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Sep
27
2022

Denmark Releases Photos Taken By F-16 Of Gas Leaks From Nord Stream Pipelines In The Baltic

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The disturbance caused by the Nord Stream leak as seen from an RDAF F-16 (Image credit: RDAF) "

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Sep
28
2022

Hurricane Ian Set to Wreak Havoc on Florida Aviation

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Airlines and airports across the Sunshine State are instituting operational contingency plans in

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Sep
28
2022

Could Sabotage Have Caused Nord Stream Pipeline Ruptures? And If So, How?

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Another photo of the ocean surface above one of the Nord Stream pipeline leaks. (RDAF)"

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Sep
28
2022

U.S. Navy Begins Training On New TH-73A Thrasher Helicopter

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The Navy’s first TH-73A Thrasher arrives at Naval Air Station Whiting Field in Milton Aug. 6, 2021.

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Sep
29
2022

UPDATE: Hurricane Ian Shuts Down Florida Air Travel

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Major Hurricane Ian made landfall on Wednesday afternoon in southwest Florida near Cayo Costa as an

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Sep
29
2022

Check Out This Crazy Video of a NOAA Aircraft Flying inside Hurricane Ian

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NOAA flight engineer Nick Underwood filmed the moment his crew flew through the eye of Hurricane Ian

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Sep
29
2022

Tactical Leadership Programme Course 22-3 At Albacete Hits Two Firsts

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Sep
29
2022

Canada Jetlines: An Airline Ten Years in the Making Takes Off

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It’s been a long journey, but North America’s newest airline took to the skies last week.  Canada

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Sep
30
2022

Philippine FA-50PH Jets Undergoing Mandatory Precautionary Maintenance

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A Philippine Air Force FA-50PH during the US-Philippine Exercise Balikatan earlier this year.

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Oct
01
2022

Eviation’s All-Electric Plane Soars on First Flight Test

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The world’s first all-electric commuter plane made its first flight earlier this week. Eviation’s

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Oct
02
2022

Ex-USS Boone Sunk Using SM-6 Missile, Paveway IV and Quicksink Bombs During US-UK Drills

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The decommissioned USS Boone sinks after being hit multiple times (Screenshot from video below). In

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Categories: HeliNews Headlines


Oct
02
2022

Video Captures Helicopter Crash Landing in Fresno Neighborhood

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Surveillance video in a Fresno, CA neighborhood captured a helicopter crash in someone’s front yard

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Categories: HeliNews Headlines


Oct
03
2022

United Is Suspending Service (Again) at JFK

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Chicago-based United is suspending service at JFK airport by the end of October. In a memo sent to

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Categories: HeliNews Headlines


Oct
03
2022

NASA’s 747SP SOFIA Flies its Final Science Mission

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The public can see it fly one more time this month. NASA’s one-of-a-kind 747 SOFIA flying telescope

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Categories: HeliNews Headlines


Oct
04
2022

Break Me Off A Piece of that A380–Giant Airbus Goes To Auction

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If you’ve ever wanted to display the cockpit escape rope of an Airbus A380 in your living room,

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Categories: HeliNews Headlines


Sep
28
2022

The "Vuichard Recovery Aviation Safety Foundation" has just released a new safety video on "How to avoid a Vortex Ring State in helicopter operations".

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In this educational video in Part I of III, Pilots will learn the 3 perquisites to build up a Vortex Ring State. It presents the aerodynamic background of the build up and the typical signs of  a Vortex ring State. Special emphasis will be laid on the different Vortex Ring State sectors in relation to the rotor disk load. The video is packed with incredible animations and exciting new footage.

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Sep
28
2022

Baldwin Safety & Compliance Becomes First Vendor for New Rotorcraft-ASIAS Data Sharing Platform

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Hilton Head Island, SC — Baldwin Safety & Compliance announced it has become the first accepted vendor for the Rotorcraft Community within the Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing (R-ASIAS) program. The platform for the rotorcraft community was developed by General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) for the FAA, also referred to as R-ASIAS.

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Sep
28
2022

GPMS, Flightcell, and Blue Sky Network partner to meet US Forest Service MATOC Requirements

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Waterbury, VT –  – GPMS International, Flightcell, and Blue Sky Network jointly recently announced a combined solution featuring their industry-leading technologies that creates a fully compliant, lightweight, cost-efficient option for operators looking to bid on the recently released U.S. Forest Service Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) firefighting contract.  

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Tags: Blue Sky Network Flightcell GPMS
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Sep
28
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: TUCSON, AZ

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AIRCRAFT PRACTICING AUTOROTATION AND MADE A HARD LANDING, TUCSON, AZ

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Tags: AZ FAA Accident Report Tucson
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Sep
28
2022

Lockheed Martin, Verizon Demonstrate 5G-Powered ISR Capabilities For Department Of Defense

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In recent demonstrations, Lockheed Martin and Verizon flew 5G-enabled drones to capture and securely transfer high-speed, real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) data from aircraft in flight to geolocate military targets. 

