the last 20 years, died suddenly June 12. Many of us at the FAA are policy people, one Pardee colleague and friend said. Jay lived and breathed safety his entire... Read More »
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June 26, 2015
From Aviation Today
Longtime FAA executive Jay Pardee, who pioneered the agency s shift from reactive to proactive and predictive safety initiatives over the last 20 years, died suddenly June 12. Many of us at the FAA are policy people, one Pardee colleague and friend said. Jay lived and breathed safety his entire... Read More »
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June 26, 2015
From Aviation Today
A new program has been created to help FAA employees feel "comfortable coming forward with safety concerns, according to U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. The Safety Review Process (SRP), an 18-month pilot program initiated on June 25 by the FAA and the National Air Traffic Controllers... Read More »
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June 26, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
A new program has been created to help FAA employees feel "comfortable coming forward with safety concerns, according to U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. The Safety Review Process (SRP), an 18-month pilot program initiated on June 25 by the FAA and the National Air Traffic Controllers... Read More »
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June 25, 2015
From Aviation Today
The bottom line is the autorotation remains a necessary skill and all helicopter pilots need to maintain mastery of it, the head of Flight Operations for AgustaWestland Philadelphia told a recent briefing for 50 pilots and operators organized by the FAA Safety Team. The executive, Patrick... Read More »
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