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US opens up offshore wind farm development with $4.37 billion sell-off

US opens up offshore wind farm development with $4.37 billion sell-off

3-Mar-2022Source: US Dept. of Interior

The Department of the Interior announced the results of the nation’s highest-grossing competitive offshore energy lease sale in history, including oil and gas lease sales, with the New York Bight offshore wind sale. These results are a major milestone towards achieving the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of reaching 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030.... Read more

US proposes competitive leases for offshore wind development for New York and New Jersey

US proposes competitive leases for offshore wind development for New York and New Jersey

14-Jun-2021Source: US Dept Interior

This announcement by the US Dept of the Interior looks good news for the helicopter industry.  Historically, US has done very little in offshore wind farm development, but with this announcement and the Gulf of Mexico statement earlier this week, we are heading in a positive direction. Ed In support of the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of... Read more

US Dept of Interior and Forest Service issue helicopter safety reminder

US Dept of Interior and Forest Service issue helicopter safety reminder

12-Jun-2014Source: HAI

As this year’s wildfire season gets underway, the U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Forestry Service have issued a safety bulletin reminding pilots of the dangers of rotor strikes — main and tail — and the situations and attitudes that can cause them. While the safety bulleting is intended for crews flying firefighting missions, many... Read more

Airtanker Base Frequency Change 2014

Airtanker Base Frequency Change 2014

17-Mar-2014Source: US Forest Service

The FAA reviews and engineers all aviation Air-to-Air AM frequencies for all Airtanker Bases each year. Usually, the frequency 123.975 MHz is assigned for this purpose. However, if the frequency is not available at a given location, the FAA will engineer an alternative frequency. Due to engineering restrictions there are several new frequency assignments/changes to... Read more

Feds issue helmet safety guideline reminder

Feds issue helmet safety guideline reminder

2-May-2013Source: HAI

With the fire season approaching and interagency aviation operations gearing up, the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) this week issued an accident prevention bulletin reminding helicopter flight crews to ensure their helmets meet interagency guidelines and, more importantly, offer adequate protection. The bulletin warns that some helmets may contain outdated... Read more

US Dept of Interior issues FY11 Aviation Safety Summary

US Dept of Interior issues FY11 Aviation Safety Summary

16-Oct-2011Source: US Dept of Interior

DOI aviation safety and aircraft mishap prevention is based on the philosophy that all aircraft mishaps can be prevented and that mishap prevention is an inherent function of any position. Zero aircraft accidents is every professional’s goal regardless of any barriers. Improved aviation safety reduces cost, saves lives, and drives efficiencies across all of our... Read more

HAI promotes Fire Safety Forum

HAI promotes Fire Safety Forum

9-Nov-2010Source: HAI

Join helicopter firefighting operators under contract to the U.S. Forest Service or Department of the Interior and attend HAI’s 3rd Annual Fall Government Contracting Committee meeting and Firefighting Safety Forum in Boise, Idaho, November 17th and 18th – sponsorship opportunities are available! Attendees will have the opportunity to sit in on the Government Contracting Committee’s... Read more

Presolicitation Notice For On-Call Small Helicopter Support to US Dept of Interior

Presolicitation Notice For On-Call Small Helicopter Support to US Dept of Interior

2-Sep-2009Source: RotorNews

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... Read more

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