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Sep
28
2022

NTSB Final Report: Horseshoe Bend, ID

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On February 5, 2021, about 1400 mountain standard time, a Hughes OH-6A helicopter, N6639R, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Horseshoe Bend, Idaho. The pilot sustained serious injuries and a passenger sustained minor injuries. The helicopter was operated as a public use flight.

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Sep
28
2022

HAI Extends Deadline for Salute To Excellence Award Nominations

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Alexandria, Va. (September 28, 2022) – Do you know someone in the rotorcraft, drone, or advanced air mobility community who’s outstanding in their profession? If so, HAI is hoping you’ll tell us their story and nominate them for our annual Salute to Excellence Awards program!

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Sep
28
2022

Kevin Campbell Joins Vita Inclinata As Executive Vice President of Finance

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WASHINGTON, DC, September 28, 2022 — Vita Inclinata (Vita), developer and producer of precision aerospace and industrial stabilization devices, today announced the appointment of Kevin Campbell as Executive Vice President of Finance. Campbell is an experienced financial executive with a strong mix of technical, operational, strategic, and commercial finance skills and a history of building, leading, and motivating teams in high-growth, investment-oriented businesses.

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Sep
28
2022

Kevin Campbell Joins Vita Inclinata As Executive Vice President of Finance

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WASHINGTON, DC, September 28, 2022 — Vita Inclinata (Vita), developer and producer of precision aerospace and industrial stabilization devices, today announced the appointment of Kevin Campbell as Executive Vice President of Finance. Campbell is an experienced financial executive with a strong mix of technical, operational, strategic, and commercial finance skills and a history of building, leading, and motivating teams in high-growth, investment-oriented businesses.

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Sep
29
2022

Bell Announces a Signed Purchase Agreement for First SUBARU Bell 412EPXs Sold in Europe

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Fort Worth, TX (Sept. 29, 2022) - Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today a signed purchase agreement for two SUBARU Bell 412EPX helicopters to the Republic of Croatia’s Ministry of Interior. This marks a significant milestone in the region as the first purchase agreement for SUBARU Bell 412 EPXs in Europe. The expected delivery date of the aircraft is October 2023.

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Oct
03
2022

Newly Minted US Flight School Chooses Guimbal Cabri G2

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Warsaw, MO – Charles Beesley and his family are pleased to announce the Guimbal Cabri G2 as the primary training platform for Icarus Aviation located at Warsaw Municipal Airport in Missouri. According to Beesley, founder and owner of Icarus, “the initial focus of Icarus will be helicopter flight training, but we plan to become an aviation academy with fixed wing training, in house maintenance, and an FAA Part 141 certificate. For us there was never any other option then the Cabri; Its safety, modern cockpit, and economical value made it a no-brainer.”

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Oct
03
2022

FreeFlight Systems TSO’d TERRAIN Series RADALTs to be implemented on Helicopter Institute’s diverse training fleet

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DALLAS, TX, October 3, 2022 – FreeFlight Systems, a NextGen aviation leader specializing in avionics design, development, and manufacturing, today announced that Helicopter Institute, an industry-leading OEM-alternative pilot training provider, has selected FreeFlight Systems’ TERRAIN Series radar altimeters for their fleet of Bell 206, Bell 407, Bell 505, Airbus AS350, MD500, MD600, and Robinson R44 aircraft.

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Tags: A350 Airbus Airbus Helicopters Bell Bell 206 Bell 407 Bell 505 Bell Flight Free Flight Systems FreeFlight MD500 MD600 NextGen R44 Robinson
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Oct
03
2022

Boeing Donates $2 Million to Support Hurricane Ian Recovery and Relief Efforts

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ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) is committing $2 million to assist with on the ground disaster recovery and relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, the company announced. This includes a $750,000 donation to the Volunteer Florida Foundation, the state's lead agency for volunteer and national service that directly manages the Florida Disaster Relief fund.

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Oct
03
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: NASHVILLE, TN

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AIRCRAFT WHILE HOVERING ROLLED ON ITS SIDE FOR UNKNOWN REASONS, NASHVILLE, TN.

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Oct
03
2022

NTSB Final Report: Maynard, IA

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The pilot reported that during an aerial application flight in a helicopter, he experienced a gust of wind that caused the nose of the helicopter to dip and lose altitude, which resulted in an impact with a powerline and substantial damage to the tailboom. The pilot reported that there were no mechanical malfunctions or anomalies that would have precluded normal operation.

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