The Boeing Company received a $500,000 contract from the U.S. Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory on Aug. 5 to demonstrate the company’s A160T (YMQ-18A) Hummingbird for the Marines’ Immediate Cargo Unmanned Aerial System Demonstration Program.
The FAA, she charged, has failed to make changes. “We believe if the recommendations were implemented, aviation safety would be improved,” the blunt-speaking Hersman said.Â She said 225 aircraft fly within 3 miles of the crash site every day, and pilots below 1,100 feet are free to choose their routes without monitoring from air-traffic controllers.
The Northrop Grumman Corporation-developedMQ-8B Fire Scout VTUAV recently completed flight tests aboard the USS McInerney. This is part of a series of shipboard evaluations leading to Operational Evaluation (OpEval) scheduled for this fall.
Experts from the Illinois Department of Transportation will pore over stacks of statistics and tales of medical emergencies in trying to decide whether a heliport proposed for the new Lurie Children’s Hospital in Streeterville can be built.
AeroComputers Inc. is pleased to announce the successful completion of integration between the UC-5100 Digital Mapping System and the HD/IR sensor payload.Â This integration provides advanced mapping, geopointing and video switching capabilities.
The Austrian Ministry of Defence announced that a â€œJet Rangerâ€ helicopter has made the last flight of this helicopter type with the Austrian Army (Bundesheer) at the Hinterstoisser military airfield near Zeltweg, Austria. This marks the conclusion of 40 years of service and some 100,000 flight hours with the Austrian Army.
A Maryland State Police Aviation Command crew has been honored for a daring December 2008 rescue which utilized American Eurocopterâ€™s Dauphin AS365 when a broken water main left several vehicles trapped in three-to-four feet of swiftly-flowing water.
A Navy helicopter thumped low over Pensacola on Wednesday, making its final flight before landing in the National Naval Aviation Museum’s parking lot to take its place in history.Â At a ceremony Thursday morning, the museum officially unveiled “Venom 500” an SH-60B Seahawk helicopter that has been in continuous duty with the Navy since 1986.
Australia is still to make decisions on whether it uses traditional capital acquisition or public private partnership (PPP) methods to finance its planned Project Air 9000 phase 7 helicopter training system requirement.
Gary C. Robb of Kansas City’s Robb & Robb, LLC delivered an address on Monday, July 27, 2009 on “Litigating a Helicopter Crash Case” to the Aviation Law Section at the Annual Convention of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), held in San Francisco, California.
July, 24 was held the official visit of two important visitors on the Kazan helicopter plant. The Interest to manufacture of the world famous helicopters of mark “Mi” and ANSAT was shown by the mayor of the city of Kazan Ilsur Metshin and the mayor of Istanbul Kadir Topbas.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank today ordered transferring of 21 hectares land in Joshimath area to Chamoli district administration for the construction of a helipad, stadium and an auditorium.
Governor Stuart Jack asked the Auditor General Dan Duguay in September to undertake an investigation into the purchase of the helicopter. Mr. Duguay found that there was no clear documentation of what the required operational capabilities of the helicopter should be, and limited communication between the police and the Civil Aviation Authority about the helicopter.
iPhone and iPod Touch users can soon download Pilot My-Cast by Garmin, a premier cell phone application that provides critical aviation weather data, flight planning and flight filing services to U.S. and Canadian based subscribers.
China’s newest attack helicopter is powered by Canadian-built engines, a development military analysts say could spark a backlash against Canada’s aerospace industry from U.S. lawmakers concerned about technology being transferred into the wrong hands.
DART Helicopter Services announces that their subsidiary partner Apical Industries has received ANAC approval for their AS350 Cable Cutters Kit in Brazil. Transport Canada, FAA and EASA approvals have been previously received.