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Nov
16
2020

Drone Safety Week is Here!

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Join the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for virtual events during its second annual National Drone Safety Awareness Week from Nov. 16–22, 2020. Learn about the latest drone technology and how the FAA is working to safely integrate drones into the National Airspace System. Throughout the week, you also will hear from drone pilots and recreational flyers about their passion and commitment to drone safety, and stakeholders will highlight important drone safety educational topics.

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Nov
17
2020

GARMIN PILOT ADDS GRAPHICAL AIRSPACE AND OBSTACLE NOTAMS FOR PRE-FLIGHT PLANNING AND ENHANCED INFLIGHT AWARENESS

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OLATHE, Kan./November 17, 2020 – Garmin® International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., is pleased to announce the addition of new features to the Garmin Pilot™ application for Apple mobile devices, offering the ability to reference graphical airspace and obstacle NOTAMs during pre-flight planning and for increased situational awareness inflight. Additional features include an enhanced user interface for Profile View, allowing pilots the ability to access important information such as weather, PIREPs, and more, faster than ever before.

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Nov
18
2020

FAA and NASA Complete Drone Demonstrations

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The second phase of the FAA’s Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management Pilot Program (UTM/UPP) concluded with virtual demonstrations in partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and two UAS Test Sites: the Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP) and the New York UAS Test Site (NYUASTS).

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Categories: Press Releases


Nov
18
2020

Initial Drone Registrations About to Expire

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is reminding everyone whose drone registrations expire in December that the DroneZone is the FAA’s official website for registration.

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Nov
19
2020

Precision Aviation Group, Inc. (PAG) Acquires EFIX Aviation Support (EFIX)

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Atlanta, GA – November 19, 2020 – Precision Aviation Group, Inc. (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the Worldwide Aerospace and Defense industry, announced today the acquisition of São José dos Campos, Brazil based EFIX Aviation Support (EFIX).  EFIX specializes in Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services for the South American Aerospace and Defense market, with a diverse capabilities list that includes - Landing Gear, Hydraulic/Pneumatic, Electrical Accessories, Starter Generators, Batteries, and Avionics.  EFIX’ Repair Station holds both ANAC and EASA certifications.

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Categories: Press Releases


Nov
19
2020

James Maner Named Chief Pilot For PHI Americas

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PHI Americas has named James Maner as its Chief Pilot, PHI Americas, effective November 16, 2020. Maner’s appointment builds on his extensive experience working as a Line Training Captain for PHI in the Gulf of Mexico between 2009 and 2020.

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Nov
23
2020

PNG LNG adds H145 for Papua New Guinea operations

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Marignane, 23 November 2020 – ExxonMobil has signed a contract for two Airbus H145 helicopters to support the PNG LNG Project* in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

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Tags: Airbus ExxonMobil H145 Papua New Guinea PNG PNG LNG Project
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Nov
23
2020

MECAER AVIATION GROUP AND ROSEN SUNVISOR SYSTEMS TO PROVIDE SUNVISORS FOR THE LEONARDO AW139

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November 23, 2020, Philadelphia – Mecaer Aviation Group, Inc. (MAG), located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Rosen Sunvisor Systems, located in Eugene, Oregon, to collaborate on a Sunvisor System for the Leonard Helicopters AW139. The Sunvisor System will be certified via STC and can be installed as an aftermarket upgrade or as optional equipment when purchasing a new AW139. The Sunvisor System is well known for eliminating glare from multiple angles, increasing safety for helicopter operations.

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Tags: AW139 Leonardo MAG Mecaer Aviation Group Sunvisor Systems
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Nov
23
2020

Spectrum Aeromed Brings On New VP of Operations

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Spectrum Aeromed is proud to announce that Jeff Edberg has been hired to fill the role of Vice President of Operations in the company’s headquarter business office located in Fargo, North Dakota, USA.

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Nov
23
2020

FAA Moving Forward to Enable Safe Integration of Drones

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WASHINGTON – The FAA published airworthiness criteria for the proposed certification of 10 different Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or drones as special class aircraft. This is a crucial step to enabling more complex drone operations beyond what is allowed under the small unmanned aircraft rule (Part 107), including package delivery.

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Tags: Drones FAA UAS Unmanned Aircraft Systems
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