Air Evac Lifeteam selected clinical educator Mark Harvey of Clarksville, Tenn. as its 2009 Regional Clinical Educator of the Year August 7 during the company’s regional awards banquet in Florence, Ala.
San Antonioâ€™sÂ AirLIFE is making a big move. The air ambulance is shifting its base of operations from downtownÂ Baptist Medical Center on Dallas Street toÂ North Central Baptist Hospital in Stone Oak.
The NTSB issued 19 recommendations regarding Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS).Â These recommendations address various safety issues including pilot training; safety management systems to minimize risk; collection and analysis of flight, weather, and safety data; flight data monitoring; development of a low altitude airspace infrastructure; and the use of dual pilots, autopilots, and night vision… Read more »
Haines Borough leaders plan to consider relaxing regulations on commercial helicopter and heli-skiing activities. Theyâ€™ll look at eliminating flight-path restrictions and expanding the number of clients companies are permitted.
Sandel Avionics announced it will begin flight testing as scheduled on October 20, 2009, at Corporate Helicopters of San Diego, CA, for its revolutionary HTAWS (helicopter terrain awareness and warning system)
The Acquisitions Services Directorate of the Department of the Interior’s National Business Center (NBC) has provided HAI with a Presolicitation Notice of Release of Proposed Specifications for on-call 2010 small helicopter support
CMH Heli-Skiing is offering the most cost-effective way to reach the deep powder slopes of the Selkirk and Monashee ranges of British Columbia. The rate for an all-inclusive heli-ski trip to CMH Kootenay is only $975 CAD per day â€“ but only for those who book before September 15, 2009
Blue Sky Network, a leading global provider of GPS tracking and communication solutions for land, sea, and aviation assets, is pleased to confirm that it will beexhibiting at the Helitech Exposition in Duxford, England from September 22 to 24, 2009.
Meridian Aviation Consulting, a division of Meridian Consulting L.L.C., with deep expertise in the rotor wing industry as a consulting & brokerage firm, is now offering 34 helicopters for sale and lease with an estimated market value of over $30 Million.
Vector Aerospace announces its Helicopter Services RR250 model engine repair facility located in Lewisville, Texas is consolidating with the Vector Engine Services-Atlantic PWC engine repair station in Southlake, Texas to create a combined engine repair operation.
Because the helicopter was in the airspace without permission from air traffic control, the search of the property during which marijuana was found inside and outside the house was warrantless and forbidden by the Fourth Amendment
On Aug. 31, 1984, Pegasus, the University of Virginia Health Systemâ€™s chopper, carried an accident victim from Louisa County to the hospital.Â Today, that would hardly merit a batted eyelid. In 1984, it was revolutionary, as Pegasus, the medical chopper, made its first flight.
State-ownedÂ PawanÂ Â Hans Ltd has set up a maintenance engineering (AME) training school atÂ Mumbai to meet the demand for skilled manpower for maintenance of helicopters. State-owned Pawan Hans Ltd has set up a maintenance engineering (AME) training school at Mumbai to meet the demand for skilled manpower for maintenance of helicopters. State-ownedÂ PawanÂ Â Hans… Read more »
AgustaWestland and UI International (UII) are pleased to announce they have been awarded a contract by the Korean Public Procurement Services to supply the Korea National Police Agency (KNPA) with one AW119Ke law enforcement helicopter as part of an on-going programme to modernise the Police helicopter fleet
AFS is pleased to announce that Larry Hindman of Albuquerque, New Mexico will join the team of foresters, former operators, and technicians working to develop and promote the FAST Bucket and line of accessories designed to increase the utility of helicopter firefighting missions.
A South Carolina feasibility study committee will give a go-ahead this week for offshore natural gas and oil exploration while federal regulators in September are expected to put some protections of thousands of square miles of the potential drilling area where valuable deep sea coral is found.
DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their affiliated partner, AKV Inc. has received EASA approval for their Dual Engine Cycle Counters for all of the BK117 series helicopters. Transport Canada and FAA approvals have been previously received.
The NTSB today issued five safety recommendations to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) resulting from the Safety Board’s ongoing investigation of the midair collision over the Hudson River near Hoboken, New Jersey on August 8, 2009.Â The collision of a Eurocopter AS350 BA helicopter, and a Piper PA-32R-300 airplane caused nine fatalities, including the pilot… Read more »
Lycoming Engines, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced Michael Kraft as its new senior vice president and general manager, replacing Ian Walsh who was promoted to Chief Innovation Officer at Textron Systems
Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, announced that its latest pin load cell has been STC certified by the FAA and Transport Canada. The pin load cell is part of a new Onboard Weighing System designed for the Robinson R44 Raven II aircraft.
As part of an effort to improve helicopter performance, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has begun whirl testing a demonstration rotor system with active flaps. The effort is jointly funded by Sikorsky and the Aviation Applied Technology Directorate (AATD). Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.
The Olympic rings have a whole new meaning for helicopter and small aircraft operators in the Sea to Sky corridor.Â That’s because airspace security during February’s Olympics is laid out in rings like the ripples on a pond and many aviators say the rings are making it all but impossible to carry on with business.
On Aug. 21, 2009, the United States Federal Aviation Administration published a final rule establishing requirements for night vision goggle training, proficiency and operations, among other rule changes relating to pilot, flight instructor and pilot school certification.
Robson Helimagic introduces their new website which contains information on helicopter tours, winter heli ski, Valemount weather conditions, ski rental rates, sightseeing tours, bus tours and need to know information. Join their Facebook group â€œRobson Helimagic Inc.â€ to see what a real Canadian Rockies tour is all about.
DARTâ€™s AS 350/AS 355 Interior Trim panels improve the aesthetic appeal of the aircraft interior and provide superior resistance to warping and cracking.Â The interior trim panels consist of light grey aircraft grade polycarbonate components that fasten to the aircraft structure using the existing OEM fastening methods.
This agreement is a new step in the cooperation that Eurocopter and UTair have started to establish several years ago. In 2008, the two companies decided to create an integrated technical maintenance center in Tyumen to support the Eurocopter fleet in Russia. This Eurocopter certified maintenance center will open its doors towards the end of… Read more »
On Thursday, Sikorsky Aircraft increased the prize money for the Igor I. Sikorsky Human-Powered Helicopter Competition from $20,000 to $250,000. The contest is more than two decades old and no one has met the requirements of hovering about 10 feet in the air for 60 seconds.
CHR International Inc., a US corporation previously involved in aviation, announces the acquisition of SAFARI Helicopter. The SAFARI is an â€œExperimentalâ€ class helicopter sold Flight Ready or as a Kit for homebuilding. Formerly called a â€œBaby Belleâ€, it bears a striking resemblance to a Bell 47.
With over 20 years experience leading global sales, marketing and strategy development, Taylor will be responsible for developing and executing sustainable long-term strategy for the business aviation sector and for creating innovative approaches to growing existing products and services.
Companies all over the world looking to lower their aviation operating costs can now receive ongoing updates and the latest information about Able Engineeringâ€™s products & events by following the new â€œAbleEngineeringâ€ account on Twitter.
AFS has received an STC from EASA for an Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) system for MD Helicopters’ (MDHI) MD900/MD902 Explorer series. The certification clears the way for MD Explorer operators to maximize engine protection while reaping performance and maintenance benefits available with an IBF.
Latitude Technologies announced today that the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) within the U.S. Department of Energy has selected Latitude to provide a suite of Satcom hardware products and related services for its helicopter fleet.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently published a memo announcing the approved use of Audio Visual Warning Systems (AVWS) in the National Airspace System (NAS) and the administrationâ€™s intentions to update Advisory Circular 70/7460-1K, Obstruction Marking and Lighting, the recommended marking standards for obstacles that penetrate the NAS.
Bristow Group declared a quarterly dividend of $0.6875 per share of mandatory convertible preferred stock issued and outstanding at the close of business on September 1, 2009. Additionally, each share of the mandatory convertible preferred stock, unless previously converted, will automatically convert on September 15, 2009, into shares of Bristow’s common stock.
409 days ago, Sally’s health insurance company told her they would not cover her air ambulance flight to be evaluated for a liver transplant. Yesterday, after four appeals and countless hours of work by Angel MedFlight’s patient advocates, that decision was reversed. The insurance company will now pay the full amount of the services provided… Read more »
A showdown is looming between the National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority and the Victoria Falls Town Council after the local authority allocated land for helipads to seven potential helicopter operators to venture into providing flights over the rainforest.
Vector Aerospace now offers Bell Helicopter-certified airframe repair capability for the OH-58 (Kiowa) A and C models, via its new maintenance fixture located at the companyâ€™s Andalusia, Alabama helicopter repair and overhaul operation.